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9. WiMAX RF Aggregate Manager Service

wimaxrf is an Aggregate Manager (AM) that is used to configure and control WIMAX (Basestation) RF Section.

WiMAX RF Aggregate Manager

    Installation

       apt-get install omf-wimaxrf-aggmgr-5.2
    

    Configuration

    The configuration file for wimxrf AM is in the same location as for all the other OMF AM services in /etc/omf-agggr-5.2/available/wimaxrf.yaml. The configuration file consists of multiple section sections relating to different components of the services.

    Default parameter values are shown in []; Bold font indicates mandatory parameters.

    asngw: Section

      asngw:
       if: eth1
       ip: 10.3.0.71
       rcvport: 54321
       sndport: 54321
       id: ASNGW000
       tecnh: 3
       dsc: IP-Config-Mgmt
    

    bs: section

    datapath: section

    Typical configuration:

      datapath:
        type: simpleclick
        def_gw: 10.41.0.1
        net_mask: 255.255.0.0
        def_ip: 10.41.0.254
    

    These configuration parameters are temporary → click is supposed to learn them from client DHCP requests.

    • def_gw: IP address of the default gateway for WiMAX clients [none]
    • net_mask: Network mask for datapath subnet [none]
    • def_ip: IP address that will be given to clients that are not assigned IP address (i.e. unknown clients) [none]

    auth: Section

      auth:
        database: /var/spool/asnctrl/wimax-clients.sql
        allow_unknown: true
    
    • database: Location of the SQLite authentication database var/spool/asnctrl/wimax-clients.sql
    • allow_unknown: If set to true, will allow access for clients that are not registered in the authentication database [false]

    reset: Section

      reset:
       file: '/defaults/reset.xml'
    
    • file: location of the default configuration [none]. The file is an XML file that containes default BS parameters and is used with /default wimaxrf service

    Each of the sections in this file should be modified to reflect your deployment configuration (please keep in mind that this is a YAML file and that it depends heavily on spaces and not TABs). Once the configuration file is ready, you have to enable the service by creating the symbolic link in /etc/omf-aggmgr-5.2/enabled:

    ln -s ../available/wimaxrf.yaml
    

    and restarting the OMF aggregate manager service:

    /etc/init.d/omf-aggmgr-5.2 restart
    

    Logging

    OMF aggregate managers have quite extended logging capabilities. Log messages from all of the enabled services are stored in /var/log/omf-aggmgr-5.2.log

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