Adding Sip Phones - "End User" Vs "Application User"

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Jun 25th, 2010

Can we use "Application User" as the  'Owner ID' & 'Digest User' when Adding a 3rd Party Sip Phone? Since our CUCM is integrated with LDAP, we cannot create new 'End User' without calling the AD Administrator.

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Correct Answer by Jonathan Schulenberg about 6 years 5 months ago

You need an End User account. Just create a new OU in LDAP and place all of the phones there if they are not assigned to a real user.  Assign a long/random password to secure the account from all other logins.

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Jonathan Schulenberg Fri, 06/25/2010 - 12:48

You need an End User account. Just create a new OU in LDAP and place all of the phones there if they are not assigned to a real user.  Assign a long/random password to secure the account from all other logins.

Aaron Harrison Sat, 06/26/2010 - 07:44

Hi

As I recall, application users don't have digest credentials, so no.

Regards

Aaron

derek.andrew Tue, 10/01/2013 - 08:09

Under CUCM 9.1.1 and later, you can sync to ldap/active directory and also have end users not in the ldap/active directory.

You can sync, and create the end users for the 3rd party SIP phones.

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