User Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.0
Changing Account Basics
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Changing Account Basics

Changing Account Basics

The Account Basics page displays information about your user account. Most of the information was set up by your system administrator when your account was created.

Updating Your Name, Time Zone, Language, or Billing Code Information

Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Update your personal information settings.
Option Action

Time Zone

Select your time zone. This information is used to configure your scheduling and notification activities.

Language

Select your meeting language. This setting is used to determine your default language when you sign in to the web conferencing system.

Billing code

Enter the billing code used by your organization for meetings you hold on Cisco Unified MeetingPlace.

User ID of Delegate

Enter the user ID of the person who is permitted to complete certain actions on your behalf. This includes rescheduling, viewing, deleting, and ending your meetings.

Note   

A delegate cannot schedule meetings on your behalf. Only users with System administrator or Attendant privileges can schedule meetings for other users. To assign someone as your delegate, contact your system administrator.

Step 4   Select Submit to finish.

Related Concepts

Updating Your Contact Information

Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Scroll down to the Attend Settings section and modify your settings.
Option Action

Phone Number

Enter your main phone number.

Alternate Phone Number

Enter an alternate number that can be used to reach you, such as a mobile phone number.

Pager Type

Select the type of pager service you use.

Pager Number

Enter your pager number.

Method of Attending

Select your preferred method of joining a meeting.

Ways to Find Me

Select the order in which the system will dial your main, alternate, and pager numbers.

Step 4   Select Submit.

Related Concepts

Updating Your Email Address

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace uses your email address to send you meeting notifications. Complete this procedure to update your email address or your preferred method for receiving notifications.

Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Scroll down to the Receiving Notifications section and modify your setting.
Option Action

E-Mail Address

Enter your email address. This setting can either be your full Internet email address (for example, UserName@CompanyName.com) or your email alias (for example, John Smith).

Step 4   Select Submit.

Related Concepts

Updating Your Notification Options

Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Select Meeting Preferences.
Step 4   Scroll down to the Notification Options section and modify your settings.
Option Action

Send for Meeting

Select Yes to have the system send invitees notifications for your meetings. Otherwise, select No or Group Default.

Notification Priority

Select the importance of meeting notifications.

Send if Meeting Changes

Select Yes to have the system send your invitees updated notifications if information for your meetings changes. Otherwise, select No or Group Default.

Include Invitee List When Scheduled From Web

Select Yes to include the list of invitees with your meeting notifications. Otherwise, select No or Group Default.

Include Meeting Password

Select Yes to include the meeting password with your notifications. Otherwise, select No or Group Default.

Step 5   Select Submit.

Password Restrictions in Cisco Unified MeetingPlace

There are three types of passwords you may use in Cisco Unified MeetingPlace.


  • The password associated with your profile when you sign in from the web.

  • The password associated with your profile when you sign in from the phone.

  • A specific password you assign when you schedule a meeting. If you schedule a meeting with a password, all users will need to enter the password in order to attend your meeting.

The following table describes the restrictions associated with each password.

Password Type

Restrictions

Password that is used to sign in through the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Note   

This password is associated with your user ID.


  • This password must be the minimum length set by your system administrator. By default, the minimum length is five characters.

  • This password can contain up to 24 numbers and letters.

  • This password is case-sensitive and cannot be blank.
Note   

This password is also subject to any rules established by your system administrator.

Password that is used to sign in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace through a telephone or by using your Cisco Unified IP Phone

Note   

This password is associated with your phone profile number and is also referred to as your PIN.


  • This password must be the minimum length set by your system administrator. By default, the minimum password length is five characters.

  • This password can contain only numbers.

  • This password cannot be more than 24 characters long and cannot be blank.

Meeting password.

This password is specified by the meeting scheduler when scheduling the meeting.

This password can include letters or numbers or both.

Changing Your Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Profile Passwords

Before You Begin

Read the topic on password restrictions in Cisco Unified MeetingPlace.


Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Select Change Password.
Step 4   Change the applicable password on the Change Passwords page.
  • User ID password refers to the password you use on the web.

  • Profile PIN refers to the password you use on the phone.

Step 5   Select Submit when finished.

Setting Cisco Unified MeetingPlace to Prompt for Passwords

Complete the following procedure if you want the system to prompt users for their profile passwords when they are dialed into your meetings.

Before You Begin

This procedure assumes that your Cisco Unified MeetingPlace system supports the outdial feature.


Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Select Meeting Preferences.
Step 4   Set Ask for PIN to Yes.
Step 5   Select Submit.

Related Concepts

Assigning a User to Be Your Delegate

A delegate is a person who is permitted to complete certain actions on your behalf. This includes rescheduling, viewing, deleting, and ending your meetings. A delegate cannot schedule meetings on your behalf. Only users with System administrator or Attendant privileges can schedule meetings for other users. A delegate is also restricted from changing user permissions before or during a meeting.

Before You Begin

A Delegate is a user type. Your system administrator must classify users as Delegates before you can select them.


Procedure
Step 1   Sign in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user portal.
Step 2   Select Account.
Step 3   Enter the user ID of the user you are assigning in the User ID of Delegate field.