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    Default Are gatekeepers still in CVOICE?

    For anyone who passed CVOICE recently, are gatekeepers still on the exam? The reason I'm asking is that I see no mention of them at all in the exam topics, but they are covered in Kevin Wallace's book and in CBT Nuggets.

    I'm just wondering if I should really really study them or just watch the video and read the book to have a general idea of what they do.

    Time is a luxury right now with the exam retiring soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davenull View Post
    For anyone who passed CVOICE recently, are gatekeepers still on the exam? The reason I'm asking is that I see no mention of them at all in the exam topics, but they are covered in Kevin Wallace's book and in CBT Nuggets.

    I'm just wondering if I should really really study them or just watch the video and read the book to have a general idea of what they do.

    Time is a luxury right now with the exam retiring soon.
    I do recall CVOICE just skirting on the subject with no heavy emphasis on the subject. CIPT2 on the other hand does.

    With this in mind, I strongly suggest you get familiar with what they do & how they work at a minimum. They're even not that hard to understand aside from that default technology prefix stuff..i know that kind of bugged me a bit when I was studying for CVOICE.

    Good luck!
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    I'm not sure if they are on the exam, but they are still in the exam blueprint. They are disappearing day by day. When I first got started in VoIP they were everywhere, now I'm pulling them out for CUBE's which can do all the CaC, Call setup and signalling with way more features.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shodown View Post
    I'm not sure if they are on the exam, but they are still in the exam blueprint.
    That's the part that confuses me. I don't see gatekeepers in the exam topics at all. I see they are briefly mentioned in the header description but not in the actual blueprint.

    https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/co...v8/exam-topics

    Like you say, gatekeepers are falling out of favor. I wouldn't be surprised if they were included in the blueprint initially but were taken out by Cisco at some point and they just forgot to update the description.
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