SIGNALING BACKHAUL PROTOCOL
draft-ietf-sigtran-signaling-backhaul-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (sigtran WG)
Last updated 1999-02-26
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-sigtran-signaling-backhaul-00.txt

Abstract

This Internet Draft discusses a framework for transporting signaling protocols (SS7, ISDN and DPNSS) over packet networks. The framework is referred to as signaling 'backhaul'. The backhaul takes place between a Media Gateway (MG) or Signaling Gateway (SG), which interfaces between the circuit world (PSTN) and the packet world (IP/ATM), and a Media Gateway Controller (MGC), which provides call processing. It is referred to as 'backhaul' because the gateway terminates the lower layers of the protocol (i.e. Layer 1 and 2) and backhauls the other layers to the MGC.

Authors

Roger Stewart (rogerstewart@delphi.com)
David Auerbach (dea@cisco.com)
Diane Berg (dberg@cisco.com)
Ken Morneault (kmorneau@cisco.com)

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