Polycom ip 6000 updating initial configuration
The Polycom SIP phones support a few different methods for software updates, most commonly utilizing a central FTP provisioning server so that all devices will check a single distribution point for configuration changes and new firmware images.The previous article mentioned above contains links with more details on enterprise deployment and management practices.
In your installation process, you will be prompted to download 2.0 which can be downloaded here if not already installed:
It will just take a little time, some elbow grease and some hardware.
To start this off let’s begin with the brains behind it all: the TFTP server, also known as, Trivial FTP server.
garybull781 is right- it took me a while to figure it out, and I'm not sure the procedure below is the best way, but its working for us :) We are running SES 5.1 and I was working with a 6000 (4.1.1, App: 3.0.3).
The best way to manage the phones is with configuration files and a webserver. Assign the configuration server and directory via DHCP option 66 (TFTPSRV). The phone will retrieve from the config server several files: a.