Configuring SS7 Signaling Routes

A signaling route defines a path between a signaling stack and a DPC.

  

Guidelines:

 

Procedure:

Perform one the following procedures, depending on the type of route, to configure routes for SS7 Signaling.

Configuring a New Route:

  1. Right-click SS7 Stack and select New SS7 Route.

    The SS7 Route pane appears.

  2. The Route ID field is automatically populated with the next available number. You can change it if you require.

  3. The Route Type field is automatically populated with New Route.

  4. The Link Set ID field is automatically populated with the ID of the Link Set to which you are adding the route.

  5. In the New DPC field, enter the DPC.

    For ITU, the point codes range from 0-0-0 to 7-255-7.

    For ANSI, the point codes range from 0-0-0 to 255-255-255.

  6. The Existing DPC field is automatically populated with the same value as you entered in the New DPC field.

  7. In the Priority field, select the priority to assign to the route when there are multiple routes to the same destination.

  8. Use the Comments field to enter a meaningful name to identify the route.

 

See the SS7 Route pane reference for more information.

 

Configuring an Existing Route with no Combined Link Set:

  1. Right-click SS7 Stack and select New SS7 Route.

    The SS7 Route pane appears.

  2. The Route ID field is automatically populated with the next available number. You can change it if you require.

  3. In the Route Type field, select Existing Route (Combined Link Set Disabled).

  4. The Link Set ID field is automatically populated with the ID of the Link Set to which you are adding the route.

  5. In the Existing DPC field, select the desired DPC for the route.

  6. In the Priority field, select the priority to assign to the route when there are multiple routes to the same destination.

  7. Use the Comments field to enter a meaningful name to identify the route.

 

See the SS7 Route pane reference for more information.

 

 

Configuring an Existing Route with a Combined Link Set:

  1. Right-click SS7 Stack and select New SS7 Route.

    The SS7 Route pane appears.

  2. The Route ID field is automatically populated with the next available number. You can change it if you require.

  3. In the Route Type field, select Existing Route (Combined Link Set Enabled).

  4. In the Link Set ID field, select the other Link Set for the Combined Link Set.

  5. In the Existing DPC field, select the desired DPC for the route.

  6. Use the Comments field to enter a meaningful name to identify the route.

See the SS7 Route pane reference for more information.