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Forcing a phone background image to phones

Is there a way to force 7941 phones to use a specific background image? Seems that there is a default one that they can change back to.

I want to to have an image (or several) sent to the phones and then users unable to change back to the cisco default image (horizontal lines).

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

I needed to do this on a bunch of 7970s for customer recently. I wrote a Java program that uses the JTAPI interface to send the command sequency to each phone to change the background.

Another engineer I worked with opened a TAC case to see if there was any other way and they it's either do it manually or write your own program.

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

Could you e-mail your java program to me at nicholas.mooney@fujitsu.com.au - would be appreciated!

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

I was interested in the java program as well...If one of you wouldn't mind forwarding it to me at jwright@bokf.com I would appreciate it.

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

If you're sharing that java program I'd love to see it too thomas.hartley@gmail.com

Thanks...

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

From time to time i get e-mailed about this ...

The software you're looking to push images out (i.e., tell the phone to load the image) is available here: http://www.voipintegration.com/software

Of course, this is not an endorsement of the software by me, cisco or the forum.

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

Thanks for the link. I had found the tools from VoIP Integration, but they don't seem to work in my environment.

I assume this is due to EM and not having a user associated with a handset.

I'd love to find out I'm wrong about that though, becuase all of those tools look very handy...

Thanks

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

Hi Lierman,

I'm trying to upload a different image into a 7970 ip phone using the list.xml and tftp-server flash comands, but nothing happened. Could you give me an advice how can I handle this, please?

Thank you so much!

Adrian

Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

Hi,

Can you do the same to 7941's?

I need to do this for about 1500 phones :-o

the tool from voipintegration doesn't work, and has no support...

Can you please share the prog or source code?

saschamonteiro@hotmail.com

thanks

Sascha

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Re: Forcing a phone background image to phones

Hi Lierman

I'm trying to change the background on 7970 ip phone but I couldn't manage it yet. I tried with CME 4.0 and with CCM 4.1(3). I created the List.xml, and the png (320x212, 80x53) and save them on the flash:Desktops/320x212x12 (for CME) and on the C:\Program Files\Cisco\TFTPPath\320x212x12 (for CCM). But when I try to change the image on the phone there is only the default one.

I would appreciate so much if you can share the Java program with me to solve this problem. If you want I even can pay for it. I really need it.

My email is adrianic2003@yahoo.com

Thank you!

Adrian

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