This document describes features in Cisco Unified CME different Versions.
Cisco Unified CME Version 9.0
KEM Support for Cisco Unified 8961, 9951, and 9971 SIP IP Phones
Increases line key and feature key appearances, speed dials, or programmable buttons on Cisco Unified SIP IP phones.
Supports T.38 fax relay and fax pass-through on Cisco ATA-187.
Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Adds SIP support for the following phone types:
•Cisco Unified 6901 and 6911 IP Phones
•Cisco Unified 6921, 6941, 6945, and 6961 IP Phones
•Cisco Unified 8941 and 8945 IP Phones
Localization Enhancements for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Provides the following enhanced localization support for Cisco Unified SIP IP phones:
•Localization support for Cisco Unified 6941 and 6945 SIP IP Phones.
•Locale installer that supports a single procedure for all Cisco Unified SIP IP phones.
MIB Support for Extension Mobility in Cisco Unified SCCP IP Phones
Adds new MIB objects to monitor Cisco Unified SCCP IP Extension Mobility (EM) phones.
Mixed Shared Lines
Allows Cisco Unified SIP and SCCP IP phones to share a common directory number.
Multiple Calls Per Line
Overcomes the limitation on the maximum number of calls per line.
My Phone Apps for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Adds support for My Phone Apps feature on Cisco Unified SIP IP phones.
Eliminates the need to update time zone commands or phone loads to accommodate a new country with a new time zone or an existing country whose city or state wants to change their time zone, using theolsontimezone command in either telephony-service or voice register global configuration mode.
Paging Group Support for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Allows you to specify a paging-dn tag and dial the paging extension number to page the Cisco Unified SIP IP phone associated with the paging-dn tag or paging group using the paging-dn command in voice register pool or voice register template configuration mode.
Programmable Line Keys for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Adds support for soft keys as programmable line keys on Cisco Unified 6911, 6921, 6941, 6945, 6961, 8941, and 8945 SIP IP Phones.
Single Number Reach for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Supports the following SNR features for Cisco Unified SIP IP phones:
•Enable and disable the EM feature.
•Manual pull back of a call on a mobile phone.
Send a call to a mobile PSTN phone.
•Send a call to a mobile phone regardless of whether the SNR phone is the originating or the terminating side.
Unsolicited Notify for Shared Line and Presence Events for Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones
Allows the Unsolicited Notify mechanism to reduce network traffic during Cisco Unified SIP IP phone registration using the bulk registration method.
Virtual SNR DN for Cisco Unified SCCP IP Phones
Allows a call to be made to a virtual SNR DN and allows the SNR feature to be launched even when the SNR DN is not associated with any phone.
Voice and Video Hardware Conferencing
Enables a Cisco Unified SIP IP phone to act as the creator of ad-hoc and meet-me conferences with audio and video conferencing streams flowing from participating IP phones through the Cisco Unified CME.
Voice Hunt Group Enhancements
Allows all ephone and voice hunt group call statistics to be written to a file using the hunt-group statistics write-all command.
Cisco Unified CME Version 8.8
Cisco WebEx Connect 7.2 in Cisco Unified CME
Enables Cisco WebEx Connect, through the CSTA interface, to monitor and control Cisco Unified IP phones in Cisco Unified CME.
CTI CSTA Protocol Suite Enhancement
Enables the dial-via-office functionality from computer-based CSTA client applications and adds support to CSTA services and events.
HFS Download Support for IP Phone Firmware and Configuration Files
Provides download support for SIP and SCCP IP phone firmware, scripts, midlets, and configuration files using the HTTP File-Fetch Server (HFS) infrastructure.
HTTPS Provisioning for Cisco Unified IP Phones
Allows you to import an IP phone's trusted certificate to an IP phone's CTL file using the import certificate command.
Adds localization support for Cisco Unified 3905 SIP and Cisco Unified 6945, 8941, and 8945 SCCP IP Phones.
Programmable Line Keys Enhancement
Adds support for soft keys as programmable line keys on Cisco Unified 6945, 8941, and 8945 SCCP IP Phones.
Real-Time Transport Protocol Call Information Display Enhancement
Allows you to display information on active RTP calls using theshow ephone rtp connections
command. The output from this command provides an overview of all the connections in the system, narrowing the criteria for debugging pulse code modulation and Cisco Unified CME packets without a sniffer.
Adds intercom support to Cisco Unified SIP phones connected to a Cisco Unified CME system.
Support for Cisco Unified 3905 SIP IP Phones
Adds support for SIP phones connected to a Cisco Unified CME system.
Support for Cisco Unified 6945, 8941, and 8945 SCCP IP Phones
Adds support for SCCP phones connected to a Cisco Unified CME system.
Cisco Unified CME Version 8.6
Bulk Registration Support for SIP Phones
Adds support for SIP phone bulk registration.
Clear Directory Entries in Missed/Placed/Received Calls List
Support for iPhone and iPod Touch Softphone Client
Adds ability to clear phone call logs.
Adds support for SIP client software for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Enhancement for Call-Forward Unregistered
Adds support for the CFU feature on SIP IP phones using thecall-forward b2bua unregistered
command under voice register dn tag.
Extension Mobility Support for SIP phone
Adds SIP phone support to extension mobility.
Increase in the Number of Translation Rules
Increases the number of translation rules from 15 to 100 rules per translation rule table.
Localization Support for SIP IP Phones
Adds localization support for SIP IP phones.
SSL VPN SUPPORT on CUCME with DTLS
Adds enhanced SSL VPN support. Cisco Unified SCCP IP phones such as 7945, 7965, and 7975 located outside of the corporate network are able to register to Cisco Unified CME through an SSL VPN connection.
Support for 7926G Wireless SCCP IP Phone
Adds support for 7926G Wireless SCCP IP Phone.
Video Conferencing and Transcoding
Allows you to use on-board Digital Signal Processor resources (PVDM3) to facilitate adhoc or meetme video conference calls.
Video and Camera Support for Cisco Unified IP Phones 8961, 9951, and 9971
Adds video support for IP phones 8961, 9951, and 9971.
Cisco Unified CME Version 8.5
Customized Button Layout
Allows you to customize the display order of various button types on a phone using the button layout feature. The button layout feature allows you to customize the display of the following button types:
•Speed Dial buttons
•BLF Speed Dial buttons
Customized Phone User Interface Services
Allows to customize the availability of individual service items such as Extension Mobility, My Phone Apps, and Single Number Reach (SNR) on a phone's user interface by assigning an individual service item to a button using the Programmable Line Key (PLK)url-button command.
Allows to present a phone number in + E.164 telephone numbering format. E.164 is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) recommendation that defines the international public telecommunication numbering plan used in the PSTN and other data networks.
Enhancement to Voice Hunt Group Restriction
Allows you to ignore the timeout value for voice hunt group member and the call forward no answer timer when call forward noan command is configured in a voice hunt group.
Feature Policy Softkey Control
Allows you to control soft keys on the Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones 8961, 9951, and 9971 using the feature policy template. The feature policy template allows you to enable and disable a list of feature soft keys on Cisco Unified SIP IP Phones 8961, 9951, and 9971.
Forced Authorization Code
Allows you to manage call access and call accounting through the Forced Authorization Code (FAC) feature. The FAC feature regulates the type of call a certain caller may place and forces the caller to enter a valid authorization code on the phone before the call is placed. FAC allows you to track callers dialing non-toll-free numbers, long distance numbers, and also for accounting and billing purposes.
Immediate Divert for SIP
Allows you to immediately divert a call to a voice messaging system. You can divert a call to a voice messaging system by pressing the iDivert soft key on Cisco Unified SIP IP phones,
such as 7940, 7040G, 7960 G, 7945, 7965, 7975, 8961, 9951, and 9971, with voice messaging systems (Cisco Unity Express or Cisco Unity).
Allows you to park a call and monitor the status of the parked call until the parked call is retrieved or abandoned. When a Cisco Unified SIP IP Phone 8961, 9951, or 9971 parks a call
using the park soft key, the park monitoring feature monitors the status of the parked call.
XML API for Cisco
Adds support for eXtensible Markup Language (XML) Application Programming Interface (API).
Overlap Dialing Support for SIP and SCCP IP Phones
Enables overlap dialing on SCCP and SIP IP phones such as, 7942, 7945, 7962, 7965, 7970, 7971, and 7975.
Phone User Interface for
Allows extension mobility (EM) users to configure dn-based Busy Lamp Field (BLF)-speed-dial settings directly on the phone through the Services feature button. BLF-speed-dial settings are added or modified (changed or deleted) on the phone using a menu available with the Services button.
Cisco Unified CME Version 8.1
Toll Fraud Prevention
Enables Toll Fraud Prevention on Cisco Unified CME to secure the Cisco Unified CME system against potential toll fraud exploitation by unauthorized users.
Enhancements to SIP Phone Configuration
Allows you to verify SIP phone registration process, remove global registration parameters, and display details on phones that attempted to register with Cisco Unified CME and failed.
Support for Cisco Unified 6901 and 6911 SCCP IP Phones
Adds support for new SCCP IP phones 6901 and 6911.
Cisco Unified CME 8.0(1)
Cancel Call Waiting
Enables an SCCP phone user to disable Call Waiting for a call they originate.
CTI CSTA Protocol Suite
Allows computer-based CSTA client applications, such as a Microsoft Office Communicator (MOC) client, to monitor and control the Cisco Unified CME system to enable programmatic control of SCCP telephony devices registered in Cisco Unified CME.
IPv6 Support for SCCP Endpoints
Adds IPv6 support for SCCP phones. SCCP Phones can interact with and support any SCCP devices that support IPv4 only or both IPv4 and IPv6 (dual-stack).
Logical Partitioning Class of Restriction (LPCOR)
Enables a single directory number on an IP or analog phone that is registered to Cisco Unified CME to connect to both PSTN and VoIP calls according to restrictions specified by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regulations.
Adds enhanced Multilevel Priority and Preemption (MLPP) features for Cisco Unified CME including:
•Additional MLPP announcements for isolated code (ICA), unauthorized precedence level (UPA), loss of C2 features (LOC2), and vacant code (VCA)
•Multiple service domains for the Defense Switched Network (DSN) and Defense Red Switched Network (DRSN)
•Route codes and service digits in dialing formats
•Support for supplementary services, such as Three-Way Conferencing, Call Pickup, and Cancel Call Waiting on Analog FXS ports
Music On Hold Enhancement
Adds support for Music on Hold from different media sources.
Secure IP Phone (IP-STE) Support
Adds support for secure IP Phone, IP-STE.
Cisco Unified CME 7.1
Autoconfiguration of Cisco VG202, VG204, and VG224
Allows you to automatically configure the Cisco VG202, VG204, and VG224 Analog Phone Gateway from Cisco Unified CME.
Barge and cBarge for SIP Phones
Enables phone users to join a call on a SIP shared-line directory number.
BLF Monitoring of Ephone-DNs with DnD, Call Park, Paging, and Conferencing
Provides Busy Lamp Field (BLF) indicators for directory numbers that become DND-enabled or are configured as call-park slots, paging numbers, or conference numbers.
BLF Monitoring of Devices
Supports device-based BLF monitoring, allowing a watcher to monitor the status of a phone, not only a line on the phone.
Busy Trigger and Channel Huntstop for SIP Phones
Provides a busy trigger and channel huntstop for directory numbers on SIP phones to prevent incoming calls from overloading the phone.
Call Park Enhancements
Adds Call Park features for SIP phones and enhances the Directed Call Park feature.
Call Pickup Enhancements
Adds Call Pickup features for SIP phones and enables users to perform Directed Call Pickup using the GPickUp soft key.
DND Enhancement for SIP phones
Modifies DND behavior so that the SIP phone flashes an alert to visually indicate an incoming call instead of ringing and the call can be answered if desired.
Supports Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) packet marking for Cisco Unified IP phones.
Privacy for SIP phones
Enables phone users to block other users from seeing call information or barging into a call on a SIP shared-line directory number.
Shared-Line Directory Numbers
Adds shared-line directory numbers for SIP phones.
Single Number Reach (SNR)
Enables users to answer incoming calls on their desktop IP phone or at a remote destination, such as a mobile phone.
SIP Trunk Video Support for SCCP Endpoints
Supports video calls between SCCP endpoints across different Cisco Unified CME routers connected through a SIP trunk. Supports H.264 codec for video calls.
Provides a one-way voice path from the caller to the called party, regardless of whether the called party is busy or idle. The called phone automatically answers in speakerphone mode.
Cisco Unified CME 7.0(1)
Note Cisco Unified CME 7.0 includes the same features as Cisco Unified CME 4.3, which is renumbered to align with Cisco Unified Communications versions.
Cisco Unified CME Usability Enhancement
Automatically creates TFTP bindings using the enhanced load command if cnf location is router flash memory or router slot 0 memory.
•Introduces locale installer that supports a single procedure for all SCCP IP phones.
•Automatically creates the required TFTP aliases for localization.
•Provides backward compatibility with the configuration method in Cisco Unified CME 7.0 and earlier versions.
Cisco Unified CME TAPI Enhancement
Introduces a Cisco IOS command that disassociates and reestablishes a TAPI session that is in frozen state or out of synchronization.
Cisco Unity Express AXL Enhancement
Automatically synchronizes Cisco Unified CME and Cisco Unity Express passwords.
Cisco Unified IP Phones
Adds SCCP support for the following phone type:Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express 7.0/4.3 Supported Firmware, Platforms, Memory, and Voice Products
•Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phone 7925
VRF Support on Cisco Unified CME
Adds support for conferencing, transcoding, a RSVP components in Cisco Unified CME through a VRF; also allows soft phones and TAPI clients in data VRF resources to communicate with phones in a VRF voice gateway.
Cisco Unified CME 7.0/4.3
Autoprovisioning Directory Numbers in SRST Fallback Mode
Allows you to specify whether Cisco Unified CME in SRST Fallback mode creates octo-line or dual-line directory numbers for ephone-dns that are "learned" automatically from the ephone configuration.
Enables phone users to join a call on a shared octo-line directory number by pressing the Cbarge soft key and converting the call to an ad hoc conference.
Call Transfer Recall
Enables a transferred call to return to the phone that initiated the transfer if the destination does not answer.
Cisco 3200 Series Mobile Access Router
Support for Cisco Unified CME on the Cisco 3200 Series Mobile Access Router was added.
Cisco Unified IP Phones
Adds SCCP support for the following phone types:
•Cisco Unified IP Phone 7915 Expansion Module
•Cisco Unified IP Phone 7916 Expansion Module•Cisco Unified IP Conference Station 7937
Adds SIP support for the following phone types:
•Cisco Unified IP Phone 7942G and 7945G
•Cisco Unified IP Phone 7962G and 7965G
•Cisco Unified IP Phone 7975G
Consultative Transfer Enhancements
Modifies the digit-collection process for consultative call transfers. After a phone user presses the Transfer soft key for a consultative transfer, a new consultative call leg is created and the Transfer soft key is not displayed again until the dialed digits of the transfer-to number are matched to a transfer pattern and consultative call leg is in alerting state.
Directory Search Enhancement
Increases the number of entries supported in a search results list from 32 to 240 when using the directory search feature.
Extension Mobility Enhancement
Adds support for the following:
•Automatic Logout, including:
–Configurable time-of-day timers for automatically logging out all EM users
.–Configurable idle-duration timer for logging out a single user from an idle EM phone
.•Automatic Clear Call History when a user logs out from EM.
Allows you to dynamically add a new phone type to your configuration without upgrading your Cisco IOS software.
Enables IP phone users to record a phone conversation when Cisco Unity Express is the voice mail system.
Sets the maximum number of SCCP phones that can register to Cisco Unified CME using the max-ephones command, without limiting the number that can be configured. This enhancement also expands the maximum number of phones that can be configured to 1000.
Octo-Line Directory Numbers
Adds octo-line directory numbers that support up to eight active calls, both incoming and outgoing, on a single phone button. Unlike a dual-line directory number, an octo-line directory number can split its channels among other phones that share the directory number.
Enables phone users to block other users from seeing call information or barging into a call on a shared octo-line directory number.
Adds support for one-way Push-to-Talk (PTT) in Cisco Unified CME without requiring an external server to support the functionality. PTT is supported in firmware version 1.0.4 and later versions on Cisco Unified wireless IP phones with a thumb button.
Speed Dial/Fast Dial Phone User Interface
Allows IP phone users to configure their own speed-dial and fast-dial settings directly from the phone. Extension Mobility users can add or modify speed-dial settings in their user profile after logging in.
Transfer to Voice Mail
Allows a phone user to transfer a call directly to a voice-mail extension by pressing the TrnsfVM soft key.
Voice Hunt-Group Enhancements
Supports the following Voice Hunt Group features:
•Call Forwarding to a Parallel Voice Hunt-Group (Blast Hunt Group).
•Call Transfer to a Voice Hunt-Group.
•Member of Voice Hunt-Group can be a SCCP phone, FXS analog phone, DS0-group, PRI-group, SIP phone, or SIP trunk.