Unity Enterp. 4.0.5 Notification Device

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Feb 27th, 2009

How do I setup a notification Device in Unity 4.0.5 - I want a cell phone to ring at the same time as the desk phone. Or to recieve the message that the desk phone receives

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rob.huffman Fri, 02/27/2009 - 09:19

Hi Edil,

To Set Up or Change Phone or Pager Notification Devices from the Cisco Unity Assistant


Step 1 In the Cisco Unity Assistant, on the Notification Devices menu, click View Notification Devices.

Step 2 Click the notification device that you want to change or set up.

Step 3 Check the Notification Enabled check box to enable the device, or uncheck it to disable the device.

Step 4 In the Phone Number field, enter the phone number of the phone or pager, beginning with any access code needed to make an external call (for example, 9).

Use digits 0 through 9. Do not use spaces, dashes, or parentheses between digits. For long-distance numbers, also include 1 and the area code. You can also enter:

•, (comma) to insert a one-second pause.

•# and * to correspond to the # and * keys on the phone.

Depending on how Cisco Unity is set up, you may not be able to enter certain phone numbers or your phone system may require additional characters. If you are experiencing difficulties with this setting, contact your Cisco Unity administrator.

Step 5 Check the Try To Detect Connection check box if you want Cisco Unity to automatically try to detect a connection to the phone or pager before dialing extra digits.

Step 6 In the Dial Extra Digits field, enter any extra digits that Cisco Unity will dial after the phone number. The digits could be a password or an access number that you enter to hear messages, or an ID required by a pager.

Step 7 In the Dial After field, enter the number of seconds that Cisco Unity waits after dialing the phone or pager number before it dials the extra digits. (You may need to experiment with this setting. Try 6 seconds, then increase or decrease the time as needed.)

Step 8 To set up your notification schedule, use the Quick Add options to specify a schedule.


Check or uncheck the check boxes in the schedule to specify the active and inactive hours for the notification device. Cisco Unity makes notification calls during the active hours, if you have new messages. When a new message arrives during inactive hours, Cisco Unity sends a message notification at the start of the next active hour in your schedule.


Timesaver There are several ways to set up your notification schedule quickly. Click Clear Schedule to uncheck all check blocks at once. Alternatively, click Invert Schedule to check all the blocks that you currently do not have checked and uncheck the ones that you do have checked. You can use the Copy Day's Schedule function-below the schedule-to copy a schedule for one day to other days.


Step 9 Specify the timing and frequency of the calls that Cisco Unity makes to notify you of new messages:


Hope this helps!



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