Cisco 9971 IP Phones and Call List Presence Status
Well... it seems to be related to the phone firmware. I just upgraded to the latest (9.2.3) and it seems to work.
I also found the following from the firmware release notes:
Busy Lamp Field for Call Lists
The Busy Lamp Field (BLF) for Call Lists feature is an Enterprise parameter that the administer controls. This feature enables the user to see the presence status of monitored line numbers in the Call History list.
When the BLF for Call Lists parameter is set to Enabled, the phone line numbers in the Call History register BLF notifications and an icon appears next to each Call History item in the Call History list. The icon notifies the user that the lines are in one of the following states:
I can see on the phone call list when the user on the other end goes off hook or is in a call... what I can't see is that same status on the corporate directory :S
Also, according to the notes, I shoud be DND status and I see nothing when I activate it, so, I can just see either idle or on a call.
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.