Select a link from the list below to find task-oriented procedures and other information you need to set up and use the Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch.
Caution: If you are a system administrator, review the System Security document first. This document details the security packages applied to the Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch. These security packages are used to reduce the effectiveness of external attacks by denial-of-service or intrusion attempts.
(See also Additional Security Links.)
Release Notes - Read through the Release Notes document. It contains a brief summary of new features and release-specific issues.
Site Preparation - Verify that your site is prepared as described in this document.
Network Information Data Sheet (NIDS) - Verify with your system administrator or Cisco account team that you have the correct version of the NIDS for your specific Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch system.
Installing the Hardware Components - Follow the instructions in the applicable documentation provided by the hardware vendors. Follow all local requirements and safety codes.
Connecting the Cables and Setting Up VLANs and IRDP - Use this procedure for connecting cables, setting up VLANs, and enabling IRDP on adjacent routers.
Starting the Hardware and Software - Perform Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch startup procedures.
NIDS - Verify with your system administrator or Cisco account team that you have the correct version of the Network Information Data Sheet (NIDS) for your specific Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch system.
Jumpstart - Use this procedure to jumpstart the host machines.
Installing the Application - Use this procedure to install the Cisco BTS 10200 Softswitch application software.
MIBS- Download MIBs from this site.
Upgrading Software and Hardware
Use the applicable procedures when you are upgrading software or hardware.
Software Upgrade: Release 4.5.1 to 5.0.x
Caution: Failure to follow the applicable procedure could result in a traffic interruption.
Important reference material on system features and provisioning commands.