Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7 Software Installation and Configuration 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: May 18, 2011, OL-1150-30

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 guide describes the steps necessary to install and configure the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch software Release 9.7 and the Sun Solaris 10 operating system on the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch host, and the Solstice DiskSuite on the Netra t and Sun Fire platforms.


Note This guide does not cover media gateway (MGW) or hardware installation. For instructions on installing these components, see the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Hardware Installation Guide.


Audience

The audience for this document is network operators and administrators. This audience is assumed to have experience in telecommunications networks, protocols, and equipment, and a familiarity with data communications networks, protocols, and equipment.

Related Documentation

This document contains information that is related to Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch software installation and configuration. For additional information on those subjects, see the documents at this URL:

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 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

Subject
Document No., Change Date
Change Summary

All

OL-1150-29, Nov 10, 2010

Updated information pertaining to the Sun hardware platforms.

Appendix A: XECfgParm.dat File Parameters

OL-1150-28, May 24, 2010

Added new XECfgParm.dat parameters, *.DaylightSavingsTime and *.offset, for Release 9.7 features in Table A-1, Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch 9.x XECfgParm.dat File Configuration Parameters.

Chapter 5: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-27, February 26, 2010

Added a note that users need to download the latest version of the mgcTTmigrate script every time before they use it in Chapter 5, "Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7."

Appendix A: XECfgParm.dat File Parameters

OL-1150-26, December 21, 2009

Added new XECfgParm.dat parameters for Release 9.7 features in Table A-1, Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch 9.x XECfgParm.dat File Configuration Parameters.

Chapter 4: Configuring the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software

OL-1150-26, December 21, 2009

Added new XECfgParm.dat parameters for Release 9.7 features in Table 4-3, Configuration Parameters.

Chapter 2: Installing the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-25, December 8, 2009

Added two footnotes in Table 2-1. On the Netra X4200 M2 platform, for stability purposes, we recommend that you use the Net 2 (e1000g0) and Net 3 (e1000g1) interfaces, and not the nge0 and nge1 interfaces.

All

OL-1150-25, December 8, 2009

Removed TALI and Tekelec-related information.

Appendix A: XECfgParm.dat File Parameters

OL-1150-25, December 8, 2009

Added the *.NumberTermTableOperationOptions parameter in Table A-1.

Chapter 4: Configuring the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software

OL-1150-24, October 19, 2009

Updated the section, Verifying Database Replication.

Appendix A: XECfgParm.dat File Parameters

OL-1150-24, October 19, 2009

Added the *.FNTBehaviourOptions and the engine.ChangeCallIDForB2BUA parameters.

Chapter 5: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-23, September 7, 2009

Updated the download procedure for the mgcTTmigrate script.

Chapter 3: Installing the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software Release 9.7 and Higher

OL-1150-23, September 7, 2009

Added and updated notes for patch download URLs.

Chapter 2: Installting the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-22, July 30, 2009

Added a procedure to check if the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch software was already installed.

Chapter 2: Installting the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-22, July 30, 2009

Added information pertaining to Sun Fire X4600 M2 Quad-core support.

Chapter 2: Installing the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-21, March 11, 2009

Identified the appropriate package name in the section, Installing the Solstice DiskSuite (CSCOh023).

Chapter 3: Installing the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software Release 9.7 and Higher

OL-1150-20, September 26, 2008

Updated the installation procedures of Sun Solaris 10 Operating system environment package 3.0(6).

Chapter 2: Installing the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-20, September 26, 2008

Updated the installation procedures of Sun Solaris 10 operating system environment package 3.0(6).

Chapter 4: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-19, August 31, 2008

Added the procedure of the live upgrade from Sparc-based platforms to Opteron-based platforms.

Chapter 2: Installing the Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

OL-1150-19, August 31, 2008

Added Sun Netra X4200 M2 platform support.

Chapter 4: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-18, February 29, 2008

Updated migration procedure to account for TimesTen database issues resolved in CSCsm30246.

Incorporated Opteron migration procedure steps into Chapter 5.

Removed Appendix G. Opteron migration steps are now included in Chapter 5.

Appendix A: XECfgParm.dat File Parameters

OL-1150-17, November 17, 2007

Added new XECfgParm.dat parameters for Release 9.7 features.

Chapter 4: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-16, July 2, 2007

Added steps to remove security and operating environment packages before uninstalling the previous version of Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch software.

Chapter 4: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-16, June 18, 2007

Added new section Starting the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software to provide more detail on applying license file and migration of /opt/CiscoMGC/etc and /opt/CiscoMGC/etc/CONFIG_LIB/ directories.

Added information about manually migrating configuration files using the config-lib tool.

Added additional steps to stop TimesTen database replication during migration and about backup and recovery of TimesTen database files.

Chapter 4: Migrating to Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Release 9.7

OL-1150-16, May 30, 2007

Corrected target directory of mgcbackup application.

Corrected target directory of mgcrestore application.

Corrected Caution statements in Backing Up the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Configuration Files and Replacing Hard Disks on an Existing Solaris 10 Platform sections.

Corrected syntax of tar cvf command in Backing Up the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Configuration Files section.

Appendix B: Client/Server and Secure Connectivity Relationships

OL-1150-16, January 16, 2007

Updated for Sun Solaris 10 and Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch Software Release 9.7.