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About this Guide
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Introduction
This chapter describes who should read Cisco Service Control Application for Broadband Reference
Guide, how it is organized, its document conventions, and how to obtain documentation and technical
assistance. This guide assumes a basic familiarity with the concept of the Cisco Service Control solution,
the Service Control Engine (SCE) platforms, and related components.
This guide provides information about the data structures created and used by Cisco Service Control
Application for Broadband (Cisco SCA BB). It is intended for the:
•
Administrator who is responsible for daily operations of the Cisco Service Control solution.
•
Integrators who are developing applications on top of Cisco SCA BB.
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Document Revision History
Table 1 records changes to this document.
Table 1
Document Revision History
Cisco Service Control
Release Number and Date
Change Summary
OL-24174-05
Supports all 3.7.x releases
June 05, 2013
Updated the GENERATOR_ID feld in the Link Usage
RDR
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
November 23, 2012
Updated Chapter 2, “Raw Data Records: Formats and
Field Contents.”
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
November 19, 2012
Updated Chapter 2, “Raw Data Records: Formats and
Field Contents.”
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
September 04, 2012
Updated Chapter 4, “Database Tables: Formats and
Field Contents.”
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
August 29, 2012
Updated Chapter 2, “Raw Data Records: Formats and
Field Contents.”
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
July 24, 2012
Updated Chapter 2, “Raw Data Records: Formats and
Field Contents.”.
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
April 30, 2012
Updated to resolve caveats.
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
April 3, 2012
Updated with RDR information.
OL-24174-04
Supports all 3.7.x releases
March 22, 2012
Updated with information about the newly added fields
for the following:
Revision
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Transaction RDR, page 7
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Transaction Usage RDR, page 14
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HTTP Transaction Usage RDR, page 22
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Link Usage RDR, page 62
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Blocking RDR, page 71
OL-24174-03
Supports all 3.7.x releases
February 14, 2012
Updated with minor information.
OL-24174-03
Supports all 3.7.x releases
January 06, 2012
Updated with information pertaining to Release 3.7.2.
Changes include new subscriber attribute fields in the
RDRs. Updated information about the following
RDRs:
– HTTP Transaction Usage RDR, page 22
– Subscriber Usage RDR, page 55
– Video Transaction Usage RDR, page 44
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Revision
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Document Revision History (continued)
Cisco Service Control
Release Number and Date
Supports all 3.7.x releases
October 20, 2011
Change Summary
Updated for 3.7.1. Changes include:
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Updated Media Flow RDRs with new protocol
support.
•
Updated supported protocol tables with details of
protocol pack 25.
Improved the quality of the user documentation by
adding customer and internal feedback.
OL-24174-01
Supports all 3.7.x releases
June 13, 2011
First version of this document (new for the Release
3.7.x train).
The following changes were made from the last release
of the 3.6.x train:
•
Added the following RDRs:
– Anonymized Transaction RDR, page 10
– Anonymized Transaction Usage RDR,
page 18
– Anonymized HTTP Transaction Usage RDR,
page 28
– Anonymized RTSP Transaction Usage RDR,
page 33
– Anonymized VoIP Transaction Usage RDR,
page 40
– Anonymized Video Transaction Usage RDR,
page 48
– Anonymized Blocking RDR, page 73
– Anonymized Flow Start RDR, page 91
– Anonymized Flow End RDR, page 95
– Anonymized Flow Ongoing RDR, page 99
– Anonymized Media Flow RDR, page 109
– Anonymized Spam RDR, page 124
•
Added details on RDR field SESSION_LINK_ID
to Transaction Usage RDR.
•
Added details on Anonymous Group CSC file
format.
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Organization
Table 2 lists the document organization of this guide.
Table 2
Document Organization
Section
Title
Description
1
Default Service Configuration
Reference Tables
Describes the default service configuration
provided with Cisco SCA BB.
2
Raw Data Records: Formats and Field Lists the various RDRs produced by the SCE
Contents
platform. Provides the structure of RDRs,
describes the columns and fields of each RDR,
and states under what conditions each RDR is
generated.
Also provides field-content information for fields
generated by Service Control components (such
as tags), and a description of the Periodic RDR
Zero Adjustment Mechanism.
3
NetFlow Records: Formats and Field
Contents
Lists the RDRs whose data can be generated as
NetFlow records and describes the fields possible
in a NetFlow record.
4
Database Tables: Formats and Field
Contents
Presents the different database tables used for
storing RDRs (after their conversion by an
adapter), and a description of the table columns
(field names and types).
5
CSV File Formats
Describes the location and structure of CSV files
pertaining to service configuration, subscriber
management, and data collection management.
6
Cisco SCA BB Proprietary MIB
Reference
Describes the part of the Cisco SCE proprietary
MIB that provides configuration and run-time
status for Cisco SCA BB.
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Related Documentation
Use Cisco Service Control Application for Broadband Reference Guide with the following Cisco
documentation:
•
Cisco Service Control Application for Broadband User Guide
•
Cisco SCA BB Service Configuration API Programmer Guide
•
Cisco Service Control Management Suite Collection Manager User Guide
•
Cisco Service Control Management Suite Subscriber Manager User Guide
•
Cisco Service Control Application Reporter User Guide
•
SCE platform installation and configuration guides:
– Cisco SCE 1000 2xGBE Installation and Configuration Guide
– Cisco SCE 2000 Installation and Configuration Guide
– Cisco SCE 8000 10GBE Software Configuration Guide
– Cisco SCE 8000 GBE Software Configuration Guide
•
Cisco SCE 2000 and SCE 1000 CLI Command Reference
•
Cisco SCE 2000 and SCE 1000 Software Configuration Guide
•
Cisco SCE 8000 CLI Command Reference
•
Cisco SCE 8000 10GBE Installation and Configuration Guide
•
Cisco SCE 8000 GBE Installation and Configuration Guide
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Conventions
Table 3 lists the conventions used in this document.
Table 3
Document Conventions
Convention
Indication
bold font
Commands and keywords and user-entered text appear in bold font.
italic font
Document titles, new or emphasized terms, and arguments for which you supply
values are in italic font.
[ ]
Elements in square brackets are optional.
{x | y | z }
Required alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by
vertical bars.
[x|y|z]
Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by
vertical bars.
string
A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or
the string includes the quotation mark.
courier
font
Terminal sessions and information the system displays appear in courier font.
< >
Nonprinting characters such as passwords are in angle brackets.
[ ]
Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.
!, #
An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code
indicates a comment line.
Note
Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the
manual.
Tip
Means the following information will help you solve a problem. The tips information might not be
troubleshooting or even an action, but could be useful information, similar to a Timesaver.
Caution
Timesaver
Warning
Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in equipment
damage or loss of data.
Means the described action saves time. You can save time by performing the action described in
the paragraph.
Means reader be warned. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in
bodily injury.
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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
Subscribe to the What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation as a Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feed
and set content to be delivered directly to your desktop using a reader application. The RSS feeds are a free
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