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) so we’ll need to tell the phone to use an appropriate Dial Plan (nee Location Profile) because it’s not quite clever enough (yet) to determine what the logged-in user’s is.
Pick an appropriate Lync Dial Plan and note its “Simple Name”.
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You’re going to want to short-dial to extensions from the phone (i mean, it’s a phone!
From the phone, select Menu / 3Settings / 1Basic / 4Login Credentials.
Press down/down/tick to move past the domain and username to get to the password field.
At “Confirmation – Login Credentials” select Yes and then back-arrow to the start. If you have stacks of them (say you’re migrating to Lync from a SIP Centrex service) then you stand to save a fortune by not having to replace them.
We’re going to create 2 new config files, and edit the pre-existing Master config file.
Here’s the content of the “Lync Shared Example” file, with a couple of elements I’ve added: Here’s the finished product: This file effectively becomes the template your Lync phones will use to find the certificate and the Lync Front-End.
My Global is useless, and the one I normally use has punctuation in it, which is NOT permissible, so if you’re similarly afflicted, go ahead and change its Simple Name now.
(You don’t need to raise a change request for this, trust me). Because Lync is all SSL-secured, we need to copy the Front-End’s root cert to the config file that the phone will suck.