[asterisk-users] Any one knows if I can connect SS7 to Asterisk, (with a TE405P or other) ???

Jorge Mendoza mendoza at tcc.com.pe
Fri Sep 22 07:20:34 MST 2006



Jorge Mendoza

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 05:15:36PM -0600, MF wrote:
>> Hi I need to connect at least 2  (and 2 more in the future)   links to a 
>> switch via SS7,
>> does anyone knows if this can be done with Digium cards?  
>> if not, which box could I use to convert from SS7 to isdn, 
>> (could anyone please recomend one of these boxes, and let me know a 
>> ballpark price figure)
> If you're connecting to a carrier's SS7 network, I'm pretty sure you
> need to be using carrier-lab-approved hardware -- and very probably
> software -- to do it.
> Things may have changed since, oh, 5 or 6 years ago when I last paid
> any close attention to SS7, but last I heard, the ingress ports to that
> network are not filtered enough for them to let just anyone hook up to
> them.
> That said, those links *used* to be V.35 off the terminal equipment; I
> don't know whether they're using T-spans for them now, but even if they
> are, I suspect you might need custom *drivers*, not just custom
> app-level software.  But IANASS7E.
> Cheers,
> -- jra

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