Registering SIP Phone to UC500

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May 8th, 2008

Is it possible to register a Linksys SPA941 SIP phone to a UC500?

I heard some where that the new Cisco 3911s were just rebranded Linksys phones. Is there any truth to this?

I have this problem too.
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Paolo Bevilacqua Thu, 05/08/2008 - 10:07

Yes, if the phone is local on the lan, just configure mac address under voice register pool. Else, you need to configure username and password. A matching config must also be done on the phone. Cisco doe not officially support non-cisco phones, however,

Cisco and linksys are kinf sharing various phone design and will do even more in the future (cp-521, cp-524).

jdcrowder Thu, 05/08/2008 - 10:13

Thanks... I've been trying to get one to register and have been wondering if it is even possible... I'll keep at it and post back if I am still having problems.

jdcrowder Thu, 05/08/2008 - 11:06

Confirmed. Just got my phone to register.

Just and FYI to any else trying this - ensure you use the extension number as the UID. I was trying to use the Unity username which threw me for bit.




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