As Open5Gs has introduced network slicing, which led to a change in the database used, Alas many users had subscribers provisioned in the old DB schema and no way to migrate the SDM data between the old and new schema, If you’ve created subscribers on the old schema, and now after the updates your Subscriber […]
I’d been trying for some time to get Kamailio acting as a Diameter Routing Agent with mixed success, and eventually got it working, after a few changes to the codebase of the ims_diameter_server module. It is rather unstable, in that if it fails to dispatch to a Diameter peer, the whole thing comes crumbling down, […]
Comparing packet contents with Wireshark and a diff utility
Introducing YAML based config files for defining how PyHSS should be setup
I’d tried in the past to use the USB port on the Mikrotik, an external HDD and the SMB server in RouterOS, to act as a simple NAS for sharing files on the home network. And the performance was terrible. This is because the device is a Router. Not a NAS (duh). And everything I […]
Thanks to some recent developments, PyHSS has had a major overhaul recently, and is getting better than ever, Some features that are almost ready for public release are: Config File Instead of having everything defined all over the place a single YAML config file is used to define how the HSS should function. SCTP Support […]
Bolting an SNMP Server and stats collection onto your existing Python projects.
It’s 2021, and everyone loves Containers; Docker & Kubernetes are changing how software is developed, deployed and scaled. And yet so much of the Telco world still uses bare metal servers and dedicated hardware for processing. So why not use Containers or VMs more for VoIP applications? Disclaimer – When I’m talking VoIP about VoIP […]
Australia is a strange country; As a kid I was scared of dogs, and in response, our family got a dog. This year started off with adventures working with ASN.1 encoded data, and after a week of banging my head against the table, I was scared of ASN.1 encoding. But now I love dogs, and […]
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How SR-IOV and DPDK play into faster performance of Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) for 3GPP core networks.
Cheat sheets for common Docker Commands
List of Open Source Evolved Packet Core implementations
Unlocking Carrier Privileges through certificate on a UICC
Increasing the SSH timeout in Ansible
What the Origin-State-Id AVP does and how it is used to track if a Diameter peer restarts.
Configuring YateBTS NIPC with a BladeRF Software Defined Radio
Setting up YateBTS GSM BTS in Ubuntu 18.04
Using Docker to containerize Kamailio instanances
My first Pull / Merge in the Kamailio project was to fix the IMS P-CSCF config