Managing GTm configuration settings
Managing GTm FamilyLast updated May 9, 2017
This article describes settings that you can configure for the GTm 5250 and 5140. Configuration settings for both Maestro and individually managed GTms are described below. Follow these instructions to get started, then choose your specific configuration setting for more information:
- On the GTm 5250 or 5140 touchscreen controller, press the settings button to view settings and the IP address.
- Select a configuration, then follow the instructions in the relevant configuration section below.
- If there is a proxy server for your deployment, you need to configure the details of that
- Open Maestro and click Manage to the right of the meeting room that contain the GTm you want to configure.
- General tab
, specify the following settings in the:
- Language: the language presented on the GTm endpoint
- Timezone: the timezone in which the meeting room is located
- Skype tab
- Sign-In Address: the Skype address for the endpoint
- Username: the username associated with the sign-in address, if any
- Password: the password associated with the Skype address
- Automatic Connection Settings: if enabled, the server settings connect automatically where possible. If you cannot or do not want to connect automatically, disabling this setting allows you to set the Internal Server Name and External Server Name
- Microphone selection: If you have connected a StarLeaf microphone, ensure StarLeaf XLR microphones is selected. If you have connected a third-party XLR microphone, select Third-party microphones. If you have connected a microphone or a microphone mixer to the Line In connector,
select Line In.
Additional settings exist for each microphone option
- Frequency: when you have connected a camera to the codec, adjust the power line Frequency setting
- If you have QoS configured on your network, you can configure the GTm with the relevant settings and enable traffic shaping
- Copy Skype For Business Credentials: if your credentials for Exchange and Skype for Business are not the same, you can choose to copy the credentials
- Enable Autodiscovery: if enabled, configuration settings are automatically discovered. If you cannot or do not want to configure this automatically, disabling this setting allows you to set the EWS URL
- Interface: switch between the Classic StarLeaf GTm interface and the Skype for Business interface. Functionally, these two interfaces are the same
- Lock Touch Panel: lock the touchscreen controller and set a 4-digit unlock PIN
- Enable ECAPI: if you want to enable the use of the API, an ECAPI Key is provided. This is a 32-character key specific to the endpoint
For more information on the Maestro management platform, refer to Introduction to Maestro.
If you are using an unmanaged GTm configuration, that is, you aren’t managing your GTm endpoints through the Maestro management platform, you need to change the configuration settings for each GTm you have separately, from the web interface.
- Click on the settings link under Status and go to
The GTm signs in to the Skype for Business/Lync server:
These credentials are for the GTm endpoint but do not PIN protect the touchscreen controller. The credentials can be used to protect the web interface settings, unless these credentials have been manually changed under the Exchange Web Services section.
. Type the authentication details of the new user account and select changes.
Microsoft Office 365 users must enter the sign-in address and password. On-premise Lync/Skype for Business users must enter sign-in address, username, and password.
- Specify the Standby timeout in settings. You can choose to either disable the timeout, or set it to five minutes.
- Specify the StarLeaf Touch user interface style in
- If your deployment has an on-premise Microsoft Lync or Skype for Business server, upload the required certificate authority to connect
to your deployment. To do this, go to
- Choose the NTP Server you would like to use to set the internet time or specify your own under the .
- By default, the
These credentials are only to unlock the web interface for the GTm. The Skype for Business credentials are still required for the GTm endpoint itself.
use the same credentials as the Skype for Business login for the GTm endpoint. If you want to use different credentials to lock the web interface, deselect the Use same as credentials Skype for Business option and specify the email address, username, and password that you want to use instead.
If you are configuring a GTm 5250, you can also adjust the audio settings. Go toonce you have connected one of the following:
- StarLeaf microphones:
If you have connected a StarLeaf microphone, ensure StarLeaf XLR microphones is selected.
Note that any audio played to Line in connector (PC audio for example) is also mixed with the microphone and sent
to anyone you call. You are able to alter the Line in gain:
- Third-party XLR microphones: If you have connected a third-party XLR microphone, select
You can control phantom power, echo cancellation and gain for the microphone.
Refer to the documentation that accompanied the third-party microphone for
information about what is required. Note that any audio played to Line in
connector (PC audio for example) is also mixed with the microphone and
sent to anyone you call. You are able to alter the
Line in gain:
- Microphones connected to Line-In:
If you have connected a microphone or a microphone mixer to the Line In connector,
select Line In. You can control echo cancellation and
gain for the microphone. Refer to the documentation that accompanied the third-party
microphone for information about what is required:
- : If there is a proxy server for your deployment, you need to configure the details of that for the GTm. Note that this is the same configuration as you would use for a PC running a Skype for Business/Lync client in the same location on your network. To configure the proxy server settings, go to