June 2009 archive

CCNA Voice Study

So these are more or less notes for myself, I am starting study for the CCNA Voice exam and will be posting notes here as typing and reading are just two ways to reinforce the knowledge. Loop start signaling – Is a process in which the end point connects the tip / ring connections together …

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Lacerte Tax 2008 in Restricted User Environment

Those of you that have had the misfortune to have to work in IT and support Lacerte Tax know the pain that it causes. Not only is it written poorly from a Server – client standpoint but also as an application in general. However after much swearing and frustration I have figured out the security …

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Applying CUCM Patches to CUCM 6.1

As we all know all software is broken from the day it ships. CUCM is no exception (Cisco Systems please don’t sue me I’m just stating a fact about bugs) so like all things there are patches. This will go over the process of getting the Patches and applying them to your CUCM server. You …

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Implementing Extension Mobility

So a feature we have decided to implement with our upgrade for all of our phone users is extension mobility. What extension mobility allows a person to do is hit services on the phone entire their username and a pin and then that phone pulls all of their information from the CUCM cluster and becomes …

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Configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) to Authenticate End Users against Active Directory

A project you will be seeing many posts from. At work we are working to upgrade our Cisco Call manager from 4.1 to 6.1. This is a task I have done before however now with more focus and a little less hectic of a career I am going to take the opportunity to document the …

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Cisco AnyConnect versus Cisco VPN Client (IPSEC)

Below is a small list I created for a project at work, compairing the newer Cisco AnyConnect SSL client to the older Cisco IPSEC VPN Client. AnyConnect IPSEC VPN Client Support for 64bit windows. Yes No Connect before logon support for Windows Vista. Yes No Requires PKI framework. Yes No* If client side certificates are …

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