How do I create a corporate directory (LDAP)?

    Create a corporate directory to sync your Microsoft Active Directory or Open LDAP directory to all your phones.

    Important: Please excuse our mess while we improve your admin experience! We are in the process of migrating all accounts to the new admin experience. The article below is meant for admins who use to administer their account. If you're an admin who uses, please refer to: How do I create a corporate directory (LDAP)?
    Before you begin: You must have admin or super admin permissions.
    About this task: The following configuration is advanced. You should be familiar with LDAP and work closely with your directory admin during setup.
    Note: Corporate directories are only supported on Cisco MPP, Cisco SPA, Polycom, Snom, VTech, and Yealink devices. All other devices need to be set up manually per the manufacturer’s specifications.
    1. Sign in at
    2. Select Corporate Directories in the left sidebar and then select Add Corporate Directory.
    3. Enter a Name, Host (optional), and Port for the corporate directory.
    4. Select and then select the new corporate directory to configure its settings.
    What to do next:
    Tip: If your organization has multiple directories, you can add each of them, designate one as the system default, and then override that default on individual devices as needed ( learn how ).