For the life of me I cannot get any of our organization's IP450s to load a directory file from our provisioning server. Except when they first register with the server they will download 000000000000-directory.xml.
I have 25 phones who need their directory updated and cannot get them to pull the file. They happily pull the other cfg files and even updated their bootrom and firmware. But they simply refuse to load the directory file.
I've tried <MAC>-directory.cfg
I've tried <MAC>-directory.xml
I've tried symbolically linking <MAC>-directory.cfg (and .xml) to our 000000000000-directory
After each change I force a reboot of the phone to test it. Nothing changes, the phone's contact directory remains unchanged.
I cringe at configuring each phone by hand through their web interface each time we need to change something. It also doesn't seem to be the right way to handle a central provisioned phone system either.
Thanks in advance,
Check your 000000000000.cfg or <MAC>.cfg file to see if contacts are expected to be in another directory?
Failing that, check your FTP server logs to see what files it's trying to pull.
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As you already noticed the 0000000000000-directory.xml is only loaded on the first boot.
Most likely your provisioning infrastructure is preventing the file <mac>-directory.xml from being used.
Miken32 already suggested a few things so you have a point to start looking.
Best in addition to use the latest Software available as you have failed posting what your current version is.
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Thank you for the suggestions.
Indeed the trouble was the <mac>.cfg file was looking for the directory in a different folder. Now that I know, I've created a symbolic link from the folder the phone expects to our organizations directory.xml.
The phone is looking for /tftp/polycom/contacts/<mac>-directory.xml
The orgs directory is /tftp/org-directory.xml
So, I created the symlink
ln -s /tftp/org-directory.xml /tftp/polycom/contacts/<mac>-directory.xml
And all works well now.
Yeah, I'm having the same issue only it isnt a path problem.
Perfect and verified working on my local test phone
The remote phone reboots, and ftp log verify the directory uploaded.