Archive for November, 2011

Acme Packet SBC and Media Aggregation

Posted: 9th November 2011 by Mark in Acme Packet, SIP

The Acme Packet 3800 and 4500 series Session Border Controllers come with an NIU (Network Interface Unit) that includes four Gigabit ports.  In rare cases one may need to support Media Aggregation where two of the Gigabit interfaces need to be look like they are “bonded” to accommodate a large number of calls (with media […]

Acme Packet SBC “load-limit” Command Option

Posted: 9th November 2011 by Mark in Acme Packet, SIP, Unix

The Acme Packet SBC has an optional parameter that may be added under sip-config that allows the SBC to gracefully handle traffic in the event the SBC’s main processor reaches a certain threshold. There are several reasons as to why this may occur, but at the most basic level it’s a good idea to draw […]