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Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

(OP)
Installing my first Basic/Partner Edition with ETR Cards.
System is 8.1.43 with 3 ETR Boards and 2 ATM4 Daughter Boards.
We are replacing an existing Partner ACS system.

When looking in the system programming it looks like stations 16, 17, 24, 25, 32 &33 are phantom stations.

Is there a way to renumber those extensions to available ports so we can match the station numbers to what they already have in place?
It would make more sense to have the functional extension numbers consecutive rather than skipping some.

Thanks for your replies.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

I believe the only way to change those empty ports is change the ext numbers to 3 digit.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

(OP)
Thanks for the reply but I don't think I explained it correctly.

I need to move the phantom extensions to active ports.
For example, I want station 16 to be on port 1 of the 2nd card and station 17 to be on port 2 of the 2nd card.
Currently it appears that they are phantom stations because the physical ports are the Power Failure "EF" ports.

So I want to change 16, 17, 24, 25, 32 & 33 to active station ports so I can connect a partner telephone set to them.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

Each slot has 8 ports assigned to it and it will occupy those ext numbers. This is a horrible limitation of the Basic Mode.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

(OP)
Wow. That is horrible. This is ridiculous for someone upgrading from a Partner ACS on the way to full fledged IPO.

Thanks for the quick responses!

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

I hear you. I have been there. I just built 1. I had similar problem with combo card in slot 1. 2 analog ports ate my 16 & 17.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

Yeah, it seems better suited for digital 8's with an atm4 on top. Then you don't lose those extensions to analog ports.

RE: Partner Edition Station Port Renumber

(OP)
Technically, they aren't even analog ports.
They are only active when there is a power failure on the system.
Ports 7 & 8 on each ETR card connect to port 12 when there is an ATM4 daughter board attached.

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