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Adding Ringtones

Hello...I have Unified CM 6 (Linux)...I want to add a custom ringtone to the system. Is there a way get or download the existing ringlist.xml file from the system? I'm afraid that if I create a new one and upload it via TFTP it will overwrite the existing ringlist file. Please advise.

Thanks in advance,


Hall of Fame Super Red

Re: Adding Ringtones

Hi Casey,

You are most correct :)

Here is some related info;

Customizing and Modifying Configuration Files

You can modify configuration files (for example, edit the xml files) and add customized files (for example, custom ring tones, call back tones, phone backgrounds) to the TFTP directory. You can modify files and add customized files to the TFTP directory in Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration, from the TFTP Server File Upload window. Refer to Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration Guide for information about how to upload files to the TFTP folder on a Cisco Unified Communications Manager server.

You can obtain a copy of the Ringlist.xml and List.xml files from the system using the following admin command-line interface (CLI) "file" commands:


-file list*

-file view*

-file search*

-file get*

-file dump*

-file tail*

-file delete*

Customizing the Cisco Unified IP Phone

There are also some good answers in this thread;

From Bill;

Hope this helps!


New Member

Re: Adding Ringtones

Thanks Rob! This helped me greatly. I was able to download the ringlist using the freeSSHd.

Thanks again!