used to upgrade an NG SDH device to an ASON NE
software version and NMS version must support the ASON feature, and active and
standby system control boards must be configured in the master subrack.
The ASON feature is controlled by a license on the NMS. You can enable the ASON
feature only after you have applied for and purchased an ASON feature license
or obtained special approval from Huawei.
To configure an ASON NE, perform the following steps:
Check the consistency between the logical and physical boards.
If the types of the logical and physical boards are inconsistent, the board
cannot work normally, which affects services. Therefore, you need to check
whether the logical board is consistent with the physical board before
commissioning the service.
1. Set the DCC working mode.
Before starting the ASON software, you need to query the DCC working mode of
the NE and set the DCC working mode again.
2. Modify the node ID.
The node ID, NE ID, and NE IP address are independent of each other. On the
ASON network, each ASON NE has a unique node ID across the network. Node IDs
must be planned during network planning.
3. Enable the ASON feature.
The ASON feature is available only after the ASON feature is enabled. The ASON
feature is disabled by default.
4. Upload NE configuration data.
During device commissioning, NE data already exists on the NMS. After the ASON
feature is enabled on an ASON NE, the NE cannot be initialized and data cannot
be downloaded to the NE. After the ASON feature is enabled or disabled, upload
NE configuration data to ensure that the data on the NMS is consistent with
that on the NE.
5. Create an ASON domain.
The NMS manages ASON networks based on ASON domains. Generally, ASON domains
are created automatically. If some NEs fail to be added to ASON domains due to
certain factors during NE data uploading, manually create ASON domains and add
all ASON NEs on the same ASON network to the same ASON domain.
6. Synchronize ASON NEs.
Network synchronization is performed on the active NE to automatically discover
other ASON NEs on the network.
7. Set the active and standby NEs.
On an ASON network, each ASON NE can obtain the topology information of the
entire network. The active NE communicates with the NMS. It obtains ASON
control plane information and reports ASON events to the NMS. To improve
reliability, you can configure a standby NE, which functions as a backup of the
active NE. If the active NE fails, the standby NE takes over and communicates
with the NMS. Usually, a GNE is used as the active or standby NE to save ECC
8. Synchronize network-wide control links.
Synchronize control links to ensure that the control link data on the NMS is
consistent with the control link data on NEs on the ASON network.
9. Synchronize TE links.
Query network-wide link data from the active NE, and synchronize TE link data
so that the link data on the NMS side is consistent with that on the ASON
10. Automatically create fibers.
The NMS automatically creates fibers between ASON NEs.