This procedure explains how to set the line direction (west to east,
and east to west) of an ONS1580x system on all types of transponders. You must
set the right line direction on transponders so that the supervision system can
Note: This procedure does not affect traffic.
There are no specific requirements for this document.
The information in this document is based on these software and
Based on how you plan to establish the connection with the ONS1580x,
you require the right cable. You can establish the connection with:
For more information, refer to the CPTK Software Administration Manual.
You must be familiar with CPTK and understand how to establish connection with
The information in this document was created from the devices in a
specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with
a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you
understand the potential impact of any command.
Refer to the
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In this section, you are presented with the information to configure
the features described in this document.
Complete these steps in order to set the line direction:
Connect to the ONS 1580x system as described in the CPTK manual.
The Network Element Inventory Screen displays.
Click in the column to the left of a module name in order to select
a transponder module. Check marks appear beside selected modules. You can
change the line direction of multiple modules
Choose Action > Line Direction. A submenu
Choose East to West or West to
East from the Line Direction submenu. A confirmation window displays.
Click OK. After the NE refreshes, the line
direction for the selected modules is changed.
There is currently no verification procedure available for this
There is currently no specific troubleshooting information available
for this configuration.