Cisco 642-457 : CIPT2 v8.0 (Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 v8.0) Exam
The Cisco 642-457 CIPT2 v8.0 (Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 v8.0) serves as an exam component of the CCNP Voice certification. The primary purpose of this exam is to certify that candidates have the skills required for implementing a Cisco United Communications Manager solution in a multi-site environment. Specific skills include applying a dial plan, configuring survivability for remote site during WAN failure, and executing solutions to decrease bandwidth requirements in the IP WAN. Certification prospects may choose to take the exam in English or Japanese.
Candidates will answer between 60-70 questions within the 105 minute time allotment. Examples of topics that will be covered on the Cisco 642-457 exam are as follows:
-Describe and implement centralized call processing redundancy
Participants will give a description of device fail over and be able to configure MGCP Fallback operation, Cisco Unified Survivability Remote Site Telephony operation, and call survivability.
-Describe and configure a multi-site dial plan for Cisco Unified Communication Manager
The candidate will give a description of globalized call routing, issues with multi-site dial plans, and be able effectively implement trunks and a numbering plan for multi-site topologies.
-Implement bandwidth management and Call Admission Control
Candidates will describe the functions of a gatekeeper and be able to configure regions, locations, and automated alternate routing. They will also effectively implement transcoders, MTPs, RSVP agents, and gatekeeper-based Call Admission Control.
Additional related concepts are likely to be included on the Cisco 642-457 exam. These topics are intended to serve as a general guide for preparation purposes. Candidates can prepare for this exam by participating in the CIPT2 v8.0 training course that corresponds to this certification path.