Phones with users
This chapter provides information about using
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Bulk Administration to add a group of users and their phones on a
Cisco Unified Communications Manager server in one bulk transaction. You have two options for creating a CSV data file for the phones:
Use the BAT spreadsheet (BAT.xlt) and export the data to the CSV format.
Use a text editor to create a text file in CSV format (for experienced users).
You can access the Insert Phones with Users option by choosing from the
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration main menu.
Add new phones with users
Use the following steps to insert phones with users.
Add phones with users using the BAT spreadsheet
Create a CSV data file for adding phones and users in bulk.
To open the BAT spreadsheet, locate and double-click BAT.xlt file. You can download a BAT.xlt file.
When prompted, click Enable Macros to use the spreadsheet capabilities.
At the bottom of the spreadsheet, click the Phones-Users tab.
Follow steps 4 through 10 in Create phone CSV data file using BAT spreadsheet.
See Table 1 for field descriptions in for adding users in the BAT spreadsheet.
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