With Locations we've added the ability to specify calling restrictions. The calling restrictions will determine whether users or gateways in a particular Location can call users or features in another Location. A new left side menu will allow the Administrator to select the new capabilities as seen below:
The Associated tab allows the administrator to see all system features associated with a particular location:
The Inbound Calling tab allows the administrator to specify calls coming inbound to the system from a set of IP's or SIP domain as inbound to a particular Location:
The Internal Calling Permissions page lets the Administrator specify which locations can call which other locations. The following screenshot shows Location1 is allowed to call Location1 only:
Note: With Internal calling permissions be careful. If you don't allow the location that you are working with to call itself, users in that location will not be able to call each other.
The Fallback Calling Permissions control how calling works for transferred calls. If you don't want users to be able to transfer to locations other than their own, select the Fallback as being the current location.
The system calling features get Locations settings as well. This allows an Administrator to limit the ability for users in one location to dial an Auto Attendant or some other feature at a different location.
Auto Attendants must be dialed and they also dial out.
Auto Attendants are dialed through Dial Plan entries (System -> Dial Plan). To the Auto Attendant Dial Plan the administrator can select which Locations are allowed to dial an Auto Attendant Dial Plan entry. If no Locations are specified then all Locations will be able to dial the Auto Attendant.
Dial out from Auto Attendants must also be controlled so as to not allow the AA to dial out to a Location it’s not authorized to call.