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New ways to do familiar Telephony tasks

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 8 Beta

New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for configuring telephony. The user interface for performing these tasks is different in this version of Windows from the way it was in Windows NT 4.0.

Note

  • There are no significant user interface differences between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family for this component.

 

If you want to In Windows NT 4.0 In this version of Windows use

Create a dialing location

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Create a new location.

Configure dialing properties for a location

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Change dialing properties for a location.

Specify area code rules

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Specify area code rules.

Create a calling card

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Create a new calling card.

Set up or disable a telephony server

The Tcmsetup command

Open Telephony. For more information, see Enable or disable a telephony server.

Set up or disable a telephony client

The Tcmsetup command

For this task, there is a user interface difference between Windows 2000 and Windows XP and the Windows Server 2003 family.

If you have telephony servers or clients that run Windows 2000, use the Tcmsetup command. For more information, see Specify telephony servers on a client computer.

If you have telephony servers that run Windows Server 2003 and telephony clients that run Windows XP or a Windows Server 2003 operating system, open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Add a telephony service provider.

Assign users to lines or phones

The Tcmapp command

Open Telephony. For more information, see Assign a telephony user to a line or phone.

Add a telephony service provider on a local or remote server

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Telephony. For more information, see Add a telephony service provider on a telephony server.

Add a telephony service provider on a client

Telephony in Control Panel

Open Phone and Modem Options. For more information, see Add a telephony service provider.

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