Cisco SIP Gateway configuration: The Ultimate Guide

Cisco SIP Gateway configurationConnecting the Cisco IOS Voice Gateway to CUCM via SIP has been the preferred way to do it in the past couple of years.
The slowly dying H323 protocol (ISDN based) is not being developed anymore while SIP (HTTP based) became the industry standard for VoIP. So whenever PSTN connection is implemented via an IOS Voice Gateway, the choice should be really between SIP & MGCP.
This is how it’s done, step by step, using SIP

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On Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Packet Capture & enabling Root access

As you may know, starting of version 10.6 of Prime Collaboration Assurance packet capture became quite tricky. It happened due to Cisco’s decision to disable Root access on the server. Fortunately, Cisco didn’t quite swallow the key.

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3 reasons you fail the CCIE lab exam. 2 of which, no one talks about.

CCIE labPassing the CCIE lab exam is a bitch. Why? Because there is a lot to it, and I’m not talking about technical stuff only.

Many talented technology oriented guys are failing the CCIE lab exam each day. And it’s not that they are not familiar with the technology, trust me they are. They probably spent hundreds of hours in the lab, not to mention the theoretical reading.
And still, the bigger they are the harder they fall. But Why???
Let us try to break it down. Continue reading 3 reasons you fail the CCIE lab exam. 2 of which, no one talks about.

Essential CSR 11.5 features. Part III- Unity Connection is in the mix

Copywriters, brace yourselves, Unity Connection 11.5 is coming!

Unity Connection 11.5 voice mail After discussing version 11.5 of IM&P and CUCM its Unity Connection 11.5 turn.
Although no records were broken with the number of new features, there are definitely some new exiting ones.  Here is a sneak peek of what Unity Connection 11.5 has to offer. Continue reading Essential CSR 11.5 features. Part III- Unity Connection is in the mix