Finding the power switch on a Protel 2106 or 3510
The smallest Protel LTS servers are housed in a black steel case designed to be wall-mounted using the supplied key-locking bracket, or to sit on a shelf.
On the back panel of the PBX, there are two small recessed holes that you will need a paper clip or other tool to access. With the power adapter plugged into an active AC outlet, and the adapter cable plugged into the power jack on the back panel, press the paper clip into the power recess momentarily. There is a green LED lamp directly above the switch that will glow steady when the unit is powered up. The power switch is marked with the universal equipment power symbol:
The other switch is to reboot the PBX. It is marked like this:
These servers are shipped with the server BIOS settings in the default mode, which does NOT reboot the server in the event of a power failure. This is a precaution to prevent damage to the server components in the event of a power surge.
You can change the server BIOS power management settings so that the PBX returns to its last state automatically after power is restored. Follow the instructions HERE.
Setting up a Grandstream GXW-4104 or 4108 to integrate POTS lines to a Protel PBX
Protel LTS premise PBX systems are not manufactured with analog telephone ports built in to the PBX I/O, though we do offer built-in PRI capability as an optional add-on. If you want to connect standard legacy telephone lines (POTS) to a Protel ...
Modifying PBX BIOS for automatic reboot after power failure
WARNING: modification of the factory default settings when the PBX is not connected to a surge-protected, isolated AC power source is undertaken at your own risk. Component damage caused by voltage surges, lighting strikes, brownouts or other ...
Changing Network settings on a Protel PBX through CLI
You should only use this method if you are unable to log into the PBX through its web-based administration interface. For more information, read the PBX Initialization steps HERE You will need to connect a USB keyboard to one of the USB ports on ...
How to install a Protel backup file if it is more than 100Mb in size
For backup files that exceed 100 Mb in size, you will not be able to use the Protel GUI to upload and restore the backup if it was created on another PBX. The constraints of HTTP don't allow for an upload that size. You will need to use an FTP ...
Preparation steps for field upgrade
Burn a Ubuntu Server 16.04 install DVD disc. Download the disc image from http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.04/ For a Protel 2106 or 3510 wall mount, use the 32-bit i386 server install image. For all other Protel models, including the 3510 1u rack ...