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 V-Portal GR-909 test suite

Using the V-Portal GR-909 test

The Vonage V-Portal and Vonage Box (VDV21-VD & VDV22-VD) are practically the same VoIP router devices as they have the same GUI interface and basic features.  The VDV21-VD has a LCD screen that displays information which the 22 model does not.  Both have a suite of diagnostic tests, many of which like ping, traceroute, etc. can be done right from your computer (see our VoIP Networking Help), but one test that is unique is the GR-909 testing suite (Some Motorola models are also including a GR-909 test suite.). 

About GR-909 testing & VoIP

The GR-909 test is based on a suite of standards based electrical tests and have now been adapted to the VoIP industry.  These tests can indicate several common issues with VoIP connections and save a lot of time troubleshooting line problems, like an off hook phone or voltage on a VoIP line.  The GR-909 test has five tests, each of which can be tested separately for each line or all can be chosen for a suite of tests.

To access the GR-909 test Go To the Status page and click on Diagnostics.

Vonage v-portal GR-909 test

From the Drop Down menu choose GR-909 Test.  Each test can then be chosen for each line.  The Start Test button will begin the tests.  You may experience a flicker after each test.  At the end of testing the results will be displayed.

GR-909 test


The following screenshot shows the results where all test were performed and passed on Line 1.

How to use the GR-909 test with VoIP.