Patent Number: 7,042,996

Title: Method and apparatus for cas-based ring limiting of FXS ports

Abstract: A method and apparatus for call-limiting one or more candidate calls received by a router is disclosed. The method and apparatus may be configured to determine whether ringing one or more candidate calls will exceed a predetermined power limit. If ringing the calls will not exceed said power limit, the calls may be forwarded. If ringing the calls will exceed the power limit, the calls may be placed in a queue.

Inventors: Mitra; Somnath (San Leandro, CA)

Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.

International Classification: H04M 3/62 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018