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[Software] UC Software 5.6.0 has been released

Polycom Employee & Community Manager

[Software] UC Software 5.6.0 has been released

UC Software 5.6.0 ( and release notes are now published

on the Polycom Support web page.


What is included in this release?     


For a full list of features and fixes, please have a look at the Release Notes.


Open SIP


  • Added support to the following BroadSoft Directories along with the existing Enterprise Directory for the 5.6.0 release: Group Directory, Group Common Directory, Enterprise Common Directory, and Personal Directory
  • Server-based Call Waiting feature
  • The BroadSoft Server-Based Redial feature
  • The BroadSoft Executive-Assistant menu can be simplified via new configurations
  • Menu items on the Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) menus can be viewed or hidden
  • TLS Protocol configuration support for supported applications
  • Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) is supported, which is RFC 5357 compliant
  • Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 140-2) compliant cryptography is supported
  • The Admin can specify which SIP request and response messages to use to retrieve caller ID information
  • Call Line Identification, showing the caller and callee’s identity
  • A disconnect alert tone tells the user when the remote party or network disconnects in an active call
  • Open SSL Library Upgrades



  • VVX D60 now works in tandem with Flexible line key on VVX business media phones
  • The number of registered handsets can be controlled
  • Admin can control the pairing permissions for the user
  • Manual pairing for VVX D60 base station and VVX Business Media Phone
  • Continuous attempt to re-pair from VVX to base station in un-pairing occurs due to a power outage or the base station is powered off
  • Call handoff between VVX phones and D60
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