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What information can be changed in a diameter message when it passes through diameter relay node ?

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What information can be changed in a diameter message when it passes through diameter relay node ?
posted Dec 23, 2014 by Harshita

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Various types of nodes like relay, proxy, redirect, translator use diameter protocol. Functionality of each node is different. As far as Relay node is concerned, it receives a diameter packet and looks into the information like Diameter-Host and Diameter-Realm and based on this information it can change value of these two AVPs to forward to correct destination. Other than these two AVPs, nothing is changed in a diameter message.

answer Dec 23, 2014 by Vikram Singh
Hello Vikram, I just want to correct few words here. Destination-Host and Destination-Realm AVPs are used to decide correct route and based on these AVPs value, routing-AVPs are modified not the Destination-Host and Destination-Realm.
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