Yeastar Blog | Extend Skype for Business Server 2015 to S-Series VoIP PBX

Skype for Business Server 2015 can be deployed as an adjunct to Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX to deliver UC functions with a minimum of disruption to on-going business operations. With the integration, users can make free internal calls between S-Series VoIP PBX and Skype for Business Server 2015 by dialing extension number directly without “+”, which greatly improves user’s communication efficiency and enhances productivity. In addition, users can make outbound calls from Skype for Business Server 2015 via the PSTN trunks of S-Series VoIP PBX directly, saving the communication cost on the Lync side to a large extent.

What is Skype for Business Server 2015?

Skype for Business Server (formerly Microsoft Office Communications Server and Microsoft Lync Server) is real-time communications server software that provides the infrastructure for enterprise instant messaging, presence, peer-to-peer VoIP, ad hoc and structured conferences (audio, video and web conferencing) and PSTN connectivity through a third-party gateway or SIP trunk.

How to extend Skype for Business Server 2015 to S-Series VoIP PBX?

1. Create topology to Skype for business 2015 and publish it
  • Add a new IP/PSTN Gateway in the window of Skype for business 2015 Topology Builder.
  • Define the PSTN Gateway FQDN with the IP Address of S-Series IP PBX.
  • Define the root trunk and finally publish the topology.

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2. Enable user for Skype for business Server
  • Create your account in DC first before adding it into Skype for business Server.
  • Enable an account in “Skype for Business Server 2015 Control Panel”.

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  • Open Lync client software and log in with the account.

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3. Create call rules in Skype for business control panel
  • Edit and set rules to the Dial Plan, Voice Policy, Route, PSTN Usage, Trunking configuration respectively.

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  • Click ‍”Test Voice Routing”to see if our rules are correct.
  • If the result is passed, the configuration on Skype for business server is completed.
4. Set up rules in S-Series VoIP PBX web interface
  • Create Service Provider trunk to Skype for Business Server 2015.

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  • Internal communication between S-Series VoIP PBX and Skype for Business Server.

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  • Dial external number in Skype for Business Server through S-Series VoIP PBX

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  • Dial into Skype for Business Server 2015 through S-series VoIP PBX’s PSTN trunk.

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Know more details on how to extend the Skype for Business Server 2015 to S-Series VoIP PBX with the step-by-step guide.