Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration Guide, Release 8.6(1)
Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration
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Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration

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Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration

Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration Settings

Related Topics


Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration


This section contains the following topics:

Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration Settings

Related Topics

Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration Settings

In Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration, use the Call Routing > Dial Rules > Directory Lookup Dial Rules menu path to configure directory lookup dial rules.

Directory lookup rules transform caller identification numbers into numbers that can be looked up in the directory. Each rule specifies which numbers to transform based on the beginning digits and length of the number. For example, you can create a directory lookup rule that automatically removes the area code and 2 prefix digits from a 10-digit telephone, which would transform 4085551212 into 51212. If Cisco Unified Communications Manager Attendant Console can match the number with a user in the speed-dial entries of the attendant or in the directory, the attendant console displays the name in the Call Detail window.

Using the GUI

For instructions on how to use the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration Graphical User Interface (GUI) to find, delete, configure, or copy records, see the "Navigating the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration Application" section and its subsections, which explain how to use the GUI and detail the functions of the buttons and icons.

Configuration Settings Table

Table 28-1 describes the available settings in the Phone Configuration window. For more information about related procedures, see the "Related Topics" section.

Table 28-1 Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration Settings 

Field
Description

Name

Enter a name for the directory lookup dial rule. The name can contain up to 50 alphanumeric characters and can contain any combination of spaces, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscore characters (_).

Description

Enter a description of the directory lookup dial rule in the Description field or leave blank. The description can include up to 50 characters in any language, but it cannot include double-quotes ("), percentage sign (%), ampersand (&), or angle brackets (<>).

Number Begins With

Enter the initial digits of the directory numbers to which you want to apply this directory lookup dial rule. For example, if you enter 972, this dial rule applies to directory numbers that include 9725551212.

Valid values include numeric digits (0 through 9), plus (+), asterisk (*), and pound (#).

Number of Digits

Enter the length of the directory numbers to which you want to apply this directory lookup dial rule. For example, if you enter 7, this dial rule applies to directory numbers including 8675309.

Total Digits to be Removed

Enter the number of digits that you want Cisco Unified Communications Manager to remove from directory numbers that apply to this dial rule. For example, if you enter 3, Cisco Unified Communications Manager removes 408 from directory numbers that include 4085556666.

Valid values for this field range from 1 to 100. The total digits to be removed cannot be more than the number of digits of the directory numbers that apply to this directory lookup dial rule.

Prefix With Pattern

Enter the pattern to prepend to directory numbers that apply to this directory lookup dial rule. Valid values include digits (0 through 9), plus (+), asterisk (*), and pound (#).

Note If a prefix pattern is defined, the digits to be removed can equal 0. If the prefix pattern is not defined, the digits to be removed must be greater than 0.


Additional Information

See the "Related Topics" section.

Related Topics

Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration

Directory Lookup Dial Rule Configuration Settings

Application Dial Rules

Dial Rules Overview, Cisco Unified Communications Manager System Guide

Application Dial Rule Configuration