Phone and User Validations
You can use
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Bulk Administration (BAT) to add a group of
users and their phones on a
Cisco Unified Communications Manager server in one bulk transaction. Two options
exist for creating a CSV data file for the phones:
You can access the Insert Phones with Users option by choosing
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration main menu.
Validate Phones and User Records
You can validate your CSV data file records for phones and
users. When you choose Validate Phones/Users, the system runs
a validation routine to check that the CSV data file and BAT phone template
have populated all required fields, such as device pool and locations. The
validation checks only the device fields and their dependencies.
Before You Begin
The Primary Extension and Primary User Device of the user do not get
- You must have a BAT phone
template for the devices that you are adding. You can use a master phone
template with multiple lines to add phones that have a single line or several
You must create a comma separated values (CSV) data file that
defines individual values for each phone/user that you want to
validate. You can create the CSV data file using the BAT spreadsheet (BAT.xlt) and export data to the CSV format, or use a text editor to create a custom text file in CSV format.
Associate the file format with the CSV data file.
Validate Phones/Users Configuration window
File Name field, choose the CSV data file that
you created for this specific bulk transaction.
Phone Template Name field, choose the BAT
phone template that you created for this bulk transaction.
||To create a job for validating users and phones, click
||To schedule and/or activate this job, use the Job Scheduler option
Bulk Administration main menu.
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