Configuring Communication Files Overview
When configuring the communication pathways between Steel-Belted Radius Carrier and equipment in the SS7 network, you need to configure certain files based on your choices of the following:
Type of network equipment Steel-Belted Radius Carrier communicates with for processing authorization requests. (See Table 36 for information of which type of equipment is used.)
Type of network.
SS7 over IP (SIGTRAN)
Action Needed to Process Access-Request
Obtain SIM triplets
Obtain AKA quintets
Obtain IMSI (given the MSISDN)
Obtain MSISDN (given the IMSI)
If quintets are received but triplets are needed, then Steel-Belted Radius Carrier converts the quintets to triplets according to specification 3G TS 33.102, available at http://www.3gpp.org. Remember to configure and support MAPv3.