The other day I needed to add a Network Appearance on an SS7/SS7 M3UA linkset.
Network Appearances on M3UA links are kinda like a port number, in that they allow you to distinguish traffic to the same point code, but handled by different logical entities.
When I added the NA parameter on the Linkset nothing happened.
If you’re facing the same you’ll need to set:
In the global config (this is the part I missed).
Then select the M3UA linkset you want to change and add the network-appearance parameter:
And bingo, you’ll start seeing it in your M3UA traffic: