Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

Reconfigure transcoder to gateway

We have a Cat 6000 switch on which there is a WS-X6608-E1 8-port gateway.

3 ports are being used as gateways.

5 ports are being used as transcoders/media termination points.

My query is whether we can temporarily take one transcoder port and convert it to a gateway.

Is it possible to do this?

How can we find out what the impact will be on the remaining transcoders?

How can we reconfigure this?

3 REPLIES
Hall of Fame Super Red

Re: Reconfigure transcoder to gateway

Hi Moiz,

This is very possible. You could take out/change 1 of the MTP/Transcoding ports to a Gateway port and change it back if required. Here are 3 good 6608 docs that should help;

How to Use Cisco CallManager to Configure a Catalyst WS-X6608-T1 Port as a T1 VoIP Gateway

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/products_configuration_example09186a00801152b9.shtml

WS-X6608-T1/E1 Digital Gateway Card on the Catalyst 6000 Platform Problem Resolution

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk1077/technologies_tech_note09186a008045a3c0.shtml

Configuring a Catalyst WS-X6608 Port as DSP Resource for Transcoding and MTP Using Cisco CallManager 3.3(x) and 4.x

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/voicesw/ps556/products_configuration_example09186a00801f9784.shtml

Hope this helps!

Rob

Blue

Re: Reconfigure transcoder to gateway

To add to Rob's excellent post, you can tell how busy your transcoders are with show port voice active X/X. Do this a few times during your busiest call hour for all your transcoders and you will get a good idea of the impact of removing one.

RTMT would also provide this information. Open Performance Monitoring and select Cisco Trancode Devices > Resource Active for each of your transcoders.

Dave

New Member

Re: Reconfigure transcoder to gateway

Thanks a lot to Rob and Dave. I am working with my client to see the outcome.

224
Views
9
Helpful
3
Replies
CreatePlease login to create content