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Installing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express


  1. Do I Know This Already? Quiz
  2. Foundation Topics
  3. Exam Preparation Tasks

Chapter Description

Do you understand the details of the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) installation process? Test yourself here.

Exam Preparation Tasks

Review All the Key Topics

Review the most important topics in the chapter, noted with the key topics icon in the outer margin of the page. Table 4-4 lists and describes these key topics and identifies the page number on which each is found.

Table 4-4. Key Topics for Chapter 4

Key Topic Element


Page Number

Table 4-2

Lists hardware platforms supporting CME


Figure 4-2

Shows possible CME integration scenarios



Discusses three types of CME licenses


Example 4-1

Configuration to install CME



Cisco IP phone boot process


Example 4-3

Configuration allowing CME router to act as TFTP server


Example 4-4

Key max-ephones and max-dn commands to enable CME services



Key ip source-address command to enable CME services


Example 4-8

Command to generate IP phone configuration files


Example 4-10

Inside view of the XMLDefault.cnf.xml configuration file


Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory

Print a copy of Appendix C, "Memory Tables" (found on the CD), or at least the section for this chapter, and complete the tables and lists from memory. Appendix D, "Memory Tables Answer Key," also on the CD, includes completed tables and lists to check your work.

Definitions of Key Terms

Define the following key terms from this chapter, and check your answers in the glossary.

  • Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST)
  • IOS license
  • feature license
  • phone user license