[asterisk-ss7] adding ss7 pcap support to dahdi

Tuan Le tuanle55 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 08:32:42 CDT 2011

Nevermind.  I was thinking in a different mindset of when running wireshark capture you want everything captured.  You guys are absolutely right that I just need to select my signaling channels. 

On Jul 9, 2011, at 3:13 AM, Krzysztof Drewicz <krzysztofdrewicz at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2011/7/9 Robert Thomas <thomcr at gmail.com>:
>> I thought this would only capture signaling channels, which for the most
>> part you would have 2 on a linkset...
>> I don't see too much need of more than 16 channels unless you have a bunch
>> of D channels
> That is true, where is the reason to use more than 16 channels to be
> captured? It means more than two 8-port, or four 4-port card in one
> box, and that is somehow misunderstanding from my point of view. Too
> much telco hardware in one box is not a good thing, split cards along
> many servers.
> If you need to record audio use Record() in dialplan or so.
> BTW: in older, 'big' telco systems there are a catches that don't
> allow a 16, but one or two signaling channels (or D channels) to be
> captured.
> If someone needs more than 16, well, use some passive capture like
> sangoma solution or external analyzer to do that. For example, good
> external analyzer for 30 simultaneous R2 digit exchange on one E1 is
> worth more than a brand new server, so i see no point in having more
> than 16 captures on any given time. Note that capture takes some CPU
> power from your box, sometimes every little interrupt counts :)
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