Find T1 Channels (Lines) in use on an Avaya Definity

It is good practice to check on the health and capactiy of your phone system. Ideally you should regularly check to see how many of your T1 channels are in use. On a typical T1 PRI, you have 23 voice channels available for calls. To view the number of channels in use….


status trunk 1

(Substitute the above trunk-group number as appropriate.)

An example would look like:


TRUNK GROUP STATUS
Member Port Service State Mtce Connected Ports
Busy
0001/001 002V301 in-service/idle no
0001/002 002V302 in-service/idle no
0001/003 002V303 in-service/idle no
0001/004 002V304 in-service/idle no
0001/005 002V305 in-service/idle no
0001/006 002V306 in-service/idle no
0001/007 002V307 in-service/idle no
0001/008 002V308 in-service/idle no
0001/009 002V309 in-service/idle no
0001/010 002V310 in-service/idle no
0001/011 002V311 in-service/idle no
0001/012 002V312 in-service/idle no
0001/013 002V313 in-service/idle no
0001/014 002V314 in-service/idle no

The “Service State” of “in-service/idle” means that the line is working, but not in use. Overall the messages should be self-explanatory.

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