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Barracuda Phone System

How do I manually configure my Cisco SPA 8000 to use with my Barracuda Phone System?

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 3 years ago

Solution #00005668


Scope:

This solution applies to All Cisco SPA 8000 firmware versions being configured to work with the Barracuda Phone Systems.


Answer:

The Cisco SPA 8000 is a complex device, but configuring it to work with the Barracuda Phone System can be done in a few steps.

The Following Basic configuration must be done on the device to ensure it communicates with the Barracuda Phone System correctly.

Basic Configuration:
  1. Navigate to the IP address of the SPA 8000 with a web browser.
  2. Click on the link for Admin login, locate on the top right of the page, then click the link labeled Advanced.
  3. Click on Network on the top row, then Click on WAN Status on the Second Row.
  4. Please review and confirm that the network settings on the device are correct. We recommend configuring a static IP address for this device.
    • Note - In spite of the name used, these are the LAN settings for the device
  5. Click Submit All Changes at the bottom of the page.
  6. Click on Voice, located top row, then Click on SIP on the second row.
  7. Navigate to the Section labeled RTP Parameters
  8. Change the following settings:
    • RTP Packet Size - Change from 0.030 to 0.020
    • Handle via Received - Select Yes
    • Insert via Received - Select Yes
    • Handle via rPort - Select Yes
    • Insert via rPort - Select Yes
  9. Click Submit All Changes on the bottom of the page
            
Once Basic configuration is complete, we can configure each of the lines on the SPA 8000.

From the Phone System:
  1. Navigate to Extensions > People, and select the desired user.
  2. Scroll down to the section of the properties page labeled Phones and click Add a Phone.
  3. Select  Generic SIP Device and click the button labeled Add Phone.
  4. Click on the new Phone on the properties and select Phone Information.
  5. Click on the extension number on the left side of the window. These settings will be used for the next set of steps.

From the Cisco SPA 8000:
  1. Click on Voice located on the top row, then Click on L1.
  2. Enter the following data:
    • Line enable - Yes
    • Proxy IP - Enter the domain information provided by the Phone System in the previous section, using From LAN for your local network, or From WAN from outside your local network.
    • Register - Yes
    • Display Name - Extension name of user.
    • User ID - Enter the User ID provided by the Phone System in the previous Section.
    • Password - Enter the Password provided by the Phone System in the previous Section.
    • Used Auth ID - Yes
    • Auth ID - Enter the Auth ID provided by the Phone System in the previous Section.
    • Dialplan - Paste the string (*xx|*xxx|[3469]11|0|00|[2-9]xxxxxx|1xxx[2-9]xxxxxxS0|**x.|**x.*x.|xxxxxxxxxxxx.)
  3. Click Submit All Changes at the bottom of the page.

Repeat the previous two sections for each other line that you wish to configure.


To complete setup, you will need to reboot the Cisco SPA 8000.


Link to this page:

https://campus.barracuda.com/solution/50160000000IY0JAAW


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