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2018-08-16

For all Mediatrix units with telephony cards

v. 43.0.1125


1 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.

Important

The SIP gateway must be configured as a Trunk.

Note

These configuration notes can be successfully executed, provided your unit is using the Factory default settings.

Information Value Used in Step
IP address used by your Mediatrix unit to communicate with the Management Interface.
  • If your computer is connected to the Ethernet port meant to be connected to the Local Area Network (LAN), i.e. Eth2 on most devices
USE this value 192.168.0.10 Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface
  • If your Mediatrix unit is configured to use a DHCP server, use the DHCP server-provided IP address.
Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface
IP address or FQDN of the SIP Registrar Host Configuring the Default Servers
IP address or FQDN of the Proxy Host Configuring the Default Servers
IP address or FQDN of the SIP Proxy Host of Messaging Server Host (if required) Configuring the Default Servers
SIP username and password of each endpoint entry Configuring Username Authentication
Realm used for each endpoint. Configuring Username Authentication

2 Basic SIP Username Registration

This scenario describes how to perform a Basic Sip Username Registration for the Mediatrix units.

For more details on network configuration, refer to the Basic Network Configuration technical bulletin.


2.1 Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface

Context

For better performances, it is recommended to use the latest available version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

Note

You may not be able to log on to the Mediatrix unit Web interface if you are using older browser versions. The computer's network card must be on the same subnet as the Mediatrix unit.

Steps

  1. In your Web browser, enter the IP address used by your Mediatrix unit to communicate with the Web interface.
    • If your computer is connected to the Ethernet port, commonly used to be connected to the Local Area Network (LAN), i.e. ETH2 on most devices, use the 192.168.0.10 IP address.
    • If your Mediatrix unit is configured to use a DHCP server with IPv4, use the provided DHCP server IP address.
  2. Enter public as your username and leave the password field empty.

    Note

    The public username account has administrator rights.

    Note

    You can also use admin as a username and administrator as password.

  3. Click Login.

Result

The Information page of the Web interface is displayed.

Next Step

2.2 Configuring the Default Servers

2.2 Configuring the Default 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.

Context

In some instances, the configuration of the default servers may already be completed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Servers.
  2. In the Registrar Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway.
  3. In the Proxy Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway.
  4. In the Messaging Server Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway, if needed.
  5. 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.

  6. Click Apply.
  7. Located at the top of the page, click restart required services.

Result

Next Step

2.3 Configuring the Keep Alive feature

2.3 Configuring the Keep Alive feature

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.

Note

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

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Servers.
  2. In the Keep-Alive table, complete the fields as required.
  3. If you selected an alternate destination, complete the fields of the Alternate Destination table.

Next Step

2.4 Configuring Username Authentication

2.4 Configuring Username Authentication

Before You Start

The SIP gateway must be configured as a Trunk. Username Authentication applies only applies to challenges using a specific user name. You must use a trunk gateway.

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 username for all usernames needing registration.
  4. In the Username Criteria selection list, enter the username 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

Each gateway will be registered.

Next Step

2.5 Registering Endpoints to the Default Sip Gateway

2.5 Registering Endpoints to the Default Sip Gateway

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. In the Endpoints Registration table, from the Register selection list, select Enable for each endpoint to register.
  3. 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 Servers step.
  4. From the Gateway Name selection list, select default for each endpoint to register.
  5. Click Apply and Refresh.

Result

Next Step

2.6 Configuring OPTIONS Method Support

2.6 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).

3 Available Documentation

For more details, refer to the Mediatrix Documentation .

4 Copyright Notice

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