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How to Decode ISUP Messages?

Sample Data
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M

ORIGINATING COMMAND # = 000685.0025


REPT C7 SIGMN
FINAL
TKGMN 1899-99
DIRECTION OG
START 20:24:13

SIGTYPE ISUP7NATL
MDII NONE
END 20:24:41

Dir
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:

Message
IAM
ACM
CFN
ANM
REL
RLC

Tag
H'01
H'01
H'02
H'03
H'04
H'05
H'06

Raw Data
H'00 21 56
H'00 25 33
H'00 c0 37
H'37 e3 82
H'00 14 06
H'a9 82 02
H'00

DPC:OPC:CIC 2-155-5:2-155-7:1990
DEN=9-0-7-38

Tag
H'1
H'2
H'3
H'4
H'5
H'6
69
01
02
03
02
00

00
33
39
00
11
02

90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00
84 11 03 07 0a f6 37
01 01 29 08 01 37 01 34 16
02
01

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Header Details
Destination Point Code
Trunk Group
Circuit Number

Origination Point Code


Circuit Identification Code

ORIGINATING COMMAND # = 000685.0025


REPT C7 SIGMN
FINAL
TKGMN 1899-99
DIRECTION OG
START 20:24:13

SIGTYPE ISUP7NATL
MDII NONE
END 20:24:41

DPC:OPC:CIC 2-155-5:2-155-7:1990
DEN=9-0-7-38

Device Number(SM-Shelf-DFI-Circuit )
Call Initiated Time

Call Terminated Time

Call Direction (OG Outgoing )


Machine-Detected Interoffice irregularity
Dir
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:

Message
IAM
ACM
CFN
ANM
REL
RLC

Tag
H'1
H'2
H'3
H'4
H'5
H'6

Tag
H'01
H'01
H'02
H'03
H'04
H'05
H'06

Raw Data
H'00 21 56
H'00 25 33
H'00 c0 37
H'37 e3 82
H'00 14 06
H'a9 82 02
H'00

69
01
02
03
02
00

00
33
39
00
11
02

90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00
84 11 03 07 0a f6 37
01 01 29 08 01 37 01 34 16
02
01

Message Sequence

ORIGINATING COMMAND # = 000685.0025


REPT C7 SIGMN
FINAL
TKGMN 1899-99
DIRECTION OG
START 20:24:13

Direction

SIGTYPE ISUP7NATL
MDII NONE
END 20:24:41

Message Send

DPC:OPC:CIC 2-155-5:2-155-7:1990
DEN=9-0-7-38

Sequence Number

Dir
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:
SND:
RCV:

Message
IAM
ACM
CFN
ANM
REL
RLC

Tag
H'1
H'2
H'3
H'4
H'5
H'6

Tag
H'01
H'01
H'02
H'03
H'04
H'05
H'06

Raw Data
H'00 21 56
H'00 25 33
H'00 c0 37
H'37 e3 82
H'00 14 06
H'a9 82 02
H'00

Initial Address Message


Address Complete Message
Confusion Message
Answer Message
Release Request Message
Release Complete Message
69
01
02
03
02
00

00
33
39
00
11
02

90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00
84 11 03 07 0a f6 37
01 01 29 08 01 37 01 34 16
02
01

Initial Address Message (IAM)


________________________________________________________________________
Initiates seizure of an outgoing circuit and transmits number and other
information relating to the routing and handling of a call.
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parameter
| type | length |
|
|
| (octets) |
---------------------------------- |
| Message type
| F
|
1
|
|
|
|
|
| Nature of
| F
|
1
|
| connection
|
|
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Forward call
| F
|
2
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Calling party's | F
|
1
|
| category
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Transmission
| F
|
1
|
| medium
|
|
|
| requirement
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Called party
| V
| 4 - 11 |
| number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Calling party
| O
| 4 - 12 |
| number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Optional
| O
|
3
|
| forward call
|
|
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Closed user
| O
|
6
|
| group
|
|
|
| interlock code |
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirecting
| O
| 4 - 12 |
| number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirection
| O
|
4
|
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Original
| O
| 4 - 12 |
| called number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| User-to-user
| O
| 3 - 131 |
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Access
| O
| 3 - ?
|
| transport
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| User Service
| O
| 4 - 13 |
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Generic
| O
|
3
|
| Notification
|
|
|
| Indicator
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Generic number | O
| 5 - 13 |
|
|
|
|
| Location number | O
| 5 - 12 |
|
|
|
|
| End of optional | O
|
1
|
| parameters
|
|
|
|_________________|______|__________|

Raw Data Format


H'01
H'01

H'00 21 56 69 00 90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00
H'00 25 33 01 33 84 11 03 07 0a f6 37

Actual Data
00 25 33 01 33 84 11 03 07 0a f6 37 00 21 56 69 00 90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00
Decoded Initial Address Message

Called Party
Number
0096651200376

Forwarded call indicator

Transmission Medium Requirement

Calling Party No. Length Indicator

Presentation restrict : Presentation allowed

Calling Party
Number
4833103325

Nature of Connection Indicator

Calling party category

Pointer to start of Variable Mandatory Part

Pointer to start of optional part

International number
Length indicator of Called party number

Even number address signals

Start of Optional Parameter(Calling party No.)

Nature of address indicator + ..

End of Optional Parameter

00 25 33 01 33 84 11 03 07 0a f6 37 00 21 56 69 00 90 04 09 0b 02 03 0a 00 61 00

ADDRESS COMPLETE (ACM)

Indicates that all the address signals required for routing the call to the called party have been
received.
----------------------------------|
parameter
| type | length |
|
|
| (octets) |
|-----------------+------+----------|
| Message type
| F
|
1
|
|
|
|
|
| Backward call
| F
|
2
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Optional
| O
|
3
|
| backward call
|
|
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Cause indicators| O
|
4
|
|
|
|
|
| User-to-user
| O
|
3
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| User-to-user
| O
| 3 - 131 |
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Access transport| O
| 3 - ?
|
|
|
|
|
| Generic
| O
|
3
|
| Notification
|
|
|
| Indicator
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Call Diversion | O
|
3
|
| Information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirection
| O
| 5 - 12 |
| number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirection
| O
|
3
|
| number
|
|
|
| restriction
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| End of optional | O
|
1
|
| parameters
|
|
|
:-----------------_------_-----------

Contains : Charging.. + Subscriber Status +..

Optional backward call indicators


Length Indicator

Backward call indicator


Pointer to start of Optional parameter

Undefined Optional Parameter 37


Length Indicator of Optional Parameter 37
Content of Optional parameter 37

Undefined Optional Parameter 39


Length Indicator of Optional Parameter 39
Content of Optional parameter 39

Content of Optional backward call indicators

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Decoding of Address Complete Message
H'00 c0 37 02 39 01 01 29 08 01 37 01 34 16
H'02

End of optional parameters

Address Complete Message (ACM)

00 c0 37 02 39 01 01 29 08 01 37 01 34 16

Confusion Message (CFN).


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Parameter
|
Type |
Length (octets) |
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Message type
|
F
|
1
|
|
Cause indicators
|
V
|
3-?
|
|
End of optional parameters
|
O
|
1
|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Decoding

H'03
H'37 e3 82 03 00 02
________________________________________________________________________

Pointer to Start of Variable Mandatory parameters

Pointer to Start of Optional parameters


Length indicator for Cause indicator

Content of Cause indicator

37 e3 82 03 00 02

ANSWER (ANM)

Indicates that the call has been answered.


This message is used in conjunction with charging information in order to, start metering the
charge to the calling subscriber.
------------------------------------|
parameter
| type | length |
|
|
| (octets) |
|-----------------+------+----------|
| Message type
| F
|
1
|
|
|
|
|
| Backward call
| O
|
4
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| User-to-user
| O
| 3 - 131 |
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Connected number| O
| 4 - 12 |
|
|
|
|
| Access transport| O
| 3 - ?
|
|
|
|
|
| Generic
| O
|
3
|
| Notification
|
|
|
| Indicator
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirection
| O
| 5 - 12 |
| Number
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Redirection
| O
|
3
|
| number
|
|
|
| restriction
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Generic Number | O
| 5 - 13 |
|
|
|
|
| End of optional | O
|
1
|
| parameters
|
|
|
:-----------------_------_----------Decoding..
H'04
H'00 14 06 02 11 01
_________________________________________________________________________

pointer to start of Optional parameter

Backward Call indicator


Length indicator
Content of Backward call indicator

End of optional parameter

00 14 06 02 11 01

RELEASE (REL)

Indicates that the circuit has been released due to the reason (cause) supplied and is ready to
be put into the idle state on receipt of the release complete message.
------------------------------------|
parameter
| type | length |
|
|
| (octets) |
|-----------------+------+----------|
| Message type
| F
|
1
|
|
|
|
| Cause
| V
|
3
|
| indicators
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| Automatic
| O
|
3
|
| congestion
|
|
|
| level
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| User-to-user
| O
| 3 - 131 |
| information
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
| End of optional | O
|
1
|
| parameters
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
:-----------------_------_-----------

Decoding

H'05
H'a9 82 02 00 02
_________________________________________________________________________

Pointer to start of Mandatory Variable part

Pointer to start of Optional parameter

Length Indicator

Content of Cause indicator

a9 82 02 00 02

2.2.1.23 RELEASE COMPLETE (RLC)

Is sent in response to the receipt of a release message, or if appropriate, to a reset circuit


message, when the circuit concerned has been brought into the idle condition.
------------------------------------|
parameter
| type | length |
|
|
| (octets) |
|-----------------+------+----------|
| Message type
| F
|
1
|
|
|
|
|
:-----------------_------_-----------

Raw Data ..
H'06

H'00

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