Here you will find Hunter Boda Parser for Huawei 4G XML.
This specific post is for Huawei 4G XML issues only. If you have questions regarding other Vendor/RAT, please either find the appropriate topic or create a new one - if not already created.
The following sections contain the steps to obtain a Huawei 4G XML dump and parse it.
Step by step procedure to download and configure Hunter Boda Huawei 4G XML Parser
Click the link below and download boda parser to an appropriate folder on your computer.
Tip: follow the recommended Hunter folder structure so that it will be easier to organize future parser versions, and also other parsers for other RATs.
Download Link: boda-huaweicfgsynparser.zip (8.1 KB)
The Hunter folder structure starts with a “Hunter” base folder. Then, a subfolder for “Boda”. In the Boda folder, create a folder for this parser (“Huawei_4G”). And finally, the module folders: “Scripts”, “Output” and “Data”.
For now, we will follow the Hunter folder structure and download the BODA parser “boda-huaweicfgsynparser.jar” to “C:\Hunter\Boda\Huawei_4G\Scripts”
Step by step procedure to download Huawei 4G XML Configuration Parameters from OSS
Let’s obtain the raw CM dump file.
Launch “iManager M2000”.
Access Button: ‘Software Management’
Access Menu: NE File > NE Backup
Select one eNodeB, at the left panel tree.
At the central panel, select the latest version (backup file) of this eNodeB by clicking on it. Tip: you can see ‘Backup Time’ field.
Click the ‘Download to OSS Client…’ button.
Save the file to any desired folder on your computer.
Following the Hunter folder structure, download the file to “C:\Hunter\Boda\Huawei_4G\Data” . This folder will hold this specific dump… Of course you can download to any other folder you want - just make sure it will be easy to find later.
Step by step procedure to parse (process/extract) Huawei 4G Configuration Parameters
With the raw dump file downloaded, let’s extract the parameters!
First, check if the downloaded files are compressed (ZIP, RAR, 7-z, GZ, etc…). If so, uncompress them using any compression/uncompression utility such as Winzip, Winrar or 7-zip.
Next we run the parameter extraction command. We advise you to create an auxiliary text file, to store/modify the command.
Under the Scripts folder, create a file called “huawei_4g_xml_usage.txt” to contain the command for future reference.
Adjust the command based as shown below:
“java -jar boda-huaweicfgsynparser.jar inputFile outputDirectory”
Run the command and wait for it to finish.
IMPORTANT: Please make sure you run the command on ONE LINE ONLY (not on separate lines).
Done! All your parameters will be extracted into csv files. These can be opened using any text editor, Microsoft Excel or Access .
"java -jar C:\HUNTER\Boda\Huawei_4G\Scripts\boda-huaweicfgsynparser.jar C:\HUNTER\Boda\Huawei_4G\Data\example_data_subfolder\example_cm_file.xml C:\HUNTER\Boda\Huawei_4G\Output\example_output_subfolder\"
“C:\HUNTER\Boda\Huawei_4G\Data\example_data_subfolder” is the folder where you have your dump file;
“example_cm_file.xml” is your dump file;
“C:\HUNTER\Boda\Huawei_4G\Output\example_output_subfolder” is the folder where all CSV files will be created.
For a more detailed example, please check this topic: General instructions for using the CM parsers to process any network dump
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