FXS Gateway Management in FortiVoice

FXS gateways connect traditional PBX phone lines to a VoIP phone system or provider. To connect the FXO ports to the internet or a VoIP system, you will need an FXS gateway.

This recipe guides you through the process of configuring and adding an FXS gateway.


Adding a Gateway

First we’ll need to add the initial gateway

  1. Go to Managed System > FortiVoice Gateway > FXS Gateway.
  2. Select New
  3. Enter a unique name for the gateway and enable the gateway.
  4. Enter the display name on the gateway, such as ABC Company
  5. Enter a hostname or IP address of the gateway. You can select get device information to get the serial number, device type, and MAC address of the gateway. 
  6. Enter the necessary admin details and gateway details.
  7. Select Create.

Creating Multiple Gateway Trunks

A GS16 gateway has 16 FXS ports and each port has an extension number. If you wish to modify a gateway extension

To add a gateway trunk

  1. Go to Managed System > FortiVoice Gateway > FXS Gateway.
  2. Select a gateway to add a drunk and select Edit.
  3. Select Manage extension.
  4. Double-click any extesion to modify it. If you require more information see the “Configuring IP extensions” section in the FortiVoice Administrator Guide.
  5. Select Close.