Hot-Dial with Cisco Call-Manager Express
Private Line Automatic Ringdown (PLAR) or Hot-dial configuration is a feature that allow you to make an automatic call just by picking up your phone handset or going of-hook.
Configuration on Cisco CME:
First, configure an ephone directory 15 with number #2000 (for example), and automate making a call to the number #4000
ephone-dn 15 description Pickup_To_Call number 2000 trunk 4000
Second, associate the MAC address of a Cisco IP phone with an ephone configuration ephone 15
ephone 1 description Hot-Dial-Phone mac-address 0026.9944.abcd button 1:15
When you will pick up the handset of the IP Phone with mac-address 0026.9944.abcd, an auto call will be performed to the #4000 number.