Configuring Accounting (NSM Procedure)

The accounting feature directs the voice daemon to generate and collect call records, write them to a file, and store them in an archive.

To configure the accounting feature:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the accounting feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Accounting.
  4. Enter a comment in the Accounting workspace that describes the accounting.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the accounting parameters.

You can configure the following options with accounting feature:

Configuring Destination

To configure destination:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the destination.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Accounting > Destination.
  4. Select the Enable Feature check box to enable this feature.
  5. Enter a comment in the Destination workspace that describes the destination.
  6. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 175.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the destination settings.

Table 175: Destination Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

System > Accounting > Destination > Radius

Enable Feature

Enables to configure the radius feature of the destination option.

Select the Enable Feature check box to enable this feature.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the radius.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

System > Accounting > Destination > Radius > Server

Name

Specifies the radius server address name.

Enter the radius server address name.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the radius server.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Port

Specifies the radius server authentication port number.

Set the radius server authentication port number. Range: 1 - 65535.

Accounting Port

Specifies the radius server accounting port number.

Set the radius server accounting port number. Range: 1 - 65535.

Secret

Specifies the shared secret with the radius server.

Enter the password for the secret with the radius server.

Timeout

Specifies the request timeout period of the radius server.

Set the request timeout period of the radius server. Range: 1 - 90.

Retry

Specifies the number of retry attempts.

Set the retry attempts. Range: 1 - 10.

Source Address

Specifies the source address of the radius.

Enter a source address for the radius.

System > Accounting > Destination > Tacplus

Enable Feature

Enables to configure the tacplus feature of the destination option.

Select the Enable Feature check box to enable this feature.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the tacplus.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

System > Accounting > Destination > Tacplus > Server

Name

Specifies the TACACS+ authentication server address name.

Enter the TACACS+ authentication server address name.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the TACACS+ authentication server.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Port

Specifies the TACACS+ authentication server port number.

Set the TACACS+ authentication server port number. Range: 1 - 65535.

Secret

Specifies the shared secret with the authentication server.

Enter the password for the secret with the authentication server.

Timeout

Specifies the request time period of the authentication server.

Set the request timeout period of the authentication server. Range: 1 - 90.

Single Connection

Specifies the attempts that the optimize TCP connection tries.

Enable the Single Connection check box to enable this feature.

Source Address

Specifies the source address of the authentication server.

Enter a source address for the authentication server.

Configuring Events

To configure events:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the events.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Accounting > Events.
  4. Click + to add a new event.
  5. Select the available event from the list.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the event settings.

Configuring Traceoptions

The traceoptions feature allows you to configure file and flag options.

To configure traceoptions:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the traceoptions.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Accounting > Traceoptions.
  4. Enter a comment for the traceoptions.
  5. Select the No Remote Trace check box to enable remote tracing.
  6. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 176.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the traceoptions settings.

Table 176: File and Flag Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

System > Accounting > Traceoptions > File

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the filename.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Filename

Specifies the filename to write the traceoptions.

Enter a filename.

Size

Specifies the maximum size of the trace files.

Enter the maximum file size.

Files

Specifies the maximum number of trace files.

Set the maximum number of trace files. Range: 2 - 1000.

None

Specifies that neither the world-readable nor the no-world-readable option is enabled.

Select the option.

world-readable

Allows any user to read the log file.

(Optional) Select the option.

no-world-readable

Prevents any user from reading the log file.

(Optional) Select the option.

System > Accounting > Traceoptions > Flag

Name

Specifies the trace flag name.

Enter a trace flag name.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the trace flag.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

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