[asterisk-ss7] Testing libss7 with one PCI card in loopback

Jean Louis David therebel23 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 14:28:31 CDT 2011

Thanks all for replies !

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Krzysztof Drewicz <
krzysztofdrewicz at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2011/4/26 Jean Louis David <therebel23 at gmail.com>
>> Hi,
>> because E1 cards are quite expensive, and before connecting to PSTN,  i
>> would like to test good working of asterisk + libss7 by looping back 2 E1
>> ports of  the same PCI Card (for example : one TE410P). I will connect two
>> SIP phones for test purposes.
>> Do you think it is a good test ?
>> Could i define a little dialplan to test SIP to SS7 and SS7 to SIP ?
> Asterisk (and the  rest of softswitches) is free, and cards from Digium
> (and some competitors) are quite cheap, expensive is carrier-grade telco
> switch, where the smallest card has a 16 x E1 and costs more that 10 x (
> DE410P + HWEC + good quad core 1U server).
> TDMoE is your friend.
> As far as i remember there is no way to have two separate asterisk on one
> psychical TE410P/TE210P, you need two hosts (two PCs) one of them needs to
> have a TE410p, another one could use TDMoE or another E100P card or
> something.
> But this setup will work in 100%.
> Better is to check if someone has successfully connected to your-carrier
> type switch, so if your carrier has a SS7 switch from vendor X in version of
> Y and you want to pass a services like A,B,C, you should ask if someone had
> trouble using A,B,C on X in version Y. If it's just simple voice calls with
> ISUP version 1, then it will work.
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