Before you get started you will need：Outlook + TAPI (e.g. xtelsio) +MyPBX.
1. Configure TAPI connect to MyPBX
The TAPI driver uses the functions of the Asterisk Manager via TCP/IP connection.
MyPBX’s Asterisk Manager Account is
User Name: admin
Then Download and install TAPI.
Note: You can use other TAPI Driver, and we just take xtelsio TAPI driver as an example.
Example: xtelsio TAPI for Asterisk, more information please refer this link:
1. Download and install “xtelsio TAPI for Asterisk”.
2. Run setup.exe and follow the dialog to install it.
2. TAPI Driver Configuration
You can open the driver configuration via:
[Start -> Programs ->xtelsio_TAPI_for_Asterisk ->xtelsio TAPI for Asterisk - Configuration -> Configure...].
Step 1. Here you can add, remove or configure TAPI lines.
Step 2. Double-clicking a TAPI line opens the dialog shown below.
Step 3. TAPI Line Configuration—Access to MyPBX
Step1: Enter the access parameter for the Asterisk Server.
1) Asterisk Server -> Settings…
2) In dialog "Asterisk Server" you have to enter the access parameters for the Asterisk Manager Interface.
IP-Address: IP address or host name of MyPBX (e.g. 192.168.5.101).
3) Click “Connect”, the image dialog below shows a successful Connect and Login.
Step 4. TAPI Line Configuration—Device Parameter
Now you have to enter the parameters in section "Asterisk TAPI Device". The dialog image shows an example for a SIP phone with extension "5007".
Channel: Channel for your phone Examples: SIP/5007
Your phone number: This is used as "Caller ID" and optionally for call detection.
Step 5. Parameters for TAPI controlled call setup
Your name: The calls are signaled with this name to the called party. Example: Michael Chan.
If these settings are done the TAPI driver should work now.
3. Test with Outlook
Step 1: Close and restart Outlook.
Step 2: Right click one of your Outlook contacts and select "Call Contact...”
Step 3: Click on dialog button "Dialing Options..."
Step 4: Select your "Asterisk Line" in the pull down list in section "Connect using line".
Step 5: Close this dialog with “OK”.
Step 6: Now you are able to make calls via Outlook.