First authorization and the server initial setup

After successful software installation, open the browser and go to the server address where the Link is installed. At the top right corner, you can change the interface language to English or Russian.

Also, you can find the current software version in the lower right corner.

Enter default values to get access to the Link for the first time.

Info

Default values to enter the web interface: 

Login: admin@bas-ip.com

Password: qwerty11!@

After logging in to the server you must complete the server initial setup for its further functioning. 

Server initial setup


  1. In the sidebar scroll to the Settings section. 
  2. Open the General tab and enter the following general settings: 
    • your project name; 
    • project description (if necessary);
    • server URL, e.g., https://link.example.com;

If you don't have a server domain name (link.example.com), enter the IP address of a device where the Link software is installed. Or if you use a Virtual box, enter the IP address given to the system inside the virtual box image. In this case, the server URL is http://192.168.1.1, for example.    

    • enable Registration is allowed by reference field to be able to invite new users;  
    • allow users to self-recover their password by ticking the corresponding box. Otherwise, only an administrator will be able to do it;
    • select system language: English, Russian.

3.  Enter mail server settings to be able to send registration link and emails to users: 

    • for the mail server type field select smtp (outgoing mail server);
    • mail server address, e.g. smtp.gmail.com;
    • mail server port number;
    • SMTP server username (email address from which letters will be sent);
    • email (from which letters will be sent) password
    • sender email (coincides with SMTP server username);
    • sender name that will be indicated in letters;
    • preferred encryption type: ssl or tls;

Info

You can find the mail server (SMTP) address and used port number in the official documentation of the mail service you use to send/receive emails (Gmail, Yahoo!, etc.)

Tip

After entering the mail server settings check the correctness by sending test email.

4. Enter the system administrator email to get further information about system functioning. More about notifications for administrator read here.  

5. Confirm changes and the end of the page.

6. Go to the SIP settings tab and enter the following data: 

    • only server external IP address if a server with public IP only is used; 
    • both server external and internal IP addresses if the server is behind NAT. In this case, server external address is router IP address, and the internal value is the server (computer) IP address where the Link is installed;  

If your Link system is more complex: SIP nodes are deployed on another server or a separate server with a node is behind NAT you must enter additional settings. Detailed information about them can be found here.

In other cases, the value of the server external IP address will be used for blank fields.

 

7. Confirm changes and the end of the page.

Warning

After entering all the data, you need to create and register a new account instead of the default user. Detailed information on how to register a new user you can find here.

After logging in to your account, go to the Users section and delete admin@bas-ip.com user. This must be done to avoid unauthorized access to your server by third parties. Otherwise, any user who reads the information above will be able to access the server and make any changes to its configuration.