T1/E1 Digital Voice Port Adapter Installation and Configuration
Preface: T1/E1 Digital Voice Port Adapter Installation and Configuration
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Objectives

Organization

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

Cisco.com

Documentation CD-ROM

Ordering Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco.com

Technical Assistance Center

Cisco TAC Website

Cisco TAC Escalation Center

Obtaining Additional Publications and Information


Preface


This preface describes the objectives and organization of this document and explains how to find additional information on related products and services. This preface contains the following sections:

Objectives

Organization

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Objectives

This document describes how to install and configure the PA-VXA-1TE1 Low-Capacity Digital Voice port adapters (PA-VXA-1TE1-24+[=] and PA-VXA-1TE1-30+[=]), the PA-VXB-2TE1 Moderate-Capacity Digital Voice port adapter (PA-VXB-2TE1[=]), the PA-VXC-2TE1 High-Capacity Digital Voice port adapter (PA-VXC-2TE1[=]), the PA-VXB-2TE1+ Enhanced Moderate-Capacity Digital Voice port adapter (PA-VXB-2TE1+[=]) and the PA-VXC-2TE1+ Enhanced High-Capacity Digital Voice port adapter (PA-VXC-2TE1+[=]), hereafter referred to as the PA-VXA, PA-VXB, and PA-VXC. These port adapters are used in the following platforms:

Cisco 7200 series routers, consisting of the two-slot Cisco 7202, the four-slot Cisco 7204 and Cisco 7204VXR, and the six-slot Cisco 7206 and Cisco 7206VXR

Cisco 7301 router


Note The Cisco 7301 router is currently supported by the PA-VXB-2TE1+(=)
and the PA-VXC-2TE1(=) port adapters only.


Cisco 7401ASR router


Note The Cisco 7401ASR router is currently supported by the PA-VXB-2TE1+(=)
and the PA-VXC-2TE1+(=) port adapters only.


Versatile Interface Processor (VIP) in Cisco 7500 series routers, consisting of the five-slot Cisco 7505, the seven-slot Cisco 7507, and the thirteen-slot Cisco 7513

Organization

This document contains the following chapters:

:

Section
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Overview

Describes the PA-VXA, PA-VXB, and PA-VXC, and their LED displays, cables, and receptacles.

Chapter 2

Preparing for Installation

Describes safety considerations, tools required, and procedures you should perform before the actual installation.

Chapter 3

Removing and Installing Port Adapters

Describes the procedures for installing and removing the PA-VXA, PA-VXB, and PA-VXC in the supported platforms.

Chapter 4

Configuring the PA-VXA, PA-VXB, and PA-VXC

Provides instructions for configuring the PA-VXA, PA-VXB, and PA-VXC on the supported platforms.


Related Documentation

Your router or switch and the Cisco IOS software running on it contain extensive features and functionality, which are documented in the following resources:

Cisco IOS software:

For configuration information and support, refer to the modular configuration and modular command reference publications in the Cisco IOS software configuration documentation set that corresponds to the software release installed on your Cisco hardware.


Note You can access Cisco IOS software configuration and hardware installation and maintenance documentation on the World Wide Web at http://www.cisco.com, http://www-china.cisco.com, or http://www-europe.cisco.com.


Cisco 7200 series routers:

For port adapter hardware and memory configuration guidelines, refer to the Cisco 7200 Series Port Adapter Hardware Configuration Guidelines.

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the installation and configuration guide that shipped with your Cisco 7200 series router.

For information on network processing engines or network services engines, refer to the Network Processing Engine and Network Services Engine Installation and Configuration publication.

Cisco 7200 VXR routers:

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7200 VXR Installation and Configuration Guide that shipped with your Cisco 7200 VXR router.

Cisco 7301 routers:

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7301 Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7301 Router Quick Start Guide.

Cisco 7401ASR routers:

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7401ASR Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7401ASR Quick Start Guide.

Cisco 7500 series routers:

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the following publications:

Cisco 7500 Installation and Configuration or the quick start guide that shipped with your router

Second-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP2) Installation and Configuration

Fourth-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP4) Installation and Configuration

Versatile Interface Processor (VIP6-80) Installation and Configuration

For international agency compliance, safety, and statutory information for WAN interfaces:

Site Preparation and Safety Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7200 Series Routers

Cisco 7300 Series Internet Routers Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information

Cisco 7401ASR Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7500 Series Routers

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