Plugging a Computer into a Cisco Phone

Issue/Question

Can I plug in a computer to the other port on my telephone?

Environment

  • Cisco Phones

Resolution

By default, the extra port on your Cisco phone is disabled. WKU IT will enable the port if you meet the following criteria: 

  1. There are no other cabled solutions within close proximity. 
  2. The only devices that may be chained to the Cisco phone are desktop computers and printers. 
  3. The device must be stationary and not a device that is moved on a regular basis. 

 Note:  It is preferable for printers to be used with this connection over desktop computers due to the possible variations in traffic that desktop computers might have.

If you meet the above criteria and need to have the port enabled on your Cisco phone please contact the ITS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 1699
Created
Wed 8/19/15 3:23 PM
Modified
Tue 5/21/19 11:03 AM