Administration Guide for Cisco Business Edition 3000, Release 8.6(4)
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This preface describes the purpose, audience, organization, and conventions of this guide and provides information on how to obtain related documentation.


The Administration Guide for Cisco Business Edition 3000 provides conceptual information about Cisco Business Edition 3000 and its components as well as tips for setting up features by using the Cisco Business Edition 3000 First Time Setup Wizard and the Cisco Business Edition 3000 Administrative Interface.


The Administration Guide for Cisco Business Edition 3000 provides information for network administrators who are responsible for managing the Cisco Business Edition 3000 system. This guide requires knowledge of telephony and IP networking technology.


The following table shows the organization of this guide:



Part 1

Introduction to Cisco Business Edition 3000

Provides an overview of the Cisco Business Edition 3000 system, including the components that you need to use the system; provides an overview of working in the GUIs; provides information on licensing

Part 2

Configuration Checklists for Cisco Business Edition 3000

Provides information on how to perform common tasks, such as setting up music on hold or configuring shared lines

Part 3

Field Descriptions for the Graphical User Interfaces

Provides the descriptions for the fields that display in the various GUIs

Part 4

Troubleshooting in Cisco Business Edition 3000

Provides information on how to troubleshoot your Cisco Business Edition 3000 system


This document uses the following conventions:



boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[  ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.


A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.


This pointer highlights an important line of text in an example.


The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control - for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

<  >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords, are in angle brackets.

Notes use the following conventions:


Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.

Tips use the following conventions:


Means the information contains useful tips.

Cautions use the following conventions:


Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Warnings use the following conventions:


This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, you must be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents.

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