Diameter Signaling Router (DSR): Throttling To A Reduced Value Than Configured Maximum Egress Message Rate (Max EMR) Configured In Per Connection Egress Message Throttling (PCEMT) & Egress Throttling Group (ETG) Due to High Abatement Time (Doc ID 2069057.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router (DSR) - Version DSR 7.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Depending on customer configuration of egress message throttling and Per connection Egress Message Throttling prior to R7.0.1 upgrade, customer may see lower than expected egress message rates while egress message throttling is occurring.

Changes

Upgrade to a Diameter Signaling Router (DSR) release containing the enhanced Egress Throttling Group (ETG) feature. Feature details: ETG is designed to throttle messages to protect upstream nodes in the case of excess traffic so that they will not go into congestion or recover faster if they do.

Customer must examine the network to determine the traffic patterns and determine whether if the current configuration is consistent with the traffic patterns.

Cause

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