Billable Accounts. Select Customer from the Left Navigation and Add a New Customer. This is your billing entity. You can configure the account as pre-‐paid or. The Asterisk A2Billing Calling-Card-Platform A guide to the basics of using A2Billing the asterisk Handbook (). Maual. Contribute to eluizbr/Manual development by creating an account on GitHub.
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There are 2 manuak against each customer which allow the invoice and payment history to be viewed. This screen lists all the backups that have been made, and the system can restore the selected backup by clicking restore.
That is to say, select individual previously created rate-cards and add them to the group. Define Rate Card Having created the rate card, and put some rates against it, the rates are then listed in this screen.
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Broadband In order to take full advantage of all the features offered by A2Billing, a broadband connection will be required, preferably with a fixed IP address. Create New Rate-Card Create a new rate card, that is listed in the screen above.
Mindful of the fact that there may be many hundreds of rates in any one rate-card, a search function is provided to select individual rates. Rates can be imported in bulk, having been previously prepared in an appropriate format in Excel or Access. Create a Tariff Group under Ratecard — Tariffgroup.
Monthly Traffic This provides a pie chart showing traffic month on month. Select the rate card to view in the dropdown at the top, then press a2billiing. Having created criteria for selecting rates, they can be then updated using batch update function. Administrators can be edited and deleted.
The view money situation shows a list of total payments, refills and the outstanding balance for each customer. In order to take full advantage of all the features offered by A2Billing, a broadband connection will be required, preferably with a fixed IP address. There are two types of charge available, a one off charge, and a recurring charge which is applied every month. Customers can be set up as either Pre-paid or Post-paid. Refer a2billign the Digium website and [ http: Each time that the customer makes a call, the balance can be read out a2biling them.
Vouchers are a mechanism whereby customers can top up their cards by purchasing a voucher from a retail a2billinb.
Invoices can be exported in CSV format for fulfillment, or they can be emailed from the interface. Note that this does not take payment. It is from this interface that cards are topped up manually via the refill button.
Manually adding customer payment in A2Billing
The DNID can be set to an individual number to always choose this a2billng card when the number matches. Click edit to change the properties of a customer.
Other examples may include forming a URL on a smartphone, either with a special application or manually into the phone’s web browser, which then sends the appropriate information via wifi, GPRS or 3G to set up the callback. Rates can be added individually, but this can become tedious, so an import rate function is described below.
The card number and the password are used to authenticate a SIP or IAX client, while the Card Alias or customer email address and password are used to access the customer web interface.
Add Destination New Destinations are added here on behalf of the customer. This can be a useful reference for revenue protection and assessing unusual traffic pattterns. View invoices show a history of previously prepared invoices as well as their status in terms of Sent and paid. The customer can set up their own speed dials via their web interface, or they can be set up in the administrator screens.
Manually adding customer payment in A2Billing
The initial screen shows reporting information on each DID, such as minutes used etc. The system allows a prefix to be added or removed from a2billng call using this trunk. Add Offer Package Add a new package. The destinations that are to be included in the free minutes package are selected within the rate card.
These s2billing be filtered to show one of Four levels: Calls Compare allows you to look at traffic patterns from day to day. View Money Situation The view money situation shows a list of total payments, refills and the outstanding balance for each customer. The screen will then offer the option to apply stepped charges to the customer.
Customers A customer has a number of properties, mainly a card number, an Alias and a password. A rate-card has to be created first.
From this graph, the maximum number of concurent calls can be ascertained. Additionally, A2Billing can be configured to present an IVR menu, through which the customer can top up their card. There are various ways that an A2Billing customer can trigger the call: Select the rate-card to which you want to add the rate, enter the dial prefix, which matches the rate and give a destination. It is assumed that you have configured trunks in Asterisk; you know the carrier cost of your calls, and the price that you intend to charge your end customer.