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Dec 14, 2018 18:16

ACL rules and Call classes management Admin Guide

This Guide explains and describes what permissions and limitations for PBX users and administrators can be set to limit access to certain PBX services and features.

Updated: October 2018

Permalink: https://confluence.wildix.com/x/eQaIAQ

Introduction

ACL (Access Control List) is a number of permissions and limitations for PBX users and PBX administrators.

Via ACL for PBX users it is possible to forbid certain groups of users external calls to certain call classes, limit access to certain PBX services and UC features.

Via ACL for PBX administrators it is possible to limit access to certain WMS menus and forbid certain operations related to PBX management to groups of PBX admins.

Note: Normally, if you don't forbid any certain access via ACL, it means the access is allowed. For example, if you don't have any ACL restriction "Cannot" - "Intrusion", it means intrusion is allowed.

Exception: There are 2 ACLs that are not permitted by default: "Can " - "Modify presence" and "Can" - "Delete calls". At first, you have to set ACL permissions for using these services.

Admin and Default ACL groups and permissions

ACL groups can be managed and created in WMS -Users -> Groups.

By default there are two ACL groups on PBX:

  • Admin (no limitations, assigned to “admin” user)
  • Default (see Default ACL settings; assigned to new users by default)


ACL groups can be assigned to users in WMS -> Users -> select user / users -> “Group”:


All PBX users with admin permissions can:

  • Edit permissions of ACL groups (click Edit permissions button to manage)

“admin” user in addition can:

  • Create and delete ACL groups
  • Set up inheritance
  • Manage admin permissions for PBX administrators (click Edit admin permissions button to manage)

Note: ACL groups are shared via WMS Network. Detailed information about WMS Network can be found here: WMS Network.


Inheritance

Set up Inheritance: Select an ACL group: “Inherits from” (select the group)


Important: Wildix ACL groups support only single level inheritance.


Example: group B inherits from A; group C can't inherit from B because B already inherits from another ACL group A.


Note: “Cannot” rule has priority over “can”.

Example: group B inherits from A “Can” – “Intercom”, but inside group B we add “Cannot” – “Intercom”, as a result, use of Intercom is prohibited for this group of users.

ACL for outgoing calls – Supported countries for call classes

To forbid/ allow calls, use ACL "Can call / Cannot call".

Wildix PBX supports call classes for following countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Portugal
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

Call class detection for processing external calls

PBX differentiates national from foreign calls based on International Prefix in Dialplan -> General settings.

Country code in trunk settings is used for number normalization (number is not normalized if country code is empty)

Available classes for processing of calls inside configured country:

  • National
  • Mobile
  • Emergency
  • Free
  • Premium1
  • Premium2 (Germany, Austria)

Available classes for processing of calls to/ from other countries (see Call classes explanation):

  • North America
  • Africa
  • Europe1
  • Europe2
  • South America
  • Oceania
  • Russia
  • Asia1
  • Asia2

Call class for unknown countries is 0 and call will not be blocked by ACL.

Recommendations to avoid calls to illegal destinations:

(as in Default ACL settings)

  • First add the rule “cannot call All”
  • Then add a number of “can call” rules

Setting up call classes in Dialplan

“Dial the trunk” and “Trunk group” Dialplan procedures allow you to define call classes and associate them to prefixes. Consult Dialplan applications Admin Guide for detailed information.

Example: assign calls to destination numbers which start with “03” to “Mobile” call class, remove the first digit (0) from the called number and route calls via the selected trunk (test5)


In case you do not set up call classes via Dialplan procedures, PBX evaluates the call prefix and assigns the call class to it, based on the logic described in the chapter Call classes explanation.

Call classes explanation

  • Internal – internal calls
  • Local - local calls 
  • National – recognized based on the National Prefix in Dialplan General Settings
  • Mobile – recognized based on the Country Code in Dialplan General Settings
  • Emergency – recognized based on the Country Code in Dialplan General Settings
  • Free – recognized based on the Country Code in Dialplan General Settings
  • Premium1 – recognized based on the Country Code in Dialplan General Settings
  • Premium2 – recognized based on the Country Code in Dialplan General Settings
  • Premium3 – not defined
  • Premium4 – not defined
  • North America – calls to numbers starting with 001 or +1
  • Africa – calls to numbers starting with 002 or +2
  • Europe1 – calls to numbers starting with 003 or +3
  • Europe2 – calls to numbers starting with 004 or +4
  • South America – calls to numbers starting with 005 or +5
  • Oceania – calls to numbers starting with 006 or +6
  • Russia – calls to numbers starting with 007 or +7
  • Asia1 – calls to numbers starting with 008 or +8
  • Asia2 – calls to numbers starting with 009 or +9

Prefixes per country for call class detection:

Notes

Difference between ALCs “Can / cannot” – Modify public phonebook” and “Can set / cannot set” “Phonebook”:

  • Can / cannot Modify public phonebook: user in this group cannot modify any contact from public WMS phonebook
  • Can set / cannot set Phonebook: user in this group can access only phonebooks located in “Selected” section in WMS -> Users (select user) -> Edit preferences -> Phonebooks

Note: at least one phonebook must be present in “Available” section (it can even be an empty phonebook).

APPENDIX 1. Default ACL permissions

The list of default ACL permissions of Default (users) and Admin (users with admin permissions) ACL groups:

GroupAbility and access
Users
  • cannot Intrusion Everybody
  • cannot Intercom Everybody
  • cannot Manage the callcenter
  • cannot use CDR-view
  • cannot use Shared Recording
  • cannot use Personal Recording
  • cannot call All
  • can call Local
  • can call National
  • can call Mobile
  • can call Emergency
  • can call Europe1
  • can call Europe2
  • cannot Modify Public Phonebook
  • cannot Delete calls
  • cannot Modify presence Everybody
  • cannot Create Conferences
PBX admins
  • cannot manage PBX All
  • can manage PBX <current_PBX>
  • cannot manage group Everybody
  • cannot Add and remove users
  • cannot access menu All
  • can access menu Users :: Phonebook
  • can access menu Dialplan :: Call Groups
  • can access menu Dialplan :: Timetables
  • can access menu Dialplan :: IVR
  • can access menu Settings :: Tools and utilities :: Backup system

APPENDIX 2. Full list of ACL permissions

Can/ Cannot

Call - GroupAllow/ forbid calling certain groups of users
use Virtual scanner - Group

Allow/ forbid using Virtual scanner Feature Code. More information: Virtual scanner

Modify presence - Group

Allow/ forbid setting user status of colleagues in Collaboration. By default, if no ACL rule is added, users are not allowed to set user status of colleagues. More information: Set user status

see full number in CDR-View

Allow/ forbid seeing full numbers in CDR-View. You can decide how many digits to hide in Call and chat history menu of WMS

Intercom - Group

Allow/ forbid using Intercom Feature code. More information: Intercom

Intrusion - Group

Allow/ forbid call intrusion via Collaboration / Feature code. More information: Call intrusion (barging), Silent intrusion / Partial intrusion / Conference intrusion

Modify public phonebooks

Allow/ forbid modifying any contact from a public WMS phonebook in Collaboration. Details: Phonebook

View - Group

Allow/ forbid viewing colleagues status information. More information: Colleagues status information

View calls of users - Group

Allow/ forbid viewing who is calling via Collaboration and WP4X0 2015-2017. Details: Colleagues status information

Delete calls - Group

Allow/ forbid deleting calls from History of Collaboration. By default, if no ACL rule is added, users are not allowed to delete calls. More information: Calls / faxes history

Share status via Kite

Allow/ forbid sharing user's status via Kite (no user status is shown when contacting user by Kite link)

Share status message via Kite

Allow/ forbid sharing user's status message via Kite (no status message is shown when contacting user by Kite link)

Share geolocation via Kite

Allow/ forbid geolocation sharing via Kite. More information: Limit access to Kite service

View geolocation via Collaboration - Group

Allow/ forbid viewing geolocation of users in Collaboration. More information: Geolocation

Manage the callcenter

Allow/ forbid performing actions on call groups’ members: put a user on hold, add users to call groups via call groups plugin and Call group management Feature code (if forbidden, a user can perform the actions only on himself (add himself to a call group, put himself on pause in a call group).

More information: WebAPI basic features and Call group management Feature code

Be looked up via dial by name

Allow/ forbid user to be looked up via dial by name feature (including ASR). The feature can be called via "Dial by name/ Directory" Dialplan application or Directory Feature code. More information: Directory and Dial by name/ Directory

See extensions

Allow/ forbid downloading Collaboration Extensions. More information: Extensions

Create conferences

Allow/ forbid creating chat/ video conferences. More information: Multiuser chat conference and Ubiconf Videoconference

Can set/ Cannot set

Status (DND/Away)

Allow/ forbid setting DND/ Away status via Status Feature Code and WP4X0. More information: Status (DND/Away) and WP4X0 Call Features

Call Forward Busy

Allow/ forbid setting call forwarding if user is busy via Collaboration, Feature Code or WP4X0. Consult Call features chapter of Collaboration Guide, WP4X0 Call features or Feature Codes Guide for detailed information

Call Forward No Answer

Allow/ forbid setting call forwarding if user doesn't answer via Collaboration, Feature Code or WP4X0. More information: Call features chapter of Collaboration Guide, WP4X0 Call features or Feature Codes Guide for detailed information

Call Forward All

Allow/ forbid setting forwarding of all calls via Collaboration, Feature Code or WP4X0. More information: Call features chapter of Collaboration Guide, WP4X0 Call features or Feature Codes Guide for detailed information

Call waiting

Allow/ forbid receiving more than one call at a time via Collaboration, Feature Code or WP4X0. More information: Call features, WP4X0 Call features and Call waiting Feature Code

Mobility extension management

Allow/ forbid call forwarding to the mobile number via Collaboration, Feature Code or WP4X0. More information: Call features, WP4X0 Call features and Mobility extension management

Call timeout

Allow/ forbid setting call timeout after which an incoming call will be terminated via Collaboration or Feature Code. More information: Call features and Call timeout

Telephone blocked

Allow/ forbid using Telephone blocked Feature Code. More information: Telephone blocked

Ring only active device

Allow/ forbid activating only the active device ring via Collaboration or Feature Code. More information: Personal settings and Ring only active device Feature Code

Mobility confirmation

Allow/ forbid a user to be notified on who the caller is when he receives a call on mobility extension number. More information: Call features and Mobility confirmation

Function keys

Allow/ forbid configuring Function keys for WP and Android app in Collaboration. More information: Function keys

Timetable

Allow/ forbid changing a timetable status via Feature Code (Timetables and switches are created in WMS)

3 state switch

Allow/ forbid changing 3 state switch status via Feature Code

Switch

Allow/ forbid changing a switch status via Feature Code. More information: Switch / 3 state switch / Timetable

Phonebooks

Allow/ forbid access to selected phonebooks (if forbidden, a user can access only phonebooks located in “Selected” section in WMS - > Users (select user) -> Edit preferences -> Phonebooks

Personal Information

Allow/ forbid changing personal information in Collaboration. Details: Personal

Advanced status

Allow/ forbid access to advanced user status menu, including status message, until option, editing picture and setting location and Chat/ Presence menu, including custom statuses in Collaboration. More information: Status message and Chat/ Presence

Fax Server Settings

Allow/ forbid changing Fax server Settings in Collaboration. More information: Fax Server

All

Can use/ Cannot use

Collaboration

Allow/ forbid access to Collaboration (if forbidden, users have access only to the basic CTI interface, including calls, sending SMS/ fax, changing personal user status, without full access to Collaboration (no access to Colleagues, Function keys, Map view, Messaging menu)

Attendant Console

Allow/ forbid access to Attendant Console. More information: Attendant Console

History

Allow/ forbid access to Calls/ faxes History via Collaboration, WP4X0, WP600AXX/ Vision, iOS/ Android apps. More information: Calls / faxes history

CDR-View

Allow/ forbid access to CDR-View. Detailed information: CDR-View Guide

Speed dial

Allow/ forbid call phonebook short numbers using Speed dial Feature Code. More information: Speed dial Feature Code

Shared Recording

Allow/ forbid using Shared record Feature Code and WP4X0. More information: Personal record / Shared record Feature codes and Record a call

Personal RecordingAllow/ forbid access to personal recording via Collaboration, Personal Recording Feature Code and Incall code *1 as well as Attendant Console. More information: Feature Codes Guide and Collaboration Guide
SMSAllow/ forbid sending SMS via Collaboration. More information: SMS
Fax

Allow/ forbid sending faxes via Collaboration. More information: Fax

Paging

Allow/ forbid using Paging Feature Code to send a broadcast to a group of users. More information: Paging

Pre answer servicesAllow/ forbid access to pre answer services (the voice prompt doesn't announce "press * for options"), including Voicemail, Intrusion, Intercom and Call completion, but the voice prompt announces user status: on the phone, busy, unavailable, no answer
Pre answer services & messages

Allow/ forbid access to pre answer services when user status is not announced at all

Web phone

Allow/ forbid availability of web phone in Collaboration (if forbidden, web phone is not available in the list of devices in Collaboration and user cannot use Collaboration to place / receive calls via Web phone)

Voicemail

Allow/ forbid access to Voicemail via Collaboration, Voicemail Feature Code, "Go to voicemail" Dialplan application, WP4X0, WP600AXX/ Vision, iOS/ Android apps. More information: Voicemails

Contact center

Allow/ forbid using Contact center feature in Collaboration. More information: Contact center

All

Can call/ Cannot call

InternalThe description of call classes can be found in Call classes explanation Chapter.
Local
National
Mobile
Emergency
Free
Premium1
Premium2
Premium3
Premium4
North America
Africa
Europe1
Europe2
South America
Oceania
Russia
Asia1
Asia2
Numbers in allowed phonebooks
International
All

APPENDIX 3. List of ACL admin permissions

AbilityAccess
Can/ Cannot manage PBXAllow/ forbid managing Server and Client PBXes
Can/ Cannot manage groupAllow/ forbid managing any specific group
Can/ Cannot access menu
  • Users::Users
  • Users::Groups
  • Users::PBXes
  • Users::Phonebooks
  • Trunks::Trunks
  • Trunks::Trunk Groups
  • Trunks::Pricelists
  • Devices
  • Dialplan::Dialplan rules
  • Dialplan::Call Groups
  • Dialplan::Paging Groups
  • Dialplan::Timetables
  • Dialplan::IVR
  • Dialplan::Feature codes
  • Dialplan::General Settings
  • Settings::PBX
  • Settings::System
  • Settings::Tools and utilities::Remote support
  • Settings::Tools and utilities::Backup system
  • Settings::Tools and utilities::Upgrade
  • Settings::Tools and utilities::Generate trace
  • Top control::Generate call
  • Top control::Sounds
  • Top control::Debug
  • Toop control::Reboot/Halt
Can/ CannotAdd and remove users


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