Set up a Cisco IP Conference Phone
If autoregistration is not enabled and the phone does not exist in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager database, you must manually configure the Cisco IP Phone in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration. Some tasks in this procedure are optional, depending on your system and user needs.
For more information on any of the steps, see the documentation for your particular Cisco Unified Communications Manager release.
Perform the configuration steps in the following procedure using Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration.
Gather the following information about the phone:
For more information, see the documentation for your particular Cisco Unified Communications Manager release and see the related links.
Verify that you have sufficient unit licenses for your phone.
For more information, see the licensing document for your particular Cisco Unified Communications Manager release.
Define the Device Pools. Select.
Device Pools define common characteristics for devices, such as region, date/time group, and softkey template.
Define the Common Phone Profile. Select.
Common phone profiles provide data that the Cisco TFTP server requires, as well as common phone settings, such as Do Not Disturb and feature control options.
Define a Calling Search Space. In Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration, click.
A Calling Search Space is a collection of partitions that are searched to determine how a dialed number is routed. The calling search space for the device and the calling search space for the directory number are used together. The directory number CSS takes precedence over the device CSS.
Configure a security profile for the device type and protocol. Select.
Set up the phone. Select.
Selectto set up SIP parameters.
Selectto configure directory numbers (lines) on the phone by completing the required fields in the Directory Number Configuration window.
For more information about directory numbers, see the documentation for your particular Cisco Unified Communications Manager release and the related links.
(Optional) Associate the user with a phone. Click Associate End Users at the bottom of the Phone Configuration window to associate a user to the line that is being configured.
(Optional) Associate the user with the device:
Customize the softkey templates. Select.
Use the page to add, delete, or change the order of softkey features that display on the user’s phone to meet feature usage needs.
The conference phone has special softkey requirements. See the related links for more information.
Configure Cisco IP Phone services and assign services. Select.
Provides IP Phone services to the phone.
(Optional) Add user information to the global directory for Cisco Unified Communications Manager. Select Add New and configure the required fields. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*)., and then click
(Optional) Associate a user with a user group. Select.
Assigns users a common list of roles and permissions that apply to all users in a user group. Administrators can manage user groups, roles, and permissions to control the level of access (and, therefore, the level of security) for system users.
In order for end users to access the Cisco Unified Communications Self Care Portal, you must add users to the standard Cisco Communications Manager End Users group.