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Cisco Webex Devices have added a feature that allows them will be able to detect T3 alarms. This feature allows customers to expand their building alarm system with visual symbols and information displayed on Webex devices. This visual addition for audible alarms could be particularly important for employees with hearing impairment or ones wearing noise cancelling headsets.

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Hey there LookingPoint faithful’s! I hope you are all doing well and continuing to stay safe. Today I wanted to drop a quick how to on how to Whitelist IP addresses in Cisco’s FMC. So, without further of do, lets get to work!

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I couldn’t find a guide online for a particular WebEx Calling scenario; we wanted to use a local gateway to bridge our on-prem CUCM with WebEx calling without the need for PSTN. The local gateway would just route calls from on-prem to the cloud and vice versa. Each service would offer its own PSTN for the endpoints registered to it. Here’s how we accomplished it!

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WebEx Calling is Cisco’s Enterprise Cloud based calling solution. It allows companies to have their phones registered to Cisco’s cloud and it provides a rich set of features including an interface to the PSTN.

WebEx Calling is full of features designed to make communication easier, richer, and more efficient. Basically, get more out of your phone system.

The topic today is Auto Attendant, Queues...

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Data backup is a must in any organization big or small. Having backups in multiple remote locations means peace of mind to an admin, because he or she can rest assured their data is stored in a safe place should something catastrophic happen. Today we will be looking at how to configure remote backups for FMC, assuming you already have your remote storage location setup. Cisco best practice is to...

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I am currently finishing a project where I am designing a custom Quality of Service policy for a customer's suite of business critical applications. The customer uses MPLS as their WAN and the bandwidth for the MPLS is different depending on the site; Datacenters have more bandwidth, branches have decent bandwidth, and small kiosks only have a few megabits of bandwidth. The customer noticed that...

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If you have an Expressway Deployment in your network, whether its for Mobile & Remote Access or Business to Business calling, chances are you’re receiving hundreds of spam calls per week. To find out if you’re receiving spam calls, a simple check on your call history should reveal that.

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Sometimes it is faster to just re-image the firepower module than to go through the step-by-step upgrade process where you must upgrade to the next release and then apply the all the updates. If the module is several releases behind than this process must be repeated several times.   Luckily, in certain scenarios this can be avoided by just re-imaging to the latest Cisco recommended release.  ...

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Video conferencing was becoming the new norm even pre-covid. However, the pandemic did accelerate many businesses’ adoption of this technology. In this section, I will go over a deployment that will enable your on-prem Cisco video endpoints to dial other video endpoints registered to remote companies and dial into a Cisco Webex Meeting Room.

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Hello world! Today I bring you a short, but informative nugget on how to successfully implement SNMP on your Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC). SNMP, at a very high level, is a UDP based protocol, using port 161, that is used to monitor communication between Network devices. This protocol is extremely helpful for Network Admins, as it not only gives you visibility of the traffic going...

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