Polycom Unified Communications (UC) Software 5.9.0 is a release for Open SIP and Skype for Business on-premise deployments. These release notes provide important information on software updates, phone features, and known issues.
Future Feature Releases For VVX Business Media Phones
With the end of sale of some models of VVX business media phones, the following phone models will no longer receive new features:
As a result, UC Software 5.9.0 will be the last release to contain significant feature development for these models. Future major feature releases will not include images to support these models. In line with the Polycom End of Life policy, Polycom will continue to provide bug fixes in maintenance and patch releases on the UC Software 5.9.x stream. For details, see the Polycom End of Life Policy.
Polycom UC Software 5.9.0 supports the following Polycom accessories.
Skype for Business
Polycom® VVX® Camera
Polycom® VVX® Color Expansion Module
Polycom® VVX® Expansion Module
Polycom® EagleEye™ Mini Camera
Polycom® VVX® EM 50 Expansion Module
Polycom UC Software 5.9.0 includes the following new features and enhancements:
● Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) ● Device Analytics Support for PDMS-SP ● Multilevel Precedence and Preemption (MLPP) for Assured Services - Session Initiation Protocol (AS-SIP) On Shared Lines ● Support for H.264 Packetization Mode 1 and H.264 Constrained Baseline Profile
● Enhanced Busy Lamp Field (BLF) ● Busy Lamp Field Hold Alerting ● Busy Lamp Field(BLF) Spontaneous Call Appearance on Per BLF Basis ● Enhanced Feature Key Macro Actions ● Retrieve Logs from Support Information Package Page in the Web Configuration Utility ● Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol ● Privacy for Call Logs and Contacts ● Enhancement to Wireless Network Connectivity ● Call Hold Timer ● GZIP Encoding of SIP INFO Messages ● Enhanced Boss-Admin for VVX Phones
Enable the Feature either on the Phone via Menu => Settings => Advanced => Administrator Settings => Enhanced Boss-Admin:
or via configuration:
In order to add/remove delegates simply press the Forward Key
Select the Skype for Business line
Choose "Edit Delegates"
Add the Delegate
Search for the Delegate to add
A new Icon symbolises the Boss-Admin
● Web Sign In for Skype for Business On-Premise Deployment
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