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This section describes how to configure the DS1 port types (T1/E1) on the Sonus SBC 1000/2000 system. Using this feature sets the DS1 ports on the SBC 1000/2000 to either T1 or E1. In most geographical area only T1 or E1 is available. However, in some countries both are available and the SBC may be required to support both simultaneously. 

Sonus SBC 2000 T1/E1 Ports

T1/E1 ports on the Sonus SBC 2000 are provided via removable T1/E1 PSTN Interface cards. The Sonus SBC 2000 supports up to two T1/E1 PSTN Interface cards with a maximum of 16 physical T1/E1 ports. The T1/E1 PSTN Interface cards are available with 8 T1/E1 ports licensed individually. Each Sonus SBC 2000 T1/E1 PSTN Interface Card provides two four-port spans, each span is individually configurable as either T1 or E1.

Sonus SBC 1000 T1/E1 Ports

T1/E1 ports on the Sonus SBC 1000 are provided via a non-removable internal card in a two port version; each port is licensed individually.

Setting the Port Type

The example below is shown on an SBC 2000 with one interface card.

To set the port type:

  1. Click the Set DS1 Port Type text at the top of the Port Table View page.

  2. Select either T1 or E1 from the ports menu(s).

  3. Click OK.