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Call Manager 5.X License

Does anyone know if phones imported for TAPS us a device license in CCM 5.x. This would be phones with dummy macs. So if I have a BAT phone and an auto registered phone are 2 license required and does one get returned after TAPS has been completed for that phone?

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Re: Call Manager 5.X License

Hi Claude,

With CUCM 5.x each (Autoregistered) phone/device consumes a "license" (based on the MAC-address.

This is also true for a TAPS profile with a dummy MAC-address :-(

So yes, you'll need extra licenses if you want to use TAPS. You may want to use "small" batches of dummy-profiles to prevent the need for 200% of the number of "physical" phones/devices.

PS. Upto now I don't know for sure if this behaviour is changed with the CUCM 6.x.

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Re: Call Manager 5.X License

Hi Claude,

With CUCM 5.x each (Autoregistered) phone/device consumes a "license" (based on the MAC-address.

This is also true for a TAPS profile with a dummy MAC-address :-(

So yes, you'll need extra licenses if you want to use TAPS. You may want to use "small" batches of dummy-profiles to prevent the need for 200% of the number of "physical" phones/devices.

PS. Upto now I don't know for sure if this behaviour is changed with the CUCM 6.x.

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