WIC and HWIC in a Multilink

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Apr 15th, 2009

I have a current T-1 running on a WIC-1DSU-T1-V2. I am planning on getting a second T from the carrier for a mutlilink connection. Any problem mixing the current card with a HWIC-1DSU-T1 ?

I noticed the WIC is going EOL

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by thotsaphon about 7 years 9 months ago

BRIAN,

Q. How are these HWICs different from WIC-1DSU-T1-V2, WIC-1T, WIC-2T, and WIC-2A/S?

A. The new HWICs have the same software features as the older WICs. The HWIC-1T has a Cisco Smart Serial connector where the WIC-1T had a DB-60 connector. The front-end NEBS protection of HWIC-1DSU-T1 has also been improved.

Please check out this link.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5949/qa_c67-490366.html

You should be fine as long as Box can recognize both interfaces. Then go configure multilink functions.

HTH,

Toshi

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thotsaphon Wed, 04/15/2009 - 07:30

BRIAN,

Q. How are these HWICs different from WIC-1DSU-T1-V2, WIC-1T, WIC-2T, and WIC-2A/S?

A. The new HWICs have the same software features as the older WICs. The HWIC-1T has a Cisco Smart Serial connector where the WIC-1T had a DB-60 connector. The front-end NEBS protection of HWIC-1DSU-T1 has also been improved.

Please check out this link.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5949/qa_c67-490366.html

You should be fine as long as Box can recognize both interfaces. Then go configure multilink functions.

HTH,

Toshi

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