[asterisk-ss7] Loadsharing with libss7

Matthew Fredrickson creslin at digium.com
Mon Nov 17 11:02:30 CST 2008

Tobias Wolf wrote:
> Matthew Fredrickson schrieb:
>> Kristian Nielsen wrote:
>>> Tobias Wolf <tobias.wolf at evision.de> writes:
>>> I believe you can do this with chan_ss7, setting up two boxes as a
>>> cluster, though I think you would set up both boxes with the same point
>>> code. This is important not only to get load sharing but also to be able to do
>>> system maintenance without downtime, and is a standard in the MPT3 part of
>>> SS7.
> I have not checked chan_ss7 yet, because libss7 works very well for us. 
> but maybe it is worth a look ;)
>> That is correct.  At this time, we don't have the ability to share a 
>> single point code between multiple machines.
>>> possible to do it using two different point codes as you describe with some
>>> help from the switch at the other end?
>> That's the way I would advise doing it for the time being...
> I have checked with the owner of the ss7 switch and it supports this.
> any idea when sharing a point code between two (or more?) asterisk 
> server will be possible. is this on any roadmap, yet ?

Besides getting everything ready so that we pass all interconnection 
tests, it is the next highest priority.

Matthew Fredrickson
Digium, Inc.

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