Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Hardware Installation Guide - Releases 7 & 9
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Document Objective

Audience

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Change History


Preface


Revised: March 11, 2011, OL-1184-12

This preface describes the objectives, audience, organization, and conventions for this document and explains how to find information on related products and services. It contains the following sections:

Document Objective

Audience

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Change History

Document Objective

This document describes the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch hardware and provides installation instructions.

Audience

The audience for this document is network operators and administrators. This audience is assumed to have experience in telecommunications networks, protocols, and equipment, and a familiarity with data communications networks, protocols, and equipment.

Related Documentation

This document contains information that is related to Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch software installation and configuration. For additional information on those subjects, see the documents at this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps2027/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

You can find the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Documentation Map at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps2027/products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html

Other useful reference publications include:

Overviews of the related telephony solutions—Describe the Cisco telephony solutions with which the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch node is associated

Provisioning guides for the related telephony solutions—Describe the provisioning steps for the Cisco telephony solutions with which the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch node is associated

Solution gateway installation and configuration guides—Describe the steps for installing and configuring the media gateway for a particular Cisco telephony solution

Cisco IP Transfer Point - LinkExtender—Describes the Cisco IP Transfer Point - LinkExtender (Cisco IPT-L, formerly known as the Cisco Signaling Link Terminal or Cisco SLT) and provides configuration information

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation at

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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Document Change History

Subject
Document Number, Change Date
Change Summary

Release 9.8(1)

OL-1184-12, March 2011

Added Sun Fire X4640 and Sun Netra X4270 to supported platforms. Removed Sun Netra X4200 M2, Sun Fire X4600, and Sun Fire X4600 M2.

Release 9.8(1)

OL-1184-11, November, 2010

Added Sun Netra T5220 to supported platforms. Removed Sun Netra T2000.

Release 9.8(1)

OL-1184-10, December, 2009

Added a recommendation for the Netra X4200 M2 platform that you use the Net 2 (e1000g0) and Net 3 (e1000g1) interfaces for Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch deployments.

Release 9.8(1)

OL-1184-09, June, 2009

Added Sun Fire X4600 M2 Quad-core to Table 1-2.

Release 9.8(1)

OL-1184-08, November, 2008

Updated for Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software Release 9.8(1) and added Sun Netra T2000 to Table 1-2.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-07, August, 2008

Added Sun Netra X4200 M2 to Table 1-2.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-07, March, 2008

Updated supported hardware platforms table for clarity.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-07, November, 2007

Added Sun Fire X4600 M2 to Table 1-2.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-07, April 25, 2007

Updated supported hardware platforms table for clarity.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-07, March 12, 2007

Updated for MGC software Release 9.7.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-06, November 20, 2006

Added new information regarding the Sun Fire X4600.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-05, June 23, 2006

Modified Table 1-1 with information on the Sun Fire V440.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-05, May 25, 2006

Modified Table 1-1 with information on Sun Netra 240 configurations.

Sun Fire V210 and Netra 210 platform information

OL-1184-05, February 18, 2006

New information regarding the Sun Fire V210 and Netra 210 platforms were added.

MGC platforms

OL-1184-05, December 16, 2004

Added mention of HSI and BAMS as platforms and revised Table 1-1.

Sun Netra 240 and 440 platform information

OL-1184-05, July 26, 2004

New information regarding Sun Netra 240 and 440 platforms was added.

Sun Netra 20 (AC & DC) platform information

Reduced Configuration Sun Netra 1400 (DC) and 1405 (AC)

OL-1184-05, November 6, 2002

New information added regarding Sun Netra 20, Sun Netra 1400 (DC) and 1405 (AC). Product information in Table 1-1 (Cisco MGC Host Configurations) was updated.

Sun Fire v120 and other product information

OL-1184-04, August, 2002

New information added regarding Sun Fire v120. Product information in Table 1-1 (Cisco MGC Host Configurations) was updated.

Document reorganization

OL-1184-03, January, 2002

Document was reorganized.

VSC3000 and Cisco PGW 2200

OL-1184-02, Oct. 18, 2001

Informational Note added stating that the Cisco PGW 2200 PSTN Gateway (hereafter referred to as Cisco PGW 2200) was formerly called the Cisco VSC3000.

Table 1-1, Cisco Host Configurations

OL-1184-02, Oct. 18, 2001

Table updated to include Cisco products: BAMS and CMNM.