Archive for January, 2011

The Acme Packet Session Director (often referred to as a Session Border Controller) has the flexibility of re-ordering or completely removing certain codecs from SDP (Session Description Protocol) before passing a SIP Invite to the destination SIP endpoint.  Codec re-ordering or stripping is useful in cases where the originating device may be sending a particular […]

Acme Packet ACLI – Useful Commands to Know

Posted: 21st January 2011 by Mark in Acme Packet

Recently someone asked what some of the most useful commands are on the Session Director after performing a fresh install/configuration of an SD.  The following was provided by one of the Acme Packet Systems Engineers in response to the inquiry. show sipd sessions all – Will display all of the active SIP sessions that are […]

Auto-Start Your VMWare Virtual Machines Without the GUI

Posted: 19th January 2011 by Mark in Unix

I was looking for a method that allowed me to SSH to my Linux machine running VMWare Workstation 7 and execute a file that automatically starts all my VMWare virtual machines without having to use the GUI.  This could also be used as a startup script as well. In my case I am running several […]