Voice over IP Quick Start Guide
3What You Should Know
What You Should Know
Thisguideisintendedfordatacommunicationsmanagersortelecommunicationsmanagerswhoareinstalling, conﬁguring, or maintaining voice network modules and interface cards. It assumes thatyoualreadyhaveaworkingIPLANorWAN,orthatyouknowhowtosetoneup,andthatyouwantto add voice capability to it. It does not tell you how to design or install a LAN or WAN, assign IPaddresses, install routers and conﬁgure them for IP trafﬁc, or perform other basic tasks. It alsoassumes that you are familiar with CiscoIOS software, and that you know how to conﬁgure therouters on your LAN or WAN for IP service.For E&M installations, you should also be familiar with telephony concepts and PBX operation.The“ListofTerms”neartheendofthisguideprovidesaglossaryofmanytermsandconceptsusedby voice over IP. For further information on voice over IP features, refer to the
Voice NetworkModule and VoiceInterface Card ConﬁgurationNote
Voice over IP SoftwareConﬁguration Guide
, your router installation and conﬁguration guide, the
Regulatory Complianceand Safety Information
document for your router, and the CiscoIOS conﬁguration guides andcommand references.
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