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CVOICE - Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice

CVOICE - Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice


This course will provide an understanding of converged data and voice networks and the challenges native to different network technologies. The course will address, design, planning, and implementation practices. Students will gain hands-on experience through the comprehensive configuration and deployment of VoIP networks. Students will gain skills and knowledge specifically required for integrating media gateways into an enterprise VoIP network. The students will learn how to construct and troubleshoot sophisticated networks that can be used as a template for a real-world IP telephony deployment. The course includes a full day of comprehensive teaching of Quality of Service (QoS) configuration in support of real-time network traffic.

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The course will be covered over 5 days.

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Who Should Attend:

  • CCNP Voice Students completing their certification track
  • Network architects, engineers and support personnel who:
    • Configure and maintain data and voice network devices
    • Are considering various VoIP implementation methodologies
    • Require an understanding of the issues and solutions related to implementation
    • Require an understanding of the technologies associated to packet telephony that are common in service provider and enterprise applications



Detailed Course Curriculum:

Course Objectives

  • Explanation of a voice gateway, how it works, and a description of its components, features, and usage.
  • Describe the configuration and characteristics of VoIP call legs.
  • Describe how to use Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express to implement IP phones systems.
  • Describe a dial plan's components and implementation of a dial plan on a Cisco Unified voice gateway.
  • Explain what Cisco Unified Border Elements and gatekeepers are and which features they can support.
  • Describe the need for QoS and how to implement it on a Cisco Unified Communications network.

What You Will learn in the Course

  • A general VoIP overview, network components, protocols, Codecs, and the requirements for VoIP calls
  • Gateway interconnection configuration to support PSTN and VoIP calls
  • Protocols used on voice gateways for signaling
  • Gateway configuration to support calls using different signaling protocols and call control
  • Dial plan definition, describing each component of a dial plan and how to implement it on a voice gateway
  • CUBE gateway implementation to connect with an Internet Telephony Service Provider (ITSP)
  • Investigation of various traditional telephony connections
  • Configure, troubleshoot and examine the DSP configuration on Cisco's new ISR routers (2811s)
  • H.323 gateways and gatekeepers configuration
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) configuration
  • Examine G.711, G.723, and G.729 voice codec schemes
  • Various Call Admission Control configurations
  • Proper Caller ID configuration
  • Examine real-world connections to Key Telephone Systems, PBXs and the PSTN
  • Router/gateway configuration to link to the public dial plan network via various procedures and protocols


Curriculum Outline:

1. Voice Gateway Introduction
* The Role of Gateways and Cisco UC Networks
* Call Routing and Call Legs on Gateways
* Codecs, Codec Complexity and DSP Functionality
* Voice Ports Configuration on Gateways

2. VoIP Call Legs
* Call Leg Characteristics
* Media Transmission
* Signaling Protocol - H.323
* Signaling Protocol - SIP
* Signaling Protocol - MGCP
* Call Legs Requirements
* Call Legs Configuration

3. Communications Manager Express Endpoints Implementation
* Endpoint Requirements
* Endpoint Configuration

4. Dial Plan Implementation
* Dial Plans and Call Routing
* Digit Manipulation
* Configuration Path Selection
* Configuration Calling Privileges

5. Gatekeeper and CUBE Implementation
* Gatekeepers Fundamentals
* Cisco Unified Border Element

6. QoS
* QoS Models and Mechanisms
* Classification, Marking, and Link Efficiency Mechanisms
* Rate Limiting and Managing Congestion
* Cisco AutoQoS

Curriculum Labs:

Lab 1: Topology and Deployment
An overview of network topologies and common deployments

Lab 2: NTP, VLAN and DHCP Configuration
NTP, VLAN and DHCP General Configuration

Lab 3: Configuring Voice Ports
Voice Ports General Configuration

Lab 4: Configuring the Communications Manager Express
Communications Manager Express Configuration and Testing

Lab 5: VoIP Dial Peers - Dial Plan Lab 1
Dial Plan and Call Routing Configuration for VoIP Dial Peers

Lab 6: PSTN Dial Peers - Dial Plan Lab 2
Dial Plan and Call Routing Configuration for PSTN Dial Peers

Lab 7: H.323 Gateway Configuration and Codec Parameters
H.323 Gateway Configuration and Testing

Lab 8: SIP Gateways
SIP Gateways Configuration and Testing

Lab 9: SCCP and SIP Endpoint Configuration
SCCP and SIP Endpoint Configuration and Testing

Lab 10: Digit Manipulation - Dial Plan Lab 3
Digit Manipulation Configuration and Testing

Lab 11: Configuring Path Selection - Dial Plan Lab 4
Path Selection configuration and Testing

Lab 12: Classes of Restriction and Calling Privileges
Calling Privileges and Class of Restriction Configuration and Testing

Lab 13: Call Coverage
Call Coverage Configuration and Testing

Lab 14: Gatekeeper Configuration
Gatekeeper Configuration and Testing

Lab 15: Call Admission Control
Call Admission Control Configuration and Testing

Lab 16: Cisco Unified Border Element Configuration
Configuring and Testing Cisco Unified Border Element

Lab 17: AutoQoS Configuration
Configuring and Testing Auto QoS

Lab 18: SIP Trunking
Configuring and Testing SIP Trunks

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Prerequisites?
* An understanding of networking fundamentals, including IP switching and routing, LANs and WANs.
* The equivalent inter-networking skills and knowledge of Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2 (ICND2).
* Ability to enable VLANs and DHCP and configure and operate Cisco routers and switches.
* Knowledge of traditional PSTN technologies and operations.
* ICND2 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2
* ICOMM - Introduction to Cisco Voice and UC Administration v8.0

Certifications

CCNA. CCENT. CCNA