How to access XML applications
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How to configure your phone and how to access sample XML applications is the scope of this article. For exploring the XML capabilities of the optiPoint application module you do not necessarily set up your own webserver. Just try out one of the application samples, residing on one of our public internet servers.
Download XML enabled phone SW
Using XML on your Siemens IP-phone requires a CorNet-IP SW starting with V5.1.34. The CorNet-IP provides encryption capabilities. Hence its distribution must follow legal requirements which do not allow unrestricted SW distribution via the Internet. The firmware is only provided by Siemens technicians or by official Siemens Partners. Customers with self-care contracts will have access to SW within the SEBA Web portal.
Another option is to register as "Open Developer" at the Technology Partner Website to get XML-enabled phone-SW.
Configure applications using web-based management
- Obtain the IP-address of your optiPoint 410/420.
- Start your web browser and access phone's web-based management by entering
https://###.###.###.###(IP-address of your phone).
- Follow the link: Administration > Enter Adminpassword (Default: 123456) > Applications > XML Applications (see screen below).
- Select New program to configure a new application.
- Set the appropriate parameters in the New Program form.
For settings please refer to XML developers guide.
|Display Name||<a name of your choice to start application on your APM screen>||length|
|Server Address||testfloor.selfip.org||This is the server name, where demo apps reside|
|Server Port number||80||Standard http-port is used|
|Program name on Server||xml/program_name.xml||all files reside in sub-dir: xml|
|Use Proxy||Yes|| Yes: if you are connected via a proxy to the internet. This will be mostly the case in enterprises. How to: proxy configuration |
No: if your accessing the internet w/o Proxy
|Debug Mode||Disabled||for applications developers only|
|Debug Program On Server||empty||for applications developers only|
- Click Create Program to start generating the program.
This XML tutorial is an ideal tool if you start developing XML applications for the optiPoint application module. In conjunction with the XML developers guide it demonstrates how the different XML-objects behave and appear on the screen.