Cisco Unity

Failure to Access the Unity System Admin Page

Document ID: 67920

Updated: Jan 31, 2006



This document describes one reason why accessing the Unity System Admin Page fails and provides a solution in the Cisco CallManager and Unity environment.



Cisco recommends that you have knowledge of these topics:

  • Cisco CallManager

  • Cisco Unity

Components Used

The information in this document is based on these software and hardware versions:

  • Cisco CallManager 4.x

  • Cisco Unity 4.x

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.


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Some users experience problems when they try to access the Unity System Admin Page. These steps explain how the problem happens:

  1. Right-click the Unity blue icon in the system tray (see arrow A in Figure 1).

    Figure 1—Launch the Unity System Admin Page


  2. Click Launch System Admin (see arrow B in Figure 1).

    The Unity System Admin Page fails to appear. The error message is "The Page Cannot be Displayed" (see arrow A in Figure 2).

    Figure 2—Failure to Display the Unity System Admin Page



The Default Web Site stops for an unknown reason (see arrow A in Figure 5). This is the root of the problem.

Navigate to Default Web Site and restart it in order to resolve the problem. Complete these steps:

  1. Right-click My Computer and select Manage from the pop-up box.

  2. Click Computer Management (see arrow A in Figure 3) and Services and Applications (see arrow B in Figure 3).

    Figure 3—Services and Application


  3. Click Internet Information Services (see arrow A in Figure 4).

    Figure 4—Internet Information Services


    Arrow A in Figure 5 shows an example of when the Default Web Site is stopped.

    Figure 5—Default Web Site


  4. Right-click Default Web Site and click Start in the pop-up box.

    The problem is solved after you restart the Default Web Site.

Related Information

Updated: Jan 31, 2006
Document ID: 67920