Add Guests to an Active Conference

Users with the Operator role can add guests to an active conference.

Note: If guests with the same dialstring and different extensions are added into a RealPresence DMA ongoing meeting, and then disconnected to the meeting. The guests may not reconnect to the meeting successfully. You need to remove the guests and add them back to the meeting manually.

Procedure

  1. Go to Conference > Monitor View.
  2. Click Filter to filter the All Conference list to include the conference of interest.
  3. From the list of All Conferences, select the conference of interest and click Manage .
  4. Go to Conference Actions > Add Participant.
    1. Click Filter and type all or part of the participant's name (with wildcards) in either of the fields provided.
    2. Click Search.
    3. Select the participant you want from the search results.The guest's name appears in the underlying New Conference Participants list.
  5. To add new guest participants (participants not available from the local directory, enterprise directory, or Guest Book), do the following:
    1. Click the Add Guest radio button.
    2. Fill in the necessary information in the Add Guest dialog.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Close when you are finished adding guests.

    The added participants are listed in the New Conference Participants list at the bottom of the page.

  8. To initiate the system dial out to new participants, select the participants from the New Conference Participants list and click Connect New Participants.

    The system dials out to the participants and adds them to the conference.