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Nokia 2G XML OSS Parameters Dump Parser


#1

Hello members.

Here you will find Hunter Boda parser for Nokia 2G XML.

This specific post is for Nokia 2G 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 Nokia 2G XML dump and parse it.

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Step by step procedure to download and configure Hunter Boda Nokia 2G XML Parser

  1. Click the link below and download boda parser to an appropriate folder on your computer.
    Tip: ollow 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-nokiacmdataparser.zip (7.7 KB)

  2. The Hunter structure starts with a “Hunter” base folder. Then, a subfolder for “Boda”. In the Boda folder, create a folder for this parser (“Nokia_2G”). And finally, the module folders: “Scripts”, “Output” and “Data”.

  3. For now, we will follow the Hunter folder structure and download the BODA Parser “boda-nokiacmdataparser.jar” to “C:\Hunter\Boda\Nokia_2G\Scripts”

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Step by step procedure to download Nokia 2G XML Configuration Parameters from OSS

Let’s obtain the raw CM dump file.

  1. From the Citrix Program Neighborhood select Application Set Manager > NetAct OSS Application Set > NetAct StartPage.

  2. From NetAct Start Page select Configuration > CM Operations Manager.

  3. Then in CM Operations Manager select Menu File > Export Actual Configuration.

  4. From the export window select BSCs to include in CONFIG file.
    Select all object classes, under BSC tab.
    Specify export target file name, ensure that the drive selected is for your local machine or a location that you can ftp the file from.
    Finally, under _export option_s select “Include related BTSM objects” and “Include SITE information”.

  5. Select Start to generate the XML file.

Following the Hunter Folder structure, download the file to “C:\Hunter\Boda\Nokia_2G\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. :slight_smile:

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Step by step procedure to parse (process/extract) Nokia 2G Configuration Parameters

With the raw dump file downloaded, let’s extract the parameters!

  1. 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.

  2. 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 “nokia_2g_xml_usage.txt” to contain the command.
    Adjust the command based on the syntax below:
    “java -jar boda-nokiacmdataparser.jar inputFile outputDirectory”

  3. 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).

  4. Done! All your parameters are extracted into CSV files. These can be opened using a text editor, Microsoft Excel or Access .

Example
"java -jar C:\HUNTER\Boda\Nokia_2G\Scripts\boda-nokiacmdataparser.jar C:\HUNTER\Boda\Nokia_2G\Data\example_data_subfolder\example_cm_file.xml C:\HUNTER\Boda\Nokia_2G\Output\example_output_subfolder\"

Where:
“C:\HUNTER\Boda\Nokia_2G\Data\example_data_subfolder” is the folder where you have your dump file;
“example_cm_file.xml” is your dump file;
“C:\HUNTER\Boda\Nokia_2G\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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That’s it.
Hope you all like and participate.
Help us by inviting your friends to the community, feedback/suggestions, and of course asking us whatever issue you may find.
Let’s build a totally new Telecom/IT global community.

BR,
Emmanuel


#4

Dear Emmanuel

What i found Z-BTS compared to BTS from parser is not correct , which in ZBTS have the MA list per cells,

BR
Aso


#5

Hi all,

A new version of the parser has been released. Everyone is strongly advised to download and use the new parser. Also, note that the old parser will/may not work after 1st August :). This we did so that members can get access to the new features and bug fixes.

@aso, we checked and it seems NetAct exports some extra fields that are not in the XMLdump file. We will investigate some more.

Otherwise, enjoy and let us know if you run into any issues.

Emmanuel


#6

Hello Emmanuel,

Nokia 2G XML parser has expired. can you please upload the new one.


#7

Already uploaded new version.


#8

Thanks Emmanuel. :+1: