Siemens Unify OpenScape Business X8. SMDR/CDR data format and connection settings

This data is being extracted with help of the "Advanced PBX Data Logger" software only. It may not applicable for other software titles.

Configuring Siemens Unify OpenScape

The settings below are also applicable for:
Unify Openscape Business X3 V1/V2 or V3
Unify Openscape Business X5 V1/V2 or V3
Unify Openscape Business X8 V1/V2 or V3

1. Go to WEB GUI → Basic Settings → Call charges → Output format.
2. Select the necessary format of call records. The compressed output must be DISABLED.
3. Select the output format "LAN-TCP-Client".
4. Specify the IP address of the computer with our software in the "TCP-Client" field.
5. Adjust other CDR settings as shown below.
6. Download the KDS file from your PBX using HiPath Manager.
7. Change the "Separator" option in CDR settings to blank. By default, it is set to "|". This option only available with HiPath Manager and not in web GUI.
8. Save and apply the changes.

Siemens Unify OpenScape Business X8 1

Siemens Unify OpenScape Business X8 3

Configuring Advanced PBX Data Logger

Advanced PBX Data Logger should be configured to the TCP server mode and listen on (see below). The port number should match the value from the SMDR settings in Siemens Unify Openscape Office.

TCP Server Mode for Siemens Unify Openscape Office



Data items

DescriptionData typeColumn name
Call timedatetimeCALL_TIME
Call durationdatetimeCALL_DURATION
Call duration (s)integerCALL_DURATION_S
Call typestringCALL_TYPE
Caller phonestringCALLER_PHONE

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