MDSE

Installing License and Software Packages

The MDSE module to support M1/CS1000 Media Gateway(s) is a licensed feature. Addition of the MDSE module allows integration of Nortel  M1/CS1000 Taurus and Aries series digital phones.

The support for analog phones is a separate licensed feature (MA) on top of the MDSE license.

Install MDSE and Analog Set Support License

  1. Open the UCx Web-based Configuration Utility.
  2. From the System tab, select Licenses.
  3. From the left side column, select Enter License.
  4. Copy the entire license string provided by E-MetroTel in the License String field and press the Save button to activate the license.

Install the Software Package

  1. From the System tab, select Updates.
  2. From the left side column, select Packages.
  3. Click on Show Filter under name field enter mdse.
  4. Under Status pull-down, select All.
  5. Locate the mdse package and click on the Install link under the Status column.
  6. The required dependencies will also be installed together.

Configuring Media Gateway(s)

Configuring New Media Gateway On UCx Server

Perform the following steps to configure the Media Gateway on the UCx server:

  1. Open the UCx Web-based Configuration Utility.
  2. From the PBX tab, select MDSE.
  3. Select New Media Gateway to add the MGC.
  4. Enter the MGC configuration values.
  5. There are two new fields from Release 6.0 and up:
    • Remote Gateway - When set to No, the External IP Address field is disabled. When set to Yes, the External IP Address field is enabled.
    • External IP Address - This field is required when enabled.

  6. Press the Submit button.

 

DNS Configuration: The UCx systems DNS must be configured correctly before configuring an MGC card, see the Network Parameters page. Be sure that one of the following conditions apply, otherwise the MGC will not work properly:
  1. If the UCx system has internet access, then the DNS and Default Gateway must have VALID IP addresses. This must be validated before attempting to configure an MGC card.
  2. If the UCx system does not have internet access, DO NOT program any IP Address in the DNS field,  only program the Default Gateway IP address.

Modify Existing Media Gateway On UCx Server

Perform the following steps to change an existing Media Gateway on the UCx server:

  1. Open the UCx Web-based Configuration Utility.
  2. From the PBX tab, select MDSE.
  3. Press the Edit button corresponding to the Media Gateway to modify.
  4. Update the MGC configuration values.
  5. Press the Submit button.

Delete Media Gateway On UCx Server

Perform the following steps to change an existing Media Gateway on the UCx server:

  1. Open the UCx Web-based Configuration Utility.
  2. From the PBX tab, select MDSE.
  3. Select the Media Gateway(s) to delete from the list of configured Media Gateways.
  4. Press the Delete button.
  5. Confirm the delete.

Configuring Firewall

This section lists the TCP and UDP ports used by UCx to control an MGC. If there is a Firewall enabled on your network, firewall rules need to allow communication with the ports listed here.

TCP Ports

Port Description
20 FTP Data Transfer
21 FTP Control
111 Sun RPC
634 IP RPC
2010 Port Mapper
15000 PBXLINK
32780 CARDLAN
32781 SSD
32784 TTY
32788 IP RPC
40457 Sun RPC

 

UDP Ports

Port Description
111 Sun RPC
5200 - 5360 RTP ports for VoIP (even ports only)
15000 PBXLINK
15001 RUDP Broadcast
32778 IP RPC
32779 IP RPC Inst
32780 CARDLAN