How to configure Cisco 7975 backlight behavior?

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Jun 5th, 2010
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I have five 7975G's, one 7925G and a SPA on my UC-540.


I want the 7975G's to turn on at 8:30AM and off at 5:30PM, Monday through Friday.


I want the 7975G backlight to come on when used outside those hours for 10 minutes.


Finally, when the backlight is idle and a new call comes in, the baclight should stay on for 10 minutes. I think the default behaivor is teh phone does not light up, but im not sure. 


Here is what I think I need;


service phone daysBacklightNotActive 1,7
service phone backlightOnTime 08:30
service phone backlightOnDuration 09:00
service phone backlightIdleTimeout 00:15

service phone displayOnWhenIncomingCall 10

create cnf-files
reset all


When I try this, it does not work. I think its because I am not applying the changes to the 7975G phones explicitly.


Can anyone tell me how to do that or what I am doing wrong?


On a side note, its pretty silly that Cisco shows these settigns int he phone's GUI, but denies the ability to make changes.


Thanks,

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branfarm1 Thu, 06/10/2010 - 07:11
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Hi Brook,


I'm going through a similar issue right now and I think I found the solution --


First, create an ephone-template that has all the parameters you need:


ephone-template 10

     service phone daysBacklightNotActive 1,7
     service phone backlightOnTime 08:30
     service phone backlightOnDuration 09:00
     service phone backlightIdleTimeout 00:15

     service phone displayOnWhenIncomingCall 10


Then apply the ephone-template to the ephone's:


ephone xx

     ephone-template 5


Then regenerate the cnf files and reset the phones:


no create cnf

create cnf

reset all


I believe that should work, but if not, hopefully it'll put you in the right direction.  Please be sure and post the results.


Regards,


Brandon

branfarm1 Thu, 06/10/2010 - 08:08
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I just realized my examples used different template tag #'s -- just make sure you use the same tags when you implement.


ephone-template 10

     service ...


ephone xx

     ephone-template 10

Brook Powers Fri, 06/11/2010 - 07:12
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Brandon,

I'll give it a try and advise the resutls.


ephone-template 10


     service phone daysBacklightNotActive 1,7
     service phone backlightOnTime 08:30
     service phone backlightOnDuration 09:00
     service phone backlightIdleTimeout 00:15

     service phone displayOnWhenIncomingCall 10

Then apply the ephone-template to the ephone's:

ephone xx

     ephone-template 10

Then regenerate the cnf files and reset the phones:

no create cnf

create cnf

reset all


Thanks,

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