Installing IP Communicator
Double-click the CiscoIPCommunicatorSetup.exe icon (or run the program CiscoIPCommunicatorSetup.exe) to start the install wizard on your personal computer, as shown in Figure 2-2. Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions to accept the License Agreement, shown in Figure 2-3.
Figure 2-2 Cisco IP Communicator InstallShield Wizard
Figure 2-3 End User License Agreement
When the installation is complete, you should see the InstallShield Wizard Completed screen, as shown in Figure 2-4. Check the Launch Cisco IP Communicator check box and click Finish. The Audio Tuning Wizard screen appears.
Figure 2-4 InstallShield Wizard Completed
Figure 2-5 shows the select audio devices screen of the Audio Tuning Wizard. Follow the instructions and then click Next to continue.
Figure 2-5 Audio Tuning Wizard
On the next screen, shown in Figure 2-6, you choose the appropriate devices from the drop-down lists and click Next.
Figure 2-6 Select Audio Devices
Figure 2-7 shows the Adjust the Listening Volume screen. Click Play and follow the onscreen instructions to adjust the listening volume. Click Next to continue.
Figure 2-7 Adjust the Listening Volume
Figure 2-8 shows the Adjust the Microphone Volume screen. Click the Test button and follow the onscreen instructions to adjust the microphone volume, and then click Next.
Figure 2-8 Adjust the Microphone Volume
After this you will have completed the Audio Tuning Wizard. The final screen now appears, as shown in Figure 2-9.
Figure 2-9 Complete the Audio Tuning Wizard
Click Finish to close the wizard and open the Preferences window. The Preferences window is shown in Figure 2-10.
Figure 2-10 Preferences Window
In the Preferences window, click the Network tab. If option 150 pointing to the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express has been set in the DHCP profile, the Use the default TFTP servers radio button will already be selected and the IP of the TFTP server(s) will be visible, as shown in Figure 2-11.
Figure 2-11 Network Preferences – Use the Default TFTP Servers
Click the Audio tab. The audio properties chosen during audio tuning appear, as shown in Figure 2-12.
Figure 2-12 Audio Preferences
Click the Directories tab, as shown in Figure 2-13. Enter the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express administrator username and password.
Figure 2-13 Directories Preferences
Click OK. Cisco IP Communicator now registers with CME.
Open Cisco IP Communicator. An application appears, as shown in Figure 2-14.
Figure 2-14 Cisco IP Communicator
Cisco IP Communicator is ready to place or receive calls.
Call statistics, including codec, sender and receiver packet information, and the number of packets sent and received, can be obtained. A call must be in progress to view the call statistics. To view the call stats, click ?, as shown in Figure 2-15, and then click the far end call termination (in this case directory number 5001), as shown in Figure 2-16.
Figure 2-15 Call in Progress Between 5001 and 5002
Figure 2-16 Choosing the Appropriate Connection to See the Call Statistics
Figure 2-17 shows the call statistics of the current call. Call statistics include sender and receiver codecs, sound bite size, jitter, and any lost packets.
Figure 2-17 Call Statistics