Usefull Checklist to have when you add an ip phone to a cisco Call Manager 4.1.(3)

 

Below a useful checklish for an ip phone add to a call manager 4.1.(3) it’s use ful because some times you don’t walk the correct route for adding an ip phone. May be handy. I think for my personal it’s pretty usefull when you are a beginner with Call Managers.

Configuration Steps

Procedures and Related Topics

Step 1 

Gather the following information about the phone:

Model

MAC address

Physical location of the phone

Cisco Call Manager user to associate with the phone

Partition, calling search space, and location information, if used

Number of lines and associated DNs to assign to the phone

Phone Search

Step 2 

Add and configure the phone.

Adding a Phone, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 3 

Add and configure lines (DNs) on the phone. You can also configure phone features such as call park, call forward, and call pickup.

Adding a Directory Number, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 4 

Configure speed-dial buttons.

You can configure speed-dial buttons for phones if you want to provide speed-dial buttons for users or if you are configuring phones that do not have a specific user who is assigned to them. Users can change the speed-dial settings on their phones by using Cisco IP Phone User Options.

Configuring Speed-Dial Buttons, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 5 

Configure Cisco IP Phone services.

You can configure services for Cisco IP Phone models 7970, 7961, 7941, 7912, 7906, and Cisco IP Communicator if you want to provide services for users or if you are configuring phones that do not have a specific user who is assigned to them. Users can change the services on their phones by using the Cisco IP Phone User Options.

Configuring Cisco IP Phones, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 6 

Customize phone button templates and softkey templates, if required. Configure templates for each phone.

Adding Phone Button Templates, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Configuring Cisco IP Phones, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Adding Nonstandard Softkey Templates, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 7 

Assign services to phone buttons, if required.

Adding a Cisco IP Phone Service to a Phone Button, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 8 

Provide power, install, verify network connectivity, and configure network settings for the Cisco IP Phone.

Cisco IP Phone Administration Guide for Cisco Call Manager

Step 9 

Associate user with the phone (if required).

Associating Devices to a User, Cisco Call Manager Administration Guide

Step 10 

Make calls with the Cisco IP Phone.

Refer to the user guide for your Cisco IP Phone

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