DSX IP Keysets can connect to the system over a VPN (Virtual Private Network). A VPN is a private,
secure network connection that "tunnels" through the public internet.
Consult an IT Professional
|Setting up a VPN requires the purchase of third-party network equipment and
the services of an IT Administrator. If you don't have this knowledge, you
should always consult with a trained IT professional.
|An incorrectly configured VPN tunnel could pose a security risk.
|NEC Technical Services cannot assist you with your VPN setup. If you do not
have IT expertise, always consult a trained IT professional. Optionally, you may
be able to call the router manufacturer for installation and troubleshooting
To set up a VPN:
- Install a VPN router at the remote location.
- The LAN side of the remote router connects to the IP keyset.
- The WAN side of the remote router connects to the public internet.
- Install another VPN router at the system location.
- The LAN side of this router connects to the system.
- The WAN side of this router connects to the public internet.
- Set up a VPN tunnel between the two routers.
- Once the tunnel is set up, the remote IP keyset is part of the local LAN to which
the system is connected. Set up the remote IP keyset as you would an on-premise IP
- Due to bandwidth limitations and other performance variations in the public
internet, you should normally choose Profile 2 in 2106-01: VoIP Profile [Stations: Config: Setup: VoIP (2106): Profile] for your remote