Gatekeeper Basics

Gatekeepers act like central nervous system in an H.323 network. They provide network access, bandwidth management, address translation,accounting, and dial plans. Gatekeepers allow the simple configurations of the majority of devices on your network, while requiring only a few devices to hold the majority of configurations. This architecture keeps call routing, security, and administration centralized to a few devices. Admission Control: Controls endpoint admission into the H.323 network using H.225 Registration, Admission, and Status (RAS) messages, as follows: Admission Request (ARQ) Admission Confirm (ACF) Admission Reject (ARJ) Bandwidth control: Provides endpoint bandwidth management requirements using H.225 RAS messages. When an … Continue reading Gatekeeper Basics