The Translation Pattern to match the Calling Number

The translation pattern is the most important tool in the Call Routing Process on Cisco Unified Communication manager.

By definition a Translation Pattern is used to match the DIALED NUMBER (CALLED). After a match is found we perform a digits manipulation.

But what if we want to match based on the CALLING NUMBER?

Yes it’s possible by using the “Route Next Hop By Calling Party Number” option in the translation pattern configuration.

Finally a Translation Pattern can be used to match both the Calling / Called Numbers. But only if the translation pattern with dialed number is matched first and we instruct it to match the next translation pattern based on the calling number.

There are so many scenarios, we can use the translation pattern, we can write a book about this attractive tool.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s