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    VOPI Phones as switches

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    who is using pc plugged into VOIP phone?

    any problems?

    also any recommendations for VOIP phones in general. looking at probably trixbox.

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    I use Polycom IP501/550's. They have a Ethernet pass through port and understand VLANS. I don't actually use the pass through port normally although I have a couple of places where I do. No problems.

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    We've got HP 4120s here (Lync 2010 VoIP) which have the second NIC for a PC and haven't had any issues on desktops and even a printer!

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    Use both scenarios without issue on our Cisco. Do check though that if you want Gbit to the desktop that the phone is 10/100/1000 compatible.

    Rob

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    As mentioned in the other thread yealinks. Cheapest i got them was 56quid for t20 and 79 for t28p from iddris.

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    We use Cisco Phones like this. The phone is on vlan 4 and the PC can we on any VLAN you specify. The config is done on the Cisco switch.



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