Auto Provision IP Phones in Local Network (PnP Method)

This topic describes how to auto provision IP phones that are located in the same local network as Yeastar P-Series PBX System.

Supported IP phones

This topic can be applied to all the IP phones listed in Auto Provisioning - Supported Devices.

Prerequisites

  • The IP Phone and PBX must be in the same LAN subnet.
    • Example: Same LAN subnet

      IP: 192.168.5.150, Mask: 255.255.255.0

      IP: 192.168.5.170, Mask: 255.255.255.0

    • Example: Different LAN subnet

      IP: 192.168.5.150, Mask: 255.255.255.0

      IP: 192.168.66.170, Mask: 255.255.255.0

  • IP Phone MUST support PnP provisioning method.

Scenario

An IP phone (IP address: 192.168.6.33) and a PBX (IP address: 192.168.6.150) are located in the same LAN subnet.

Procedure

  1. Power on the PBX first, then power on the IP phones.
  2. RESET the IP phone if it is previously used.
  3. Log in to PBX web portal, go to Auto Provisioning > Phones.

    The phone list displays all the discovered IP phones with their related information including model, MAC address, IP address, etc.

    Note:
    • Only the supported devices can be discovered and displayed on the phone provisioning list.
    • Restart the phones if they are not discovered and displayed on the phone provisioning list.
  4. Click beside the desired phone.
  5. In the Options section, configure the following settings:
    • Template: Select a desired template from the drop-down list.
      Note: The template provides configurations except extension assignment. You can select the default template corresponding to the phone model, or customize your own template. For more information, see Create a Custom Auto Provisioning Template.
    • Provisioning Method: Select PnP (In the Office).

      A provisioning server URL is generated automatically and displayed on the web page.

  6. In the Assign Extension section, assign an extension for the phone.
    Tip: If your desired extension is not listed in the drop-down list, you can check if the extension has been associated with other IP phone or gateway.
  7. Click Save.

Result

  • The configurations will be automatically applied to the phone.
  • The extension registration status of provisioned phones is displayed on Auto Provisioning > Phones.

    • : The assigned extension is registered on the phone.
    • : The assigned extension is unregistered on the phone.