Chapter 8 Configuring H.323 Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers are a major part of medium to large H.323 VoIP network solutions. When used, these components allow for dial-plan scalability and reduce the need to manage global dial plans locally. In this chapter, you will learn the functions of a gatekeeper and directory gatekeeper. Additionally, you will learn how to configure gatekeepers to inter-operate with gateways and how to provide gatekeeper redundancy in medium to large VoIP networks.

H.323 Gatekeeper Fundamentals

This section reviews the functions and roles of gatekeepers and directory gatekeepers. Also, this section discusses in depth the Registration, Admission, and Status (RAS) signaling sequencing between gateways and gatekeepers and discusses ...

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