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Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

Attempting to register a 1230 ip phone on BCM 450 6.0. Phone supposedly new. When I plug in for first time, "loading bootC" comes up. How do I get it to come up normally? I simply want to register it to the BCM using the network DHCP like the other thousand's of ip phones I've registered before.

RE: Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

Sounds like it might have SIP firmware and needs to be put back to Unistim...wait for other pro's to reply.


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RE: Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

Looks as though the phone does not have any f/ware loaded onto it. Believe it or not there was a time when Nortel/Avaya where sending the 12xx series out to site like this to overcome a firmware download loop problem with the CS1000's.

The phone would touch the CS1K, download whatever f/ware image was on the server, and if the phone was running a later image as delivered the phone would reject the f/ware file, reboot and repeat the download. The phone would again reject the file and start the whole process over again.

Anyway, i digress...

Providing whatever DHCP server you are using as been configured with the correct 'DHCP option 128 string' then the phone should make a TFTP request to the BCM for the f/ware file. The BCM will then offer the file to the phone and the phone will then download the file and reboot, find the BCM again and then ask for a DN.

Post back with your setup regarding DHCP and i'll try and help.



RE: Avaya 1230 ip Phone Registration Trouble

One time I received a 1230 from Ebay, and the phone had foreign ringtones and functionality....I'll never understand why it was this way. I was finally able to re-image it to a Nortel Unistim protocol. Anyone ever come across this?

Joseph Sus Jr. Nortel Emetrotel Consultant

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