Information to Know Before Starting
Before starting to use these configuration notes, complete the following table to make sure you have the required information to complete the different steps.
|Information||Value||Used in Step|
|IP address used by your Mediatrix unit to communicate with the Management
||Use this value 192.168.0.10||Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface|
||Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface|
|IP address or FQDN of the SIP Registrar Host||Configuring the Default SIP Servers|
|IP address or FQDN of the Proxy Host||Configuring the Default SIP Servers|
|IP address or FQDN of the SIP Proxy Host of Messaging Server Host (if required)||Configuring the Default SIP Servers|
|SIP username and password of each endpoint entry||Configuring Username Authentication|
|Realm used for each endpoint.||Configuring Username Authentication|
Basic SIP Username Registration
This scenario describes how to perform a Basic Sip Username Registration for the Mediatrix units.
Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface
In your Web browser, enter the IP address at which the Web interface of your
Mediatrix unit can be reached.
- If your network has an IPv4 DHCP server, connect the primary Ethernet port of the Mediatrix unit to the network (ETH1 port), use the provided DHCP server IP address.
- You can also connect your computer to the secondary Ethernet port of the Mediatrix unit (ETH2), use the 192.168.0.10 IP address. However, the computer must also own an IP address in the 192.168.0.0/24 network.
Enter admin as your
username and administrator as the
Note: You can also use public as a username and leave the password field empty; it has the full administration rights by default.
- Click Login.
Configuring the Default SIP Servers
- Go to SIP/Servers.
- In the Registrar Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN of the SIP Registrar server .
- In the Proxy Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN of the SIP Proxy server.
- In the Messaging Server Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN of the Messaging server, if needed.
Leave the Outbound Proxy Host field
empty, unless specifically instructed to set a value.
Note: Setting the address to 0.0.0.0:0 or leaving the field empty disables the outbound proxy host.
- Click Apply.
- Located at the top of the page, click restart required services.
Configuring the Keep Alive feature
- Go to SIP/Servers.
- In the Keep-Alive table, complete the fields as required.
- If you selected an alternate destination, complete the fields of the Alternate Destination table.
Configuring Username Authentication
- Go to SIP/Authentication.
- Click Edit All Entries located at the bottom of the page.
- In the Authentication table, from the Criteria selection list, select username for all usernames needing registration.
- In the Username Criteria selection list, enter the username for each entry.
- 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.
- In the User Name field, enter the SIP user name for each entry.
- In the Password field, enter the appropriate password for each entry.
- Click Apply and Refresh Registration.
Registering Endpoints to the Default Sip Gateway
- Go to SIP/Registrations.
- In the Endpoints Registration table, from the Register selection list, select Enable for each endpoint to register.
- In the Endpoints Registration table, from the Messaging selection list, select Enable for each endpoint to register if a messaging server was set in the Configuring the Default SIP Servers step.
- From the Gateway Name selection list, select default for each endpoint to register.
- Click Apply and Refresh.
Configuring OPTIONS Method Support
- Go to SIP/Interop.
- In the SIP Interop table, from the OPTIONS Method Support selection list, select Always 200 OK.
- Click Apply.
Mediatrix devices are supplied with an exhaustive set of documentation.
Mediatrix user documentation is available on the Media5 Documentation Portal.
- 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.
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