Do you have a link you can refer me to which explains how this setting is used? And, do you know if all TP endpoints support that field equally?
I'll give this a try in a few minutes and report back. Thanks Ryan! On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:53 PM, Ryan Ratliff (rratliff) <rratl...@cisco.com > wrote: > I’d recommend setting the System Name on the Device page for the C20. > That will sync up with the endpoint’s local setting and avoid any interop > issues with the Line value. > > -Ryan > > On Dec 1, 2016, at 1:27 PM, Anthony Holloway <avholloway+cisco-voip@gmail. > com> wrote: > > Hi All, > > I am wondering if anyone has solved a certain problem for endpoints which > are registered to CUCM. You know how the system will show a name for the > device at the top left of the TV screen? I'm not talking touch 8 or touch > 10 here, but the actual TV or monitor display. > > I would like to show a combination of the name of the room and the phone > number as well, but I'm not finding a very good solution to do this. > > I did notice that what shows up by default is from CUCM DN Display field, > so I edited it. > > Instead of just this: > > <image.png> > > I used this: > > <image.png> > > And that works, but then I face two challenges: > > 1) Internal Caller ID is really long and redundant, containing the DN in > itself > > Plus, the documentation says you shouldn't put a number in here, probably > for the same reason I'm saying (not good practice): > > <image.png> > > 2) Or the whole thing is just too long and over the character limit, like > this (note I cannot fit the rest of the number): > > <image.png> > > So, that's less than ideal, but atleast it's persistent through reboots of > the codec. > > A non-persistent approach I did try, is changing the Codec's SIP > DisplayName, which by default is populated with what's in CUCM's DN Display > field: > > From the default: > > <image.png> > > To this: > > <image.png> > > > And that works too, but then it's volatile and I have to keep changing > them back all the time, and checking up on them, bleh. No thanks. > > I did look into the start up script option on a TC7.3 C20 codec, so the > system can reconfigure its own DisplayName when booting, but that didn't > work with the below simple script, despite working when manually clicking > Run. I think it didn't work because of the order of operations: 1) boot > codec, 2) run script and update display name, 3) register with CUCM, 4) > re-update display name from CUCM > > <image.png> > > So anyway, I've done some searching, but not really knowing these systems > too well or the terminology, I'm kind of stuck. I suppose I could write a > script in Python and have it check the config and update, and set that to > run every 10 minutes or whatever, but I don't know. Maybe. > > I'll leave it there and see what you all have seen or done. Thanks much. > > _______________________________________________ > cisco-voip mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/cisco-voip > >
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