Cisco CallManager Administration Guide, Release 3.2(1)
Calling Search Space Configuration
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Calling Search Space Configuration

Table Of Contents

Calling Search Space Configuration

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings


Calling Search Space Configuration


A calling search space comprises an ordered list of route partitions, typically assigned to devices. Calling search spaces determine the partitions where calling devices search when attempting to complete a call. For more detailed information on calling search spaces and partitions, refer to "Partitions and Calling Search Spaces" in the Cisco CallManager System Guide.

Use the following topics to add, update, copy, or delete a calling search space:

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Finding a Calling Search Space

Because you might have several calling search spaces in your network, Cisco CallManager lets you locate specific calling search spaces based on specific criteria. Use the following procedure to locate calling search spaces.

Procedure


Step 1 Choose Route Plan > Calling Search Space.

The Find and List Calling Search Spaces window displays.

Step 2 From the drop-down list box, choose one of the following criteria:

begins with

contains

ends with

is exactly

Step 3 Specify the appropriate search text, if applicable, and click Find. You can also specify how many items per page to display.


Note To find all calling search spaces registered in the database, click Find without entering any search text.


A list of discovered calling search spaces displays by:

CSS name

Description


Note You can delete multiple calling search spaces from the Find and List Calling Search Spaces window by checking the check boxes next to the appropriate calling search spaces and clicking Delete Selected. You can choose all of the calling search spaces in the window by checking the check box in the matching records title bar and clicking Delete Selected.


Step 4 Click the calling search space from the list of records that matches your search criteria.

The window displays the calling search space you choose.


Related Topics

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Adding a Calling Search Space

The following procedure describes how to add a calling search space.

Procedure


Step 1 Choose Route Plan > Calling Search Space in the menu bar.

Step 2 Click Add a New Calling Search Space.

Step 3 Enter the appropriate settings as described in Table 13-1.

Step 4 Click Insert to add the new calling search space.

The message "Status: Insert completed" displays.

Step 5 To add more calling search spaces, click Add a New Calling Search Space and repeat this procedure.


Related Topics

Finding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

The following procedure describes how to update a calling search space.

Procedure


Step 1 Choose Route Plan > Calling Search Space in the menu bar.

Step 2 Locate the calling search space you want to update. See the "Finding a Calling Search Space" section.

Step 3 Update the appropriate settings as described in Table 13-1.

Step 4 Click Update.

Step 5 Click Restart Devices. When you restart the devices associated with the calling search space, all calls on affected gateways drop.


Related Topics

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Copying a Calling Search Space

The following procedure describes how to copy a calling search space.

Procedure


Step 1 Choose Route Plan > Calling Search Space in the menu bar.

Step 2 Locate the calling search space you want to copy. See the "Finding a Calling Search Space" section.

Step 3 Check the check box next to the calling search space you want to copy.

Step 4 Click the Copy icon of that calling search space.

The window displays the copy of the calling search space.

Step 5 Update the appropriate settings as described in Table 13-1.

Step 6 Click Insert to add the new calling search space.


Tip You can also copy a calling search space by locating and displaying the calling search space you want to copy and clicking Copy. Then, follow the instructions in Step 5 through Step 6.



Related Topics

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Deleting a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Deleting a Calling Search Space

The following procedure describes how to delete a calling search space.


Note You cannot delete calling search spaces that are being used by devices or translation patterns.


Procedure


Step 1 Choose Route Plan > Calling Search Space in the menu bar.

Step 2 Locate the calling search space you want to delete. See the "Finding a Calling Search Space" section.

Step 3 Check the check box of the calling search space you want to delete and click Delete Selected.

A message displays, stating that you cannot undo this action.

Step 4 Click OK to delete the calling search space or Cancel to cancel the deletion.


Caution Check carefully to ensure that you are deleting the correct calling search space before initiating this action. You cannot retrieve deleted calling search spaces. If a calling search space is accidentally deleted, you must rebuild it.


Tip You can also delete a calling search space by locating and displaying the calling search space you want to delete and clicking Delete.



Related Topics

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Calling Search Space Configuration Settings

Table 13-1 describes the calling search space configuration settings.

Table 13-1 Calling Search Space Configuration Settings 

Field
Description

Calling Search Space Name

Enter a name in the Calling Search Space Name field. The name can comprise up to 50 alphanumeric characters and can contain any combination of spaces, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscore characters (_). Ensure each calling search space name is unique to the plan.

Note Use concise and descriptive names for your calling search spaces. The CompanynameLocationCalltype format usually provides a sufficient level of detail and is short enough to enable you to quickly and easily identify a calling search space. For example, CiscoDallasMetroCS identifies a calling search space for toll-free, inter-local access and transport area (LATA) calls from the Cisco office in Dallas.

Description

Enter a description in the Description field. The description can comprise up to 50 alphanumeric characters and can contain any combination of spaces, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscore characters (_).

Available Partitions

Choose partitions in the Available Partition list box and add them to the Selected Partition list box by clicking the arrow buttons between the two list boxes.

Selected Partition

To change the priority of a partition, choose a partition name in the Selected Partitions list box. Move the partition up or down in the list by clicking the arrows on the right side of the list box.


Related Topics

Finding a Calling Search Space

Adding a Calling Search Space

Updating a Calling Search Space

Copying a Calling Search Space