UAD Linksys SPA942

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Introduction - How to use Linksys SPA-942 with PBXware

This "How to" is written as a general guide of how to use the Linksys SPA-942 with PBXware using 4.1.12(a) Linksys SPA-942 firmware. It covers the most common tasks required to have your Linksys SPA-942 working efficiently.


Linksys SPA-942

Registering Linksys SPA-942

Requirements

1. Linksys SPA-942 firmware.

- Make sure that the device is loaded with 4.1.12(a) firmware.

2. DHCP server.

- Fully configured and operational DHCP server.

3. Linksys SPA-942 Dial Plan.

- The Linksys SPA-942 "Dial Plan" field value needs to be changed using the web interface.

STEP ONE: Linksys SPA-942 Web Interface.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address in order to access the Linksys SPA-942 administration interface.

Example: http://192.168.1.101

To learn how to find out your Linksys SPA-942 IP Address, go to chapter "Registering Phone" "STEP TWO" .

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2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

STEP TWO: Linksys SPA-942 Dial Plan field value.

1. Click on the "Admin Login" link.

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2. Click on "advanced" link.

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3. Click on "Ext 1" link.

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4. Navigate down to "Dial Plan" group. Clear "Dial Plan" field, then copy value below into.

(*x.|**x.|*xx|[3469]11|0|00|[2-9]xxxxxx|1xxx[2-9]xxxxxx|xxxxxxxxxxxx.)

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5. Click on the "Submit All Changes" button. The Linksys SPA-942 will reboot for changes to take effect.


Manual Configuration

UAD Settings

STEP ONE: PBXware IP address.

1. Find out the IP address of PBXware server.

STEP TWO: Login to PBXware.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address to access the PBXware administration interface login screen.

Example: http://192.168.1.2

UAD Settings

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2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

3. Login to PBXware with your e-mail address and password.

UAD Settings

STEP THREE: UAD status.

1. Make sure the UAD is enabled. To check the UAD status, navigate to "Settings:UAD", and click on the "edit" icon corresponding to "Linksys SPA-942".

UAD Settings

2. Make sure "Status" is set to "active", "Auto provisioning" is set to "No" and "DHCP" is set to "Yes".

UAD Settings

3. Click on the "Save" button to save changes.


Creating Extension

STEP ONE: Add Extension.

1. Navigate to "Extensions". Click on "Add Extension".

Creating Extension

2. The standard options window will be shown below.

Creating Extension

3. Select Linksys SPA-942 from "UAD" select box.

4. Select Location: "Local" or "Remote".

Note:

-"Local" is for all extensions registered on LAN.

-"Remote" is for all extensions registered from remote networks, WAN, Internet etc.

Creating Extension


5. Click on the "Next" button.

STEP TWO: Extension values.

1. Enter values into the required field text boxes.

REQUIRED FIELDS:

Name:

Enter a name for the extension being created. Example: John Smith.


E-mail:

Enter the e-mail address associated with this extension. This e-mail address will receive all system notification messages. Example: john@domain.com.


Creating Extension/Extensions Add

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2. Click on the "Save" button.


Creating Extension/Extensions Edit

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3. Click on the "Save & E-mail". Account details will be sent to the e-mail address associated with this extension.

OPTIONAL FIELDS:

Extension:

An auto-generated extension number based on the next available sequential number. An extension value can be changed. Example: 1000.


Username:

Username is auto generated/populated and cannot be changed since it allows the system to use this value for other important operations.


Secret:

A secret value associated with the UAD is auto-generated in order to allow the UAD to successfully register with the system. The secret value can be changed.


PIN:

An auto-generated PIN will allow access to voicemail and online self care.


Registering Phone

STEP ONE: Electricity and Ethernet.

- Your Linksys SPA-942 needs electricity, so plug the adapter into its jack and connect it to the electricity network.

- Connect the ethernet port to a hub, router, or switch as to access LAN.

Registering Phone

After successfully connecting your Linksys SPA-942 to the electricity and data networks, it is time to register it to PBXware.

STEP TWO: Linksys SPA-942 IP address.

Find out the IP address of your Linksys SPA-942 connected to network.

1. Press the menu button.

2. On the display, navigate down to "Network" using the navigation button.

3. Press "select" button.

Registering Phone

STEP THREE: Linksys SPA-942 Web Interface.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address in order to access the Linksys SPA-942 administration interface.

Example: http://192.168.1.101/

Registering Phone

an example with IP address

2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

STEP FOUR: Configuring Linksys SPA-942.

1. Click on the "Admin Login" link.

Registering Phone

2. Click on "Ext 1" link.

Registering Phone

3. Enter following details into their respective fields.

REQUIRED FIELDS:

Proxy:

IP address of PBXware server. Example: 192.168.1.2


User ID:

Linksys SPA-942 extension number. Example: 1000.


Password:

The Secret of the extension as received in the e-mail associated with this extension. Example: 3dX3r5

Registering Phone

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4. Navigate to the bottom of the page, click on "Submit All Changes" button. The Linksys SPA-942 will reboot for changes to take effect.

Registering Phone

OPTIONAL FIELDS:


Display Name:

Example: John Smith, Reception, Entrance Main, Agent One etc.


Auth ID:

Usually the same number as for account.


Other fields:

Other "options" or "fields" should be left blank or as is by default, they have no importance for registering your Linksys SPA-942 to PBXware.


- Conclusion: If everything is done as above described, you should have successfully registered your Linksys SPA-942 to PBXware. Dial *123 to verify registration.

- For further information, please contact the manufacturer or check their website www.cisco.com.

Auto Provisioning

UAD Settings

STEP ONE: PBXware IP address.

1. Find out the IP address of PBXware server.

STEP TWO: Login to PBXware.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address to access the PBXware administration interface login screen.

Example: http://192.168.1.2

UAD Settings

an example with IP address

2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

3. Login to PBXware with your e-mail address and password.

UAD Settings

STEP THREE: UAD status.

1. Make sure the UAD is enabled. To check the UAD status, navigate to "Settings:UAD" and click on the "edit" icon corresponding to "Linksys SPA-942".

UAD Settings

2. Make sure "Status" is set to "active", "Auto provisioning" is set to "Yes" and "DHCP" is set to "Yes".

UAD Settings

3. Click on the "Save" button to save changes.


Creating Extension

STEP ONE: Add Extension.

1. Navigate to "Extensions". Click on "Add Extension".

Creating Extension

2. The standard options window will be shown below.

Creating Extension

3. Select Linksys SPA-942 from "UAD" select box.

4. Select Location: "Local" or "Remote".

Note:

-"Local" is for all extensions registered on LAN.

-"Remote" is for all extensions registered from remote networks, WAN, Internet etc.

Creating Extension

5. Click on the "Next" button.

STEP TWO: Extension values.

1. Enter values into the required field text boxes.

REQUIRED FIELDS:

Name:

Enter a name for the extension being created. Example: John Smith.


E-mail:

Enter the e-mail address associated with this extension. This e-mail address will receive all system notification messages. Example: john@domain.com.


Auto provisioning:

Set to "Yes".


MAC Address:

Linksys SPA-942 MAC address. Example: 001646f5f797


Creating Extension/Extensions Add

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2. Click on the "Save" button.

Creating Extension

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3. Click on the "Save & E-mail" button. Account details will be sent to the e-mail address associated with this extension.

OPTIONAL FIELDS:

Extension:

An auto-generated extension number based on the next available sequential number. An extension value can be changed. Example: 1000.


Username:

Username is auto generated/populated and cannot be changed since it allows the system to use this value for other important operations.


Secret:

A secret value associated with the UAD is auto-generated in order to allow the UAD to successfully register with the system. The secret value can be changed.


PIN:

An auto-generated PIN will allow access to voicemail and online self care.


Registering Phone: One Extension

STEP ONE: Electricity and Ethernet.

- Your Linksys SPA-942 needs electricity, so plug the adapter into its jack and connect it to the electricity network.

- Connect the ethernet port to a hub, router or switch to access LAN.

Registering Phone: One Extension

After successfully connecting your Linksys SPA-941 to the electricity and data networks, it is time to register it to PBXware.

"Profile Rule" field must be set with the TFTP server value.

STEP TWO: Linksys SPA-942 IP address.

Find out the IP address of your Linksys SPA-942 connected to network.

1. Press the "Menu" button.

2. On the display, scroll to IP address using the "Up and Down button".

3. Press the "Menu" button.

Registering Phone: One Extension

STEP THREE: Linksys SPA-942 Web Interface.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address in order to access the Linksys SPA-942 administration interface.

Example: http://192.168.1.101/

Registering Phone: One Extension

an example with IP address

2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

STEP FOUR: Configuring TFTP server.

1. Click on "Admin Login" link.

Registering Phone: One Extension

2. Click on advanced link.

Registering Phone: One Extension

3. Click on Provisioning link.

Registering Phone: One Extension

4. Navigate down to the "Profile Rule" field, it must be set with TFTP server value.

Example: 192.168.1.2/$MA.cfg

Registering Phone: One Extension

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5. Navigate to the bottom of the page and click on the "Submit All Changes" button. The Linksys SPA-942 will reboot for changes to take effect.

Registering Phone: One Extension

- Conclusion: If everything is done as above described, you should have successfully registered your Linksys SPA-942 to PBXware. Dial *123 to verify registration.

- For further information please contact the manufacturer or check their web site www.cisco.com.


Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

STEP ONE: Electricity and Ethernet.

- The Linksys SPA-962 needs electricity, so plug the adapter into its jack and connect it to the electricity network.

- Connect the ethernet port to a hub, router, or switch as to access LAN.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

After successfully connecting your Linksys SPA-942 to the electricity and data networks, it is time to register it to PBXware.

The "Profile Rule" field must be set with the TFTP server value.

STEP TWO: Linksys SPA-942 IP address.

Find out the IP address of the Linksys SPA-942 connected to the network.

1. Press the "Menu" button.

2. On the display, scroll to IP address using the "Up and Down button".

3. Press the "Menu" button

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

STEP THREE: Linksys SPA-942 Web Interface.

1. Open a new browser window and enter the IP address in order to access the Linksys SPA-942 administration interface.

Example: http://192.168.1.101

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

an example with IP address

2. Hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

STEP FOUR: Configuring TFTP server.

1. Click on the "Admin Login" link.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

2. Click on the advanced link.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

3. Click on Provisioning link.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

4. Navigate down to "Profile Rule" field, it must be set with TFTP server value.

Example: 192.168.1.2/$MA.cfg

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

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5. Click on the "Phone" link.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

6. Navigate down to "Line Key 1, 2, 3 and 4" and select values:

- Line Key 1: Extension select: 1.

- Line Key 2: Extension select: 2.

- Line Key 3: Extension select: 3.

- Line Key 4: Extension select: 4.


Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

7. Navigate to the bottom of the page, click on "Submit All Changes" button. The Linksys SPA-942 will reboot for changes to take effect.

Registering Phone: Two To Four Extensions

- Conclusion: If everything is done as above described, you should have successfully registered your Linksys SPA-942 to PBXware. Dial *123 to verify registration.

- For further information, please contact the manufacturer or check their website www.cisco.com.


LAN And WAN IP Address

Make sure your "Auto Provisioning" " LAN " and " WAN " IP fields are set with correct IP address.

1. Navigate to "Settings:Servers", and click on the "edit" button corresponding to the server.

LAN And WAN IP Address

2. Navigate down to the "Auto Provisioning" group.

- LAN IP: Enter your PBXware local (LAN) IP address. Example: 192.168.1.2

- WAN IP: Enter your PBXware wide (WAN) IP address. Example: 89.146.131.130

LAN And WAN IP Address

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3. Click on the "Save" button. You'll be prompted to click on the "OK" button to restart PBXware for changes to take effect.


Paging

1. Navigate your Internet browser to the phone IP address (for example http://192.168.1.101).

Paging

2. Select "Admin Login".

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3. Select "Advanced".

Paging

5. Set "Auto Answer Page" to "Yes" .

6. Set "Send Audio To Speaker" to "Yes" .

Paging

7. Click on the 'Submit All Changes' button.

Paging

NOTE: At the time, the paging option is set for all lines and works once the handset is picked up. Paging tested with Firmware version 4.1.12(a).

Glossary

- DHCP = Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a communications protocol that lets network administrators manage and automate the assignment of Internet.

- HUB = A common connection point for devices in a network.

- IP Address = Internet Protocol address.

- Local = A local area network (LAN) is a computer network covering a local area, like a home, office or small group of buildings such as a college.

- LAN = Local Area Network.

- PIN = Personal Identification Number.

- Remote = Network devices that are managed or controlled from a network system other than the system to which they are directly connected.

- Router = A device that forwards data packets from one local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) to another.

- Switch = Network device that selects a path or circuit for sending a unit of data to its next destination.

- UAD = User Agent Device.

- VoiceMail = The electronic transmission of voice messages over the Internet. The messages are stored on a computer until the recipient accesses and listens to them.

- WAN = Wide Area Network.

- Web Interface = A web interface is the system of controls with which the user controls a device.