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Yealink: Multicast Paging Setup

Yealink: Multicast Paging Setup

Scope:

The following steps will allow you to setup Multicast Paging on both the sender and receiver Yealink phones. This will enable you to speak to receivers. All receivers must have the Handset connected to SIP Device in order for Mutlicast to auto answer.

Requirements:

  • Access to Yealink Phone's UI
  • Access to the Manager Portal

How to configure Yealink Phone as a Page Sender

Via Override

  1. Log in to the Manager Portal
  2. Go to Inventory > Phone Hardware
  3.  Click Edit for the device you would like to set up
  4. Go to Advanced > Overrides and enter the following:

NOTE: Replace "X" with whichever line key number you would like to set up Paging on

#Multicast Paging
linekey.X.type="24"
linekey.X.value="224.0.1.116:5001"
linekey.X.line="0"
linekey.X.label="Paging"
linekey.X.extension="0"
linekey.X.xml_phonebook="0"

  5. Click Save and Resync


Via Web GUI

  1. Obtain the IP address of the phone and log onto the web GUI.
  2. Select DSS Key.
  3. In the desired Line Key, select "Paging" from the Type dropdown menu.
  4. Enter 224.0.1.116:5001 on "Value" field.
  5. Enter the name under the "Label" field. This will be the name shown on the phone screen.
  6. Enter under the Extension field. This is for the channel you will be used for paging. 
  7. Click Confirm to accept the changes.
  8.  A-Line key will appear on your phone screen. This is where you will be able to press on a key and talk to listeners.

How to configure Yealink Phone as a Page Receiver

Via Override

  1. Log in to the Manager Portal
  2. Go to Inventory > Phone Hardware
  3. Click Edit for the device you would like to set up
  4. Go to Advanced > Overrides and enter the following:
#Paging Receiver Setup
multicast.listen_address.1.label="Page"
multicast.listen_address.1.ip_address="224.0.1.116:5001"

   5. Click Save and Resync


Via Web GUI

  1. Go to Directory > Multicast IP
  2. Enter 224.0.1.116:5001 under "Listening Address" 
  3. Enter any name under the "Label" field. This will show as a caller ID when sender multicast to all listeners.
  4. The same channel you set up for the Sender. This will allow the Listening phone to receive the Sender's Page. In this case, set it to 0
  5. Click Confirm.

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