RFC Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) – User Adaptation Layer (M3UA), September Canonical URL. RFC (part 1 of 5): Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 ( MTP3) – User Adaptation Layer (M3UA). M3UA Overview. Protocol Architecture. Services Provided by the M3UA Layer. Support for the Transport of MTP3-User Messages. Full.
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The delivery mechanism should meet the following criteria: The M3UA layer at an ASP keeps the state of the routes to remote SS7 destinations and may initiate an audit of the availability and the restricted or the congested state of remote SS7 destinations.
However, in the context of an SG, the maximum octet block size must be followed when interworking to a SS7 network that does not support the transfer of larger information blocks to the final destination.
Routing Context – A value that uniquely identifies a Routing Key. Message Classes and Types Definition of M3UA Boundaries Signalling Point Code Representation Signaling Transfer Point STP – A node in the SS7 network that provides network access and performs message routing, screening and transfer of signaling messages.
M3UA RFC.4666 – SS7 MTP3 User Adaptation Layer
Protocol Architecture The framework architecture that has been defined for SCN signalling transport over IP [ 12 ] uses multiple components, including a common signalling transport protocol and an adaptation module to support the services expected by a particular SCN signalling protocol from its underlying protocol layer. Network Byte Order – Most significant byte first, a. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Message Distribution at the SGP Note that there is a 1: The provisioning and configuration of the SS7 network determines the restriction placed on the maximum block.
OCSS7 :: OCSS7 Compliance Matrix :: M3UA RFC – SS7 MTP3 User Adaptation Layer
An SG contains a set of one or more unique Signalling Gateway Processes, of which one or more is normally actively processing traffic. Layer Management – Layer Management is a nodal function that handles the inputs and outputs between the M3UA layer and a local management entity.
Receipt of Primitives from the Layer Management Signalling Process – A process instance that uses M3UA to communicate with other signalling processes. This document obsoletes RFC Stream – An SCTP stream; a unidirectional logical channel established from one SCTP endpoint to another associated SCTP endpoint, within which all user m3uua are delivered in-sequence except for those submitted to the unordered delivery service.
An example scenario is where an SG appears as an.
Failover – The capability to reroute signalling traffic as required to an alternate Application Server Process, or group of ASPs, within an Application Server in the event of failure or unavailability of a currently used Application Server Process. Routing 44666 Management Procedures [Optional] Message Distribution at the ASP This is to take advantage of various SCTP features, such as: Failover also applies upon the return to service of a previously unavailable Application Server Process.
Managing Routing Contexts and Routing Keys Table of Contents 1. Routing Context values are configured either using a configuration management interface, or by using the routing key management procedures defined in this document. Please refer to the current edition of the “Internet Official Protocol Standards” STD 1 for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Signalling Gateway SS7 Layers This can be achieved using the.
RFC – Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) – User Adaptation Layer (M3UA)
Network Working Group K. It serves as an active, backup, load-sharing, or broadcast process of a Signalling Gateway. However, in the case where an ASP is connected to more than one SG, the M3UA layer at an ASP should maintain the status of configured SS7 destinations and route messages according to the availability and congestion status of the routes to these destinations via each SG.
Examples of M3UA Procedures Linkset – A number of signalling links that directly interconnect two signalling points, which are used as a module. The AS contains a set of one or more unique Application Server Processes, of which one or more is normally actively processing traffic. Routing Contexts and Routing Keys Routing Key – A Routing Key describes a set of SS7 parameters and parameter values that uniquely define the range of signalling traffic to be handled by a particular Application Server.