Admin Portal – Collaborate Bridge

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What you need to know:

This article provides details on the Collaborate Bridge feature, which is a site service that allows users to initiate calls from the My Room feature of their UC-One applications. This article provides instructions for assigning the Collaboration Bridge two-way number and viewing the Room ID numbers associated with the users who have been assigned the Collaboration bundle.

Understanding the Collaboration Bridge

The Collaboration Bridge is a unique two-way phone number and must be configured in the My Account portal.  Each site has a unique Collaboration Bridge two-way phone number assigned to it and all Users within the site have the same Collaboration Bridge number.

  • Each User that is assigned to the Collaboration Bridge has a unique Room ID which is used to initiate My Room sessions.
    • Calls within the My Room feature will not process if there is not a phone number assigned to the Collaboration Bridge.
    • Users that have been assigned the Premium package, or the Collaboration Bundle as an add-on, will have the ability to use this feature.
    • A moderator pin is not required for this feature, only the Room ID is required.
    • There can be multiple private My Room sessions running concurrently, each with a combined total of 15 audio and video participants.

View and/or modify the Collaboration Bridge Number

  1. Log in to the admin portal.
  2. Select Advanced Service from the left menu.
  3. Select Collaborate Bridge under Productivity Services.
  4. The two-way phone number assigned to the Collaborate Bridge is displayed. This the two-way phone number the system uses to dial out when placing My Room calls.
  5. To change the two-way phone number assigned to the Collaborate Bridge (this will change for all users in the site), click Unassign. Select a different two-way phone number and select Assign.
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  7. View user’s Room ID numbers. These are the numbers required for the user to place calls from the My Room feature in the UC-One applications.

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