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Completed Lab 2 last night, and I have to say, a definite increase in difficulty level from lab 1. I actually had no idea how to configure one of the tasks initially, but was able to complete the task based on a solution I read on Online Study List.

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I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I myself had a great Holiday season. I always look forward to this time of year and getting to spend time with family and friends. I had every intention to take a couple of days off and not think about voice labs, but I just couldn’t stay away. I actually spent time doing some labs on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Now before you say “What is wrong with this guy, on Christmas?” Let me clarify by saying, It was only for a couple of hours, and I had 100% approval from the “boss” (yes my wife :-) ).

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Here at Blindhog.net, we have issued tutorials for connecting Windows or Linux to a physical network using gns3, but apparently, there is a little difference for MacOSX.  I recently received an email from one of our readers, Ivan Pletenev. Ivan describes how to connect GNS3 to internet through wifi-interface in MacOSX. You will find his writeup below. Thanks Ivan!

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Well, the big news today in the CCIE world is that Cisco has finally announced the much anticipated changes to the CCIE Voice Lab read here. Although I have placed a lot of time in my preparations for the current voice lab, I feel this change is way over due and definitely needed. Not only will it bring the exam contents more in line with what we are deploying in the real world, we can finally get rid of some of those things that are EOS and outdated ( later 6500CatOS, and don’t forget to take your whacked out QoS with ya! )

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With Callmanager, partitions and calling search spaces are utilized for implementing calling restrictions and creating closed dial groups. But what happens when in SRST? During SRST, any call restrictions defined within Callmanager will not apply and all devices will have unrestricted dialing. COR resolves this issue. COR (Class of Restriction) is a Cisco IOS voice gateway feature that enables calling privileges to be applied and is most commonly used with Callmanager Express and SRST.

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to use IPBlue’s VTGO Lite softphone to test skinny phone registration and dialing by running multiple instances of emulated Cisco IP Phones.

This is the fourth tutorial in the Virtual Voice Lab Series for CCIE and CCVP studies.

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My first Proctor Labs voice rack session went well today for the most part. You are given the option of connecting via Cisco VPN Client or EzVPN. I decided to try and use the EzVPN solution so that I could use the phones from my lab. After a little customizing of the EzVPN config that is provided, I was able to get connected.

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Although this is the first tutorial following the Virtual Voice Lab Series introduction, the first tutorials were recorded and posted several months ago.

Install Call Manager 4.x with VMWare

How to install Call Manager 6.x in VMWare

These videos walked through the installation of Call Manager, but nothing more. Before I release a post on how to register phones to the virtual lab, we need to enable the services on the CUCM system and remove dependency on dns.

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Most of us have used voice translations rules for digit manipulation to modify both ANI and DNIS. Did you know that you can also block calls based on ANI?

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Started the weekend off with an 8 hour rack session from CCBootcamp. I had previously purchased several sessions and have decided to use these and save most of my Proctor Labs sessions for when I work through IPexpert’s workbooks Volumes 2 and 3. I spent the first 30 minutes or so making all the Basic Infrastructure Design configurations such as creating vlans, configuring ntp, windows and IOS dhcp, the vg248, and getting phones registered.

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