To sign in to Unified CCE Web Administration, point to https://<IP Address>/cceadmin, where <IP Address> is the address of either CCE data server (the one on Side A or the one on Side B) or the address of the optional, additional AW-HDS-DDS, if you have deployed one.
The Sign-In window has fields for:
From the drop-down list, select Administrator or Supervisor.
The domain drop-down list shows all domains that are configured, as well as any Alternate User Principal Name (UPN) Suffixes that have been defined.
Administrators sign in with their Active Directory UserName.
Supervisors sign in with the agent username configured in the General tab on the Agent tool.
Administrators sign in with their Active Directory password.
Supervisors sign in with the password configured in the General tab on the Agent tool.
The administrator's initial sign-in opens to the Home menu.
The supervisor's initial sign-in opens to the Manage menu.
If the Language Pack has been installed, the Sign-In window has a drop-down menu for language selection.
Supervisors who are newly created in the Packaged CCE Unified CCE Administration have both agent credentials and supervisor Active Directory credentials but are not in an AD security group. They must use their supervisor AD credentials to run reports on the teams they supervise. They must use their agent credentials to sign in to, and they have limited access to, tools on the Manage menu.
Agents have no AD credentials and therefore no access to the Packaged CCE administration tools or to Unified CCE Configuration Manager.
User Interface and Navigation
What you see after a successful sign-in depends on your user role (Administrator or Supervisor), on the deployment type, and also on whether any features have been made unavailable or display-only for your credentials.
A title bar above the menu that shows your username and offers a Sign Out option. The system automatically signs you out out after 30 minutes of inactivity.
A menu bar with three menus: Home, Manage, and Settings.
Supervisors see only one menu—Manage—and have restricted access to the tools on that menu.
Supervisor Interface and Navigation
Supervisors sign in to an interface with one menu, Manage.
Supervisors are restricted as follows for the Manage tools:
On the Agent List window, supervisors can see and edit agents who are on teams they supervise.
General tab: Supervisors can edit the Password and Re-enter password fields. Other fields are protected.
Attributes tab: Supervisors can add, modify, and remove attributes for agents on teams they supervise.
Skill Groups tab: Supervisors can add and remove the agent's membership in skill groups and can change the agent's default skill group.
Supervisor tab: Not available for supervisors.
On the Skill Group List window, supervisors can see and edit all skill groups. Supervisors cannot add or delete skill groups.
General tab: fields are protected.
Members tab: supervisors can add and remove skill groups for agents who are on teams they supervise.
After the Language Pack is installed, the Sign-In window includes a Language drop-down menu. The drop-down includes more than a dozen languages.
English is the initial and the default language. Pick any other language to see the user interface and the online help in that language. The system retains your choice for subsequent sign-ins until you change it again.
Your access to menus and to the options within menus is based on whether you are a Supervisor or an Administrator. Menus are:
The Home window shows the deployment type that was selected at the initial sign-in and the software version of Unified CCE that is currently in use.
The tools you use most frequently are organized under the Manage menu, which opens to three submenus: Home, Manage, and Other.
The System menu has these submenus: Congestion Control and Agent Trace.
The Home menu has three tabs: General, Capacity Info, and System Validation. Signing in puts the administrator on the General tab, which shows the current deployment type and software version for your system.
The Capacity Info and System Validation tabs track metrics and validation rules and show how your system meets, exceeds, or violates them. These tabs provide important diagnostic and monitoring information.
The tools you use most frequently are organized under the Manage menu, which opens to three submenus— Agent, Call, and Other. Each submenu has links that open tools where you create and maintain essential configuration for call center operation. Click a tool to open its interface.
Depending on your deployment type and the feature control set assigned to your credentials, you may not see all tools, or some tools may be display-only for you. There is an API for each tool.
Use these tools to configure your workforce and its areas of expertise.
Open this tool to create and maintain agents, assign attributes to them, add them to skill groups, and establish them as supervisors.
Open this tool to create and maintain precision queues for which agents can become eligible. Calls are routed to an agent in a precision queue, provided that agent's attributes qualifies her for that queue.
Use these tools to configure the way calls are organized, delivered, and reported on.
Open this tool to define "buckets" or time intervals that segment call-handling activity. Bucket intervals can be associated with call types, skill groups, and precision queues and are used in a number of Cisco Unified Intelligence Center reports.
All tools open to a List window that has rows for all currently-configured objects. The Teams tool has a list with a row for each team. The Call Types tool has a list has a row for each call type. And so forth. List windows have a standardized interface. You can search, sort, edit, and delete from the List.
Permissions on list windows vary for administrators and supervisors and are noted in the topic for each tool.
Click New on a list window to open an Add window where you can complete fields to create and save a new object.
Search a List
Use the Search field at the top right of the window to locate objects in a list. Enter all or part of the Name (or name-equivalent, such as DialedNumberString or Text) or Description field to find matches. Clear the search by deleting text from the Search field.
The Search field in the Agents tool offers an advanced and flexible search.
Click + to open at the far right of the Search field to open a pop-up window where you can:
Select to search for agents only, supervisors only, or both.
Enter a Username, Agent ID, First or Last name, or a Description to search for that string.
Enter one or more team names separated by spaces. (Team is an OR search - the agent or supervisor must be a member of one of the teams.)
Enter one or more attribute names separated by spaces. (Attributes is an AND search - the agent or supervisor must have all attributes.)
Enter one or more skill group names separated by spaces. (Skill Groups is an AND search.)
This illustration shows a search for agents who are on either Team xyz or Team robots and who are members of Skill Group sg1. Three agents meet those criteria.
Sort a List
If a column on a list window has an arrow icon in the column header, click the arrow to sort in ascending or descending order.
Many Add and Edit windows have popups for searching and choosing items relevant to that tool.
Some popups are "search-and-select," allowing you to chose one item. Other popups are "search-and-add," allowing you to select multiple items. For example, because an agent can be on only one team, the search-and-add popup for adding an agent to a team allows only one selection. The search-and-select Skill Group Members popup allows you to select one or more agents to add to the skill group.
Click the magnifying glass icon to open the popup, where you can locate and select items that have been configured.
Press the question mark (?) key to open a window that shows keyboard shortcuts that are appropriate for that tool and for your status (Supervisor or Administrator).
The keyboard shortcuts window does not open when you press the (?) key in a text field.
Native Character Sets
If you have installed the Language Pack, the Sign-In window includes a Language drop-down menu. The drop-down includes more than a dozen languages. Pick any one of them to see the Unified CCE Web Administration interface and online help in that language.
Regardless of the language you select, for the optional Description field in all tools and the required First Name and Last Name fields in the Agent tool, you must enter characters that are recognized by the database. If you do not, you see an error stating “The system does not support these characters”.
Configuration in Packaged CCE
Although the tools in the Unified CCE Administration Manage menu are sufficient for basic configuration for your contact center, you need to access the tools in Unified CCE Configuration Manager on the CCE Data Server for some configuration. See Configuration Manager