VG224 licensing

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I have a customer that wants to provide analog phone service for various properties they manage. They would use a centralized Call Manager, either BE or CUCM. They have data network connectivity to the buidings that have cat 1 or 3 cable. I want to install VG224s at the locations to provide analog phone service. From other posts, it does not appear that I need DLUs for the VG224s. Is there a limit to how many VG224s I can have on the BE platform? Does each port count as a user against the 500 user limit?

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Tommer Catlin Thu, 07/30/2009 - 08:42
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I built a VG224 in my CUCM 7 system, added 24 ports, built a DN and checked the license, no license was used.

Jonathan Schulenberg Thu, 07/30/2009 - 08:58
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It most definitely counts toward your platform limitation. The 500 users is a reasonably achievable number determined by a certain load profile on the server. In reality, each individual thing, such as a SCCP-registered port on a VG224, has an incremental impact on the system.

The UCM Sizing Tool allows you to build a profile for the MCS7828 but does not account for Unity Connections or Business Edition explicitly.

Otherwise I am not aware of a way to profile the UCM-BE holistically. I admittedly have not searched for one heavily though.


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