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2018-05-11

BRI Mediatrix units

v. 42.1.857


1 Basic Settings


1.1 Enabling Power Feeding

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Note

Your unit must support Power Feeding.

Steps

  1. Go to System/Hardware.
  2. From the BRI Cards Configuration table, from the Power Feeding drop down list, select Enable.
  3. Click Apply.

Result

Unit will feed power to the selected BRI interface.

Next Step

1.2 Selecting the Source of the Clock Reference

1.2 Selecting the Source of the Clock Reference

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to System/Hardware.
  2. From the Clock Reference Configuration table, select from the Suggestion list, several clock reference sources.
  3. Click Apply.

Result

The selected Clock Reference sources for each available telephony card, according to the unit type, are displayed in the Value field of the Clock Reference Configuration table. The first selected source will be used as a the clock reference. The following one will be used as the fallback source, in the listed order, if the first one becomes unavailable. Only one source is used at a time for the Clock Reference.

Next Step

1.3 Configuring the Syslog Server

1.3 Configuring the Syslog Server

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to System/Syslog.
  2. If the Remote Host field, enter the IP address of the syslog server.

    Note

    If you are gathering packets using Wireshark, you can also use the IP of the PC that takes the Wireshark capture.

  3. Click Apply.

Result


1.4 Enabling Diagnostic Traces

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Note

Enabling the Diagnostic Traces should only be done when debugging an issue, as it can reduce the overall performance of the unit.

Steps

  1. Go to System/Syslog.
  2. In the Technical Assistance Center section (bottom of page), from the selection list located next to Diagnostic Traces, select Enable.

Result


1.5 Configuring the Default Gateway to a Static IP Address

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Network/Host.
  2. In the Default Gateway Configuration table, from the IPv4/Configuration Source selection list, select Static.
  3. In the IPv4/Default Gateway field, enter the IP address used as the Static Default Router for the Uplink Network Interface.
  4. Click Apply.

Result


1.6 Configuring the SNTP Server

Before You Start

Make sure there is an SNTP server available.

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Network/Host.
  2. In the SNTP Configuration table, from the Configuration Source selection list, select Static.
  3. Provide an IP address or domain name and port numbers for each SNTP server you are using.
  4. If necessary, change the displayed default value of the Synchronisation Period.
  5. If necessary, change the displayed default value of the Synchronisation Period on Error.
  6. Click Apply.

Result

The SNTP host name and port will be displayed in the Host Status table under Network/Status.

1.7 Configuring the Domain Name Server (DNS)

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Network/Host.
  2. In the DNS Configuration table, form the Configuration Source selection list, select Static.
  3. For each DNS used, enter the IP address of the DNS.
  4. Click Apply.

Result


1.8 Configuring a Network Interface

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed. When configuring network interfaces, Media5 recommends to have a syslog client properly configured and enabled in order to receive any message related to the network interfaces behaviour. The interface used to access the syslog client must also be properly enabled.

Steps

  1. Go to Network/Interfaces.

    Important

    Use extreme care when configuring network interfaces, especially when configuring the network interface used to contact the unit for management. Be careful never to disable or delete the network interface used to contact the unit. Also be careful to always set the unit’s management interface to be an interface that you can contact.

  2. In the Network Interface Configuration table, complete the fields as required.
  3. From the Activation drop-down list, select Enable.
  4. Click Apply.

2 ISDN Configuration


2.1 Configuring the BRI Interface

Before You Start

You must be using a BRI phone.

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to ISDN/Basic Rate Interface.
  2. From the Select Interface dropbox, select Bri1
  3. In the Interface Configuration table, set Endpoint Type to NT.
  4. Set Connection Type to Point to Multipoint.
  5. Set Inband DTMF Dialing to Enable.
  6. Set Exclusive B-Channel Selection to Enable.
  7. Set the Send Restart On Startup.
  8. Leave all the other parameters to their default values.
  9. From the Apply To The Following Interfaces select the interfaces for which the configuration will be applied to.
  10. Click Apply.

Result


2.2 Configuring Interoperability

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to ISDN/Interop.
  2. In the Interop Configuration table, select Enable for all fields.
  3. In the Apply To The Following Endpoints table, select the interfaces you wish to apply the interoperability configuration.
  4. Click Apply.

    Note

    When facing issues in call establishment, disable the parameters one by one.

Result


2.3 Enabling Calling Line Information Presentation

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to ISDN/Services.
  2. From the Select Interface drop-down menu, select the interface you want to configure.
  3. In the Services Configuration table, set Facility Services to Enable.
  4. Set Calling Line Information Presentation to Enable.
  5. In the MSN field, enter the numbers that will be allowed when a call is incoming from the SIP side.

    Note

    Please refer to Show Help to apply the appropriate syntax.

  6. From the Apply To The Following Interfaces section, select the interfaces for which the configuration will be applied to.
  7. Click Apply.

Result

Support of ISDN FACILITY messages will be enabled.


3 SIP Configuration Parameters


3.1 Registering Endpoints to All Gateways

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Registrations.
  2. For each endpoint requiring registration, repeat the following 2 steps.
  3. From the Register selection list, select Enable.
  4. From the Gateway Name selection list, select All for each endpoint.
  5. Click Apply and Refresh.

Result


3.2 Configuring Default SIP Servers

Before You Start

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Servers.
  2. In the Default Servers table, in the Registrar Host field, enter the IP Address or the FQDN and port of your Registrar host.

    Note

    :0 represents the 5060 default port. If you use the FQDN, using :0 will make the Mediatrix unit issue DNS SRV requests.

  3. In the Proxy Host field, enter the FQDN and port of your Proxy host.

    Note

    :0 represents the 5060 default port. If you use the FQDN, using :0 will make the Mediatrix unit issue DNS SRV requests.

  4. If you are using an Outbound proxy, enter its IP address and port in the Outbound Proxy Host field.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click restart required services located at the top of the page.

Result

All gateways will use the default SIP servers, unless specified otherwise.

3.3 Configuring Endpoint Authentication

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Authentication.
  2. Click Edit All Entries located at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the Authentication table, from the Criteria selection list, select Endpoint for all endpoints needing registration.
  4. From the Endpoint selection list, select the related FXS port for each entry.
  5. From the Realm field, enter the provided realm and from the Validate Realm selection list, select Enable. If no Realm was provided, leave the field empty and from the Validate Realm selection list, select Disable.
  6. In the User Name field, enter the SIP user name for each entry.
  7. In the Password field, enter the appropriate password for each entry.
  8. Click Apply and Refresh Registration.

Result

The endpoints will be registered.

3.4 Configuring OPTIONS Method Support

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Note

This step is required if your server is configured to only receive 200 OK.

Note

This is not supported by all SIP servers, this feature is not mandatory in most use cases.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Interop.
  2. In the SIP Interop table, from the OPTIONS Method Support selection list, select Always 200 OK.
  3. Click Apply.

Result

The unit will always answer 200 OK to SIP OPTIONS messages received (Keep Alive).

4 Optional Configuration Parameters


4.1 Enabling Default Codecs

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Media/Codecs.
  2. In the Codec table, select the desired codecs and Enable / Disable them.
  3. Click for Advanced codec settings.

    Note

    When enabling two codecs or more, the priority order can be modified by selecting the advanced options.

  4. Click Apply.

Result


4.2 Configuring DTMF Transport - Out of Band Using RTP

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Media/Misc.
  2. In the DTMF Transport table, set the Transport Method to Out-of-Band using RTP.
  3. In the SIP Transport Method field, select the method used to transmit DTMFs over the RTP protocol.
  4. Click Apply.

Result


4.3 Enabling the Payload Type Found in the Answer

Context

You cannot access this parameter from the DGW Web page, you must use the Command Line Interface (CLI).

Steps

  1. In the CLI, enter sipEp.interopUseDtmfPayloadTypeFoundInAnswer=1

    Note

    For more details on the sipEp.interopUseDtmfPayloadTypeFoundInAnswer parameter, refer to the Reference Guide or type "help sipEp.interopUseDtmfPayloadTypeFoundInAnswer".

  2. Click Enter.

Result

The Payload Type found in the answer is used instead of the configured Payload Type (Media/Misc/DTMF Transport).

4.4 Adding the * Star Code Dial Map

Before You Start

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Context

The Mediatrix unit dial map * key is deactivated by default.

Steps

  1. Go to Telephony/DTMF Maps.
  2. In the Allowed DTMF Map table, complete the fields as required.

    Note

    *xx - for code, e.g. *69

Result


4.5 Adding the # Key Dial Map

Before You Start

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Context

The Mediatrix unit dial map # key is deactivated by default.

Steps

  1. Go to Telephony/DTMF Maps.
  2. In the Allowed DTMF Map table, complete the fields as required.

    Note

    x.# - for speed dialling, e.g. 267# , call will be dialled right away once the # key is hit.

Result


5 Configuring the Call Router


5.1 Creating a Hunt

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Call Router/Route Config.
  2. In the Hunt table,
    • click located on the same row as an existing hunt to add a new hunt above or,
    • click located at the bottom of the table to add a hunt at the end of the table.

    Note

    You can create up to 40 hunts.

  3. In the Configure Hunt table, enter a name in the Name field.
  4. From the Suggestion selection list next to the Destinations field, select 1 or several destinations.
  5. From the Suggestion selection list next to the Causes field, select the causes pertinent to your situation.
  6. To create another hunt group, repeat steps 2 to 5 .

    Note

    Up to 40 hunt groups can be created.

  7. Click Save.

Result

The hunt is available to be used in a route.

5.2 Creating a Route from a SIP Gateway to a Destination

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Call Router/Route Config.
  2. In the Routes table, click .
    • click located on the same row as an existing route to add a new route above or,
    • click located at the bottom of the table to add a route at the end of the table.

    Note

    A maximum of 40 routes can be created.

  3. In the Configure Route table, from the selection list of the Sources field, select a SIP gateway.
  4. If necessary, from the selection list of the Destination field, select an Interface or a hunt group.

    Note

    Leave the Signaling Properties, the Transformations and Criteria Property fields empty.

  5. Click Save.

Result

A new route is created and will appear in the Routes table.

5.3 Creating a Route from a Physical Interface to a SIP Destination

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Call Router/Route Config.
  2. In the Routes table, click .
  3. In the Configure Route table, from the selection list of the Sources field, select an interface.
  4. From the selection list of the Destination field, select a SIP Gateway or a SIP hunt group.

    Note

    Leave the Signaling Properties, the Transformations and Criteria Property fields empty.

    Note

    A maximum of 40 routes can be created.

  5. Click Save.

Result


6 Restarting Services

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to System/Services.
  2. In the restart required services table, click restart required services.

7 Documentation

Mediatrix units are supplied with an exhaustive set of documentation.

Mediatrix user documentation is available on the Documentation Portal .

Several types of documents were created to clearly present the information you are looking for. Our documentation includes:

  • Release notes: Generated at each GA release, this document includes the known and solved issues of the software. It also outlines the changes and the new features the release includes.
  • Configuration notes: These documents are created to facilitate the configuration of a specific use case. They address a configuration aspect we consider that most users will need to perform. However, in some cases, a configuration note is created after receiving a question from a customer. They provide standard step-by-step procedures detailing the values of the parameters to use. They provide a means of validation and present some conceptual information. The configuration notes are specifically created to guide the user through an aspect of the configuration.
  • Technical bulletins: These documents are created to facilitate the configuration of a specific technical action, such as performing a firmware upgrade.
  • Hardware installation guide: They provide the detailed procedure on how to safely and adequately install the unit. It provides information on card installation, cable connections, and how to access for the first time the Management interface.
  • User guide: The user guide explains how to customise to your needs the configuration of the unit. Although this document is task oriented, it provides conceptual information to help the user understand the purpose and impact of each task. The User Guide will provide information such as where and how TR-069 can be configured in the Management Interface, how to set firewalls, or how to use the CLI to configure parameters that are not available in the Management Interface.
  • Reference guide: This exhaustive document has been created for advanced users. It includes a description of all the parameters used by all the services of the Mediatrix units. You will find, for example, scripts to configure a specific parameter, notification messages sent by a service, or an action description used to create Rulesets. This document includes reference information such as a dictionary, and it does not include any step-by-step procedures.


8 Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2018 Media5 Corporation.

This document contains information that is proprietary to Media5 Corporation.

Media5 Corporation reserves all rights to this document as well as to the Intellectual Property of the document and the technology and know-how that it includes and represents.

This publication cannot be reproduced, neither in whole nor in part, in any form whatsoever, without written prior approval by Media5 Corporation.

Media5 Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and make changes at any time and without the obligation to notify any person and/or entity of such revisions and/or changes.