Solved

Cisco Timeslots Question

Posted on 2007-03-30
6
242 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I am about to change a leased line from a 56k to a t1. What I want to know is if I am on side A, and set the local timeslots to 24, will I still be able to communicate accross it before I change side B to 24? Basically, I want to know if I can do the job from one side, or if I have to spend the day on the road. Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:nalanbar
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
Sorenson earned 125 total points
ID: 18825787
No, connectivity will be lost once you change the timeslots on one side.

In addtion, be sure that you have hardware that will support the change.  Typically 56k lines are DS0 (56/64k) and T-1 lines are DS1 ( 24 channels of 56/64k).  This type of upgrade usually requires a move from a wic-1dsu-56 to a wic-1dsu-t1 card.   As a further gotcha to watch out for cisco changed revisions on their wic-1dsu-t1 cards 2 years ago.  You will need to check to see if you need a wic-1dsu-t1v2 or v1 card.  Most 2600s, 1700s, 1600s, etc need the v1 card, and 2800s, 3800s, need a v2 card but here are exceptions.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Sorenson
ID: 18825797
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:nalanbar
ID: 18825800
I have the proper hardware, I just don't want to spend two hours driving for a ten minute process. Oh well.
0
VMware Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

In this expert guide, you’ll learn about the components of a Modern Data Center. You will use cases for the value-added capabilities of Veeam®, including combining backup and replication for VMware disaster recovery and using replication for data center migration.

 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Sorenson
ID: 18825823
Can you use an out of band method to control the routers on both sides?  PCanywhere into a host on the other side, then telnet to the ethernet side of the router, or configure a modem to dial into the remote router to control it?  Either way, I would have somebody on the remote side for "remote hands" if they are needed?
0
 
LVL 79

Expert Comment

by:lrmoore
ID: 18828410
Changing from 56k DDS to a T1 is a physical change in the drop, and physical change of the DSU from 56k DSU to T1 DSU. Somebody has to put hands on anyway..
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:nalanbar
ID: 18830259
Yeah, but I can have the local person change the card. That part is easy enough. Oh well. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

Join & Write a Comment

When replacing some switches recently I started playing with the idea of having admins authenticate with their domain accounts instead of having local users on all switches all over the place. Since I allready had an w2k8R2 NPS running for my acc…
Network ports are the threads that hold network communication together. They are an essential part of networking that can be easily ignore or misunderstood, my goals is to show those who don't have a strong network foundation how network ports opera…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now