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Wich module for ISDN phone

I need to connect a ISDN phone to my 2800 series router, running call manager express. Can some one please point me in the direction of which card will allow me to make outgoing and accept incoming calls.

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Re: Wich module for ISDN phone

Hi Martin,

You need VIC2-2BRI-NT/TE. Nothing else will work in the 2800. Cable must be crossed (BRI cable, not ethernet).

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Re: Wich module for ISDN phone


Thats good I have a VIC2-2BRI-NT/TE. Could you possibly advise on basic configuration.

Currently the LEDs on the card are off and I can't seem to get them on. The router is detected the module, during bootup. Card is HWIC 0 and I have two PVDM 32 modules installed.

Planned configuration is.

ISDN phone --- cisco 2811 --- IP conection ----cisco 2811 -- BRI.

If you can help me get the phone working that would be great.

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Re: Wich module for ISDN phone

Having used the new crossover cable, as recommended, the LEDs are on.

For anyone else reading this the cabling for a crossover bri cable is attqached.

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