MGCP Control FXS port on H323 Gateway

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Jan 28th, 2008
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I have a need to ring an analog phone as part of a hunt group. All voice gateways are running H323 configuration. Have been thinking about configuring MGCP (bind to different interface) on the router simply to enable control of one FXS interface even though the router is using H323 for all call routing with Communications Manager 5. Is this possible? Has anyone done this?

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paolo bevilacqua Mon, 01/28/2008 - 14:18
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Yes, MGCP can coexist with other protocols in the same router. I think that you don't even need to bind to another interface, as the CM is smart enough to distinguish what is what.


Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!

Jaime Valencia Mon, 01/28/2008 - 18:07
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in order to allow CUCM to take control over the FXS port do a regular MGCP configuration, if you configure


ccm-manager config server 172.16.240.124

ccm-manager config


then when you create the config in CUCM all the proper commands would be created for the gateway


if not just make sure to create a dial-peer pots in which you choose that voice port and enable the control by typing application mgcpapp, without that command CUCM won't be able to take control of the port


if you need a whole example look at

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/tech/tk1077/technologies_configuration_example09186a00801ad22f.shtml


HTH

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