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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 History of the U.S. Telephone Network

    1. 1876-1950: Analog Beginnings

    2. 1951-1970:The Birth of T-carrier

    3. 1970-Present:The Modern Telephone Network

  2. Chapter 2 T1 Architectural Overview

    1. Telecommunications Puzzle Pieces

  3. Chapter 3 Basic Digital Transmission on Telephone Networks

    1. Introduction to DS0

    2. Alternate Mark Inversion

    3. B8ZS and Clear Channel Capability

  4. Chapter 4 Multiplexing and the T-carrier Hierarchy

    1. Building the T-carrier Hierarchywith Multiplexing

    2. The Original Superframe

    3. The Extended Superframe (ESF)

    4. Telephone Signaling on T1 Links

  5. Chapter 5 Timing, Clocking,and Synchronization in the T-carrier System

    1. A Timing Taxonomy

    2. T1 Circuit Timing

    3. Slips: When Timing Goes Bad

  6. Chapter 6 Mysteries of theCSU/DSU

    1. Line Build Out: Moving BetweenTheory and Practice

    2. T1 CSU/DSUs

    3. CSU/DSU Configuration

    4. Summary of Settings

  7. Chapter 7 Connecting the Umbilicus: GettingT1 Connectivity

    1. Ordering

    2. T1 Installation and Termination

    3. Pre-Connection Tasks

    4. Trading Packets

    5. Post-Connection

  8. Chapter 8 High-Level Data Link Control Protocol (HDLC)

    1. Introduction to HDLC

    2. HDLC Framing

    3. Cisco HDLC

  9. Chapter 9 PPP

    1. Introduction to PPP

    2. PPP Logical Link Statesand State Machines

    3. PPP Encapsulation and Framing

    4. Link Control Protocol (LCP)

    5. PPP Network Controland the IP Control Protocol

    6. Configuring PPP

  10. Chapter 10 Frame Relay

    1. Frame Relay Network Overview

    2. The Frame Relay Link Layer

    3. Multiprotocol Encapsulation with RFC 1490

    4. The Local Management Interface

    5. Configuring Frame Relay

  11. Chapter 11 T1 Troubleshooting

    1. Basic Troubleshooting Tools and Techniques

    2. Troubleshooting Outline

    3. Physical Layer Problems

    4. Link Layer Problems

  1. Appendix Access Aggregation with cT1 andISDN PRI

    1. Channelized T1

    2. ISDN PRI

  2. Appendix Multilink PPP

    1. Multilink PPP

    2. Multi-Chassis MP (MMP)

  3. Appendix T1 Performance Monitoring

    1. Collecting Performance Data

    2. An Overview of the Monitoring Process

    3. Failures, Alarms, and Signaling

    4. Errors

    5. Performance Data

  4. Appendix SNMP

    1. RFC 2495: DS1 MIB

    2. RFC 2115: Frame Relay DTE MIB

    3. PPP MIBs

  5. Appendix Cable Pinouts and Serial Information

    1. Introduction to Serial Communications

    2. High-Speed Serial: V.35

    3. RJ-48X

    4. DA-15

  6. Appendix Reference

    1. Standards Bodies

    2. Physical Layer Standards

    3. Frame Relay

    4. HDLC

    5. PPP

    6. SNMP

  7. Glossary

  8. Colophon