Loading Ericsson GPEH files

Technical Notes

March 2009

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If the amount of data is too high.com .Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Setting the loading preferences 3 1 Setting the loading preferences Several controls affect how GPEH data is loaded. through the selection of Scenarios or load-time queries. From the Tools menu. you might prefer this option. Minimal mode allows you to load a selected subset of the overall data. and may fail.actix. If you have more than 200MB of data and are running Analyzer on a PC with a low performance. the load will eventually fail with a ‘file is corrupted’ message. www. If you are running Analyzer on a PC with good performance and have less than 200MB of data. you might prefer this option. Note the PCM Link > Load Mode options: Full mode loads all messages in the data but can be slow. depending on the amount of data selected for the load. select Preferences. to display the Change Preferences dialog.

as shown in the screenshot above.Mp0 files). This may cause problems if your PC is unable to process large amounts of data (possibly 200MB or more). and Analyzer will automatically load the corresponding session files in that folder (all other files with the same name ending in Mp1 onwards (*.Mp0 file in the folder.Mp1. as shown below: Normally. you can still select multiple *.Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Setting the loading preferences 4 Further down in the Change Preferences dialog.com . *. clear the Load all adjacent files box. note the box named Ericsson > Load all adjacent files: With Ericsson GPEH files.actix.Mp0 files.Mp0 file in a particular folder. if you load the first *. you only need to select the *.Mp2.Mp3 …). *. Note that even with the load adjacent option deselected. ALL corresponding files for ALL sessions will be loaded (including all other *. www. If you would like to load only 1 session.

select Open Logfile and select the GPEH files that you want to load. when you return to this dialog. and click OK. select Choose Scenario to display the Attach Load Time Queries dialog.Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Setting the loading preferences 5 From the Tools menu. Note that if you still have problems loading the data. www. From the File menu. Ensure that GPEH Analysis Pack is selected. clear all the boxes apart from GPEH Analysis Pack.actix.com .

However. the session appears almost empty in Attribute Explorer. Click on the Analyze button to generate a substream which you can then examine in the Protocol Stack Browser. Select a call in the query that you wish to analyze. www. you can analyze individual calls using the GPEH queries displayed in the Attribute Explorer tree: Display the query in Statistics Explorer.Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Using Minimal load 6 2 Using Minimal load If the Load Mode was set to Minimal load in the Preferences dialog.com .actix.

Note: individual calls can still be drilled into through queries as with Minimal load.com . all the session messages are decoded. and Attribute Explorer is populated. this can be very slow.actix. www. However for larger log files.Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Using Full load 7 3 Using Full load If the Load Mode was set to Full load in the Preferences dialog. or even fail to load.

The data fails to load with Minimal load selected Uncheck all the other scenario boxes when you use Choose Scenario. www.actix.com .Actix Analyzer Loading Ericsson GPEH files March 2009 Technical Notes Troubleshooting 8 4 Troubleshooting The data fails to load with Full load selected Try using Minimal load. Try deactivating the Load all adjacent files option.

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