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These instructions help you configure your Siemens OpenOffice phone system to work with TIM Plus. Contact your system maintainer if you are not familiar with the configuration of your PBX.

Connection Type
  TIM Plus establishes a DSN connection with this PBX.

Support Files
  Siemens OpenOffice.TDT
  Siemens OpenOffice.TDS
  Siemens OpenOffice.DBS
Required Tasks
  Configure the SMDR output
  Set up a DSN connection
  Configure the interface file
  Configure TIM Plus

Configuring your SMDR output

By default, the SMDR output of a Siemens OpenOffice is not enabled. Contact your system maintainer to enable it for incoming, outgoing and internal calls.

Setting up a DSN connection

To enable TIM Plus to work with the Siemens OpenOffice, you first need to set up a DSN connection, by following the steps below:

  1. Open Windows Control Panel
  2. Double-click on the Administrative tools icon
  3. Double-click on the Data Sources (ODBC) icon to open the ODBC Data Source Administrator window

    For a 64 bit system, access the ODBC Data Source Administrator from the following location C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe

  4. Click on the System DSN tab
  5. Click on the Add button
  6. Select Native from the driver list and click Finish
  7. In the Data source name field enter Siemens OpenOffice
  8. Click on the OK button to save the changes

An example of an ODBC entry is shown below:

Configuring the interface file

Follow the steps below to configure the interface file to establish an HTTPS connection with your Siemens OpenOffice:

  1. Open the Siemens OpenOffice.TDT file, located by default in C:\Program Files (x86)\Tri-Line\TIM Plus\config.
  2. Edit the file to point to the IP address of your Siemens OpenOffice and enter the relevant username and password, as shown below:

  3. Remove the apostrophe (') in front of the amended fields to enable them. An example of a configured interface file is shown below:

Configuring TIM Plus

Once the DSN connection has been set up, log in to TIM Plus and follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Directory tab.
  2. Choose the site you want to configure and click Properties.

  3. In the Site Properties window, select Siemens OpenOffice from the PBX model drop-down list.
  4. In the Connection method field, select Connect to a system DSN from the drop-down list.
  5. In the DSN name field, select Siemens OpenOffice from the drop-down list.
  6. In the Frequency field, enter 5.
  7. In the DB script field, select Siemens from the drop-down list.
  8. Click on the Save button to apply the settings.