this procedure either as an alternative to associating the softkey template
with the Common Device Configuration, or in conjunction with the Common Device
Configuration. Use this procedure in conjunction with the Common Device
Configuration if you need assign a softkey template that overrides the
assignment in the Common Device Configuration or any other default softkey
advanced conferencing, specify the maximum number of participants, and specify
when to drop a conference connection.
Configure a Softkey Template for Meet-Me Conferencing
Use this procedure to make the Meet Me softkey available in the off hook call state.
Unified CM Administration, choose
Device > Device
Settings > Softkey Template.
Template Configuration window appears.
Perform this step to create a new softkey
template; otherwise, proceed to the next step.
Select a default template and click
Softkey Template Name field, enter a new name for
Perform this step to add softkeys to an
Enter search criteria and click
Choose an existing template.
Softkey Template Configuration window appears.
Check the Default Softkey Template check box to designate this softkey template as the default softkey template.
designate a softkey template as the default softkey template, you cannot delete it unless you first remove the default designation.
Configure Softkey Layout from the
Related Links drop-down list in the upper right
corner and click
a Call State to Configure drop-down list, choose the call state for
which you want the softkey to display.
Unselected Softkeys list, choose the softkey to add and click the right arrow to move the softkey to the
Selected Softkeys list. Use the up and down arrows
to change the position of the new softkey.
To display the softkey in additional call states, repeat the previous step.
of the following tasks:
If you modified a
template that is already associated with devices, click
Apply Config to restart the devices.
If you created a new
softkey template, associate the template with the devices and then restart
them. See the What to Do Next section for more information.
Associate a Softkey Template with a Common Device Configuration
There are two ways to associate a softkey template with a phone:
softkey template to the
softkey template to the
Common Device Configuration.
procedures in this section describe how to associate the softkey template with
Device Configuration. Follow these procedures if your system uses a
Device Configuration to apply configuration options to phones. This
is the most commonly used method for making a softkey template available to
This procedure is
optional. You can use this procedure as an alternative to associating the
softkey template with the Common Device Configuration. This procedure also
works in conjunction with the Common Device Configuration: use it when you need
to assign a softkey template that overrides the assignment in the Common Device
Configuration or any other default softkey assignment.
The Cisco Unified
Communications Manager administrator provides the Meet-Me conference directory
number range to users, so that they can access the feature. The user chooses a
directory number from the range that is specified for the Meet-Me Number or
Pattern to establish a Meet-Me conference and becomes the conference
Unified CM Administration, choose
Routing > Meet-Me Number/Pattern.
and List Meet-Me Numbers window appears.
appropriate search criteria and click
matching records are displayed.
In the list of
records, click the link for the record that you want to view.
of the followings tasks:
To copy a Meet-Me number or
pattern, click the Meet-Me number or pattern that you want to copy. The
Meet-Me Number/Pattern Configuration window appears.
To add a
Meet-Me Number or Pattern, click the
To update an existing
Meet-Me Number or Pattern, click the Meet-Me Number or Pattern that you want to
Related Topics section for information about the fields and their configuration
To configure a range, the dash must appear within brackets and
follow a digit; for example, to configure the range 1000 to 1050, enter
The description can include up to 50 characters in any
language, but it cannot include double quotation marks ("), percentage sign (%),
ampersand (&), or angle brackets (<>).
To use a partition to restrict access to the Meet-Me number
or pattern, choose the desired partition from the drop-down list box.
If you do not want to restrict access to the Meet-Me
number or pattern, choose <None> for the partition.
You can configure the number of partitions that are displayed in
this drop-down list box by using the Max List Box Items enterprise parameter.
If more partitions exist than the Max List Box Items enterprise parameter
specifies, the Find button is displayed next to the drop-down list box. Click the
Find button to display the Find and List Partitions window.
To set the maximum list box items, choose
System > Enterprise
Parameters and update the Max List Box Items field
under CCMAdmin Parameters.
Make sure that the combination of Meet-Me number or pattern and
partition is unique within the
Cisco Unified Communications Manager cluster.
Minimum Security Level
Choose the minimum Meet-Me conference security level for this
Meet-Me number or pattern from the drop-down list box.
Authenticated to block participants with nonsecure phones from joining the
to block participants with authenticated or nonsecure phones from joining the
Choose Non Secure
to allow all participants to join the conference.
To use this feature, ensure that you have a secure conference
bridge that is configured and available.
Meet-Me Conferencing Restrictions
Cisco Unified Communications Manager supports a maximum of 100 simultaneous Meet-Me conferences for each Cisco Unified Communications Manager server.
After the maximum number of participants that is specified for that conference is has been exceeded, no other callers can join the conference.