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CCVP CVOICE Quick Reference, Second Edition by Kevin Wallace

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Chapter 8. Understanding and Configuring Gatekeepers

An H.323 gatekeeper offers multiple benefits for larger enterprise networks. For example, a gatekeeper can make sure the bandwidth in the IP WAN does not become saturated with too many simultaneous voice calls. This chapter investigates this and many other features of the gatekeeper, in addition to exploring the theory and syntax of a basic gatekeeper configuration. You will also see how to scale your network with multiple gatekeepers.

Gatekeeper Features and Functions

Among a gatekeeper’s many features, some are mandatory, and some are optional. This section distinguishes between the two. In addition, gatekeepers use a series of registration, admission, and status (RAS) messages, and some of ...

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