Change in osmo-bts[master]: manuals: document new 'gsmtap-remote-host' command

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Fri Apr 16 05:18:21 UTC 2021

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Change subject: manuals: document new 'gsmtap-remote-host' command

manuals: document new 'gsmtap-remote-host' command

Change-Id: I7f75fbac77a612493ce187cfac3c4ae203c81b23
M doc/manuals/chapters/configuration.adoc
1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

  git pull ssh:// refs/changes/70/23770/1

diff --git a/doc/manuals/chapters/configuration.adoc b/doc/manuals/chapters/configuration.adoc
index 2ec5293..ff1730a 100644
--- a/doc/manuals/chapters/configuration.adoc
+++ b/doc/manuals/chapters/configuration.adoc
@@ -108,11 +108,22 @@
 *tcpdump* or *tshark* for further analysis by the *wireshark* protocol
-In order to activate this feature, you first need to make sure to start
-OsmoBTS using the `-i` or `--gsmtap-ip` command line option, specifying
-the destination IP address for the GSMTAP messages.  In most cases,
-using for passing the messages over the loopback (`lo`) device
-will be sufficient.
+In order to activate this feature, you first need to make sure to specify
+the remote address of _GSMTAP_ host in the configuration file.  In most
+cases, using for passing the messages over the loopback (`lo`)
+device will be sufficient:
+.Example: Enabling GSMTAP Um-frame logging to localhost
+bts 0
+ gsmtap-remote-host <1>
+<1> Destination address for _GSMTAP_ Um-frames
+NOTE: Changing this parameter at run-time will not affect the existing
+_GSMTAP_ connection, full program restart is required.
+NOTE: Command line parameters `-i` and `--gsmtap-ip` have been deprecated.
 OsmoBTS can selectively trace such messages by their L1 SAPI, for both
 Rx and Tx. For a complete list of L1 SAPI values, please refer to the
@@ -140,8 +151,7 @@
 From the moment they are enabled via VTY, GSMTAP messages will be
 generated and sent in UDP encapsulation to the IANA-registered UDP port
-for GSMTAP (4729) at the IP address specified in the command line
+for GSMTAP (4729) of the specified remote address.
 ==== Configuring power ramping

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