I've got CME 11.0 and the 8851, 8845 IP Phones.
Both phones have graphical display: 800 × 480, 24.
I want to upload a custom wallpaper so I've created a List.xml which contains the bellow.
<ImageItem Image="TFTP:Desktops/800x480x24/P1-Thumb.png" URL="TFTP:Desktops/800x480x24/P1.png"/>
I've also resized the picture with dimensions 800*480 for the normal picture and 200*120 for the thumbnail.
All the files (P1.png, P1-Thumb.png, List.xml) are uploaded to the directory: flash:/Dekstops/800x480/
I've also added the bellow commands to the configuration:
Unfortunately when I go to the phone I can't see any background apart from the default one.
Is there anything wrong with what I've done?
Should I add the bellow commands instead??
tftp-server flash:/Desktops/800x480x24/P1.png load P1.png
tftp-server flash:/Desktops/800x480x24/P1-Thumb.png load P1-Thumb.png
tftp-server flash:/Desktops/800x480x24/List.xml load List.xml
Thank you in advance.
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Can you tftp download these same files from CME using your own tftp client on your machine?
If not (and nothing blocking tftp in between etc), try serving up these files on CME without initial "/" in flash:/
Also you can "debug tftp event " to see what is happening...
You are right my friend as whith "debug tftp events" the phone required the "Desktops/800x480x24/List.xml" and not the"/Desktops/800x480x24/List.xml"
So the right ones are the below and "alias" was not needed at all.
Now the only problem remaining is that the thumbnail does not have the right dimensions and when searching for wallpapers from the menu of the phone I see an "x" despite the fact that when I press set, the big picture shows correctly as a wallpaper in the phone.
In addition if we have 7970 which has a display of 320x234, the .png image is 320x212 because we have the time on the top of the phone that cuts a little bit of the image. So the thumbnail is 1/4 of the 320x212 which is 80x53.
In the same way 8851, 8845 have a display of 800x480. So I made a .png image with dimensions 800x480 and a thumbnail with 200x120. Something must be wrong because my big picture is cut on the top of the phone and the thumbnail does not exist in the menu.
Does anyone know the right dimensions of the .png big and small image??
Yes the thumbnail dimensions are sometimes a bit funny. The doco says 1/4 of the full wallpaper image but rarely is that the case exactly. Doco is sketchy...
Best way is to find out is TFTP down an existing viewable thumb image to your machine with a tftp client and then look at its details and then match that size/colour depth on your one you wish to upload.
1) Resize the pictures both Thumbnail and Big picture.
2) Create the List.xml file.
3)Pass all the above to the CUCME flash:Desktops/800x480x24/....
4) Configure the tftp commands. Alias keyword is not needed.
I don't think that restart or reset is needed on the phones because when you go to the Wallpapers from the phones menu that moment it requires the Picture from the CUCME and this happens for every phone manually and independently.
Also Common Phone Profile is not needed.
I know this is an old thread, but could you tell me the maximum number of allowed wallpapers? Someone told me 50 but I haven't been able to find anything on it.
That's right. The List.xml file can include up to 50 background images (Page 6)
Hope this helps!
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You are missing the alias keyword in tftp-server. debug tftp events to see the requested file name and put it in the alias.