VoIP Network Requirments

Network Hardware Requirements:

  • 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Network

Bandwidth Requirements:

  • 86 kbps perActive One Way Page
  • 172 kbps per Active Two Way Call

TCP Requirements:

  • Port 21 for FTP Access
  • Port 23 for Telnet Access
  • Port 80 for Web Based Access

UDP Requirements:

  • 3 Bi-directional Ports (Factory Default 4097, 4098, 4099)

Multicast Requirements:

  • IGMPv3 Enabled Network
  • 3 Multicast Addresses (Factory default,,

Power requirements for IP speakers:

  • 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) Compatible Network Switches or Power Injectors

Power Requirements for Other Valcom Managed VoIP products:

  • 802.3af PoE Compatible Network Switches or VIP-324 VoIP Device Power Supplies

Other Suggested Settings:

  • Separate VLAN for Optimal Performance
  • Provisions for Network Time Protocol (NTP) if Utilizing Syslog, VoIP Clock/Speakers

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