Vocera Voice Server and VMP Configuration

Use these steps to configure the Vocera Voice Server and VMP to work together.

  1. Open the Vocera Voice Server Administration Console.
  2. Log on with your administrator credentials.
  3. Select the System view.
  4. Select the License Info tab.
  5. In the VAI Application IP Addresses field, type the VMP Server IP address. For load balanced environments, use comma-separated values.
    Note: If you are using other VAI applications, the IP address for VMP must be the first IP address listed in the VAI address field.
  6. Click Save Changes.
  7. Click the Preferences tab.
  8. If the Enable Auto-Logout Period checkbox is selected, set the auto-logout period to a value greater than 1 Minute. This ensures that clients that use the iOS operating system are not unexpectedly logged out.
  9. Select the Enable VMP checkbox.
  10. Click Save Changes.
  11. Start the VMP Administrator:
    All Programs > VMP > VMP Administrator
  12. In the VMP Login dialog, type admin and the password for the administrator account, and click OK.
  13. Select Configuration > System Options .
  14. Scroll down the System Options dialog to the Vocera Voice section.
  15. Enter the following values:
    Table 1. System option configuration values
    Option Value
    Enabled Select Yes from the dropdown list to enable the use of the Vocera Voice Server with the VMP Server.
    IP Addresses

    Enter the Vocera Voice Server IP address.

    This can be set in the Voice Server dialog box during installation. See Installing the VMP Server for more details.

    If you are using more than one Vocera Voice Server in a clustered environment, separate the IP addresses with commas, and ensure that the active Vocera Voice Server is listed first.

    Port Enter the Vocera Server port number. The default port number is 80.
    Use HTTPS Select Yes or No from the dropdown list as appropriate for your deployment.
    VCG IP Addresses The Vocera Client Gateway IP address, or comma-separated addresses if the Vocera Client Gateway is operating in a clustered environment. These addresses are configured when the Vocera Voice Server is installed and has been synchronized with the VMP Server, and cannot be edited here.
    VMI Message Expiry The number of minutes before VMI (Vocera Messaging Interface) messages sent from the Vocera Voice Server expire.
    Enable Enhanced Voice Server NIO Tomcat Feature Whether to enable support for scaling changes included in the Vocera Voice Server. Ensure that this feature is enabled in the Vocera Voice Server before enabling it in the VMP Server.
    Important: If any of these settings change, you must manually restart the VMP Server. See Starting and Stopping the VMP Server for details on how to do this.
  16. Click OK to save your changes.

After you have configured the Vocera Voice Server and VMP to work with one another, the next step is to import the Vocera Voice Server contacts into the VMP Server. See Importing Vocera Voice Server Contacts for information.