AudioCodes Session Border Controllers - Essentials & Configuration

Vendor: AudioCodes
Course Code: WGAC-ADO-SBC-BSC
Course Outline
Students are expected to be active participants in the learning process.
Emphasis is placed on diagnostic tools and troubleshooting strategies to
help students become self-sufficient in the use and support of AudioCodes
SBC products.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Identify the AudioCodes products that support the Session Border Controller (SBC) features
- Identify the functions of the SBC
- Describe how the SBC handles SIP messages
- Understand the reasons for message manipulation
- Understand the survivability concept
- List SBC security features
- Configure SBC message manipulation rules
- Configure the parameters required by the SBC
- Configure the SBC for SIP trunking
- Configure AudioCodes Gateways for PSTN fallback needs

The course includes an ACA (AudioCodes Certificate Associated)
certification exam.
Prerequisites & Audience
Students are expected to have an applicable professional background with a minimum of one year of practical experience with:
- PSTN protocols and knowledge of analog and digital telephony systems
- VoIP and SIP network architecture
- Understanding of SIP control protocol signaling stacks
- IP networking
Course Topics
-AudioCodes Presentation
HMI Introduction
Basic configuration
Management and maintenance options
Web Interface
Debugging tools

- Documentation

- AudioCodes SBC Platforms
Pure SBC Portfolio
Mediant 2600/4000/9000
Hybrid SBC Portfolio
Mediant 500/8xx/1000/3000
Integrated SBC and MSBR
Mediant 500/8xx/1000
Software SBC

-SBC Description
SBC definition
SBC functions
SBC topologies and deployment
Logical and physical connections

-SBC features
NAT traversal
Transcoding
Topology hiding
VoIP firewall
SIP routing
SIP normalization
Survivability

-SBC Basic Terminology
Signaling Routing Domain (SRD)
SIP Interface
Media Realm
IP Groups
Proxy Sets
SIP dialog initiation process description
IP-to-IP routing

-SBC Configuration
Parameters and tables
General parameters settings
Table assignments
Configuration example

-SBC Media Handling
Media capabilities
Media security
Media handling modes
Transcoding
Extended and Allowed coders process
Media handling example

-SBC Message Manipulation
Reasons for SIP message manipulation
Message manipulation configuration
Message Manipulation Set
Message manipulation rules
IP-to-IP number manipulation

-SBC Security Brief Overview
Security needs
Network security feature
Topology hiding
Firewall

SBC security feature
SIP firewall filtering rules (classification rules)
Call Admission Control (CAC) to enforce limits
SIP protection – filter methods
Signaling security – TLS
Media security – SRTP
Block unregistered users

Management security feature
HTTPS
SSH
SNMP

-SBC Survivability
Concepts
Configuration

-AudioCodes Gateways Introduction
VoIP gateways
Configuration basics
IP-to-IP concept
Inbound and outbound routing
IP-to-IP SIP trunking scenario configuration example

-SBC High Availability
Concepts
Configuration
Certification
ACA
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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
07 Jan 2019 10 Jan 2019 London,
United Kingdom
en Open $1,975.00
04 Feb 2019 07 Feb 2019 Paris,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
11 Feb 2019 14 Feb 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $2,386.12
01 Apr 2019 04 Apr 2019 Bracknell,
United Kingdom
en Open $1,975.00

On Demand Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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