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Routing management allows you to manage all the configurations associated with routing calls based on the carriers' business requirements.

To view the Routing workspace, select Provision > Routing from the menu bars.

When the SBC is configured for ePSX, the Routing menu is not available. Use the ePSX menu to access routing options.

Figure : Routing Screen

The Routing screen is comprised of the following sections:

  • A toggle menu displays on the left side of the screen with the option to view/edit either Routes (default) or Routing labels.
  • The main workspace displays a search section and a table section which lists route information based on the selection from the toggle menu.
  • A Toolkiit workspace on the lower part of the screen containing chiclets used to launch the Routing tools.
If you exit a tool without saving, your changes are not saved.

See the following sections on this page to provision routing labels, routing label routes and routes:

To minimize a section, click "•••" at the top of the section.

For a hierarchical list of SBC configuration objects, click the Navigator link from the menu bar. See EMA Object Navigator page for details.

Routing Label

'Create Routing Label' Tool

Use this tool to create a routing label.

  1. From the Toolkit section, click the Create Routing Label chiclet to launch the tool.
  2. Enter/select desired configuration details.
  3. Click Save.

Figure : Create Routing Label Tool

Field/ControlDescription
ID (Name)Routing Label name
Action

Options:

  • Route
  • Script
Prioritization Type

Options:

  • Sequence
  • Proportion Allocation
  • Round-Robin
  • All Proportion Allocation
  • Least Cost Routing
Overflow NumberEnter overflow number, if desired.
Overflow Nature of AddressSelect from drop-down menu.
Overflow Numbering Plan Indicator

Options:

  • None
  • ISDN
  • Sata
  • Telex
  • Private
Undo EditsClick to remove current edits.
SaveClick to save the configuration.

'Edit Routing Label' Tool

Use this tool to select, and then edit a routing label.

  1. Select Routing Labels from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace:
    1. Use the routing label search section to locate a routing label.
    2. Select routing label from the table.
  3. From the Toolkit section, click the Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the tool.
  4. Edit configuration details.
  5. Click Save.

Figure : Edit Routing Label Tool

Routing Label Search:

Edit Routing Label:

Delete a Routing Label

To delete a routing label and its associated routing label routes, do the following.

  1. Select Routing Labels from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace, use the routing label search section to locate a routing label.
  3. Select routing label from the table.
  4. From the Action column, click the Delete icon.
  5. When prompted for confirmation, click Yes to delete the routing label

You cannot delete a routing label that is associated with a route. Point the route to another routing label before attempting to delete the routing label.

Figure : Delete Routing Label

Routing Label Search:

Delete confirmation:

Routing Label Route

'Create Routing Label Route' Tool

 Use this tool to create a routing label route.

  1. From the Toolkit section, click the Create Routing Label Route chiclet to launch the tool.
  2. Enter/select desired configuration details.
  3. Click Save.

Figure : Create Routing Label Route Tool

 
Field/ControlDescription
For Routing LabelDisplays the routing label associated with this routing label route.
Trunk GroupChoose a trunk group to associate with this routing label route from the drop-down menu.
IP PeerSelect the IP Peer from the drop-down menu.
CostEnter the relative cost of this route to the carrier.
ProportionEnter a value that specifies the proportion of calls where this route should be the first route choice. If three routes are assigned to this Routing Label with proportions 80, 70, 50, the  SBC returns the route assigned the proportion of 80 as the first route 40% of the time (80/ 200). The total can be any whole number.
Testing

Select the desired mode for making test calls:

  • Normal - After testing and verifying a route, select this option to use the route for live calls. When selected, the  SBC returns the route regardless of the calling party category (CPC) value, or absence of a CPC value, received in the policy request. (Default setting).
  • Test - When the CPC value in a policy request is Test Call, the  SBC returns the route. When the CPC value is not Test Call or is not present in the policy request, the  SBC does not return the route.
  • Non-Test - When the CPC value in a policy request is Test Call, the  SBC does not return the route. When the CPC value is not Test Call or is not present in the policy request, the  SBC returns the route. Select this option for routes not to be returned during testing.
In ServiceSelect to indicate route is available for routing.
Undo EditsClick to remove current edits.
SaveClick to save the configuration.

'Edit Routing Label Route' Tool

Use this tool to select, and then edit a routing label route.

  1. Select Routing Labels from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace:
    1. Use the routing label search section to locate a routing label.
    2. Select routing label from the table.
  3. Click either the Create Routing Label or Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the respective tool.
  4. Choose a routing label route from the list.
  5. Click the Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the tool.
  6. Edit configuration details.
  7. Click Save.

Figure : Edit Routing Label Route Tool

 

'Edit Routing Label Route Sequence' Tool

Use this tool to select, and then edit a routing label route sequence.

  1. Select Routing Labels from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace, do one or both:
    1. Use the routing label search section to locate a routing label.
    2. Select routing label from the table.
  3. Click either the Create Routing Label or Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the respective tool.
  4. Choose a routing label route from the list.
  5. Click the Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the tool.
  6. Click and drag the routing label route(s) to their preferred order.
  7. Click Save.

Figure : Edit Routing Label Route Sequence Tool

 Original order:

Rearranged order:

New order:

Delete a Routing Label Route

To delete a routing label route, do the following.

  1. Select Routing Labels from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace:
    1. Use the routing label search section to locate a routing label.
    2. Select routing label from the table.
  3. Click the Edit Routing Label chiclet to launch the tool.
  4. Choose a routing label route from the table.
  5. In the Action column, click the Delete icon.
  6. When prompted for confirmation, click Yes to delete the routing label route.

Figure : Delete Routing Label Route

Routing Label Search:

Edit Routing Label:

Route

'Create Route' Tool

Use this tool to create a routing label route.

  1. From the Toolkit section, launch the Create Routing Label Route chiclet.
  2. Enter/select desired configuration details.
  3. Click Save.

Figure : Create Route Tool

Standard Routing Type:

Field/ControlDescription
Route TypeSelect route type from drop-down menu.
Routing Type

"Standard"

Destination NationalEnter the destination national number.
Destination CountrySelect the destination country from the drop-down menu.
SIP DomainSelect the SIP domain from the drop-down menu.
Routing LabelSelect the routing label to associate with this route.
Call Parameter Filter ProfileSelect the call parameter filter profile to associate with this route.
Time Range ProfileSelect the time range profile to associate with this route.
All Call TypesSelect this option to include all call types.
All Digit TypesSelect this option to include all digit types.
Undo EditsClick to remove current edits.
SaveClick to save the configuration.

User Name Routing Type:

Field/ControlDescription
Route TypeSelect route type from drop-down menu.
Routing Type"User Name"
User NameEnter desired User Name.
SIP DomainSelect the SIP domain from the drop-down menu.
Routing LabelSelect the routing label to associate with this route.
Call Parameter Filter ProfileSelect the call parameter filter profile to associate with this route.
Time Range ProfileSelect the time range profile to associate with this route.
Call TypesAll
Digit TypesAll
Undo EditsClick to remove current edits.
SaveClick to save the configuration.

 

'Edit Route' Tool

Use this tool to select, and then edit a route.

  1. Select Routes from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace:
    1. Use the routes search section to locate a routing label.
    2. Select route from the table.
  3. Launch the Edit Route chiclet.
  4. Edit configuration details.
  5. Click Save.

Figure : Edit Route Tool

 Route search:

Edit Route:

 

Delete a Route

To delete a route, do the following.

  1. Select Routes from the toggle menu.
  2. From the main workspace, use the routes search section to locate a routing label.
  3. Select route from the table, and click the Delete icon.
  4. When prompted for confirmation, click Yes to delete the route.

Figure : Delete Route

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