Provision Cisco Phones with Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX

This guide provides instructions on how to provision Cisco phones with Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX. The details in this guide takes Cisco SPA502G running firmware 7.6.2c as an example.

Supported phone models

  • SPA301, SPA303
  • SPA501G, SPA502G, SPA504G, SPA508G, SPA509G, SPA512G, SPA514G, SPA525G2

Factory reset the phone

Before provisioning the phone, you must reset the phone to factory defaults in case the device has residual settings of a previous configuration. To reset the phone, see How to Factory Reset Cisco Phones.

Provision the phone via DHCP

Step 1. Set the PBX as a DHCP server
  1. Disable DHCP function on your router.

    Make sure that the PBX is the only DHCP server in your local network.

  2. Log in Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX web interface, go to Settings > System > Security > Service, check the option Enable DHCP Server.
  3. Configure the DHCP server, such as Gateway, Subnet Mask, DHCP Address Range, etc.

    Note that you should configure the PBX IP as the TFTP server address.

  4. Check the option TFTP, set the PBX as a TFTP server.

  5. Click Save and Apply.
Step 2. Provision the phone
  1. Connect the phone to the same network of the Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX.
  2. Check the phones' MAC address and phone model, usually you can find them at the back of phone.
  3. Log in Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX web interface, go to Auto Provisioning page, click Scan to scan phones in the local network.

    All the detected phones appear on the page.

  4. Find the phone from Device List, and then click .
  5. Assign an extension for the phone.

  6. Click Save.

    A pop-up dialog prompts you whether to reboot the phone immediately.

  7. Click Yes.

    The IP phone reboots automatically to get and apply configurations from the PBX.

  • If the IP phone doesn't reboot automatically, you need to reboot the phone manually to take effect.

  • Each time the IP phone reboots, it always gets the configurations from the PBX. In this case, the personal settings on the phone may be lost after the phone reboots.

Cisco Provisioning options

In addition to provision phone lines, you can provision other phone settings to match your needs.

Note: Extended phone configurations vary on each phone model.
  • Line Keys Settings

    You can assign share line or private line to line keys.

  • Features

    Enable or disable the phone features, such as Voicemail, Auto Answer, Auto Redial, etc.

  • Preference

    Configure the phone preference settings, such as Time Format, Time Zone, Admin Password, etc.

  • Codec

    Select and configure the preferred codec list for the phone.

    Note: At least one of the same codecs on the phone and the PBX is required, or there will be no audio in the call.