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Configuring the Diameter Message Transport

The Diameter message transport configuration includes configuring the transport protocol (either TCP or SCTP), the port number, and the IP address format. SBR Carrier can listen for Diameter messages (authentication messages, authorization messages, and accounting messages) on any port or multiple ports. You can add, edit, or delete Diameter message transports for SBR Carrier.

Adding a Diameter Message Transport Entry

To add a Diameter message transport entry using the Web GUI:

  1. Select Diameter Configuration > Local Network Element > Diameter Configuration. The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) appears.

    Figure 133: Diameter Configuration List Page

    Diameter Configuration
List Page
  2. Click Add.

    The Create Diameter Configuration pane (Figure 134) appears.

    Figure 134: Create Diameter Configuration Pane

    Create
Diameter Configuration Pane
  3. Enter a name for the transport entry in the Name field.
  4. Enter the port number that the server uses for Diameter messages in the Port field.
  5. Select either sctp or tcp from the Protocol list to set the transport protocol for Diameter messages.
  6. Optionally, select the Use IPv6 Networking check box to use IPv6 addressing.

    Note: SBR Carrier does not support an embedded IPv4 address as an IPv6 address.

  7. Click Save to save the new transport entry.

    The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) displays an updated list of Diameter message transport entries.

Editing a Diameter Message Transport Entry

To edit an existing Diameter message transport entry using the Web GUI:

  1. Select Diameter Configuration > Local Network Element > Diameter Configuration. The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) appears.
  2. Select the Diameter message transport entry that you want to edit.

    The Selected Configuration pane (Figure 135) displays the settings configured for the Diameter message transport entry.

    Figure 135: Selected Configuration Pane

    Selected Configuration
Pane
  3. Edit the settings for the Diameter message transport entry as appropriate.

    For information about the fields in the Selected Configuration pane, see Adding a Diameter Message Transport Entry.

    Note: You cannot edit the name of the Diameter message transport.

  4. Click Save.

    The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) displays an updated list of Diameter message transport entries.

Deleting a Diameter Message Transport Entry

To delete an existing Diameter message transport entry using the Web GUI:

  1. Select Diameter Configuration > Local Network Element > Diameter Configuration. The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) appears.
  2. Select the transport entry that you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete.

    A confirmation dialog box is displayed.

  4. Click Yes to delete the transport entry.

    The Diameter Configuration List page (Figure 133) displays an updated list of Diameter message transport entries.

Modified: 2018-01-11