I have a customer where we have several hunt groups configured. We also have Pickup Groups configured for each of these areas so that anyone within that group of users can pickup a call ringing on another phone. If someone dials a number directly that is within the pickup group, the call can be picked up from another phone in that group. However, if someone dials the hunt group number, other people within the pickup group cannot pickup the call and have to wait until the hunt works its way around to them. The DNs in the Pickup Group are the same as the DNs in the Hunt Group.
What I want to know is "should this work?". I think I understand why it isn't working, as the dialled number is not a number within the pickup group, as it's a hunt pilot, but is there any way of getting this to work?
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks for the update! It is most helpful when people take the time to let us all know how things did or didn't work. 5 points for your great work here :)
You are hitting this bug CSCsb12946 which prevents this feature from working. For various CCM versions there was this workaround but supposedly not for CCM 5.1 (see Fixed-In versions);
Set enterprise parameter (System->Enterprise Parameters->Cisco Support Use 1) Cisco Support Use 1 to CSCsb42763 (case sensitive)
This operation added listbox (Route Plan->Route/Hunt->Hunt Pilot->hunt pilot XXXX -> Call Pickup Group) Call Pickup Group.
From this doc;
CSCsb42763 (in mixed case) in the Enterprise Parameter 'Cisco Support
Use 1' under the new group 'Cisco Support use Only' and click update. Only the value
CSCsb42763 in this parameter can enable the configuration. Change the
value to anything else to disable this functionality.
2. Go to Hunt Pilot Configuration page and select a call pickup group from the Call
Pickup Group dropdown list and click update.
Call Pickup fails on Hunt List
Call pickup fails for hunt list when call is CFA from Route Point in 4.1(2)ES41. This is not the designed functionality for this issue and will break the Call Pickup logic.
Use multiple shared lines & CFNA between each shared line.
Call Pickup fails when ringing line list member
Symptom: Selecting PickUp or GPickUp does not pickup the call from any of the members of a line group. Condition: CM 4.x Workaround: None. Feature not supported. Further Problem Description: Defect CSCsa66224 may appear to have allowed this feature to work in earlier versions.
Call Pickup from line group member fails after es installed
Symptom: A call is CFNA to a hunt pilot/line group. The call can no longer be picked up. Conditions: Calls CFNA to a hunt pilot. 4.1(2)ES36. Workaround: None
I did se this one Post from John regarding CCM 5.1.X,
Hope this helps!