IP Phone Background Image CME

Posted: July 10, 2010 in CME
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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:

<CiscoIPPhoneImageList>
<ImageItem Image=”TFTP:Desktops/320x196x4/small.png”
URL=”TFTP:Desktops/320x196x4/large.png”/>
</CiscoIPPhoneImageList>

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

tftp-server flash:Desktops/320x196x4/List.xml
tftp-server flash:Desktops/320x196x4/large.png
tftp-server flash:Desktops/320x196x4/small.png

  • 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

R3:
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.

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Comments
  1. Cammie says:

    Thanks for the help. I’ve wanted to change the background image for our IP phone system for awhile.

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