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Section 7

Configuration Management
Advanced Functions

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Objectives

Upon completion of this section you will be able to:


• Describe the different types of “Build BDA” procedures
• Build the standard BDA
• Build the N+1 BDA
• Use the control tools (fall back, audit)
• Reset the BDA
• Carry out a reconfiguration procedure
• Lock a cell without loosing any call
• Describe the types of backup
• Create a SMS Cell Broadcast Message

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Contents

• BDE/BDA • Reconfiguration Tools


• Main Advantages of N+1 BDA • Neighbor Cell Management
Building
• Soft Blocking Procedure
• Types of Upgrades
• Archiving/Restoring Data
• Basic BDA Building (No change of
BDA version) • SMS-Cell Broadcast

• N+1 BDA Building (Change of BDA • SMS-Cell Broadcast Improvement


version)
• Review Exercises
• “Off Line” BDA Building
• Bsce3 Case: On-line Build with MIB
changes
• Bsce3 Case: Off-line Building

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BDE/BDA
OMC-R

BDE

BSC 1
BDA BSC 24
Building
BTS

BTS BTS
BTS

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Main Advantages of N+1 BDA Building

BDE/BDA Audit

Short interruption of service


(5 minutes)

Fallback procedure on error


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Types of Upgrades
Type of upgrade Changes involved Examples
Permanent Data •Basic “Build BDA” Class0 or Class1
(software not involved) parameters modification,
Change Network Reconfiguration
Procedure, Frequency
Plan
Change
BSC software •Download BSC (Type 4)
software
release upgrade •Activate new version V12.1 => V12.2
without change (BDA not involved)
of BDA version
BSC software •Download BSC (Type 5)
software
release upgrade •N+1 build BDA V12.2 => V12.4
with change •Activate New Version V12.x => V14
of BDA version (software and BDA
are upgraded together)

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Basic BDA Building (No change of BDA version)
Values of
BdaNewBscState
On-line Reset
1 Option: running
Ready for
On-Line Reset

Running
On-Line Reset

Waiting for
On-Line Build

Build BDA Build BDA


Option: Option:
Waiting for Automatic 2
Commanded
BDA change
Optional
BDA Audit
3 Activate
Running
New BDA
BDA change

Ready for BSC in 12/12


On-Line Reset

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Basic BDA Building (No change of BDA version)
On-line Reset BSC
1
Chain A Option: running Chain B
:COD1: MB_CODE :COD1: MB_CODE
1.1 Check Check 1.1
:COD2: LIV_CODE

:PRO1: MB_PROTO :PRO1: MB_PROTO


1.2 Transfer 1.2
:PRO2: LIV_PRO
Transfer
:BDA: MB_BDA N 2 Build BDA
Option: commanded
N+1
:LPB: LIV_BDA :LPB: LIV_BDA

2.1 Transfer 2.3 Audit BDA


OMC-R 2.2 Update

Chain A 3 Activate new BDA Chain B


:COD1: MB_CODE
3.1 Passive chain suicide

3.2 Active chain suicide


:LPB: MB_BDA
A B
(Chain switchover)
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N+1 BDA Building (Change of BDA version)
Values of 1 Download N+1BSC
BdaNewBscState software (new EFT)
Ready for
On-Line Reset
On-line Reset 2 Reset on-line
Option: New cancel
Running
On-Line Reset
Waiting for
on-line building Build BDA 3 3
Option: commanded
Waiting for
software change
Activate
New software 4
Running
software change
BSC in 13/10
Waiting Pseudoactive Pseudopassive
for end of chain in N+1 chain in N
probative phase
End of Probative Phase
Cancel
software change
Validate
software change 5

Ready for BSC in 12/12


On-Line Reset running or Version N
BSC in 12/12
running or Version N+1
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N+1 BDA Building (Change of BDA version) (1)
1 Download N+1 Software

1.1 Copy of new software from OMC


to LIV_CODE and LIV_PROTO

2 On-line Reset
Chain A Option: new Chain B
MB_CODE
2.2 Copy of GES_BUILD N+1
:COD1: N :COD1: MB_CODE
LIV_CODE
:COD2: N+1 2.1 Check
2.1 2.2 :COD2: LIV_CODE
MB_PROTO
:PRO1: N
LIV_PROTO
:PRO2: N+1 :PRO2: LIV_PROTO
MB_BDA
:BDA: N 2.3 Passive chain
LIV_BDA suicide
:LPB: N+1 :LIV_BDA:

2.4 Active Chain switchover


Chain A chain suicide Chain B
A B

LIV_PROTO LIV_PROTO
2.5 Transfer 2.5 Transfer
LIV_BDA LIV_BDA

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N+1 BDA Building (Change of BDA version) (2)
Chain A Build BDA
Chain B
3
Option: commanded

3.3 Audit BDA


LIV_BDA LIV_BDA

3.2 Update
3.1 Transfer
OMC-R
4 Activate new version

4.1 Passive chain


suicide

Chain A Chain B
Chain switchover 4.2 Active chain
suicide :COD1: MB_CODE
:COD2: MB_CODE A B
N+1 BSC in 13 / 10 N :PRO1: MB_PROTO
:PRO2: MB_PROTO
5 End of Probative Phase

:LPB: MB_BDA Validate software change Cancel software change :BDA: MB_BDA

5.1 Passive chain suicide 5.1 Active chain suicide


BSC in N+1 BSC in N
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“Off Line” BDA Building

From the
Values of menu
BdaNewBscState
Off-line Reset
(double chain suicide)
Ready for
On-Line Reset

BSC in OE/OD

Build BDA
Option: automatic

BSC in 12/12

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Bsce3 case: On-line Building with MIB Changes
• Similar to a « Basic Build BDA »
INITIAL STATUS:
Values of MIB Version Build: N
Bda New Bsc State bsc, bscMdInterface: Command: On line
Ready for unlocked Reset
On line reset Option: BDA running
Ready for
On line building

Command: Build BDA Command: Build BDA


Bda activation type: Bda activation type:
Ready for BDA automatic manual
change Optional:
BDA audit
Command: activate new
BDA
(Running changes)

Probative phase
(Begin + End)
FINAL STATUS:
MIB built version N+1
Ready for
On line reset
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Bsce3 case: Off-line Building
• Similar to the « N+1 BDA Building » CAUTION:
THIS ACTION CAUSES BSS
OUTAGE
Values of
Bda New Bsc State
Command: Off line reset
Ready for
Off line reset

Command: Activate new


Reset of TMUs C-Node software
and ATM-SW boards
+
Passive OMU Upgrade
+
Active OMU Upgrade
+
Start of TMUs
and ATM-SW boards
With new version
New MIB built
TMUs + ATM-SW
Applications started
Interface Node started
in new version
FINAL STATUS:
MIB built
New version for I-Node +
C-Node
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Reconfiguration Tools (1)

Site 0 Site 0
3
BSCB Site 1 BSCB 2 4
3 12 7
Site 1 2 4 11 LAC 0
Site 2 LAC 0 1 5
7 6
1 5 10
6
Site 3 Site 2

Site 3 12
11 23
23
22 24 10 22 24
LAC 1 27 LAC 1
27 25
TCU 21 25 21
TCU 26
26

TEI Reparenting LAC Reparenting

21 TDMA Frame
11
TDMA f0 f0 f2 f2
0
TDMA f1 f1 f3 f3
1
21
21 TDMA fn fn fm fm
n

PCM Reparenting Frequency Plan Change

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Reconfiguration Tools (2)
FR BSC FR - EFR
f0 f0 f0 f0 f0 f0 f0 f0
TCU TCU

f1 f1 f1 f1 f1 f1 f2 f2

maio=0
TCB TCB_2
SPU
fn fn fn fn fn fn f1 f1 SPU
SPU
SPU
maio=n-1
SPU SPU

SFH Activation Procedure EFR Activation Procedure


Site 90


 2

 50
Site 90

BTS Site Manager Reparenting BSC Reparenting

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Neighbor Cell Management

Cell
1

Cell Cell
6 2

Cell
7

Cell Cell
5 3

Cell 3 commands are available:


4

List adjacent cells


List cells object is adjacent to
Set with adjC propagation

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Soft Blocking Procedure
Neighbor cell Neighbor cell Neighbor cell

Idle Com
mode Com
mode Mode
B C
Idle
mode Cell A

B barred
 
Shutting Forced
Down ... Handover
Com
mode
A

Current cell
Com
mode
Com
mode
A
X
A
Current cell

Current cell Cell
Current cell
automatically
locked
Parameters involved

rxLevNewCell
Forced handover algo
cell Barred
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Archiving/Restoring Data

Data

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SMS-Cell Broadcast
TRAFFIC REPORT

cell 1 Traffic Types:


Report Traffic
Emergency
OMC-R Hospital
Accident Doctor
Publicity
TRAFFIC REPORT

TRAFFIC REPORT

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Sms-CB Improvement

« bsc list » parameter


allows to send a message
in a entire BSS

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Review Exercises

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