Enable auto updates for telephony devices

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 8 Beta

To enable auto updates for telephony devices

  1. Open Telephony.

  2. In the console tree, click the server you want to manage.


    • Telephony/server
  3. On the Action menu, click Properties, and then click the Auto Updates tab.

  4. Select the Enable device status auto updates check box.

  5. Next to Interval, type the Hours and Minutes between automatic updates.


  • Performing this task does not require you to have administrative credentials. Therefore, as a security best practice, consider performing this task as a user without administrative credentials.

  • To open Telephony, click Start, click Run, and then type tapimgmt.msc.

  • The action enabled by this procedure updates only the status information for lines and phones.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


Add a telephony service provider on a telephony server
Export telephony service provider information to a text file
View the status of a telephony service provider's lines or phones
Enable auto updates for telephony devices
Update information for a telephony server