This document describes the steps to register an ATA with Cisco Unified
Communications Manager (CM) 6.x/7.x server.
There are no specific requirements for this document.
The information in this document is based on these software and
The information in this document was created from the devices in a
specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with
a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you
understand the potential impact of any command.
Refer to the
Technical Tips Conventions for more information on document
Perform these steps to register an ATA with Cisco Unified CM.
Download the ATA firmware file
ata_03_02_04_sccp_090202_a.zip from the Cisco
(registered customers only)
Now, you need to create the
ATADefault.cnf.xml file. Copy this configuration
into a text editor and save it as
ATADefault.cnf.xml. Be sure to specify the IP
address of your TFTP server where needed.
<processNodeName>IP ADDRESS OF YOUR TFTP SERVER</processNodeName>
Install any Cisco supported TFTP server onto your PC.
Note: Ensure this PC is accessible from the ATA.
Copy the firmware file and .xml
file into the tftp root directory.
Access ATA via the Web browser at http://IP address of the
Specify the tftp server address path in the Tftp URL
Specify the Cisco Unified CM address in the CA0orCM0
Click apply for the changes to take
There is currently no verification procedure available for this
This section provides information you can use to troubleshoot your
The issue is you cannot add a second line on Cisco Unified CM to ATA
ATA 187 auto-registers to Cisco Unified CM with two MAC addresses. One
is the MAC address from its back cover, the other one is shifted MAC (for
example, MAC is AABBCCDDEEFF, and shifted MAC is
BBCCDDEEFF01 ). In order to resolve this issue,
you need to use the shifted MAC to provide the second port of a DN.