Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.8 Operations, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting Guide
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Document Objectives

Audience

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Change History


Preface


Revised: March 7, 2011, OL-0800-14

This preface describes the objectives of this document and explains how to find additional information on related products and services. It contains the following sections:

Document Objectives

Audience

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Document Change History

Document Objectives

This document provides instructions for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the core elements of the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch platform.

This document covers systems operation and management, signaling channel operation, alarm management, and problem identification and resolution. Unless otherwise specified, use the procedures in this document when your Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch platform is configured with two Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitches to work in continuous service mode.

Audience

The audience for this document are network operators and administrators. This audience are assumed to have experience in telecommunications networks, protocols, and equipment. They must also be familiar with data communications networks, protocols, and equipment.

Related Documentation

This document contains information that is related to Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures. For additional information on those subjects, see the documents at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps2027/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

You can also find the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Documentation Map at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vcallcon/ps2027/
products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html

Other useful reference publications include:

Overviews of the related telephony solutions—Describe the Cisco telephony solutions with which the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch node is associated.

Provisioning guides for the related telephony solutions—Describe the provisioning steps for the Cisco telephony solutions with which the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch node is associated.

Solution gateway installation and configuration guides—Describe the steps for installing and configuring the media gateway for a particular Cisco telephony solution.

Cisco IP Transfer Point-LinkExtender—Describes the Cisco IP Transfer Point-LinkExtender (Cisco IPT-L, formerly known as the Cisco Signaling Link Terminal or Cisco SLT) and provides configuration information.

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly version of the document What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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Document Change History

Release Number
Document Number
Change Date
Change Summary

9.8(1)

OL-0800-14

March 2011

Updated hardware platform information in Chapter 5.

9.8(1)

OL-0800-13

April 2010

Deleted two former chapters:

Former Chapter 6 provided information about Cisco routers that supported operation of the Cisco IP Transfer Point—LinkExtender (ITP-L). The documented routers are no longer sold.

The document now includes references to routers that currently support the Cisco ITP-L product.

Former Chapter 7 provided information about the Cisco Catalyst 5500 Multiswitch Router. That product is no longer sold.

Modified the description of the operation of disk monitor in Chapter 3 on pages 3-24 and 3-25.

9.8(1)

OL-0800-12

December 2009

Added new information to the section "Managing Bearer Channels" in Chapter 3.

9.8(1)

OL-0800-11

March 7, 2011

Corrected the description of the CallSuccess counter in Appendix D "Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Measurements."

9.8(1)

OL-0800-10

December 2008

Added new Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch measurements in Release 9.8.

9.7(3)

OL-0800-09

May 2008

Updated Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch troubleshooting MML commands and system output in Release 9.7.

Added Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch call trace enhancement in Release 9.7 Patch 8.

9.7(3)

OL-0800-08

March 2008

Added new Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch measurements in Release 9.7 Patch 13.

9.7(3)

OL-0800-07

October 2007

Added new Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch measurements in Release 9.5, 9.6 and 9.7.