Archive for May, 2011

The alarm-threshold command gives the Acme Packet SBC the ability to send minor, major, or critical alarms when CPU, Memory, Rfactor, Space (/ramdrv), and Session count reach a specific threshold based on % usage. Each element is monitored individually so the alarm is sent only for the violating element. Setting these values is a great […]

QoS Routing on the Acme Packet SBC

Posted: 19th May 2011 by Mark in Acme Packet, SBC, SIP

QoS based Routing is a feature of the Acme Packet SBC (Session Director) that pro-actively observes and measures RTP quality on a given network path (realm) by using R-Factor (QoS measurement) to determine if quality is acceptable. If the R-Factor falls below a certain threshold then new calls are re-routed on another network path using […]

Surrogate Registration using the Acme Packet SBC

Posted: 19th May 2011 by Mark in Cisco

The purpose of Surrogate Registration is to allow SIP endpoints that do not have the ability to perform SIP registration, or don’t gracefully manage their registrations very well, to appear as a registered endpoint on a SIP registrar platform such as Broadsoft BroadWorks. It is not always desirable to have a SIP endpoint function as […]

SIP Header Manipulation provides the flexibility to add, remove, or modify any attribute in a SIP message on the Acme Packet SBC. The most common reason for doing this is to fix an incompatibility problem between two SIP endpoints. This could range from anything such as Softswitch/PSTN incompatibility or an issue between two different IP […]