How to provision Cisco Phones

This article shows tells how to provision Cisco Phones on Monster VoIP

Before You Begin

  1. Connect the phone to the network and power it on. (If you will be using a computer to complete provisioning setup, ensure the phone and computer are on the same VLAN/subnet.)
  2. Via the phone menu, verify that the device has a valid factory-installed device certificate.
    • SPA303 and SPA504G: Press Menu > 10: Product Info > 6 (Certificate: Installed)
    • SPA525G2: Press Menu > 10: Status > 1: Product Info (Certificate: Installed)
  3. You should see the message Certificate: InstalledIf you do not see this, the phone cannot be provisioned for use with Monster VoIP. Please contact the phone's previous owner or the previous service provider for assistance.
  4. Factory reset the phone.
    • SPA303 and SPA504G: Press Menu > 14: Factory Reset
    • SPA525G2: Menu > 9: Device Administration > 6: Factory Reset

Enabling/Disabling Web GUI

Ensure the Web GUI is turned on for the SPA phone before accessing the Web GUI through the IP Address.

  1. Go to Setup
  2. Select Settings
  3. Scroll down and select  Security Configuration
  4. If there is a locked padlock at the top of the screen, press Star, Star, Pound on the keypad to unlock the settings so that they can be edited.
  5. Select Web Access Enabled and press Edit
  6. Press Y/N
  7. Select Save

Using the Web GUI

  1. Find and note the phone's IP address.
    • SPA303 and SPA504G: Press Menu > 9: Network.
    • SPA525G2: Press Menu > 10: Status > 2: Network Status.
  2. On a computer on the same network as the phone, enter the phone's IP address.
  3. Log in to the web GUI and point the endpoint to monster voip's configuration server:
    1. Admin Login > Advanced > Provisioning > Configuration Profile

      Profile Rule:$MA.cfg
    2. Click Submit All Changes. (Phone should reset.)
    3. Once the phone boots back up, access the link below to resync the phone.