Follow the process to change background Image for phones connected to CME.
Lets take 7961 IP phone as an example.
First of all load List.xml and Background Image files on a TFTP server. I would recommend you do it on a Call manager if it’s accessible from CME router. Just go in OS Admin and upload all files at root of CUCM TFTP.
List.xml will be like this:
At CME router do the following:
- Ping the tftp server and check connectivity
- Check if there is a directory on flash like Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml if not then make a directory
- Create directory in flash “mkdir flash:/Desktops/320x196x4”
- Copy files across
copy tftp://10.10.210.5/List.xml flash:Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml
copy tftp://10.10.210.5/large.png flash:Desktops/320x196x4/large.png
copy tftp://10.10.210.5/small.png flash:Desktops/320x196x4/small.png
- Show the path to ephones
- Reset ephones
- Go into Phone Settings à Preferences à Background image and select the new image
- Open debug tftp events and you will see following on router
May 23 15:44:32.367: TFTP: Looking for Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml
May 23 15:44:32.367: TFTP: Opened flash:Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml, fd 8, size 152 for process 294
May 23 15:44:32.511: TFTP: Finished flash:Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml, time 00:00:00 for process 294
May 23 15:44:32.907: TFTP: Looking for Desktops/320x196x4/small.png
May 23 15:44:32.911: TFTP: Opened flash:Desktops/320x196x4/small.png, fd 8, size 7196 for process 294
May 23 15:44:35.063: TFTP: Finished flash:Desktops/320x196x4/small.png, time 00:00:02 for process 294
May 23 15:44:39.083: TFTP: Looking for Desktops/320x196x4/large.png
May 23 15:44:39.087: TFTP: Opened flash:Desktops/320x196x4/large.png, fd 8, size 73628 for process 294
May 23 15:45:00.323: TFTP: Finished flash:Desktops/320x196x4/large.png, time 00:00:21 for process 294
This shows successful completion of Background Image for a CME Router.
2 thoughts on “IP Phone Background Image CME”
Thanks for the help. I’ve wanted to change the background image for our IP phone system for awhile.
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