Firmware 5.2.0 modify header of mac-directory.xml file.

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Firmware 5.2.0 modify header of mac-directory.xml file.



For the mac-directory.xml file we use a custom header, because is generated by a script for diferent brances....


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<!-- offices::[....] --><!-- directoryname::[....] --><directory>


When you add to favorite a conntact and save from the phone (VXX500 in my case) it will modify the header...

The older version of firmware did't change the header...

Now when I save from the phone looks like this the header:

<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
<!-- edited with XMLSPY v5 rel. 4 U ( -->
<?Saved @ --2016-03-08T10:35:08-- ?>


Is there any possibility to keep my header?


Best Regards,


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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: Firmware 5.2.0 modify header of mac-directory.xml file.

Hello Constantin,

welcome to the Polycom Community.

This is not possible and you should look at something like a central phone book aka LDAP or similar instead.


A feature request would be required to change this as explained here:


Jan 03, 2013 Question: How can I request a change to the current Polycom SIP / UCS Software?

Resolution: Please check => here <=

Please ensure to provide some feedback if this reply has helped you so other users can profit from your experience.

Best Regards

Steffen Baier

Polycom Global Services


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