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Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G
Administration Guide for Cisco Unified
Communications Manager 6.0
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  • Page 1 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 527-0883 Text Part Number: OL-12642-01...
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Overview of Configuring and Installing Cisco Unified IP Phones 1-18 Configuring Cisco Unified IP Phones in Cisco Unified Communications Manager 1-18 Checklist for Configuring the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G in Cisco Unified Communications Manager 1-19 Installing Cisco Unified IP Phones...
  • Page 6 Adjusting Cisco Unified IP Phone Footstand and Phone Height Securing the Phone with a Cable Lock Mounting the Phone to the Wall 3-10 Verifying the Phone Startup Process 3-12 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 7 Telephony Features Available for the Phone Configuring Corporate and Personal Directories 5-18 Configuring Corporate Directories 5-18 Configuring Personal Directory 5-18 Modifying Phone Button Templates 5-19 Configuring Softkey Templates 5-19 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 8 Accessing the Web Page for a Phone Disabling and Enabling Web Page Access Device Information Network Configuration Network Statistics Device Logs 8-10 Streaming Statistics 8-11 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 viii OL-12642-01...
  • Page 9 Troubleshooting and Maintenance C H A P T E R Resolving Startup Problems Symptom: The Cisco Unified IP Phone Does Not Go Through its Normal Startup Process Symptom: The Cisco Unified IP Phone Does Not Register with Cisco Unified Communications Manager...
  • Page 10 Technical Specifications A P P E N D I X Physical and Operating Environment Specifications Cable Specifications Network and Access Port Pinouts N D E X Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 11 Network engineers, system administrators, or telecom engineers should review this guide to learn the steps required to properly set up the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G on the network. The tasks described are administration-level tasks and are not intended for end-users of the phones.
  • Page 12: Related Documentation

    Provides technical specifications of the Cisco Unified IP Phone. Related Documentation For more information about Cisco Unified IP Phones or Cisco Unified Communications Manager, refer to the following publications: Cisco Unified IP Phone 7900 Series These publications are available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/phones/ps379/tsd_products_support_series_home.html...
  • Page 13: Cisco Product Security Overview

    For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html...
  • Page 14 Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device. Statement 1071 SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 15: An Overview Of The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G provides a color touchscreen, support for up to eight line or speed dial numbers, context-sensitive online help for buttons and features, and a variety of other sophisticated functions.
  • Page 16: Understanding The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G

    Allows you to adjust the angle of the phone base. adjustment button Display button Awakens the touchscreen from sleep mode or disables it for cleaning. No color—Ready for input Green flashing—Disabled Green steady—Sleep mode Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1 An Overview Of The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    Each activates a softkey option (displayed on your touchscreen). 16 Handset light strip Indicates an incoming call or new voice message. 17 Touchscreen Shows phone features. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 18: What Networking Protocols Are Used?

    Cisco Unified IP Phones use HTTP Protocol (HTTP) transferring information and moving for the XML services and for documents across the Internet and the troubleshooting purposes. web. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 19 Protocol (RTP) transporting real-time data, such as protocol to send and receive interactive voice and video, over data real-time voice traffic from other networks. phones and gateways. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 20 RTP streams, which utilize UDP. Related Topics Understanding Interactions with Other Cisco Unified IP Communications Products, page 2-1 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 21: What Features Are Supported On The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G?

    Chapter 4, “Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone.” The Cisco Unified IP Phone can interact with other services and devices on your IP network to provide enhanced functionality. For example, you can integrate the Cisco Unified IP Phones with the corporate Lightweight Directory Access Protocol 3 (LDAP3) standard directory to enable users to search for co-workers contact information directly from their IP phones.
  • Page 22: Configuring Telephony Features

    Chapter 4, “Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone,” Chapter 7, “Viewing Model Information, Status, and Statistics on the Cisco Unified IP Phone.” Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 23: Providing Users With Feature Information

    Providing Users with Feature Information If you are a system administrator, you are likely the primary source of information for Cisco Unified IP Phone users in your network or company. To ensure that you distribute the most current feature and procedural information, familiarize yourself with Cisco Unified IP Phone documentation.
  • Page 24 Communications Manager Security Guide, Troubleshooting chapter Deleting the CTL file from the phone See the “Resetting or Restoring the Cisco Unified IP Phone” section on page 9-15 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 1-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 25: Overview Of Supported Security Features

    Overview of Supported Security Features Table 1-3 provides an overview of the security features that the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G supports. For more information about these features and about Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified IP Phone security, refer to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Security Guide.
  • Page 26 Optional disabling of the web You can prevent access to a phone’s web page, which displays a server functionality for a phone variety of operational statistics for the phone. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 1-12 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 27: Understanding Security Profiles

    Security Restrictions, page 1-18 Understanding Security Profiles Cisco Unified IP Phones that support Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 or later use a security profile, which defines whether the phone is nonsecure, authenticated, or encrypted. For information about configuring the security profile and applying the profile to the phone, refer to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Security Guide.
  • Page 28: Identifying Encrypted And Authenticated Phone Calls

    In an authenticated call, all devices participating in the establishment of the call are authenticated by the Cisco Unified Communications Manager. When a call in progress is authenticated, the call progress icon to the right of the call duration timer in the phone screen changes to this icon: In an encrypted call, all devices participating in the establishment of the call are authenticated by the Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
  • Page 29: Call Security Interactions And Restrictions

    Non-secure conference Secure (encrypted Conference Member puts call on Hold No music-on-hold is played or authenticated) with MOH Conference remains secure Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 1-15 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 30: Supporting 802.1X Authentication On Cisco Unified Ip Phones

    (CDP) to identify each other and to determine parameters such as VLAN allocation and inline power requirements. However, CDP is not used to identify any locally attached PCs. Therefore, Cisco Unified IP Phones provide an EAPOL pass-through mechanism, whereby a PC locally attached to the IP phone may pass through EAPOL messages to the 802.1X authenticator in the LAN switch.
  • Page 31: Required Network Components

    Enabled—If you are using a switch that supports multi-domain authentication, you can enable the PC port and connect a PC to it. In this case, Cisco Unified IP Phones support proxy EAPOL-Logoff to monitor the authentication exchanges between the switch and the attached PC.
  • Page 32: Security Restrictions

    IP telephony service. For information and a checklist for setting up and configuring a complete Cisco IP telephony network, refer to the “System Configuration Overview” chapter in Cisco Unified Communications Manager System Guide.
  • Page 33: Manager

    Some tasks are optional, depending on your system and user needs. For detailed procedures and information, refer to the sources in the list. Table 1-6 Checklist for Configuring the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Task Purpose For More Information 1.
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 An Overview of the Cisco Unified IP Phone Overview of Configuring and Installing Cisco Unified IP Phones Table 1-6 Checklist for Configuring the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Task Purpose For More Information 3.
  • Page 35: Installing Cisco Unified Ip Phones

    You (or the phone users) can install the phone at the users’s location. The Cisco Unified IP Phone Installation Guide that ships in the box with each phone provides directions for connecting the phone handset, cables, and other accessories.
  • Page 36: Checklist For Installing The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G

    Checklist for Installing the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Table 1-7 provides an overview and checklist of installation tasks for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G. The list presents a suggested order to guide you through the phone installation. Some tasks are optional, depending on your system and user needs.
  • Page 37 “Providing Information to configure their phone options. successfully use their Cisco Users Via a Website.” Unified IP Phones. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 1-23 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 38 Chapter 1 An Overview of the Cisco Unified IP Phone Overview of Configuring and Installing Cisco Unified IP Phones Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 1-24 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 39: Understanding Interactions With Other Cisco Unified Ip Communications Products

    Unified IP Communications Products To function in the IP telephony network, the Cisco Unified IP Phone must be connected to a networking device, such as a Cisco Catalyst switch. You must also register the Cisco Unified IP Phone with a Cisco Unified Communications Manager system before sending and receiving calls.
  • Page 40: C H A P T E R 2 Preparing To Install The Cisco Unified Ip Phone On Your Network

    Security Features for Cisco Unified IP Phones” section on page 1-9. If the Cisco Unified IP Phone model that you want to configure does not appear in the Phone Type Note drop-down list in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration, go to the following URL and install the latest support patch for your version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager: http://www.cisco.com/kobayashi/sw-center/sw-voice.shtml...
  • Page 41: Providing Power To The Phone

    • Providing Power to the Phone The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G can be powered with external power or with Power over Ethernet (PoE). External power is provided through a separate power supply. PoE is provided by a switch through the Ethernet cable attached to a phone.
  • Page 42: Power Guidelines

    Preparing to Install the Cisco Unified IP Phone on Your Network Providing Power to the Phone Power Guidelines Table 2-1 provides guidelines that apply to external power and to PoE power for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G. Table 2-1 Guidelines for Powering the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G...
  • Page 43: Power Outage

    In addition, if the device security mode in the configuration file is set to Authenticated and the CTL file on the phone has a valid certificate for Cisco Unified Communications Manager, the phone establishes a TLS connection to Cisco Unified Communications Manager. Otherwise, the phone establishes a TCP Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0...
  • Page 44 • The phone is registering for the first time If auto registration is not enabled and the phone has not been added to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Database, the phone registration request will be rejected. In this case, the phone resets and attempts to register repeatedly.
  • Page 45: Understanding The Phone Startup Process

    Preparing to Install the Cisco Unified IP Phone on Your Network Understanding the Phone Startup Process Understanding the Phone Startup Process When connecting to the VoIP network, the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G goes through a standard startup process, as described in Table 2-4.
  • Page 46: Adding Phones To The Cisco Unified Communications Manager Database

    Adding Phones to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Database Before installing the Cisco Unified IP phone, you must choose a method for adding phones to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager database. These sections describe the methods: Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0...
  • Page 47: Adding Phones With Auto-Registration

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager. • Move auto-registered phones to new locations and assign them to different device pools without affecting their directory numbers. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 48: Adding Phones With Auto-Registration And Taps

    Preparing to Install the Cisco Unified IP Phone on Your Network Adding Phones to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Database Cisco recommends you use auto-registration to add less than 100 phones to your network. To add more Note than 100 phones to your network, use the Bulk Administration Tool (BAT). See the “Adding Phones...
  • Page 49: Adding Phones With Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration

    Adding Phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration You can add phones individually to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager database using Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration. To do so, you first need to obtain the MAC address for each phone.
  • Page 50: Using Cisco Unified Ip Phones With Different Protocols

    Using Cisco Unified IP Phones with Different Protocols The Cisco Unified IP Phone can operate with SCCP (Skinny Client Control Protocol) or SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). You can convert a phone that is using one protocol for use with the other protocol.
  • Page 51: Converting An In-Use Phone From Sip To Sccp

    Several of the procedures that are described in this manual require you to determine the MAC address of a Cisco Unified IP Phone. You can determine the MAC address for a phone in any of these ways: From the phone, choose Settings > Network Configuration and look at the MAC Address field.
  • Page 52 Chapter 2 Preparing to Install the Cisco Unified IP Phone on Your Network Determining the MAC Address of a Cisco Unified IP Phone Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 2-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 53: Before You Begin

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager Configuration, page 3-2 • Safety, page 3-2 Network Requirements For the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G to successfully operate as a Cisco Unified IP Phone endpoint in your network, your network must meet these requirements: • Working Voice over IP (VoIP) network: VoIP configured on your Cisco routers and gateways –...
  • Page 54: Chapter 3 Setting Up The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    The Cisco Unified IP Phone displays the date and time from Cisco Unified Communications Manager. Note If the Cisco Unified Communications Manager server is located in a different time zone than the phones, the phones will not display the correct local time.
  • Page 55: Understanding The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G Components

    The plug-socket combination must be accessible at all times because it serves as the main disconnecting device. Understanding the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Components The Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G includes these components on the phone or as accessories for the phone: Network and Access Ports, page 3-3 •...
  • Page 56: Handset

    The wideband-capable handset is designed especially for use with a Cisco Unified IP Phone. It includes a light strip that indicates incoming calls and voice messages waiting. To connect a handset to the Cisco Unified IP Phone, plug the cable into the handset and into the Handset port on the back of the phone.
  • Page 57: Audio Quality Subjective To The User

    Connecting a Headset To connect a headset to the Cisco Unified IP Phone, plug it into the Headset port on the back of the phone. Press the Headset button on the phone to place and answer calls using the headset.
  • Page 58: Installing The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    Caution [89/336/EC]. Installing the Cisco Unified IP Phone You must connect the Cisco Unified IP Phone to the network and to a power source before using it. See Figure 3-1 for a graphical representation of the connections. Before you install a phone, even if it is new, upgrade the phone to the current firmware image.
  • Page 59 Attaching the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914 (SCCP Phones Only) • Adjusting the Placement of the Cisco Unified IP Phone, page 3-9 Configuring Startup Network Settings, page 3-13 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 60: Attaching The Cisco Unified Ip Phone Expansion Module 7914 (Sccp Phones Only)

    The Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914 can be attached to an SCCP Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G to extend the number of line appearances or speed dial buttons. You can customize the button templates for the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914 to determine the number of line appearances and speed dial buttons.
  • Page 61: Adjusting The Placement Of The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    Securing the Phone with a Cable Lock You can secure the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G to a desktop using a laptop cable lock. The lock connects to the security slot on the back of the phone and the cable can be secured to a desktop.
  • Page 62: Mounting The Phone To The Wall

    Mounting the Phone to the Wall You can mount the Cisco Unified IP Phone on the wall using the footstand as a mounting bracket or you can use special brackets available in a Cisco Unified IP Phone wall mount kit. (Wall mount kits must be ordered separately from the phones.) If you attach the phone to a wall using the standard footstand and...
  • Page 63 Parts Used in Wall Mounting the Cisco Unified IP Phone Footstand adjustment button—Raises and lowers adjustment plate Wall mounting screw holes Adjustment plate—Raises and lowers phone vertically Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 3-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 64: Verifying The Phone Startup Process

    Verifying the Phone Startup Process Verifying the Phone Startup Process After the Cisco Unified IP Phone has power connected to it, the phone begins its startup process by cycling through these steps. These buttons flash on and off in sequence: Headset.
  • Page 65: Configuring Startup Network Settings

    The security features protect against several threats, including threats to the identity of the phone and to data. These features establish and maintain authenticated communication streams between the phone and the Cisco Unified Communications Manager server, and digitally sign files before they are delivered. For more information about the security features, see the “Understanding Security Features for Cisco...
  • Page 66 You can verify that an LSC is installed on the phone by choosing Settings > Model Information and ensuring that the LSC setting shows Installed. Related Topic Understanding Security Features for Cisco Unified IP Phones, page 1-9 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 3-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 67: Configuration Menus On The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G

    Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone The Cisco Unified IP Phone includes many configurable network and device settings that you may need to modify before the phone is functional for your users. You can access these settings, and change many of them, through menus on the phone.
  • Page 68: Displaying A Configuration Menu

    Overview of Options Configurable from a Phone, page 4-4 • Network Configuration Menu, page 4-5 • Device Configuration Menu, page 4-12 • Security Configuration Menu, page 4-32 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 69: C H A P T E R 4 Configuring Settings On The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    Press the << softkey if you make a mistake. This softkey deletes the character to the left of the • cursor. Press the Cancel softkey before pressing the Save softkey to discard any changes that you have • made. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 70: Overview Of Options Configurable From A Phone

    Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone Overview of Options Configurable from a Phone The Cisco Unified IP Phone provides several methods you can use to reset or restore option settings, if Note necessary. For more information, see the “Resetting or Restoring the Cisco Unified IP Phone”...
  • Page 71: Network Configuration Menu

    IP address. BOOTP Server Indicates whether the phone obtains its Display only—Cannot configure. configuration from a Bootstrap Protocol (BootP) server instead of from a DHCP server. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 72 Scroll to the Subnet Mask option, press the Edit softkey, and then enter a new subnet mask. Press the Validate softkey and then press the Save softkey. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 73 Cisco Unified Communications Manager and then press the Save Security Guide. For information about softkey. unlocking the CTL file, see to the “Security Configuration Menu” section on page 4-32. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 74 VLAN from the switch, ignored option, press the Edit softkey, otherwise. and then enter a new Admin VLAN setting. Press the Validate softkey and then press the Save softkey. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 75 Scroll to the Alternate TFTP option and press the Yes softkey if the phone should use an alternative TFTP server. Press the No softkey otherwise. Press the Save softkey. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 76 PC Port Configuration option to the same setting. This ensures that the PC receives the full benefits of the network operating speed. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 77 Unlocking and Locking Options, page 4-3 • Editing Values, page 4-3 • Overview of Options Configurable from a Phone, page 4-4 • Device Configuration Menu, page 4-12 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 78: Device Configuration Menu

    • These options show Cisco Unified Communications Manager servers that are available for processing calls from the phone, in prioritized order. To change these options, use Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0...
  • Page 79 Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone Device Configuration Menu For an available Cisco Unified Communications Manager server, an option on the CallManager Configuration menu will show the Cisco Unified Communications Manager server IP address or name and one of the states shown in Table 4-3.
  • Page 80: Sip Configuration Menu (Sip Phones Only)

    Start Media Port Displays the start Real-Time Transport From Cisco Unified Communications Protocol (RTP) range for media. Manager Administration, choose Device > Device Settings > SIP Profile. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 81 Manager Administration, choose Device > Device Settings > SIP Profile. Related Topics Displaying a Configuration Menu, page 4-2 • Device Configuration Menu, page 4-12 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-15 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 82: Line Settings Menu

    Displays if the line is part of a shared Display only—Cannot configure. line (Yes) or not (No). Related Topics Displaying a Configuration Menu, page 4-2 • Device Configuration Menu, page 4-12 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-16 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 83: Call Preferences Menu

    Device > Add a New Speed Dial. number assigned to that line. Related Topics • Displaying a Configuration Menu, page 4-2 • Device Configuration Menu, page 4-12 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-17 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 84: Http Configuration Menu

    Manager Administration, choose before the XML service specified in the Device > Phone > Phone Idle URL option is activated. Configuration. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-18 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 85: Locale Configuration Menu

    Primary server mode. Supported modes Display only—Cannot configure. are Directed Broadcast and Unicast. NTP Mode 2 Secondary server mode. Supported Display only—Cannot configure. modes are Directed Broadcast and Unicast. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-19 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 86: Ui Configuration Menu

    When this option is disabled, all automatic focus changes, including Auto Line Select, are disabled regardless of their setting. Default: Enabled Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-20 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 87 Default: Enabled Personalization Indicates whether the user can From Cisco Unified Communications configure ringtones and wallpaper Manager Administration, choose images. Device> Phone> Phone Configuration. Default: Enabled Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-21 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 88: Media Configuration Menu

    (called interval)—are defined on a per-Network Locale basis in the xml file that defines tones. This xml file is usually named tones.xml or g3-tones.xml. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-22 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 89 Range: 0 to 3000 For some Network Locales that Note use a complex cadence, this setting applies only to the first beep tone. See also: Recording Tone Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-23 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 90 Manager Administration > Device > basis. Phone. The default is “Use System Default,” which means the value configured for the Enterprise Advertise G.722 Codec parameter gets used. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-24 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 91: Power Save Configuration Menu

    Indicates whether the LCD screen From Cisco Unified Communications Incoming Call automatically illuminates when a call is Manager Administration, choose received. Device > Phone > Phone Configuration. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-25 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 92: Ethernet Configuration Menu

    When forwarding delay is set to • enabled, the internal switch waits eight seconds before forwarding packets between the PC port and the switch port. Default is disabled. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-26 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 93: Security Configuration Menu

    Indicates whether web access is From Cisco Unified Communications Enabled enabled (Yes) or disabled (No) for the Manager Administration, choose phone. Device > Phone > Phone Configuration. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-27 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 94: Qos Configuration Menu

    From Cisco Unified Communications services. Manager Administration, choose System > Enterprise Parameters. Related Topics Displaying a Configuration Menu, page 4-2 • Network Configuration Menu, page 4-5 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-28 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 95: Network Configuration

    If this feature is disabled, several call statistic values display as 0. For additional information, see the following sections: Call Statistics Screen, page 7-13 • Streaming Statistics, page 8-11 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-29 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 96 The current PC and switch port Note CDP values are shown on the Settings menu. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-30 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 97 Related Topics Displaying a Configuration Menu, page 4-2 • Network Configuration Menu, page 4-5 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-31 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 98: Security Configuration Menu

    CTL File phone reboots or resets. screen. For more information, see the “CTL File Menu” section on page 4-33. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-32 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 99: Ctl File Menu

    A locked padlock icon in this • option indicates that the CTL file is locked. • An unlocked padlock icon indicates that the CTL file is unlocked. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-33 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 100 When you press the Unlock softkey, it changes to Lock. If you decide not to change the TFTP Note Server 1 or TFTP Server 2 option, press the Lock softkey to lock the CTL file. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-34 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 101: Trust List Menu

    Cisco CTL Client” section in Cisco Cisco Unified Communications Unified Communications Manager Manager Administration. Also Security Guide. displays a certificate icon if a certificate is installed for this server. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-35 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 102: 802.1X Authentication And Status

    Realm—Indicates the user network Display only—Cannot configure. domain, always set as Network Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-36 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 103 • Authenticating—Authentication in progress • Authenticated—Authentication successful or implicit authentication due to timeouts Held—Authentication failed, • waiting before next attempt (approximately 60 seconds) Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-37 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 104 Chapter 4 Configuring Settings on the Cisco Unified IP Phone Security Configuration Menu Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 4-38 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 105 Configuring Features, Templates, Services, and Users After you install Cisco Unified IP Phones in your network, configure their network settings, and add them to Cisco Unified Communications Manager, you must use the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration application to configure telephony features, optionally modify phone templates, set up services, and assign users.
  • Page 106: Telephony Features Available For The Phone

    For information about using most of these features on the phone, refer to Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Guide. For a comprehensive listing of features on the phone, refer to Cisco Unified IP Phone Features A–Z.
  • Page 107: C H A P T E R 5 Configuring Features, Templates, Services, And Users

    For more information, refer to functionality for call pickup, group call pickup, the Cisco Unified and other group call pickup. Communications Manager Features and Services Guide, “Call Pickup Group” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 108 Configuration” chapter. Cisco Unified • Communications Manager System Guide, “Understanding Route Plans” chapter. • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Features and Services Guide, “Call Display Restrictions” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 109 You can configure an audio and/or visual alert Pickup Group Configuration” for the primary line on the phone. This alert chapter. notifies the users that a call is ringing in their pickup group. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 110 Cisco Unified becomes available. Communications Manager System Guide, “Cisco Unified IP Phones” chapter. Cisco • Unified Communications Manager Features and Services Guide, “Cisco Call Back” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 111 For complete information, see the Cisco Unified Communications Manager System Guide, “Conference Bridges” chapter. Be sure to inform your Note users whether these features are activated. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 112 Allows users to connect two calls to each other For more information, refer to (without remaining on the line). Cisco Unified (SCCP phones Communications Manager only) System Guide, “Cisco Unified IP Phones” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 113 Extension Mobility can be useful if users work Unified Communications from a variety of locations within your Manager Extension Mobility” company or if they share a workspace with chapter. coworkers. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 114 You can configure call focus priority to favor incoming or reverting calls. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 115 Logging out of hunt groups does not prevent section on non-hunt group calls from ringing their phone. Cisco Unified • Communications Manager System Guide, “Understanding Route Plans” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 116 (IVR) system to originate a call from Communications Manager a remote device such as a cellular phone. Features and Services Guide, “Mobile Connect and Mobile Voice Access” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-12 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 117 This can be useful Dial Rules Configuration” (SIP phones only) for phones that are designated for calling chapter. emergency or “hotline” numbers. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-13 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 118 “Configuring Directory Numbers” chapter. • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Features and Services Guide, “Custom Phone Rings” chapter. “Creating Custom Phone • Rings” section on page 6-2. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 119 Services menu on a phone. Communications Manager Administration Guide, “Cisco Unified IP Phone Configuration” chapter. Cisco Unified • Communications Manager System Guide, “Cisco Unified IP Phone Services” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-15 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 120 Transfer Allows users to redirect connected calls from Requires no configuration. their phones to another number. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-16 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 121 Communications Manager Administration Guide, “Cisco Voice-Mail Port Configuration” chapter. Cisco Unified • Communications Manager System Guide, “Voice Mail Connectivity to Cisco Unified Communications Manager” chapter. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-17 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 122: Configuring Corporate And Personal Directories

    Configuring Corporate and Personal Directories Configuring Corporate and Personal Directories The Directories button on the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G gives users access to several directories. These directories can include: Corporate Directory—Allows a user to look up phone numbers for co-workers.
  • Page 123: Modifying Phone Button Templates

    Phone Configuration page. Refer to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration Guide and Cisco Unified Communications Manager System Guide for more information. The default Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G template that ships with the phone uses buttons 1 and 2 for lines and assigns buttons 3 through 8 as speed dial.
  • Page 124: Setting Up Services

    Setting Up Services Setting Up Services The Services button on the Cisco Unified IP Phone gives users access to Cisco Unified IP Phone Services. You can also assign services to the programmable buttons on the phone (refer to Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Guide for more information).
  • Page 125: Managing The User Options Web Pages

    Managing the User Options Web Pages From the User Options web page, users can customize and control several phone features and settings. For detailed information about the User Options web pages, refer to Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Guide. Giving Users Access to the User Options Web Pages...
  • Page 126 Chapter 5 Configuring Features, Templates, Services, and Users Managing the User Options Web Pages Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 5-22 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 127: Customizing And Modifying Configuration Files

    TFTP directory. You can modify files and add customized files to the TFTP directory in Cisco IPT Platform Administration, from the TFTP Server File Upload page. Refer to Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration Guide for information about how to upload files to the TFTP folder on a Cisco Unified Communications Manager server.
  • Page 128: Creating Custom Phone Rings

    50 ring types. Each ring type contains a pointer to the PCM file that is used for that ring type and the text that will appear on the Ring Type menu on a Cisco Unified IP Phone for that ring. The Cisco TFTP server for each Cisco Unified Communications Manager contains this file.
  • Page 129: Pcm File Requirements For Custom Ring Types

    Configuring a Custom Phone Ring To create custom phone rings for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G, follow these steps: Procedure Create a PCM file for each custom ring (one ring per file). Ensure the PCM files comply with the format...
  • Page 130: List.xml File Format Requirements

    URL=”TFTP:Desktops/320x216x16/FullMoon.png”/> </CiscoIPPhoneImageList> The Cisco Unified IP Phone firmware includes a default background image. This image is not defined in the List.xml file. The default image is always the first image that appears in the Background Images menu on the phone.
  • Page 131: Configuring A Custom Background Image

    “PNG File Requirements for Custom Background Images” section on page 6-4. Upload the new PNG files that you created to the following subdirectory in the TFTP server for the Cisco Step 2 Unified Communications Manager: /Desktops/320x216x16 The file name and subdirectory parameters are case sensitive.
  • Page 132: Configuring Wideband Codec

    If Cisco Unified Communications Manager has been configured to use G.722 (G.722 is enabled by default for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G) and if the far endpoint supports G.722, the call connects using the G.722 codec in place of G.711. This situation occurs regardless of whether the user has enabled a wideband headset or wideband handset, but if either the headset or handset is enabled, the user may notice greater audio sensitivity during the call.
  • Page 133: Automatically Disabling The Cisco Unified Ip Phone Touchscreen

    Graphics on Cisco Unified IP Phone at this URL: http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/788/AVVID/idle-url.html In addition, you can refer to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration Guide or to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Bulk Administration Guide for the following information: Specifying the URL of the idle display XML service: •...
  • Page 134 Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration fields that control when the display turns on and off. You configure these fields in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration in the Product Specific Configuration page. (You access this page by choosing Device >...
  • Page 135 1:30. The default value is 0:30. Display On If Disable/enable automatic illumination of the LCD screen Incoming Call when a call is received. Default: Disabled Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 136 Chapter 6 Customizing the Cisco Unified IP Phone Automatically Disabling the Cisco Unified IP Phone Touchscreen Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 6-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 137: Chapter 7 Viewing Model Information, Status, And Statistics On The Cisco Unified Ip Phone

    Viewing Model Information, Status, and Statistics on the Cisco Unified IP Phone This chapter describes how to use the following menus and screens on the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G to view model information, status messages, network statistics, and firmware information for the phone: •...
  • Page 138: Model Information Screen

    Call Control Indicates whether the phone is running See the “Using Cisco Unified IP Protocol under SCCP or SIP. Phones with Different Protocols” section on page 2-12. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 139: Status Menu

    7-12. • Expansion Module(s)—(SCCP phones only) Displays the Expansion Module(s) screen, which shows information about the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914, if connected to the phone. For more information, see the “Expansion Module(s) Screen (SCCP Phones Only)” section on page 7-13.
  • Page 140: Status Messages Screen

    TFTPPath directory. You should only copy files into this directory when the TFTP server software is shut down, otherwise the files may be corrupted. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 141 Settings > Security Configuration > 802.1X Authentication option on the phone. For more information, see the “802.1X Authentication and Status” section on page 4-36. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 142 Located in subdirectory with same name as network locale: – tones.xml • Located in subdirectory with same name as user locale: glyphs.xml – – dictionary.xml – kate.xml – dictionary.xml Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 143 The phone remains idle until it is release its IP address. power cycled or you reset the DHCP address. See the “Network Configuration Menu” section on page 4-5 section for details. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 144 Check the Load Server entry (from Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration choose Device > Phone). Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 145 TFTP server. TFTP Error The phone does not recognize an error Contact the Cisco TAC. code provided by the TFTP server. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 146 Name of the configuration file. None. This is an informational or .cnf.xml message indicating the name of the corresponding to the configuration file for the phone. phone device name Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 147: Network Statistics Screen

    Link state and connection of the PC port (for example, means that the Auto 100 Mb Full-Duplex PC port is in a link up state and has auto-negotiated a full-duplex, 100-Mbps connection) Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 148: Firmware Versions Screen

    Identifies the load running on the Expansion Module(s), if connected to and SCCP phone Expansion Module 2 DSP Load ID Identifies the digital signal processor (DSP) software version used Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-12 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 149: Expansion Module(S) Screen (Sccp Phones Only)

    During call—You can view the call information by pressing the ? button twice rapidly. • After the call—You can view the call information captured during the last call by displaying the Call • Statistics screen. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-13 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 150 This number is not necessarily identical to Note the number of RTP voice packets transmitted since the call began because the call might have been placed on hold. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 151 MOS LQK scores. Cumulative Conceal Total number of concealment frames divided by total Ratio number of speech frames received from start of the voice stream. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-15 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 152 Latency Estimate of the network latency, expressed in milliseconds. Represents a running average of the round-trip delay, measured when RTCP receiver report blocks are received. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 7-16 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 153: Monitoring The Cisco Unified Ip Phone Remotely

    C H A P T E R Monitoring the Cisco Unified IP Phone Remotely Each Cisco Unified IP Phone has a web page from which you can view a variety of information about the phone, including: Device information • Network configuration information •...
  • Page 154: Accessing The Web Page For A Phone

    Procedure Step 1 Obtain the IP address of the Cisco Unified IP Phone using one of these methods: • Search for the phone in Cisco Unified Communications Manager by choosing Device > Phone. Phones registered with Cisco Unified Communications Manager display the IP address at the top of the Phone Configuration web page.
  • Page 155: Disabling And Enabling Web Page Access

    User Options web pages. To control access to the web pages for a phone, follow these steps from Cisco Unified Communications Manager Administration.
  • Page 156: C H A P T E R 8 Monitoring The Cisco Unified Ip Phone Remotely

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager to which the phone belongs 1. The Version Identifier field might display blank if using an older model Cisco Unified IP Phone because the hardware does not provide this information. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0...
  • Page 157: Network Configuration

    Operational VLAN ID Auxiliary Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) configured on a Cisco Catalyst switch in which the phone is a member. Admin. VLAN ID Auxiliary VLAN in which the phone is a member. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 158 Idle URL URL that the phone displays when the phone has not been used for the time specified by Idle URL Time and no menu is open. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 159 Headset enabled Indicates whether the Headset button is enabled on the phone. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 160: Network Statistics

    Network area—Displays information about network traffic to and from the network port on the • phone. Table 8-4 describes the items in this area. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 161 1522 bytes in size Rx longErr Total number of FCS error packets or Align error packets received that are greater than 1522 bytes in size Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 162: Device Logs

    Console Logs—Includes hyperlinks to individual log files. The console log files include debug and • error messages received on the phone. Core Dumps—Includes hyperlinks to individual dump files. • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 163: Streaming Statistics

    Streaming Statistics A Cisco Unified IP Phone can stream information to and from up to three devices simultaneously. A phone streams information when it is on a a call or running a service that sends or receives audio or data.
  • Page 164 Avg MOS LQK Average MOS LQK score observed for the entire voice stream. Min MOS LQK Lowest MOS LQK score observed from start of the voice stream. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-12 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 165 Received received. Rcvr Size RTP packet size, in milliseconds, for the received stream. Rcvr Discarded RTP packets received from network but discarded from jitter buffers. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-13 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 166: Streaming Statistics

    (VAD), a longer interval might be required to accumulate 3 seconds of active speech. Max Conceal Ratio Highest interval concealment ratio from start of the voice stream. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 167 “Configuring Features, Templates, Services, and Users” chapter • “Call Statistics Screen” section on page 7-13 • “Monitoring the Voice Quality of Calls” section on page 9-17 • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-15 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 168 Chapter 8 Monitoring the Cisco Unified IP Phone Remotely Streaming Statistics Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 8-16 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 169: Resolving Startup Problems

    Troubleshooting and Maintenance This chapter provides information that can assist you in troubleshooting problems with your Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G or with your IP telephony network. It also explains how to clean and maintain your phone. For additional troubleshooting information, refer to the Using the 79xx Status Information For Troubleshooting tech note.
  • Page 170: Symptom: The Cisco Unified Ip Phone Does Not Go Through Its Normal Startup Process

    Symptom: The Cisco Unified IP Phone Does Not Go Through its Normal Startup Process When you connect a Cisco Unified IP Phone into the network port, the phone should go through its normal startup process as described in the “Verifying the Phone Startup Process” section on page 3-12, and the LCD screen should display information.
  • Page 171: C H A P T E R 9 Troubleshooting And Maintenance

    Checking Network Connectivity If the network is down between the phone and the TFTP server or Cisco Unified Communications Manager, the phone cannot start up properly. Ensure that the network is currently running. Verifying TFTP Server Settings You can determine the IP address of the TFTP server used by the phone by pressing the Settings button on the phone, choosing Network Configuration, and scrolling to the TFTP Server 1 option.
  • Page 172: Verifying Dns Settings

    Verifying DNS Settings If you are using DNS to refer to the TFTP server or to Cisco Unified Communications Manager, you must ensure that you have specified a DNS server. Verify this setting by pressing the Settings button on the phone, choosing Network Configuration, and scrolling to the DNS Server 1 option.
  • Page 173: Creating A New Configuration File

    Registering the Phone with Cisco Unified Communications Manager A Cisco Unified IP Phone can register with a Cisco Unified Communications Manager server only if the phone has been added to the server or if auto-registration is enabled. Review the information and procedures in the “Adding Phones to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Database”...
  • Page 174: Symptom: Cisco Unified Ip Phone Unable To Obtain Ip Address

    Verifying Physical Connection Verify that the Ethernet connection to which the Cisco Unified IP Phone is connected is up. For example, check if the particular port or switch to which the phone is connected is down and that the switch is not rebooting.
  • Page 175: Verifying Dhcp Settings

    Verifying Voice VLAN Configuration If the Cisco Unified IP Phone appears to reset during heavy network usage (for example, following extensive web surfing on a computer connected to same switch as phone), it is likely that you do not have a voice VLAN configured.
  • Page 176: Checking Power Connection

    Use the same TFTP server used for other functioning Cisco Unified IP Phones. On the Cisco Unified Communications Manager server, verify that the local host files have the correct Step 3 Cisco Unified Communications Manager server name mapped to the correct IP address.
  • Page 177 If the shared secret is not – configured, enter it and ensure that it matches the one on the authentication server. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 178 802.1X configuration menus and re-enter the shared secret (see the “802.1X Authentication and Status” section on page 4-36). Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 179: General Troubleshooting Tips

    Moving the phone away from the lights, or replacing the lights, should resolve the problem. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 180 In this case, the switch port on the phone can become disabled and the following message will appear in the switch console log: HALF_DUX_COLLISION_EXCEED_THRESHO To resolve this problem, re-enable the port from the switch. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-12 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 181 PC Port is enabled and that CDP Video Advantage is enabled on the PC port. (CVTA) Network Configuration Menu, page 4-5 more information. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-13 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 182 Cisco Unified Communications Manager configuration. Enable audio server debug and capture logs from both phones. If needed, enable Java debug. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-14 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 183: Only)

    Chapter 9 Troubleshooting and Maintenance General Troubleshooting Tips for the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914 (SCCP Phones Only) General Troubleshooting Tips for the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914 (SCCP Phones Only) Table 9-3 provides general troubleshooting information for the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914.
  • Page 184: Performing A Basic Reset

    Resetting or Restoring the Cisco Unified IP Phone Performing a Basic Reset Performing a basic reset of a Cisco Unified IP Phone provides a way to recover if the phone experiences an error and provides a way to reset or restore various configuration and security settings.
  • Page 185: Using The Quality Report Tool

    Cisco Unified IP Phone. The QRT feature is installed as part of the Cisco Unified Communications Manager installation. You can configure users’ Cisco Unified IP Phones with QRT. When you do so, users can report problems with phone calls by pressing the QRT softkey. This softkey is available only when the Cisco Unified IP Phone is in the Connected, Connected Conference, Connected Transfer, and/or OnHook states.
  • Page 186: Using Voice Quality Metrics

    Conversational quality scores (MOS CQ such as G.107) include impairment factors, such as delay, that degrade the natural flow of conversation. You can access voice quality metrics from the Cisco Unified IP Phone by using the Call Statistics screen (see the “Call Statistics Screen”...
  • Page 187: Troubleshooting Tips

    Check packet transmit (TxCnt) and packet receive (RxCnt) counters to verify that voice packets are flowing. Voice quality metrics do not account for noise or distortion, only frame loss. Note Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 9-19 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 188: Where To Go For More Troubleshooting Information

    Cleaning the Cisco Unified IP Phone To clean your Cisco Unified IP phone, use a soft, dry cloth to wipe the phone and the touchscreen. Do not apply liquids or powders directly on the phone. As with all non-weather-proof electronics, liquids and powders can damage the components and cause failures.
  • Page 189: Appendix

    Providing Information to Users Via a Website If you are a system administrator, you are likely the primary source of information for Cisco Unified IP Phone users in your network or company. It is important to provide current and thorough information to end users.
  • Page 190: Appendix A Providing Information To User Via A Website

    Cisco website, Cisco recommends that you provide links to the current documentation. If you do not want to or cannot send users to the Cisco website, Cisco suggests that you download the PDF files and provide them to end users on your website.
  • Page 191: How Users Subscribe To Services And Configure Phone Features

    An overview the tasks that users can accomplish using the web page. • You can also refer users to Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Guide, which is available at this URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/phones/ps379/tsd_products_support_series_home.html How Users Access a Voice Messaging System Cisco Unified Communications Manager lets you integrate with many different voice mail messaging systems, including the Cisco Unity voice messaging system.
  • Page 192: How Users Configure Personal Directory Entries

    How Users Configure Personal Directory Entries How Users Configure Personal Directory Entries Users can configure personal directory entries on the Cisco Unified IP Phone. To configure personal directory, users must have access to the following: User Options web pages—Make sure that users know how to access their User Options web pages.
  • Page 193 Step 6 The Configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager Web Server window appears. Enter the IP address or host name of the Cisco Unified Communications Manager and click OK. Step 7 If you do not have this information, contact your system administrator.
  • Page 194 Appendix A Providing Information to Users Via a Website How Users Configure Personal Directory Entries Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 195: Appendix

    Feature Support by Protocol for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G This appendix provides information about feature support for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G using the SCCP or SIP protocol with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Release 6.0. Table B-1 provides a high-level overview of calling features and their support by protocol.
  • Page 196 “Advanced Call Handling—Using Cisco Extension Mobility” Fast Dial Service Supported Supported “Advanced Call Handling—Speed Dialing” Forced Authorization Supported Not supported “Basic Call Handling—Placing a Call: Codes (FAC) Additional Options” Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 197: A P P E N D I X B Feature Support By Protocol For The Cisco Unified Ip Phone 7975G

    “Basic Call Handling—Placing a Call: Basic Options” Secure Conferencing Supported Supported “Basic Call Handling—Making Conference Calls” Shared Line Supported Supported “Advanced Call Handling—Using a Shared Line” Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 198 Cisco Unified Communications Manager Communications Assistant User Guide Manager Assistant Cisco Unified Supported Not supported Cisco Unified Communications Manager Communications Features and Services Guide Manager AutoAttendant Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 199 Not supported Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module IP Phone Expansion 7914 Phone Guide Module 7914 Cisco VT Advantage Supported Not supported Cisco VT Advantage User Guide Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 200 Appendix B Feature Support by Protocol for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 201: Appendix

    Installing the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Locale Installer If you are using Cisco Unified IP Phones in a locale other than English, you must install the locale-specific version of the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Locale Installer on every Cisco Unified Communications Manager server in the cluster. Installing the locale installer ensures that you have the latest translated text, user and network locales, and country-specific phone tones available for the Cisco Unified IP Phones.
  • Page 202: A P P E N D I X C Supporting International Users

    Appendix C Supporting International Users Installing the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Locale Installer Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 203: Appendix

    A P P E N D I X Technical Specifications The following sections describe the technical specifications for the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G. Physical and Operating Environment Specifications, page D-1 • Cable Specifications, page D-2 • • Network and Access Port Pinouts, page D-2...
  • Page 204: Appendix D Technical Specification

    BI_DB- BI_DD+ BI_DD- “BI” stands for bi-directional, while DA, DB, DC and DD stand for Note “Data A”, “Data B”, “Data C” and “Data D”, respectively. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 205 BI_DA- BI_DC+ BI_DC- Note “BI” stands for bi-directional, while DA, DB, DC and DD stand for “Data A”, “Data B”, “Data C” and “Data D”, respectively. Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 206: I N D E X

    1-17 about 4-33 Authentication URL 4-18 states 4-37 authenticator, in 802.1X 1-17 auto answer Auto Call Select 4-20 Auto Line Select 4-20 abbreviated dialing auto-pickup Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-1 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 207 1-18 display, configuring installation procedure call forward display, configuring 5-5, 5-8 installation requirements 1-18 CallManager Configuration Menu 4-12 modifying phone button templates 5-19 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-2 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 208 8-2, 8-3 overview 1-18 DHCP personal directories 5-18 description phone button templates 5-19 troubleshooting softkey templates 5-19 DHCP Address Released startup network settings 3-13 DHCP Enabled Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-3 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 209 List.xml RingList.xml EAP-MD5 4-36 firmware, verifying version 7-12 editing, configuration values Firmware Versions screen 7-12 encrypted call 1-14 footstand encrypted configuration file 1-12 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-4 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 210 Cisco Unified Communications Manager hold 5-10 configuration hold reversion 5-10 network requirements Host Name preparing HTTP, description procedure HTTP Configuration menu requirements, overview 1-18 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-5 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 211 User Locale Version 4-19 Locale Installer localization Installing the Cisco Unified Communications Manager native VLAN Locale Installer Navigation button phone button overlays for Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-6 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 212 PCM file requirements, for custom ring types BootP PC Port Configuration 4-11 PC Port Disabled 4-27 CPPDP PC VLAN 4-11 DHCP Peer firmware sharing 4-31, 9-13 HTTP personal directories 5-18 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-7 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 213 Proxy Server URL 4-18 safety warnings SCCP, description screen See LCD screen QoS Configuration menu secure conference about 4-28 description 1-14, 5-15 options Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-8 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 214 802.1X Authentication 4-33 template for 5-19 802.1X Authentication Status 4-33 speed dialing 5-2, 5-3, 5-16 CAPF Server 4-33 SRST CTL File 4-32 description 4-13 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-9 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 215 5-10 Survivable Remote Site Telephony hold 5-10 See SRST hold reversion 5-10 SW Port Configuration 4-10 hunt group 5-11 immediate divert 5-11 join 5-11 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-10 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 216 Time-of-Day Routing 5-16 uncompressed wideband (16bits, 16kHz) audio Unlock softkey 4-34 touchscreen User Datagram Protocol cleaning 9-20 See UDP disabling 9-20 User Locale 4-19 enabling 9-20 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-11 OL-12642-01...
  • Page 217 5-17 XmlDefault.cnf.xml voice messaging system, accessing voice quality metrics 8-12 voice VLAN Voice VLAN Enabled 4-27 volume button wall mounting 3-10 Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.0 IN-12 OL-12642-01...