The following process is for a basic (compact) installation of Voicemail Pro. This installation will install:
The Voicemail Pro Server (as either an executable program or service according to the Windows version).
The Voicemail Pro Client.
Appropriate prompts for the selected installation language.
If upgrading an existing Voicemail System see Upgrading a Voicemail Pro System.
Log on to the server PC using the account under which you intend the Voicemail Pro server or service to run. This account must have full administrator rights to the local PC.
Using the IP Office Manager application or IP Office Wizard, check that the correct licenses for Voicemail Pro are installed and show a status of Valid. For basic Voicemail Pro, the licenses required are:
Insert the Voicemail Pro CD. The installation wizard should auto-start. If it does not auto-start, browse to and run Setup.exe on the CD.
Select the installation language from the drop down list. This language will be used for both the installation wizard menus and for the default language prompts installed.
Click OK. The installation software begins its preparation for installation.
If the following screen appears, then a Voicemail Pro is already installed. See Upgrading an Existing System.
Otherwise the InstallShield Wizard for IP Office Voicemail Pro will be started.
Click Next >.
Enter a user name and the company name. These settings do not affect the installed application.
Select who should be able to use the Voicemail Pro client after installation on the server PC. Selecting Anyone who uses this computer (all users) is recommended.
Click Next > to continue.
Select Compact. The use of the other options is discussed in other sections along with any other installation and pre-installation actions appropriate to those installation types.
Click on Next >.
Enter the User name and Password for the user account under which the Voicemail Pro service should log on and run. This should be an account with full administrator rights to the local PC. The Browse button can be used to browse the available PC or network accounts.
Click Next >. The account details entered above are verified. Entering a new user name will result in prompts to create a new PC user account with that name.
Select the program folder into which icons for the Voicemail Pro components should be added.
Click Next >.
A summary of the components that will be installed is shown. Check that this list is as expected. Under Speech Supported check that the languages required are shown. English is always listed in addition to the installation language selected.
Click Next > to begin installation of the software.
The progress of the software installation is shown until complete.
Following installation, a request to restart the server PC appears. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now and click Finish.
Following the server PC's restart, the Voicemail Pro installation wizard appears to complete its installation.
The following screen will appear, requesting entry of email account for outgoing emails from the Voicemail Pro server. Click Next >.
This menu is used to set user names and passwords for applications that can access the Voicemail Pro server.
The next screen request details of the SMTP server to which the Voicemail Pro server should send messages.
Click Finish. The installation wizard will attempt to validate the email settings.
This will cause an error message when the wizard fails to connect with a SMTP server. Click OK.
The software installation stage is now complete. Continue to Starting the Voicemail Pro Server.