CounterPath X-Lite 4.6 for Windows User Guide User Manual

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User Details

User ID

Typically the account number for the softphone account. For example, 6045551212 or 2766.
Provided by your VoIP service provider.


For example, Provided by your VoIP service provider.


Provided by your VoIP service provider.

Display name

This name is displayed in the X-Lite title bar.

Other people will see you as this name.

Authorization name

May not be required. If it is required, it will be provided by your VoIP service provider.

Domain Proxy

Register with domain and receive

Check this box if you want to register with your VoIP service provider, so that you can receive
incoming calls.

Typically, this field is checked.

This field must be left unchecked if, for example, your level of service does not include the
ability to receive incoming calls. (In that case, turning this field on may cause the account to
fail to be enabled).

Send outbound via

Choose the setting specified by your VoIP service provider:

• Domain: If your VoIP service provider requires that traffic be directed to proxies that are

discovered via the domain.

• Proxy: If your VoIP service provider has an outbound proxy address and requires that you

provide the address to X-Lite. For the address, enter a domain name (for example, or an IP address (for example, 123.456.789.012).

If you are using X-Lite in a test lab, it is possible that neither of these settings is suitable; see
page 43 for a third way to direct traffic.

Dial Plan

Information about the syntax of the numbers used by this VoIP service provider.

Provided by the service provider. The default plan is:


For information on determining whether you need to modify the default dial plan, see
page 54.

Table 1: SIP Account Properties – Account