The solution to the problem turned out to be very simple.
To those people using an Elastix or any other Xorcom channel bank DO NOT look for a switch on the hardware to change from E1 to T1. This is all done through software.
If you run into the same problem I had where the xpp.conf file was or if you just want to know how to make the change.
All I had to do is create an xpp.conf file with one line