Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express, Release 2.x -- Field Reference: Usage Configuration

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This page is used to configure many system-wide operational parameters, including languages, user authentication, access phone numbers, and some security features.


Note: The names for Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.3, Release 5.1, and Release 6.0 have been changed to Cisco Unified Communications Manager Release 4.3, Release 5.1, and Release 6.0. The names of Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.0, Release 4.1, Release 4.2, and Release 5.0 have not changed and remain the same.


In Table: Fields on the Usage Configuration Page, the term Cisco Unified CallManager refers to both Cisco Unified CallManager and Cisco Unified Communications Manager.


Table: Fields on the Usage Configuration Page
Field Description Value

24-hour time

Whether to show meeting times by a 24-hour clock.

No/Yes


Default: No

Dial attendant on timeout

Whether callers are transferred to the attendant in the following situations:

  • Caller dials 0 for operator assistance.
  • Caller does not enter a number at a voice prompt.

No/Yes


Default: No

Attendant phone

Phone number that callers are sent to if they do not press a number at a voice prompt or press 0 for operator assistance.

Tip: Make sure that the person whom the system dials to help users is available to provide assistance, is trained as a delegate or attendant on Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express, and has access to delegate and attendant materials.

Valid phone number

Language 1


Language 2


Language 3


Language 4

Enabled languages. The Language 1 field sets the default system-wide language.

  • If the languages license is installed, the number of active language fields (up to four fields) is determined by the number of installed languages.
  • If the languages license is not installed, only one language field is active. The three other language fields are dimmed.


Restriction: You must restart the system to enable or disable a language. You do not need to restart the system to switch the order in which the languages appear in these fields.

Choose from the drop-down menu of installed languages.


Default: English (US)

Minimum profile password length

Number of numeric characters required in a phone profile password.

Range: 5 to 17


Default: 5

Change profile password (days)

Frequency, in days, at which phone profile passwords must be changed.


A value of 0 means that phone profile passwords never need to be changed.


Restriction: This field does not apply to users that are authenticated by an external directory. See the How to Configure User Authentication By an External Directory.

Range: 0 to 3650


Default: 90

Minimum user password length

Number of alphanumeric characters required in a user password, which is entered with a username to log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express from a workstation.

0 or range: 5 to 17


Default: 5

Change user password (days)

Frequency, in days, at which user passwords must be changed.


A value of 0 means that the user password never needs to be changed.


Restriction: This field does not apply to users that are authenticated by an external directory. See the How to Configure User Authentication By an External Directory.

Range: 0 to 3650


Default: 90

Maximum profile login attempts

Number of consecutive login attempts within a session before a user profile is locked.


A value of 0 means that user profiles are never locked due to failed login attempts.


Before reaching the maximum number of login attempts, the user may restart the counter by taking one of the following actions:

  • Close the browser and open a new one.
  • End the call to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express and begin a new call.


Restriction: The system administrator and guest profiles cannot be locked.

Range: 0 to 255


Default: 3

User locked interval

The amount of time for which a user profile stays locked.

Note: The amount of time for which a user profile stays locked does not start until the user tries to logs in. For example, if the interval is 10 days, the 10 days do not start when the profile is locked; rather, the 10 days start when the user first tries to log in after it was locked.


A value of 0 means the user profile stays locked until it is unlocked by the system administrator.

Range for days: 0-999 Range for hours: 0-24 Range for minutes: 0-60


Default: 0

Call out on major alarm

Whether Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express calls the system administrator if an error condition affects system operation.


Recommendation: Yes

No/Yes


Default: No

Phone number to call on alarm

Phone number used to call the system administrator if the Call out on major alarm field is set to Yes.


Restriction: Pagers are not supported.

0 to 32 numeric characters

Allow guest outdials

Whether to allow guest users to dial out from Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

No/Yes


Default: No

Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version

Version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager or Cisco Unified CallManager version.


The value of this field determines which user authentication method can be configured on this page:

  • LDAP-Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x
  • AXL SOAP API-Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x, 6.x


For more information, see the How to Configure User Authentication By an External Directory.

Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x/ Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x, 6.x


Default: Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x

LDAP URL

URL of the LDAP directory server to use for authentication of non-local users.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.


Restriction: There can be no spaces after the URL.

Enter the URL in one of the following formats:

  • ldap://server-ip-address:port/
  • ldap://server-hostname:port/


Example: ldap://CCMUSERS-2:8404/

Directory username

LDAP directory server username, used for authentication.


Example: cn=Directory Manager, o=cisco.com

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

Password

LDAP directory server password that was configured during Cisco Unified CallManager installation.


Example: ldappassword

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

Cisco base

Location of user information in the Cisco Unified CallManager DC-Directory.


Leave this field blank if you are not using the embedded LDAP directory in Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x to authenticate Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express users.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

Default: o=cisco.com

User base

The location of the user subtree in the LDAP directory tree.


Example (DC-Directory): ou=users, o=cisco.com


Example (Active Directory): DC=ad,DC=com

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

Default: ou=users, o=cisco.com

Directory type

Type of LDAP directory.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 4.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

ADS/Netscape/Default


Default: Default

AXL username

Username of the Cisco Unified CallManager application user with defined AXL permissions.


Example: axluser


For information about creating an application user, see the Administrator's Guide for your release of Cisco Unified CallManager.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

AXL password

Password of the Cisco Unified CallManager application user with defined AXL permissions.


Example: myaxlpassword


For information about creating an application user, see the Administrator's Guide for your release of Cisco Unified CallManager.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

New AXL URL

The URL or hostname of the AXL directory server used to authenticate users. Enter a URL in this field, click Add, and then verify that the new entry appears in the AXL URL field.


Example (URL): https://ccmusers-1.example.com:8443/axl


Example (hostname): ccmusers-1

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

AXL URL

Displays the URL or hostname of the AXL directory server used to authenticate users.


To delete a URL or hostname from this field, select the item and click Delete Selected.

Note: This field is only used if you choose Cisco Unified CallManager Release 5.x in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager/ Cisco Unified CallManager version field.

-

Label for access phone number 1

Text used to describe the first meeting access phone number that is displayed in the following places:

  • E-mail notifications
  • Telephone pop-up notification box in the full web meeting room
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone screens (only when subscribed to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express service for the Phone View.)


Example: "Dial-In"


Restrictions:

Up to 32 characters

Access phone number 1

First meeting access phone number.


Restrictions:

  • Changes to this field take effect only after restarting the system.
  • (For Find Me feature with pagers only) Only the characters 0-9, #, and * are processed and sent to pagers at the start of a meeting. See the About the Find Me Feature.

Up to 32 characters

Label for access phone number 2

Text used to describe the second meeting access phone number.


Example: "Toll-Free"


Restrictions:

Up to 32 characters

Access phone number 2

Second meeting access phone number.


Restriction: Changes to this field take effect only after restarting the system.

Up to 32 characters

Label for access phone number 3

Text used to describe the third meeting access phone number.


Example: "Internal"


Restrictions:

Up to 32 characters

Access phone number 3

Third meeting access phone number.


Restriction: Changes to this field take effect only after restarting the system.

Up to 32 characters

Label for access phone number 4

Text used to describe the fourth meeting access phone number.


Example: "International"


Restrictions:

Up to 32 characters

Access phone number 4

Fourth meeting access phone number.


Restriction: Changes to this field take effect only after restarting the system.

Up to 32 characters

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