For remote IP Phones, anyway to view stuff that I can normally see if I am physically near the phone such as "missed calls" or other call statistics like double tapping the blue/question button to see real time data.
The real time statistics can be seen from the phone's webpage (just put the IP address of the phone into a browser). Once on the webpage click on stream 1 and refresh the page to see the counters incriment. The above tool looks really good, if you wanted one other way to see the missed calls and you're comfortable with programming check this out: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cuipph/all_models/xsi/6_0/english/programming/guide/xsi60obj.html#wp1033858. You can tell the phone to press certain keys, such as directories then 1 for missed calls, then run a CGI/Screenshot to see what's displayed.
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.