How to start with your traffic

 

The latest instruction with pictures can be found in PDF right here IXC pdf tutorial 

 

IXC Softswitch V5

How to start with your traffic.

Minimal configuration (LCR, A-Z)

 

 

  1. Creating your Vendor (Supplier, Carrier).

 

Vendor – is the company who is selling destinations and routes to you.  

  • Go to “Customers/Vendors” menu and click on “New Vendor” to add your first supplier.
  • Put a name of your vendor near “Name*” field and click “Create”.
  • You will see “Successful creation” notification. Go to “Tariff Plans” tab and click on “New tariff plan” to upload a price-list of your supplier.
  • Put a name for tariff plan and click on “Create”.
  • You will see “Successful creation” notification. You can manually add some codes and prices or you can use “Upload from file to current ratesheet” tool to upload from file.

Just follow the format on web to upload your rates from file.

To manually add some codes and prices just click on the active sheet which is highlighted with green, then click on “New price”. Put code and price and click “Create”.

 

2. Create the Terminator of your Vendor.

 

Terminator – is the outbound traffic point from Softswitch to your Vendor's GW.  

  • Go to “Terminators” menu OR you can use tab “Terminators” in your Vendor after clicking on your Vendor's name in “Vendors” menu.
  • Click on “New terminator” to add your first terminator.
  • Fill the “Name” and same to “Tag” fields, then click on “Create”. Please note the “Vendor” and “Tariff plan” drop-down lists already filled with needed info you created before in p.1
  • Click on “Create”.
  • You should see “Successful creation” notification and few more tabs. Click on “Addresses” tab, then on “New address”.
  • Enter the IP-address of your Vendor's GW near “Host(s)” window, select “Proto” in drop-down list below, change “Port” if needed. Please note: default port for h.323 is 1720, and for sip – 5060. Click on “Create”.

 

Congratulations! Your are ready for sending traffic to your Carrier!

Now lets see how to add your Customer.

 

3. Creating your Customer.

 

Customer – is the company who is buying destinations and routes from you.  

  • Go to “Customers” menu and click on “New Customer” to add your customer.
  • Fill the “Name” field with the name of your customer, click “Create”.
  • Add a price-list for your Customer. Go to main page and click on “Tariff Plans”, then click on “New tariff plan”, put a “Name” and click “Create”.
  • You will see “Successful creation” notification, then you can manually add some codes and prices or you can use “Upload from file to current ratesheet” tool to upload from file.

Just follow the instructions to upload your rates from file.

To manually add some codes and prices just click on the active sheet which is highlighted with green, then click on “New price”. Put code and price and click “Create”. Please note: the prices in this tariff plan should be higher than the prices in vendor's price list you created before.

 

4. Preparing the routing (simple LCR, AZ price-based routing).

 

  • Click on “Routes Tables”, “New table”. Put the name, un-check “Use default routes” flag, select “Default routes rule” under “Route's rule” drop-down list, then click on “Create”.
  • Open “Build Rules” tab and click on “New Rule”. Select the terminator you created before, click “Create”. You will get the notification about successful creation.

 

 

5.  Create the Originator of your Customer.

Originator – is the inbound traffic point at your Softswitch.  

  • Go to “Originators” menu OR you can use tab “Originators” in your Customer after clicking on your Customer's name in “Customers” menu.
  • Fill the “Name” and same to “Tag” fields. Select the route table you created before. Please note the “Customer” and “Tariff plan” drop-down lists already filled with needed info you created before in p.3
  • Click on “Create”.
  • You should see “Successful creation” notification and few more tabs. Click on “Addresses” tab, then on “New address”.
  • Enter the IP-address of your Customer's GW near “Host(s)” window and click on “Create”.
  • Press “Reload Config” button at the top-right side of the web-interface.

 

 

Congratulations! Now you are ready for traffic exchange!