This worked  beautifully.  And yes, setting it on other side: codec side or
CM side, forced an update to the opposite side.  Also, no Apply
Config/Reset/Restart required, the display at the top just changes.

Dang....so simple.  Well, I guess that's ignorance for you.  I'm new to
Telepresence.  Thanks so much.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Ryan Ratliff (rratliff) <rratl...@cisco.com>
wrote:

> All the settings on the Device page correspond pretty directly to the
> endpoint’s xconfig equivalent. In later TC code and UCM it will even push
> an update you make on the endpoint up to UCM (for one of those fields).
>
> There used to be an Admin guide for TP Enpoints with CUCM but I don’t know
> if it’s been updated since TC6.
>
> As far as I know just about all TC and CE endpoints share the same
> settings on the Device page (QED, xml, whatever you are used to calling
> them).
>
> -Ryan
>
> On Dec 1, 2016, at 2:13 PM, Anthony Holloway <avholloway+cisco-voip@gmail.
> com> wrote:
>
> 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-v...@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.
>>
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