Brian, paging on UC is only supported when phones are actually registered to the UC server and it is functioning as your PBX. In your setup, the 7100 is your PBX and UC is present for some auxiliary functions, so paging would have to be set up on the 7100.
Paging groups can be configured on the 7100, but they're limited to 16 users each. Your options if you wanted to page everyone would be to connect an external paging system to the port on the back of the 7100 or to try implementing this:
Essentially, that guide goes through creating multiple paging groups on the 7100 and creating an auto-attendant service on UC that records a message, then calls each paging group in sequence to play the message.
Cool, I can handle that. The extensions not being present (or immediately listed where I was looking) was what was throwing me off. We started out with just the 7100, so I was pretty good with just that, but I missed out on some of the things the UC Server "took over" from the 7100.
Thanks a ton for the answer!
One follow up question, however:
Enabling "Paging" on the Polycom VVX 410 phones: ADTRAN/Polycom Group Paging Configuration Guide
I did this:
1. Browse to the IP address of your NetVanta 7000 series GUI http://<ip address>/admin, for example:
2. Navigate to the Voice > IP Phone Globals > Global Files page.
3. On the Polycom customer-sip.cfg tab paste in <ptt ptt.pageMode.enable="1" ptt.pageMode.codec="G.711Mu"/> inside the <localcfg> tags.
4. Click Save.
But, when I rebooted my phone it did not show the "Paging" option. I then went into my phone's admin options and manually enabled paging, and it did show up upon rebooting.
So...am I doing it right? Should I be enabling paging like this? Will I have to enable paging manually on each phone? (Which I actually could do...)
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Brian, you don't need to enable that in every phone. If you're using the aforementioned guide in conjunction with UC, the phone doesn't even really know that it's paging anything, it's just making a phone call. Thanks