Someone is telling me that you can use stutter dial or some other method to light up an anolog phone Message waiting indicator using on a VG248. This is with an analog phone that has an Message light on it. Is this possible and if so is it possible using and ATA with Call Manager?
Re: MWI on analog phone using stutter dial on VG248
This does work with the VG248, we have used the "Stutter Dial Tone" on some analog phones and used the actual MWI Lamp on other analog phones with good success. Have a look;
Choosing Message Waiting Indicator Type
The VG248 supports several types of methods for sending MWI messages to analog phones. Because you might have different types of analog phones connected to the VG248, you can modify the MWI type on a per-port basis. So, if you have some analog phones that have MWI lamps on them, you can notify users of awaiting messages using the lamp. Or, you can choose to play a tone when users pick up their phones.
Keep in mind that the VG248 only sends this information to the phones if it is received from Cisco CallManager. If Cisco CallManager is not integrated with your voice mail system, it does not send this information to the VG248.
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