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This parameter specifies the Diameter peers of this Use the Peer window to configure the Diameter peers for a specified Diameter node.

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Peers

On the SBC main screen, navigate to to All >  > Address Context > > Diam Node Node > Peer Peer.

The Peer can be checked for each Address Context and Diam Node or for all the Address Contexts and Diam Nodes created. Use the The Peer window is displayed. You can use the drop-down box boxes to select the desired filter the list for a specific Address Context and  and Diam Node.

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1All - Peer Main Field

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The Peer window is displayed.

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1All - Address Context - Peer
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Create a Peer

To edit any of the Peer in the list, click the radio button next to the specific Peer name.

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The Edit Selected Peer window is displayed below.

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1All - Address Context - Peer Edit Window

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Make the required changes and click Save at the right hand bottom of the panel to save the changes made.

To Create Peer

To create a new Peer, click New Peer tab on the Peer List panel.

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create a new Peer:

  1. You must select the specific Address Context and Diam Node for which you want to create a Peer. This selection makes the New Peer option available.

  2. Click New Peer. The Create New Peer window is displayed.

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  1. Use the following table to configure the options and then click Save.
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1Peer Parameters
ParameterDescription

Name

Specifies the logical name of this peer. The value ranges up to 23 characters.

State

Specifies whether this peer should be enabled or not. The options are:

  • Disabled (default)

  • Enabled

Ip

IP Address V4 or V6

Specifies the type of IP Address to be added for this Peer.

Fqdn

FQDN

Specifies that the local identity will be presented in Fully Qualified Domain Name

(FQDN) format. The value ranges up to 128 characters.

Tcp

TCP Port

Specifies the TCP port number of this peer. The values ranges from 1 to 65535 and the default value is 3868.

Device

Watchdog

Timer

The SBC

send

sends Device Watchdog Requests according to the

configured Device

configured Device Watchdog Timer value. 

Device

Watchdog

Timer

Answer

Timeout

If a Device Watchdog Request is not replied to by a Device Watchdog Answer before the Device the Device Watchdog Timer Answer Timeout timer expires, the SBC considers a peer Peer as down.

Session

Distribution

Honor-reply-order - If this parameter is configured as Honor-reply-ordeorder, diameter session creation across multiple IP connections under this peer honors honor the order of the IP addresses that are returned in the DNS reply, starting from the first one.
Round-robin  - If this parameter is configured as Round-robin, diameter session creation across multiple IP connections under this peer are rotated in round-robin fashion, starting from the first one.

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Edit a Peer

To copy any of the created Peer and to make any minor changes, click the edit a Peer in the list:

  1. Click the radio button next to the specific Peer

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Click Copy Peer tab on the Peer List panel.

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The Copy Selected Peer window is displayed along with the field details which can be edited.

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1All - Address Context - Peer Copy Window

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Make the required changes to the required fields and click Save to save the changes. The copied Peer is displayed at the bottom of the original Peer in the Peer List panel.

To Delete Peer

To delete any of the created Peer, click the radio button next to the specific Peer which you want to delete.

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Click Delete at the end of the highlighted row. A delete confirmation message appears seeking your decision.

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Click Yes to remove the specific Peer from the list.

  1. name. The Edit Selected Peer window opens.
  2. Make any required changes and click Save.

To Copy a Peer

To copy a Peer:

  1. Click the radio button next to the specific Peer name.
  2. Click Copy Peer. The Copy Selected Peer window opens.
  3. Make any required changes to the copy and click Save

To Delete a Peer

To delete a Peer:

  1. Click the radio button next to the name of the Peer that you want to delete.
  2. Click the Delete icon (X) at the end of the row.
  3. Confirm the deletion when prompted.

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