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TableofContents
Thisdocumenthas121pages

Summaryofchanges..................................................................... 8

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1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4

SS7/SIGTRANprotocoloverview.................................................. 9
IntroductiontoSS7/SIGTRAN........................................................9
M3UAsignalingfunctions...............................................................9
SCCPsignalingfunctions.............................................................10
IntroductiontoSS7/SIGTRANconfiguration................................ 11

2
2.1
2.2
2.3

SS7signalingarchitecture........................................................... 13
Signalingobjectmodelhierarchy................................................. 13
SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayers..................................................... 14
SS7/SIGTRANdeployment..........................................................15

3
3.1
3.2
3.2.1
3.2.2
3.2.3
3.2.4
3.2.5
3.2.6
3.2.7
3.2.8
3.2.9
3.2.10
3.2.11
3.2.12
3.2.13
3.2.14

ConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwithSCLIcommands....................... 17
RequiredpermissionsforsignalingconfigurationSCLIcommands.
17
ConfiguringManagedObjectswithSCLIcommands...................17
ConfiguringM3UAlimits...............................................................17
ConfiguringSCCPlimits..............................................................23
ConfiguringSCCPtimerprofiles................................................. 26
ConfiguringSCTPprofiles...........................................................36
ConfiguringSSPfilteringtimer..................................................... 43
ConfiguringServiceAccessPoint................................................ 45
ConfiguringLocalAS................................................................... 48
ConfiguringRemoteAS............................................................... 52
ConfiguringSCCPownpointcode...............................................57
ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcode....................................59
ConfiguringSCCPsubsystem......................................................61
ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcode.................................... 63
ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystem....................................65
ConfiguringM3UAassociation....................................................67

4
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.4.1
4.4.2
4.4.3
4.4.4
4.4.5
4.4.6

ConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwithsignalingplan............................75
Introductiontosignalingplanmanagement................................. 75
SS7/SIGTRANmanagedobjects................................................. 75
Signalingobjectmanagementprinciples......................................77
ConfiguringManagedObjectswithSignalingPlan...................... 78
ConfiguringM3UAlimits...............................................................78
ConfiguringSCCPtimerprofiles................................................. 81
ConfiguringSCTPprofiles...........................................................85
ConfiguringSSPfilteringtimer..................................................... 88
ConfiguringServiceAccessPoint................................................ 90
ConfiguringLocalAS................................................................... 92

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4.4.7
4.4.8
4.4.9
4.4.10
4.4.11
4.4.12
4.4.13

ConfiguringRemoteAS............................................................... 94
ConfiguringSCCPownpointcode...............................................96
ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcode....................................97
ConfiguringSCCPsubsystem......................................................98
ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcode.................................. 100
ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystem..................................101
ConfiguringM3UAassociation..................................................103

Example:Configuringsignalingnetwork.................................... 107

6
6.1
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.2

Appendix.....................................................................................115
Singleexchangemode............................................................... 115
Configuringsingleexchangemode............................................ 115
Configuringroutingcontextinsingleexchangemode................117
SCCPtimerprofiles.................................................................... 118

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Figure1

SS7managedobjectshierarchy.........................................................13

Figure2

SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayers........................................................... 15

Figure3

Single-nodedeployment.....................................................................16

Figure4

Inactivityprocedure............................................................................ 35

Figure5

FlexiDirectBTSsignalingnetworkscenario.................................... 107

Figure6

OnelocalAScommunicatingwithmultipleremoteASesondifferent
ASPs................................................................................................. 115

Figure7

OnelocalAScommunicatingwithmultipleremoteASesonsameASP
.......................................................................................................... 116

Figure8

ConfiguringroutingcontextinthelocalandremoteAS....................117

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ListofTables

Table1

SCLIcommandsanduserpermissions..............................................17

Table2

MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfigured......................... 18

Table3

M3UAInitializationparameters..........................................................19

Table4

SCCPInitializationparameters..........................................................24

Table5

AddingSCCPtimerprofileparameters.............................................. 27

Table6

AddingSCCPtimerprofileparametersfromatemplate.................... 32

Table7

AddingSCTPprofileparameters........................................................37

Table8

AddingSCTPprofileparametersfromatemplate..............................40

Table9

ModifyingSCTPprofileparameters....................................................41

Table10

ConfiguringSAPparameters..............................................................46

Table11

AddingLocalASparameters..............................................................49

Table12

AddingRemoteASparameters..........................................................53

Table13

ConfiguringSCCPownpointcodeparameters..................................58

Table14

ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcodeparameters....................... 60

Table15

ConfiguringSCCPsubsystemparameters.........................................62

Table16

ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcodeparameters........................64

Table17

ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystemparameters....................... 66

Table18

AddingM3UAassociationparameters............................................... 68

Table19

M3UAassociationactivation-deactivationparameters.......................73

Table20

Descriptionsofsignalingmanagedobjects........................................ 76

Table21

Pathsofsignalingobjectsincompleteplanfile.................................. 77

Table22

MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfigured......................... 78

Table23

M3UAInitializationparameters..........................................................79

Table24

SCCTPmanagedobjectparameters..................................................83

Table25

SCTPPmanagedobjectparameters..................................................87

Table26

SSPFTmanagedobjectparameters.................................................. 89

Table27

SAPmanagedobjectparameters.......................................................91

Table28

LCLASmanagedobjectparamters.................................................... 93

Table29

RMTASmanagedobjectparameters................................................. 95

Table30

SCCOPCmanagedobjectparameters.............................................. 97

Table31

SCCDPCmanagedobjectparameters...............................................98

Table32

SSNmanagedobjectparameters.................................................... 100

Table33

CSPCmanagedobjectparameters..................................................101

Table34

CSSNmanagedobjectparameters..................................................102

Table35

ASSOmanagedobjectparameters..................................................104

Table36

ANSI-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues........................................... 118

Table37

ITU-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues.............................................. 119

Table38

PRC-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues............................................ 119

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TTC-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues.............................................120

Table40

RNCDEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues............................................. 121

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Summaryofchanges
Changesbetweenissues02B(2014-01-10,RU40)and02C(2014-03-12,RU40)
ConfiguringSCCPlimits(3.2.2)

Anoteisaddedforparametermax-rule-per-translation-functioninthe
tableSCCPInitializationparameters.
Anoteisaddedforparametermax-translation-functioninthetableSCCP
Initializationparameters.

Changesbetweenissues02A(2013-12-20,RU40)and02B(2014-01-10,RU40)
Signalingsymptomcollection(5)

ThischapterisremovedbecausetheSCLIcommandstart signaling
diagnosticisremoved.

Changesbetweenissues02(2013-08-16,RU40)and02A(2013-12-20,RU40)
GeneralChanges

IPA-RNC,mcRNC,FlexiDirectRNCandBTSparameterdescriptionsinPDFformat
havebeenremovedfromWCDMAOperatingDocumentation.
Fromthisissueon,theparameterdescriptions,includingchangesinparameters,are
deliveredinExcelformatinaseparateparameterdocumentsetinNOLSProduct
InformationCenter.

ConfiguringSCTPprofiles(4.4.3)

DefaultvalueforparametervalidCookieLifeisaddedinthetableAddingSCTP
profileparameters.

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SS7/SIGTRANprotocoloverview

1 SS7/SIGTRANprotocoloverview
1.1 IntroductiontoSS7/SIGTRAN
SIGTRAN(SignalingTransport)isthestandardtelephonyprotocolusedtotransport
SignalingSystem7(SS7)signalsovertheInternet.TheSIGTRANprotocolfamily
includesseveralvariants,theprotocolschoseninthenetworkelementareSCTPand
M3UA.
Thesignalingtransportprotocolstobeconfiguredare:

SCTP
M3UA
SCCP

StreamControlTransmissionProtocol(SCTP)
SCTPprovidesreliabletransportofthesignalingmessages.Theprotocoloperateson
topofIP.ItssupportofmultihomingallowsanodetobereachedatmultipleIPaddresses
andprovidesrobustnesstothesignalinglink.
MTP3UserAdaptationLayer(M3UA)
M3UAisaSIGTRANprotocol.ItsupportsthetransportofanySS7MTP3-Usersignaling
(suchasISUPandSCCPmessages)overIP,usingtheservicesoftheSCTP.The
protocolisusedforcommunicationbetweenaSignalingGateway(SG)andaMedia
GatewayController(MGC)orIP-residentdatabase.Theprotocolconsistsofacommon
messageheaderfollowedbyparametersasdefinedbythemessagetype.Fournetwork
types:itu,chinese,ansiandjapanesearesupportedbyM3UA.
SignalingConnectionControllingPart(SCCP)
TheSignalingConnectionControlPart(SCCP)layeroftheSS7stackprovides
connectionlessandconnection-orientednetworkservicesaboveMTPLevel3.It
supportsthreenetworktypes:itu,chineseandansi.Japaneseofficialstandardhas
deleteditsrequirementuponSCCP.
Theconnection-orientednetworkservicemeansthatusersexchangecontrolsignals
overvirtualconnections.Itprovidesproceduresforestablishingandreleasingthose
virtualconnections.
Theconnectionlessnetworkserviceenablesnon-call-relatedcommunicationbetween
networkelementswhichhavetoexchangeinformationonlyforshortperiods.
SCCPusestheservicesofM3UA.

1.2 M3UAsignalingfunctions
MTP3-useradaptationlayerM3UAisasignalingprotocolfortransportingthe
SS7/SIGTRANMTP3-userpartsignaling(currently,signalingconnectioncontrolpart
(SCCP)messages)overIPusingtheservicesofstreamcontroltransmissionprotocol
(SCTP).So,M3UAprovidestheapplicationswithsimiliarservicesasthemessage
transferpart(MTP)inthetelecomnetwork.
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TheM3UAlayerasanapplicationserverprocess(ASP)orIPserverprocess(IPSP)
providestheequivalentsetofprimitivesatitsupperlayertotheMTP3-usersasprovided
bytheMTPlevel3toitslocalMTP3-usersatanSS7signalingendpoint.
M3UAsupportstwotypesofcommunications,SGP-ASPandIPSP-IPSP.SGP-ASP
communicationisneededwhencommunicatingbetweenMTP-3peersinSS7andIP
domains.InIPSP-IPSPmode,bothMTP3peersexistintheIPdomain.InIHSPA
system,onlytheIPSP-IPSPmodeissupported.
IPSPIPSPcommunication
Thisisapoint-to-pointsignalingbetweentwoIPSPs,inwhichnosignalinggateway(SG)
isneeded.M3UAlayerinthismodeprovidesthesamesetofprimitivesandservicesat
itsupperlayerastheMTP3.Buttheproceduretosupporttheseservicesisasubsetof
thestandardMTP3proceduresbecauseofthesimplifiedpoint-to-pointnatureofthe
IPSPtoIPSPrelationship.

1.3 SCCPsignalingfunctions
TheSignalingConnectionControlPart(SCCP)providesadditionalfunctionstoMTP3
userapplicationservices(providedbyM3UA)toservebothconnection-orientedand
connectionlessnetworkservices.Theseservicesincludetransferringcircuit-relatedand
non-circuit-relatedsignalinginformationbetweennetworkelementsinsignaling
networks.Also,SCCPprovidesmorecomplicatedaddressingmechanismsthanMTP,
suchasGlobalTitle(GT).SCCPmanagesthestatusofsignalingpointsandsubsystems
(SCCPusers)andinformstheconcernedsignalingpointsandsubsystemsabout
subsystemstatechanges.
SCCPisneededonanetworkelementif,forexample,theelement:

isusedforswitchingGSMcalls
isusedforswitchingIntelligentNetwork(IN)services
actsasanSCCP-levelSignalingTransferPoint(STP).

SCCPconnectionlessservice
TheSCCPconnectionlessnetworkserviceallowsauseroftheSCCPtorequestfor
transferofapproximatelyupto250-3952octetsofuserdatawithoutfirstrequesting
establishmentofasignalingconnection.Theamountoftransferreddatamayvary
dependingonthemessagetype,addresses,andpossibleoptionalparameters.
TheSCCPconnectionlessservicehandlesthen-unitdataprimitivesthatcomefrom
subsystems(SCCPuserpart)andmessagesthatarereceivedfromthenetwork.SCCP
isabletohandlethefollowingtypesofmessages:

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Unitdata(UDT)andUnitdataService(UDTS)
Themaximumlengthoftransferreduserdatais255,butitmaybeshorterifthe
calledandcallingaddressincludeGT.
ExtendedUnitdata(XUDT)andExtendedUnitdataService(XUDTS)
Themaximumlengthoftransferreduserdatais3560,butitmaybeshorterifthe
calledandcallingaddressincludeGTorifthereareoptionalparametersin
messages.
LongUnitdata(LUDT)andLongUnitdataService(LUDTS)

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Themaximumlengthoftransferreduserdatais3952,butitmaybeshorterifthe
calledandcallingaddressincludeGTorifthereareoptionalparametersin
messages.
InIHSPAsystem,onlytheprotocolclass0issupported.Protocolclass0isabasic
independentservicethatdoesnotpreservesequenceintegrity.Theconnectionless
serviceroutesmessagesandeithersendsthemtothenetworkinanappropriateformat
ordeliversthemtolocalsubsystems.
Ifthesystemcannotdeliveramessagetoitsdestination,itinitiatesthemessagereturn
procedure.Ifthereturnoptionissetinthemessage,itisreturnedtotheoriginatorofthe
UDTS,XUDTS,orLUDTSmessage.
SCCPconnection-orientedservice
Connection-orientedproceduresincludethefunctionstoestablishandreleasea
temporarysignalingconnectionbetweentwosubsystemsandthefunctionstotransfer
dataonasignalingconnection.
SCCPsupportspackeddataalsoinotherthandatamessages.Itispossibletotransfer
userdataalsoinConnectionRequest(CR),ConnectionConfirm(CC),Connection
Refused(CREF)andReleased(RLSD)messages.
SCCPsupportsconnection-orientedsegmentation.Itispossibletotransfermoredatain
onedataprimitivethanwhatcanbetransferredinonenarrowbandMTPlevel3orM3UA
message.
TheSCCPconnection-orientedserviceusesprotocolclass2inFlexiDirectRNC.
SCCProuting
InIHSPAsystem,SCCProutingisbasedonsignalingpointcode(SPC)andsubsystem
number(SSN).
SCCPsupportsinternationalandnationalnetworkstandards,butonlyonestandard
withinonesignalingnetwork(configuredbyserviceaccesspoint).Themaindifference
betweenthesestandardsisthesizeoftheSPCwhichcanbe14,16,or24bitwide.
Otherdifferencesare,forexample,theformatoftheSCCPaddress.

1.4 IntroductiontoSS7/SIGTRANconfiguration
SS7/SIGTRANarchitecture
SS7/SIGTRANarchitecturecoversthefollowingtopics:

Signalingobjectmodelhierarchy
SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayers
SS7/SIGTRANdeployment

SS7/SIGTRANconfiguration
SS7/SIGTRANconfigurationismanagedbycreating,deleting,andeditingvarious
managedobjects(MOs)inthesignalingdomain.EachMOprovidesacertaintypeof
signalingservice.YoucanconfigureMOsusingcommandsfromthestructured
commandlineinterface(SCLI),orusingsignalingplanfromtheFlexiDirectBTSOMS
ElementManagerorNetActgraphicaluserinterface.

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AsignalingplanisaRAML2.1formatfilecontainingconfigurationintermsofeachMO.
ChapterConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwithsignalingplangivesmoredescriptionfor
signalingplanmanagement.
ForinstructionsonhowtoconfigurevariousMOs,seeConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwith
SCLIcommands.
ChapterExample:Configuringsignalingnetworkintroducesareal-lifescenariowithstepby-stepinstructions.
Signalingsymptomcollection
WhenthereisaprobleminIu-CS,Iu-PS,Iur,orIu-PCsignalinglinks,youneedtogather
symptomreportsforallortherequiredsignalingcomponentsfordiagnosticspurpose.To
seehowtogeneratethereports,seeSignalingsymptomcollection.

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SS7signalingarchitecture

2 SS7signalingarchitecture
2.1 Signalingobjectmodelhierarchy
Itisrecommendedtoplanthenetworkconfigurationbeforesettingtheactual
configurationparameters.Figure1:SS7managedobjectshierarchyillustratestheobject
modelhierarchyinSS7configuration.
Figure1

SS7managedobjectshierarchy

SIGNAL-1
SCCTP
SCTPP
SCTPP
SCTPP
ASSO
SAP
LCLAS
RMTAS
SCCOPC
SSN
SCCDPC
SSPFT
SCTPP

SSN

CSPC
CSSN
Ingeneral,themanagedobjectsareusedtoconfigureSCTP,M3UAandSCCP
protocols.TheobjectforSCTPisSCTPP.TheobjectsforM3UAincludesLCLAS,
RMTASandASSO.TheSCCPrelatedobjectsareSCCOPC,SCCDPC,SSN,CSPC,
andCSSN.Formorefullnamesoftheobject,refertoSS7/SIGTRANmanagedobjects.
MOconfiguringsequence
SomeoftheMOshavedependencies.Pleasefollowtheconfigurationsequencebelow
strictly,otherwisetheconfigurationwillfail.
1. ConfigureM3UAlimits(optional)

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Note:
ItisrecommendedtousethedefaultvalueforM3UAlimits.Ifnecessary,youcan
changeM3UAlimitsviaSCLIcommandsorsignalingplan.
2. ConfigureSCCPlimits(optional)

Note:
ItisrecommendedtousethedefaultvalueforSCCPlimits.Ifnecessary,youcan
changeSCCPlimitsviaSCLIcommands.
3. ConfigureSCCPtimerprofile(optional)

Note:
ItisrecommendedtocreatenewSCCPtimerprofilesfornewsignalingconnectionsor
network.YoucanconfigureSCCPtimerprofileviaSCLIcommandsorsignalingplan.
4. ConfigureSCTPprofile(optional)

Note:
ItisrecommendedtocreatenewSCTPprofilesfornewsignalingconnectionsor
network.YoucanconfigureSCTPprofileviaSCLIcommandsorsignalingplan.
5. ConfigureSSPfilteringtimer(optional)

Note:
ItisrecommendedtousethedefaultvalueforSSPfilteringtimer.Youcanconfigure
SSPfilteringtimerviaSCLIcommandsorsignalingplan.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Configureserviceaccesspoint(SAP)
Configurelocalapplicationserverandremoteapplicationserver
ConfigureSCCPownpointcodeanddestinationpointcode
ConfigureSCCPsubsystemnumber
ConfigureSCCPconcernedpointcode
ConfigureSCCPconcernedsubsystemnumber
ConfigureM3UAassociationandenableM3UAassociation

2.2 SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayers
TheSS7/SIGTRANstackprovidesasignalingplatformforvariousapplicationsbasedon
MIPSarchitecture.
SIGTRANstackcontainstwotypesofRecoveryGroups(RGs).Theyare:

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SS7RecoveryGroup-ThisRGimplementsM3UAprotocolandprovidestransport
functionsforMTP3-UsersignalingoverIPnetwork.
SCCPRecoveryGroup-ThisRGimplementstheSCCPprotocolandprovides
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Figure2:SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayersshowsthevariousprotocollayersthatare
currentlysupportedintheSIGTRANstack.
Figure2

SS7/SIGTRANprotocollayers

SCCP User

SCCP
LM

SCCP

M3UA

SNM
SS7
LM

SCTP

SignalingNetworkManager(SNM)runsonthemanagementbladeandis
responsibleforprovisioningoflayermanagers,monitoringoflayermanagersandcoordinatingswitchovers.
Layermanagers(LM)areapartoftheirrespectiverecoverygroups.SCCPLMtakes
careofprovisioningtheSCCPstackandSS7LMtakescareofprovisioningthe
M3UA/SCTPstack.
SCTPUserreferstotheapplicationthatinteractswiththeSCCPlayerofthestack
whichinturninteractswiththeotherunderlyinglayers.

2.3 SS7/SIGTRANdeployment
SS7SIGTRANstacksupportstwokindsofdeploymentmodels.Theyare

Singlenodedeploymentorstandalonedeployment
Multi-nodedeployment

IntheFlexiDirect,theadopteddeploymenttypeissinglenodeduetoitssimple
structure.
Singlenodedeployment
Inthiskindofdeployment,boththerecoverygroups(SS7andSCCP)areactiveinthe
samenode.Incaseofafailurescenario,HighAvailabilityServices(HAS)restartsthe
processesintherecoverygroups.Acertainperiodofdowntimeisobserved.
illustratesaninstanceofsinglenodedeployment.

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3 ConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwithSCLI
commands
3.1 Requiredpermissionsforsignalingconfiguration
SCLIcommands
TheuseraccountyouloginwithmusthavecorrectpermissionsforexecutingtheSCLI
commands.SCLIcommandsanduserpermissionsliststherequiredpermissionsfor
executingSCLIcommandsinthisdocument.
Table1

SCLIcommandsanduserpermissions

Command

Permission

add signaling

fsNetworkingManage

set signaling

fsNetworkingManage

show signaling

fsNetworkingManageorfsNetworkingView

delete signaling

fsNetworkingManage

start signaling
diagnostics

fsNetworkingManage

stop signaling
diagnostics

fsNetworkingManage

save symptom-report fsStdSympManage


set config
attribute

fsConfigManageAll

Forinformationonmanaginguseraccount,seeManagingUsersinmcRNCandFlexi
DirectRNC.

3.2 ConfiguringManagedObjectswithSCLIcommands
3.2.1 ConfiguringM3UAlimits
Definition:
Summary
ModificationoftheexistingM3UAinitializationparameterscanbedonewithSCLI
command.ThecommandstoresthenewvaluesintheConfigurationDirectoryonly.To
makethesevaluesapplicabletostack,SS7LayerManagerneedstoberestarted
(manuallybytheoperator)atallnodes.

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ThesystemusesdefaultM3UAlimitsconfiguredinthestack,ifyoudonotsetthelimits.

Notice:ChangeintheconfigurationofM3UAlimitsmightresultinhighmemory
consumption,especiallywhenchangingparametersmax-local-asand
max-local-asp.Withoutenoughmemory,SS7LMwillfailtostartup.
Table2:MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfiguredprovidestheapproximate
memoryrequiredforvariousconfigurationsofM3UAlimits.

MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfigured

Table2

max-remote-as

max-remote-asp

max-sctpconnections

max-local-as

max-local-asp

SS7LMMemory
Consumption

200

200

200

50MB

200

200

200

50

100MB

200

200

200

20

50

200MB

200

200

200

20

80

350MB

200

200

200

25

100

500MB

SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfiguretheM3UAlimitsforthestacksinitializationparametersusingStructured
CommandLineInterface(SCLI)commands.
Beforeyoustart
Checkthat:

RecoveryGroups/SGWNetMgrand/SS7SGUareinalockedstate.

Tocheckthatthe/SGWNetMgrrecoverygroupislockedornot,executethefollowing
command:
show has state managed-object /SGWNetMgr
Thefollowingoutcomemustbedisplayed
OBJECT
DYNAMIC

ADMINISTRATIVE

OPERATIONAL

USAGE

ROLE

PROCEDURAL

/SGWNetMgr
-

LOCKED

DISABLED

IDLE

NOTINITIALIZED

TheLOCKEDstateoftheadministrativefieldandtheIDLEstateoftheusage
fieldindicatesthattherecoverygroupislocked.
Tolocktherecoverygroup,executethefollowingcommand:
set has lock managed-object /SGWNetMgr

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Thefollowingmessageisdisplayed:
/SGWNetMgr locked successfully.

Notice:Lockingthe/SS7SGUrecoverygroupwillcausethesignalingstacktobeoutof
service.Usethisfunctionwithcare.
RepeatthesameSCLIcommandtocheckthestateofthe/SS7SGUrecoverygroupand
lockthisRGifneeded.

Procedure
1

UpdateM3UAInitializationparameters
ToupdateM3UAInitializationparameters,executethefollowingSCLIcommand:
set signaling ss7 m3ua-limits sctp-reconnect-timeout-base
<value> sctp-reconnect-timeout-inc <value> sctp-reconnecttimeout-max <value> max-local-as <value> max-local-asp <value>
max-remote-as <value> max-remote-asp <value> max-sctpconnections <value> max-sg <value> max-user-part-per-asp
<value> m3ua-max-retransmits <value> m3ua-max-step1retransmits <value> m3ua-retransmit-timeout-step1 <value>
m3ua-retransmit-timeout-step2 <value>
liststheparameters:

Table3

M3UAInitializationparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

m3ua-maxretransmits

Thisisthemaximum
valueoftheretransmissionattempts.

Optional

0-2400

Defaultvalueis100.

Value0indicatesthat
theM3UA
retransmissionisnot
enabled.

m3ua-max-step1retransmits

Thisisthemaximum
Optional
valueofthestep1Defaultvalueis10.
retransmissionattempts.

0-1200

Itmustbelowerthanor
equaltom3ua-maxretransmits.

m3ua-retransmittimeout-step1

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forretransmittingM3UA Defaultvalueis2s.
ASPtrafficmaintenance
(ASPTM)messageand
ASPstatemaintenance
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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

initially.Itmustbelower
thanorequaltom3ua-

retransmittimeout-step2.
m3ua-retransmittimeout-step2

Thisisthetimeinterval Optional
forretransmittingM3UA Defaultvalueis4s.
ASPtrafficmaintenance
(ASPTM)messageand
ASPstatemaintenance
(ASPSM)messageafter

1-1200s

m3ua-retransmittimeout-step1
expired.
max-local-as

max-local-asp

max-remote-as

max-remote-asp

20

Thisparameterdefines Optional
themaximumnumberof Defaultvalueis5.
localapplicationservers.

1-50

Thisparameterdefines Optional
themaximumnumberof Defaultvalueis5.
localapplicationserver
processes/signaling
gatewayprocesses.

1-200

Maximumnumberof
remoteapplication
servers.

Optional

1-214

Maximumnumberof
remoteapplication
server
processes/signaling
gatewayprocesses.

Optional

Note: Notethat
forFlexiDirect
RNC,theupper
limitcannot
exceed16.
Usuallythedefault
valueissufficient.

Note: Notethat
forFlexiDirect
RNC,theupper
limitcannot
exceed16.
Usuallythedefault
valueissufficient.

Defaultvalueis214.

1-200

Defaultvalueis200.

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

max-sctpconnections

Maximumnumberof
M3UAassociations.

Optional

max-sg

Maximumnumberof
signalinggateways.

Optional.

1-5

Defaultvalueis5.

1-200

Defaultvalueis200.

Thoughahighervalue
canbegiven,the
currentimplementation
restrictsthenumberof
localSGsto1-8.

Note: Notethat
forFlexiDirect
RNC,thedefault
valueis
recommended.

max-user-partper-asp

Maximumnumberof
Optional
userpartsaboveone
Defaultvalueis5.
applicationserver
process.Thoughthe
currentimplementation
supportshighervalues
SCCPistheonlyuserin
thecurrentsolution.

1-50

sctp-reconnecttimeout-base

Thisisthestarting
timeoutvalueforreconnectingSCTP
association.

Optional

1-86400s

Defaultvalueis1s.

Thisisthetimeout
incrementforreconnectingSCTP
association.

Optional

0-86400s

Defaultvalueis1s.

Thisisthemaximum
timeoutforreconnectingSCTP
association.

Optional

1-86400s

Defaultvalueis1200s.

sctp-reconnecttimeout-inc

sctp-reconnecttimeout-max

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valueis
recommended.

Note: Notethat
forFlexiDirect
RNC,thedefault
valueis
recommended.

Note: Notethat
forFlexiDirect
RNC,thedefault
valueis
recommended.

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Whenconfiguringalltheseattributesavoidtheuseofunnecessarilyhighervalues,
asitleadstoahigherconsumptionofthesignalingstacksmemoryandslow
performance.Forexample,ifyouwanttoconfigureNobjects,thenyoumustdefine
N+1valuesintheInitializationfragmentandalsoobjectIDvalueshouldbelessthan
thevalueconfiguredintheInitializationfragment.
TheseInitializationfragmentswillbeusedforcheckingthemaximumnumberof
M3UAobjectssupportedandtherangeofvaluesthatcanbegivenforobjectsID.
Example:UpdatingM3UAinitializationparameters
ToupdateM3UAinitializationparameters,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 m3ua-limits max-local-as 10 max-local-asp 10
max-remote-as 30 max-remote-asp 30 max-sctp-connections 150
max-user-part-per-asp 10 m3ua-max-retransmits 188 m3ua-maxstep1-retransmits 158 m3ua-retransmit-timeout-step1 8 m3uaretransmit-timeout-step2 38
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ToverifyiftheM3UAinitializationparametersorlimitsaresuccessfullymodifiedor
not,executethefollowingSCLIcommand:
show signaling ss7 m3ua-limits
Basedonthevaluesprovidedintheexampleabove,thefollowingoutcomeis
displayed:
M3UA Limits
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MaxOutwardStreams
: 128
MaxInwardStreams
: 128
Maximum Number of Local ASes
: 5
Maximum Number of Remote ASes
: 214
Maximum Number of Remote ASPs
: 200
Max. Retransmission
: 100
Max. Step1 Retransmission
: 158
Step2 Retransmit Timeout
: 4
Step1 Retransmit Timeout
: 2
Maximum Number of Local ASPs
: 5
Maximum Number of Signalling Gateways
: 5
Maximum Number of User parts per ASP
: 5
Maximum Reconnection Timer
: 1200
Base Reconnection Timer
: 1
Incremental Reconnection Timer
: 1
Maximum Number of Associations
: 200
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Unlocktherecoverygroup
Tounlocktherecoverygroup,executethefollowingcommand:
set has unlock managed-object /<object name>
Forexample:
set has unlock managed-object /SGWNetMgr
Thefollowingoutcomeisdisplayed:
/SGWNetMgr unlocked successfully.
Repeatthesamecommandtounlockthe/SS7SGUrecoverygroup.

3.2.2 ConfiguringSCCPlimits
Purpose
ToconfiguretheSCCPlimitsforthestacksinitializationparametersusingStructured
CommandLineInterface(SCLI)commands.Thecommandstoresthenewvaluesinthe
ConfigurationDirectory.
Beforeyoustart
Checkthat:

RecoveryGroups(RGs)/SGWNetMgrandSCCPRGs(forexample:/SCCPSGU1-0-1,/SCCPSGU-2-1-0andotherrecoverygroupsthatareconfiguredon
differentnodes)areinalockedstate.

Tocheckthatthe/SGWNetMgrrecoverygroupislockedornot,executethefollowing
command:
show has state managed-object /SGWNetMgr
Thefollowingoutcomemustbedisplayed
OBJECT
DYNAMIC

ADMINISTRATIVE

OPERATIONAL

USAGE

ROLE

PROCEDURAL

/SGWNetMgr
-

LOCKED

DISABLED

IDLE

NOTINITIALIZED

TheLOCKEDstateoftheadministrativefieldandtheIDLEstateoftheusage
fieldindicatesthattherecoverygroupislocked.
Tolocktherecoverygroup,executethefollowingcommand:
set has lock managed-object /SGWNetMgr
Thefollowingmessageisdisplayed:
/SGWNetMgr locked successfully.
RepeatthesameSCLIcommandstocheckthestateofthealltheSCCPRGs
configuredonallthenodesandlocktheseRGsifneeded.

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Procedure
1

UpdateSCCPinitializationparameters
TomodifytheSCCPInitializationparameters,executethefollowingSCLIcommand:
set signaling sccp limits max-concerned-point-code <value>
max-concerned-subsystem <value> max-point-code <value> maxrule-per-translation-function <value> max-subsystem <value>
max-translation-function <value>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

Sincethisisastaticconfiguration,/SGWNetMgrandSCCPRGsshouldbeina
lockedstate.

Restrictiontoexecutethecommand:

AfterexecutingthisSCLIcommandyoumustunlock/SGWNetMgrandSCCP
RGstotakeintoeffectthenewlyconfiguredSCCPlimits.

Theparametersarelistedin:
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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

max-concernedpoint-code

Maximumnumberof
concernedpointcodes
thatcanbeconfigured.

Optional

max-concernedsubsystem

Maximumnumberof
concernedsubsystems
thatcanbeconfigured.

Optional

max-point-code

Maximumnumberof
pointcodesthatcanbe
configured.

Optional

1- 1024
Defaultvalueis64

1 - 1024
Defaultvalueis64

1 - 1024
Defaultvalueis64

max-rule-pertranslationfunction

MaximumnumberofGT Optional
translationrulesper
translationfunctionthat
Note: FlexiDirect
canbeconfigured.
RNCdoesnot
supportGT.This
parametercanbe
ignoredinFlexi
DirectRNC
configuration.

1 - 100

Defaultvalueis16

max-subsystem

Maximumnumberof
subsystemsthatcanbe
configured.

Optional

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SCCPInitializationparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

max-translationfunction

MaximumnumberofGT Optional
translationfunctionsthat
canbeconfigured.
Note: FlexiDirect
RNCdoesnot
supportGT.This
parametercanbe
ignoredinFlexi
DirectRNC
configuration.

1 - 100
Defaultvalueis16

Example:ModifyingSCCPInitializationparameters
TomodifySCCPinitializationparameters,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling sccp limits max-concerned-point-code 10 maxconcerned-subsystem 8 max-point-code 12 max-rule-pertranslation-function 15 max-subsystem 12 max-translationfunction 15
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ToverifyiftheSCCPinitializationparametersorlimitsaresuccessfullymodifiedor
not,executethefollowingSCLIcommand:
show signaling sccp limits
Basedonthevaluesprovidedintheexampleabove,thefollowingoutcomeis
displayed:
Sccp Limits
-----------------------------------------------------------SCCP Local Instance Id
: 1
maximum number of concerned point codes
: 10
maximum number of concerned subsystems
: 8
maximum number of point codes
: 12
maximum number of subsystems
: 12
maximum number of translation functions
: 15
maximum number of translation rules per translation function
: 15
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Unlocktherecoverygroup
Tounlocktherecoverygroupthatisusedasanexampleinthisprocedure,execute
thefollowingcommand:
set has unlock managed-object <object name>
Forexample:
set has unlock managed-object /SGWNetMgr
Thefollowingoutcomeisdisplayed:
/SGWNetMgr unlocked successfully.
RepeatthesamecommandtoalltheSCCPRGs.

3.2.3 ConfiguringSCCPtimerprofiles
Definition:
Summary
SCCPtimerprofileisusedtoconfigureSCCPtimespecificparameters.Youcan
administertheSCCPtimerconfigurationfordifferenttypeofnetworksusingtheSCLI
command.Thenetworktypeparameterinthecommandallowsuserstocreatenetworkspecifictimerconfiguration.Toapplythealreadycreatedtimerprofiletothestack,
associatetheprofiletoaparticularserviceaccesspointusingtheadd/setcommandof
ConfiguringServiceAccessPoint.
ThedefaultSCCPtimerprofilesshownintheConfigurationDirectoryare:
1.
2.
3.
4.

ITU-DEF-defaultprofileforITUvariant.
ANSI-DEF-defaultprofileforANSIvariant.
PRC-DEF-defaultprofileforCHINESEvariant.
TTC-DEF-defaultprofileforJAPANESEvariant.

Formoreinformationonthevaluesforeachofthedefaultprofile,seeAppendix:SCCP
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Note:
Toupdatethestack,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling service-access-point sccp-timer-profile-name
<SCCPTimerProfileName> name <SAPName>
ConsiderthefollowingwhilespecifyingSCCPtimerprofilesinSAP:

FordifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktype,ensurethatthesameSCCP
timerprofileisused.
WhendifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktypebutdifferentSCCPtimer
profiles,thelatestupdatedtimerprofileisenforced.Youcancheckthetimerprofile
thatistakenintousebyexecutingthecommand
show signaling service-access-point.
Example:
IfSAP1=ITUisassignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF1andtheSAP2=ITUis
assignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF2,thentheexpectedbehavioristhatPRF2
settingswillbecomeactiveforbothSAP1andSAP2.

Youcanalsoaddnewprofilesaccordingtoyourrequirements.
ExecutethefsclishcommandtoentertheSCLIshell.
Purpose
ToconfigureanSCCPtimerprofileusingSCLIcommands.

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPtimerprofile
ToaddanSCCPtimerprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name <name> network-type
<value> t-a <value> t-congestion <value> t-connect <value> t-d
<value> t-guard <value> t-iar <value> t-ias <value> t-interval
<value> t-reassembly <value> t-release <value> t-repeatrelease <value> t-reset <value>
Theparametersarelistedin:

Table5

AddingSCCPtimerprofileparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

name

SCCPtimerprofile
name

network-type

Thisparameterspecifies Mandatory
thenetworkstandard
usedtoconfigurethe
stack.

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

t-a

Timeduringwhichthe
Optional
MTP-STATUSprimitives
areignoredforsetting
therestrictionlevel
(RLM)andrestriction
sublevel(RSLM).This
parameterallowsyouto
ignorethemtp-status
indicationprimitives.

60-600ms;onlyvalues
ofmultiplesof10are
allowed,forinstance,
60,80,210,etc.

t-d

Delayinseconds,for
decrementingtheMTP
restrictionlevel(RLM)
andrestrictionsub-level
(RSLM)aftercongestion
hasabated.

Optional

1-10 seconds

t-congestion

Delayinseconds,for
Optional
decrementingtheSCCP
congestionlevel(CLS)
aftercongestionhas
abated.

1-10 seconds

t-connect

Waitingtimeinseconds Optional
forconnectionconfirm
message. t-connect
timerwillbestarted
whenConnection
Request(CR)message
issent,aftergetting
ConnectionConfirm
(CC)messagefromthe
remotenode,thistimer
willbecleared.

60-120 seconds

t-ias

Delayinseconds,to
sendamessageina
connectionIT(Inactivity
Test),onaconnection
section,whenthereare
nomessagestosend.

90-600 seconds

Optional

Whenanoriginating
nodereceivesaCC
messageT(ias)timer
willbestarted.When
T(ias),expires,anIT

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

messageissentonthe
connectionsection.For
moreinformationabout
t-iasandt-iar,see
Furtherinformation.

g
t-iar

Note: t-iasis
restartedevery
timeamessageis
sent.

Waitingtimeinseconds, Optional
toreceiveamessageon
aconnectionsection.

270-1260 seconds

Whenanoriginating
nodereceivesaCC
message,T(iar)timer
willbestarted.When
T(iar)expires,the
connectionrelease
procedurewillbe
initiated.
Formoreinformation
aboutt-iasandt-iar,see

t-release

Waitingtimeinseconds Optional
toreceiverelease
confirm(RLC)message.
WhenRLSDmessageis
sentontheconnection,
releasetimerT(rel)will
bestarted,itwillbe
clearedwhennode
receivesRLCmessage.

10-20 seconds

t-repeat-release

Waitingtimeinseconds
toreceiverelease
complete(RLC)
messageaftertheinitial
T(rel)expires.

10-20 seconds

Optional

T(int)andT(repeatrel)
timersarestartedwhen
RLCmessageisnt
receivedwithinT(rel).

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

WhenT(repeatrel)
expiresinthedurationof
T(int),itisrestarted.
WhenT(int)expires,
stopT(repeatrel)ifitis
stillrunning.

t-interval

Waitingtimeinseconds,
toreceiverelease
complete(RLC)
messageatertheinitial
T(rel)expires.

50-60 seconds

WhenT(rel)timer
expires,T(int)willbe
started.T(int)willbe
clearedonceyouget
RLCmessage.
WhenT(int)expires,
stopT(repeatrel)ifitis
stillrunning,release
connectionresources
andfreezethelocal
referencenumber.

t-guard

Waitingtimeinseconds Optional
toresumenormalstatus
fortemporary
connectionsections
duringtherestart
procedure.

1380-1500 seconds

Thistimerwillbestarted
whennodeisrestarted
oractiveSCCPis
restarted.Itwillbe
clearedafterRLSD
messageisrepliedwith
interchangingSLRand
DLRvalues.Whentguardexpires,
connectionrelease
messagesarerejected.
CurrentSLRandDLR
valuesmightnotbe
usedfornew
connections.

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

t-reset

Waitingtimeinseconds, Optional
toreleasetemporary
connectionsectionor
alertmaintenance
functionafterreset
requestmessageis
sent.

10-20 seconds

t-reassembly

Waitingtimeinseconds, Optional
toreceiveallthe
segmentsofthe
remainingsegments
afterreceivingthefirst
segment.

5-20 seconds for


ANSIvariant.
10-20 seconds for
othervariants.

Receivingnodewillstart
thistimerwhenitgets
firstsegmentof
completemessage.
Reassemblytimerwill
beclearedwhenallthe
segmentsarereceived.
Example:AddinganSCCPtimerprofilefornetworktypeITU
ToaddanSCCPtimerprofiletoanode,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name test network-type
itu t-a 100 t-congestion 5 t-connect 80 t-d 5 t-guard 1380 tiar 700 t-ias 300 t-interval 50 t-reassembly 10 t-release 10
t-repeat-release 10 t-reset 10
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CreateanewSCCPtimerprofilefromanexistingprofile
TocreateanewSCCPtimerprofilefromanexistingone,executethefollowing
command:
add signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile from-template <name>
name <name> t-a <value> t-d <value> t-congestion <value> tconnect <value> t-ias <value> t-iar <value> t-release <value>
t-repeat-release <value> t-interval <value> t-guard <value> treset <value> t-reassembly <value> network-type <network-type>

Note: Notice:Tosuccessfullyexecutethecommand,atleastonetimer-related
parametermustbespecified.Thespecifiedvalueoverwritesthevalueinheritedfrom
thetemplate.
liststheparametersofthiscommand.

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

from-template

ExistingSCCPtimer
profilename.

Mandatory(usedonlyin Nameoftheexisting
caseofaddinganSCCP templateprofile.
timerprofilefroman
existingtemplate).

name

NameofthenewSCCP
timerProfilecreated.

Mandatory

Nameofthenewprofile
thatiscreatedfromthe
template.

Example:CreatinganewSCCPtimerprofilefromanexistingprofile
TocreateanewSCCPtimerprofilefromanexistingprofile,executethefollowing
command:
add signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile from-template test name
SCCP1 t-a 150
3

AssociateanSCCPtimerprofilewithanServiceAccessPoint(SAP)
ToassociateanSCCPtimerprofilewithanSAP,executethefollowingcommand:

add signaling service-access-point


TochangetheSCCPtimerprofileassociatedwithanSAP,executethefollowing
command:
set signaling service-access-point

Note: Notethatthenetwork-typevalueoftheSAPmustbethesamewiththe
network-typevalueoftheSCCPtimerprofile.
Example:AssociatinganSCCPtimerprofilewithanSAP
ExecutethefollowingcommandtoaddanewSAPprofile:
add signaling service-access-point name SAP1 id 2 network-type
itu network-indicator IN0 network-appearance 100 sccp-timerprofile-name test
Example:ModifyingtheSCCPtimerprofileassociatedwiththeSAP
ExecutethefollowingcommandtomodifytheexistingSAPprofile:
set signaling service-access-point sccp-timer-profile-name
test1 name sap1

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ViewanSCCPtimerProfile
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPtimerprofileconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularSCCPtimerprofileconfiguredinthe
ConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name test
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
SCCP Timer Profile
--------------------------------------------Timer Profile Name
:
test
Guard Timer
:
1380
Reset Timer
:
10
Repeat Release Timer
:
10
SCCP protocol standard
:
itu
Release Timer
:
10
Timer A
:
100
Timer D
:
5
Inactivity Send Timer
:
300
Inactivity Receive Timer
:
700
Connection Establish Timer
:
80
Congestion Timer
:
5
Reassembly Timer
:
10
Interval Timer
:
50
--------------------------------------------b) ToviewalltheSCCPtimerprofilesconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile all

DeleteanSCCPtimerprofile
TodeleteanSCCPtimerprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name <name>
Precondition:

SCCPtimerprofilethatisspecifiedintheSCLIcommandshouldbeconfigured
successfully.
SCCPtimerprofilethatisspecifiedintheSCLIcommandshouldnotbeusedby
anySAPobjects.

Example:DeletinganSCCPtimerprofile
TodeleteanSCCPtimerprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name test

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UpdateanSCCPtimerprofile
ToupdateantheSCCPtimerprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name <name> t-a <value>
t-d <value> t-congestion <value> t-connect <value> t-ias
<value> t-iar <value> t-release <value> t-repeat-release
<value> t-interval <value> t-guard <value> t-reset <value> treassembly <value>
Aftermodificationoftimerprofileitshouldbere-appliedtoassociatedSAPobject
usingthesetserviceaccesspointcommand.

Furtherinformation
Configuringt-iasandt-iartimers
Thet-iasandt-iar timersofSCCPtimerprofilesareusedtoreleasetheidle
SCCPconnectionsfromstackautomaticallywhenthereisnotrafficontheconnections
fortoolong.Thesetimersarealwaysstartedwhentheconnectioniscreated.Whena
messageissentout,the t-iastimerisrestartedandwhenamessageisreceived,the
t-iar timerisrestarted.
Wheneveraconnectionisidleformorethanthet-iastimer,aninactivitymessageis
senttothepeernetworkelementandpeernetworkelementrestartsthe t-iartimeron
itsside.Similarlywhenthepeernetworkelementsendsaninactivitymessagetothe
localnetworkelement,thenthelocalt-iartimerisrestarted.Aslongasboththe
networkelementsmaintaintheconnections,inactivityprocedurewillgoonand
connectionismaintainedatboththesides.Butincasewhenthepeernetworkelementis
downortheconnectionisreleased,thenthepeernetworkelementdoesnotsend
inactivitymessageswhichwillresultinthet-iartimerexpiryonthelocalsideandthen
releaseoftheconnection.
Followingisanillustrationofinactivityprocedurethatoccursbetweenthelocaland
remotenetworkelements:

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Inactivityprocedure

ITmessagebetweenRNC
andMSS.IfITmessageis
notreceivedbyRNC
before480seconds,then
callgetsdropped.MSS
sendsITmessagesevery
90secondstokeeptheidle
connectionalive.

MSS
IAS=90
IAR=600

Remotenetwork
element
RNC
IAS=90
IAR=480

Localnetwork
element

RNC
IAS=160
IAR=270

ITmessagebetweenlocal
RNCandremoteRNC.If
ITmessageisnotreceived
byRNCbefore480
seconds,thencallgets
dropped.RemoteRNC
sendsITmessagesevery
160secondstokeepthe
idleconnectionalive.

Remotenetwork
element

ITmessagebetweenRNC
andSGSN.IfITmessage
isnotreceivedbyRNC
before480seconds,then
callgetsdropped.SGSN
sendsITmessagesevery
60secondstokeeptheidle
connectionalive.

SGSN
IAS=60
IAR=900

Remotenetwork
element

ThevaluesofSCCPtimerprofiles(t-iasand t-iar)inthelocalnetworkelement
shouldbeconfiguredbasedontheremotenetworkelementconfigurations.Thefollowing
pointsshouldbetakencarewhileconfiguringthetimervalues:

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t-iartimervalueinthelocalnetworkelementshouldalwaysbeinmultiples(at
leastthrice)ofthehighest t-iastimervalueconfiguredamongalltheremote
networkelements.
Example:
Intheabovefigure,theremoteRNCnetworkelementhasthehighestt-iastimer
valuethatis160(X),thenthe t-iartimervalueinthelocalRNCnetworkelement
shouldbeatleast3X(3*160=480).
t-iastimervalueinthelocalnetworkelementshouldalwaysbelessthanonethird
ofthelowestt-iartimervalueconfiguredamongalltheremotenetworkelements.
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Intheabovefigure,theremoteRNCnetworkelementhasthelowestt-iartimer
valuevaluethatis270(Y),thenthet-iastimervalueinthelocalRNCnetwork
elementshouldbeatleastY/3(90).

3.2.4 ConfiguringSCTPprofiles
Definition:
Summary
SCTPprofilespecifiestheK-SCTP(KernelSCTP)parametersthatwillbeconfigured
whilecreatinganM3UAassociation.
ThisprocedureisusefulinsettingtheSCTPKernelparametersforSCTPassociations
betweenM3UAclientandserver.
Whileaddinganassociation,specifythenameoftheSCTPprofiletobeused.Ifyoudo
notspecifytheSCTPprofilename,thenSS7willbeusedasthedefaultSCTPprofile.

Notice:ItisrecommendedtousethesamevaluesinSCTPprofileasthoseusedin
peernetworkelements,suchasMSS,SGSN.
BydefaulttherearenineSCTPprofilesintheConfigurationDirectory:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

SS7
IETF
GENERAL
SATELLITE
SS7-high
SS7-medium
SS7-low
H248_SAT
H248

Thelasttwoprofilesarecreatedforsignalinggateway.Itisnotrecommendedtouse
themforFlexiDirectRNC.

Note:
Thedefaultprofilescanneitherbedeletednormodified.
YoucanviewtheSCTPprofileinformationconfiguredbyexecutingthefollowing
command:
show signaling sctp-profile all
FordetailedinformationonhowtoviewtheSCTPprofiles,refertostep1(b)Startthe
processtoviewtheSCTPProfile.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCTPprofilesusingStructuredCommandLineInterface(SCLI)commands.

Procedure

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CreateanSCTPprofile
ToaddanSCTPprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sctp-profile name <name> assoc-max-retransmits
<value> bundling <value> heartbeat-interval <value> max-initretransmits <value> path-max-retransmits <value> rto-init
<value> rto-max <value> rto-min <value> sack-period <value>
valid-cookie-life <value> dscp-marking <value> socket-path-mtu
<value>

Note: Notice:ThefollowingcontraintsmustbefulfilledwhileconfiguringanSCTP
profile:

assoc-max-retransmits>path-max-retransmits
rto-min<=rto-init<=rto-max

Theparametersarelistedin:
*ms = milliseconds
Table7

AddingSCTPprofileparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

name

NameoftheSCTP
Profile

assoc-maxretransmits

Thisparameterdefines Mandatory
amaximumnumberof
unacknowledged
transmissions(including
heartbeats)per
association.Whenthis
thresholdvaluehas
beenreached,the
associationisaborted.

1-15

bundling

Thisparametercontrols Mandatory
iftheuserapplication
allowsordoesnotallow
morethanonechunk
withintheSCTPpacket.
Bundlingisusedby
defaultinthesystem.

Thisparameteristhe
Mandatory
basicvalueofthe
heartbeatinterval.The
heartbeatintervalinreal
lifeisthesumofthe
followingparameters:

10-300000ms

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1 -- enable
bundling
0 -- disable
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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

heartbeatintervalvalue,
rto-min,andthevalue
ofsmallrandomjitter.
UsedHB.intervalvalue
andthevalueof
RTO.mincomefromthe
parameterset,butthe
valueofjittercanvary
betweennetworksand
networkelements.
max-initretransmits

Maximuminitialization
retransmissions

Mandatory

1 - 15

path-maxretransmits

Thisparameterdefines Mandatory
amaximumnumberof
unacknowledged
transmissions(including
heartbeats)perpath.
Whenthisthreshold
valuehasbeenreached,
thepathismarked
inactive.

1 - 15

rto-init

Initialretransmission
timeoutvalue

Mandatory

10-60000ms

Mandatory

200-120000ms

Thisparameterisused
asdefaultRTOvalue
justafteranSCTP
associationis
established.This
parameterisusedonly
forsecondarypathuntil
thefirstheartbeat
sequence.

rto-max

Maximum
retransmissiontimeout
value

rto-min

Minimumretransmission Mandatory
timeoutvalue.
Thisparameteris
normallyusedtomonitor
thetimeusedin

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Thedefaultvalueof
rto-minparameteris
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AddingSCTPprofileparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

retransmitting.Ifthe
delaytimeofaSACK
messagefromapeer,
whichacknowledgesa
sendingdatamessage,
exceedsthevalueof
rto-minrepeatedly,
thisvalueneedstobe
re-adjustedtoLAN
capacity.
Thisparameterindicates Mandatory
amaximumdelaywhich
messagereceivershall
waitforanotherdata
chunkuntilitshallsend
SACKmessageforan
acknowledgementofa
receiveddatamessage.

sack-period

valid-cookie-life Validcookielifetime

Mandatory

0-500000ms

10-500000ms
Default:60000ms

DSCPmarking

dscp-marking

Optional

0-63
Default:34
Hexvaluesforabove
numbersarealso
supported

socket-path-mtu

PathMTUsize

Optional

540-9000

Example:AddinganSCTPprofile
ToaddanSCTPprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sctp-profile name SCTPtest assoc-max-retransmits
15 bundling 1 heartbeat-interval 1500 max-init-retransmits 10
path-max-retransmits 12 rto-init 30000 rto-max 100000 rto-min
10000 sack-period 25000 valid-cookie-life 150000 dscp-marking
60 socket-path-mtu 4500
2

CreateanewSCTPprofilefromanexistingprofile
TocreateanewSCTPprofilefromanexistingone,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sctp-profile from-template <name> name <name>

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

from-template

ExistingSCTPprofile
name.

Mandatory(Usedonlyin NameoftheSCTP
caseofaddinganSCTP profilethatisusedas
profilefromanexisting
thetemplate.
template)

name

NameofthenewSCTP
Profilecreated

Mandatory

NameofthenewSCTP
profilethatiscreated
fromthetemplate.

Note: IncaseyouwanttomodifythevaluesoftheparametersofthenewSCTPprofile
thatiscreatedfromthetemplate,youcandosobylistingtheparametersthatneedto
bechangedinthecommandandbydefiningappropriatevaluesforthem.Inother
words,whilecreatinganewSCTPprofilefromanexistingtemplateallparametersare
optionalexceptfrom-templateandnameparameters.
Example:CreatinganewSCTPprofilefromanexistingprofile
TocreateanewSCTPprofilefromanexistingprofile,executethefollowing
command:
add signaling sctp-profile from-template SCTPtest name SCTP2
3

ViewanSCTPprofile
a) ToviewaparticularSCTPprofileconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sctp-profile name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularSCTPprofileconfiguredintheConfiguration
Directory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sctp-profile name SCTPtest
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
--------------- Sctp Profile------------------------------------------------------------------------------Profile Name
:
SCTPtest
Max. Assoc. Retransmission
:
10
Bundling
:
1
Heart Beat Interval
:
1500
Max. Init Retransmission
:
10
Max. Path Retransmission
:
12
RTO Init Value
:
30000
RTO Maximum Value
:
100000
RTO Minimum Value
:
10000
Sack Period
:
25000
Life Time of a Valid Cookie
:
150000

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DSCP Marking
:
60
Maximum Transmission Unit
:
4500
------------------------------------------------------------------------------b) ToviewalltheSCTPprofilesconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sctp-profile all

DeleteanSCTPprofile
TodeleteanSCTPprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sctp-profile name <name>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

SCTPprofilenamethatismentionedinthecommandshouldbeconfigured
successfully.
SCTPprofileshouldbedeletedonlywhenalltheassociatednetworkelements
arealreadydeleted.

Example:DeletinganSCTPprofile
TodeleteanSCTPprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sctp-profile name SCTPtest

UpdateanSCTPprofile
AnyoftheSCTPprofileparameterscanbemodifiedbyexecutingthefollowing
command:
set signaling sctp-profile name <name> assoc-max-retransmits
<number> bundling <number> dscp-marking <number> heartbeatinterval <number> max-init-retransmits <number> path-maxretransmits <number> rto-init <number> rto-max <number> rtomin <number> sack-period <number> socket-path-mtu <number>
valid-cookie-life <number>
Theparametersarelisted:

Table9

ModifyingSCTPprofileparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

name

NameoftheSCTP
Profile

Mandatory

NameoftheSCTP
profilethatismodified.

assoc-maxretransmits

Maximumnumberof
sctpassociation
retransmits

Optional

1-15

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

bundling

Thisparameterdefines
thebundlingoptionsfor
theSCTPmessages.

Optional

0/1

heartbeatinterval

SCTPheartbeat
Interval

Optional

10-300000 ms

max-initretransmits

Maximuminitialization
retransmissions

Optional

1 - 15

path-maxretransmits

Maximumpath
retransmissions

Optional

1 - 15

rto-init

Initialretransmission
timeoutvalue

Optional

10-60000 ms

rto-max

Maximum
retransmissiontimeout
value

Optional

200-120000 ms

rto-min

Minimumretransmission Optional
timeoutvalue

10-20000 ms

sack-period

SCTPACKPeriod

Optional

0-500000 ms

Optional

10-500000 ms

Optional

Followingarethevalues
supportedbytheIP
layer.valuesoutsidethe
numbersgivenbelow
willbeacceptedbythe
stackbuttreatedas
invalid.

valid-cookie-life Validcookielifetime
dscp-marking

DSCPmarking

10, 12, 14 , 18,


20,22, 26, 28,
30, 34, 36, 38
Hexvaluesforabove
numbersarealso
supported

socket-path-mtu

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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges
Ifyoudonotconfigure
thisparameter,SCTP
levelPATHMTU
becomes0(Zero)by
default

Example:UpdatinganSCTPprofile
TomodifyanSCTPprofile,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling sctp-profile name SCTPtest assoc-max-retransmits
12 bundling 0 dscp-marking 35 heartbeat-interval 2500 maxinit-retransmits 8 path-max-retransmits 7 rto-init 60 rto-max
500 rto-min 50 sack-period 25000 socket-path-mtu 4500 validcookie-life 250000

Note: Themodifiedvaluescanbeappliedbyeitherofthefollowingways:

restartingthe/SS7SGUrecoverygroup.Usethefollowingcommand:
set has restart managed-object /SS7SGU

firstdisablingandthenenablingtheassociationthatusesthecorrespondingSCTP
profile.Usethefollowingcommandtodisableorenableanassociation:
set signaling ss7 association id <value> admin-state
<enabled|disabled>

3.2.5 ConfiguringSSPfilteringtimer
Definition:
Summary
YoucanenableordisabletheSSPfilteringtimer.
Whenenabled,thedownstatusoftheSCCPsubsysteminlocalorremoteNEwillnotbe
communicatedwiththecontrolplaneapplicationuntilthetimingperiodisover.For
example,theSCLIcommandoutputshowsthattheremotesubsystemRSSMSS2isin
NOTALLOWEDstatus.Butallservicesassociatedwiththissubsystemarenotcutoff
immediately.
REMOTE SUBSYSTEMS---------------------------------------------SCCP SubSystem Identifier
SCCP SubSystem
SCCP SubSystem Number
SAP Profile Name
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Concerned SubSystem
Status

: LSS
: CONFIGURED , NOT ALLOWED

--------------------------------------------------------------Whendisabled,thecontrolplaneapplicationwillbeinformedimmediatelywhenthe
SCCPsubsysteminlocalorremoteNEgoesdown.
YoucanalsosetthevalueoftheSSPfilteringtimer.ThevalueoftheSSPfilteringtimer
cannotbehigherthantiartimer.Forinformationontiartimer,seeConfiguring
SCCPtimerprofiles.

Note:
NotethattheSSPfilteringtimerisautomaticallyenabledeverytimeitsvalueis
modified.
Purpose
UsingSSPfilteringtimercanimprovecallsstabilitywhenIu/IurSignalinglinkfluctuations
happen.TheSSPfilteringtimerisoptionalandcanbeconfiguredanytimeafterthe
systemisup.

Procedure
1

DisableorenableSSPfilteringtimer
TheSSPfilteringtimerisenabledbydefault.Todisableorenablethetimer,execute
thefollowingcommand:
set signaling sccp ssp-filter-timer status <enabled|disabled>

SetSSPfilteringtimervalue.
TosetthevalueoftheSSPfilteringtimer,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling sccp ssp-filter-timer timer timer-value <timervalue>
Therangeofthetimer-valueparameteris500to300000.Theunitis
millisecond.Thedefaultvalueis5000ms.Thevalueofthisparametercannotbe
higherthanthatoftiartimer.

ViewcurrentconfigurationofSSPfilteringtimer.
ToviewcurrentconfigurationofSSPfilteringtimer,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp ssp-filter-timer
Expectedoutcome
Anexampleoutputoftheabovecommandisasfollows:
Command executed at 2012-07-24 18:37:38
SSP-filter-timer persistent info
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Timer
: 10 * 100ms
Status
: enabled
-------------------------------------------------------------SSP filter timer run-time info
-------------------------------------------------------------Timer
: 10 * 100ms
Status
: enabled
--------------------------------------------------------------

3.2.6 ConfiguringServiceAccessPoint
Definition:
Summary
SAPisaserviceaccesspointthatisusedtoconfigureaparticularsignalingnetworkin
thestack.
SAPidentifiesthenetworkindicatorandvariantofthenodeintheSS7network.Anode
canhavemultipleSAPsconfigured.MultipleSAPscanbeaddedwiththesamenetwork
indicator.

Note:
ConsiderthefollowingwhilespecifyingSCCPtimerprofilesinSAP:

FordifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktype,ensurethatthesameSCCP
timerprofileisused.
WhendifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktypebutdifferentSCCPtimer
profiles,thentheexpectedbehaviouristhatthelatestupdatedtimerprofileis
enforced.
Example:
IfSAP1=ITUisassignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF1andtheSAP2=ITUis
assignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF2,thentheexpectedbehavioristhatPRF2
settingswillbecomeactiveforbothSAP1andSAP2.

SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderthefsclishprompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureServiceAccessPoint(SAP)usingStructuredCommandLineInterface
(SCLI)commands.

Steps

Procedure

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CreateanSAP
ToaddanSAP,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling service-access-point name <name> id <value>
network-type <value> network-indicator <value> networkappearance <value> sccp-timer-profile-name <name>

Note:
SCCPtimerprofileandSAPmustusethesamenetwork-type.
TheparametersarelistedinTable10:ConfiguringSAPparameters:

Table10

ConfiguringSAPparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

name

SAPnameisusedto
Mandatory
uniquelyidentifyanSAP
.Usershallalwaysuse
thisparameter(name)to
refertothisobjectin
future.

Nameoftheservice
accesspointtobe
configured.

id

SAPidisusedto
identifytheservice
accesspointuniquelyin
thestack.

1-10

network-type

Thisparameterspecifies Mandatory
thenetworkstandard
usedtoconfigurethe
stack.

network-indicator Thenetworkindicatorparameter
indicatesthenetwork
typeofthenodethatis
configured.

Mandatory

Mandatory

ansi, chinese,
japanese, itu

NetworkIndicator:
International,
InternationalSpare,
NationalandNational
Spare.Valuesareas
follows:

IN0, IN1, NA0,


NA1
networkappearance

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Thisisanmandatory
parameterwhichis
requiredonlyiftheNA
(NetworkAppearance)
valueisrequiredforthe
SIGTRANnetworkthat
isusingthisservice
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ConfiguringSAPparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

sccp-timerprofile-name

SCCPtimerprofileis
usedtoconfigureSCCP
timespecific
parameters.Usercan
administertheSCCP
timerconfigurationfor
differentnetworks.

Optional
Ifyoudonotusethis
parameter,defaulttimer
profileisselectedbased
onthenetwork-type
selected.

Nameofanexisting
SCCPtimerprofile

Example:AddanSAPtotheConfigurationDirectory
ToaddanSAPtotheConfigurationDirectory,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling service-access-point name SAP1 id 2 network-type
ansi network-indicator IN0 network-appearance 100
2

ViewaconfiguredSAP
a) Toviewaparticularservice-access-pointconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling service-access-point name <name>
Example:ViewaparticularSAPconfiguredintheConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling service-access-point name SAP1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
SERVICE-ACCESS-POINT
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------service-access-point-name
: SAP1
service-access-point-id
: 1
network-appearance
: 100
network-type
: ansi
network-indicator
: NA0
SCCP Timer Profile Name
: ANSI-DEF
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------b) Toviewalltheserviceaccesspointsconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling service-access-point all

DeleteanSAP
TodeleteanSAP,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling service-access-point name <name>

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Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

TheSAPnamementionedinthecommandshouldbeconfiguredsuccessfully.
AnSAPcanonlybedeletedwhenalltheassociatedobjectsarealreadydeleted.

Example:DeleteanSAPfromtheConfigurationDirectory
TodeleteanSAP,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling service-access-point name SAP1
ExecutingthiscommandwilldeleteSAPfromSCCP,M3UA,andMTP3layers.
4

UpdateanSCCPtimerprofileinSAP
ThevalueofSCCPtimerprofileparameterscanbeupdatedinthestackby
executingthefollowingSCLIcommand:
set signaling service-access-point sccp-timer-profile-name
<new profile name> name <sap name>

3.2.7 ConfiguringLocalAS
Definition:
Summary
LocalASisalogicalentityservingaspecificrouting key.Theroutingkeyidentifiesa
specificsignalingservice,whichtheLocalASisresponsibletohandle.Itisthe
destinationpointcode(DPC)oftheAS.TheASisidentifiedwitharouting context
betweentwoPeers,whichuniquelymapstotheroutingkey.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureLocalAS(ApplicationServer)usingStructuredCommandLineInterface
(SCLI)commands.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateaLocalAS
ToaddaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 local-as name <name> id <value> routing-keydpc <value> routing-context <value> service-access-point-name
<name> traffic-mode <value>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

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Restrictionstoexecutethecommand:

idandrouting-contextvaluesshouldnotalreadybeconfigured.
Note:
Thevalueforrouting-contextcanbeduplicatedininstanceswheremultipleSAPs
havebeenconfigured.

Maximumnumberoflocalapplicationserversconfigured,shouldnotexceedthe
limitspecifiedintheM3UAInitializationsection(M3UAMAXAS).

TheparametersarelistedinTable11:AddingLocalASparameters:
Table11

AddingLocalASparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

Thisparameterisused
toidentifytheunique
localapplicationserver.
M3UAstackneeds
uniqueLocalASID.

Mandatory

1-50

Note:

Thevalueofthis
parametershould
besmallerthanor
equaltothevalue
ofmax-local-as
parameterof
M3UAlimits.

name

Uniquelocalapplication Mandatory
servername.This
uniquenameisneeded
toidentifyeachlocalAS
configured.While
executingtheshow
commandforaLocal
AS,nameofthelocal
ASwillbedisplayedand
nottheASID.

Nameofthelocal
applicationservertobe
configured.

routing-context

Localapplicationserver Mandatory
routingcontext,this
parameteruniquely
identifiestheroutingkey.

0-4294967295

routing-key-dpc

Aroutingkeydescribes Mandatory
asetofSS7parameters
andtheirvaluesthat
uniquelydefinethe

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AddingLocalASparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

rangeofsignalingtraffic
thatistobehandledby
aparticularApplication
Server.

routing-key-dpc
consistsofonlyDPC
parameterto
differentiatethetraffic
type.

1-16383(forITU
standard)
1-65535(for
JAPANESE
standard)

CurrentlyonlyDPCroutingkeyissupported.

service-accesspoint-name

Serviceaccesspoint
name(SAP)isusedby

Mandatory

Nameoftheservice
accesspointconfigured.

thelocalAStogetthe
NA(Network
appearance)valuefrom
theSAPobjectifitis
presentinit.

traffic-mode

Thisparameteridentifies Mandatory
thetrafficmodeofthe
operationofanASP
(ApplicationServer
Process)withinanAS.
Threetypesoftraffic
modesaregivenbelow:

loadshare,
override,
broadcast

Loadshare:alllocal
ASPshandlethetraffic
simultaneously.
Override:Lastactive
localASPhandlesthe
traffic.
Broadcast:Alllocal
ASPsreplicatethedata,
andtransmitittothe
peerend.
Example:AddingaLocalAS
ToaddaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 local-as id 15 name localAS1 routing-context
100000 routing-key-dpc 16100 service-access-point-name SAP1
traffic-mode loadshare

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ViewaLocalAS
a) ToviewaparticularLocalASconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 local-as name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularLocalASconfiguredintheConfiguration
Directory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 local-as name localAS1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------M3UA-LOCAL-AS----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------id
: 15
name
: localAS1
routing-context
: 100000
routing-key-dpc
: 16100
service-access-point-name
: SAP1
traffic-mode
: loadshare--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------b) ToviewallthelocalapplicationserversconfiguredintheConfigurationDirectory,
executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 local-as all

DeleteaLocalAS
TodeleteaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 local-as name <name>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:
LocalASnamewhichistobedeletedshouldnotbeusedinanyotherobjects,like:
a) M3UAassociation
b) SCCPownpointcode
c) LocalASP
Example:DeletingaLocalAS
TodeleteaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 local-as name localAS1

UpdateaLocalAS
ToupdateaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 local-as name <value> routing-context
<value> traffic-mode <value>
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EnsurethattheassociationsusingtheLocalASareindisabledstate.

Example:UpdatingaLocalAS
ToupdateaLocalAS,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 local-as name localAS1 routing-context 6
traffic-mode loadshare

3.2.8 ConfiguringRemoteAS
Definition:
Summary
RemoteASisalogicalentityservingaspecificrouting key.Theroutingkey
identifiesaspecificsignalingservice,whichtheRemoteASisresponsibletohandle.Itis
thedestinationpointcode(DPC)oftheAS.TheASisidentifiedwitharouting
contextbetweentwoPeers,whichuniquelymapstotheroutingkey.

Note:
WhensingleexchangemodeisusedinM3UAassociation,theroutingcontextof
RemoteASspecifiedinthelocalFlexiDirectRNCmustbeequaltothevalueusedin
theremotenetworkelement.TheroutingcontextofLocalAS,however,hasnosuch
constraintandcanbeassignedtoanyvaluewithinthevalidrange.Formore
informationonsingleexchangemode,seeSingleexchangemode.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfiguretheRemoteApplicationServer(AS)usingStructuredCommandLine
Interface(SCLI)commands.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateaRemoteAS
ToaddaRemoteAS,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 remote-as id <value> name <name> routingkey-dpc <value> service-access-point-name <name> traffic-mode
<value> pending-timer <value> communication-type <value>
routing-context <value> [include-routing-context-in-outgoingmessage <value>] [include-network-appearance-in-outgoingmessage <value>]
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

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Restrictionstoexecutethecommand:
a) idandrouting-contextvaluesshouldnotalreadybeconfigured.

Note:
Thevaluefor routing-context canbeduplicatedininstanceswheremultiple
SAPshavebeenconfigured.
b) MaximumnumberofLocalASconfiguredshouldnotexceedthelimitspecifiedin
M3UAInitializationsectionforthemax-remote-asparameter.
TheparametersarelistedinTable12:AddingRemoteASparameters:

Table12

AddingRemoteASparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

Thisparameterisused
toidentifytheremote
applicationserver.

Mandatory

1-1024

Note:

Thevalueofthis
parametershould
besmallerthanor
equaltothevalue
ofmax-remote-as
parameterof
M3UAlimits.

name

Nameoftheremote
applicationserver.

Mandatory

Nameoftheremote
applicationservertobe
configured.

routing-context

Routingcontextofthe
remoteapplication
server.Thisparameter
willidentifytherouting
key.

Mandatory

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AddingRemoteASparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

routing-key-dpc

Note:

Whensingle
exchangemodeis
usedinM3UA
association,the
routingcontextof
RemoteAS
specifiedinthe
localFlexiDirect
RNCmustbe
equaltothevalue
usedintheremote
networkelement.
Therouting
contextofLocal
AS,however,has
nosuchconstraint
andcanbe
assignedtoany
valuewithinthe
validrange.For
moreinformation
onsingle
exchangemode,
seeSingle
exchangemode.

Aroutingkeydescribes Mandatory
asetofSS7parameters
andtheirvaluesthat
uniquelydefinethe
rangeofsignalingtraffic
thatistobehandledby
aparticularApplication
Server.

1-16777215(for
ANSIandCHINESE
standard)
1-16383(forITU
standard)
1-65535(for
JAPANESE
standard)

routing-key-dpc
consistsofonlyDPC
parameterto
differentiatethetraffic
type.
service-accesspoint-name

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AddingRemoteASparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

Itisexpectedthatthe
associatedLocalAS
andRemoteASshall
usethesameSAP
object.

traffic-mode

Thetraffic-mode
Mandatory
parameteridentifiesthe
trafficmodeofoperation
oftheASP(application
serverprocess)within
anAS.

loadshare,
override,
broadcast

Loadshare:all
RemoteASPshandle
thetraffic
simultaneously.
Override:lastactive
RemoteASPhandles
thetraffic.
Broadcast:all
RemoteASPsreplicate
thedata,andtransmitit
tothepeerend.
pending-timer

Thisparameterspecifies Mandatory
thependingtimeofthe
AS(inseconds).Thisis
thetimeforwhichthe
ASstaysinpending
state,andM3UAbuffers
theASdatathatis
pumpedinfromthe
user.

1-4294967295

communicationtype

Thisparameterdefines
thecommunicationtype
oftheRemoteAS.
Followingarethetwo
communicationtypes:

ipsp, sgasp

Mandatory

Donotselectsgaspas
itisnotsupported.

IPSP-communication
betweenRANand
SGW.
SGASP-communication
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AddingRemoteASparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

include-routingcontext-inoutgoing-message

Thisparameterallows
youtoincluderouting
contextinformationin
outgoingmessageon
network.

Optional

include-networkappearance-inoutgoing-message

Thisparameterallows
Optional
youtoincludenetworkappearanceinformation
inoutgoingmessageon
network.

enabled,disabled
Default:disabled

enabled,disabled
Default:enabled

Example:AddingaRemoteAS
ToaddaRemoteAS,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 remote-as communication-type ipsp id 10 name
remoteAS1 pending-timer 25000000 routing-context 1000000
routing-key-dpc 16300 service-access-point-name SAP1 trafficmode loadshare
2

ViewaRemoteAS
a) ToviewaparticularRemoteASconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 remote-as name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularRemoteASconfiguredintheConfiguration
Directory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 remote-as name remoteAS1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------M3UA-REMOTE-AS----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------communication-type
: ipsp
id
: 10
name
: remoteAS1
pending-timer
: 25000000
routing-context
: 1000000
routing-key-dpc
: 16300
service-access-point-name
: SAP1
traffic-mode
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Directory,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 remote-as all

DeleteaRemoteAS
TodeleteaRemoteAS,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 remote-as name <name>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:
RemoteASnamewhichistobedeleted,shouldnotbeusedinanyotherobjects,
like:
a) M3UAassociation
b) SCCPdestinationpointcode
c) RemoteASP
Example:DeletingaRemoteAS
TodeleteaRemoteAS,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 remote-as name remoteAS1

UpdateaRemoteAS
ToupdateaRemoteAS,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 remote-as name <value> include-networkappearance-in-outgoing-message <value> include-routingcontext-in-outgoing-message <value> traffic-mode <value>
pending-timer <value> routing-context <value>
Example:UpdatingaRemoteAS
Executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 remote-as name RAS1 include-networkappearance-in-outgoing-message enabled include-routingcontext-in-outgoing-message enabled traffic-mode loadshare

3.2.9 ConfiguringSCCPownpointcode
Definition:
Summary
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclishprompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPownpointcodeusingStructuredCommandLineInterface(SCLI)
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Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPownpointcode
ToaddanSCCPownpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp own-point-code id <value> local-as-name
<name>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

Specifiedlocal-as-nameshouldalreadybeconfigured.

Restrictionstoexecutethecommand:

PointcodeIDshouldbeunique.
Onlyoneprimarypointcodecanbeadded.
Note:
Thenameparameterthatyouseeintheoutputisnotsupported.Donotsetvaluefor
thisparameter.Thelocal-as-nameparametervalueisusedaspointcodename.

TheparametersarelistedinTable13:ConfiguringSCCPownpointcode
parameters:
Table13

ConfiguringSCCPownpointcodeparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

Ownpointcode
Mandatory
identifier.Itmustbe
uniqueacrossownpoint
codeaswellas
destinationpointcode.

1-1024

local-as-name

NameoftheLocalAS
configuredattheM3UA
layer.

Nameofthelocal
applicationserver
configured.

Mandatory

Example:AddanSCCPownpointcodetotheConfigurationDirectory
ToaddanSCCPownpointcodetotheConfigurationDirectory,executethefollowing
command:
add signaling sccp own-point-code id 2 local-as-name localAS1

ViewaconfiguredSCCPownpointcode
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPownpointcodeconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp own-point-code name <name>

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Example:ViewaparticularSCCPownpointcodeconfiguredinthe
ConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp own-point-code name localAS1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
Point code Name
: localAS1
point code
: 1001
Point code Id
: 2
SAP Profile Name
: sap1
Status
: ACCESSIBLE
b) ToviewalltheSCCPownpointcodesconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp own-point-code all

DeleteanSCCPownpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPownpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp own-point-code name <name>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

SCCPownpointcodespecifiedinSCLIcommandshouldalreadybeconfigured.
GivenSCCPownpointcodenameshouldnotbeusedinconfiguringthe
concernedsignalingpoint(CSP).

Example:DeleteanSCCPownpointcodefromtheConfigurationDirectory
TodeleteanSCCPownpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp own-point-code name localAS1

3.2.10 ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcode
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPdestinationpointcodeusingStructuredCommandLineInterface
(SCLI)commands.

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPdestinationpointcode
ToaddanSCCPdestinationpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp destination-point-code id <value> remoteas-name <name> include-spc-in-called-address-of-outgoingmessage <value>
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Note: Thenameparameterthatyouseeintheoutputisnotsupported.Donotset
valueforthisparameter.Theremote-as-nameparametervalueisusedaspoint
codename.
Theparametersarelistedin:

Table14

ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcodeparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

Thisparameteridentifies Mandatory
theDestinationpoint
code.Itmustbeunique
acrossdestinationpoint
codeaswellasown
pointcode.

1-1024

remote-as-name

NameoftheRemoteAS Mandatory
configuredattheM3UA
layer.

Nameoftheremote
applicationserver
configured.

include-spc-incalled-addressof-outgoingmessage

Thisparameterallows
usertoincludeor
excludethedestination
pointcodevalueinall
outgoingSCCP
messages.

enabled, disabled

Optional

Default:enabled

Example:AddinganSCCPdestinationpointcodetotheConfiguration
Directory
ToaddanSCCPdestinationpointcodetotheConfigurationDirectory,executethe
followingcommand:
add signaling sccp destination-point-code id 12 remote-as-name
remoteAS1
2

ViewaconfiguredSCCPdestinationpointcode
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPdestinationpointcodeconfigured,executethe
followingcommand:
show signaling sccp destination-point-code name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularSCCPdestinationpointcodeconfiguredin
theConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp destination-point-code name MSS1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
Point code Name
: MSS1
point code
: 3001
Point code Id
: 3

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SAP Profile Name


PC Type
Status

: sap1
: REMOTE
: ACCESSIBLE

b) ToviewalltheSCCPdestinationpointcodesconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp destination-point-code all

DeleteanSCCPdestinationpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPdestinationpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp destination-point-code name <name>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

SCCPdestinationpointcodeshouldalreadybeconfigured.
GivenSCCPdestinationpointcodeshouldnotbeusedinconfiguringthe
concernedsignalingpoint(CSP).

Example:DeletinganSCCPdestinationpointcodefromtheConfiguration
Directory
TodeleteanSCCPdestinationpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp destination-point-code name MSS1

3.2.11 ConfiguringSCCPsubsystem
Definition:
Summary
SCCPsubsystemobjectwilladdsubsysteminSCCPnetwork.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPsubsystemusingStructuredCommandLineInterface(SCLI)
commands.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPsubsystem
ToaddanSCCPsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp subsystem name <name> id <value> ssn
<value> point-code-name <name>
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Specifiedpointcodenameshouldalreadybeconfigured.

Restrictiontoexecutethecommand:

Subsystemidandnameshouldbeunique.

TheparametersarelistedinTable15:ConfiguringSCCPsubsystemparameters:
Table15

ConfiguringSCCPsubsystemparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

Thisparameterisused
toidentifytheSCCP
subsystem.

Mandatory

1-1024

name

NameoftheSCCP
subsystem.

Mandatory

NameoftheSCCP
subsystemthatis
configured.

point-code-name

Thisparameterdefines
thepointcodenamein
whichtheSCCP
subsystemis
configured.

Mandatory

Nameofthepointcode
inwhichtheSCCPsubsystemisconfigured.

ssn

Thisparameterdefines
theSubsystemnumber

Mandatory

142(RANAP)
143(RNSAP)
249(PCAP)

Example:AddinganSCCPsubsystemtotheConfigurationDirectory
ToaddanSCCPsubsystemtotheConfigurationDirectory,executethefollowing
command:
add signaling sccp subsystem name SSN1 id 5 ssn 15 point-codename MSS1
2

ViewaconfiguredSCCPsubsystem
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPsubsystemconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp subsystem name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularSCCPsubsystemconfiguredinthe
ConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp subsystem name SSN1

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Followingoutputisdisplayed:
SCCP SubSystem Identifier
SCCP SubSystem
SCCP SubSystem Number
Dest Point code Name
Status

:
:
:
:
:

5
SSN
15
MSS1
CONFIGURED , ALLOWED

b) ToviewalltheSCCPsubsystemsconfigured,executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp subsystem all

DeleteanSCCPsubsystem
TodeleteanSCCPsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp subsystem name <name>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

SCCPsubsystemnamegivenintheSCLIcommandshouldalreadybe
configured.
GivenSCCPsubsystemshouldnotbeusedinconfiguringtheconcerned
signalingsubsystem(CSS).

Example:DeletinganSCCPsubsystemfromtheConfigurationDirectory
TodeleteanSCCPsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp subsystem name SSN1

3.2.12 ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcode
Definition:
Summary
SCCPconcernedpointcodeisneededtoknowthechangeinthepointcodestate.
Concernedpointcodewillbeinformedaboutthechangeinthestateoftheaffectedpoint
code.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPconcernedpointcodeusingStructuredCommandLineInterface
(SCLI)commands.

Steps

Procedure

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CreateanSCCPconcernedpointcode
ToaddanSCCPconcernedpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp concerned-point-code name <name> affectedsubsystem-name <value> point-code-name <name>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

Specifiedaffectedsubsystemnameandpointcodenameshouldalreadybe
configured

TheparametersarelistedinTable16:ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcode
parameters:
Table16

ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcodeparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

Nameoftheaffected
subsystem.

affectedsubsystem-name

Mandatory

Itisthelocalsubsystem
intheFlexiDirectRNC.

name

Nameoftheconcerned
pointcode.

Mandatory

point-code-name

NameofConcerned
pointcode.

Mandatory

Nameoftheconcerned
pointcode.

Whenstatechangesin
thelocalsubsystemof
theFlexiDirectRNC,
theremotepointcode
willbeinformed.
Example:AddinganSCCPconcernedpointcodetotheConfiguration
Directory
ToaddanSCCPconcernedpointcodetotheConfigurationDirectory,executethe
followingcommand:
add signaling sccp concerned-point-code name conpc1 affectedsubsystem-name SSN1 point-code-name IWF
ExpectedOutcome
Thecommandisexecutedsuccessfully.
UnexpectedOutcome
Errormessageisdisplayed.

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ViewaconfiguredSCCPconcernedpointcode
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPconcernedpointcodeconfigured,executethe
followingcommand:
show signaling sccp concerned-point-code name <name>
Example:ViewingaparticularSCCPconcernedpointcodeconfiguredin
theConfigurationDirectory
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp concerned-point-code name conpc1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
Concerned Point Code
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Concerned Point Code Name
:conpc1
Point code Name
:IWF
Affected Subsystem Name
:SSN1
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------b) ToviewalltheSCCPconcernedpointcodesconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp concerned-point-code all

DeleteanSCCPconcernedpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp concerned-point-code name <name>
Example:DeletinganSCCPconcernedpointcodefromtheConfiguration
Directory
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedpointcode,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp concerned-point-code name conpc1
ExpectedOutcome
Thecommandisexecutedsuccessfully:
UnexpectedOutcome
Errormessageisdisplayed.

3.2.13 ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystem
Definition:
Summary
SCCPconcernedsubsystemisneededtoknowthechangeinthestateofthe
subsystem.Concernedsubsystemwillbeinformedaboutthestatechangeinaffected
subsystem.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.

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Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPconcernedsubsystemusingStructuredCommandLineInterface
(SCLI)commands.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPconcernedsubsystem
ToaddanSCCPconcernedsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name <name> affectedsubsystem-name <name> subsystem-name <name>
Preconditiontoexecutethecommand:

Specifiedaffectedsubsystemnameandsubsystemnamesubsystemshould
alreadybeconfigured

TheparametersarelistedinTable17:ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystem
parameters:
Table17

ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystemparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

affectedsubsystem-name

Nameoftheaffected
subsystem.

Mandatory

Nameoftheaffected
subsystem.

Itisthesubsystem
wherethechangeinthe
stateofthesubsystem
isknown.Itinforms
whetherthesubsystem
isinadownstateoritis
inanupstate.

name

Nameoftheconcerned
sub-system.

Mandatory

Nameoftheconcerned
subsystemconfigured.

subsystem-name

Concernedsubsystem
name.

Mandatory

NameoftheSCCP
subsystemconfigured.

Itisthesubsystem
whichwillbeinformed
aboutthestatechanges
inothersubsystem,in
thiscasetheaffectedsubsystem.
Example:AddanSCCPconcernedsubsystemtotheConfigurationDirectory

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ToaddanSCCPconcernedsubsystemtotheConfigurationDirectory,executethe
followingcommand:
add signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name CSS1 subsystemname SSN333250 affected-subsystem-name SSN250333
2

ViewtheconfiguredSCCPconcernedsubsystem
a) ToviewaparticularSCCPconcernedsubsystemconfigured,executethe
followingcommand:
show signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name <name>
Example:ViewingCSS1SCCPconcernedsubsystem
Executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name CSS1
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
Concerned Subsystem
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Concerned Subsystem Name
: CSS1
SCCP SubSystem
: SSN333250
Affected Subsystem Name
: SSN250333
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------b) ToviewalltheSCCPconcernedsubsystemsconfigured,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling sccp concerned-subsystem all

DeleteanSCCPconcernedsubsystem
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name <name>
Example:DeletinganSCCPconcernedsubsystemfromtheConfiguration
Directory
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedsubsystem,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling sccp concerned-subsystem name CSS1

3.2.14 ConfiguringM3UAassociation
Definition:
Summary
AnM3UAassociationobjectconsistsofonelocalASPandoneremoteASP.Twotypes
ofassociations,IPSPandSGASP,canbeaddedtothesignalingstack.ForFlexiDirect
RNC,onlyIPSPcommunicationtypeissupported.
SCLIcommandsareexecutedunderfsclish prompt.

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Note:
Amaximumof5localASPsor5localend-pointspernodeareallowed.Here,localASP
orlocalend-pointsreferstoacombinationoflocalIPaddress,local-client-portorlocalserver-port.
Purpose
ToconfiguretheM3UAassociationusingStructuredCommandLineInterface(SCLI)
commands.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanM3UAassociation
TocreateanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 association id <value> local-ip-addr <value>
local-server-port <value> vrf-name <value> local-client-port
<value> local-as-name <name> node <value> remote-ip-addr
<value> remote-port <value> remote-as-name <name>
communication-type <value> exchange-mode <value> sctp-profile
<value> role <value> priority <value>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

LocalASspecifiedinthecommandshouldalreadybeconfigured.
RemoteASspecifiedinthecommandshouldalreadybeconfigured.

Restrictionstoexecutethecommand:

AssociationIDsshouldbeunique
Note:
Whenroleissettoclient,local-client-portmustbespecifiedand
local-server-portisoptional;whenroleissettoserver,
local-server-portmustbespecifiedandlocal-client-portisoptional.

TheparametersarelistedinTable18:AddingM3UAassociationparameters:
Table18

AddingM3UAassociationparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

communicationtype

68

Thisparametersignifies Mandatory
communicationtypewith
thepeer.

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AddingM3UAassociationparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

IPSP-thistypedefines
thecommunication
betweenRANand
SGW.
SGASP-thistype
definesthe
communicationbetween
MSSandSGW
id

AssociationID

Mandatory

1-22000

local-as-name

Nameofthelocal
applicationserver.

Mandatory

Nameofthelocal
applicationserver
configured.

Mandatory

IPv4

local-client-port Thisparameterdefines
theclientportofthe
localendpointofthe
SCTPassociation.Itis
neededonlywhenthe
roleofthelocalend
pointisclient.

Optional

1025-65535

local-server-port Thisparameterdefines
theserverportofthe
localendpointofthe

Optional

1025-65535

Thisisaparameterwith
multiplevalues,thatis,
whileconfiguringa
singleassociationyou
canassociatemultiple
LocalASswiththe
associationby
specifyingthenamesof
theLocalASs.

local-ip-addr

IPaddressoflocalASP.
IPaddressthatis
configuredshouldbea
partofthe
fsipaddress -g.Itis
importantthatthe
configuredIPaddress
shouldbeIPaddressof
anodeandnottheIP
addressofarecovery
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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

SCTPassociation.Itis
neededonlywhenthe
roleofthelocalend
pointisserver.

node

Nameofthenodeon
Mandatory
whichtheASPis
configured.Thename
mustbeuniqueamongst
alltheASPsconfigured.
AndtheIPaddressthat
isprovidedtothisnode,
shouldbethevalueof
the local-ip-addr
parameter.

Startingwith/,
followedbythenode
name.ForFlexiDirect
RNC,thereisonlyone
node:CLA-0.

remote-as-name

Nameoftheremote
applicationserver.

Nameoftheremote
applicationserver
configured.

remote-ip-addr

IPaddressoftheremote Mandatory
ASP.

IPv4

remote-port

Remoteport

1025-65535

role

Thisparameterprovides Mandatory
informationwhetherthe
peerendpointisacting
asaClientorasa
Server.

client, server

exchange-mode

Thisisanoptional
parameter,andisonly
usedwhenthe

double, single

Mandatory

communicationtypedefinedisIPSP.

70

Mandatory

Optional.Defaultvalue
issingle

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tousesingle
valuewiththis
parameter.For
moreinformation
onsingle
exchangemode,
seeSingle
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Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

sctp-profile

NameoftheSCTP
Optional
profileused.Youcan
useoneofthedefault
profilesinthe
ConfigurationDirectory
(suchasSS7or
GENERAL),ornondefaultprofilecreated
usingadd signaling

DefaultvalueisSS7.

sctp-profile
command.

Note:

Itisrecommended
tohavethesame
valuesforthe
SCTPprofileas
thoseconfigured
inthepeer
networkelement.

vrf-name

NameoftheVRFtobe
configuredforthelocal
IPaddresses.

Optional

Defaultvalueisvrf0.

priority

Thisparameterdefines
theprioritylevelofthe
association.

Optional

0(highestpriority)

Thisparameteris
applicableonlywhenthe
traffic-modeofremote
ASisconfiguredas
override.

1(normalpriority)
Default:1

Example:AddinganM3UAassociation
ToaddanM3UAassociationtoanode,executethefollowingcommand:
add signaling ss7 association id 11 communication-type ipsp
local-as-name LAS1 remote-as-name MSC local-ip-addr
192.20.42.20 local-ip-addr 192.20.42.21 local-client-port
49225 remote-ip-addr 192.20.101.1 remote-port 2905 node /CLA-0
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ViewanM3UAassociationinformation
a) ToviewinformationonaparticularM3UAassociation,executethefollowing
command:
show signaling ss7 association id <value>
Example:ViewinginformationontheM3UAassociationwithID11
ToviewinformationonaparticularM3UAassociationconfigured,executethe
followingcommand:
show signaling ss7 association id 11
Followingoutputisdisplayed:
M3UA Association
---------------------------------------------------------association id
:
11
local-as-name
:
LAS1
local-ip-addr
:
192.20.42.20,192.20.42.21
local-client-port
:
49225
node
:
/CLA-0
remote-as-name
:
MSC
remote-ip-addr
:
192.20.101.1
remote-port
:
2905
exchange-mode
:
single
sctp-profile
:
SS7
communication-type
:
ipsp
admin-state
:
disabled
role
:
client
status
:
connection_down
---------------------------------------------------------b) ToviewinformationonalltheM3UAassociationsconfiguredinthesystem,
executethefollowingcommand:
show signaling ss7 association all

DeleteanM3UAassociation
TodeleteanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 association id <value>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

M3UAassociationshouldalreadybeconfigured.
Associationstateshouldbedisabled.

Example:DeletingtheM3UAassociationwithID11
Executethefollowingcommand:
delete signaling ss7 association id 11

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ActivateordeactivateanM3UAassociation
ToactivateordeactivateanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 association id <value> admin-state <value>
TheparametersareinTable19:M3UAassociationactivation-deactivation
parameters:

Table19

M3UAassociationactivation-deactivationparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

id

AssociationID

Mandatory

1-22000

admin-state

Thisparameterdefines
theadminstateofthe
association.

Mandatory

enabled:activate
theM3UA
association
disabled:
deactivatetheM3UA
association

a) ActivateanM3UAassociation
ToactivateanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 association id <value> admin-state
enabled
a) DeactivateanM3UAassociation
TodeactivateanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 association id <value> admin-state
disabled

UpdateanM3UAassociation
ToupdateanM3UAassociation,executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 association id <value> local-client-port
<value> local-server-port <value> local-ip-addr <value>
remote-ip-addr <value> remote-port <value> sctp-profile
<value> local-as-name <value> remote-as-name <value> exchangemode <value> admin-state <value>
Preconditionstoexecutethecommand:

M3UAassociationshouldbealreadybeconfigured.
Associationstateshallbedisabled.

Example:UpdatingtheM3UAassociationwithID11

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Executethefollowingcommand:
set signaling ss7 association id 11 exchange-mode double
local-as-name LAS1 local-ip-addr 193.17.33.20 local-clientport 22222 remote-as-name RAS1 remote-ip-addr 193.17.111.11
remote-port 8888 sctp-profile TESTSCTPP

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4 ConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwithsignaling
plan
4.1 Introductiontosignalingplanmanagement
AsignalingplanisaRAML2.1formatfilecontainingconfigurationofsignaling.Inthe
planfileyoucanspecifyoperationsofeachmanagedobject(MO)suchascreating,
deleting,andupdating.Allmanagedobjectscanbeconfiguredviaplan.Forthelistofall
thesignalingplanparameters,seeSignalingPlanParametersforFlexiDirect.
ThesignalingplancanbemanagedviaFlexiDirectBTSOMSGUIorNetActGUI.
FromtheFlexiDirectBTSOMSyoucancommitthefollowingoperations:

Activatingaplanonthenetworkelement
Downloadingthecurrentplanfromthenetworkelement
LoadingtheplanfileonthelocaldisktoOMS

Signalingplanactivationusesatomicpolicy.Inotherwords,eitheralltheMOsintheplan
areactivatedatonetime,ornoneofthechangesisdone.
Creatingandeditingofaplanfileisdoneviaanexternaleditor.Werecommendyouto
useasampleplanfileasabasetocreateanewplanfile.
NetActisamorecentralizedadministeringandmaintenancesever.Youcanmanage
configurationplansfromNetActusingthefollowingCM3applications:

CMOperationsManager
CMEditor
PlanEditor

FortheprinciplesofplanmanagementinNetAct,andinstructionsonmanaging
configurationplansfromNetAct,seethefollowingdocumentsintheNetActlibrary:

PlanEditorPrinciples
PlanEditorHelp
CM3Principles
CMEditorHelp
CMOperationsManagerHelp

FormoreinformationonplanoperationsandmanagingplanfromOMS,seeSystemleveldescriptioninWCDMARANandI-HSPAConfigurationManagement.

4.2 SS7/SIGTRANmanagedobjects
Amanagedobject(MO)isanobjectthatcontainsagroupofpropertiesandservesa
certainpurpose.TheseobjectsareorganizedintoahierarchymodelshowninSignaling
objectmodelhierarchy.Table20:Descriptionsofsignalingmanagedobjectslistsallthe
MOs.

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Descriptionsofsignalingmanagedobjects

Abbreviation

Name

SIGNAL

signalingfragment

SAP

signalingserviceaccesspoint

LCLAS

localapplicationserver

RMTAS

remoteapplicationserver

ASSO

association

SCCDPC

destinationsignalingpointcode

SCCOPC

originatingsignalingpointcode

SSN

SCCPsubsystem

CSPC

concernedpointcode

CSSN

concernedsubsystem

SCTPP

SCTPprofile

M3UAP

M3UAlimits

SCCPP

SCCPlimits.Notconfigurablebysignalingplan,
butonlybySCLIcommands.

SCCTP

SCCPtimerprofile

SSPFT

SSPfilteringtimer

Inthesignalingplan,youcanspecifyoneormoreoperationsorparametersfortheMOs.
TheoperationsrelatedtoaMOincludecreating,deleting,andupdating.Notallofthe
operationsaresupportedforeveryMO.Theinformationonvalidoperationsandthelist
ofsupportedparametersforeachMOcanbefoundinConfiguringSS7/SIGTRANwith
SCLIcommands.
EachMOisreferredtointhesignalingplanwithapath.Thispathindicatesthe
hierarchicalpositionoftheobjectinthesignalingobjectmodel.Thecompletepathofall
theMOsarelistedinTable21:Pathsofsignalingobjectsincompleteplanfile.

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Note:
NotethatinonenetworkelementtherecanbeonlyoneSIGNALinstance.Thenameof
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Pathsofsignalingobjectsincompleteplanfile

Managed
Object

Signalingobjectsincompleteplanfile

SAP

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>

LCLAS

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/LCLAS<LocalAS_name>

RMTAS

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/RMTAS<RemoteAS_name>

ASSO

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-<ID>

SCCDPC

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/SCCDPC-<dpc_name>

SCCOPC

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/SCCOPC-<opc_name>

SSN

Subsystemoforiginatingpointcode
IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/SCCOPC<opc_name>/SSN-<subsystem_name>
Subsystemofdestinationpointcode
IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SAP-<sap_name>/SCCDPC<dpc_name>/SSN-<subsystem_name>

CSPC

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/CSPC-<cspc_name>

CSSN

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/CSSN-<cssn_name>

M3UAP

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/M3UAP-1

SCCTP

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SCCTP-<profile/-name>

SSPFT

IADA-<instance_name>/SIGNAL-1/SSPFT-1

4.3 Signalingobjectmanagementprinciples
Theconfigurationofsignalingobjectsneedstofollowtheprincipleslistedbelow.
1. Createtheobjectwhichisintheupperlevelhierarchyfirst.
Example
LCLASobjectisundertheSAPobjectinleveldependencyhierarchy.Tocreatethe
LCLAS,createtheSAPobjectfirst.
2. Ifanobjectisaparameterofanotherobject,theparameterobjectneedstobe
createdfirst.
Example
TheLCLASandRMTASobjectsareparametersoftheASSOobject.Tocreatean
ASSOobject,theLCLASandRMTASobjectsneedtobecreatedfirst.

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3. Todeleteanobjectthatisusedasparameterofanotherobject,Theassociated
objectmustbedeletedfirst.
Example
TheLCLASandRMTASobjectsareparametersoftheASSOobject.Todeletethe
LCLASandRMTASobjects,theassociatedASSOobjectmustbedeletedfirst.
4. Deletionoftheobjectsshouldstartwiththelowerlevelobjectsintheobjects
hierarchy.
5. TheASSOobjectcanbemodifiedordeletedonlyaftertheadminState
(administrativestate)parameterissettodisabled.

4.4 ConfiguringManagedObjectswithSignalingPlan
4.4.1 ConfiguringM3UAlimits
Definition:
Summary
ThesystemusesdefaultM3UAlimitsconfiguredinthestack,ifyoudonotsetthelimits.

Notice:ChangeintheconfigurationofM3UAlimitsmightresultinhighmemory
consumption,especiallywhenchangingparametersmaxLocalASP.Withoutenough
memory,SS7LMwillfailtostartup.
Table22:MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfiguredprovidestheapproximate
memoryrequiredforvariousconfigurationsofM3UAlimits.

Table22

MemoryusageinrelationtoM3UAlimitsconfigured

max-remote-as

max-remote-asp

max-sctpconnections

max-local-as

max-local-asp

SS7LMMemory
Consumption

200

200

200

50MB

200

200

200

50

100MB

200

200

200

20

50

200MB

200

200

200

20

200

800MB

200

200

200

50

100

900MB

Purpose
ToconfiguretheM3UAlimitsforthestacksinitializationparametersusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure

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UpdateM3UAInitializationparameters
ToupdateM3UAInitializationparameters,specifyoperation parameterto
update. Anexampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='M3UAP' version='IH5.0'
operation='update' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/M3UAP-1'>
<p name='baseReconnTime'>10</p>
<p name='incReconnTime'>6</p>
<p name='maxLocalAS'>5</p>
<p name='maxLocalASP'>10</p>
<p name='maxReconnTime'>10000</p>
<p name='maxSctpConn'>190</p>
<p name='maxUsrPerASP'>10</p>
</managedObject>
Table23:M3UAInitializationparametersliststheparameters:

Table23

M3UAInitializationparameters

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

baseReconnTime

incReconnTime

Thisisthebasictimeout Optional
valueforre-connecting
SCTPassociation.

0-86400s

Thisistheincremental
timeoutvalueforreconnectingSCTP
association.

0-86400s

Optional

Step:1s
Default:5s

Step:1s
Default:5s

m3uaStep1Retransm Thisisthetimeinterval Optional


itTime
forretransmittingM3UA
ASPtrafficmaintenance
(ASPTM)messageand
ASPstate
maintenance(ASPSM)
messageinitially.Itmust
belowerthanorequal
to
m3uaStep2Retransm
itTime.

1-1200s

m3uaStep2Retransm Thisisthetimeinterval Optional


itTime
forretransmittingM3UA
ASPtrafficmaintenance
(ASPTM)messageand
ASPstatemaintenance
(ASPSM)messageafter
m3uaStep1Retransm
itTimeexpires.

1-1200s

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Default:2s

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M3UAInitializationparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

maxLocalAS

Thisparameterdefines Optional
themaximumnumberof
localapplicationservers.

1-50
Default:5

maxLocalASP

Thisparameterdefines Optional
themaximumnumberof
localapplicationserver
processes/signaling
gatewayprocesses.

maxM3uaRetransmit Thisisthemaximum
Optional
s
valueofthe
retransmissionattempts.

Note:

NotethatforFlexi
DirectRNC,the
upperlimitcannot
exceed16.
Usuallythedefault
valueissufficient.

1-200
Default:5

Note:

NotethatforFlexi
DirectRNC,the
upperlimitcannot
exceed16.
Usuallythedefault
valueissufficient.

0-2400
Default:180

Value0indicatesthat
theM3UA
retransmissionisnot
enabled.

maxM3uaStep1Retra Thisisthemaximum
Optional
nsmits
valueofthestep1
retransmissionattempts.

0-1200
Default:150

Itmustbelowerthanor
equalto

maxM3uaRetransmit
s.
maxReconnTime

80

Thisisthemaximum
timeoutvaluefor
reconnectingSCTP
association.

Optional

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M3UAInitializationparameters(Cont.)

Parameter

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Supportedvalues
/valueranges

maxRemoteAS

maxRemoteASP

maxSG

Maximumnumberof
remoteapplication
servers.

Optional

Maximumnumberof
remoteapplication
server
processes/signaling
gatewayprocesses.

Optional

Maximumnumberof
signalinggateways.

Thevalueissetbythe
system.

Maximumnumberof
M3UAassociations.

maxSctpConn

maxUsrPerASP

1-214
Default:214

1-200
Default:200

Optional

Maximumnumberof
Optional
userpartsaboveone
applicationserver
process.Thoughthe
currentimplementation
supportshighervalues
SCCPistheonlyuserin
thecurrentsolution.

1-5

Note:

Thevaluecannot
bemodifiedvia
plan.

1-256
Default:200

1-50
Default:5

4.4.2 ConfiguringSCCPtimerprofiles
Definition:
Summary
SCCPtimerprofileisusedtoconfigureSCCPtime-specificparameters.Youcan
administertheSCCPtimerconfigurationfordifferenttypeofnetworksusingsignaling
plan.
ThedefaultSCCPtimerprofilesshownintheConfigurationDirectoryare:
1.
2.
3.
4.

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ThesedefaultSCCPtimerprofilescannotbecreatedordeleted.Youcanonlyupdatethe
defaultSCCPtimerprofiles.Formoreinformationonthevaluesforeachofthedefault
profiles,seeAppendix:SCCPtimerprofiles.
Purpose
ToconfigureanSCCPtimerprofile(SCCTP)usingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPtimerprofile
ToaddanSCCPtimerprofile,specifytheoperationattributetocreate.Anexampleis
shownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCTP' version='IH5.0'
operation='create' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCCTPTSTSCCTP'>
<p name='nwType'>0</p>
<p name='tCongestion'>1</p>
<p name='tConnEst'>60</p>
<p name='tGuard'>1380</p>
<p name='tIar'>270</p>
<p name='tIas'>90</p>
<p name='tInterval'>50</p>
<p name='tReassembly'>10</p>
<p name='tRelease'>10</p>
<p name='tRepeatRelease'>10</p>
<p name='tReset'>10</p>
<p name='ta'>60</p>
<p name='td'>1</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCCPtimerprofile
TodeleteanSCCPtimerprofile,specifytheoperationattributetodelete.Anexample
isshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCTP' version='IH5.0'
operation='delete' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCCTPTSTSCCTP'>
</managedObject>

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UpdateanSCCPtimerprofile
ToupdateanSCCPtimerprofile,specifytheoperationattributetoupdate.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCTP' version='IH5.0'
operation='update' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCCTPTSTSCCTP'>
<p name='tCongestion'>2</p>
<p name='tConnEst'>100</p>
<p name='tGuard'>1400</p>
<p name='tIar'>300</p>
<p name='tIas'>400</p>
<p name='tInterval'>55</p>
<p name='tReassembly'>15</p>
<p name='tRelease'>15</p>
<p name='tRepeatRelease'>15</p>
<p name='tReset'>15</p>
<p name='ta'>100</p>
<p name='td'>8</p>
</managedObject>

ParametersofSCCTPobject
Table24:SCCTPmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSCCTP
managedobject.
Table24

SCCTPmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

nwType

Thisparameterspecifiesthe
Mandatory
networkstandardinSS7network.

Allowedvalues:

0:ITU

1:ANSI

2:CHINESE

3:JAPANESE

sccpTimerName

Thisparameterdefinesthename
ofSCCPtimerprofile.

Optional

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

tCongestion

Delayinseconds,for
decrementingtheSCCP
congestionlevelaftercongestion
hasabated.

Optional

Range:1-10s

ThisparameterdefinesSCCP
connectionestablishingtimer.

Optional

tConnEst

Step:1s
Default:1s
Range:60-120s
Step:1s
Default:60s

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SCCTPmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

tGuard

tIar

tIas

Waitingtimetoresumenormal
procedurefortemporary
connectionsectionsduringthe
restartprocedure.

Optional

Waitingtimeforreceivinga
messageonaconnection
section.tIarmustbelongerthan
tIas.

Optional

Delaytosendamessageona
connectionsectionwhenthere
arenomessagestosend.

Optional

tInterval

tReassembly

Range:1380-1500s
Step:1s
Default:1380s
Range:270-1260s
Step:1s
Default:270s
Range:90-600s
Step:1s
Default:90s

Note:

tIasisrestartedevery
timeamessageis
sent.

tIasmustbeshorter
thantIar.

Waitingtimeforreleasing
completemessage;ortorelease
connectionresources,freezethe
LRNandalertamaintenance
functionaftertheinitialtRelease
timerexpires.

Optional

Waitingtimeforreceivingallthe
remainingsegmentsofa
segmentedmessageafter
receivingitsfirstsegment.

Optional

Range:50-60s
Step:1s
Default:50s

Range:5-20s
Step:1s
Default:10s

tRelease

84

Waitingtimeforreleasingconfirm Optional
(RLC)message.WhenRLSD
messageissentonthe
connection,tReleasewillbe
started;whennodereceivesRLC
message,tReleasewillbe
cleared.

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ANSI,therange
is5-20.Forthe
othernwTypes,
therangeis1020.

Range:10-20s
Step:1s
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SCCTPmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

tRepeatRelease

tReset

ta

td

Waitingtimeforreleasing
completemessage;or,torepeat
sendingreleasemessageafter
theinitialtReleaseexpires.

Optional

Waitingtimetoreleasing
temporaryconnectionsectionor
alertmaintenancefunctionafter
resetrequestissent.

Optional

Range:10-20s
Step:1s
Default:10s
Range:10-20s
Step:1s
Default:10s

Timeperiodduringwhichthe
Optional
MTP-STATUSprimitivesare
ignoredforsettingrestrictionlevel
andrestrictionsublevel.

Range:60-600ms

Delayinseconds,for
decrementingtheMTPrestriction
levelandrestrictionsub-level
aftercongestionhasabated.

Range:1-10s

Optional

Step:10ms
Default:60ms

Step:1s
Default:1s

4.4.3 ConfiguringSCTPprofiles
Definition:
Summary
SCTPprofilespecifiestheK-SCTP(KernelSCTP)parametersthatwillbeconfigured
whilecreatinganM3UAassociation.
ThisprocedureisusefulinsettingtheSCTPKernelparametersforSCTPassociations
betweenM3UAclientandserver.
Whileaddinganassociation,specifythenameoftheSCTPprofiletobeused.Ifyoudo
notspecifytheSCTPprofilename,thenSS7willbeusedasthedefaultSCTPprofile.

Notice:ItisrecommendedtousethesamevaluesinSCTPprofileasthoseusedin
peernetworkelements,suchasMSS,SGSN.
BydefaulttherearenineSCTPprofilesintheConfigurationDirectory:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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Thelasttwoprofilesarecreatedforsignalinggateway.Itisnotrecommendedtouse
themforFlexiDirectRNC.

Note:
Thedefaultprofilescanneitherbedeletednormodified.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCTPprofilesusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCTPprofile
SpecifyoperationtocreatetoaddanSCTPprofile.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
<managedObject class='SCTPP' version='IH5.0'
operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCTPP-scptname00'>
<p name='assocMaxRetransmits'>3</p>
<p name='rtoMax'>600</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCTPprofile
SpecifyoperationtodeletetodeleteanSCTPprofile.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
<managedObject class='SCTPP' version='IH4.0'
operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCTPP-scptname00'>
</managedObject>

UpdateanSCTPprofile
SpecifyoperationtoupdatetochangetheparametersoftheSCTPprofile.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCTPP' version='IH4.0'
operation='update'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SCTPP-scptname00'>
<p name='assocMaxRetransmits'>3</p>
<p name='rtoMax'>600</p>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table25:SCTPPmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersofSCTPPmanaged
object:

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SCTPPmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

assocMaxRetransmits

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesamaximum
numberofunacknowledged
transmissions(including
heartbeats)perassociation.
Whenthisthresholdvaluehas
beenreached,theassociationis
aborted.

Range:1-15

bundling

Mandatoryforcreatingand
Allowedvalues:
optionalformodifying.This
0(no);1(yes)
parametercontrolsiftheuser
applicationallowsordoesnot
allowmorethanonechunkwithin
theSCTPpacket.Bundlingis
usedbydefaultinthesystem.

dscp

OptionalparameterforDSCP
codemarking.

Range:0-63
Default:32

heartbeatInterval

Mandatoryforcreatingand
Range:10-30000ms,
optionalformodifying.This
withstep10ms
parameteristhebasicvalueof
theheartbeatinterval.The
heartbeatintervalinreallifeisthe
sumofthefollowingparameters:
heartbeat-intervalvalue,rto-min,
andthevalueofsmallrandom
jitter.UsedHB.intervalvalueand
thevalueofRTO.mincomefrom
theparameterset,butthevalue
ofjittercanvarybetween
networksandnetworkelements.

maxInitRetransmits

Mandatoryforcreatingand
Range:1-15
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesthemaximum
numberoftimesanINITchunkor
aCOOKIEECHOchunkis
retransmittedbeforeanendpoint
abortstheinitializationprocess
andclosestheassociation

pathMTU

Optionalparameter.This
parameterdefinesthepath
maximumtransmissionunitat
SCTPsocketlevel.

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Default:0.Thevalue0
meanstheMTUat
socketlevelisnotused.

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SCTPPmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Syntax

pathMaxRetransmit

Mandatoryforcreatingand
Range:1-15
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesthemaximum
numberofconsecutive
retransmissionsovera
destinationtransportaddressofa
peerendpointbeforeitismarked
asinactive.

rtoInit

Mandatoryforcreatingand
Range:10-60000ms
optionalformodifying.This
Step:10ms
parameterdefinestheinitialvalue
ofRTO(retransmissiontimeout)
thatisusedinRTOcalculations.

rtoMax

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesthemaximum
valueofRTO(retransmission
timeout)thatisusedinRTO
calculations.

Range:200-120000ms

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinestheminimum
valueofRTO(retransmission
timeout)thatisusedinRTO
calculations.

Range:10-20000ms

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesthetimeout
periodforadelayedSACK.

Range:0-500000ms

sctpName

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.Thisisthe
nameoftheSCTPprofile.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

validCookieLife

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinesthemaximum
lifespanoftheCookiesentinan
INITACKchunk.

Range:10-500000ms

rtoMin

sackPeriod

Step:10ms

Step:10ms

Step:10ms

Step:10ms
Default:60000ms

4.4.4 ConfiguringSSPfilteringtimer
Definition:
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UsingSSPfilteringtimer(SSPFT)canimprovecallsstabilitywhenIu/IurSignalinglink
fluctuationshappen.TheSSPfilteringtimerisoptionalandcanbeconfiguredanytime
afterthesystemisup.
YoucanonlyupdatetheSSPfilteringtimerviasignalingplan.ThevalueoftheSSP
filteringtimercannotbehigherthantiartimer.Forinformationontiartimer,see
ConfiguringSCCPtimerprofiles.

Note:
NotethattheSSPfilteringtimerisautomaticallyenabledeverytimeitsvalueis
modified.
Purpose
ToconfigureanSSPfilteringtimerusingsignalingplan.

Procedure
1

UpdateSSPfilteringtimer
ToupdateanSSPfilteringtimer,specifytheoperationattributetoupdate.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SSPFT' version='IH5.0'
operation='update'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SSPFT-1'>
<p name='adminState'>0</p>
<p name='filterTimer'>1111</p>
</managedObject>
TherangeofthefilterTimerparameteris500to300000.Theunitis
millisecond.Thedefaultvalueis5000ms.

ParametersofSSPFTobject
Table26:SSPFTmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSSPFT
managedobject.
Table26

SSPFTmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

adminState

Definestheadministrativestate
ofSSPfilteringtimer

Optional

Allowedvalues:

0(DISABLE)

1(ENABLE)

Default:1

filterTimer

TimevalueforSSPfilteringtimer

Optional

Range:5-3000
Step:100ms

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SSPFTmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax
Default:50

4.4.5 ConfiguringServiceAccessPoint
Definition:
Summary
SAPisaserviceaccesspointthatisusedtoconfigureaparticularsignalingnetworkin
thestack.
SAPidentifiesthenetworkindicatorandvariantofthenodeintheSS7network.Anode
canhavemultipleSAPsconfigured.MultipleSAPscanbeaddedwiththesamenetwork
indicator.

Note:
ConsiderthefollowingwhilespecifyingSCCPtimerprofilesinSAP:

FordifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktype,ensurethatthesameSCCP
timerprofileisused.
WhendifferentSAPshavingthesamenetworktypebutdifferentSCCPtimer
profiles,thentheexpectedbehaviouristhatthelatestupdatedtimerprofileis
enforced.
Example:
IfSAP1=ITUisassignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF1andtheSAP2=ITUis
assignedwithSCCPtimerprofilePRF2,thentheexpectedbehavioristhatPRF2
settingswillbecomeactiveforbothSAP1andSAP2.

Purpose
ToconfigureServiceAccessPoint(SAP)usingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSAP
ToaddanSAP,specifytheoperationattributetocreate.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
<managedObject class='SAP' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1'>
<p name='nwAppearance'>1</p>
<p name='nwIndicator'>2</p>
<p name='nwType'>0</p>

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<p name='sapId'>1</p>
<p name='sccpTimerName'>TSTSCCTP</p>
</managedObject>
2

DeleteanSAPprofile
TodeleteanSAP,specifytheoperationattributetodelete.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
<managedObject class='SAP' version='IH5.0' operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1'>
</managedObject>

UpdateanSAPprofile
ToupdateanSAP,specifytheoperationattributetoupdate.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
<managedObject class='SAP' version='IH5.0' operation='update'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1'>
<p name='sccpTimerName'>TSTSCCTPN</p>
</managedObject>

Note:
OnlyparametersccpTimerNamecanbeupdatedviasignalingplan.
ParametersofSAPobject
Table27:SAPmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSAPmanaged
object.
Table27

SAPmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

nwAppearance

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesthenetwork
appearanceforthesignaling
network

Range:0-4294967294

nwIndicator

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterindicatesthenetwork
typeofthenodethatis
configured.

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network0
NA1:national
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IN0:international
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SAPmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Syntax

nwType

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterspecifiesthenetwork
standardinSS7network.

IN1:international
network1

Allowedvalues:

0:ITU

1:ANSI

2:JAPANESE

3:CHINESE

sapId

Mandatoryforcreating.Thisis
theIDoftheSAP.

Range:1-10

sapName

Mandatoryforcreating.Thisis
thenameoftheSAP.

Lengthrange:1-0
characters

sccpTimerName

Optionalforcreating.Thisisthe
nameofSCCPtimerprofile.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

4.4.6 ConfiguringLocalAS
Definition:
Summary
LocalASisalogicalentityservingaspecificrouting key.Theroutingkeyidentifiesa
specificsignalingservice,whichtheLocalASisresponsibletohandle.Itisthe
destinationpointcode(DPC)oftheAS.TheASisidentifiedwitharouting context
betweentwoPeers,whichuniquelymapstotheroutingkey.
Purpose
ToconfigureLocalAS(ApplicationServer)usingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateaLocalAS
ToaddaLCLASobject,specifyoperationparametertocreate.Intheexample
belowthetheLocalASobjectLAS1isisattachedunderSAP1object.This
relationshipisshowninthepathofLCLASobject.
<managedObject class='LCLAS' version='IH5.0'
operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/LCLAS-LAS1'>
<p name='localAsId'>1</p>

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<p name='routingContext'>10</p>
<p name='routingKey'>333</p>
<p name='trafficMode'>0</p>
</managedObject>
2

DeleteaLocalAS
TodeleteaLCLASobject,specifyoperationparametertodelete.Anexample
isshownbelow:
<managedObject class='LCLAS' version='IH5.0'
operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/LCLAS-LAS1'>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table28:LCLASmanagedobjectparamtersliststheparametersoftheLCLASmanaged
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Parametername

Description

Syntax

localAsId

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Range:1-1024
parameteristheuniqueIDforthe
localAS.

localAsName

Mandatoryparameter.This
parameterdefinesuniquename
forthelocalAS.

routingContext

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Range:0-4294967295
parameterdefinesroutingcontext
fortheroutingkeywhichis
mappedtotheremoteapplication
server.

routingKey

Mandatoryforcreating.Arouting
keydescribesasetofSS7
parametersandtheirvaluesthat
uniquelydefinetherangeof
signalingtrafficthatistobe
handledbyaparticular
ApplicationServer.Inthis
context,onlytheroutingkeyis
thedestinationpointcode(DPC).

Range:1-16777216

trafficMode

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesthetraffic
mode.

Allowedvalues:

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LCLASmanagedobjectparamters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Syntax

1(broadcast)

2(override)

4.4.7 ConfiguringRemoteAS
Definition:
Summary
RemoteASisalogicalentityservingaspecificrouting key.Theroutingkey
identifiesaspecificsignalingservice,whichtheRemoteASisresponsibletohandle.Itis
thedestinationpointcode(DPC)oftheAS.TheASisidentifiedwitharouting
contextbetweentwoPeers,whichuniquelymapstotheroutingkey.

Note:
WhensingleexchangemodeisusedinM3UAassociation,theroutingcontextof
RemoteASspecifiedinthelocalFlexiDirectRNCmustbeequaltothevalueusedin
theremotenetworkelement.TheroutingcontextofLocalAS,however,hasnosuch
constraintandcanbeassignedtoanyvaluewithinthevalidrange.Formore
informationonsingleexchangemode,seeSingleexchangemode.
Purpose
ToconfiguretheRemoteApplicationServer(AS)usingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateaRemoteAS
ToaddaRMTASobject,specifyoperationparametertocreate.Intheexample
belowtheRemoteASobjectMSCisattachedunderSAP1object.Thisrelationship
isshowninthepathofRMTASobject.
<managedObject class='RMTAS' version='IH5.0'
operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/RMTAS-MSC'>
<p name='commType'>0</p>
<p name='pendingTimer'>3</p>
<p name='remoteAsId'>1</p>
<p name='routingContext'>2000</p>
<p name='routingKey'>250</p>
<p name='trafficMode'>0</p>
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DeleteaRemoteAS
TodeleteaRMTASobject,specifyoperationparametertodelete.Anexample
isshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='RMTAS' version='IH5.0'
operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/RMTAS-MSC'>
</managedObject>

UpdateaRemoteAS
ToupdateaRMTASobject,specifyoperationparametertoupdate.Anexample
isshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='RMTAS' version='IH5.0'
operation='update' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAPSAP1/RMTAS-MSC'>
<p name='includeRCInOutMessage'>0</p>
<p name='includeNAInOutMessage'>0</p>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table29:RMTASmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheRMTAS
managedobject.
Table29

RMTASmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

commType

includeNAInOutMessag
e

Thisparameterdefinesthe
communicationtypewiththe
peer.

Mandatory

ThisparameterdefinesifNetwork Optional
Appearanceisincludedornotin
outgoingmessage.

Allowedvalues:

0(ipsp)

1(sgasp)

Allowedvalues:

0(NOTINCLUDED)

1(INCLUDED)

Default:1
includeRCInOutMessag
e

ThisparameterdefinesifRouting
Contextisincludedornotin
outgoingmessage.

Optional

Allowedvalues:

0(NOTINCLUDED)

1(INCLUDED)

Default:0

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RMTASmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Mandatory/Optional

Syntax

pendingTimer

Thisparameterspecifiesthe
pendingtimeoftheAS(in
seconds).Thisisthetimefor
whichtheASstaysinpending
state,andM3UAbufferstheAS
datathatispumpedinfromthe
user.

Mandatory

Range:0-4294967295

remoteAsId

Thisparameterdefinesunique
identifierfortheremote
applicationserver.Itisusedto
identifytheobjectwithinthe
signalingstack.

Mandatory

Range:1-1024

remoteAsName

Thisparameterdefinesunique
nameforremoteapplication
server

Mandatory

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

routingContext

Thisparameterdefinesrouting
contextfortheroutingkeywhich
ismappedtotheremote
applicationserver

Mandatory

Range:0-4294967295

routingKey

Aroutingkeydescribesasetof
SS7parametersandtheirvalues
thatuniquelydefinetherangeof
signalingtrafficthatistobe
handledbyaparticular
ApplicationServer.Inthis
context,onlytheroutingkeyis
thedestinationpointcode(DPC).

Mandatory

Range:1-16777216

trafficMode

Thisparameterdefinesthetraffic
mode.

Mandatory

Allowedvalues:

0(loadshare)

1(broadcast)

2(override)

4.4.8 ConfiguringSCCPownpointcode
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPownpointcodeusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure

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CreateanSCCPownpointcode
ToaddanSCCPownpointcode,specifyoperationparametertocreate.The
instanceIDfortheSCCOPCobjectisthelocalASnamethattheownpointcodeis
mappedto.Anexampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCOPC' version='IH5.0'
operation='create' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAPSAP1/SCCOPC-LAS1'>
<p name='signOwnPointIdentifier'>333</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCCPownpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPownpointcode,specifyoperationparametertodelete.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCOPC' version='IH5.0'
operation='delete' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAPSAP1/SCCOPC-LAS1'>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table30:SCCOPCmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSCCOPC
managedobject.
Table30

SCCOPCmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

localAsName

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesthelocal
applicationservernamewhich
mapstothesignalingownpoint
code.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

signOwnPointIdentifier

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesunique
identifierforthesignalingown
pointcode.

Range:1-1024

4.4.9 ConfiguringSCCPdestinationpointcode
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPdestinationpointcodeusingsignalingplan.

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Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPdestinationpointcode
ToaddanSCCPdestinationpointcode,specifyoperationparametertocreate.
TheinstanceIDfortheSCCDPCobjectistheremoteASnamethattheownpoint
codeismappedto.Anexampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCDPC' version='IH5.0'
operation='create' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAPSAP1/SCCDPC-MSC'>
<p name='signDestPointIdentifier'>250</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCCPdestinationpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPownpointcode,specifyoperationparametertodelete.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SCCDPC' version='IH5.0'
operation='delete' distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAPSAP1/SCCDPC-MSC'>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table31:SCCDPCmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSCCDPC
managedobject.
Table31

SCCDPCmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

remoteAsName

Mandatoryforcreating.
Thisparameterdefines
theremoteapplication
servernamewhich
mapstothesignaling
ownpointcode.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

signDestPointIdentifier

Mandatoryforcreating.
Thisparameterdefines
uniqueidentifierforthe
signalingdestination
pointcode.

Range:1-1024

4.4.10 ConfiguringSCCPsubsystem
Definition:

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Summary
SCCPsubsystemobjectwilladdsubsysteminSCCPnetwork.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPsubsystemusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPsubsystem
ToaddanSCCPsubsystem,specifyoperationparametertocreate.The
subsystemcanbecreatedforanownpointcodeordestinationpointcode.The
instanceIDfortheSSNobjectisthesubsystemname.Anexampleisshownas
follows:
Example:creatingSCCPsubsystemforownpointcode
<managedObject class='SSN' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCOPCLAS1/SSNSSN333250'>
<p name='ssn'>142</p>
<p name='ssnId'>1</p>
</managedObject>
Example:creatingSCCPsubsystemfordestinationpointcode
<managedObject class='SSN' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCDPCMSC/SSNSSN250333'>
<p name='ssn'>142</p>
<p name='ssnId'>5</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCCPsubsystem
TodeleteanSCCPsubsystem,specifyoperationparametertodelete.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='SSN' version='IH5.0' operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCOPCLAS1/SSNSSN333250'>
</managedObject>

ParametersofSSNobject
Table32:SSNmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheSSNmanaged
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SSNmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

ssn

Mandatoryforcreating.This

parameterdefinesthesubsystem
number.

142(RANAP)
143(RNSAP)
249(PCAP)

ssnId

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesunique
identifierforthesubsystem.

Range:1-255

ssnName

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesuniquename
forSCCPsubsystem.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

4.4.11 ConfiguringSCCPconcernedpointcode
Definition:
Summary
SCCPconcernedpointcodeisneededtoknowthechangeinthepointcodestate.
Concernedpointcodewillbeinformedaboutthechangeinthestateoftheaffectedpoint
code.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPconcernedpointcodeusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPconcernedpointcode
ToaddanSCCPconcernedpointcode,specifyoperationparametertocreate.
TheinstanceIDfortheSCCOPCobjectistheconcernedpointcodename.An
exampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='CSPC' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/CSPC-CPC1'>
<p name='assn'>SSN333250</p>
<p name='sp'>MSC</p>
</managedObject>

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DeleteanSCCPconcernedpointcode
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedpointcode,specifyoperationparameterto
delete.Anexampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='CSPC' version='IH5.0' operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/CSPC-CPC1'>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table33:CSPCmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheCSPCmanaged
object.
Table33

CSPCmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

assn

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterspecifiesaffected
subsystemname.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

cspName

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesunique
identifierforconcernedsignaling
pointcode.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

sp

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Lengthrange:1-10
parameterdefinestheconcerned characters
signalingpointcode.Itisthe
pointcodewhichwillbeinformed
aboutthechangeinthestateof
thethepeersubsystem,inthis
casetheaffectedsubsystem.
Statechangescanvaryfrom
subsystemdowntosubsystemup
andfrompointcodedownto
pointcodeup.

4.4.12 ConfiguringSCCPconcernedsubsystem
Definition:
Summary
SCCPconcernedsubsystemisneededtoknowthechangeinthestateofthe
subsystem.Concernedsubsystemwillbeinformedaboutthestatechangeinaffected
subsystem.
Purpose
ToconfigureSCCPconcernedsubsystemusingsignalingplan.

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Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanSCCPconcernedsubsystem
ToaddanSCCPconcernedsubsytem,specifyoperationparametertocreate.
TheinstanceIDfortheCSSNobjectistheconcernedsubsytemname.Anexample
isshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='CSSN' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/CSSN-CSS1'>
<p name='assn'>SSN250333</p>
<p name='ssn'>SSN333250</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanSCCPconcernedsubsytem
TodeleteanSCCPconcernedsubsytem,specifyoperationparameterto
delete.Anexampleisshownasfollows:
<managedObject class='CSSN' version='IH5.0' operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/CSSN-CSS1'>
</managedObject>

Furtherinformation
Table34:CSSNmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheCSSNmanaged
object.
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CSSNmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

localAsName

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterspecifiestheaffected
subsystemname.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

cssnName

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesunique
identifierforconcerned
subsystem.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

ssn

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Lengthrange:1-10
parameterdefinestheconcerned characters
subsystemname.Itisthe
subsystemwhichwillbeinformed
aboutthestatechangesinother
subsystem,inthiscasethe
affectedsubsystem.

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4.4.13 ConfiguringM3UAassociation
Definition:
Summary
AnM3UAassociationobjectconsistsofonelocalASPandoneremoteASP.Twotypes
ofassociations,IPSPandSGASP,canbeaddedtothesignalingstack.ForFlexiDirect
RNC,onlyIPSPcommunicationtypeissupported.
Purpose
ToconfiguretheM3UAassociationusingsignalingplan.

Steps

Procedure
1

CreateanM3UAassociation
ToaddanM3UAassociation,specifyoperationparametertocreate.An
exampleisshownbelow.TheobjectnameoftheassociationisASSOandIDis11.A
setofparametersisalsospecified.
<managedObject class='ASSO' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-11'>
<p name='adminState'>0</p>
<p name='exchangeMode'>0</p>
<p name='node'>/CLA-0</p>
<list name='localAsName'>
<p>LAS1</p>
</list>
<p name='localPort'>49225</p>
<list name='remoteAsName'>
<p>MSC</p>
</list>
<list name='remoteIP'>
<p>192.200.101.1</p>
<p>192.200.101.4</p>
</list>
<p name='remotePort'>2905</p>
<p name='role'>1</p>
<p name='sctpName'>GENERAL</p>
</managedObject>

DeleteanM3UAassociation
Todeleteanassociation,specifyoperationparametertodelete.Anexampleis
shownasfollows:
<managedObject class='ASSO' version='IH5.0' operation='delete'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-11'>
</managedObject>

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UpdateanM3UAassociation
Toupdateanassociation,specifyoperationparametertoupdate.Anexampleis
shownasfollows:
<managedObject class='ASSO' version='IH5.0' operation='update'
distName='IADA-FREE/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-11'>
<p name='adminState'>1</p>
<p name='exchangeMode'>0</p>
<list name='localAsName'>
<p>TSTLAS1</p>
</list>
<list name='localIP'>
<p>SIGTRAN_FGW_LOGICAL_IP2</p>
</list>
<list name='remoteAsName'>
<p>TSTRAS1</p>
</list>
<list name='remoteIP'>
<p>193.206.101.211</p>
</list>
<p name='sctpName'>GENERAL</p>
<p name='localServerPort'>55555</p>
<p name='remotePort'>5555</p>
</managedObject>
WhenadminStateexistsintheplan,adminState changesaccordingtothe
valuespecifiedforit;whenadminState doesnotexistintheplan,itautomatically
changestoenabled onceotherparametersaremodified.

Furtherinformation
Table35:ASSOmanagedobjectparametersliststheparametersoftheASSOmanaged
object.
Table35

ASSOmanagedobjectparameters

Parametername

Description

Syntax

adminState

Optionalparameter.This
parameterdefinesthe
administrativestateoftheSCTP
association.

Allowedvalues:

0(disabled)

1(enabled)

Default:0(disabled)
assoId

104

Mandatoryparameterfor
creating.cannotbeupdated.This
istheuniqueIDoftheSCTP
association.Thisparameter
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ASSOmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Syntax

commType

exchangeMode

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinesthe
communicationtypewiththe
peer.

Allowedvalues:

0(ipsp)

1(sgasp)

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Allowedvalues:
parameterdefinestheapplication
0(single)

serverprocessexchangemode.
1(double)

Default:0

localAsName

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parameterdefinesthelocalAS
nametowhichtheSCTP
associationbelongs.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters
Upto64localAS
namescanbespecified.

localClientPort

Optionalparameter.This
Range:1025-65535
parameterdefinestheclientport
Default:2905
ofthelocalendpointoftheSCTP
association.Itisneededonly
whentheroleofthelocalend
pointisclient.

localServerPort

Optionalparameter.This
Range:1025-65535
parameterdefinestheserverport
Default:2905
ofthelocalendpointoftheSCTP
association.Itisneededonly
whentheroleofthelocalend
pointisserver.

localIP

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Upto5localIP
parameterdefinestheIPaddress addressescanbe
ofthelocalendpointoftheSCTP specified.
association.

node

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Lengthrange:1-255
parameterdefinesthenodename characters
withintheclustertowhichthe
localendpointbelongto.This
parametercannotbeupdatedvia
plan.

remoteAsName

Mandatoryforcreatingand
optionalformodifying.This
parameterdefinestheremoteAS
nametowhichtheSCTP
associationbelongs.

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ASSOmanagedobjectparameters(Cont.)

Parametername

Description

Syntax

remoteIP

Mandatoryforcreating.This
Upto5localIP
parameterdefinestheIPaddress addressescanbe
oftheremoteendpointofthe
specified.
SCTPassociation.

remotePort

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinestheportofthe
remoteendpointoftheSCTP
association.

Range:1-65535

role

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinestheroleofthe
localendpointoftheSCTP
association.Thisparameter
cannotbeupdatedviaplan.

Allowedvalues:

Mandatoryforcreating.This
parameterdefinestheSCTP
profilenamefromwhichSCTP
socketsettingsaretobeapplied
toSCTPassociation.

Lengthrange:1-10
characters

sctpName

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5 Example:Configuringsignalingnetwork
Beforeyoustart
MakesurethattheIPaddressontheFlexiDirectBTS,MSSandSGSNarecreated.For
instructionsonconfiguringIPaddressesforFlexiDirectBTS,seeConfiguringIP
ConnectionsforIHSPA.
Anexamplescenarioofsignalingnetworkisgiveninthissection.Thenetworktopology
isshowninthefigureFigure5:FlexiDirectBTSsignalingnetworkscenario.
Figure5

FlexiDirectBTSsignalingnetworkscenario

Inthisscenario,onlythethreenetworkelements,FlexiDirectBTS,MSSandSGSN,are
inasingleserviceaccessnetwork(SAP1).OneassociationisestablishedbetweenFlexi
DirectBTSandMSSandanotherbetweenFlexiDirectBTSandSGSN.OnlyoneIP
addressisconfiguredateachendpointoftheassocations.However,itisallowedto
configuretoamaximumoffiveIPaddressesforeachendpoint.
Inthefollowingsections,youcanfindconfigurationoftheexamplescenariousingboth
SCLIandsignalingplan.

ConfiguringsignalingscenariousingSCLI
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CreateanSCCPtimerprofile
Note:
ThevaluesofSCCPtimerprofiles(t-iasandt-iar)inthelocalnetworkelement
shouldbeconfiguredbasedontheremotenetworkelementconfigurations.The
followingpointsshouldbefollowedwhileconfiguringthesetwotimervalues:

t-iartimervalueinthelocalnetworkelementshouldalwaysbeinmultiples(at
leastthrice)ofthehighestt-iastimervalueconfiguredamongalltheremote
networkelements.
t-iastimervalueinthelocalnetworkelementshouldalwaysbelessthanone
thirdofthelowestt-iartimervalueconfiguredamongalltheremotenetwork
elements.

add signaling sccp sccp-timer-profile name testTimerProfile


network-type itu t-a 100 t-congestion 5 t-connect 80 t-d 5 tguard 1380 t-iar 700 t-ias 300 t-interval 50 t-reassembly 10
t-release 10 t-repeat-release 10 t-reset 10

CreateSCTPprofiles
Note:
ItisrecommendedtousethesamevaluesinSCTPprofileasthoseusedinpeer
networkelement.
add signaling sctp-profile name SCTP_MSS assoc-max-retransmits
15 bundling 1 heartbeat-interval 1500 max-init-retransmits 10
path-max-retransmits 12 rto-init 30000 rto-max 100000 rto-min
10000 sack-period 25000 valid-cookie-life 150000 dscp-marking
60 socket-path-mtu 4500
add signaling sctp-profile name SCTP_SGSN assoc-maxretransmits 15 bundling 1 heartbeat-interval 1500 max-initretransmits 10 path-max-retransmits 12 rto-init 30000 rto-max
50000 rto-min 10000 sack-period 25000 valid-cookie-life 150000
dscp-marking 60 socket-path-mtu 4500

CreateanSAP
add signaling service-access-point id 1 name SAP1 networkappearance 1 network-indicator NA1 network-type itu sccptimer-profile-name testTimerProfile

CreatelocalandremoteAS
LocalAS:
add signaling ss7 local-as id 1 name LASADA21 routing-context
1 routing-key-dpc 1585 service-access-point-name SAP1 trafficmode loadshare

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RemoteAS:
add signaling ss7 remote-as id 1 name RASMSS1 communicationtype ipsp pending-timer 3 routing-context 2 routing-key-dpc
1911 service-access-point-name SAP1 traffic-mode loadshare
add signaling ss7 remote-as id 2 name RASSGSN1 communicationtype ipsp pending-timer 3 routing-context 3 routing-key-dpc
1794 service-access-point-name SAP1 traffic-mode loadshare

Note:
WhensingleexchangemodeisusedinM3UAassociation,theroutingcontextof
RemoteASspecifiedinthelocalFlexiDirectRNCmustbeequaltothevalueusedin
theremotenetworkelement.TheroutingcontextofLocalAS,however,hasnosuch
constraintandcanbeassignedtoanyvaluewithinthevalidrange.Formore
informationonsingleexchangemode,seeSingleexchangemode.

Createassocations
add signaling ss7 association id 11 communication-type ipsp
local-as-name LASADA21 remote-as-name RASMSS1 local-ip-addr
10.68.171.42 local-client-port 49225 remote-ip-addr
10.56.98.57 remote-port 2905 node /CLA-0 role client exchangemode single sctp-profile SCTP_MSS
add signaling ss7 association id 12 communication-type ipsp
local-as-name LASADA21 remote-as-name RASSGSN1 local-ip-addr
10.68.171.42 local-client-port 49225 remote-ip-addr
10.68.150.53 remote-port 2905 node /CLA-0 role client
exchange-mode single sctp-profile SCTP_SGSN

CreateownpointcodeandsubsystemforthelocalAS
Ownpointcode:
add signaling sccp own-point-code id 1 local-as-name LASADA21
Subsystem
add signaling sccp subsystem id 1 name OWNRANAP point-codename LASADA21 ssn 142

CreatedestinationpointcodeandsubsystemfortheremoteAS
ForMSS:
add signaling sccp destination-point-code id 2 remote-as-name
RASMSS1
add signaling sccp subsystem id 3 name MSS1RANAP point-codename RASMSS1 ssn 142

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ForSGSN:
add signaling sccp destination-point-code id 3 remote-as-name
RASSGSN1
add signaling sccp subsystem id 4 name SGSN1RANAP point-codename RASSGSN1 ssn 142
8

Addconcernedsignalingpoints
add signaling sccp concerned-point-code name CPC1 point-codename RASMSS1 affected-subsystem-name OWNRANAP
add signaling sccp concerned-point-code name CPC2 point-codename RASSGSN1 affected-subsystem-name OWNRANAP

Addconcernedsubsystems
add signaling
name OWNRANAP
add signaling
name OWNRANAP

sccp concerned-subsystem name CSS1 subsystemaffected-subsystem-name MSS1RANAP


sccp concerned-subsystem name CSS2 subsystemaffected-subsystem-name SGSN1RANAP

10 Enabletheassociations
set signaling ss7 association admin-state enabled id 11
set signaling ss7 association admin-state enabled id 12

Configuringsignalingscenariousingsignaling
plan
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE raml SYSTEM "raml21.dtd">
<raml xmlns="raml21.xsd" version="2.1">
<cmData type="actual">
<header>
<log dateTime="2010-12-21T12:58:47Z" action="created"
user="XPSLOD">
XPSLOD Created for GPM.
</log>
</header>
<managedObject class='SCCTP' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SCCTP-TSTSCCTP'>
<p name='nwType'>0</p>
<p name='tCongestion'>5</p>
<p name='tConnEst'>80</p>
<p name='tGuard'>1380</p>
<p name='tIar'>700</p>

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<p name='tIas'>300</p>
<p name='tInterval'>50</p>
<p name='tReassembly'>10</p>
<p name='tRelease'>10</p>
<p name='tRepeatRelease'>10</p>
<p name='tReset'>10</p>
<p name='ta'>100</p>
<p name='td'>5</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class='SCTPP' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SCTPP-SCTP_MSS'>
<p name='assocMaxRetransmits'>15</p>
<p name='bundling'>1</p>
<p name='heartbeatInterval'>1500</p>
<p name='maxInitRetransmits'>10</p>
<p name='pathMaxRetransmit'>12</p>
<p name='rtoInit'>30000</p>
<p name='rtoMax'>100000</p>
<p name='rtoMin'>10000</p>
<p name='sackPeriod'>25000</p>
<p name='validCookieLife'>150000</p>
<p name='dscp'>60</p>
<p name='pathMTU'>4500</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class='SCTPP' version='IH5.0' operation='create'
distName='PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SCTPP-SCTP_SGSN'>
<p name='assocMaxRetransmits'>15</p>
<p name='bundling'>1</p>
<p name='heartbeatInterval'>1500</p>
<p name='maxInitRetransmits'>10</p>
<p name='pathMaxRetransmit'>12</p>
<p name='rtoInit'>30000</p>
<p name='rtoMax'>50000</p>
<p name='rtoMin'>10000</p>
<p name='sackPeriod'>25000</p>
<p name='validCookieLife'>150000</p>
<p name='dscp'>60</p>
<p name='pathMTU'>4500</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SAP" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1">
<p name="nwAppearance">1</p>
<p name="nwIndicator">1</p>
<p name="nwType">0</p>
<p name="sapId">1</p>
<p name='sccpTimerName'>TSTSCCTP</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="ASSO" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-11">
<p name="adminState">1</p>
<p name="commType">0</p>

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<p name="exchangeMode">1</p>
<p name="node">/CLA-0</p>
<list name="localAsName">
<p>LASADA21</p>
</list>
<list name="localIP">
<p>10.68.171.42</p>
</list>
<p name="localClientPort">49225</p>
<list name="remoteAsName">
<p>RASMSS1</p>
</list>
<list name="remoteIP">
<p>10.56.98.57</p>
</list>
<p name="remotePort">2905</p>
<p name="role">0</p>
<p name="sctpName">SCTP_MSS</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="ASSO" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/ASSO-12">
<p name="adminState">0</p>
<p name="commType">0</p>
<p name="exchangeMode">1</p>
<p name="node">/CLA-0</p>
<list name="localAsName">
<p>LASADA21</p>
</list>
<list name="localIP">
<p>10.68.171.42</p>
</list>
<p name="localClientPort">49225</p>
<list name="remoteAsName">
<p>RASSGSN1</p>
</list>
<list name="remoteIP">
<p>10.68.150.53</p>
</list>
<p name="remotePort">2905</p>
<p name="role">0</p>
<p name="sctpName">SCTP_SGSN</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="CSPC" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/CSPC-CPC1">
<p name="assn">OWNRANAP</p>
<p name="sp">RASMSS1</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="CSPC" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/CSPC-CPC2">
<p name="assn">OWNRANAP</p>
<p name="sp">RASSGSN1</p>

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</managedObject>
<managedObject class="CSSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/CSSN-CSS1">
<p name="assn">MSS1RANAP</p>
<p name="ssn">OWNRANAP</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="CSSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/CSSN-CSS2">
<p name="assn">SGSN1RANAP</p>
<p name="ssn">OWNRANAP</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="LCLAS" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/LCLAS-LASADA21">
<p name="localAsId">1</p>
<p name="routingContext">1</p>
<p name="routingKey">1585</p>
<p name="trafficMode">0</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="RMTAS" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/RMTAS-RASMSS1">
<p name="commType">0</p>
<p name="pendingTimer">3</p>
<p name="remoteAsId">1</p>
<p name="routingContext">2</p>
<p name="routingKey">1911</p>
<p name="trafficMode">0</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="RMTAS" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/RMTAS-RASSGSN1">
<p name="commType">0</p>
<p name="pendingTimer">3</p>
<p name="remoteAsId">2</p>
<p name="routingContext">3</p>
<p name="routingKey">1794</p>
<p name="trafficMode">0</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SCCOPC" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCOPC-LASADA21">
<p name="signOwnPointIdentifier">1</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SCCDPC" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCDPC-RASMSS1">
<p name="signDestPointIdentifier">2</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SCCDPC" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCDPC-RASSGSN1">
<p name="signDestPointIdentifier">3</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCOPC-LASADA21/SSNOWNRANAP">

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<p name="ssn">142</p>
<p name="ssnId">1</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCOPC-LASADA21/SSNOWNRNSAP">
<p name="ssn">143</p>
<p name="ssnId">2</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCDPC-RASMSS1/SSNMSS1RANAP">
<p name="ssn">142</p>
<p name="ssnId">3</p>
</managedObject>
<managedObject class="SSN" version="IH5.0" operation="create"
distName="PLMN-PLMN/IADA-151/SIGNAL-1/SAP-SAP1/SCCDPC-RASSGSN1/SSNSGSN1RANAP">
<p name="ssn">142</p>
<p name="ssnId">4</p>
</managedObject>

</cmData>
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Appendix

6 Appendix
6.1 Singleexchangemode
Singleexchangemodeisasimplewaytoestablishanassociationbetweentwonetwork
elements(localandremote)andstartexchangingthetraffic.InIPSPsingleexchange
mode,ASPtrafficmanagement(ASPTM)andASPstatemanagement(ASPSM)
messagesareexchangedtochangetheIPSPstates.Thismeansthatasetofrequests
issentfromoneendandacknowledgementsaresentfromtheotherendtobringthe
associationsintoactivestate.Singleexchangemodeistypicallyusedinapointtopoint
communicationbetweentwonetworkelementsthatusethesameroutingcontext(RC)
onboththesides.Youcanalsousesingleexchangemodewhenonenetworkelement
needstocommunicatewithmultiplenetworkelementsbymaintainingdifferentrouting
contextforeveryremotenetworkelement.Soitisveryimportanttoconfigurecorrect
routingcontextforeachnetworkelementwhileusingthesingleexchangemode.
Youcanconfiguresingleexchangemodewhileconfiguringassociationsandcan
configureroutingcontextsaspartoflocalASandremoteASconfigurations.

6.1.1 Configuringsingleexchangemode
Thepossiblesingleexchangemodeconfigurationsaredescribedbelow.
OnelocalAScommunicatingwithmultipleremoteASesondifferentASPs
YoucanconfigureonelocalAStocommunicatewithmultipleremoteASesthatareon
differentASPs.
InthefollowingillustrationLocalAS1canexchangetrafficwithRemoteAS1andRemote
AS2whichhavedifferentassociations.Moreassociationscanbeaddedforthesame
localAStocommunicatewithmultipleremoteASes.
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Note:
LocalAScanbeononeASPoronmultipleASPs.HoweverensurethattheremoteAS
isalwaysonadifferentASP.
FollowingaretheexampleSCLIcommandstoconfigureassociationsasdepictedinthe
aboveillustration:

add signaling ss7 association id 1 communication-type ipsp


local-as-name Local AS1 local-ip-addr 10.58.228.183 localserver-port 2905 node /EIPU-0 remote-as-name Remote AS1
remote-ip-addr 10.58.228.182 remote-port 2906 role server
exchange-mode single
add signaling ss7 association id 2 communication-type ipsp
local-as-name Local AS1 local-ip-addr 10.58.228.183 localserver-port 2905 node /EIPU-0 remote-as-name Remote AS2
remote-ip-addr 10.58.228.182 remote-port 2908 role server
exchange-mode single
Limitations:Insingleexchangemode,onelocalAScannotcommunicatewithmultiple
remoteASesthatareonthesameASP.
MultiplelocalAScommunicatingwithmultipleremoteASesonsameASP
YoucanconfiguremultiplelocalAStocommunicatewithmultipleremoteASthatareon
sameASPs.
InthefollowingillustrationLocalAS1orLocalAS2canexchangetrafficwithRemote
AS1orRemoteAS2havingonetooneassociation.WhenmultiplelocalASareused,
thenensurethatsamenumberofremoteASesareprovided,andeachlocalASis
mappedtoonlyoneremoteASbasedontheirsequentialpositionintheSCLIcommand.
Figure7

OnelocalAScommunicatingwithmultipleremoteASesonsameASP

LocalAS1

Local
ASP

RemoteAS1

Singleassociation

Remote
ASP

RemoteAS2

LocalAS2

Localnetworkelements

Remotenetworkelements

FollowingisanexampleSCLIcommandtoconfigureanassociationasdepictedinthe
aboveillustration:

add signaling ss7 association id 1 communication-type ipsp


local-as-name Local AS1 local-as-name Local AS2 local-ip-addr
10.58.228.183 local-server-port 2905 node /EIPU-0 remote-asname Remote AS1 remote-as-name Remote AS2 remote-ip-addr
10.58.228.182 remote-port 2906 role server exchange-mode
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IntheaboveSCLIcommand,LocalAS1canexchangetrafficonlywithRemoteAS1and
LocalAS2canexchangetrafficonlywithRemoteAS2.Criss-crosscommunicationisnot
allowed,thatisLocalAS1cannotcommunicatewithRemoteAS2andLocalAS2cannot
communicatewithRemoteAS1.

6.1.2 Configuringroutingcontextinsingleexchangemode
YoucanconfigureroutingcontextaspartoflocalandremoteASconfigurations.RC
valueconfiguredatthelocalASisonlyaninternalvalue,henceitisneitherexposedto
thenetworknorusedinanymessageexchange.However,theRCvalueconfiguredat
theremoteASwillbeusedtoexchangethemessageswiththeremoteorpeernetwork
element.So,youmustalwaysensurethattheRCvalueconfiguredfortheremoteASin
thelocalnetworkelementissameasthatconfiguredintheremotenetworkelement.
Inthefollowingillustration,youcanconfigureonelocalAStocommunicatewithmultiple
remotenetworkelementsusingsingleexchangemode.ThevalueofthelocalASRC
canbeanyvaluewithinthevalidrangeandthevalueofremoteASRCmustbethe
sameasthatconfiguredinthecorrespondingremotenetworkelement.
Figure8

ConfiguringroutingcontextinthelocalandremoteAS
RemoteAS1
RC-10

LocalAs2
RCvalue
withinrange

RemoteAS2
RC-20

RemoteAS3
RC-30
Localnetworkelement

Remotenetwork
element1
RC-10
Remotenetwork
element2
RC-20
Remotenetwork
element3
RC30
Remotenetwork
elements

FollowingaretheexampleSCLIcommandstoconfigureRCatlocalandremoteASas
depictedintheaboveillustration:

add signaling ss7 local-as id 2 name Local AS2 routing-context


150 routing-key-dpc 250 service-access-point-name SAP1
traffic-mode loadshare
add signaling ss7 remote-as communication-type ipsp id 2 name
Remote AS1 pending-timer 150 routing-context 10 routing-keydpc 260 service-access-point-name SAP1 traffic-mode loadshare
add signaling ss7 remote-as communication-type ipsp id 2 name
Remote AS2 pending-timer 150 routing-context 20 routing-keydpc 270 service-access-point-name SAP1 traffic-mode loadshare
add signaling ss7 remote-as communication-type ipsp id 2 name
Remote AS3 pending-timer 150 routing-context 30 routing-keydpc 280 service-access-point-name SAP1 traffic-mode loadshare

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IfthepeernetworkelementdoesnotaccepttheconfiguredRCvalue,RCexchange
tothepeernetworkelementcanbedisabledbysettingtheparameter
include-routing-context-in-outgoing-messagetodisabledstate
whileconfiguringremoteAS.Formoreinformation,seeConfiguringremoteAS.
IftheM3UAassociationservesmultipleRemoteASsandoneormoreRemoteASs
arenotadjacenttoLocalASorhavingadditionalownpointcodeconfigured,make
surethattheparameterrouting-context-in-the-outgoing-messageis
settodisabledforalltheRemoteASsservedbytheM3UAassociation.

6.2 SCCPtimerprofiles
ThetablesbelowlistthedefaultSSCPtimerprofilesalongwiththedefaultvaluesfor
eachprofile.
ANSI-DEFprofile
Table36

ANSI-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues

Attribute

Value

TimerProfileName

ANSI-DEF

GuardTimer

1380

ResetTimer

10

RepeatReleaseiImer

10

SCCPprotocolstandard

ANSI

ReleaseTimer

10

TimerA

60

TimerD

InactivitySendTimer

90

InactivityReceiveTimer

270

ConnectionEstablishTimer

60

CongestionTImer

ReassemblyTimer

IntervalTimer

50

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ITU-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues

Attribute

Value

TimerProfileName

ITU-DEF

GuardTimer

1380

ResetTimer

10

RepeatReleaseTImer

10

SCCPprotocolstandard

ITU

ReleaseTimer

10

TimerA

60

TimerD

InactivitySendTimer

90

InactivityReceiveTImer

270

ConnectionEstablishTimer

60

CongestionTImer

ReassemblyTimer

10

IntervalTimer

50

PRC-DEFprofile
Table38

PRC-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues

Attribute

Value

TimerProfileName

PRC-DEF

GuardTimer

1380

ResetTimer

10

RepeatReleaseTImer

10

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PRC-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues(Cont.)

Attribute

Value

TimerD

InactivitySendTimer

90

InactivityReceiveTImer

270

ConnectionEstablishTimer

60

CongestionTImer

ReassemblyTimer

10

IntervalTimer

50

TTC-DEFprofile
Table39

TTC-DEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues

Attribute

Value

TimerProfileName

TTC-DEF

GuardTimer

1380

ResetTimer

10

RepeatReleaseTImer

10

SCCPprotocolstandard

120

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ReleaseTimer

10

TimerA

60

TimerD

InactivitySendTimer

90

InactivityReceiveTImer

270

ConnectionEstablishTimer

60

CongestionTImer

ReassemblyTimer

10

IntervalTimer

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RNCDEFprofile
Table40

RNCDEFprofileanditsdefaultvalues

Attribute

Value

TimerProfileName

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GuardTimer

1380

ResetTimer

15

RepeatReleaseTImer

10

SCCPprotocolstandard

itu

ReleaseTimer

15

TimerA

60

TimerD

InactivitySendTimer

90

InactivityReceiveTImer

270

ConnectionEstablishTimer

90

CongestionTImer

ReassemblyTimer

10

IntervalTimer

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