Insert Phones with Users Into Unified Communications Manager
You can add a group of phones and users to the Unified Communications Manager database and directory.
Phone records must be validated before insertion.
You can use the dummy MAC address option. When adding CTI ports, this option gives a unique device name to each CTI port in the form of dummy MAC addresses that you can manually update later using the Unified Communications Manager Administration or the UnifiedCM Auto-Register phone Tool. Do not use the dummy MAC address option for H.323 clients, VGC phones, or VGC virtual phones.
The dummy MAC address option automatically generates dummy MAC addresses in the following format:
where X represents any 12-character, hexadecimal (0-9 and A-F) number.
Before you begin
- Create a comma-separated values (CSV) data file to define individual values for each phone with users that you want to insert. You can create the CSV data file using the BAT spreadsheet (BAT.xlt) to add phones with users, or create a custom text file in CSV format to add phones with users combinations.
- Associate file format with the CSV data file.
- Validate phones with users records.
In the File Name field, choose the CSV data file that you created for this bulk transaction.
In the Phone Template Name field, choose the BAT phone template that you used for this transaction.
In the User Template Name field, choose the BAT user template that you used for this transaction
In the Job Information area, enter the Job description.
Choose an insert method. Do one of the following:
To create a job for inserting the phones and user records, click Submit.