We want to the achieve the following goals. We have CCM 4.1, CCM 5.1, CCM 6.1 and CUCME 4.0. There are 3-4 users on each of these pbxs. Our end goal is to get these users voicemail feature. So we bought Cisco Unity server. Then I downloaded 5.0.1a software, service pack dvd and licenses. We even got the Cisco Data Store 2000 cd since it has SQL DB. We were thinking that we dont need any kind of email server (like exchange or lotus). But looks like we need one of them. is that true? We really dont need a full unified setup, all we need is just voicemail accounts using Unity. Can someone please help us out here? BTW, we have a lab environment where we test different PBXs with SIP and H323 trunks.
You still need to load Exchange 2003 the "Message Store" Unity will not work without Exchange or Notes. You can use a single server and load unity/sql/exchange all on one box, then integrate each CM to the Unity server.
I'm not able to access my old voice mail messages all of a sudden. The recording says something like 'the message is currently not available'. This has never happened before in all the years I have been using this system. I have t...