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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

isdn switch-type — global

Synopsis

isdn switch-type type
no isdn switch-type type

Configures

ISDN switch type

Default

None

Description

There are many different types of ISDN switches in use. The router must be configured with the appropriate switch type in order to interact with the telephone network. While there are exceptions, your geographic location is the best clue to the type of switch in use. Table 17-13 lists common switch types.

Table 17-13. Common ISDN switch types

IOS type

Switch

basic-5ess

AT&T switches (North America)

basic-dms100

Northern Telecom (North America)

basic-ni1

National ISDN-1 (North America)

basic-ts013

Australian

basic-ltr6

German

basic-nwnet3

Net3 switches (Norway)

basic-net3

Net3 switches (Europe/Taiwan)

basic-nznet3

Net3 switches (New Zealand)

vn2

VN2 (French)

vn3

VN3 (French)

ntt

NTT (Japan)

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