[Asterisk-Users] Cisco 7960 phones.

Brian West brian at bkw.org
Tue Dec 23 12:27:46 MST 2003

What firmware did you upgrade to?

If its version 5.0 and above the default password is cisco and to unlock
it you press settings then 9.

NO cisco's docs are simple.. You are just trying too hard.


On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Ariel Batista wrote:

> I have found a phone that I wish I had not!  This is by far the worst
> phone to setup.  I have finally upgraded it to Sip but once this got
> done it I am not able to get it unlocked so I can enter the rest of the
> settings.  So if anyone out there can tell me how to setup my DNS server
> to tell it where the tftp is located (Windows 2000 DNS server) or please
> let me have the default password.  I called Cisco and they said I can
> change it with the tftp setup and that is all they said. (They also said
> to use Skinny and not SIP) Not much help from there support contract we
> have on with them!  Why have they made a phone that is so hard to get
> working!  I feel that Cisco does not understand the KISS format!  I have
> read the Wiki and the setup is listed there incorrectly as 9740/9760
> instead of 7940/7960 (Can someone rename that please).
> Thank you all for allowing to do a little venting as well.  Sorry did
> not mean to do this!  But this has gotten me to loose hair and I don't
> have much left!
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