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12 2.11 and 5.01 CSV (Character Separated Value) ASCII import to database (optional) Extended line drawing to base station on map Base station colouring based on custom parameters on map Workbook report templates Fleet manager improvements KPI workbench improvements New CDMA/EVDO KPIs New troubleshooting KPIs New search folder options Improvements in TEMS support Improved search functionality in the grid Other improvements Fixed problems Computer Hardware and Software Requirements Installation 4. 5.1 2.13 2.3 4.05 or older 5 6 Compatibility Known Issues 2 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel.anite.12 Update/ Upgrade from versions 5.7 2.5 2.com/nemo .06.6 2.4 2. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.14 3 4 Support for Nemo File format version 2.07.11 2.10 Update/ Upgrade from version 5.8 2.10 2.4 First-time installation Update/ Upgrade from versions 5.2 2.13 1 2 Introduction New Features 2.9 2.1 4.RELEASE NOTE FOR NEMO ANALYZE 5.2 4. and 5.3 2.
including TDMA. EDGE.13 supports Nemo log file format up to version 2. New parameters in v2.2 CSV (Character Separated Value) ASCII import to database (optional) Nemo Analyze 5. The export of ASCII data dumps in column format using switch statistics is supported by most network vendors' equipment. and WiMAX. spectrum scan • DVB-H throughput 2. easy to set up and use.anite. resolution bandwidth. these files can be processed and correlated with the corresponding drive test data.1 Introduction Nemo Analyze™ 5.and yet it is highly cost effective. SNR. TETRAPOL. EADS REMS TETRAPOL®. This feature enables the post-processing of any 3 party column format ASCII data with Nemo Analyze.01. Nemo Analyze offers support for all major wireless technologies. noise gain • WAP parameters: WAP content URL. 2. WAP content size • Number of erroneous RLC blocks • Number of received RLC blocks • Spectrum scanning parameters: total Rx level. Advanced KPIs can be also calculated from the data with the KPI workbench or with plain SQL.01: • C/I per hopping channel • C/I per hopping channel worst • RSSI per hopping channel • Audio quality parameters: speech activity. and character-separated value (CSV). Ericsson TEMS™. The export of ASCII data in column format is supported by most vendors of drive test and protocol analysis tools. Supported measurement file formats include Nemo. WCDMA. For example. TETRA.13 introduces a new optional feature for importing ASCII data into the database in CSV rd (Character Separated Value) format. DVB-H. can be exported as CSV files from the Wireshark SW. AMPS.13 is a powerful and versatile. HSUPA. These files can be analysed together with the corresponding drive test data in Nemo Analyze. cdmaOne. cutting-edge analysis tool for performing benchmarking. Nemo Analyze helps you to streamline your processes by enabling you to automate the entire data processing chain from a drive test to an open workbook with analysis results. insertion gain. low-maintenance database engine that has been designed and optimized specifically for high-performance postprocessing of drive test data. recorded by Nemo Outdoor simultaneously with the standard Nemo log file. Nemo Analyze offers a comprehensive set of technology-specific Key Performance Indicators for the latest wireless technologies and a wide range of data views that are known to offer the best visualization of drive test data on the market .1 Support for Nemo File format version 2. The system scales from a standalone tool to an enterprise-level client/server solution and incorporates an innovative. Wireshark (Ethereal) log files. CDMA2000. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. GPRS. 2 New Features This chapter lists new features and problem fixes in Nemo Analyze 5. 3 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. In Nemo Analyze.01 Nemo Analyze 5. delay. HSCSD. GSM. All Nemo Analyze data views can be used in visualizing the data. WAP content Type. TD-SCDMA. Examples and instructions for the most important new features are included. HSDPA. troubleshooting and statistical reporting based on drive test data. and it scales to meet the needs of organizations of any size. UMA.com/nemo .13.
such as defining the columns to be imported and the columns that define time. and other special columns necessary for data visualization. latitude. Picture 1. a corresponding table structure is automatically created into the database for the purpose of storing all files of the defined kind. various settings need to be made. New CSV templates are created from the menu: File Tools Database manager CSV Templates Right-click Add template (See picture below). When a CSV template is created. longitude. When a file is selected in the workspace. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. These settings can be saved as a template which allows all files of the defined kind to be automatically loaded into the database. The parameters can be visualized in the same way as with Nemo log files. the columns of the file are displayed as parameters in the Parameter Tree below.anite. files of the defined type can be loaded into the database in the same way as standard Nemo log files (See picture below) Picture 2. Importing CSV files into the database Loaded CSV files are displayed on the “CSV files” page of the workspace. Adding new CSV template After the template has been created.When importing data. 4 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. See the picture below.com/nemo .
Visualizing data from CSV file 2.13 introduces new options for drawing the database connection indicator lines on map.Picture 3. See picture below. The new options include UMTS base stations contributing on pilot pollution. from the location marker on the route to base station(s).3 Extended line drawing to base station on map Nemo Analyze 5.e. Line drawing definitions can be done from the Route properties. 5 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. UMTS missing neighbours.anite. UMTS neighbour list cells. GSM neighbour list cells.com/nemo . UMTS scanner measured pilots. and EVDO scanner measured pilots. CDMA scanner measured pilots. i. Earlier it has been possible to draw lines to the mobile’s serving and neighbouring cells.
site name.4 Base station colouring based on custom parameters on map With the previous Nemo Analyze versions. Similarly. such as cell name.Picture 4. Configuring line drawing to BTS icon on map 2. cell ID.13 allows base stations to be colour coded based on any parameter that contains the necessary BTS identity information.com/nemo . This kind of view can be used to spot missing neighbours and sleeping cells. a custom KPI that returns number of dropped calls per cell can be visualized on the map by colour coding the BTS icons based on the number of dropped calls. its colour coding can be configured from the layer properties of the BTS reference file: Right-click on the BTS layer in Layers section of the side panel. If the joining parameter is not unique. cells that are not measured even though the route crosses the expected service area of cell. Nemo Analyze 5. Once a BTS file has been opened on map. all the matching BTS icons will be colour coded. such as cell name or cell ID. highlighting the problem cells on the map. Joining can be done using only one column that uniquely identifies the cell. 6 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel.anite. that is. any query that aggregates data per cell can be visualized on the map. If these parameters are not available in the query results. Following two pictures show an example where base station icons have been colour coded based on whether they were measured during a drive test or not. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. it has been possible to colour code the base station icons based on any data in the BTS reference file. Select Properties Color tab -> Select mode as “custom” from the drop-down menu Select the custom query to be visualized Select query columns containing BTS information that corresponds with the contents of the BTS file. For example. other identifiers such as channel number and scrambling code can be used as well.
+358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.anite.com/nemo .Picture 5. Map plot with BTS icon colour coding based on cells measured by the mobile 7 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. Configuring BTS icon colour coding Picture 6.
CDMA. To get the best possible export result. or EVDO from the popup menu. Picture 8. See picture below. Analyze PDF printer settings can be changed using Windows printer settings. it is usually necessary to change the orientation from portrait to landscape. Some examples of the reports are shown in the pictures below. UMTS. and statistics and map plots of RF parameters. It is extremely easy to add and remove KPIs. and modify the layout of the report template. Running Workbook report templates Each template contains multiple pages with PS and CS statistics. GPRS. log file listing. CDMA. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. and EVDO. Workbook templates can be exported to PDF from the menu: File Export Workbook to PDF. system distribution. and selecting GSM. all failure events.anite.2. One of the major benefits of the new report templates compared to the existing Crystal Reports templates is the ability to customize the templates. EDGE. It is also possible to include map plots in the template.5 Workbook report templates Nemo Analyze 5. Overview page of the UMTS workbook report 8 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. and add page margins from the PDF printer settings. Each page of the workbook will be exported as a separate page in the resulting PDF file. UMTS. unlike in the Crystal Reports templates.com/nemo . Report templates can be found by right-clicking on a folder or a measurement file. Picture 7. HSPA.13 introduces new workbook report templates for GSM.
RRC state and spreading factor page of the UMTS workbook report 2. Another improvement is the possibility for the user to define custom log file name prefixes for each individual FMU. This makes it possible to interrupt ongoing measurement tasks remotely.13 enables the field measurement units (FMU) to be forced to start and stop measurement sessions via SMS.com/nemo . without having to wait for the end of the task.anite. Ec/N0 best active set page of the UMTS workbook report Picture 10. used in the Nemo Autonomous measurement system for remote control of the system’s field measurement probes. Nemo Analyze 5. This makes it easier to categorize and separate log files from different FMUs during post-processing. 9 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel.Picture 9.6 Fleet manager improvements Fleet manager is an optional module of Nemo Analyze. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.
com/nemo . KPI workbench filter with AND/OR conditions 10 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. For example. Picture 11. State machine transition with AND/OR conditions Another improvement is in the KPI workbench filter node.7 KPI workbench improvements The state machine in the KPI workbench has been improved in Nemo Analyze 5. See picture below for example.13.2.anite. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. See picture below. this could be used to create a custom st root cause analysis KPI for dropped calls: State transition from “OK” to “Pilot pollution” WHEN 1 AS RSCP st >= -95 AND 1 AS Ec/N0 <= -10. It is now possible to trigger state transition using multiple AND/OR conditions. Picture 12. It is now possible to create filters with multiple AND/OR statements with parenthesis.
EVDO AT/AN connection attempt statistics Picture 14. EVDO AT/AN connection release statistics Picture 15. EVDO soft-softer handover statistics 11 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. Pictures below show examples of the KPIs.2.com/nemo . Picture 13. The KPIs are also included in the new CDMA/EVDO report workbooks.8 New CDMA/EVDO KPIs Following new CDMA and EVDO KPIs have been added in Nemo Analyze 5.13: • EVDO AT/AN connection attempt success and failure events • EVDO AT/AN connection release event • EVDO soft/softer handover status • CDMA soft/softer handover status (requires BTS reference file) These KPIs are available in the Parameter Tree.anite.
+358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.13 contains following new troubleshooting KPIs for GSM and UMTS: • MOS DL analysis GSM and UMTS • MOS DL analysis GSM and UMTS limited parameter set • MOS DL analysis GSM • UMTS to GSM missing neighbour analysis • Problem events All MOS DL analysis KPIs follow the same principle. KPIs can be also used as input in KPI workbench for further analysis. EVDO soft-softer handover status map plot 2. 12 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. and the handover duration are returned. These KPIs can be used to find the reason for low MOS. These KPIs do not scale over datasets of several tens of hours. and it scales better to big data sets.Picture 16. The KPI “MOS DL analysis GSM and UMTS limited parameter set” contains only few of the most important RF KPIs. average values of the key RF parameters over the MOS sample time period are returned. and to plot correlation between MOS and different radio parameter in scatter plot. For each MOS score.anite. Also the number of handovers during the MOS sample.com/nemo . if any.9 New troubleshooting KPIs Nemo Analyze 5. They return a table with row per DL MOS score.
13 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. For each missing neighbour case. elapsed time (the length in time the missing neighbour occurrence has been evident in the measurement data). MOS DL analysis GSM and UMTS UMTS to GSM missing neighbour analysis produces a list of all unique pairs of serving UMTS cell – missing GSM neighbour cell found from the measurement data. failed handovers. UMTS to GSM missing neighbour analysis Problem events KPI lists all problem events (dropped calls.anite.) found from the measurement data. or on a map as a colour-coded route and/or print value. serving cell Ec/N0. location area update failures. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. The KPI can be visualized as a grid. and the distance from the route to the missing cell antenna are returned.Picture 17.com/nemo . With Nemo Analyze Professional it is also possible to drill down from each case to see the situation on the map. Picture 18. etc. missing cell Rx level.
Picture 20. Existing folders can be refreshed any time to update after loading new files. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. This kind of folder is useful when automating file uploading and report execution with Event scheduler. Another example could be a folder that contains 10 files uploaded into the database most recently. Adding search folder to retrieve previously uploaded or measured log files 14 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. For example. Such folder can be used to quickly find the files loaded at the beginning of the post-processing session from a database of hundreds of files.10 New search folder options Search folder can be set to filter the most recently measured or uploaded files. Problem events on map and grid 2.anite. it is possible to create a folder containing all files measured during last day counting from the time of folder creation or refresh. and finally to run a report over the folder. For example.Picture 19. Nemo Analyze could be configured to upload new files into the database every night from a network folder.com/nemo . gather them to a folder containing the latest uploaded files.
Improved drill-down clicking accuracy on the map. Picture 21. When e.com/nemo . PDP activation time”. it will show up automatically in the workspace without having to load it or restart Analyze. It is possible to automatically run a Crystal reports template. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.11 Improvements in TEMS support Following new parameters are parsed from the TEMS log files in Nemo Analyze 5.g. Possibility to delete all files in a folder from database. Automatic update of “Report folder” section of the workspace based on the hard drive directory.13: • Handover and cell reselection events in inter-system change • RACH AICH status parameter • RRC connection setup time • Spreading factor downlink • RLC throughput DL/UL • BLER DL and UL RLC retransmission rate • FER actual 2. Parameter filter improved to apply for some of the columns missing earlier. such as “Call setup time”.2. Option to hide current position on route in the map data view.12 Improved search functionality in the grid In the grid search it is now possible to use Google-style Boolean operators to combine multiple different search conditions. Grid with Boolean search operators 2. Call disconnect status. the route location cursor can be hidden for better visual appearance of the report Possibility to disable route drawing optimization. Helps with the problem where a part of the route goes missing with some zoom levels • • • 15 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. Scheduled report export to excel in Event scheduler. Double-clicking on the map on a problem event to perform a drill-down. It is now possible to remove a randomly selected set of log files from the database with a single mouse click. When printing map plots into a report. a new Excel report template is created.anite.13 Other improvements • • • • • Workbook execution can be interrupted with new “Cancel all” button. etc. and export is as Excel file into a network folder with the Event scheduler.
16 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. 1280 x 1024 recommended Internet Explorer 4. 4 Installation 4. the installation must be run under Administrator account or other user account with administrative privileges. and call attempt failure analysis Fixed problem in UMTS to UMTS missing neighbour analysis KPI Fixed UMTS performance report: HSUPA E-DPDCH throughput unit to kbps Fixed Google Earth export problems when exporting from a folder of multiple files Fixed MapInfo export from a folder of multiple files to be exported as single Mapinfo file Fixed WiMAX link adaptation parameters Fixed “Elapsed time in each system” KPI in the benchmarking report templates to show accurate values Fixed export to PDF from workbook to work with area binning map plots Fixed BTS reference lookup problems in GSM Fixed BCCH clash analysis KPI problems Fixed event scheduler does to work with Excel reports Fixed export from spreadsheet to excel problems Fixed joined measurement with large datasets 3 Computer Hardware and Software Requirements • • • • • • • PC (IBM or Dell recommended) with Windows® XP Professional or Windows® Vista Minimum Pentium III processor.14 Fixed problems • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • KPI workbench: Filter fixed to work with decimal numbers Fixed KPI workbench filtering options "is null" and "is not null" Fixed filter in KPI workbench to work with strings Fixed KPI workbench Mode aggregate in GROUP BY node to work with strings Fixed TEMS file loading problems Fixed TEMS attach and PDP context events Fixed TEMS HTTP and FTP connection events Fixed TEMS Attach/Detach events Fixed CDMA EVDO benchmarking report memory consumption problems Fixed "Add files in folders" to work with nbl and TEMS files Fixed UMTS pilot pollution for scanner parameter to work with multiple files Fixed MMS E2E statistics in Service Performance Report Fixed EVDO scanner parameters Fixed Crystal reports templates to not show too many decimals Fixed crash bug when opening Exclude events dialog Fixed incorrect timestamp in the drilldown of call drop analysis.1 First-time installation ♦ Note that for both Windows® XP and Windows® Vista. 1GHz Minimum 1GB RAM 1 GB of free hard disk space for installation and use One parallel port or USB port for copy protection module (if applicable) Display resolution 1024 x 768 with 256 colours.com/nemo .anite.0 or higher for viewing the help file.2.
11 and 5.10 ♦ Note that for both Windows® XP and Windows® Vista. 2.11.4 Update/ Upgrade from version 5. Restart the computer after installation if required by the setup wizard. Install Nemo Analyze 5. If your current version is older than 5. NOT by running the Nemo Analyze 5.2 Update/ Upgrade from versions 5.exe. and 5. 4. the installation must be run under Administrator account or other user account with administrative privileges. you can update 5. ♦ 1.12 ♦ Note that for both Windows® XP and Windows® Vista.anite.1. but the existing database may have to be removed if updated from older than version 5. 4. ♦ 4. and run C:\Nemo Tools\Nemo Analyze Datastore\remove database.com/nemo . but the existing database has to be removed if updated from version 5. close Analyze.11.11. 5. Restart computer if required by the setup wizard 5.13 can be updated in top of any older version.13 setup. you need to first install 5. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www. Uninstall previous version of Nemo Analyze from Control Panel Add or Remove programs.05 or older ♦ Note that for both Windows® XP and Windows® Vista. If losing the database (log files already loaded in) is not an issue. Install Nemo Analyze 5. Version 5. and then 5. Follow the instructions of the setup wizard. “Failed to connect to database” error may appear when starting Nemo Analyze first time after the installation. Version 5.13 setup.13 by running the setup. and AnalyzeSocketServer. the installation must be run under Administrator account or other user account with administrative privileges.05 or older. Follow the instructions of the setup wizard.13 by running the setup. Install Nemo Analyze 5.13 can be updated in top of any older version. Follow the instructions of the setup wizard. NOT by running the Nemo Analyze 5.exe processes from the Windows Task Manager.13 by running the setup. Uninstall previous version of Nemo Analyze from Control Panel Add or Remove programs. Restart computer if required by the setup wizard 17 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel.07. the installation must be run under Administrator account or other user account with administrative privileges. 4. In that case. Restart the computer after installation if required by the setup wizard.13 from any older version. 6.13 setup. Restart the computer after installation if required by the setup wizard.06.3 Update/ Upgrade from versions 5.13. Restart computer if required by the setup wizard 3. Uninstall previous version of Nemo Analyze from Control Panel Add or Remove programs.bat. and you don’t want to lose the database. NOT by running the Nemo Analyze 5.
and decoding of the signalling messages does not work in Nemo Outdoor. 18 Kiviharjunlenkki 1D | FI-90220 Oulu | Finland | tel.24 functionality.com/nemo .bat.7). Voice call testing.01 (Nemo Outdoor 5. Connection to 3rd party ODBC data sources is limited by memory consumption.TEMS investigation WCDMA 3.anite. Run C:\Nemo Tools\Nemo Analyze Datastore\remove database.TEMS Automatic up to version 7. Restart the computer after installation if required by the setup wizard. Install Nemo Analyze 5. Ribbon bar commands cascade. 2.13 by running the setup.0 and higher . when installed to the same PC. Follow the instructions of the setup wizard.0 and higher . tile horizontally. and tile vertically do not work in Windows Vista OS Nemo Analyze 5.1. Connection to 3rd party ODBC data sources may fail if the 3rd party ODBC connection memory consumption is high. 5 Compatibility • Nemo Analyze 5.TEMS investigation GSM 5. if multiple cells with different previous formatting are being handled.1 .0 to 9. +358 50 395 7700 | fax +358 8 551 6183 | www.TEMS investigation from version 6.13 is compatible with Nemo log files up to file format v.0 . Nemo Handy 2. and all older file format versions Nemo Analyze 5.2. Queries fail from log files where there is more two or more adjacent <space> characters Running multiple reports simultaneously may cause instability Formatting merged cells in the spreadsheet does not work Formatting cells in spreadsheet resets old formatting. 3.TEMS Pocket up to version 6.0 • 6 Known Issues • • • • • • • • Loading more than ~5 TEMS files into the database at the same time may fail.13 affects Nemo Outdoor 4.13 supports files from following TEMS tools: .