Installing Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor 3.0

Installing Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor 3.0
Installing Dialogic®
NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor
Software 3.0
August 2009
64-0465-01
www.dialogic.com
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Revision history
Revision
Release date
Notes
9000-62437-10
September 2004
SRR, SS7 Monitor 2.1
9000-62437-11
April 2005
LBG, SS7 Monitor 2.2 GA
9000-62437-12
September 2006
LBZ, SS7 Monitor 2.3 GA
64-0465-01
July 2009
LBG, SS7 Monitor 3.0
Last modified: August 4, 2009
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information, and service offerings.
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction .................................................................................5
Chapter 2: Installing the software under Windows........................................7
Activating the TX device drivers..................................................................... 8
Verifying the TX device driver status .............................................................. 8
Chapter 3: Installing the software under Solaris ...........................................9
Environment variable settings ......................................................................10
Chapter 4: Installing the software under Red Hat Linux ..............................11
Environment variable settings ......................................................................12
Chapter 5: Using NA SS7 Monitor Software documentation .........................13
Configuring and managing the system...........................................................13
Installing TX Series hardware.......................................................................13
Configuring and controlling protocol engines ..................................................14
Chapter 6: Removing the software...............................................................15
Windows ...................................................................................................15
Solaris and Linux........................................................................................15
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Introduction
Note: The product to which this document pertains is part of the NMS
Communications Platforms business that was sold by NMS Communications
Corporation (“NMS”) to Dialogic Corporation (“Dialogic”) on December 8, 2008.
Accordingly, certain terminology relating to the product has been changed. Below is
a table indicating both terminology that was formerly associated with the product, as
well as the new terminology by which the product is now known. This document is
being published during a transition period; therefore, it may be that some of the
former terminology will appear within the document, in which case the former
terminology should be equated to the new terminology, and vice versa.
Former terminology
Current terminology
NMS SS7 Monitor
Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software
NMS SS7
Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ Signaling Software
SS7 Software
NaturalAccess Signaling Software
readme_ss7.txt
readme_signaling.txt
Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software (NA SS7 Monitor Software) includes
the following products:
•
TX Base 8.0
•
Util 1.0
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Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software 3.0
NA SS7 Monitor Software products support the following operating systems:
•
Windows® Server 2003, Standard edition R2 and Windows® Server 2003,
Enterprise edition R2
•
Intel Solaris 10 (32-bit)
•
SPARC Solaris 10 (32-bit mode/mixed mode)
Run in either of these operating environments:
– 32-bit applications, 32-bit libraries, 32-bit kernel, 32-bit drivers
– 32-bit applications, 32-bit libraries, 64-bit kernel, 64-bit drivers
•
SPARC Solaris 10 (64-bit mode)
- 64-bit applications, 64-bit libraries, 64-bit kernel, 64-bit drivers
•
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, ES, version 4.0 (Nahant update 4)
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The NA SS7 Monitor Software installation program installs the following components:
•
NA SS7 Monitor Software development and runtime software
•
Device drivers
•
TX board software
•
Host applications
•
Libraries
•
Sample applications
Refer to www.dialogic.com for product updates and for information about support
policies, warranty information, and service offerings. From this web site, you can
download the NA SS7 Monitor Software and documentation.
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Installing the software under
Windows
Complete the following steps to install the software under Windows:
Step
Action
1
Uninstall any prior versions of NA SS7 Monitor Software. For more information, refer to
Removing the software on page 15.
2
Log on as a member of the Administrators group.
3
Download the Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software from www.dialogic.com.
4
Launch Windows® Explorer, and navigate to the location where the software (.msi) file was
downloaded.
5
Click the .msi file to install the software. The Welcome screen appears.
6
Follow the prompts as the Installation Wizard guides you through the installation process.
Note: Do not change the default install location.
7
If you have TX boards in your system, you will receive a Security Alert – Driver Installation
warning. Click Yes to install the TX Driver software. You will receive a warning to install the
driver software for each TX board in the system. The wizard notifies you when the installation is
complete.
8
Reboot Windows before configuring and using the NA SS7 Monitor Software or power off the
system if installing TX boards.
For additional installation information, refer to the readme_signaling.txt file.
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Activating the TX device drivers
After you install the NA SS7 Monitor Software and add the TX boards, start the
system. Complete the following steps to activate a device driver for a Windows
installation:
Step
Action
1
Log on as a member of the Administrators group.
The Found New Hardware Wizard appears.
You will need to install the TX Driver software for each TX board. Make note of which TX Series
software you are installing. Each TX board driver software is located in a different directory. For
example:
•
TX 4000 Series PCI: c:\Program Files\Dialogic\tx\lib\txdriver\tx4k
•
TX 5000 Series PCI Express: c:\Program Files\Dialogic\tx\lib\txdriver\tx5k
2
Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced), and click Next.
3
At the Choose your search and installation options prompt, click Browse and select the
directory location:
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TX 4000 Series PCI: c:\Program Files\Dialogic\tx\lib\txdriver\tx4k\tx4k.inf
•
TX 5000 Series PCI Express: c:\Program Files\Dialogic\tx\lib\txdriver\tx5k\tx5k.inf
Click Open, and then click OK.
Note: If the displayed pathname is C:\WINDOWS\inf\oem#.inf, refer to the
readme_signaling.txt file for procedures to clean up the old files, and repeat steps 2 and 3.
4
When Security Alert - Driver Installation appears, click Yes.
The wizard installs the device driver.
5
When Complete the New Hardware Wizard appears, click Finish.
The New Hardware Wizard repeats file requests for each new TX device it detects and then
exits.
6
Reboot Windows.
Verifying the TX device driver status
Complete the following steps to verify the TX device driver status:
Step
Action
1
Click Start > Control Panel.
2
In the Control Panel, double-click System.
3
Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
4
Expand the Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Network Interface Board entry.
TX 4000 Series PCI device drivers appear as TX 4000 Series PCI entries.
TX 5000 Series PCI Express device drivers appear as TX 5000 Series PCI Express entries.
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Installing the software under
Solaris
Note: NA SS7 Monitor Software Release 3.0 installs the software files to a new
location on your system: /opt/dialogic/tx/.
Complete the following steps to install the software under Solaris:
Step
Action
1
Uninstall any prior versions of NA SS7 Monitor Software.
2
Update the environment variable settings in the .bashrc file:
•
Remove /opt/nmstx/bin from the PATH
•
Remove /opt/nmstx/lib from the LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Do not remove any variable settings for NaturalAccess Development Environment Software.
The following environment settings should remain in the file:
3
•
/opt/nms/bin
•
/opt/nms/lib
•
/opt/nms/hotswap/lib
After uninstalling any previous releases of software, enter the following command to remove
the NA SS7 Monitor Software base directory (if the directory still exists after uninstall):
>rm –rf /opt/dialogic/tx
or
Enter the following command to remove the old NMS Communications /opt/nmstx directory, if
applicable:
>rm –rf /opt/nmstx
4
Log on as root.
5
Download the Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software from www.dialogic.com:
6
•
SPARC Solaris: txss7mon-3.0-xx-ssol.tgz
•
Intel Solaris: txss7mon-3.0-xx-isol.tgz
Enter the following commands to extract the Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software
image from the downloaded file:
gzip -d filename .tgZ
tar -xvf filename.tar
where filename is the base portion of the name of the file that you downloaded.
7
Run the monitor_install script located in the directory in which you opened the tar file, and
follow the prompts from the script.
Note: Do not change the default install location.
For additional installation information, refer to the readme_signaling.txt file.
When the installation process is complete, proceed with any additional configuration
as needed. For more information, refer to the product documentation.
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Environment variable settings
To set up the system environment correctly, you must add the following system
environment variables in the system login .profile:
DIALOGIC_ROOT=/opt/dialogic
export DIALOGIC_ROOT
TX_ROOT=$DIALOGIC_ROOT/tx
export TX_ROOT
PATH=$TX_ROOT/bin:$PATH
export PATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$TX_ROOT/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Reboot the system to set these environment variables.
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Installing the software under
Red Hat Linux
Note: NA SS7 Monitor Software Release 3.0 installs the software files to a new
location on your system: /opt/dialogic/tx/.
Complete the following steps to install the software under Red Hat Linux:
Step
Action
1
Uninstall any prior versions of NA SS7 Monitor Software.
2
Update the environment variable settings in the .bashrc file:
•
Remove /opt/nmstx/bin from the PATH
•
Remove /opt/nmstx/lib from the LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Do not remove any variable settings for NaturalAccess Development Environment Software.
The following environment settings should remain in the file:
3
•
/opt/nms/bin
•
/opt/nms/lib
After uninstalling any previous releases of software, enter the following command to remove
the NA SS7 Monitor Software base directory (if the directory still exists after uninstall):
>rm –rf /opt/dialogic/tx
or
Enter the following command to remove the old NMS Communications /opt/nmstx directory, if
applicable:
>rm –rf /opt/nmstx
4
Log on as root.
5
Download the Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software from www.dialogic.com.
6
Unzip and untar the download file by entering the following commands:
gzip -d filename.tgz
tar -xvf filename.tar
where filename is the base portion of the name of the file that you downloaded.
7
Run the monitor_install script located in the directory in which you opened the tar file, and
follow the prompts from the script.
Note: Do not change the default install location.
For additional installation information and for information about using the Red Hat
Package Manager (RPM) to install individual packages, refer to the
readme_signaling.txt file.
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Environment variable settings
To set up the system environment correctly, you must add the following system
environment variables in the system login .profile:
DIALOGIC_ROOT=/opt/dialogic
export DIALOGIC_ROOT
TX_ROOT=$DIALOGIC_ROOT/tx
export TX_ROOT
PATH=$TX_ROOT/bin:$PATH
export PATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$TX_ROOT/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Reboot the system to set these environment variables.
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Using NA SS7 Monitor
Software documentation
The Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor Software Developer's Reference Manual
and associated NaturalAccess manuals are available from www.dialogic.com. From
this web site you can:
•
Download or view individual manuals in HTML format.
•
Print individual manuals using the Adobe Acrobat Reader available from
www.adobe.com.
The following tables summarize the NA SS7 Monitor Software and associated SS7
documents according to subject.
Configuring and managing the system
For information about...
Refer to the...
Installing and configuring NA SS7 Monitor Software
to monitor network traffic
Dialogic® NaturalAccess™ SS7 Monitor
Software Developer's Reference Manual
Developing applications to monitor and control
redundant and standalone configurations
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards Health
Management Developer’s Reference Manual
Using TX utilities to load and configure a TX board,
and to diagnose hardware and software issues
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards TX Utilities
Manual
Installing TX Series hardware
For information about...
Refer to the...
Configuring and installing a TX Series board
and verifying its installation
Dialogic® TX 4000 PCI SS7 Network Interface Board
Installation Manual
Dialogic® TX 4000C Compact PCI SS7 Network
Interface Board Installation Manual
Dialogic® TX 5000E PCI Express SS7 Boards
Installation Manual
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Configuring and controlling protocol engines
For information about...
Refer to the...
Establishing communication channels between host
applications and TX boards
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards CPI Library
Developer's Reference Manual
Developing applications that perform task loading
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards Loader
Library Developer's Reference Manual
Developing applications that control the H.100/H.110
switch fabric and the T1/E1 interfaces
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards TDM for SS7
Developer’s Reference Manual
Obtaining system-level information
Dialogic® TX Series SS7 Boards TX INFO
Library Reference Manual
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Removing the software
Under Windows, you can remove all of the NA SS7 Monitor Software at once or
remove individual software components. The Solaris/Linux removal script removes
all the NA SS7 Monitor Software components.
Windows
Complete the following steps to remove NA SS7 Monitor Software under Windows:
Step
Action
1
Make sure that no applications are using NA SS7 Monitor Software components or libraries.
2
Click Start > Control Panel.
3
In the Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove Programs.
4
Select Dialogic NaturalAccess SS7 Monitor 3.0, and click Remove.
5
Follow the prompts as appropriate for your system.
Use the Remove option to remove the entire NA SS7 Monitor Software package. Other options
enable you to remove individual components.
After you complete the software removal process, reboot the system before
reinstalling or upgrading NA SS7 Monitor Software.
Solaris and Linux
Complete the following steps to remove NA SS7 Monitor Software under SPARC
Solaris, Intel Solaris, and Red Hat Linux:
Step
Action
1
Log on as root.
2
Make sure that no applications are using NA SS7 Monitor Software components or libraries.
3
Run the monitor_remove script, located in the /opt/dialogic/tx/bin directory.
The removal script removes all NA SS7 Monitor Software packages.
For information about using the Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) to uninstall
individual packages, refer to the readme_signaling.txt file.
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