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642-456 CIPT2

Implementing Cisco Unified Communications IP Telephony Part 2

Retired February 28, 2011
    Exam Number:     642-456
Associated Certifications: CCVP
Duration: 75 minutes (60 - 70 questions)
Available Languages: English, Japanese
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Exam Description

The 642-456 CIPT2 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications IP Telephony Part 2 is the exam associated with the CCVP certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of deploying a Cisco Unified Communications Manager in a multi-site deployment model. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the CIPT2 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Part 2 course.

Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Remote Access exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

Manage Tcl and VXML call applications on a gateway

  • Describe how to obtain call applications
  • Configure a gateway to use call applications
  • Verify call application implementations

Describe and implement centralized call processing redundancy

  • Describe device fail over
  • Configure call survivability
  • Configure SRST operation
  • Configure CME to provide redundancy
  • Configure MGCP Fallback operation
  • Verify redundancy operations

Describe and configure a multi-site dial plan for Cisco Unified Communications Manager

  • Describe the issues with multi-site dial plans
  • Describe the differences between the various gateways and trunk types supported by Cisco Unified Communication Manager
  • Configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager to utilize an H.323 gateway
  • Configure a SIP trunk
  • Implement a numbering plan for multi-site topologies
  • Configure intercluster trunks
  • Configure tailend hop off
  • Configure Cisco Unified Communication Manager to register with a gatekeeper

Implement bandwidth management and Call Admission Control

  • Configure Regions
  • Configure transcoders and MTPs
  • Configure Locations
  • Implement RSVP agent
  • Implement gatekeeper-based Call Admission Control
  • Configure AAR
  • Configure multi-site MoH

Secure an IP Telephony network

  • Describe the threats to an IP Telephony network
  • Describe the features used to mitigate threats to an IP Telephony network
  • Describe how authentication and cryptographic services can secure an IP Telephony network
  • Configure secure signaling between devices
  • Configure devices to support sRTP

Implement mobility in an IP Telephony network

  • Configure device mobility
  • Configure Cisco Extension Mobility
  • Configure Cisco Unified Mobility
Recommended Training

Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager Part 2 (CIPT2 v6.0) is the recommended training for this exam.

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Additional Resources

A variety of Cisco Press Self-Study titles are available for this exam. These titles can be purchased at the Cisco Marketplace, directly from Cisco Press, or wherever you purchase technical books.


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