Chapter 5. Initial Configuration Settings

CUCM configuration includes basic settings plus specific settings that depend on the features and services used. This lesson describes how basic settings on CUCM are configured to enable the system and prepare CUCM for endpoint deployment.

Chapter Objectives

Upon completing this lesson, you will be able to activate required CUCM services and settings to enable features and remove Domain Name System (DNS) reliance, and you will be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Identify elements used for general, initial configuration.

  • Identify network configuration options of CUCM.

  • Identify the reasons for using Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers and enabling DHCP services in CUCM.

  • Describe the reliance on DNS by IP ...

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