VCS Expressway redirect incoming internet call without consuming call license?

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Jun 13th, 2012
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I am trying to redirect video calls from internet to our VCS-E back to internet with rewritten domain.

This works but it consumes a call licenses during the call.

Have somebody a solution for just redirecting a call without keeping the VCS involved in the call?



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awinter2 Wed, 06/13/2012 - 04:23
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setting 'Call routed mode' on the VCS-E to 'Optimal' would be the way to do this.

With this set, the VCS will remove itself from the call signaling path whenever possible.

- Andreas

RenzKanwischer Wed, 06/13/2012 - 06:27
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Thanks for the hint, Andreas

but this is not working here :-(

H.323 call comes, domain is changed and routed via DNS out to the internet again.

Media is not routed, but Control is and consumes a license.

awinter2 Wed, 06/13/2012 - 06:32
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even when set to optimal call routing, the VCS-E would consume a call license until the call is fully connected.

There are also a range of scenarios where the VCS-E would have to remain in the call signaling path, these are outlined on page 198 of the VCS Admin guide for X7.1, section 'Call routed mode'.

Can you explain the call scenario here, in terms of call protocols (SIP/H323), IP protocols (IPv4/IPv6) and the other involved parties in this particular call?

- Andreas


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