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Implementing Cisco Unified Communications: Introducing Dial Plans

Chapter Description

Whether you are implementing single-site or multisite deployments, having a thorough understanding of dial plans and the knowledge of how to implement them on Cisco IOS gateways is essential for any engineer who designs and implements a Cisco Unified Communications network. This chapter describes the characteristics of a dial plan and associated components.

Summary

The main topics covered in this chapter are the following:

  • Public and private numbering plans were contrasted, along with the characteristics and requirements of each.
  • You were introduced to the components of dial plans and their functions. These components include endpoint addressing, call routing and path selection, digit manipulation, calling privileges, and call coverage.
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