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

If an SBC Application upgrade was performed recently, clear the browser cache prior to working with Routes and Routing Labels.

 

To view the Routing workspace, select Configuration > System Provisioning > Category: Call Routing > Routing. The Routing window displays. Click the Routes button.

 

Figure : System Provisioning - Routing

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:

Route

'Create Route' Tool

Use this tool to create a routing label route.

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

Figure : System Provisioning - Routing 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.

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 TypesSelect this option to include all call types.
Digit TypesSelect this option to include all digit types.

Relay Routing Type:

Field/ControlDescription
Route TypeSelect route type from drop-down menu.
Routing Type"Relay"
Destination CountrySelect the destination country from the drop-down menu.
Relay PortSelect the relay port 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.
Call TypesSelect this option to include call types.
Digit TypesSelect this option to include digit types.

'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

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 : System Provisioning - Routing Create window

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

'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

 

When Trunk Group is selected as the option for Route Type, all the Trunk Group related fields are displayed.

 

When IP Peer is selected as the option for Route Type, the Trunk Group related fields are hidden and the field, "Zone for TG and IP Peer" is changed to "Zone for IP Peer". This enhancement allows you to create Routing Label Routes with just an IP Peer as an option.

Field/ControlDescription

Route Type

Select the route type associated with this routing label route.

  • Trunk Group (default): When Trunk Group is selected as the option for Route Type, all the Trunk Group related fields are displayed.
  • IP Peer: When IP Peer is selected as the option for Route Type, the Trunk Group related fields are hidden and the field, "Zone for TG and IP Peer" is changed to "Zone for IP Peer". This enhancement allows you to create Routing Label Routes with just an IP Peer as an option.
Zone for TG and IP PeerSelect the Zone associated with the Trunk Group and IP Peer.

Trunk Group

Choose a trunk group to associate with this routing label route from the drop-down menu.

IP Peer

Select the IP Peer from the drop-down menu.

Cost

Enter the relative cost of this route to the carrier.

Proportion

Enter 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 Service

Select to indicate route is available for routing.

  • If the number representing the chosen Trunk Group matches with the code of any of the nations, the SBC assigns the corresponding nation's name to the Trunk Group.
  • After 20 entries are configured in the same Zone under Trunk Group (TG) or IP Peer, the drop-down list adjacent to the TG field disappears. The drop-down list is replaced by a new search panel.

See New Search Panel for an illustrative image.

Figure : New Search Panel - Illustrative Image

 

'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  or choose the same options using  in the Routing Label Routes panel 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

 

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 Route Sequence

'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   or choose the same options using  in the Routing Label Routes panel 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:

  • No labels