Acme Packet SBC and Configuring “Selective” Early Media Suppression

The Acme Packet SBC includes support for Early Media Suppression. This allows you to decide what Realms can and cannot support Early Media and in what direction Early Media is allowed.

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Acme Packet SBC and DNS-SRV Load Balancing “ping-all-addresses”

The Acme Packet SBC supports the ability to load balance SIP traffic several difference ways. Simply stated, a SIP invite will ingress to the SBC. The SBC will lookup the destination and if it results in a Session Agent Group or SAG configuration with two or more Session Agents, the SBC will egress the SIP invite using one of the selected load balancing algorithms such as Least Busy.

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How to “grep” the Acme Packet SBC Configuration (ACLI)

The grep tool is a very popular Unix command line utility used to match a regular expression. Although grep doesn’t specifically exist on the Acme Packet SBC the find command serves a similar purpose. This feature was introduced in ACLI release 6.4.

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Acme Packet SBC Remote SIP Survivability

With the release of Acme Packet 6.4m2 software the SBC now supports SIP Remote Survivability. This is applicable for a Service Provider offering Hosted IP PBX or UCaaS using SIP phones which register to a centralized Data Center or Cloud model.

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How to “tail” sipmsg.log on the Acme Packet SBC command line (ACLI)

The tail program is available on Unix operating systems and is used to view the tail end of a text file or piped data.

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