Enhanced 911 (E.911) Parameters

Use the following parameters to configure E.911.

Table 1. E.911 Parameters

Template

Parameter Permitted Values Change Causes Restart or Reboot
features.cfg feature.E911.locationInfoSchema

HYBRID (default) - SIP invites use an XML schema as per the RFC4119 and RFC5139 standards.

RFC 4119 - SIP invites use an XML schema as per the RFC4119 standards.

RFC5139 - SIP invites use an XML schema as per the RFC5139 standards.

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.server

NULL (default)

Set the IP address or hostname of the Location Information Server (LIS) address. For example, host.domain.com or https://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.

0 - 255

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.username

NULL (default)

Set the user name used to authenticate to the LIS.

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.password

NULL (default)

Set the password used to authenticate to the Location Information Server.

0-255

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.identity

Set the vendor-specific element to include in a location request message. For example, ‘companyID’.

NULL (default)

String 255 character max

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.identityValue

Set the value for the vendor-specific element to include in a location request message.

NULL (default)

String 255 character max

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.locationRetryTimer

Specify the retry timeout value in seconds for the location request sent to the Location Information Server (LIS).

The phone does not retry after receiving location information received through the LIS.

60 seconds (default)

60 - 86400 seconds

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.nai.enable

0 (default) – The NAI is omitted as a device identity in the location request sent to the LIS.

1 - The NAI is included as a device identity in the location request sent to the LIS.

No

site.cfg

locInfo.source

Specify the source of phone location information. This parameter is useful for locating a phone in environments that have multiple sources of location information.

LLDP (default for Generic Base Profile) – Use the network switch as the source of location information.

MS_E911_LIS (default for Lync Base Profile) – Use the Skype for Business Server as the source of location information.

CONFIG – You can manually configure the source of location information for Skype for Business.

LIS – Use the location information server as the source of location information. Generic Base Profile only.

DHCP – Use DHCP as the source of location information. Generic Base Profile only.

If location information is not available from a default or configured source, the fallback priority is as follows:

Generic Base Profile: No fallback supported for Generic Base Profile

Lync Base Profile: MS_E911_LIS > CONFIG > LLDP

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.label

Enter a label for the location.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.country

Enter the country where the phone is located.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.A1

Enter the national subdivision where the phone is located. For example, a state or province.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.A3

Enter the city where the phone is located.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.PRD

Enter the leading direction of the street location.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.RD

Enter the name of road or street where the phone is located.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.STS

Enter the suffix of the name used inlocInfo.x.RD. For example, street or avenue.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.POD

Enter the trailing street direction. For example, southwest.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.HNO

Enter the street address number of the phone’s location.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.HNS

Enter a suffix for the street address used in locInfo.x.HNS. For example, A or ½.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.LOC

Enter any additional information that identifies the location.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.NAM

Enter a proper name to associate with the location.

Null (default)

No

Lync.cfg

locInfo.x.PC

Enter the ZIP or postal code of the phone’s location.

Null (default)

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.enabled

0 (default) – Disable the E.911 feature.

1 – Enable the E.911 feature.

The INVITE sent for emergency calls from the phone includes the geolocation header defined in RFC 6442 and PIDF presence element as specified in RFC3863 with a GEOPRIV location object specified in RFC4119 for in Open SIP environments.

This parameter is mutually exclusive of the GENBAND E.911 feature and if this parameter and feature.genband.E911.enabled are enabled, this parameter takes precedence.

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.requestType

Any (default) - Send a request to the Location Information Server (LIS) to return either ‘Location by Reference’ or ‘Location by Value’. Note this is not the ‘Any’ value referred to in RFC 5985.

Civic – Send a request to the LIS to return a location by value in the form of a civic address for the device as defined in RFC 5985.

RefID – Send a request to the LIS to return a set of Location URIs for the device as defined in RFC 5985.

No

site.cfg

voIpProt.SIP.header.priority.enable

0 (default) – Do not include a priority header in the E.911 INVITE message.

1 - Include a priority header in the E.911 INVITE message.

No

site.cfg

voIpProt.SIP.header.geolocation-routing.enable

0 (default) – Do not include the geolocation-routing header in the E.911 INVITE message.

1 - Include the geolocation-routing header in the E.911 INVITE message.

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.secondary.server

Set the IP address or hostname of the secondary Location Information Server (LIS) address. For example, host.domain.com or https://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.

NULL (default)

0-255

Dotted-decimal IP address

Hostname

Fully-qualified domain name (FQDN)

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.secondary.username

Set a user name to authenticate to the secondary Location information Server (LIS).

NULL (default)

String

0-255

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.HELD.secondary.password

Set a password to authenticate to the secondary LIS.

NULL (default)

String

No

site.cfg

feature.E911.usagerule.retransmission

0 (default) - The recipient of this location object is not permitted to share the enclosed location information, or the object as a whole, with other parties.

1 - Distributing this location is permitted.

No