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ATT-950-010-021
LTE Administrative Ericsson Lock and Unlock Board
Abstract:
Use this document in conjunction with other LTE documents as a guide to analyzing and troubleshooting
common LTE/eNodeB alarms and faults.

Audience:
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02/14/2011

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Issue 1, 02/14/11

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Table Of Contents
INTRODUCTION
General
Reason For Current Issue
1.
2.
3.

How to Lock a board on an Ericsson eNodeB


How to UnLock a Board on an Ericsson eNodeB
Contact List
A.1. Document Specific Acronyms
A.2. Acronyms Dictionary

Revision Log
ACRONYMS

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General
All Methods and Procedures in this document adhere to AT&Ts competition policy which includes compliance with the
section 272 (e)(1) parity service requirements with respect to exchange and exchange access services, and employees
are reminded to consult with Legal regarding any section 272(e)(1) issues or questions. Section 272(e)(1): A Telco shall
fulfill any requests from an unaffiliated entity for telephone exchange service and exchange access within a period no
longer than the period in which it provides such telephone exchange service and exchange access to itself or to its
affiliates.

Reason For Current Issue


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INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this document is to instruct the reader on the process to Lock and UNLOCK board.
Dependencies and Conditions:

1) Access to Ericsson OSS is required


2) Access to Alex is required
3) Work can be conducted outside of the Maintenance Window but read CAUTION!

CAUTION: Locking a Digital Unit (DU) or a Radio Unit (RU) stops all traffic on the
unit. This can cause reduced capacity, and in cases of a single DU
configuration, can cause a total traffic stoppage.

IMPORTANT:
Job Aids are intended as a reference to assist the user in diagnosing and trouble shooting alarms. They should
be considered as a work in progress and will need to be updated from time to time depending on network changes.
If while using this job aid you discover an error or a need to update the procedure to meet current network
configurations, you should contact the author with the following information:
Apex document number
Apex document title
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Description of error or update needed

1. How to Lock a board on an Ericsson eNodeB


Procedure:
To lock a board, perform the following steps:
1.
Identify the instance of the Managed Object (MO) for the relevant board.
The following MOs are used:
Type of unit or board:
Related MO
Digital Units
PlugInUnit
Radio Units
AuxPlugInUnit
Support System Units
HwUnit
2.
Set the attribute administrativeState for the instance of the MO to 0.

Additional Information
When a boards administrativeState is set to LOCKED, the traffic on the board ceases immediately. When the board is
LOCKED, no new alarms are issued and all alarms issued earlier by the board are ceased automatically. It is possible to
perform operation and maintenance on the board, provided the board is still in the subrack and is included in the current
configuration. Yellow LED is constantly illuminated for PlugInUnit and AuxPlugInUnit.

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Figure 1:

3. Verify that the administrativeState attribute is now LOCKED.

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Figure 2:

2. How to UnLock a Board on an Ericsson eNodeB


To unlock a board, perform the following steps:
1. Set the attribute administrativeState for the instance of the MO to 1.
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Figure 3:

1. Verify that the administrativeState attribute is now UNLOCKED.

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Yellow LED is not steady for PlugInUnit and AuxPlugInUnit. When the board is UNLOCKED, any active alarms are raised

Figure 4:

Appendix and Citations:

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1) ALEX Library for Ericsson Alarms

3. Contact List

NAME

ATTUID

PHONE #

DEPARTMENT / RESPONSIBILITY

Rick Grubbs

cg1246

404-906-2036

LTE JOT

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Acronyms
A.1. Document Specific Acronyms

A.2. Acronyms Dictionary


Refer to ATT-000-000-020, Acronyms Dictionary.

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