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mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
15 May 07 11:14
Hello all,

Does anyone have screen shots of the "Configure Server" through the web interface?  I am going to be changing some IP stuff this weekend and just want to give it a look as I have not done it before.  

Just trying to be proactive and make this weekend a smooth one.  
98Converter (TechnicalUser)
15 May 07 12:15
You can do individual services:

Configure Server  

Specify how you want to use this wizard
     Configure all services using the wizard
     Configure individual services

Review Notices
Set Identities
Configure Interfaces
Configure LSP
Configure Switches
Set Static Routes
Configure Time Server
Set Modem Interface
Update System

Click CONTINUE to proceed.

Then it brings you to this screen.

Configure Individual IP Services

   Review Notices
   Set Identities
   Configure Interfaces
   Configure LSP
   Configure Switches
   Set Static Routes
   Configure Time Server
   Set Modem Interface

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. ARISTOTLE 384-322 B.C.

mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
15 May 07 13:43
Sweet.  So it shoudl'nt be to involved to change the Subnet and default Gateway?
sjforcum (TechnicalUser)
15 May 07 14:49

On the S87xx set, do the backup server first, then the primary.  

I've also found it's a lot easier to have everything mapped out in Visio before hand...there are so many damned interfaces on the S87xx that it can get tricky remembering what goes where.

Also don't forget to adjust in CM (Node Names, LSP Page, etc)....and is the G700/G350 factored into your plans?  I'm 99% sure it needs to be on the same subnet as the S8300...

Helpful Member!(2)  dj42Avaya (Programmer)
16 May 07 20:41
Is the new address of the 8300 in the same subnet as the old one? If not, you have a lot more changes than configure server. If you are staying in the same subnet, don't forget to change the MGC list to the new 8300 address. If you need instructions, just post back and I'll tell you how to do it...

mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 11:16
We ARE changing the Subnet.  What other changes will I have to do?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 12:38
ok then..... you can pick one of two ways.... If you do not know the command link in the gateway, I would use the wizard.

Using the Wizard, all you need to do is hit next until you see an address you need to change. At the end on the wizard, it will give you some commands to run in the gateway to insure all is correct.

How to log into the p330
open a cmd window
telnet to the ip address of the 8300
use your login and password
now you're in the 8300
telnet to (this is you internal loop)
the login is root and the password is root
now you are in the p330 super prompt
to make any changes in the p330, you must type config and enter it
to enter the g700, you need to type session mgp and press enter.
now you will be at the super prompt in the g700

If you don't want to use the command line, let me know and I'll post some instructions....

dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 12:50
Sorry.. I forgot yo tell you..... You want to use the Installation wizard from the main menu.... Under installation.
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 13:00
Thanks for all the input. So in the g700 session I should change the "ip route mgp"?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 13:11

P330 commands
set interface inband 1

substitute with your addresses.... the 1 is the vlan

set ip route

session mgp


set interface mgp 1

reset mgp

session mgp

set interface voip v0

set ip route

set mgc list

show commands

show interface

show ip route

show interface

show ip route mgp

make sure all these are correct

mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 13:20
SWEET!  Thanks.  Should the 8700's be easier since there are no g700's to worry about?  Or did I just open a new can of worms?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 13:23
the 8700 is easy.... it's just the configure server information... Is this an LSP? If so, you need to know more information..
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 13:33
We have two sites connected by a t-1.  You can 4 digit dial ext. between sites.  We are moving them to a larger circuit.

If that means LSP...then Yes.
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 13:37
from the 8700....

list sur

Does anything come up?

list media-gateway


What release is the 8700?

if it's not a 13, do a display lsp...

mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 13:44
disp LSP shows  1        Farmington      10 .1  .85 .230 in-service/idle 1:00 5/13/2007  

list media-gateway shows all 5 of my media gateways.

List sur is not a valid input.
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 14:24
do you plan on changing the addresses in Farmington?
is this the 8300/g700 you are changing the IP addresses in?

Sorr for all the questions... I don't want to miss a step...
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 14:31
I will have to change addresses in both.
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 15:19
ok... you have a lot of work in front of you....

begin with the 8300 lsp that has the 5 g700 stack

run the installation wizard to change the addresses

you will come to a point on the installation wizard the lists the media gateways and has a picture of a wrench.... click on each one of these to configure the gateway addresses. You want to do this from the location of the 8300 to prevent loosing your connection to the 8300. You can do it remotely if you wait to change the 8300 address until after the rest of the gateways are configured. Remember, you have to keep the path over the network. you can configure all the gateways from this wizard and it's much easier than doing them individually if you never have.

be sure to change the node-name ip for the LSP

If you have never done this... Use the Wizard... Then go back and check each gateway with the show commands I gave you....

When you are in the p330 stack controller, you can session to each gateway. use this command
session 2
this it for gateway 2
session 3
for gateway 3 and so on ..

For an lsp, your MGC list should be entered lile this.

clan, clan, 8300     (Ip addresses)

set mgc list x.x.x.x, x.x.x.x, x.x.x.x

you should make sure your recovery settings are correct...


2 on the transition points will let you search 2 clans for 4 min and the allow the third entry (8300 ADDRESS) to take over....

When do you plan on doing this???
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 15:26
We are doing it Sunday.  How long would you say this would take...assuming eveything goes ok...
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 15:56
I would give yourself about 2-4 hours because you will most likely be doing some trouble shooting.... Believe it or not, changing IP addresses causes more problems than a upgrade...
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
17 May 07 16:07
First off thanks for everything so far.  I think I have a pretty good handle on it now.  My only question is the last part of you post where you said this...

For an lsp, your MGC list should be entered lile this.

clan, clan, 8300     (Ip addresses)

set mgc list x.x.x.x, x.x.x.x, x.x.x.x

you should make sure your recovery settings are correct...


2 on the transition points will let you search 2 clans for 4 min and the allow the third entry (8300 ADDRESS) to take over....

Can you clarify this a little more?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
17 May 07 16:32
show mgp rec

this will bring up this


this should be the way is comes up on the screen

top one is the primary search time
middle is the total search time
bottom is the transition points

default, this is set to

The default will not work correctly

the the transition points should = the number of clan addresses you have in the MGC list. after the g700 checks the both clans, it will fail to the 8300. if you only have one clan in the list or your system, the transition points should be a 1... I don't think it's a good idea to have only one, but that's up to you.

here is an example MGC List


show mgc list

this will display

to change the mgc list,

show mgc list
(write down the addresses on the list just in case)

clear mgc list

set mgc list,,

show mgc list

this will display -transition point 1 -transition point 2 -8300 lsp

I hope this helps... And isn't too confusing..

dj42Avaya (Programmer)
18 May 07 12:04
One more thing. When all your changes are complete on the LSP and the 8700. Do a save trans all and then display lsp. This is the easiest way to see if your 8300 is back on line. If for some reason it doesn't sync back up with the 8700, Check your addresses and reset the 8300. You may also want to set the recovery rule on the ch media gateway form for rule 1. The default will let the g700 re register and soon as it sees the network. I'll keep my laptop up on Sunday.... Just post if you run into a problem..  
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
18 May 07 12:13
Wow...I really appreciate that.  Thanks again for all the info.  I will be sure to take you up on that offer.  But hopefully won't need to.
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
21 May 07 9:41
The cut went very well. Thanks for all the info.

We do have a problem with our media processors.  How do I change the broadcast ip address?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
21 May 07 9:47
Are you talking about the broadcast IP address on the mgp route?
mentallimit (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
21 May 07 9:52
Problem solved.

I was talking about the media processors on my 8700.  I had missed one which was causing some problems. No sound...dropped calls.

Everything is working great now.  It just was my oversite. Thanks dj42Avaya!!  You were a huge help.  If you are ever in the Detroit area let me know...I owe you a beer or 20.
mottelecom (Programmer)
13 Jun 07 12:08
Great Thread - One Question: What is does the total search time indicate on the MGP recovery settings?
dj42Avaya (Programmer)
13 Jun 07 15:36
The total search time is the length of time that the gateway spends trying to connect to all alternate resources.

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