6. Cisco IP Phone 7960 Administrator Guide for SIP, Version 1.0
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About This Guide

Table Of Contents

About This Guide

Overview

Who Should Use This Guide

Objectives

Organization

Related Documentation

Document Conventions

Obtaining Documentation

World Wide Web

Documentation CD-ROM

Ordering Documentation

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco Connection Online

Technical Assistance Center

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About This Guide


Overview

The Cisco Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) IP Phone 7960 Administrator Guide provides information about how to setup, connect cables to, and configure a Cisco SIP IP phone 7960 (hereafter referred to as a Cisco SIP IP phone). The administrator guide also provides information on how to configure the network and SIP settings and change the settings and options of the Cisco SIP IP phone. The administrator guide also includes reference information such as Cisco SIP IP phone call flows and compliance information.

Who Should Use This Guide

Network engineers, system administrators, or telecommunication engineers should use this guide to learn the steps required to properly set up the Cisco SIP IP phone on the network.

The tasks described are considered to be administration-level tasks and are not intended for end-users of the phones. Many of the tasks involve configuring network settings which could affect the phone's ability to function in the network and require an understanding of IP networking and telephony concepts.

Objectives

The Cisco SIP IP Phone 7960 Administrator Guide provides necessary information to get the Cisco SIP IP phone operational in a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) network.

It is not the intent of this administrator guide to provide information on how to implement a SIP VoIP network. For information on implementing a SIP VoIP network, refer to the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.

Organization

This administrator guide is divided into the following chapters and appendixes:

"Product Overview" describes SIP and the Cisco SIP IP phone.

"Getting Started with Your Cisco SIP IP Phone" describes how to install, connect, and configure the Cisco SIP IP phone.

"Managing Cisco SIP IP Phones" describes how to modify the Cisco SIP IP phone's network and SIP settings, how to access network and call status information, and how to upgrade the firmware.

"SIP Compliance with RFC-2543 Information" provides reference information about the SIP IP phone compliance to RFC 2543.

"SIP Call Flows" provides reference information about the SIP IP phone call flows.

"Technical Specifications" lists the physical and operating environment specifications, cable specifications, and connection specifications.

"Translated Safety Warnings" lists translated safety warnings that should be followed when installing an electrical device such as the SIP IP phone.

Related Documentation

The following is a list of related Cisco SIP VoIP publications. For more information about implementing a SIP VoIP network refer to the following publications:

Session Initiation Protocol Gateway Call Flows

Session Initiation for VoIP on Cisco Access Platforms

Getting Started with the Cisco IP Phone 7960

Installing the Wall Mount Kit for the Cisco IP Phone

The following is a list of Cisco VoIP publications that provide information about implementing a VoIP network:

Service Provider Features for Voice over IP (introduced in Cisco IOS Release 12.0(3)T)

Cisco IOS IP and IP Routing Configuration Guide

Cisco IOS Release 12.1 Multiservice Applications Configuration Guide

Voice over IP for the Cisco 2600 and Cisco 3600 Series Routers

Voice over IP for the Cisco AS5300 Documents

Document Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Commands and keywords are in boldface font.

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic font.

Elements in square brackets ([   ]) are optional.

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars (for example, { x | y | z }).

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars  (for example, [ x | y | z ]).

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

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

Notes use the following conventions:


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


Cautions use the following conventions:


Caution 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:

Warning This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. (To see translations of the warnings that appear in this publication, refer to the appendix, "Translated Safety Warnings.")

Waarschuwing

Dit waarschuwingssymbool betekent gevaar. U verkeert in een situatie die lichamelijk letsel kan veroorzaken. Voordat u aan enige apparatuur gaat werken, dient u zich bewust te zijn van de bij elektrische schakelingen betrokken risico's en dient u op de hoogte te zijn van standaard maatregelen om ongelukken te voorkomen. (Voor vertalingen van de waarschuwingen die in deze publicatie verschijnen, kunt u het aanhangsel "Translated Safety Warnings" (Vertalingen van veiligheidsvoorschriften) raadplegen.)

Varoitus

Tämä varoitusmerkki merkitsee vaaraa. Olet tilanteessa, joka voi johtaa ruumiinvammaan. Ennen kuin työskentelet minkään laitteiston parissa, ota selvää sähkökytkentöihin liittyvistä vaaroista ja tavanomaisista onnettomuuksien ehkäisykeinoista. (Tässä julkaisussa esiintyvien varoitusten käännökset löydät liitteestä "Translated Safety Warnings" (käännetyt turvallisuutta koskevat varoitukset).)

Attention

Ce symbole d'avertissement indique un danger. Vous vous trouvez dans une situation pouvant entraîner des blessures. Avant d'accéder à cet équipement, soyez conscient des dangers posés par les circuits électriques et familiarisez-vous avec les procédures courantes de prévention des accidents. Pour obtenir les traductions des mises en garde figurant dans cette publication, veuillez consulter l'annexe intitulée « Translated Safety Warnings » (Traduction des avis de sécurité).

Warnung

Dieses Warnsymbol bedeutet Gefahr. Sie befinden sich in einer Situation, die zu einer Körperverletzung führen könnte. Bevor Sie mit der Arbeit an irgendeinem Gerät beginnen, seien Sie sich der mit elektrischen Stromkreisen verbundenen Gefahren und der Standardpraktiken zur Vermeidung von Unfällen bewußt. (Übersetzungen der in dieser Veröffentlichung enthaltenen Warnhinweise finden Sie im Anhang mit dem Titel "Translated Safety Warnings" (Übersetzung der Warnhinweise).)

Avvertenza

Questo simbolo di avvertenza indica un pericolo. Si è in una situazione che può causare infortuni. Prima di lavorare su qualsiasi apparecchiatura, occorre conoscere i pericoli relativi ai circuiti elettrici ed essere al corrente delle pratiche standard per la prevenzione di incidenti. La traduzione delle avvertenze riportate in questa pubblicazione si trova nell'appendice, "Translated Safety Warnings" (Traduzione delle avvertenze di sicurezza).

Advarsel

Dette varselsymbolet betyr fare. Du befinner deg i en situasjon som kan føre til personskade. Før du utfører arbeid på utstyr, må du være oppmerksom på de faremomentene som elektriske kretser innebærer, samt gjøre deg kjent med vanlig praksis når det gjelder å unngå ulykker. (Hvis du vil se oversettelser av de advarslene som finnes i denne publikasjonen, kan du se i vedlegget "Translated Safety Warnings" [Oversatte sikkerhetsadvarsler].)

Aviso

Este símbolo de aviso indica perigo. Encontra-se numa situação que lhe poderá causar danos fisicos. Antes de começar a trabalhar com qualquer equipamento, familiarize-se com os perigos relacionados com circuitos eléctricos, e com quaisquer práticas comuns que possam prevenir possíveis acidentes. (Para ver as traduções dos avisos que constam desta publicação, consulte o apêndice "Translated Safety Warnings" - "Traduções dos Avisos de Segurança").

Advertencia

Este símbolo de aviso significa peligro. Existe riesgo para su integridad física. Antes de manipular cualquier equipo, considerar los riesgos que entraña la corriente eléctrica y familiarizarse con los procedimientos estándar de prevención de accidentes. (Para ver traducciones de las advertencias que aparecen en esta publicación, consultar el apéndice titulado "Translated Safety Warnings.")

Varning!

Denna varningssymbol signalerar fara. Du befinner dig i en situation som kan leda till personskada. Innan du utför arbete på någon utrustning måste du vara medveten om farorna med elkretsar och känna till vanligt förfarande för att förebygga skador. (Se förklaringar av de varningar som förekommer i denna publikation i appendix "Translated Safety Warnings" [Översatta säkerhetsvarningar].)


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