Sonus SBC (RADIUS,1000,2000). SMDR/CDR data format and connection settings

This data is being extracted with help of the "Advanced PBX Data Logger" software only. It may not applicable for other software titles.

Configuring Sonus SBC to send CDR data to RADIUS accounting server

First, check if your Sonus SBC is licensed for CDR.

Sonus SBC CDR License Info

Next, access the Sonus WebUI and navigate to "Auth and Directory Services → RADIUS → RADIUS Servers". Click on the "Green plus" button in the middle to add a new server.

Sonus SBC RADIUS Server

Configure the connection by providing the necessary details for our basic RADIUS call accounting server. In the "RADIUS Server" field, enter the IP address of the computer with our logger. The default port number is 1813. Choose any shared secret value.

Sonus SBC RADIUS Server Settings

Now, go to the "Auth and Directory Services → RADIUS → Configuration" page and select the previously configured connection in the "RADIUS Accounting Server" group.

Sonus SBC RADIUS Accounting Server

If everything is set up correctly, the connectivity status should appear as "Up" on the "Auth and Directory Services → RADIUS → RADIUS Servers" page.

RADIUS specific settings in PBX Logger

Specify the shared secret word that you've configured in PBX in the PBX Logger settings (Configuration → Modules → Query Parse Filter → Setup).

RADIUS Server Shared Secret

Please note that our software can only decode accounting data. Therefore, if possible in the PBX settings, please disable the sending of authentication data to our basic RADIUS server.

Configuring Advanced PBX Data Logger as a UDP server

Advanced PBX Data Logger should be configured to the UDP server mode and listen on (see below). The IP address allows receiving data from all network connections on your computer. The port number should match the value from the SMDR settings in your Sonus SBC [RADIUS,1000,2000].

1. Add a new configuration with the UDP data source (if you didn't it before).

UDP Data Interface

2. Configure the IP settings as shown below.

UDP Server Mode for Sonus SBC [RADIUS,1000,2000]



Selecting the correct parser for Sonus SBC (RADIUS,1000,2000)

Parser Selection For (none)

Sonus SBC (RADIUS,1000,2000)

Sonus SBC (RADIUS,1000,2000)

Data items

DescriptionData typeColumn name
Call timedatetimeCALL_TIME
Call type (destination context)stringCALL_TYPE
Call direction (IN,OUT,INT)stringDIRECTION
Extension (calling user)stringEXT
Trunk or ChannelstringTRUNK
Call durationdatetimeCALL_DURATION
Call duration (s)integerCALL_DURATION_S
Destination (number or address)stringDIALED_PHONE
Source (number or address)stringCALLER_PHONE
Account codestringACC
Caller IDstringFLAG3

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