Cisco IP phones are part of the Cisco IP Telephony solution. Cisco IP phones typically have two or three Ethernet ports that allow the phone to be connected to the switch, and also allow users to be connected to the switch, via the phone. This is illustrated in Figure 10-1 below.
Figure 10-1: Integrating Cisco IP Phones into the LAN
Referencing Figure 10-1, two different Cisco IP phones are connected to two different access switches. These phones use one port (designated as the uplink) to connect to the switches. The IP phones also have another . . .
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