Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager User's Guide, 3.1
Managing ATM Connections
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Managing ATM Connections

Table Of Contents

Managing ATM Connections

ATM Connections Supported by Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager

PVC Connections

Terminating PVC Connections

SVC Connections

Launching the ATM Connections Windows

ATM Connection Synchronization

Device_is_Master (default policy)

Normal Policy

CEMF_is_Master_After_First_Sync

Creating ATM Connections

Uploading Existing ATM Connections and QoS Profiles

Naming Convention for the Uploaded Connection Objects

Configuring the Management Password Information

Without configuring the Management Password Information

Viewing the ATM Connection Upload Window

Uploading Existing ATM Connections and ATM QoS Profiles

ATM Connection Upload Window—Detailed Description

Connection Upload Tab

Managing ATM QoS Profiles

Creating ATM QoS Profiles

Editing an ATM QoS Profile

Deleting an ATM QoS Profile

ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Profile Tab

RxTx Parameters Tab

Deploying ATM Connection Objects

Deploying a PVC Object

Deploying an SVC Object

Applying an ATM QoS Profile to an ATM Connection

ATM PVC Configuration

Viewing the ATM VCL Configuration Window

Connecting or Disconnecting a PVC

Decommissioning or Re-Commissioning a PVC

ATM OAM Ping

ATM VCL Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Configuration Tab

Layer 3 Configuration Tab

OAM Ping Tab

SVC Configuration

Viewing the SVC Configuration Window

Connecting or Disconnecting an SVC

Decommissioning or Recommissioning an SVC

SVC Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Configuration

PVC Status

ATM VCL Status Window—Detailed Description

Status tab

OAM tab


Managing ATM Connections


This chapter describes the ATM connections supported by the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application and guides you through the creation and configuration of these connections.


Note The features described in this chapter are not applicable to the Cisco 10720 internet routers.


The Cisco 12000 series internet routers use both terminating Permanent Virtual Circuits (PVCs) and Switched Virtual Circuits (SVCs). A PVC is modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager as an object that is deployed beneath an interface. The interface acts as the endpoint. An SVC is modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager as an object that is deployed beneath an interface, but it has two endpoints. The remote endpoint can either be a non-Cisco Element Management Framework (Cisco EMF) endpoint (which means it is outside Cisco EMF) or a Cisco EMF endpoint (which means it is within Cisco EMF).

SVCs are similar to PVCs in setup; however, they function differently. The PVC is always operating and is always up. On the other hand, the SVC shuts down when it is not in use. It does not cease to exist, but only goes down until traffic occurs, then it re-establishes.


Note Fields appear on various windows within the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application that are not applicable. In such cases these fields should be ignored. Information detailing the fields that should be ignored are provided in the appropriate sections.


This chapter contains the following information:

ATM Connections Supported by Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager

Launching the ATM Connections Windows

ATM Connection Synchronization

Creating ATM Connections

Uploading Existing ATM Connections and QoS Profiles

Managing ATM QoS Profiles

Deploying ATM Connection Objects

Applying an ATM QoS Profile to an ATM Connection

ATM PVC Configuration

SVC Configuration

PVC Status

ATM Connections Supported by Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager

ATM connections are modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager as objects that are deployed beneath an ATM interface. Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager supports two types of ATM Connection: Terminating Permanent Virtual Circuits (PVCs), and Switched Virtual Circuits (SVCs).


Note The ATM connections can be viewed only in the Component Managed view.


Both types of ATM connection are now discussed in greater detail.

PVC Connections

A PVC is a permanent logical connection that must be configured from source to destination. PVCs save bandwidth associated with establishing a circuit when a virtual circuit must exist all the time. You can deploy a PVC (which creates the PVC within Cisco EMF), apply an ATM Traffic Descriptor to the PVC, then create the connection on the device. Deploying and creating a PVC creates a cross-connection within one device.

Terminating PVC Connections

A terminating PVC connection object is modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager as a single object deployed beneath a ATM interface (see Figure 12-1). The ATM interface acts as the end point.

Figure 12-1 Terminating PVC Connection

SVC Connections

An SVC is modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager as an object deployed beneath two interfaces (see Figure 12-2). The remote endpoint can be a non-Cisco EMF endpoint (that is, outside Cisco EMF)) or a Cisco EMF-endpoint (that is, within Cisco EMF). Deploying and creating an SVC creates a connection between the outgoing port (or source) on one device and the incoming port (or destination) on a second device.

Figure 12-2 SVC Connection

SVCs are similar to PVCs in setup; however, they function differently. The PVC is always operating and is always up. On the other hand, the SVC shuts down when it is not in use. It does not cease to exist, but only goes down until traffic occurs, then it re-establishes again. The SVC saves bandwidth as opposed to the PVC, but is generally slower in operation.

Launching the ATM Connections Windows

Table 12-1 displays each object type that can be used to open the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager windows that allow you to upload, create and configure ATM connections.


Note Table 12-1 lists the menu options to launch the ATM Connections dialogs from the site level.


For example, the ATM QoS Profiles Configuration window can be launched from a Site, Chassis, Module and interface object.

Table 12-1 Launching the ATM Connection Windows

Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager Window/Task
Objects (to select) to Open the Window
Menu Options to Select to Open Window
Site
Chassis
Module
Interface
 

12000 series

10720

 

ATM Connection Upload

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Chassis>Upload ATM Connections

ATM QoS Profile Configuration

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Interface>QoS>ATM QoS Profile Configuration

ATM QoS Profile Management

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Interface>QoS>ATM QoS Profile Management

ATM SVC Configuration

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Interface>ATM>SVC Configuration

ATM VCL Configuration

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Interface>ATM>VCL Configuration

ATM VCL Status

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Fault>Interface>
ATM>Connection Status


ATM Connection Synchronization

The idea behind the ATM Connection Synchronization is to provide a mechanism to update the ATM connection details stored in the Cisco EMF from the current configuration on a device. This is necessary if the device is updated, for e.g., if a new ATM connection is added (or removed) then the Cisco EMF should be able to re-read from the device and update the Cisco EMF by creating new objects if necessary.

The Synchronization process is initiated in the following circumstances:

Every time the chassis is commissioned

When the chassis loses connectivity and again establishes connection with the device

Changes to device configuration made via SNMP requests from a source other than Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager

Changes to device configuration made via IOS CLI requests from a source other than the one that has the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager running.

Data has been provisioned onto the device via Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager but a Write Mem has not been performed. The device then reboots. The newly provisioned data is modeled in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager but not on the device.

Auto synchronization is initiated automatically every 30 minutes on the device

The policies that are available for ATM connection synchronization are described in the Table 12-2.

Table 12-2 ATM Connection Synchronization Policies

Policy Name
Value

Normal

0

Device_is_Master (default policy)

1

CEMF_is_Master_After_First_Sync

2


Device_is_Master (default policy)

The Device_is_Master policy creates new PVC connection objects in the EM, for the connections available on the device. In case connection object that is available in the EM is removed from the device, then the Device_is_Master policy moves the connection object into the decommissioned state during the next synchronization. If the same object with the same configuration details is again added to the device, the Device_is_Master policy identifies the object and moves it to the normal state. However if a new connection object is added to the device with different configuration details, then the Device_is_Master policy creates the connection object in the EM and moves it to the normal state. The ATM Connection synchronization never deletes any ATM connection object.

Syntax for Set:

cd <CEMF_ROOT>/bin

./objectUtilsTestRig setIntValue "ComponentManaged:<absolute-path of the chassis>" ciscoPlatformCon:CiscoChassis-MIB.DeleteConnections 0

(for policy information, refer Table 12-2)

./objectUtilsTestRig setIntValue "ComponentManaged:<absolute-path of the chassis>" ciscoPlatformCon:CiscoChassis-MIB.DeleteConnections 1 (for policy information, refer Table 12-2)

./objectUtilsTestRig setIntValue "ComponentManaged:<absolute-path of the chassis>" ciscoPlatformCon:CiscoChassis-MIB.DeleteConnections 2 (for policy information, refer Table 12-2)

Syntax for Get:

./objectUtilsTestRig getAttrValue "ComponentManaged:<absolute-path of the chassis>" ciscoPlatformCon:CiscoChassis-MIB.DeleteConnections

Table 12-3 DeviceIsMaster Policy

VCL in CEMF
VCL State
VCL on Device
Behavior

Present

Normal

Not Present

Remove from CEMF

Present

Decommission

Not Present

Remove from CEMF

Present

Normal

Present

Do not do anything

Present

Decommission

Present

Change state to Normal

Not Present

N/A

Present

Create in CEMF

Not Present

N/A

Not Present

N/A


Normal Policy

This setting specifies that the Cisco device is the reference point for PVC creations and deletions. Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager will sync up to the device. If a connection is present on the Cisco device but not in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager, it will create the connection. If a connection is absent on the Cisco device but present in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager, it will delete the connection.

Table 12-4 Normal Policy

VCL in CEMF
VCL State
VCL on Device
Behavior

Present

Normal

Not Present

Change state to decommission

Present

Decommission

Not Present

Do not do anything

Present

Normal

Present

Do not do anything

Present

Decommission

Present

Change state to Normal

Not Present

N/A

Present

Create in CEMF

Not Present

N/A

Not Present

N/A


CEMF_is_Master_After_First_Sync

This setting specifies that Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager is the reference point for PVC creations and deletions, after the first synchronization. The device syncs up to the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager for information about PVC settings. If the connection is present in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager but not the Cisco device and the state of the VCL connection is Normal, Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager creates the connection in the Cisco device. If the connection is absent in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager but present in the Cisco device, Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager deletes the connection from the Cisco device.

Table 12-5 CemfIsMasterAfterFirstSync Policy

VCL in CEMF
VCL State
VCL on Device
Behavior

Present

Normal

Not Present

Create in Device

Present

Decommission

Not Present

Do not do anything

Present

Normal

Present

Do not do anything

Present

Decommission

Present

Remove it from device

Not Present

N/A

Present

Remove it from device

Not Present

N/A

Not Present

N/A


Creating ATM Connections

To create a PVC or SVC, proceed as follows:

1. Upload any existing ATM connections and QoS (Quality of Service) profiles, if available (for details, refer to the "Uploading Existing ATM Connections and QoS Profiles" section) or

2. Create an ATM QoS profile, when required (refer to the "Managing ATM QoS Profiles" section for further details)

a. Deploy (create) the PVC or SVC in the CEMF, using the Deployment Wizard (for details, refer to the "Deploying a PVC Object" section or "Deploying an SVC Object" section). This process creates the PVC or SVC in Cisco EMF only; it does not create the connection on the device

b. Apply the QoS profile to the PVC or SVC (for details, refer to the "Applying an ATM QoS Profile to an ATM Connection" section)

c. Configure the fields for the PVC or SVC, including layer 2 information (for details, refer to the "ATM PVC Configuration" section or the "SVC Configuration" section) You can then create the connection on the device by commissioning the PVC or SVC for management.

Uploading Existing ATM Connections and QoS Profiles

This section describes how to upload existing ATM connections and profiles (previously configured on a Cisco device) into the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application. Uploading saves time and effort re-configuring ATM connections and profiles that already exist on the device.

When you upload PVCs, any corresponding ATM QoS profiles are also uploaded. PVCs are discovered and placed into the normal state, so that management of these connections begins automatically. Once these connections and/or profiles are uploaded, you can view and adjust them within Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager. Existing ATM connections and QoS profiles are uploaded from the ATM Connection Upload window.


Note The processes of uploading ATM connections and synchronizing the connections function in a similar manner to upload the existing ATM connections and QoS profiles. So, any policy set for synchronization (i.e. Normal, Device_is_Master, or CEMF_is_Master_after_first_sync) is applicable to Upload as well. Refer ATM Connection Synchronization section for details on policy setting for ATM Connection Synchronization.


Naming Convention for the Uploaded Connection Objects

The ATM Connection Upload queries the device for the VPI and VCI values of the PVCs through the MIBs and simultaneously, it telnets to the device to query the names of the PVCs for creating the connection objects in the EM. Hence, if the management passwords are not configured in the EM, then the names for the connection objects cannot be retrieved by the EM.

The naming conventions that are followed for the connection objects during upload can be by,

Configuring the Management password information, or

Without configuring the Management password information

Configuring the Management Password Information

When the Management password information is set, the naming convention followed for the PVCs is different. In this scenario, if any PVC is created in the device, it is represented in the EM in accordance with the value set in the management information window. For example, for a named PVC, ciscoPVC1 and for an unnamed PVC, it would be displayed as VCL_7-0_30.75

Without configuring the Management Password Information

When a ATM Connection upload is initiated, all the connections in the device are uploaded to the EM and the PVCs would be named as VCL_interface_vpi.vci (ex: VCL_7-0_30.75). In this case, the PVC names are ignored, if any PVCs are created with the name specified in the device.


Note All the PVCs are represented by this convention in the EM.


Figure 12-3 Example of PVC Naming conventions

The Uploading PVCs and ATM QoS Profiles section covers the following areas:

Viewing the ATM Connection Upload Window

Uploading Existing ATM Connections and ATM QoS Profiles

ATM Connection Upload Window—Detailed Description

Viewing the ATM Connection Upload Window

To open the ATM Connection Upload window, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click a chassis object, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>Chassis>Upload ATM Connections. The ATM Connection Upload window appears:

Figure 12-4 ATM Connection Upload Window


Note Refer to the "ATM Connection Upload Window—Detailed Description" section for further information on the fields displayed in the ATM Connection Upload window.


Step 2 Choose a Chassis from the list displayed at the left of the window.


Note The ATM Connection Upload window displays the values of the attributes for the chassis object selected first when multiple chassis objects are selected in the list at the left of the window.



Uploading Existing ATM Connections and ATM QoS Profiles


Note Only PVC connections can be uploaded (SVC upload is not available).


ATM connections (PVC only) and ATM QoS profiles can be uploaded using the ATM Connection Upload window. When you upload, existing ATM connections are discovered and placed into the Normal state. This allows management of the connections to begin automatically in the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application. Once these connections/profiles are uploaded, you can view and reconfigure them (if necessary) using the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application.

To upload ATM connections and ATM QoS profiles, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Open the ATM Connection Upload window. Refer to the "Viewing the ATM Connection Upload Window" section for further details.

Step 2 Choose a Chassis from the list displayed at the left of the window.

Step 3 Choose Upload. A pop-up dialog appears asking you to confirm that you wish to upload:

Figure 12-5 Upload Confirmation Window

Step 4 Choose Yes to upload. All ATM connections and ATM QoS profiles currently configured on the selected device are uploaded into Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager. Upload Progress and Upload Status is displayed in the Upload area:

Figure 12-6 ATM Connection Upload Window (After Upload)

Uploaded ATM connections and ATM QoS profiles are named according to the following formats:

ATM connections—PVC - ("VCL_index_VPI.VCI", for example VCL_10.20) or Named PVC

ATM QoS Profiles—QoSProfile_(assigned number)

Step 5 Choose Save from the File menu to save your changes.

Step 6 Choose Close from the File menu to close the window.


ATM Connection Upload Window—Detailed Description

The ATM Connection Upload window displays a single Connection Upload tab.


Note The ATM Connection Upload window displays the values of the attributes for the chassis object selected first when multiple chassis objects are selected in the Chassis list at the left of the window.


Connection Upload Tab

The Connection Upload tab contains a single Upload area.

Upload

Upload Progress—Progress of the upload operation.

Upload Status—Upload status messages for the first selected chassis.

Upload—Select one or more chassis and choose Upload to initiate the upload of the ATM connections and QoS profiles from all the selected chassis.

Managing ATM QoS Profiles

The ATM QoS Profile Configuration window allows you to create and save ATM QoS profiles. ATM QoS profiles are stored in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager and the associated fields are created on the device when the connection (PVC or SVC) is created.


Note ATM QoS profiles can only be edited when they are not applied, that is, if any connections are using the profile, you cannot edit the profile. You can view which specific connections are using a certain profile by running a Cisco EMF query against the profile name (refer to the Cisco Element Management Framework User Guide Release 3.2 (78-12536-01) for further details).


This section covers the following areas:

Creating ATM QoS Profiles

Editing an ATM QoS Profile

Deleting an ATM QoS Profile

ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Creating ATM QoS Profiles

To create ATM QoS profiles, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on an interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>
Interface>QoS> ATM
QoS Profile Configuration. Refer to Table 12-6 for information on the objects that allow you to launch the ATM QoS Profiles window:

Figure 12-7 ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—Profile Tab

Refer to the "ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—Detailed Description" section for further details.


Note To create a profile based on an existing profile, click the profile you want to model from the profile list box at the left of the window.


Step 2 Choose Create Profile. A Prompt window appears for you to enter the name of your new profile.

Figure 12-8 Prompt Window

Step 3 Enter a name for the new profile.


Note Each profile created must have a unique name. Do not insert spaces into a profile name.


Step 4 Choose Ok. The ATM QoS Profiles Configuration window reappears with the new profile name displayed in the QoS Profiles list at left-hand-side of the window.

Step 5 Complete the fields in the Profile tab as required.

Step 6 Choose the RxTx Parameters tab and configure the fields as applicable.

Figure 12-9 ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—RxTx Parameters Tab

Step 7 Choose the Save icon to save your changes.

Step 8 Choose Close from the File menu to close the window.


Editing an ATM QoS Profile


Note An existing ATM QoS profile can only be edited if it is not currently applied to an interface. Once you have applied a QoS profile to an interface, you cannot edit it (unless you remove it from the interface first). If that QoS profile is being used by any other interfaces, you will still not be able to edit or delete the QoS profile. If you want to view the connections that are using a specific profile, run a Cisco EMF query against the profile name (for details, refer to the Cisco Element Management Framework User Guide Release 3.2 (78-12536-01)). Once you have removed a QoS profile from all interfaces, you can proceed to edit the fields within the ATM QoS Profiles Configuration window or delete the selected QoS profile. Refer to the


To edit an existing ATM QoS Profile, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on an interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>Interface>
QoS> ATM QoS Profile Configuration. Refer to Table 12-6 for information on the objects that allow you to launch the ATM QoS Profiles window.

Step 2 Choose the profile you wish to edit from the list of existing profiles displayed in the list at the left of the window.

Step 3 Edit the fields displayed in the tabs, as required.

Step 4 Select Save from the File menu to save the changes made to the profile.

Step 5 Select Close from the File menu to close the window.


Deleting an ATM QoS Profile


Note An existing ATM QoS profile can only be deleted if it is not currently applied to any interfaces. Once you have applied a QoS profile to a connection, you cannot edit or delete it unless you remove it from the connection. If that QoS profile is being used by any other connections, you will still not be able to edit or delete the QoS profile. If you want to view the connections that are using a specific profile, run a Cisco EMF query against the profile name (refer to the Cisco Element Management Framework User Guide for details). Once you have removed a QoS profile from all connections, you can proceed to edit the attributes within the QoS Configuration window or delete the selected QoS profile.


To delete an existing ATM QoS profile, follow these steps:


Step 1 Right-click on an interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>Interface> QoS> ATM QoS Profile Configuration. Refer to Table 12-6 for information on the objects that allow you to launch the ATM QoS Profiles window.

Step 2 Select the profile you wish to delete from the list of existing profiles displayed in the QoS Profiles list at the left-hand-side of the window.

Step 3 Right click on the profile and select the Deployment>Delete Objects option. The Deployment Wizard - Summary window appears (see Figure 12-10):

Figure 12-10 Deployment Wizard - Summary Window

Step 4 Click Finish to delete the selected profile. An Information window appears to confirm that the profile has been deleted.

Figure 12-11 Information Window

Step 5 Click Ok.

When a profile is deleted it disappears from the list of existing profiles displayed in the QoS Profiles list at the left of the window.


ATM QoS Profiles Configuration Window—Detailed Description

The ATM QoS Profiles Configuration window displays two tabs: Profile and RxTx Parameters.

Profile Tab

The Profile tab contains the following fields:

Profile Type—Enter the type of profile you are creating. This is the level of service, for example, gold service or bronze service.

Profile Description—Enter a description for this profile. Use the horizontal and vertical scroll tools to view text not displayed in the window.

RxTx Parameters Tab

It is possible to select a Service Category that is not supported, for example, ubr. However, this will be detected when an attempt is made to create the connection on the device & the operator informed. Also, Transmit & Receive are applicable to SVCs. Only Transmit is applicable for PVCs. The RxTx Parameters tab contains the Receive and Transmit Parameters for the selected ATM QoS profile.

The RxTx Parameters tab displays three areas: Category, Receive Parameters (applicable on the EM only for SVCs), and Transmit Parameters.

Category

The Category area contains one field, as follows:

QoS—Service category of the selected QoS profile.

Transmit Parameters

The Transmit Parameters area contains the following fields:

CLP (Cell Loss Priority)—Not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

SCR (Sustainable Cell Rate)—Maximum sustained-cell-rate (scr) traffic parameter that is allowed for connections.

PCR (Peak Cell Rate)—Maximum transmitting rate of cells.

MCR (Minimum Cell Rate)—Lowest acceptable transmitting rate (specified in cells per second) for connections.

MBS (Maximum Burst Cell Size)—Maximum burst cell size permitted by cells of connections.

CDVT (Cell Delay Variation Tolerance)—Cell delay variation estimated to be experienced by cells of connections.

Deploying ATM Connection Objects

This section describes how to deploy ATM connection objects (that is, PVC and SVC objects).

Table 12-6 Deployment Launch Points 

Object Type to be Deployed
Launch Point to Deploy Object(s) From
Menu Options to Launch Deployment Wizard
Views
Site
Chassis
Module
ATM Interface

PVC

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Deployment>Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>ATM Connections>PVC

SVC

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Deployment>Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>ATM Connections>SVC


Refer to the "ATM Connections Supported by Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager" section for further details on the PVC and SVC connections supported by the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager application.

Deploying a PVC Object


Tip PVC and VCL are interchangeable terms in Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.


You can deploy a PVC under a main interface or a subinterface. To deploy a PVC object, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on a selected line card or physical interface, then choose Deployment>Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>ATM Connections>PVC. The Deployment Wizard appears:

Figure 12-12 Deployment Wizard—Templates

Step 2 Choose the template you wish to use, either: Cisco PVC under ATM EndPoint or Cisco PVC under ATM EndPoint on Sub Interface, and select either auto named or user named (for details on auto vs. user named, refer to the "Manually Deploying Modules" section). Make sure your selection is highlighted before clicking Forward.

Figure 12-13 Deployment Wizard—Object Parameters

Step 3 Enter the number of PVC connections you want to create.

Step 4 Enter a profile name for the PVC object.

Step 5 Enter the Subscriber ID for the PVC object.

Step 6 Enter the VPI and VCI values for the PVC object.

Step 7 Enter either 0 or 1to disable or enable the Auto Allocate Source for the PVC object.

Step 8 Enter either 0 (no) or 1 (yes) to auto connect the PVC object to the device.

Step 9 Enter the start number for the PVC object. This number is included in the PVC name.

Step 10 Click Forward to proceed.

Figure 12-14 Deployment Wizard—Object Parameters

Step 11 Choose Select. An Object Selector window appears.

Figure 12-15 Object Selector Window

Step 12 Navigate down the hierarchy until you find the interface you wish to deploy the PVC under. Click on the object to select, then click Apply. You are returned to the window (Figure 12-14).

Figure 12-16 Deployment Wizard—Summary

Step 13 Click Finish if the deployment summary information is correct. The Deployment Wizard closes and the object is created under the selected interface.


Deploying an SVC Object

To deploy a SVC object on a main interface, proceed as follows:


Step 1 In the Map Viewer, within the Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager view, right-click on a selected line card, then choose Deployment>Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>ATM Connections>SVC. The Deployment Wizard appears:

Figure 12-17   Deployment Wizard—Templates

Step 2 Choose a template, either an SVC with a Cisco EMF end point or an SVC with a non-Cisco EMF end point, and select either auto named or user named (for details on auto vs. user named, refer to the "Manually Deploying Modules" section). Make sure your selection is highlighted before clicking Forward. Click Forward to proceed.

Figure 12-18   Deployment Wizard—Object Parameters

Step 3 Enter the number of SVC connections you want to deploy.

Step 4 Enter the suffix start number.

Step 5 Click Forward to proceed.

Figure 12-19 Deployment Wizard—Object Parameters

Step 6 Enter the profile name of the SVC object.

Step 7 Enter the destination NSAP address for the SVC object.

Step 8 Enter either 0 (no) or 1 (yes) to auto connect the SVC object to the device.

Step 9 Click Forward to proceed.

Figure 12-20   Deployment Wizard—Views

Step 10 Choose the Select button to open the object selector window.

Figure 12-21 Deployment Wizard - Object Selector

Step 11 Navigate down the hierarchy until you find the interface which will be the local endpoint. Click on the object to select, then click Apply.

Figure 12-22   Deployment Wizard—Object Parameters

Step 12 When you have selected the appropriate interfaces or sub-interfaces for both endpoints (if applicable), You are returned to the window above. If you have selected the Cisco EMF endpoint option, you need to repeat this process for the second interface (remote endpoint) by clicking the second Select button.

Step 13 Click Forward to proceed.

Figure 12-23 Deployment Summary

Step 14 Click Finish if the Deployment Summary information is correct. Click Cancel to stop the deployment. The Deployment Wizard closes and the object is created under the selected interface.


Applying an ATM QoS Profile to an ATM Connection

Now you can apply the ATM QoS Profile you created earlier to a PVC or an SVC. To view the ATM QoS Profiles Management window, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on the interface that contains the created ATM connection, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration>Interface>QoS>ATM QoS Profile Management. The ATM QoS Profiles Management window appears:


Note Profiles can be applied to PVC/SVC that are in the decommissioned state.


Figure 12-24   ATM QoS Profiles Management—Profile Tab

Step 2 Choose a Chassis, Module, Interface, and Connections (PVC or SVC) from the list box at the left of the window. This connection should be the PVC or SVC that you want to apply the ATM QoS profile to. Any current ATM QoS profiles applied to the selected PVC or SVC appear in the tabs at right.

Step 3 Choose Edit from the toolbar. Go down to the Apply Profile menu option. A list of ATM QoS profiles appear. Click the named ATM QoS profile you want to apply. After you apply the profile, a status line appears in the lower left corner of the window, telling you if the profile was applied successfully or not. The information for the selected new profile appears in the tabs.


ATM PVC Configuration

The PVC Configuration section covers the following areas:

Viewing the ATM VCL Configuration Window

Connecting or Disconnecting a PVC

Decommissioning or Re-Commissioning a PVC

ATM OAM Ping

ATM VCL Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Viewing the ATM VCL Configuration Window

To view the ATM VCL Configuration window, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on a selected interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration> ATM>VCL Configuration. The ATM VCL Configuration window appears, with the Configuration tab displayed.

Figure 12-25 ATM VCL Configuration Window—Configuration Tab

Step 2 Choose the Chassis, Module, Interface, and Cisco VCL (PVC) from the list boxes at the left of the window.

Step 3 Configure the fields in both tabs, using the drop-down lists and data entry boxes. For a detailed description of the fields within both tabs, refer to the "ATM VCL Configuration Window—Detailed Description" section.

Step 4 Click the Save icon to save the changes made.


Connecting or Disconnecting a PVC

You can connect or disconnect a PVC in the Layer 3 Configuration tab.

Connecting a PVC creates the PVC on the device, which makes it a real, working connection. The PVC is also commissioned at this time, which allows you to manage configuration and status details.

Disconnecting a PVC disconnects the connection entirely from the device.

Figure 12-26   ATM VCL Configuration Window—Layer 3 Configuration Tab

Make sure that the Cisco VCL (PVC) you want to connect or disconnect is selected in the list box at the left of the window.

Click the Connect or Disconnect button in the Action area.

Decommissioning or Re-Commissioning a PVC

When you connect a PVC, it is automatically commissioned as well. Decommissioning does not disconnect the PVC.

To decommission a connected PVC:

Make sure that the PVC you want to decommission is selected in the list boxes at the left of the window. You can select multiple PVCs if desired.

Click the Decommission button in the Action area.

Once you have decommissioned a connected PVC, you might want to commission it again. To re-commission a PVC, simply click Connect and the connection is commissioned.

ATM OAM Ping

The ATM OAM Ping feature is used to send an Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) packet to verify Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC) connectivity. The status of the PVC is displayed when a response to the OAM packet is received. The ATM OAM Ping feature supports interactive ping functionality.

This feature provides two ATM OAM ping options:

End loopback—Verifies the end-to-end PVC integrity.

Segment loopback—Verifies the PVC integrity to the neighboring ATM device.


Note A PVC must already be configured for the virtual path identifier (VPI) and virtual channel identifier (VCI) values.


To initiate an ATM OAM Ping, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on a selected interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration> ATM>VCL Configuration. The ATM VCL Configuration window appears, with the Configuration tab displayed. Click on the OAM Ping tab.

Step 2 Enter valid values for the Timeout and Repeat Count fields. Select the End Loopback type and click on the Ping button.

Figure 12-27 ATM VCL Configuration—OAM Ping tab

Step 3 An action report summarizing the ping operation is displayed.

Figure 12-28 Action Report

Step 4 The status of the ping operation is also displayed in the Last Ping Status area in the OAM Ping tab.

Figure 12-29 OAM Ping Tab after Ping operation


ATM VCL Configuration Window—Detailed Description

The ATM VCL Configuration window (see Figure 12-25) contains three tabs: Configuration Layer 3 Configuration and OAM Ping.

Configuration Tab

The Configuration tab (see Figure 12-25) contains four areas: VPI/VCI, Traffic Information, Encapsulation Parameters, and OAM Information.

VPI/VCI

The VPI/VCI area allows you to configure the following fields:

VPI—Current VPI values for the PVC.

VCI—Current VCI values for the PVC.

Traffic Information

The Traffic Information area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

Encapsulation Parameters

The Encapsulation Parameters area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

OAM Information

The OAM Information area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

Layer 3 Configuration Tab

The Layer 3 Configuration tab (see Figure 12-26) contains the following areas:

VCL Config

Interface

VCL Parameters

VPI/VCI (including Auto Suggestion feature)

Subscriber

OAM Parameters

Actions

VCL Config

The VCL Config area contains one field:

Encapsulation—The following values can be selected for this field:

None—No encapsulation is selected.

ILMI—Used for setting up an ILMI PVC in an SVC environment. In an SVC environment, you must configure a PVC for communication with the ILMI so that the router can receive SNMP traps and new network prefixes.

Qsaal—This signaling PVC can only be set up on ATM main interfaces, not on ATM sub-interfaces.

Interface

The Interface area contains one field:

Sub-Interface Number—The subinterface number under which this PVC is deployed.

VCL Parameters

The VCL Parameters area contains the following fields:

AAL5 Encapsulation—Configure the ATM adaptation layer (AAL) 5 encapsulation type.

Destination IP Address—Enter the IP address of the destination interface to which you want to pass traffic.

Broadcast—Select yes if you want to send duplicate broadcast packets for all protocols configured on a PVC.

VPI/VCI

The VPI/VCI area contains one field:

Auto Suggestion—If you enable auto suggestion, Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager automatically suggests VPI or VCI values for you.

Subscriber

The Subscriber area contains one field:

Subscriber ID—Type in your subscriber ID.

OAM Parameters

The OAM Parameters area contains the following fields:

Manage—If this value is set to yes, then the value in frequency will be considered.

Frequency—Specify the frequency (in seconds) that end-to-end OAM loopback cells should be transmitted when a change in up or down state is being verified.

Retry Down Count—Specify the number of consecutive end-to-end OAM loopback cell responses that are not received in order to tear down a PVC.

Retry Up Count—Specify the number of consecutive end-to-end OAM loopback cell responses that must be received in order to change a PVC connection state to up.

Retry Frequency—If a PVC is up and a loopback cell response is not received after the specified frequency attribute, then loopback cells are sent at the retry frequency to verify whether or not the PVC is down.

Autodetect—If the value is set to yes, initiates auto-detection of the peer OAM command cells.

Optimum—If the value is set to yes, configures an optimum mode so that when the traffic monitoring timer expires, the PVC sends an OAM command cell at the locally configured frequency instead of going into Retry mode immediately. If there is no response, the PVC goes into Retry mode.

Actions

The Action area contains three buttons:

Connect—Allows you to connect the selected PVC, creating the connection on the device, making it real and active.

Disconnect—Allows you to disconnect the selected PVC, disconnecting the connection on the device, making it inactive.

Decommission—Allows you to decommission the selected PVC.

OAM Ping Tab

The OAM Ping tab displays an area, OAM Ping Parameters.

OAM Ping Parameters

Timeout in seconds—Timeout interval. The default value is set to two seconds.

Repeat Count—Number of ping packets that are sent to the destination address. The default value is set to five.

Loopback—The type of the ATM OAM Ping options. The available values are: end-loopback and seg-loopback.

Last Ping Result—Status after the last ping operation for the selected PVC.

Action

Ping—Invokes the OAM ping operation.

SVC Configuration

The SVC Configuration section covers the following areas:

Viewing the SVC Configuration Window

Connecting or Disconnecting an SVC

Decommissioning or Recommissioning an SVC

SVC Configuration Window—Detailed Description

Viewing the SVC Configuration Window

To view the SVC Configuration window, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click on a selected interface, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Configuration> ATM> SVC Configuration. The ATM SVC Configuration window appears, with the Configuration tab displayed.

Figure 12-30   ATM SVC Configuration Window—Configuration Tab

Step 2 Choose the Chassis, Module, Interface, and Connections (SVC) from the list boxes at the left of the window.

Enter the relevant values in the tab, using the drop-down lists and data entry boxes. For a detailed description of the fields within this tab, refer to the "SVC Configuration Window—Detailed Description" section.

Step 3 Click the Save icon to save the changes made.


Connecting or Disconnecting an SVC

Connecting an SVC creates the SVC on the device and makes it a real, working connection. The SVC is also commissioned at this time, which allows you to manage configuration and status details.

Disconnecting an SVC disconnects the connection entirely from the device.

To connect or disconnect an SVC:

Make sure that the SVC you want to connect or disconnect is selected in the list boxes at the left of the window.

Click the Connect or Disconnect button in the Action area.

Decommissioning or Recommissioning an SVC

When you connect an SVC, it is automatically commissioned as well. Decommissioning does not disconnect the SVC.

To decommission a connected SVC:

Make sure that the SVC you want to decommission is selected in the list boxes at the left of the window.

Click the Decommission button in the Action area. The SVC is placed into the Decommissioned state.

Once you have decommissioned a connected SVC, you might want to recommission it, which re-establishes management on the connection. To recommission a decommissioned SVC, simply click Connect.

SVC Configuration Window—Detailed Description

The ATM SVC Configuration window (see Figure 12-30) contains one tab: Configuration.

Configuration

The Configuration tab contains four areas:

SVC Parameters

VC Parameters

OAM Parameters

Actions

SVC Parameters

The SVC Parameters area allows you to configure the following fields:

NSAP Address (Network Service Access Point)—ATM address you need to provide if you are configuring an SVC.

VC Parameters

The VC Parameters area allows you to configure the following fields:

AAL5 Encapsulation—Configure the ATM adaptation layer (AAL) 5 encapsulation type.

Sub Interface Number—The number of sub-interfaces under which you can configure the SVCs

Destination IP Address—Enter the IP address of the destination interface to which you want to pass traffic.

Broadcast—Click on if you want to send duplicate broadcast packets for all protocols configured on a SVC.

Idle Timeout—Specify an interval of inactivity after which any idle SVC on an interface is torn down.

Minimum Rate—In addition to configuring the interval of inactivity, you can optionally specify the minimum rate in kilobits per second (Kbps). This is the minimum traffic rate required on an ATM SVC to maintain the connection.

OAM Parameters

The OAM Parameters area allows you to configure the following fields:

Manage—If this value is set to yes, then the value in frequency will be considered.

Frequency—Specify the frequency (in seconds) that end-to-end OAM loopback cells should be transmitted when a change in up or down state is being verified.

Retry Down Count—Specify the number of consecutive end-to-end OAM loopback cell responses that are not received in order to tear down a PVC.

Retry Up Count—Specify the number of consecutive end-to-end OAM loopback cell responses that must be received in order to change a PVC connection state to up.

Retry Frequency—If a PVC is up and a loopback cell response is not received after the specified frequency attribute, then loopback cells are sent at the retry frequency to verify whether or not the PVC is down.

Action

The Action area contains three buttons:

Connect—Allows you to connect the selected SVC, creating the connection on the device, making it real and active.

Disconnect—Allows you to disconnect the selected SVC, disconnecting the connection on the device, making it inactive.

Decommission—Allows you to decommission the selected SVC.

PVC Status


Step 1 Right-click on a specified line card, then choose Cisco 12000/10720 Manager>Fault>Interface>
ATM> Connections Status
. The ATM VCL Status window appears:

Figure 12-31   ATM VCL Status Window—Status Tab

Step 2 Choose a Chassis, Module, Interface, and Cisco VCL (PVC) from the list boxes displayed at the left of the window. The status information for the selected PVC appears.

Step 3 Choose the OAM tab to view the state of the OAM cells when the ATM OAM traffic reduction is enabled.

Figure 12-32 ATM VCL Status Window—OAM Tab


ATM VCL Status Window—Detailed Description

The ATM VCL Status window displays two tabs: Status and OAM.

Status tab

The Status tab has four areas: PVC Status, Soft PVC Details, Characteristics, and OAM Details.

PVC Status

The PVC Status area has the following fields:

Operational State—Not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

Last Change—Time elapsed after the last status change.

Install Time—Not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

Soft PVC Details

The Soft PVC Details area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

Characteristics

The Characteristics area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

OAM Details

The OAM Details area is not applicable to Cisco 12000/10720 Router Manager.

OAM tab

The OAM tab has a single area: Auto Detect Statistics.

Auto Detect Statistics

Displays the state of the OAM cells when the ATM OAM traffic reduction is enabled. Table Table 12-7 displays the various fields displayed in the Auto Detect Statistics area.

Table 12-7 ATM OAM Auto Detect Statistics

Field
Description

Auto Detection Statistics

ATM OAM AUTO DETECT INIT

Indicates the number of VCs in the initial ATM_OAM_AUTO_
DETECT_INIT state.

ATM OAM SENDING MONITORING

Indicates the number of VCs in the ATM_OAM_SENDING_
MONITORING state. During this state, the peer VC is sending OAM command loopback cells and the Cisco IOS software is monitoring and also sending OAM command loopback cells.

ATM OAM MONITORING

Indicates the number of VCs in the ATM_OAM_MONITORING state. During this state, the peer is sending OAM command loopback cells and the Cisco IOS software is monitoring the cells. This state can also indicate that transmission of OAM command cells has been switched off.

OAM Loopback Statistics

DownRetry

ATM OAM loopback cell DownRetry state.

UpRetry

ATM OAM loopback cell UpRetry state.

Verified

ATM OAM loopback cells are verified.

Not Verified

ATM OAM loopback cells are not verified.