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Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1 SIP Trunk Integration Guide for Cisco Unity 4.2

Integration Tasks

Task List to Create the Integration

Task List to Make Changes to an Integration

Task List to Change the Number of Voice Messaging Ports

Task List to Delete an Existing Integration

Requirements

Integration Description

Call Information

Integration Functionality

Integrations with Multiple Phone Systems

Planning How the Voice Messaging Ports Will Be Used by Cisco Unity

Programming the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System

Creating a New Integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System

Disabling Transcoding into the G.729a Audio Format

Testing the Integration

Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration

Changing the Number of Voice Messaging Ports

Deleting an Existing Integration


Appendix: Using Alternate Extensions and MWIs

Alternate Extensions

Setting Up Alternate Extensions

Alternate MWIs

Setting Up Alternate MWIs


Appendix: Documentation and Technical Assistance

Conventions

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1 SIP Trunk Integration Guide for Cisco Unity 4.2


Published March 21, 2007

This document provides instructions for integrating Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CM) Express (formerly known as Cisco Unified CallManager Express) with Cisco Unity through a SIP trunk.

Cisco Unity supports a SIP trunk integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express phone system when the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express phone system has only SIP phones.


Note Cisco Unity failover is not available with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express integration.

AMIS Networking and call loop detection will not function when Cisco Unity is integrated with Cisco Unified CM Express.

The G.729a codec is not supported.


Integration Tasks

Before doing the following tasks to integrate Cisco Unity with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express phone system, confirm that the Cisco Unity server is ready for the integration by completing the applicable tasks in the applicable Cisco Unity installation guide.

The following task lists describe the process for creating, changing, and deleting integrations.

Task List to Create the Integration

Use the following task list to set up a new integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express phone system. If you are installing a new Cisco Unity server by using the applicable Cisco Unity installation guide, you may have already completed some of the following tasks.

1. Review the system and equipment requirements to confirm that all phone system and Cisco Unity server requirements have been met. See the "Requirements" section.

2. Plan how the voice messaging ports will be used by Cisco Unity. See the "Planning How the Voice Messaging Ports Will Be Used by Cisco Unity" section.

3. Program Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express. See the "Programming the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System" section.

4. Create the integration. See the "Creating a New Integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System" section.

5. If want to disable transcoding into the G.729a audio format, remove the G.729a codec from the Cisco Unity server. See the "Disabling Transcoding into the G.729a Audio Format" section.

6. Test the integration. See the "Testing the Integration" section.

Task List to Make Changes to an Integration

Use the following task list to make changes to an integration after it has been created.

1. Start the Cisco Unity Telephony Integration Manager (UTIM). See the "Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration" section.

2. Make the changes you want to the existing integration. See the "Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration" section.

Task List to Change the Number of Voice Messaging Ports

Use the following task list to change the number of voice messaging ports for an integration after it has been created.

1. Change the number of voice messaging ports. See the "Changing the Number of Voice Messaging Ports" section.

2. Start the Cisco Unity Telephony Integration Manager (UTIM). See the "Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration" section.

3. Configure the voice messaging ports for Cisco Unity. See the "Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration" section.

Task List to Delete an Existing Integration

Use the following task list to remove an existing integration.

1. Start the Cisco Unity Telephony Integration Manager (UTIM). See the "Deleting an Existing Integration" section.

2. Delete the existing integration. See the "Deleting an Existing Integration" section.

Requirements

The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express integration supports configurations of the following components:

Phone System

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1.

A compatible Cisco IOS software version. Refer to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and Cisco IOS Software Version Compatibility Matrix at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps4625/prod_installation_guide09186a00805acf50.html.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express feature license.

Cisco IP phone feature licenses, and Cisco licenses for other H.323-compliant devices or software (such as Cisco VirtualPhone and Microsoft NetMeeting clients) that will be connected to the network, as well as one license for each Cisco Unity port.

For the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express extensions, SIP phones that support DTMF relay as described in RFC-2833. For a list of supported Cisco IP phone models, refer to the Cisco Unified CM Express 4.0 Supported Firmware, Platforms, Memory, and Voice Products at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps4625/prod_installation_guide09186a00805f5908.html.

A LAN connection in each location where you will plug an IP phone into the network.

Cisco Unity Server

The applicable version of Cisco Unity. For details on compatible versions of Cisco Unity and Cisco Unified CM, refer to the SIP Trunk Compatibility Matrix: Cisco Unity and Cisco Unified Communications Manager at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps2237/products_device_support_table09186a0080624ba2.html.

Cisco Unity installed and ready for the integration, as described in the applicable Cisco Unity installation guide at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps2237/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

A license that enables the appropriate number of voice messaging ports.

Integration Description

The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express integration uses the LAN to connect Cisco Unity and the phone system. The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express also provides connections to the PSTN.

Call Information

The phone system sends the following information with forwarded calls:

The extension of the called party

The extension of the calling party (for internal calls) or the phone number of the calling party (if it is an external call and the system uses caller ID)

The reason for the forward (the extension is busy, does not answer, or is set to forward all calls)

Cisco Unity uses this information to answer the call appropriately. For example, a call forwarded to Cisco Unity is answered with the personal greeting of the subscriber. If the phone system routes the call to Cisco Unity without this information, Cisco Unity answers with the opening greeting.

When forwarding calls to greetings, Cisco Unity uses the original redirected number, not the last redirected number. For example, when A calls B and forwards the call to C whose phone forwards to voice mail, the call will go to the voice mailbox for B.

Integration Functionality

The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express integration with Cisco Unity provides the following integration features:

Call forward to personal greeting

Call forward to busy greeting

Caller ID

Easy message access (a subscriber can retrieve messages without entering an ID because Cisco Unity identifies the subscriber based on the extension from which the call originated; a password may be required)

Identified subscriber messaging (Cisco Unity identifies the subscriber who leaves a message during a forwarded internal call, based on the extension from which the call originated)

Message waiting indication (MWI)

Integrations with Multiple Phone Systems

Depending on the version, Cisco Unity can be integrated with two or more phone systems:

Cisco Unity 4.0 and 4.1 can be integrated with a maximum of two phone systems at one time. For information on and instructions for integrating Cisco Unity with two phone systems, refer to the Dual Phone System Integration Guide at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps2237/prod_configuration_guide09186a0080211b2e.html.

Cisco Unity 4.2 and later can be integrated with two or more phone systems at one time. For information on the maximum supported combinations and instructions for integrating Cisco Unity with multiple phone systems, refer to the Multiple Phone System Integration Guide at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps2237/prod_configuration_guide09186a00806192a3.html.

Planning How the Voice Messaging Ports Will Be Used by Cisco Unity

Before programming the phone system, you need to plan how the voice messaging ports will be used by Cisco Unity. The following considerations will affect the programming for the phone system (for example, setting up the hunt group or call forwarding for the voice messaging ports):

The number of voice messaging ports installed.

The number of voice messaging ports that will answer calls.

The number of voice messaging ports that will only dial out, for example, to send message notification, and to make telephone record and playback (TRAP) connections.

The following table describes the voice messaging port settings in Cisco Unity that can be set in UTIM, and that are displayed as read-only text on the System > Ports page of the Cisco Unity Administrator.

Table 1 Settings for the Voice Messaging Ports 

Field
Considerations

Enabled

Check this check box.

Answer Calls

Check this check box.


Caution All voice messaging ports connecting to the Cisco Unified CM Express server must have the Answer Calls box checked. Otherwise, calls to Cisco Unity may not be answered.

Message Notification

Check this check box to designate the port for notifying subscribers of messages.

TRAP Connection

Check this check box so that subscribers can use the phone as a recording and playback device in Cisco Unity web applications and e-mail clients.


The Number of Voice Messaging Ports to Install

The number of voice messaging ports to install depends on numerous factors, including:

The number of calls Cisco Unity will answer when call traffic is at its peak.

The expected length of each message that callers will record and that subscribers will listen to.

The number of subscribers.

The number of ports that will be set to dial out only.

The number of calls made for message notification.

The number of TRAP connections needed when call traffic is at its peak. (TRAP connections are used by Cisco Unity web applications to play back and record over the phone.)

The number of calls that will use the automated attendant and call handlers when call traffic is at its peak.

It is best to install only the number of voice messaging ports that are needed so that system resources are not allocated to unused ports.

The Number of Voice Messaging Ports That Will Answer Calls

The calls that the voice messaging ports answer can be incoming calls from unidentified callers or from subscribers. Typically, the voice messaging ports that answer calls are the busiest.

You can set voice messaging ports to both answer calls and to dial out (for example, to send message notifications). However, when the voice messaging ports perform more than one function and are very active (for example, answering many calls), the other functions may be delayed until the voice messaging port is free (for example, message notifications cannot be sent until there are fewer calls to answer). For best performance, dedicate certain voice messaging ports for only answering incoming calls, and dedicate other ports for only dialing out. Separating these port functions eliminates the possibility of a collision, in which an incoming call arrives on a port at the same time that Cisco Unity takes the port off-hook to dial out.

The Number of Voice Messaging Ports That Will Only Dial Out, and Not Answer Calls

Ports that will only dial out and will not answer calls can do one or more of the following:

Notify subscribers by phone, pager, or e-mail of messages that have arrived.

Make a TRAP connection so that subscribers can use the phone as a recording and playback device in Cisco Unity web applications.

Typically, these voice messaging ports are the least busy ports.


Caution In programming the phone system, do not send calls to voice messaging ports in Cisco Unity that cannot answer calls (voice messaging ports that are not set to Answer Calls). For example, if a voice messaging port is set only to Message Notification, do not send calls to it.

Preparing for Programming the Phone System

Record your decisions about the voice messaging ports to guide you in programming the phone system.

Programming the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System

For details on programming the Cisco Unified CM Express router for the integration with Cisco Unity, refer to the "Configuring Voice Mail Integration for Cisco Unified CME for SIP Phones" chapter of the Cisco Unified CM Express Configuration Guide for SIP Phones at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps4625/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a00806ba5bd.html.

Creating a New Integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Phone System

After ensuring that the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express phone system and the Cisco Unity server are ready for the integration, do the following procedures to set up the integration and to enter the port settings.

To Create an Integration


Step 1 If UTIM is not already open, on the Windows Start menu of the Cisco Unity server, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Manage Integrations. UTIM appears.

Step 2 In the left pane of the UTIM window, click Cisco Unity Server.

Step 3 On the Integration menu of the UTIM window, click New. The Telephony Integration Setup Wizard appears.

Step 4 On the Welcome page, click the applicable phone system type, depending on your version of Cisco Unity:

Cisco Unity 4.2 or later—SIP (including Cisco Unified CM)

Cisco Unity 4.0 or 4.1—SIP

Step 5 Click Next.

Step 6 On the Name This SIP Integration and Cluster page, enter the following settings, then click Next.

Table 2 Settings for the Name This SIP Integration and Cluster Page 

Field
Setting

Integration Name

<the name you will use to identify this SIP integration; accept the default name or enter another name>

Cluster Name

<the name you will use to identify this SIP server cluster; accept the default name or enter another name>


Step 7 On the Enter Primary and Secondary SIP Server page, enter the following settings, then click Next.

Table 3 Settings for the Enter Primary and Secondary SIP Server Page 

Field
Setting

Primary:
IP Address/Name

<the IP address of the primary SIP server that you are connecting to Cisco Unity>

Primary:
Port

<the IP port of the primary SIP server that you are connecting to Cisco Unity>

Secondary:
IP Address/Name

<optional; the IP address of the secondary SIP server that you are connecting to Cisco Unity>

Secondary:
Port

<optional; the IP port of the secondary SIP server that you are connecting to Cisco Unity>


You can click Ping Servers to confirm that the IP address is correct.

Step 8 On the Set Number of Voice Messaging Ports page, enter the number of voice messaging ports on Cisco Unity that you want to connect to the SIP server, then click Next.

This number must not be more than the number of ports set up on the SIP server.

Step 9 On the Configure Cisco Unity SIP Settings page, enter the following settings, then click Next.

Table 4 Settings for the Configure Cisco Unity SIP Settings Page 

Field
Setting

Contact Line Name

<the voice messaging line name that subscribers will use to contact Cisco Unity and that Cisco Unity uses to register with the SIP server>

Cisco Unity SIP Port

<the IP port on Cisco Unity that callers and the SIP server use to connect to voice mail; we recommend using the default setting>

Preferred Codec

<the codec Cisco Unity will first attempt to use on outgoing calls>

Preferred Transport Protocol

Click UDP.


Step 10 On the Enter SIP Server Authentication page, enter the following settings, then click Next.

Table 5 Settings for the Enter SIP Server Authentication Page 

Field
Setting

Authenticate with the SIP Server

<your indication whether Cisco Unity will authenticate with the SIP server>

Name

<the name the SIP server will use for authentication>

Password

<the password the SIP server will use for authentication>


Step 11 If other integrations already exist, the Enter Trunk Access Code page appears. Enter the extra digits that Cisco Unity must use to transfer calls through the gateway to extensions on the other phone systems with which it is integrated. Then click Next.

Step 12 (Cisco Unity 4.2 and later only) On the Reassign Subscribers page, any subscribers whose phone system integration has been deleted and who are not currently assigned to a phone system integration will appear in the list.

If no subscribers appear in the list, click Next and continue to Step 13.

Otherwise, select the subscribers that you want to assign to this phone system integration and click Next. You can use the following selection controls for selecting subscribers.

Table 6 Selection Controls for the Reassign Subscribers Page 

Selection Control
Effect

Check All

Checks the check boxes for all subscribers in the list.

Uncheck All

Unchecks the check boxes for all subscribers in the list.

Toggle Selected

For the subscribers highlighted in the list, toggles between checking and unchecking the check boxes.

If some highlighted subscriber check boxes are checked and others are unchecked, clicking this button will check all the check boxes. Clicking again will uncheck all the check boxes.


Step 13 (Cisco Unity 4.2 and later only) On the Reassign Call Handlers page, any call handlers whose phone system integration has been deleted and that are not currently assigned to a phone system integration will appear in the list.

If no call handlers appear in the list, click Next and continue to Step 14.

Otherwise, select the call handlers that you want to assign to this phone system integration and click Next. You can use the following selection controls for selecting call handlers.

Table 7 Selection Controls for the Reassign Call Handlers Page 

Selection Control
Effect

Check All

Checks the check boxes for all call handlers in the list.

Uncheck All

Unchecks the check boxes for all call handlers in the list.

Toggle Selected

For the call handlers highlighted in the list, toggles between checking and unchecking the check boxes.

If some highlighted call handler check boxes are checked and others are unchecked, clicking this button will check all the check boxes. Clicking again will uncheck all the check boxes.


Step 14 On the Completing page, verify the settings you entered, then click Finish.

Step 15 At the prompt to restart the Cisco Unity services, click Yes. The Cisco Unity services restart.

Alternatively, you can restart the Cisco Unity services in UTIM on the Tools menu by clicking Restart Cisco Unity.


To Enter the Voice Messaging Port Settings for the Integration


Step 1 After the Cisco Unity services restart, on the View menu, click Refresh.

Step 2 In the left pane of the UTIM window, expand the phone system integration that you are creating.

Step 3 In the left pane, click the name of the cluster.

Step 4 Click the Ports tab.

Step 5 Enter the settings shown in Table 8 for the voice messaging ports.

To get the best performance, use the first voice messaging ports for incoming calls and the last ports to dial out. This configuration helps minimize the possibility of a collision, in which an incoming call arrives on a port at the same time that Cisco Unity takes the port off-hook to dial out.

Table 8 Settings for the Voice Messaging Ports 

Field
Considerations

Enabled

Check this check box.

Answer Calls

Check this check box.


Caution All voice messaging ports connecting to the Cisco Unified CM server must have the Answer Calls box checked. Otherwise, calls to Cisco Unity may not be answered.

Message Notification

Check this check box to designate the port for notifying subscribers of messages.

AMIS Delivery

(available with the AMIS licensed feature only)

Check this check box to designate the port for making outbound AMIS calls to deliver voice messages from Cisco Unity subscribers to users on another voice messaging system. Cisco Unity supports the Audio Messaging Interchange Specification (AMIS) protocol, which provides an analog mechanism for transferring voice messages between different voice messaging systems.

This setting affects outbound AMIS calls only. All ports are used for incoming AMIS calls.

Because the transmission of outgoing AMIS messages may tie up voice ports for long periods of time, you may want to adjust the schedule on the Network > AMIS > Schedule page so that outgoing AMIS calls are placed during closed hours or at times when Cisco Unity is not processing many calls.

TRAP Connection

Check this check box so that subscribers can use the phone as a recording and playback device in Cisco Unity web applications and e-mail clients.


Step 6 Click Save.


Disabling Transcoding into the G.729a Audio Format

If you want to disable transcoding into the G.729a audio format, do the following procedure. Otherwise, continue to the "Testing the Integration" section.


Caution Disabling transcoding into the G.729a audio format will block the audio stream for phones that use this audio format when connected to Cisco Unity. For the phones that use the G.729a audio format to receive the audio stream from Cisco Unity, you must set up a transcoder to transcode the audio stream into the G.729a audio format.

When Cisco Unity has multiple integrations, disabling transcoding into the G.729a audio format will block G.729 audio streams to the Cisco Unity server for other integrations that use the G.729a audio format (for example, Cisco Unified CM SCCP integrations or integrations through PIMG units).

To Disable Transcoding into the G.729a Audio Format


Step 1 On the Windows Start menu, click Settings > Control Panel > Sounds and Multimedia.

Step 2 In the Sounds and Multimedia dialog box, click the Hardware tab.

Step 3 Under Devices, click Audio Codecs and click Properties.

Step 4 In the Audio Codecs Properties dialog box, click the Properties tab.

Step 5 Under Audio Compression Codecs, click Sipro Labs G.729A and click Remove.

Step 6 When prompted to confirm removing the codec, click Yes.

Step 7 If prompted to restart the system, click Restart Later.

Step 8 In the Audio Codecs Properties dialog box, click OK.

Step 9 In the Sounds and Multimedia dialog box, click OK.

Step 10 Browse to Windows\System32.

Step 11 Rename the file Sl_g729a.acm to be Sl_g729a.old.

Step 12 On the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Manage Integrations.

Step 13 In the left pane of the UTIM window, expand the Cisco Unified CM SIP trunk integration and click the first cluster.

Step 14 In the right pane, click the SIP Info tab.

Step 15 In the Preferred Codec field, confirm that the setting is G.711 (mu-law). If the field has this setting, continue to Step 16.

If this field has a different setting, do the following substeps.

a. Click G.711 (mu-law).

b. Click Save.

c. When prompted to restart the Cisco Unity services, click No.

Step 16 Repeat Step 13 through Step 15 on all remaining clusters in the Cisco Unified CM SIP trunk integration.

Step 17 Restart the Cisco Unity server.


Testing the Integration

To test whether Cisco Unity and the phone system are integrated correctly, do the following procedures in the order listed.

If any of the steps indicate a failure, refer to the following documentation as applicable:

The installation guide for the phone system.

Troubleshooting Guide for Cisco Unity, available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps2237/prod_troubleshooting_guides_list.html.

The setup information earlier in this guide.

To Set Up the Test Configuration


Step 1 Set up two test extensions (Phone 1 and Phone 2) on the same phone system that Cisco Unity is connected to.

Step 2 Set Phone 1 to forward calls to the Cisco Unity pilot number when calls are not answered.


Caution The phone system must forward calls to the Cisco Unity pilot number in no fewer than four rings. Otherwise, the test may fail.

Step 3 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, create a test subscriber to use for testing by doing the applicable substeps below.

If your message store is Microsoft Exchange, do the following:

a. In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Profile page.

b. Click the Add icon.

c. Select New Exchange Subscriber.

d. On the Add Subscriber page, enter the applicable information.

e. Click Add.

If your message store is IBM Lotus Domino, do the following:

a. In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Profile page.

b. Click the Add icon.

c. Click Notes.

d. In the Address Book list, confirm that the address book listed is the one that contains the user data that you want to import.

If the address book that you want to use is not listed, go to the System > Configuration > Subscriber Address Books page and add a different address book.

e. In the Find Domino Person By list, indicate whether to search by short name, first name, or last name.

f. Enter the applicable short name or name. You also can enter * to display a list of all users, or enter one or more characters followed by * to narrow your search.

g. Click Find.

h. On the list of matches, click the name of the user to import.

i. On the Add Subscriber page, enter the applicable information.

j. Click Add.

Step 4 In the Extension field, enter the extension of Phone 1.

Step 5 In the Active Schedule field, click All Hours - All Days.

Step 6 Click the Save icon.

Step 7 In the navigation bar, click Call Transfer to go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Call Transfer page for the test subscriber.

For more information on transfer settings, refer to the "Subscriber Template Call Transfer Settings" section in the Cisco Unity Administrator Help.

Step 8 Under Transfer Incoming Calls, click Yes, Ring Subscriber's Extension, and confirm that the extension number is for Phone 1.

Step 9 Under Transfer Type, click Release to Switch.

Step 10 Click the Save icon.

Step 11 In the navigation bar, click Messages to go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Messages page for the test subscriber.

Step 12 Under Message Waiting Indicators (MWIs), check Use MWI for Message Notification.

Step 13 In the Extension field, enter x.

Step 14 Click the Save icon.

Step 15 Open the Status Monitor by doing one of the following:

In Internet Explorer, go to http://<Cisco Unity server name>/web/sm.

Double-click the desktop shortcut to the Status Monitor.

In the status bar next to the clock, right-click the Cisco Unity tray icon and click Status Monitor.


To Test an External Call with Release Transfer


Step 1 From Phone 2, enter the access code necessary to get an outside line, then enter the number outside callers use to dial directly to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 On the Status Monitor, note which port handles this call.

Step 3 When you hear the opening greeting, enter the extension for Phone 1. Hearing the opening greeting means that the port is configured correctly.

Step 4 Confirm that Phone 1 rings and that you hear a ringback tone on Phone 2. Hearing a ringback tone means that Cisco Unity correctly released the call and transferred it to Phone 1.

Step 5 Leaving Phone 1 unanswered, confirm that the state of the port handling the call changes to "Idle." This state means that release transfer is successful.

Step 6 Confirm that, after the number of rings that the phone system is set to wait, the call is forwarded to Cisco Unity and that you hear the greeting for the test subscriber. Hearing the greeting means that the phone system forwarded the unanswered call and the call-forward information to Cisco Unity, which correctly interpreted the information.

Step 7 On the Status Monitor, note which port handles this call.

Step 8 Leave a message for the test subscriber and hang up Phone 2.

Step 9 On the Status Monitor, confirm that the state of the port handling the call changes to "Idle." This state means that the port was successfully released when the call ended.

Step 10 Confirm that the MWI on Phone 1 is activated. The activated MWI means that the phone system and Cisco Unity are successfully integrated for turning on MWIs.


To Test Listening to Messages


Step 1 From Phone 1, enter the internal pilot number for Cisco Unity.

Step 2 When asked for your password, enter the default password. Hearing the request for your password means that the phone system sent the necessary call information to Cisco Unity, which correctly interpreted the information.

Step 3 Confirm that you hear the recorded voice name for the test subscriber (if you did not record a voice name for the test subscriber, you will hear the extension number for Phone 1). Hearing the voice name means that Cisco Unity correctly identified the subscriber by the extension.

Step 4 When asked whether you want to listen to your message, press 1.

Step 5 After listening to the message, press 3 to delete the message.

Step 6 Confirm that the MWI on Phone 1 is deactivated. The deactivated MWI means that the phone system and Cisco Unity are successfully integrated for turning off MWIs.

Step 7 Hang up Phone 1.

Step 8 On the Status Monitor, confirm that the state of the port handling the call changes to "Idle." This state means that the port was successfully released when the call ended.


To Set Up Supervised Transfer on Cisco Unity


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Call Transfer page.

If the name of the test subscriber is not displayed, click the Find icon (the magnifying glass) in the title bar, then click Find, and select the name of the test subscriber in the list that appears.

For more information on transfer settings, refer to the "Subscriber Template Call Transfer Settings" section in the Cisco Unity Administrator Help.

Step 2 Under Transfer Type, click Supervise Transfer.

Step 3 Set the Rings to Wait For field to 3.

Step 4 Click the Save icon.


To Test Supervised Transfer


Step 1 From Phone 2, enter the access code necessary to get an outside line, then enter the number outside callers use to dial directly to Cisco Unity.

Step 2 On the Status Monitor, note which port handles this call.

Step 3 When you hear the opening greeting, enter the extension for Phone 1. Hearing the opening greeting means that the port is configured correctly.

Step 4 Confirm that Phone 1 rings and that you do not hear a ringback tone on Phone 2. Instead, you should hear the indication your phone system uses to mean that the call is on hold (for example, music or beeps).

Step 5 Leaving Phone 1 unanswered, confirm that the state of the port handling the call remains "Busy." This state and hearing an indication that you are on hold mean that Cisco Unity is supervising the transfer.

Step 6 Confirm that, after three rings, you hear the greeting for the test subscriber. Hearing the greeting means that Cisco Unity successfully recalled the supervised-transfer call.

Step 7 During the greeting, hang up Phone 2.

Step 8 On the Status Monitor, confirm that the state of the port handling the call changes to "Idle." This state means that the port was successfully released when the call ended.


To Delete the Test Subscriber


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the Subscribers > Subscribers > Profile page.

If the name of the test subscriber is not displayed, click the Find icon (the magnifying glass) in the title bar, then click Find, and select the name of the test subscriber in the list that appears.

Step 2 In the title bar, click the Delete Subscriber icon (the X).

Step 3 Click Delete.


Changing the Settings for an Existing Integration

After the integration is set up, if you want to change any of its settings (for example, to change the MWI settings), do the following procedure.

If you want to change the number of voice messaging ports, see the "Changing the Number of Voice Messaging Ports" section.

To Change the Settings for an Integration


Step 1 On the Cisco Unity server, on the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Manage Integrations. The UTIM window appears.

Step 2 In the left pane, double-click Unity Server. The existing integrations appear.

Step 3 Click the integration you want to modify.

Step 4 In the right pane, click the cluster for the integration.

Step 5 In the right pane, click the applicable tab for the integration.

Step 6 Enter new settings in the fields that you want to change.


Caution If you are adding or removing voice messaging ports, make sure you change the settings for the individual ports so that there are an appropriate number of ports set to answer calls and an appropriate number of ports set to dial out.

Step 7 In the UTIM window, click Save.

Step 8 If prompted, restart the Cisco Unity services.


Changing the Number of Voice Messaging Ports

To change the number of voice messaging ports after you have finished installing and setting up Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express, do the following procedure.

To Update Cisco Unity for Additional Voice Messaging Ports


Step 1 If the Cisco Unity license does not enable the additional voice messaging ports you added, see your sales representative to request the applicable license.

Step 2 When you have the license, on the Cisco Unity server, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Licensing.

Step 3 On the Action menu, click Install License Files.

Step 4 Follow the on-screen instructions.


Note If you increase the number of voice messaging ports from 32 or fewer to more than 32, you must also install SQL Server 2000 as described in the applicable Cisco Unity installation guide.


Step 5 On the Cisco Unity server, on the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Manage Integrations. The UTIM window appears.

Step 6 In the left pane, double-click Unity Server. The existing integrations appear.

Step 7 Click the integration you want to modify.

Step 8 In the right pane, click the cluster for the integration.

Step 9 In the right pane, click the applicable tab for the integration.

Step 10 Enter new settings in the fields that you want to change.


Caution If you are adding or removing voice messaging ports, make sure you change the settings for the individual ports so that there are an appropriate number of ports set to answer calls and an appropriate number of ports set to dial out.

Step 11 In the UTIM window, click Save.

Step 12 If prompted, restart the Cisco Unity services.


Deleting an Existing Integration

If you want to delete an existing integration (for example, you have replaced the phone system with which Cisco Unity originally integrated), do the following procedure.

To Delete an Existing Integration


Step 1 On the Cisco Unity server, on the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Cisco Unity > Manage Integrations. The UTIM window appears.

Step 2 In the left pane, double-click Unity Server. The existing integrations appear.

Step 3 Click the integration that you want to delete.

Step 4 On the Integration menu, click Delete.

Step 5 Follow the on-screen instructions to assign the subscribers of the deleted phone system integration to another phone system integration.

Step 6 At the prompt to restart the Cisco Unity services, click Yes. The Cisco Unity services restart.

Alternatively, you can restart the Cisco Unity services in UTIM on the Tools menu by clicking Restart Cisco Unity.

Step 7 If the integration you deleted used voice cards, remove the voice cards from the Cisco Unity server.



Appendix: Using Alternate Extensions and MWIs


Alternate Extensions

In addition to the "primary" extension that you specify for subscribers, you can assign subscribers up to nine alternate extensions. (The primary extension is the one that you assign to each subscriber when you create his or her subscriber account; it is listed on the Subscribers > Subscribers > Profile page.)

Reasons to Use Alternate Extensions

There are several reasons that you may want to specify alternate extensions for subscribers. For example, if you have more than one Cisco Unity server that accesses a single, corporate-wide directory, you may want to use alternate extensions to simplify addressing messages to subscribers at the different locations. With alternate extensions, the number that a subscriber uses when addressing a message to someone at another location can be the same number that the subscriber dials when calling. You may also want to use alternate extensions to:

Handle multiple line appearances on subscriber phones.

Offer easy message access on direct calls from a cell phone, home phone, or phone at an alternate work site (assuming that the phone number is passed along to Cisco Unity from these other phone systems). In addition, when such phones are used as alternate extensions, and are set to forward to Cisco Unity, callers can listen to the subscriber greeting, and leave messages for the subscriber just as they would when dialing the primary extension for the subscriber.


Tip To reduce the number of requests from subscribers who want alternate extensions set up for multiple cell phones, home phones, and other phones, give subscribers class of service (COS) rights to specify their own set of alternate extensions. (See the Subscribers > Class of Service > Profile page.) With proper COS rights, a subscriber can specify up to five alternate extensions in the Cisco Unity Assistant—in addition to the nine that you can specify on the Subscribers > Alternate Extensions page in the Cisco Unity Administrator.


Enable URL-based extensions in Cisco Unity for an integration with a SIP phone system.

How Alternate Extensions Work

Before you set up alternate extensions, review the following list for information on how alternate extensions work:

Alternate extensions cannot exceed 30 characters in length. By default, each administrator-defined alternate extension must be at least 3 characters in length, while subscriber-defined alternate extensions must be at least 10 characters.

You can use the Advanced Settings tool in Tools Depot to specify a minimum extension length for the extensions entered in the Cisco Unity Administrator and the Cisco Unity Assistant. Refer to the Advanced Settings Tool Help for details on using the settings. Respectively, the settings are Administration—Set the Minimum Length for Locations, and Administration—Set the Minimum Length for Subscriber-Defined Alternate Extensions.

You can control whether subscribers can use the Cisco Unity Assistant to view the alternate extensions that you specify in the Cisco Unity Administrator. To do so, see the Subscribers > Class of Service > Profile page. The Subscriber-Defined Alternate Extension table displays the alternate extensions that the subscriber adds.

Neither the Cisco Unity Administrator nor the Cisco Unity Assistant will accept an extension that is already assigned to another subscriber (either as a primary or alternate extension), or to a public distribution list, call handler, directory handler, or interview handler. Cisco Unity verifies that each alternate extension is unique—up to the dialing domain level, if applicable—before allowing either an administrator or a subscriber to create it.

All alternate extensions use the same transfer settings as the primary extension.

In many cases, Cisco Unity can activate a message waiting indicator (MWI) for an alternate extension. However, depending on the phones and phone systems involved, some additional phone system programming may be required to set this up.

Setting Up Alternate Extensions

Do the applicable procedure to add, modify, or delete alternate extensions:

To Add Administrator-Defined Alternate Extensions

To Modify or Delete Alternate Extension(s)

To Add Administrator-Defined Alternate Extensions


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to any Subscribers > Alternate Extensions page.

Step 2 In the Administrator-Defined Alternate Extensions table, enter an extension in any row. When entering characters in the Alternate Extensions table, consider the following:

You can enter an extension up to 30 characters in length. (SIP integrations can use up to 30 alphanumeric characters.)

Each extension must be unique—up to the dialing domain level, if applicable.

Enter digits 0 through 9. Do not use spaces, dashes, or parentheses.

For SIP integrations, you can also enter a valid alias for a SIP URL. For example, if the URL is SIP:aabade@cisco.com, enter aabade. Do not use spaces.

Rows are numbered as a convenience. You can enter alternate extensions in any order, and you can have blank rows.

Step 3 Repeat Step 2 as necessary.

Step 4 Click the Save icon. Alternate extensions are enabled for all rows in the table.


To Modify or Delete Alternate Extension(s)


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to any Subscribers > Alternate Extensions page.

Step 2 Do any of the following:

To modify an extension, change the extension in the Alternate Extensions table.

To delete extensions, check the check boxes next to the alternate extensions that you want to delete.

To remove all alternate extensions listed in the table, click Select All.

Step 3 Click the Save icon.

Step 4 Repeat Step 2 and Step 3 as necessary.



Note You can run the Cisco Unity Bulk Import wizard when you want to add alternate extensions for multiple subscribers at once. When you do, the Cisco Unity Bulk Import wizard appends the new alternate extensions to the existing table of alternate extensions, beginning with the first blank row.


Alternate MWIs

You can set up Cisco Unity to activate alternate MWIs when you want a new message for a subscriber to activate the MWIs at up to 10 extensions. For example, a message left at extension 1001 can activate the MWIs on extensions 1001 and 1002.

Cisco Unity uses MWIs to alert the subscriber to new voice messages. MWIs are not used to indicate new e-mail, fax, or return receipt messages.

Setting Up Alternate MWIs

Cisco Unity can activate alternate MWIs. Note that depending on the phones and phone systems, some additional phone system programming may be necessary. Refer to the installation guide for the phone system.

To enable alternate MWIs for extensions, do the following procedure for each subscriber who needs alternate MWIs.

To Set Up Alternate MWIs for Extensions


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the applicable Subscribers > Subscribers > Messages page.

Step 2 Confirm that the Use MWI for Message Notification check box is checked.

Step 3 Click the Add button located beneath the MWI Extensions table to add a row to the table. By default, the first row in the table contains an "X" to indicate the primary extension assigned to a subscriber. If you want one more extension and do not need to activate the MWI on the primary extension, you can also modify the first row.

Step 4 Enter the applicable extension in the Extension field of the table. MWIs are automatically enabled for all rows in the table. When entering characters in the MWI Extensions table, consider the following:

Enter digits 0 through 9. Do not use spaces, dashes, or parentheses.

Enter , (comma) to insert a one-second pause.

Enter # and * to correspond to the # and * keys on the phone.

Step 5 Click the Save icon.

Step 6 Repeat Step 3 through Step 5 as necessary.



Note You can run the Cisco Unity Bulk Import wizard when you want to set up alternate MWIs for multiple subscribers at once.


To change or delete alternate MWIs for extensions, do the following procedure.

To Modify or Delete Alternate MWIs


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Administrator, go to the applicable Subscribers > Subscribers > Messages page.

Step 2 Do either of the following:

To modify an extension, change the extension in the MWI Extensions table.

To delete extensions, check the check boxes next to the rows that you want to delete in the MWI Extensions table, and then click the Delete button.

Step 3 Click the Save icon.

Step 4 Repeat Step 2 and Step 3 as necessary.



Appendix: Documentation and Technical Assistance


Conventions

The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1 SIP Trunk Integration Guide for Cisco Unity 4.2 uses the following conventions.

Table 9 Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1 SIP Trunk Integration Guide for Cisco Unity 4.2 Conventions 

Convention
Description

boldfaced text

Boldfaced text is used for:

Key and button names. (Example: Click OK.)

Information that you enter. (Example: Enter Administrator in the User Name box.)

< >

(angle brackets)

Angle brackets are used around parameters for which you supply a value. (Example: In the Command Prompt window, enter ping <IP address>.)

-

(hyphen)

Hyphens separate keys that must be pressed simultaneously. (Example: Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete.)

>

(right angle
bracket)

A right angle bracket is used to separate selections that you make:

On menus. (Example: On the Windows Start menu, click Settings > Control Panel > Phone and Modem Options.)

In the navigation bar of the Cisco Unity Administrator. (Example: Go to the System > Configuration > Settings page.)

[x]

(square brackets)

Square brackets enclose an optional element (keyword or argument). (Example: [reg-e164])

[x | y]

(vertical line)

Square brackets enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical line indicate an optional choice. (Example: [transport tcp | transport udp])

{x | y}

(braces)

Braces enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical line indicate a required choice. (Example: {tcp | udp})


The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 4.1 SIP Trunk Integration Guide for Cisco Unity 4.2 also uses the following conventions:


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



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

For descriptions and URLs of Cisco Unity documentation on Cisco.com, see the Documentation Guide for Cisco Unity. The document is shipped with Cisco Unity and is available at http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_unity/about/aboutdoc.htm.

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html