MME Administration Guide, StarOS Release 21.6
Updated: January 25, 2018
the MME Service
the MME Service
This chapter provides
information and instructions for using the system command line interface
(CLI) for troubleshooting issues that may arise during service operation.
In the event
that an issue was discovered with an installed application or line
card, depending on the severity, it may be necessary to take corrective
The system provides
several redundancy and fail-over mechanisms to address issues with
application and line cards in order to minimize system downtime
and data loss. These mechanisms are described in the sections that
Using the eGTPC Test
This command tests
the eGTP service's ability to exchange eGTPC packets with the specified peer
which can be useful for troubleshooting and/or monitoring.
The test is
performed by the system sending eGTP-C echo request messages to the specified
peer(s) and waiting for a response.
This command must
be executed from within the context in which at least one eGTP service is
The command has the
egtpc test echo peer-address peer_ip_address src-address egtp_svc_ip_address
peer_ip_address Specifies that eGTP-C echo requests will be sent to a specific
the address of the HSS receiving the requests.
egtp_svc_ip_address Specifies the IP address of a S6a interface configured on the
system in eGTP service.
NOTE: The IP address of
the system's S6a interface must be bound to a configured eGTP service prior to
executing this command.
example displays a sample of this command's output showing a successful eGTPC
echo-test from an eGTP service bound to address 192.168.157.32 to an HSS with
an address of 192.168.157.2.
EGTPC test echo
Peer: 184.108.40.206 Tx/Rx: 1/1 RTT(ms): 2 (COMPLETE) Recovery: 10 (0x0A)