User Guide for the Cisco Mobile Wireless Transport Manager 6.0
Understanding Detailed Object Functions
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Understanding Detailed Object Functions

Table Of Contents

Understanding Detailed Object Functions

Viewing the Right-Click Menu for an Object

Deploying a File Associated with an ITP Node or Signaling Point

Viewing Status Contributors

Inventory Items

Supplemental Alarms

Viewing Details

Address Information

Association Information

Bandwidth Information

Capability Point Code

Description

Descriptive Information

General Information

Interfaces

ITP Application Servers

ITP Linksets

Interface Information

IP Addresses for SNMP

IP Addresses Not for SNMP

Links Information

Local IP Address Information

Naming Information

Nodes

Cards

Interfaces

ITP Application Servers

ITP Application Server Processes

ITP Application Server Process Associations

ITP Links

ITP Linksets

ITP Signaling Gateway-Mated Pairs

ITP Signaling Points

Point Code

Polling Information

Protection Information

QoS Information

RAN Information

Remote IP Address Information

Uptime Information

Status Information

Nodes

Interfaces and Cards

ITP Application Servers

ITP Application Server Processes

ITP Application Server Process Associations

ITP Links

ITP Linksets

ITP Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

ITP Signaling Points

Threshold Information (RAN-O Only)

Viewing Troubleshooting

Viewing Recent Events

Using ITP Provisioning

Prerequisites for Using ITP Provisioning

Setting Up the MWTM to Retrieve Running Configuration from the ITP

Using the Provisioning Wizard

Viewing Data for Nodes

Viewing the Syslog

Viewing CPU Utilization

Summary Table

Slot/CPU Tables

Viewing Trap Settings

Viewing ITP MTP3 Errors

Viewing ITP MSU Rates

Right-click Menu

Viewing ITP Non-Stop Operation

Editing SNMP IP Addresses for a Node

Polling a Node

Polling from the Discovery Dialog

Performing a Normal Poll

Performing a Clean Poll

Allowing and Disallowing Trap Processing for a Node

Viewing Real-Time Data for an Object

Viewing Real-Time Data for Nodes

Viewing Real-Time Data for ITP Objects

Charts: Application Servers and Application Server Process Associations

Charts: Links and Linksets

Interface Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Poll Settings

Q.752 Measurements: Links

Right-Click Menu: Links

SCTP Association Configuration Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

SCTP Association Statistics Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Statistics: Application Servers

Statistics: Application Server Process Associations

Statistics: Links and Linksets

Status Details: Links

Viewing ITP Linkset Access Lists

Viewing Data Specific for ITP Signaling Points

Viewing Route Detail

Viewing GTT MAP Status

Viewing GTT Statistics

Viewing the MTP3 Event Log

Viewing MLR Details

Viewing MLR Counters

Viewing MLR Trigger Config

Viewing MLR Trigger Results

Viewing RAN-O Performance and Error Data

Viewing Performance Data

Viewing Shorthaul Performance Data

Viewing Backhaul Performance Data

Viewing Error Data

Viewing Shorthaul Errors

Viewing Backhaul Errors

Viewing RAN Shorthauls

Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls


Understanding Detailed Object Functions


You can use the Cisco Mobile Wireless Transport Manager (MWTM) to view detailed information about any discovered MWTM object, including its associated objects, status, notes, events, and so on.

To display detailed information for an object, click the turner beside a view in the navigation tree of the MWTM main window, then select one of these objects:


Note Objects only appear if your network contains that particular object type.


Object
Applicable Network Type

Nodes

ITP and RAN-O

Signaling Points

Note In a multi-instance network, the signaling point name has the format pointcode:instanceName.

In a multi-instance network, the MWTM does not display signaling points that are only partly configured (that is, the variant and network name are configured, but not the primary point code).

ITP only

Linksets

Links

Application Servers

Application Server Processes

Application Server Process Associations

Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Interfaces

ITP and RAN-O

Cards

RAN-O only

RAN Backhauls

RAN Shorthauls

Management Interfaces folder

ITP and RAN-O

Physical folder


The MWTM displays detailed tabular information within the content area for the selected object.


Note Updates for the object received from the MWTM server are automatically reflected in the tabs.


This chapter contains:

Viewing the Right-Click Menu for an Object

Deploying a File Associated with an ITP Node or Signaling Point

Viewing Status Contributors

Viewing Details

Viewing Troubleshooting

Viewing Recent Events

Using ITP Provisioning

Viewing Data for Nodes

Viewing Real-Time Data for an Object

Viewing ITP Linkset Access Lists

Viewing Data Specific for ITP Signaling Points

Viewing RAN-O Performance and Error Data

Viewing RAN Shorthauls

Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls


Note For details on viewing notes, see Viewing Notes, page 6-35.


Viewing the Right-Click Menu for an Object

Right-clicking on any object within an MWTM view, summary list, or topology map provides you with numerous menu options.

Example:

To see the right-click menu for a node, select a node in the navigation tree and right-click the mouse button.

These right-click menu options might be available on a given MWTM object:

Menu Command
Description

Show In New Window

Opens the Details window for the selected object in a new window.

Edit > Properties

Opens the Edit Properties dialog box for the selected node or ITP signaling point.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Edit > Notes

Opens the Edit Notes dialog box for the selected object.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Edit > SNMP IP Addresses

Opens the Edit SNMP IP Addresses dialog box for the selected node.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no associated SNMP IP addresses.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Edit > Route Table (ITP only)

Opens the Route Table dialog box, using a route table from the signaling point.

This option is not available if the node associated with selected signaling point is in Unknown or Unmanaged status.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Clear Event Icon

Deletes the event icon from MWTM displays for the selected object, for this MWTM client only. The MWTM does not delete the actual events, but deletes only the event icon for the selected object for this MWTM client.

This option is dimmed if the selected object has no associated event icon.

Delete

Deletes the currently selected object from the MWTM database. The MWTM displays the Confirm Deletion dialog box. To:

Delete the selected object, click Yes. The MWTM deletes the object from the MWTM database and closes the Confirm Deletion dialog box.

Retain the selected object, click No. The MWTM retains the object in the MWTM database and closes the Confirm Deletion dialog box.

Note (ITP only) If you delete all linksets to an Unmanaged node, the MWTM does not automatically delete the node. Instead, you must manually delete the node. See Deleting Objects, page 6-36 for more information.

Prevent the MWTM from displaying the Confirm Deletion dialog box, check the Do not show this again check box.

Note If you check the Do not show this again check box, and later you decide you want the MWTM to begin displaying the Confirm Deletion dialog box again, you must check the Confirm Deletions check box in the General GUI settings in the Preferences window. For more information, see the description of the Confirm Deletions check box in Startup/Exit Settings, page 5-4.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Go to > Object

Navigates to the parent or peer (if applicable) window(s) for the selected object.

Back > List of windows

Navigates back to a window viewed in this session.

The MWTM maintains a list of up to 10 Back windows.

Forward > List of windows

Navigates forward to a window viewed in this session.

The MWTM maintains a list of up to 10 Forward windows.

Show Peer (only for RAN Backhauls and RAN Shorthauls)

Shows the peer of the RAN backhaul or shorthaul that you select in the right pane.

View > Status Contributors

Displays the Status Contributors pane for the selected object. Objects in this pane contribute to the status of the selected object.

View > Details

Displays the Details pane for the selected object.

View > Notes

Displays the Notes pane for the selected object.

If no notes are associated with the selected object, this option is dimmed.

View > Troubleshooting

Displays the Troubleshooting pane for the selected object.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.

View > Recent Events

Displays the Recent Events pane for the selected object and any associated network objects.

View > Alarms

Displays the Alarms pane for the selected view.

View > Real-Time Data and Charts

Displays the MWTM Real-Time Statistics window for the selected object.

This option is not available if the object has no real-time charts or if the object status is Unknown or Unmanaged.

View > Center in Topo

Opens the topology window and displays the object in the center of the topology map.

Archived Events > Status Changes

Displays the archived status changes in a web browser.

Archived Events > SNMP Traps

Displays the archived SNMP traps in a web browser.

Archived Events > Status Changes and SNMP Traps

Displays both the archived status changes and archived SNMP traps in a web browser.

Ignore

Ignores the selected object at the next polling cycle.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Unignore

Stops ignoring the selected object at the next polling cycle.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Performance History

(RAN-O backhauls and shorthauls only)

Displays historical performance charts for the selected RAN-O backhaul or shorthaul in a web browser.

Error History

(RAN-O backhauls and shorthauls only)

Displays historical error charts for the selected RAN-O backhaul or shorthaul in a web browser.

Create Virtual RAN Backhaul

(RAN-O backhauls only)

Opens the Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor. For details, see Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls.

Drill-Down > List of windows

Opens a specific tab for the selected object. Tabs listed start a poller.

This option is not available if the node is in Unknown or Unmanaged status.

Latest Reports

Opens the latest reports for the object in a Web browser. For details on reports, see Chapter 12, "Managing ITP Reports."

This option is not available if the node is in Unknown or Unmanaged status.

Provision

Opens the web interface to the Provision tab of the selected object (see Using the Provisioning Wizard).

These menu options are available on nodes or ITP signaling points:

Node > Home Page

Displays the home page of the node in a new web browser window.

This option is dimmed if the selected node is not an ITP or RAN-O node. This option does not appear in the right-click menu for Cisco Optical Networking System (ONS) nodes.

Node > Launch CTC (ONS nodes only)

Launches the Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) for managing ONS nodes. For more information about using the CTC, refer to the CTC Launcher Application Guide (http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/optical/ps2006/prod_configuration_guide09186a008051ea52.html).

This option appears only for ONS nodes.

Node > Connect To

Links to the node.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no IP addresses.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.

Poll Node > Normal Poll

Polls all selected nodes or ITP signaling points, retaining all currently known objects.

Normal Poll retains all objects associated with polled nodes or signaling points, even objects that have been deleted and are, therefore, in Unknown status.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no IP addresses.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.

Poll Node > Clean Poll

Polls all selected nodes or ITP signaling points and removes any Unknown network objects after the completion of the poll.

Clean Poll removes all network objects from the node or signaling point at the completion of the poll.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no IP addresses.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.

Allow Trap Processing

Enables the MWTM to process traps from the selected node. This is the default setting.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 4) and higher.

Disallow Trap Processing

Prevents the MWTM from processing traps from the selected node.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 4) and higher.

Unmanage

Labels the selected node or signaling point Unmanaged.

Note If you change a node to the Unmanaged status, the MWTM removes adjacent legacy nodes from the topology map.

You cannot label a node or signaling point Unmanaged if it has a Node Type of Unknown. If you select a node or signaling point with a Node Type of Unknown, then this menu option is dimmed and cannot be selected.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no IP addresses.

Events for unmanaged objects will continue to appear in the Events window. To suppress events for unmanaged objects, set this option using an event filter (Setting an Event Filter, page 9-8).

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Manage

Removes the Unmanaged status from the selected node or signaling point.

Note If you change a node to the Managed status, the MWTM adds adjacent legacy nodes back to the topology map.

You cannot remove the Unmanaged status from a node with a Node Type of Unknown. If you select a node with a Node Type of Unknown, then this menu option is dimmed.

This option is dimmed if the selected node has no IP addresses.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Exclude from View

Excludes the selected node or signaling point from the current view. See Creating a New View, page 7-9 for more information about excluding objects.

The MWTM removes excluded objects and their associated objects from the topology map (see Excluded Objects Tab, page 10-11).

Deploy Object > From Archive
(ITP only)

Launches the Deployment Wizard for the selected node or ITP signaling point. See Deploying a File Associated with an ITP Node or Signaling Point for more information about deploying to nodes or ITP signaling points.

Deploy Object > From File
(ITP only)

Launches the Deployment Wizard for the selected node or ITP signaling point. See Deploying a File Associated with an ITP Node or Signaling Point for more information about deploying to nodes or ITP signaling points.


Deploying a File Associated with an ITP Node or Signaling Point

You use the MWTM to deploy a GTT file or route table file associated with an ITP node or signaling point. To do so, right-click the ITP node or signaling point in a window, then choose Deploy Object > From Archive or From File in the right-click menu. The MWTM launches the Deployment Wizard for the selected ITP node or signaling point. See Deploying a Route Table File, page 13-13 and Deploying a GTT File, page 14-40 for more information.

Viewing Status Contributors

The Status Contributors section displays information about conditions that contribute to the overall status of the selected object. To view the Status Contributors section, select a view in the navigation tree, select an object, and then click the Status Contributors tab in the right pane.

Example:

To display the Status Contributors section for a node, within a view, select a node in the navigation tree, then click the Status Contributors tab in the right pane.

This section contains:

Inventory Items

Supplemental Alarms

Figure 8-1 Status Contributors Tab

Inventory Items


Note The right pane lists all objects of the object type that you select in the navigation tree. To see the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of any object in the right pane, hover over the object name with the mouse. A tooltip lists the FQDN for the object.

To see which object types pertain to the Status Contributors tab, see Appendix A, "Object Map Reference." If the object does not have any associated objects, the Status Contributors tab will not appear.


The right pane contains a table of inventory items that contribute to the overall status of the selected object. You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns except Internal ID.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Status Contributors table contains:

Column
Description

Internal ID

Internal ID of the object. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object, assigned by the MWTM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the TAC is debugging problems.

Name

Name of the object.

Object Type

Type of network object.

Ignored

Indicates whether the object should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information:

Uncheck the check box to include the object. This is the default setting.

Check the check box to exclude the object.

This field can be edited by users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Notes

Indicates whether a note is associated with the object.

Events

Indicates whether the object has an associated recent event. (Even if the server purges all of the events associated with the object, the MWTM continues to display the event icon in this field.) To:

Delete the event icon (orange triangle) from MWTM displays for a specific object, select the object and click the icon.

Delete the event icon from MWTM displays for all objects, choose Edit > Clear All Events from the MWTM main menu.

Note During Discovery, the MWTM might flag objects with an event icon. If the event icons are too distracting, use the Edit > Clear All Events menu option to remove them.

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the object last changed.

Status

Current status of the object. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Blocked (red)

Discovering(cyan)

Down(red)

Failed (red)

Inactive(red)

Inhibited(blue)

InhibitLoc (blue)

InhibitRem (blue)

None(black)

Not Present(gray)

Status (continued)

Old Unmanaged(black)

Pending(red)

Polling(cyan)

Shutdown (blue)

Unavailable (red)

Unknown (red)

Unmanaged (gray)

Waiting(gray)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs, page E-7.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the object.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. If:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The MWTM lists status reasons in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


Supplemental Alarms

The Supplemental Alarms section contains a table that lists a category of alarms that you can manage with the same tools that the MWTM provides for event management.


Note Trap event configuration settings (Raise Alarm and Correlate check boxes) determine whether the MWTM displays supplemental alarms for specific events. See Configuring Trap, Status Alarm, or User Action Events, page 9-36.


The Supplemental Alarms section provides the same tools and tabular information that the MWTM provides for events. For information about the tools, see Event Toolbar Buttons, page 9-3. For information about the columns that appear in the Supplemental Alarms table, see Event Table, page 9-5.


Note The Supplemental Alarms table displays the Count (number of times that an alarm occurs) and Change Time (the most recent alarm update) columns by default. In the Events table, these columns are hidden.


Viewing Details

The Details section displays information such as naming and status details for the selected object.

To view the Details section, select a view in the navigation tree, select an object, then click the Details tab in the right pane.


Note If the selected object is a link, linkset, signaling gateway-mated pair, RAN-O backhaul or shorthaul, the Details tab displays both peers of the selected object in adjacent panes for easy comparison.


Example:

To display the Details section for a node, within a view, select a node in the navigation tree, then click on the Details tab in the content area.

Figure 8-2 Details Tab

The Details tab contains these sections (in alphabetical order):

Section
Applicable Object(s)
Applicable Network Type(s)

Address Information

Interfaces

ITP and RAN-O

Association Information

Application Servers

ITP only

Bandwidth Information

Backhauls

RAN-O only

Capability Point Code

Signaling Points

ITP only

Description

Linksets, Signaling Points

Descriptive Information

Cards, Nodes

ITP and RAN-O

General Information

Application Servers, Application Server Process Associations, Interfaces, Linksets, Shorthauls

Interface Information

Links, Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

ITP only

IP Addresses for SNMP
or
IP Addresses Not for SNMP

Nodes

ITP and RAN-O

Links Information

Linksets

ITP only

Local IP Address Information

Application Server Processes, Application Server Process Associations, Links, Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Naming Information

All objects

ITP and RAN-O

Point Code

Signaling Points

ITP only

Polling Information

Nodes

ITP and RAN-O

Protection Information

Cards, ONS Nodes

RAN-O only

QoS Information

Signaling Points

ITP only

RAN Information

Interfaces, Shorthauls

RAN-O only

Remote IP Address Information

Application Server Process Associations, Links, Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

ITP only

Status Information

All objects

ITP and RAN-O

Threshold Information (RAN-O Only)

Backhauls, Nodes

RAN-O only

Uptime Information

Nodes

ITP and RAN-O



Tip If the pair of a link, linkset, or signaling gateway-mated pair is Unknown, and if the peer of a backhaul or shorthaul is Unknown, Unknown appears for the pair or peer fields in the Details tab.


Address Information

The Address Information section for interfaces contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

List of IP addresses that are assigned to the interface.


Association Information

The Association Information section for ITP application servers contains:

Field
Description

Number of ASPAs

Number of application server process associations that are associated with this application server.

Number of Active ASPAs

Number of active application server process associations that are associated with this application server.


Bandwidth Information

The Bandwidth Information section for RAN-O backhauls contains:

Field
Description

User Bandwidth (bits/sec)

Bandwidth that the user specifies for the backhaul. By default, the user bandwidth is the same as the system bandwidth.

Note When you change the User Bandwidth (see Editing Properties for a RAN-O Backhaul, page 6-33), you are changing the scale of the Y axis of the backhaul real-time chart in the Performance tab (see Viewing Backhaul Performance Data). The X and Y values of the data do not change. The threshold ranges resize because they are percentages of User Bandwidth.

System Bandwidth (bits/sec)

Bandwidth that the system specifies for the backhaul. You cannot edit this field.


Capability Point Code

The Capability Point Code section for ITP signaling points contains:

Column
Description

Point Code

Capability point code of the signaling point.

Variant

SS7 protocol variant. Valid variants are:

ANSI

China

ITU

NTT

TTC

Network Indicator

Determines the type of call. Valid values are:

National—National-bound call. The MWTM routes national calls through the national network.

NationalSpare—National-bound call, used in countries in which more than one carrier can share a point code. In those countries, the Network Indicator differentiates networks.

International—International-bound call. The MWTM forwards international-bound calls to an STP pair that acts as an international gateway.

InternationalSpare—International-bound call, used in countries in which more than one carrier can share a point code. In those countries, the Network Indicator differentiates networks.

Network Name

Name of the network associated with the signaling point.


Description

The Description section contains a description of the ITP signaling point or linkset. If the signaling point or linkset has no description, this section is blank. If the linkset is unknown, Unknown appears in the Description section.

Descriptive Information

The Descriptive Information section for nodes and ONS cards contains:

Field
Description

Software Description

Comprehensive information about the software that is installed on the node.

Software Version

Version of software (for example, the ONS package or IOS version) that is installed on the node.

Description

Full description of the ONS card (for example, RAN_SVC_LINE_CARD).

Hardware Version

Version of the hardware of the ONS card (for example, VID=000, HwRev=29).

Firmware Version

Version of the firmware on the ONS card, if applicable (for example, 12.2(24)St).


General Information

The General Information section applies to these objects:

Interfaces

ITP Application Servers

ITP Linksets

Interfaces

The General Information section for interfaces contains:

Field
Description

Maximum Packet Size

Maximum packet size on the interface in bytes.

Speed (Bits/Sec)

Interface speed in bits per second.


ITP Application Servers

The General Information section for ITP application servers contains:

Field
Description

Protocol

Protocol associated with the application server. Possible values are:

M3UA—MTP3-User Adaptation.

SUA—SCCP-User Adaptation.

QoS

Quality of service (QoS) class of the application server.

Routing Key

Routing key associated with the application server. The routing key is the value that determines the routing decisions that the application server makes.

Traffic Mode

Method by which the application server forwards requests to its active application server processes. Possible values are:

overRide—One application server process takes over all traffic for the application server, possibly overriding any currently active application server process in the application server.

broadcast—Every active application server process receives the same message.

loadBind—Each application server process shares in the traffic distribution with every other currently active application server process, based on application server process bindings.

loadRndRobin—Each application server process shares in the traffic distribution with every other currently active application server process, using a round-robin algorithm.

undefined—The traffic mode is not defined. The first application server process that becomes active defines the traffic mode.


ITP Linksets

The General Information section for ITP linksets contains:

Field
Description

Linkset Type

Type of linkset, which the MWTM determines by examining the links defined in the linkset. Possible linkset types are:

HSL—The links in this linkset use the SS7-over-ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) high-speed protocol.

SCTPIP—The links in this linkset use the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—The links in this linkset use the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Mixed—The links in this linkset are of two or more types. (This configuration is not recommended.)

Virtual—The links in this linkset are virtual links, which connect signaling point instances running on the same node. The MWTM does not poll virtual linksets, nor does it display real-time data or accounting statistics for virtual linksets.

Note Prior to IOS release 12.2(23)SW1, the user manually created virtual linksets on multi-instance nodes. Within and after that release, the system automatically creates virtual linksets.

Other—No links have been defined for this linkset.

Inbound ACL

Inbound IP access control list (ACL) number for the linkset.

If no inbound ACL exists for the linkset, this field displays 0.

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displays N/A.

Outbound ACL

Outbound ACL number for the linkset.

If no outbound ACL exists for the linkset, this field displays 0.

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displays N/A.


Interface Information

The Interface Information section for ITP links and application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Interface Name

(HSL, Serial, and Virtual links only) Name of the interface.

Interface Index

(HSL, Serial, and Virtual links only) Index into the SNMP interface table.

QoS

(SCTP links only) Quality of service (QoS) class of the link.

Configured Local Port

(SCTP links only) Local port for which the link was configured.

Local Port

(SCTP links only) If the link is active, local port that the link is currently using. If the link is not active, 0 appears.

Configured Remote Port

(SCTP links only) Remote port for which the link was configured.

Actual Remote Port

(SCTP links only) If the link is active, remote port that the link is currently using. If the link is not active, 0 appears.

Protocol

Protocol associated with the application server process association. Possible values are:

M3UA—MTP3-User Adaptation.

SUA—SCCP-User Adaptation.


IP Addresses for SNMP

The IP Addresses for SNMP section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

IP addresses associated with this node, including the primary SNMP address and all backup IP addresses, that are intended for SNMP.

Last Regular Poll Time

Date and time of the last full poll of the node.

If the IP address has never been polled, the MWTM displays the description Never Polled.

SNMP Pollable

Whether or not the IP address is used for SNMP polling.


If there are no IP addresses defined for the node that are intended for SNMP, this field displays the description:

There are no other IP addresses defined for this node.

IP Addresses Not for SNMP

The IP Addresses Not for SNMP section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

IP addresses associated with this node that are not intended for SNMP.


If no IP addresses are defined for the node that are not intended for SNMP, this field displays the description:

There are no other IP addresses defined for this node.

Links Information

The Links Information section for ITP linksets contains:

Field
Description

Links

Total number of links in the linkset.

Active Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Active.

Congested Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Congested.


Local IP Address Information

The Local IP Address Information section for ITP application server processes, application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

Local IP address that the object is using, or the primary IP address that is configured for the object, or both.

The primary IP address is the first CS7 local IP address you configure in the node. For example, if you configure these IP addresses in the node:

cs7 local-peer 4180
  local-ip 128.3.0.77
  local-ip 128.3.0.254

then the MWTM uses 128.3.0.77 as the primary IP address. If someone deletes this IP address from the node configuration, or adds a new IP address to the beginning of the list, the MWTM detects the change and automatically updates this field to reflect the new primary IP address.

Interface Name

Name of the interface to which the IP address is assigned. If the object has no interface name, this field is blank.

Status

Current status of the IP address. Possible values are:

Active (green)—The IP address is currently fully functional.

Inactive (red)—The IP address is not currently functional.

Cfg

Indicates whether this local IP address was configured for the object. Possible values are:

Yes—This is the configured local IP address, and the object is currently using it.

(blank)—This is not the configured local IP address.

Actual

Indicates whether this local IP address is currently being used by the object. Possible values are:

Yes—The object is currently using this IP address.

(blank)—The object is not using this IP address.


Naming Information

The Naming Information section applies to these objects:

Nodes

Cards

Interfaces (including RAN backhauls and shorthauls)

ITP Application Servers

ITP Application Server Processes

ITP Application Server Process Associations

ITP Links

ITP Linksets

ITP Signaling Gateway-Mated Pairs

ITP Signaling Points

Nodes

The Naming Information section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

Display Name

Name of the node.

IP Address or DNS Hostname

IP address or DNS name of the node, as the MWTM discovered it. However, if you modified your preferences to identify nodes by their IP addresses, then this is method of node identification in this field. For more information, see Node Name Settings, page 5-5.

Node Type

Type of node. Node types can be specific to ITP, RAN-O, or generic to both.

Note Additional icon types appear in the list for user customization.

ITP specific nodes include:

Cisco2650XM, Cisco2651XM

Cisco2811

Cisco7204VXR, Cisco7206VXR

Cisco7301

Cisco7507, Cisco7507mx, Cisco7507z, Cisco7513, Cisco7513mx, Cisco7513z

Cisco7604, Cisco7606, Cisco7609, Cisco7613

Node Type (continued)

RAN-O specific nodes include:

CiscoMWR-1941-DC

CiscoONS15454

Node B—The radio transmission and reception unit for communication between radio cells

RAN_SVC—RAN Service Module Card in the Cisco ONS 15454

Generic nodes include:

IPDevice—IP device, other than those previously listed. You can assign this icon to an unknown node if you know that it is an IP device.

Unknown—The MWTM is unable to determine the node type.

Chassis Type (ONS only)

Description of the chassis hardware type (for example, ONS 15454 SDH ETSI).

Note This field appears only for the ONS chassis.

Serial Number

Serial number of the node.

CLLI Code (ITP only)

COMMON LANGUAGE Location Identification Code for the node. A CLLI code is a standardized 11-character identifier that uniquely identifies the geographic location of the node. If the node has no CLLI code configured, this field is blank.

SNMP Access (RAN-O only)

Indicates the type of SNMP access:

In-band—Access is through the backhaul interface (cell site).

Out of band—Access is external to the backhaul interface (aggregation site).

Undefined—Access is not defined.

Location (RAN-O only)

The location of the SNMP settings, whether at the cell site (BSC) or the aggregation node site (BTS). 1


Cards

The Naming Information section for ONS cards contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the card.

Card Type1

Type of card. Card types for ONS include:

TCC—Control

E1—Ethernet

STM1—Synchronous Transport Module

DS1—Digital Signal

OC3—Optical

XC—Cross-connect

Card Type (continued)

RAN_SVC—RAN Service

ALM_PWR—Alarm and Power

CRFT_TMG—Craft Terminal

AICI—Alarm Interface Controller

Model Name

Model name of the card (for example, PartNum=800-26651-01).

Slot Number

Slot number of the card in the ONS chassis.

Serial Number

Serial number of the card.

1 See the Cisco ONS 15454 Product Overview for information about ONS cards: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/ong/15400/45431po.htm


Interfaces

The Naming Information section for interfaces (which includes RAN backhaul and shorthaul interfaces) contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the interface.

Node

Name of the node to which the interface belongs.

Physical Address

Physical address of the interface.

Interface Index

Interface index number.

Interface Type

Interface type.

RAN Connection To

RAN connection that is associated with the interface.

Note Not visible for RAN backhauls.

Virtual RAN Backhaul

Whether the RAN backhaul is a virtual backhaul. For more information about virtual RAN backhauls, see Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls.

Note Visible only for RAN backhauls.


ITP Application Servers

The Naming Information section for ITP application servers contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the application server.

Node

Name of the node associated with the application server.

Signaling Point

Name of the signaling point associated with the application server.


ITP Application Server Processes

The Naming Information section for ITP application server processes contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the application server process.

Node

Name of the node associated with the application server process.

Local Port

Local port number that the application server process is currently using.


ITP Application Server Process Associations

The Naming Information section for ITP application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the application server process association.

Node

Name of the node associated with the application server process association.

Signaling Point

Name of the signaling point associated with the application server process association.

Application Server

Name of the application server associated with the application server process association.

Application Server Process

Name of the application server process associated with the application server process association.


ITP Links

The Naming Information section for ITP links contains:

Field
Description

Node

Name of the node associated with the link.

Signaling Point

Name of the signaling point associated with the link.

Linkset

Name of the linkset associated with the link.

SLC

Signaling link code (SLC) ID for the link.

Type

Type of link. Possible link types are:

HSL—The link uses the SS7-over-ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) high-speed protocol.

SCTPIP—The link uses the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—The link uses the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Virtual—The link is a virtual link, which connects signaling point instances running on the same node. The MWTM does not poll virtual links, nor does it display real-time data or accounting statistics for virtual links.


ITP Linksets

The Naming Information section for ITP linksets contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the linkset.

Node

Node associated with the linkset.

Signaling Point

Signaling point associated with the linkset.

Local Point Code

Point code of the primary signaling point for the linkset.

Adj Point Code

Point code of the adjacent signaling point for the linkset.


ITP Signaling Gateway-Mated Pairs

The Naming Information section for ITP signaling gateway-mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Name

Name of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

Node

Name of the node associated with the signaling gateway-mated pair.

Is Passive

Indicates whether the signaling gateway-mated pair can initiate the connection to the mate:

Yes—The signaling gateway-mated pair is passive, and cannot initiate the connection to the mate.

No—The signaling gateway-mated pair is not passive, and can initiate the connection to the mate.


ITP Signaling Points

The Naming Information section for ITP signaling points contains:

Column
Description

Name

Name of the signaling point.

Node

Name of the node associated with the signaling point.

Network Name

Name of the network associated with the signaling point.

Instance Number

Number of the instance associated with the signaling point.


Point Code

The Point Code section for ITP signaling points contains:

Column
Description

Point Code

Primary and secondary point codes of the signaling point.

Variant

SS7 protocol variant. Valid variants are:

ANSI

China

ITU

NTT

TTC

Network Indicator

Determines the type of call. Valid values are:

National—National-bound call. The MWTM routes national calls through the national network.

NationalSpare—National-bound call, used in countries in which more than one carrier can share a point code. In those countries, the Network Indicator differentiates networks.

International—International-bound call. The MWTM forwards international-bound calls to an STP pair that acts as an international gateway.

InternationalSpare—International-bound call, used in countries in which more than one carrier can share a point code. In those countries, the Network Indicator differentiates networks

Network Name

Name of the network associated with the signaling point.


Polling Information

The Polling Information section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

Process Traps

Indicates whether traps are processed. To change this setting, check or uncheck the check box in the Process Traps column of the Nodes table.

Trap Polling

Indicates whether trap polling is enabled or not.

For RAN-O nodes, if you want to:

Enable trap polling, set ipran-mib snmp-access to outOfBand on the node.

Disable trap polling, set ipran-mib snmp-access to inBand on the node.

Note For information about in-band and out-of-band management, see RAN-O Specific FAQs, page C-17.

Report Polling

Indicates whether report polling is enabled or not.

For RAN-O nodes, if you want to:

Enable trap polling, set ipran-mib snmp-access to outOfBand on the node.

Disable trap polling, set ipran-mib snmp-access to inBand on the node.

Note For information about in-band and out-of-band management, see RAN-O Specific FAQs, page C-17.

First Discovered

Date and time that the MWTM first discovered the node.

Last Poll IP Address

Last IP address that was polled for this node.

For a node that is not an ITP or RAN-O node, this field is blank.

Last Full Poll Time

Date and time of the last full poll of the node for node-related MIBs (as opposed to a demand poll for just one associated object's data).

For a node that is not an ITP or RAN-O node, this field is blank.

Last MWTM Poll Response (secs)

Time, in seconds, taken by this node to respond to the last MWTM poll request.

For a node that is not an ITP or RAN-O node, this field is blank.

Avg. MWTM Poll Response (secs)

Average time, in seconds, taken by this node to respond to MWTM poll requests.

For a node that is not an ITP or RAN-O node, this field is blank.


Protection Information

The Protection Information section for ONS nodes and cards contains:

Column
Description

Card Type

The type of card.

This column appears only when you select the ONS node in the navigation tree.

Protected Slot

Slot number of the protected card, which is configured for protection.1

Protecting Slot

Slot number of the card that is protecting one or more cards.

Configured State

The configured state of the selected card: Working or Protecting. The card is working normally or protecting another card.

Current State

The current state of the selected card: Active or Standby.

1 See the Cisco ONS 15454 Product Overview for information about protection schemes for ONS cards: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/ong/15400/45431po.htm


QoS Information

The QoS Information section for ITP signaling points contains:

Column
Description

QoS

Quality of service (QoS) class of the signaling point. Valid QoS classes range from 1 through 7. ALL indicates that the signaling point accepts all QoS classes.

ToS

Type of service (ToS) of the signaling point.

DSCP

IP differentiated-services-code-point (DSCP) of the signaling point.


RAN Information


Note This subsection appears only for configured RAN interfaces (GSM Abis and UMTS Iub interfaces).


The RAN Information section contains:

Field
Description

Protocol

Protocol of the interface (GSM-Abis or UMTS-Iub).

Local IP Address

IP address of the local node.

Local Port

Local port that the interface uses.

Remote IP Address

IP address of the remote (peer) node.

Remote Port

Remote port that the interface uses.


Remote IP Address Information

The Remote IP Address Information section for ITP application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

Remote IP address associated with the object.

Type

Indicates whether this designated primary IP address is for the object (Primary), or is the IP address currently being used by the object (Effective), or both (Primary and Effective).

Usually, the same IP address is Primary and Effective. However, if the primary IP address is down for some reason, the object uses a different IP address and is labeled Effective.

Status

Current status of the IP address. Possible values are:

Active (green)—The IP address is currently fully functional.

Inactive (red)—The IP address is not currently functional.

Cfg

(12.2(4)MB10 and later) Indicates whether this remote IP address was configured for the object. Possible values are:

Yes—This is the configured remote IP address, and the object is currently using it.

(blank)—This is not the configured remote IP address.

N/A—The MWTM cannot determine whether this is the configured remote IP address.

For Cisco IOS software releases prior to 12.2(4)MB10, this field always displays N/A.

Actual

Indicates whether the object is currently using this remote IP address. Possible values are:

Yes—The object is using the IP address.

(blank)—The object is not using the IP address.


Uptime Information

The Uptime Information section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

Uptime

Time the node is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Reboot Reason

Reason for the last reboot of the node.


Status Information

The Status Information section applies to these objects:

Nodes

Interfaces and Cards (includes RAN backhauls and shorthauls)

ITP Application Servers

ITP Application Server Processes

ITP Application Server Process Associations

ITP Links

ITP Linksets

ITP Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

ITP Signaling Points

Nodes

The Status Information section for nodes contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the node is Ignored (that is, whether to include the node when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

MTP3 Offload (ITP only)

Indicates whether MTP3 offload is configured for the node. Possible values are:

Main—The MTP3 management function operates only on the main processor.

Offload—The MTP3 management function operates on the main processor and on other available processors.

N/A—MTP3 offload cannot be determined.

NSO Status (ITP only)

Current NSO status of the node, with a color-coded background. Possible values are:

Local (green)—NSO is configured and the secondary peer is in the appropriate status for failover support.

Local (yellow)—NSO is configured, but the secondary peer is not in the appropriate status for failover support.

None (black)—The node and MIB support NSO, but NSO is not configured on the ITP.

N/A (black)—The node and MIB do not support NSO, or the MWTM cannot determine the NSO status.

Status

Current status of the node. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Discovering (cyan)

Polling (cyan)

Unknown (red)

Unmanaged (gray)

Waiting (gray)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs, page E-7.

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the node last changed.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. If:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


Interfaces and Cards

The Status Information section for interfaces (including RAN backhaul and shorthaul interfaces) and cards contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the interface or card is Ignored (that is, whether the interface or card should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Admin Status

Displays the administrative status of the interface. Status can be:

Unknown (red)—Unknown administrative status.

Up (green)—Administratively up.

Shutdown (blue)—Administratively down.

Testing (blue)—Administrator is testing the interface.

Operational Status

Displays the operational status of the interface. Status can be:

Unknown (red)—Unknown operational status.

Up (green)—Interface is up.

Down (red)—Interface is down.

Testing (blue)—Interface is in test mode.

Dormant (red)—Interface is dormant.

Not Present (red)—An interface component is missing.

Lower Layer Down (red)—An interface is down because of a lower-layer interface.

Connect State
(for GSM Abis)

Displays the connection state of a GSM interface. States can be:

Connected (green)—The node is monitoring local and remote alarm status.

Disconnected (red)—The system ignores the local alarm status. The local transmitter on the shorthaul is disabled. Capability messages are transmitted to the remote describing the provisioning. The system stays disconnected until the remote capabilities are known and the peer state is transitioning to connected.

Send Connect (yellow)—One or more attempts have been made to connect to remote peer.

Receive Connect (yellow)—The local-peer has received a connect request from the remote-peer.

Connect Rejected (yellow)—Connection was rejected.

ACK Connect (yellow)—The initial connect request was sent and acknowledged by remote-peer. The local-peer is now waiting for a connect request from the remote-peer.

Check Connect (yellow)—The local peer has reason to believe its remote peer has failed. Additional tests are being processed to verify peer's state.

Connect State
(for UMTS Iub)

Displays the connection state of a UMTS interface. States can be:

Initialized (yellow)—The connection is starting initialization.

Starting (red)—The shorthaul interface is administratively active, but the backhaul interface is down.

Closed (blue)—The backhaul interface is active, but the shorthaul is administratively closed.

Stopped (red)—Unable to connect to peer in specified time interval. Additional attempts will be tried based on peer request or restart timers.

Closing (blue)—Connection closed by administration request.

Stopping (yellow)—Connection shut down by peer's Term-Request. Will transition to stopped state.

Connect Sent (yellow)—Connection request sent to peer.

ACK Received (yellow)—Connection request sent and acknowledgement is received from peer. Now waiting for peer's connection request.

ACK Sent (yellow)—Connection request received and acknowledgement is sent to peer. Connection request sent and waiting for peer's acknowledgement.

Open (green)—Connection open and available for traffic.

Local Receive Alarm State

Local Transmit Alarm State

Remote Receive Alarm State

Remote Transmit Alarm State

(for UMTS Iub)

Displays alarm states for UMTS Iub interface. States can be:

Remote Alarm (blue)—Indicates a problem at the remote end. The remote interface in the E1/T1 data stream generates and sends the alarm, and no other action is required.

No Alarm (green)—No alarm is present.

Local Alarm (red)—Indicates local interface problem. The interface has not received synchronization from the GSM node. The node stops transmitting backhaul samples.

Received Alarm (yellow)—Indicates receive problem in the local node. The remote node stops transmitting backhaul data and indicates a blue alarm.

Alarm State Unavailable (red)—Indicates the alarm state is not available. This state only applies to the remote and occurs when the peer connection is inactive.

Local State

Remote State

(for GSM Abis)

Displays alarm states for GSM Abis interface. States can be:

Remote Alarm (blue)—Indicates a problem at the remote end. The remote interface in the E1/T1 data stream is generates and sends the alarm, and no other action is required.

No Alarm (green)—No alarm is present.

Local Alarm (red)—Indicates local interface problem. The interface has not received synchronization from the GSM node. The node stops transmitting backhaul samples.

Received Alarm (yellow)—Indicates receive problem in the local node. The remote node stops transmitting backhaul data and indicates a blue alarm.

Alarm State Unavailable (red)—Indicates the alarm state is not available. This state only applies to the remote and occurs when the peer connection is inactive.

Redundancy State

Displays information about the GSM Abis or UMTS Iub interface redundancy state. States can be:

Active (green)—Active owner of interface.

Standby (green)—Active owner of interface.

Status

Current status of the interface or card. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Discovering (cyan)

Down (red)

Polling (cyan)

Unknown (red)

Unmanaged (gray)

Waiting (gray)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs, page E-7.

Last Status Change

Date and time of last change to status.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the interface or card.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. If:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Application Servers

The Status Information section for ITP application servers contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the application server is Ignored (that is, whether the application server should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Mate Status

Current status of the application server on the signaling gateway mate. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Down (red)

Inactive (red)

Pending (red)

Shutdown (blue)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Application Servers, page E-3.

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the application server last changed.

Status

Current status of the application server. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Down (red)

Inactive (red)

Pending (red)

Shutdown (blue)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Application Servers, page E-3.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file.To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Application Server Processes

The Status Information section for ITP application server processes contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the application server process is Ignored (that is, whether to include the application server process when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the application server process last changed.

Status

Current status of the application server process. Possible values are:

Unknown (red)

Unmanaged (gray)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Application Server Processes, page E-3.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Application Server Process Associations

The Status Information section for ITP application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the application server process association is Ignored (that is, whether the application server process association should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Congestion Level

Indicates the level of congestion on the application server process association. An application server process association is congested if it has too many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure of an element in your network.

Possible values for the Congestion Level field are None, indicating no congestion, and 1 to 7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very heavy (7).

Instance Status

Current status of the protocol associated with the application server process, with a color-coded background. Possible values are:

Active (green)—The protocol is available.

Shutdown (blue)—An administrator has forced the protocol to an unavailable state.

Unknown (red)—The MWTM cannot determine the current status of the protocol.

Status

Current status of the application server process association. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Blocked (red)

Down (red)

Inactive (red)

Pending (red)

Shutdown (blue)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Application Server Process Associations, page E-3.

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the application server process association last changed.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are located in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Links

The Status Information section for ITP links contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the link is Ignored (that is, whether the link should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the link last changed.

Status

Current status of the link. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Blocked (red)

Failed (red)

InhibitLoc (blue)

InhibitRem (blue)

Shutdown (blue)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Links, page E-5.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the link.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.

Congestion Level

Indicates the level of congestion on the link. A link is congested if it has too many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure of an element in your network.

Possible values for the Congestion Level field are None, indicating no congestion, and 1 to 7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very heavy (7).

Receive Utilization

Indicates whether, on average, the link is under its configured receive utilization threshold (UnderThreshold) or over the threshold (OverThreshold).

Send Utilization

Indicates whether, on average, the link is under its configured send utilization threshold (UnderThreshold) or over the threshold (OverThreshold).


ITP Linksets

The Status Information section for ITP linksets contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the linkset is ignored (that is, whether the linkset should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the linkset last changed.

Status

Current status of the linkset. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Shutdown (blue)

Unavailable (red)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Linksets, page E-6.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons appear(s) in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

The Status Information section for ITP signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the signaling gateway-mated pair is Ignored (that is, whether the signaling gateway-mated pair should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Congestion Level

Indicates the level of congestion on the signaling gateway-mated pair. A signaling gateway-mated pair is congested if it has too many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure of an element in your network.

Possible values for the Congestion Level field are None, indicating no congestion, and 1 to 7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very heavy (7).

Instance Status

Current status of the protocol associated with the signaling gateway-mated pair, with a color-coded background. Possible values are:

Active (green)—The protocol is available.

Shutdown (blue)—An administrator has forced the protocol to an unavailable state.

Unknown (red)—The MWTM cannot determine the current status of the protocol.

Status

Current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Blocked (red)

Down (red)

Inactive (red)

Pending (red)

Shutdown (blue)

Unknown (red)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Application Server Process Associations, page E-3.

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the signaling gateway-mated pair last changed.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway-mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


ITP Signaling Points

The Status Information section for ITP signaling points contains:

Column
Description

Is Ignored

Indicates whether the signaling point is Ignored (that is, whether the signaling point should be included when aggregating and displaying MWTM status information).

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the signaling point last changed.

Status

Current status of the signaling point. Possible values are:

Active (green)

Unknown (red)

Unmanaged (gray)

Warning (yellow)

For detailed definitions of each status, see Status Definitions for Signaling Points, page E-7.

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling point.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file. To:

You installed the MWTM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is in the /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

You installed the MWTM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full text in a tooltip.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude appears.

Status Reason

(continued)

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter the mwtm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a discovery of the network. If the status reason remains Unsupported Configuration, enter the mwtm clean command to restore the MWTM server to a state that would exist after a new installation of the MWTM, excluding the log files, which the MWTM retains. To also remove the log files, enter the mwtm cleanall command. For more information on the use of these commands, see the Command Reference, page B-1.


Threshold Information (RAN-O Only)

The Threshold Information section for RAN-O nodes contains:

Field
Description

Acceptable

The percentage threshold setting below which the backhaul utilization is considered acceptable. The default Acceptable threshold is 60 percent.1

Warning

The percentage threshold setting beyond which the backhaul utilization issues a warning. Subsequent warnings are issued only if the utilization falls below the Acceptable threshold. The default Warning threshold is 70 percent.1

Overloaded

The percentage threshold setting beyond which the backhaul utilization is considered overloaded. Subsequent overload messages are issued only if the utilization falls below the Acceptable threshold. The default Overloaded threshold is 80 percent.1

1 To change the default setting, see Editing Properties for a RAN-O Backhaul, page 6-33.


Viewing Troubleshooting


Note If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.


You can run commands and view output in the Troubleshooting section available from the MWTM client or MWTM Web interface.

To view the Troubleshooting section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an object, then click on the Troubleshooting tab in the right pane.


Note To see which object types pertain to this tab, see Appendix A, "Object Map Reference."


Example:

To display the Troubleshooting section for a node, within a view, select a node in the navigation tree, then click on the Troubleshooting tab in the right pane.

Figure 8-3 Troubleshooting Tab


Tip To save the output of all executed commands to a log file, see mwtm tshootlog, page B-66.


Before you can run commands and view output, you must properly configure credentials. You can configure credentials by using the CLI command (see mwtm addcreds, page B-6) or through the MWTM client (see Configuring Login Credentials, page 3-19). If credentials are not configured, the output pane displays this message:

No credentials are available for this node

The Troubleshooting section displays these menus and toolbar buttons for the selected object:

Menu or Toolbar Button
Description

Category

A grouping of related commands. The MWTM provides default categories that you cannot modify. Additional categories are user-defined. You can execute all commands in a category at once by using the Execute Category button.

Note To define additional categories and create new commands within categories, see Creating New Troubleshooting Categories and Commands, page 3-22

Command

List of commands or tasks associated with the selected category. The MWTM provides commands for default categories that you cannot modify. You can execute a selected command by using the Execute Command button.

 Execute Command

Executes the selected command only.

Note If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, the scroll bar may change position.

 Execute Category

Executes all commands in the selected category.

Note If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, the scroll bar may change position.

 Cancel Execution

Stops any execution process.

 Save Output

Saves output on screen to a file.

 Copy Output

Copies output on screen to the clipboard.

 Print Output

Prints output on screen.

 Clear Output

Clears all output from the screen.

Output Pane

Pane where command output appears.


Related Topics

Configuring Login Credentials, page 3-19

Troubleshooting IOS Commands on the Web, page D-4

mwtm addcreds, page B-6

mwtm tshootlog, page B-66

Viewing Recent Events

The Recent Events table displays information about all recent events associated with the selected object. You use the Recent Events table to perform event-related tasks, such as setting filters and acknowledging events.

To view the Recent Events section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an object, then click on the Recent Events tab in the content area.

Example:

To display the Recent Events section for a node, within a view, select a node in the navigation tree, then click on the Recent Events tab in the content area.

Figure 8-4 Recent Events Table for a Node

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the table except Internal ID, Note, Message Name, Ack By, Ack Time, Node, SP, Linkset, Link, SGMP, ASP, AS, ASPA, and Interface.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Node Details: Recent Events table contains:

Toolbar Button or Column
Description

Set Filter

Opens the Event Filter dialog box.

Apply Filter

or

Remove Filter

Applies and removes the event filter specified in the Event Filter dialog box. If:

You apply the filter, the MWTM displays only those events that pass the filter.

You remove the filter, the MWTM displays all events.

You apply a filter in an object's Recent Events table in the MWTM main window, the MWTM applies the filter to all Recent Events tables in the MWTM main window for all other network objects. The MWTM does not apply the filter in Recent Events tables in Show In New window windows or Real-Time Data and Charts windows.

Pause

or

Resume

Pauses or resumes the table.

When you pause the table, the MWTM does not display new events in the table (unless you apply an event filter or edit your event preferences). When you resume the table, the MWTM adds to the display all new events since you paused the table.

If the MWTM deletes events while the table is paused, the MWTM does not remove them from the table. Instead, they are dimmed, and you cannot acknowledge or edit them. The MWTM removes deleted events from the table when you resume the table.

Acknowledge

Makes the selected event or events acknowledged.

Unacknowledge

Makes the selected event or events unacknowledged.

Event Properties

Opens the Event Properties window.

Edit Notes

Opens the Edit Event dialog box.

Time Difference

Displays the difference in days, minutes, hours, and seconds between two events.

Find

Finds specific text in the event table.

Create Sound Filter

Opens the Event Sound Filters dialog box and the Event Sound Filters List dialog box, with fields populated based on the selected event.

Adjust Row Height

Adjusts the table row height and wraps the message text. Click:

Once to double the row height and wrap the message text.

Again to triple the row height and wrap the message text.

Again for single row height and no message text wrapping. This is the default setting.

The MWTM automatically saves this setting with your preferences.

Help for Event

Displays context-sensitive help for the selected event in a separate web browser.

Internal ID

Internal ID of the event. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object, assigned by the MWTM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the TAC is debugging problems.

Ack

Indicates whether the event is acknowledged. To:

Acknowledge an unacknowledged event, click the Acknowledge toolbar button.

Make a previously acknowledged event unacknowledged, use the Unacknowledge toolbar button.

Category

Type of the event. Default values are:

Create—Creation of a seed file.

Delete—Deletion of an object or file.

Discover—Discovery beginning.

Edit—Edit an object.

Ignore—A user has ignored a link or linkset.

Login—A user has logged in to the MWTM.

LoginDisable—The MWTM has disabled a user's User-Based Access authentication as a result of too many failed attempts to log in.

LoginFail—An attempt by a user to log in to the MWTM has failed.

Logout—A user has logged out of the MWTM.

OverWrite—An existing file, such as a seed file or route file, is overwritten.

Poll—Such as an SNMP poll.

Purge—A user has requested Discovery with Delete Existing Data selected, and the MWTM has deleted the existing MWTM database.

Status—Status change message generated.

Trap—SNMP trap message generated.

You can customize this field. See Changing Event Categories, page 9-33 for more information.

Severity

Severity of the event.

Default values for nodes and interfaces are:

Critical—The default color is red.

Indeterminate—The default color is aqua.

Informational—The default color is white.

Major—The default color is orange.

Minor—The default color is yellow.

Normal—The default color is green.

Warning—The default color is blue.

Default values for all other ITP objects are:

Admin—The default color is cyan.

Error—The default color is coral.

None—The default color is white.

Normal—The default color is light green.

Warning—The default color is yellow.

You can customize this field. See Changing Event Severities and Colors, page 9-35 for more information.

Original Severity

Severity of the event and when the event occurred.

Count

Number of occurrences.

Note

Indicates whether the event has an associated note.

Time

Date and time the event was logged.

Change Time

Date and time the event was last modified.

Change By

User that changed this event.

Message Name

User-specified message name for the event, used by the MWTM for trap forwarding. The default message name is MWTM.

For more information about user-specified message names and trap forwarding, see Forwarding Events as Traps to Other Hosts, page 9-40.

Ack By

If:

You have not implemented MWTM User-Based Access, name of the node that last acknowledged the event.

You have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, name of the user who last acknowledged the event.

No one has acknowledged the event, this field is blank.

Ack Time

Date and time the event was last acknowledged or unacknowledged.

Node

Name of the node associated with the event. If the event has no associated node, None appears.

Card

Name of the card associated with the event. If the event has no associated card, None appears.

SP (ITP only)

Name of the signaling point associated with the event. If the event has no associated signaling point, None appears.

Linkset (ITP only)

Name of the linkset associated with the event. If the event has no associated linkset, None appears.

Link (ITP only)

Name of the link associated with the event. If the event has no associated link, None appears.

SGMP (ITP only)

Name of the signaling gateway-mated pair associated with the event. If the event has no associated signaling gateway-mated pair, None appears.

ASP (ITP only)

Name of the application server process associated with the event. If the event has no application server process, None appears.

AS (ITP only)

Name of the application server associated with the event. If the event has no associated application server, None appears.

ASPA (ITP only)

Name of the application server process association associated with the event. If the event has no associated application server process association, None appears.

Interface

Name of the interface associated with the event. If the event has no associated interface, None appears.

Message

Text of the message.

You can customize this field. See Changing the Way the MWTM Processes Events, page 9-27 for more information.


Using ITP Provisioning

Using MWTM provisioning through the MWTM Web interface, you can:

Add, delete or modify ITP:

Linksets

Links, including SCTP, MTP2, HSMTP2 and HSL links

Application servers, including m3ua and sua types

Application server processes, including m3ua and sua types

Local peer objects

m3ua objects

sua objects

Channelized serial interfaces (under T1 / E1 controllers)

Modify ITP:

Physical serial interfaces

Physical T1 / E1 controllers

Physical ATM interfaces

Physical Ethernet, FastEthernet, or GigabitEthernet interfaces


Note If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Operator (level 3) and higher.


This section contains:

Prerequisites for Using ITP Provisioning

Using the Provisioning Wizard

Prerequisites for Using ITP Provisioning

Before you can provision an ITP object, you must set up:

On the ITP:

Basic IP connectivity

SNMP community strings

Credentials

Telnet or SSH access allowed

Basic signaling points configured

MWTM must be able to successfully:

Discover the ITP

Retrieve running configuration from the ITP

Setting Up the MWTM to Retrieve Running Configuration from the ITP

Before you can use the MWTM to provision ITP nodes, you must set up the MWTM to retrieve the running configuration from the ITP.

The MWTM inventory has two types of attributes:

Monitor attributes—Attributes obtained from SNMP polling and/or status monitoring

Configuration attributes—Attributes obtained from IOS running configuration.

Setting up the MWTM to retrieve running configuration is a two-step process. You must:

1. Supply credentials for the target node(s). For details, see Configuring Login Credentials, page 3-19.

2. Ensure that the MWTM is getting the IOS running configuration successfully from the ITP. There are two approaches you can use:

Automatic configuration synchronization—This is the default option. You can verify that the option in the System.properties file—look for the AUTO_SYNC_CONFIG field, which should be set to true. If you enable this option, the MWTM automatically retrieves the running configuration from the ITP after the MWTM processes a provisioning operation (from the GUI or NBAPI). During every status poll, the MWTM checks whether the running configuration has changed on the ITP. If the configuration has changed, the MWTM retrieves it.

Manual configuration synchronization—In certain situations, you may choose to turn off automatic configuration synchronization and manage configuration synchronization manually. You can request manual configuration synchronization using the NBAPI or the CLI. For details, see the OSS Integration Guide for the Cisco Mobile Wireless Transport Manager 6.0.

Using the Provisioning Wizard


Note At varying stages within the wizard, you can click Next to continue, Previous to go back, Cancel to exit the wizard without saving changes, Refresh to reload the current window, or Submit to complete the provisioning.


To start provisioning by using the MWTM provisioning wizard:


Step 1 Open the MWTM web interface (for details, see Accessing the MWTM Web Interface, page 11-1).

Step 2 Within a view in the navigation tree, select a relevant ITP object, then click on the Provision tab in the right pane.

Figure 8-5 Provision Tab

Step 3 Select a Provision Choice and click Submit. The MWTM provisioning wizard appears.

There are three possible wizard stages: Basic, Features, and Summary.


Note If you do not initiate activity on an active wizard screen, your session will time out after 60 seconds, and the MWTM returns to the Provision Choices window.


Step 4 Enter the relevant information at the Basic stage and click Next to continue.

Step 5 (Optional) Make your selections at the Features stage. Notice that as you enable features, they appear within the Wizard Steps pane under Features. Click Next to continue.

Step 6 (Optional) If you have added features, you can choose to configure aspects of each feature. Click Next to continue, or click the wizard stage in the left pane to jump between stages.

Step 7 The Summary stage appears, showing which IOS commands the MWTM will send to the ITP. You can optionally check the box Write to IOS startup-config, which saves your configuration changes permanently to the startup configuration on the ITP. This process can take time.

Step 8 Click Submit to send the provisioning to the ITP.


The provisioning wizard provides colored status balls within the Wizard Steps pane, which indicate:

White—The stage you are in currently

Red—A problem in the stage

Yellow—Stage is not yet configured

Green—Stage is configured successfully

Viewing Data for Nodes

Viewing the Syslog

Viewing CPU Utilization

Viewing Trap Settings

Viewing ITP MTP3 Errors

Viewing ITP MSU Rates

Viewing ITP Non-Stop Operation

Editing SNMP IP Addresses for a Node

Polling a Node

Allowing and Disallowing Trap Processing for a Node


Note To view node software versions, see Displaying Software Versions, page 11-28.


Viewing the Syslog

The Syslog section displays all messages in the system log for the selected node.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the Syslog section, within a view in the navigation tree, select a node, then click on the Syslog tab in the content area.

Figure 8-6 Syslog Tab

The Syslog section displays these columns for the selected node:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Timestamp

Date and time of the syslog message from the node.

Severity

Severity of the syslog message. Possible values are:

Alert—Conditions that require immediate action.

Critical—Critical conditions.

Debug—Debug conditions, log FTP commands, and WWW URLs.

Emergency—System unusable conditions.

Error—Error conditions.

Info—Information conditions.

Notice—Normal but significant conditions.

Warning—Warning conditions.

Facility

Name of the facility that generated the syslog message, such as SYS, SNMP, CS7MTP3, or CS7PING.

Name

Short text identifier for the message type. A facility name in conjunction with a message name uniquely identifies a syslog message type.

Message

Text of the syslog message.


Viewing CPU Utilization

The CPU Utilization section displays a summary of CPU utilization for all CPUs on a node, and CPU utilization per process for each CPU.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the CPU Utilization section, within a view in the navigation tree, select a node, then click on the CPU Utilization tab in the content area.

Figure 8-7 CPU Utilization Tab

The CPU Utilization section contains:

Summary Table

Slot/CPU Tables


Note The CPU Utilization pane is not available if the node is in Discovery, Polling, Unknown, or Unmanaged status.


Summary Table

The Summary table displays an overview of all slots and CPUs within the selected node.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Summary table except Slot.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Summary table contains:

Field or Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Slot

Slot number on node.

CPU

Slot number (if known) and CPU number.

CPU Description

Type of CPU.

5 Sec %

Average CPU utilization over a five second interval.

1 Min %

Average CPU utilization over a one minute interval.

5 Min %

Average CPU utilization over a five minute interval.


Slot/CPU Tables

The Slot/CPU tables display details for the named slot and CPU (specified in the tab) within the selected node. If only a single CPU exists, one CPU number appears instead of the slot and CPU.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

Each Slot/CPU table contains:

Field or Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

PID

Process identifier.

Name

Name of the process.

Time

Total time since the process was created.

Total

CPU time the process has used.

Times

Number of times the process was invoked.

Average

Average CPU time for each process invocation.

5 Sec %

Average CPU utilization percentage for the node over the last 5 seconds.

1 Min %

Average CPU utilization percentage for the node over the last minute.

5 Min %

Average CPU utilization percentage for the node over the last 5 minutes.

Priority

Process queue priority. Possible values are:

Low

Normal

High

Critical


Viewing Trap Settings

The Trap Settings section displays all trap settings for the selected node, as well as all hosts and port numbers to which the node sends traps.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level 5 (System Administrator).


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the Trap Settings section, within a view in the navigation tree, select a node, then click on the Trap Settings tab in the content area.

Figure 8-8 Trap Settings Tab

The Trap Settings section displays these columns for the selected node:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Release 2 Trap Settings (ITP only)

Indicates whether these ITP release 12.2(4)MB4 trap settings are enabled:

SCTP Remote Address Change

Linkset State Change

Link State Change

Link Congestion State Change

Link Receive Utilization Change

Link Send Utilization Change

Route State Change

GTT MAP State Change

Release 3 Trap Settings (ITP only)

Indicates whether these ITP release 12.2(4)MB5 through 12.2(4)MB9a trap settings are enabled:

ASP State Change

AS State Change

SGMP State Change

This column might not be visible if the ITP does not support ITP release 12.2(4)MB5 through 12.2(4)MB9a traps.

Release 4 Trap Settings (ITP only)

Indicates whether these ITP release 12.2(4)MB10 through 12.2(20)SW trap settings are enabled:

Linkset State Change

Link State Change

Link Congestion State Change

Link Receive Utilization Change

Link Send Utilization Change

Route Destination State Change

Route Mgmt. State Change

Route Table Load

GTT MAP State Change

GTT Table Load

ASP Congestion Change

SNMP Congestion Change

This column might not be visible if the ITP does not support ITP release 12.2(4)MB10 through 12.2(20)SW traps.

Release 6 Trap Settings (ITP only)

Indicates whether the following ITP release 12.2(25)SW3 trap setting is enabled:

MLR Load Table

This column might not be visible if the ITP does not support ITP release 12.2(25)SW3 traps.

RAN Trap Settings (RAN-O only)

Trap settings for the node. These settings include:

GSM State Change

UMTS State Change

Local IP Address

IP address of a local host to which the node sends traps.

Port

Port to which the node sends traps.

Trap Version

Trap version sent to this IP address and port.

Community String

SNMP community name used by the node for read access to the information maintained by the SNMP agent on the node.


Viewing ITP MTP3 Errors

The ITP MTP3 Errors table displays all MTP3 error information for the selected ITP node.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level System Administrator (level 5).


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the MTP3 Errors section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP node, then click on the MTP3 Errors tab in the content area.

Figure 8-9 MTP3 Errors Tab

The MTP3 Errors section displays these columns for the selected node:

Column
Description

Reset Counters

Opens the MWTM Reset Counters dialog box, which you use to change MWTM poller and counter settings. For more information, see Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

Since Reboot—Counters display values aggregated since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Since Last Poll—Counters display values aggregated since the last poll.

Since User Reset—Counters display values aggregated since the last time they were reset by the user.

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Count

Number of times the indicated MTP3 error type was detected.

Error Description

Description of the MTP3 error type.


Viewing ITP MSU Rates

The ITP MSU Rates table displays all MSU rate information in charts for the selected ITP node.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the MSU Rates section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP node, then click on the MSU Rates tab in the content area.

Figure 8-10 MSU Rates Tab

The MSU Rates tab contains a Summary sub-tab, showing totals for all MSU rates. Each additional sub-tab shows MSU rates for a specific CPU (for example, 0/0 shows CPU 0 located in slot 0). The status ball on the sub-tab indicates the current threshold level of the CPU.

GUI Elements
Description

Change Poller

Button that opens the Poller Settings dialog box. See Change Poller.

Poll Interval

Label that shows the current poll interval in seconds.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

MSUs / sec

Y-axis label that displays traffic rate in MSUs per second.

Time

X-axis label that displays a real-time scale.

Legend

Identifies the data series currently showing in the chart.

No Data—Data is not available. A vertical bar appears in the chart.

CPU Threshold Crossed—One or more CPUs have crossed a processing threshold.


Right-click Menu

A right-click context menu provides options to modify how the chart appears:

Menu options
Description

Hide > field

Hides the currently shown data series.

Show > field

Shows the currently shown data series.

Reset Zoom

If you have zoomed into a specific area of the chart, resets the zoom.

Note To zoom into a specific area of the chart, use the left mouse button to drag a box around the area.

Grid On

Displays a grid on the chart.

Grid Off

Removes the grid from the chart.

Shapes On

Displays individual data points as shapes on the MSU rate lines and the chart legend.

Shapes Off

Removes shapes from the MSU rate lines and the chart legend.


Viewing ITP Non-Stop Operation

Non-Stop Operation (NSO) is an implementation of redundant data elements and software functionality that enables networks to approach 99.999% availability. The ITP Non-Stop Operation table displays detailed information about all NSO settings associated with the selected node.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


To view the Non-Stop Operation section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP node, then click on the Non-Stop Operation tab in the content area. This tab appears only for Cisco 7500 and Cisco 7600 nodes.

Figure 8-11 Non-Stop Operation Tab

The Non-Stop Operation table displays these columns for the selected node:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Configuration: Split Mode

Indicates whether redundant units can communicate synchronization messages with each other:

Enabled—Communication is not permitted. The active unit does not communicate with the standby unit, and the standby unit progression does not occur. This mode can be useful during maintenance.

Disabled—Communication is permitted. The active unit communicates with the standby unit, and the standby unit is reset to recover.

Configuration: Keepalive Threshold

On platforms that support keepalives, this field indicates the number of lost keepalives allowed before a failure occurs. If a failure occurs, a Switch of Activity (SWACT) notification switches the active unit to standby status, and vice versa.

On platforms that do not support keepalives, this field has no meaning.

Configuration: Keepalive Threshold Min

Minimum acceptable value for the Keepalive Threshold.

Configuration: Keepalive Threshold Max

Maximum acceptable value for the Keepalive Threshold.

Configuration: Keepalive Timer (msecs)

On platforms that support keepalives, this timer guards against lost keepalives. If the RF subsystem does not receive a keepalive before this timer expires, a SWACT notification switches the active unit to standby status, and vice versa.

On platforms that do not support keepalives, this field has no meaning.

Configuration: Keepalive Time Min (msecs)

Minimum acceptable value for the Keepalive Timer.

Configuration: Keepalive Time Max (msecs)

Maximum acceptable value for the Keepalive Timer.

Configuration: Notification Timer (msecs)

RF notification timer. As the standby unit progresses to the Hot Standby state, the active unit sends asynchronous messages to the standby unit, which then sends an acknowledgment back to the active unit. If the active unit:

Receives the acknowledgement before this timer expires, the standby unit progresses normally.

Does not receive a acknowledgement before this timer expires, a SWACT notification switches the active unit to standby status, and vice versa.

Configuration: Notification Timer Min (msecs)

Minimum acceptable value for the Notification Timer.

Configuration: Notification Timer Max (msecs)

Maximum acceptable value for the Notification Timer.

Configuration: RF Notification

Indicates whether RF system notification is enabled or disabled.

Configuration: Maintenance Mode

Indicates whether the redundant system is in maintenance mode:

Enabled—The redundant system is in maintenance mode. The active unit does not communicate with the standby unit, and the standby unit progression does not occur.

Disabled—The redundant system is in normal operation mode, not maintenance mode. The active unit communicates with the standby unit, and the standby unit is reset to recover.

Configuration: Redundancy Mode

Redundancy mode configured on this system. Possible values are:

Cold Standby Redundant—This system is configured for redundancy, but the redundant peer unit is not fully initialized and cannot retain established calls.

Dynamic Load Share NonRedundant—This system is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load (that is, it is based on the number of calls, or some other factor).

Static Load Share Redundant—This system is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load.

NonRedundant—This system is not configured for redundancy, and it is not load-sharing.

Static Load Share NonRedundant—This system is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Static Load Share Redundant—This system is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Warm Standby Redundant—This system is configured for redundancy, and the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, but it cannot retain established calls.

Hot Standby Redundant—This system is configured for redundancy, the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, and it can instantaneously retain established calls.

Configuration: Redundancy Mode Descr

Additional clarification or description of the Redundancy Mode.

Configuration: Oper Redundancy Mode

Operational redundancy mode of this unit. Possible values are:

Cold Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, but the redundant peer unit is not fully initialized and cannot retain established calls.

Dynamic Load Share NonRedundant—This unit is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load (that is, it is based on the number of calls, or some other factor).

Configuration: Oper Redundancy Mode

(continued)

Static Load Share Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load.

NonRedundant—This unit is not configured for redundancy, and it is not load-sharing.

Static Load Share NonRedundant—This unit is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Static Load Share Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Warm Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, but it cannot retain established calls.

Hot Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, and it can instantaneously retain established calls.

History: Cold Starts

Number of system cold starts, including automatic and manual SWACTs, since the last system initialization.

History: Available Standby Time

Cumulative time that a standby redundant unit is available since the last system initialization.

Current Status: Unit ID

Unique identifier for this redundant unit.

Current Status: Unit State

Current RF status for this unit. Possible values are:

Active—Active and is processing calls.

Active Drain—Performing client cleanup.

Active Extra Load—Active and is processing calls for all feature boards in the system.

Active Fast—Performing call maintenance during a SWACT notification.

Active Handback—Active, is processing calls, and is handing off some resources to the other RF unit.

Active Preconfiguration—Active but has not yet read its configuration.

Active Postconfiguration—Active and is processing its configuration.

Current Status: Unit State

(continued)

Disabled—RF is not currently operating on this unit.

Hot Standby—Ready to become the active unit.

Initialization—Establishing necessary system services.

Negotiation—Discovering and negotiating with its peer unit.

Cold Standby—Running the client RF notification.

Cold Standby Bulk—Synchronizing its client data with the peer (active) unit.

Cold Standby Configuring—Synchronizing its configuration with the peer (active) unit.

Cold Standby File System—Synchronizing its file system with the "V unit".

Unknown—The current RF state of this unit is not known.

Current Status: Peer Unit ID

Unique identifier for the peer redundant unit.

Current Status: Peer Unit State

Current RF status for this unit's peer unit. Possible values are:

Active—Active and is processing calls.

Active Drain—Performing client cleanup.

Active Extra Load—Active and is processing calls for all feature boards in the system.

Active Fast—Performing call maintenance during a SWACT notification.

Active Handback—Active, is processing calls, and is handing off some resources to the other RF unit.

Active Preconfiguration—Active but has not yet read its configuration.

Active Postconfiguration—Active and is processing its configuration.

Disabled—RF is not currently operating on the peer unit.

Hot Standby—Ready to become the active unit.

Initialization—Establishing necessary system services.

Negotiation—Discovering and negotiating with this unit.

Cold Standby—Running the client RF notification.

Cold Standby Bulk—Synchronizing its client data with this (active) unit.

Cold Standby Configuring—Synchronizing its configuration with this (active) unit.

Cold Standby File System—Synchronizing its file system with this (active) unit.

Unknown—The current RF state of the peer unit is not known.

Current Status: Primary Mode

Indicates whether this unit is the primary or secondary.

The primary unit has a higher priority than the secondary unit. In a race situation (for example, during initialization), or in any situation in which the units cannot successfully negotiate activity between themselves, the primary unit becomes the active unit and the secondary unit becomes the standby unit. Only one redundant unit can be the primary unit at any given time.

Current Status: Duplex Mode

Indicates whether the peer unit is detected:

Duplex—Detected.

Simplex—Not detected.

Current Status: Manual Switch Inhibit

Indicates whether a manual Switch of Activity (SWACT) is allowed:

Enabled—Not allowed.

Disabled—Allowed.

Current Status: Last Switchover Reason

Reason for the last Switch of Activity (SWACT). Possible values are:

Active Unit Failed—A failure of the active unit triggered an automatic SWACT.

Active Unit Removed—The removal of the active unit triggered an automatic SWACT.

None—No SWACT has occurred.

Unknown—The reason for the last SWACT is not known.

Unsupported—The reason code for the last SWACT is not supported.

User Forced—A user forced a manual SWACT, ignoring preconditions, warnings, and safety checks.

User Initiated—A user initiated a safe, manual SWACT.

Current Status: Total System Up Time

Date and time when this node was up.

Current Status: Last Failover Time

Date and time when the primary redundant unit became the active unit. If no failover has occurred, this field displays No Failover Has Occurred.

Current Status: Standby Available At Time

Date and time when the peer redundant unit entered the Hot Standby state. If a failover occurs, this fields displays System Initialization for a brief period until the system is back up.

Redundancy Mode Capability: Capability Mode and Description

List of redundancy modes that the unit can support. Possible values are:

Cold Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, but the redundant peer unit is not fully initialized and cannot retain established calls.

Dynamic Load Share NonRedundant—This unit is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load (that is, it is based on the number of calls, or some other factor).

Static Load Share Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is based on the operational load.

NonRedundant—Redundancy is not configured on this unit, and it is not load-sharing.

Static Load Share NonRedundant—This unit is not configured for redundancy, but it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Static Load Share Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and it is load-sharing. The load-sharing is not based on the operational load.

Warm Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, and the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, but it cannot retain established calls.

Hot Standby Redundant—This unit is configured for redundancy, the redundant peer unit can immediately handle new calls, and it can instantaneously retain established calls.

The Description column contains additional clarification or description of the Capability Mode.

Switchover History: Index

Number identifying the entry in the Switchover History table.

Switchover History: Prev. ID

Unit ID of the active unit that failed or was removed.

Switchover History: Curr. ID

Unit ID of the standby unit that became the new active unit.

Switchover History: Reason

Reason for the SWACT. Possible values are:

Active Unit Failed—A failure of the active unit triggered an automatic SWACT.

Active Unit Removed—The removal of the active unit triggered an automatic SWACT.

None—No SWACT has occurred.

Switchover History: Reason

(continued)

Unknown—The reason for the last SWACT is not known.

Unsupported—The reason code for the last SWACT is not supported.

User Forced—A user forced a manual SWACT, ignoring preconditions, warnings, and safety checks.

User Initiated—A user initiated a safe, manual SWACT.

Switchover History: Time

Date and time that the SWACT occurred.


 

Editing SNMP IP Addresses for a Node

You use the MWTM to determine which IP addresses to use for SNMP polling.

To edit a node's SNMP IP addresses, right-click a node in a window, choose Edit > SNMP IP Addresses in the right-click menu. The MWTM displays the Edit SNMP IP Addresses dialog box.

Figure 8-12 Edit SNMP IP Addresses Dialog

The Edit SNMP IP Addresses dialog box contains:

Field or Button
Description

Available IP Addresses

List of all IP addresses associated with this node that users could not or do not want the MWTM to use for SNMP polling. The MWTM does not send SNMP queries to IP addresses in this list.

This option appears only for ITP or RAN-O nodes.

IP Addresses for SNMP

List of all IP addresses associated with this node that the MWTM can use for SNMP polling:

By default, the MWTM places all discovered IP addresses in this list, in the order in which they are discovered. The MWTM uses the IP address at the top of the list as the primary SNMP address for the node.

During SNMP polling of the node (status polling and demand polling), the MWTM first tries the primary SNMP address. If the primary is unavailable, the MWTM tries the other IP addresses, one-by-one, in descending order.

To assign a new primary SNMP address, or to change the order of the secondary IP addresses, click the Raise Priority and Lower Priority buttons to move the IP addresses up and down in the list.

You can also select IP addresses that you do not want the MWTM to use for SNMP polling. This feature is useful, for example, to separate management traffic from SMS traffic. To remove an IP address from the list, click Remove. The MWTM removes the IP address from the IP Addresses for SNMP list, places it in the Available IP Addresses list, and no longer uses it for SNMP polling.

To enable an IP address for SNMP polling again, select the address in the Available IP Addresses list and click Add. The IP address moves back into the IP Addresses for SNMP list and is again available for SNMP polling.

If you remove all IP addresses from the IP Addresses for SNMP list, you remove the node from the network, and the MWTM automatically labels the node Unmanaged in all MWTM windows.

When you click Save, all MWTM windows are updated automatically to reflect the changes.

This option appears only for ITP or RAN-O nodes.

Add

Enables one or more selected IP addresses for SNMP polling. All selected IP addresses in the Available IP Addresses list are moved to the IP Addresses for SNMP list where the MWTM uses them again for SNMP polling.

Remove

Disables one or more selected IP addresses for SNMP polling. All selected IP addresses in the IP Addresses for SNMP list are moved to the Available IP Addresses list, and are no longer used by the MWTM for SNMP polling.

Raise Priority

Moves the selected IP addresses up in the IP Addresses for SNMP list. If you move an IP address to the top of the list, the MWTM uses that IP address as the new primary SNMP address for the node.

Lower Priority

Moves the selected IP addresses down in the IP Addresses for SNMP list. If you remove an IP address from the top of the list, the MWTM no longer uses that IP address as the primary SNMP address for the node.

Save

Saves changes that you made to the node information and exits the dialog box.

When you are satisfied with your changes, click Save. The MWTM saves your changes and updates all MWTM windows to reflect your changes.

Cancel

Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.

At any time, you can click Cancel to exit the dialog box without saving any changes.

Help

Displays online help for the dialog box.


Polling a Node

The MWTM automatically polls nodes at specified intervals. However, you can also request an immediate poll for a node. This section describes:

Polling from the Discovery Dialog

Performing a Normal Poll

Performing a Clean Poll

Polling from the Discovery Dialog

To poll a node from the Discovery dialog box:


Step 1 Choose Network > Network Discovery from the MWTM main menu.

The MWTM displays the Discovery dialog box (Figure 4-1).

Step 2 Select the Discovery tab.

The MWTM displays the Discovery pane (Figure 4-5). The Discovered Nodes section of the Discovery pane lists all discovered nodes (all nodes, including new and excluded nodes, not just the nodes in the current view).

Step 3 Select one or more nodes.


Note You cannot poll a node with a Primary SNMP Address of N/A. If you select a node with a Primary SNMP Address of N/A, then the Poll Node button is dimmed and cannot be selected.
If you select more than one node, and even one of them has a Primary SNMP Address of N/A, then the Poll Node button is dimmed and cannot be clicked.


Step 4 Click Poll Node.

The MWTM begins a poll of the selected nodes. During polling, the Poll Node button is dimmed, the Selected nodes are being polled message appears at the bottom of the Discovery dialog box, and individual nodes might display the polling status.


Note If the node has only one IP address for the MWTM to poll, and the poll fails or times out, the MWTM issues an error message. If the node has more than one IP address for the MWTM to poll, and the polls of one or more IP addresses fail or time out, the MWTM issues warning messages. If all polls fail or time out, the MWTM issues an error message.


When the Selected nodes are being polled message disappears and no nodes are in polling status, polling is complete. The MWTM database immediately reflects any new or changed data for the selected nodes.


Performing a Normal Poll

A normal poll retains all objects associated with polled nodes, even objects that have been deleted and are therefore in Unknown status.

To poll one or more nodes, retaining all associated components in the MWTM database, use one of these procedures:

From a View in the Main Window


Step 1 Select a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Select one or more nodes in the navigation tree.

Step 3 Choose Network > Poll Nodes > Normal Poll.

The MWTM polls all selected objects.


From Summary Lists


Step 1 Click Nodes under Summary Lists in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Select a node or adjacent node in the node table in the right pane.

Step 3 Choose Network > Poll Nodes > Normal Poll.

The MWTM polls that node.


From Rick-click Menu in a View


Step 1 Select a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Right-click a node in the navigation tree.

Step 3 Choose Poll Node > Normal Poll from the right-click menu.

The MWTM polls the node.


Performing a Clean Poll

A clean poll removes all network objects from the node at the completion of the poll.

To poll one or more nodes, removing and then rediscovering all associated components, use one of these procedures:

From a View in the Main Window


Step 1 Select a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Select one or more nodes in the navigation tree.

Step 3 Choose Network > Poll Nodes > Clean Poll.

The MWTM polls all selected nodes.


From Summary Lists


Step 1 Click Nodes under Summary Lists in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Select a node or adjacent node in the node table in the right pane.

Step 3 Choose Network > Poll Nodes > Clean Poll.

The MWTM polls that node.


From Rick-click Menu in a View


Step 1 Select a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Right-click a node in the navigation tree.

Step 3 Choose Poll Node > Clean Poll from the right-click menu.

The MWTM polls the node.


Clean Node for ITP Objects


Step 1 Select a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Select an application server, application server process, link, or linkset in the navigation tree or in the Summary Lists tables.

Step 3 Choose Network > Poll Nodes > Clean Poll.

The MWTM polls all ITP nodes and adjacent nodes associated with the object.


Allowing and Disallowing Trap Processing for a Node

By default, the MWTM processes traps from all discovered nodes. However, you can prevent the MWTM from processing traps from one or more nodes. For example, if a node is experiencing many link changes and generating too many traps, you can disallow traps from that node until the situation stabilizes.


Note If you prevent the MWTM from processing traps from a node, all MWTM clients and views connected to that MWTM server are prevented from processing traps from that node.

Also, if you prevent the MWTM from processing traps from a node, make a note of the change, and remember to reset the node when the problem is corrected or the maintenance is complete.


To prevent the MWTM from processing traps from a node, use one of these procedures:

Uncheck the Process Traps check box for the node in the Node table.


Note By default, the Process Traps column is hidden. To display the Process Traps column, right-click in the table heading and select the Process Traps check box.


Right-click the node in the navigation tree, then choose Disallow Trap Processing.

To allow the MWTM to process traps from a node, use one of these procedures:

Check the Process Traps check box for the node in the Node table.

Right-click the node in the navigation tree, then choose Allow Trap Processing.

Viewing Real-Time Data for an Object

You use the MWTM to view detailed statistics for a selected ITP or RAN-O node, or any of these ITP objects:

Application Server

Application Server Process Association

Link

Linkset

Signaling Gateway Mated Pair

To display detailed statistics for one of these objects, right-click the object in the navigation tree and choose View > Real-Time Data and Charts from the menu. The MWTM displays the Real-Time Statistics window for the object.

For more information, see these sections:

Viewing Real-Time Data for Nodes

Viewing Real-Time Data for ITP Objects

Viewing Real-Time Data for Nodes

You can use the MWTM to view the CPU utilization percentage for a node as a function of time. The MWTM displays a summary of CPU utilization for all CPUs on a node, and CPU utilization per process for each CPU.

To display CPU Utilization Percentage charts for a node, right-click a node in a window, then choose View > Real-Time Data and Charts from the right-click menu. (This option is available only if the MWTM can poll the node.)

If you right-click a node in the Summary Lists > Nodes folder in the navigation tree, then choose View > Real-Time Data and Charts, the MWTM displays the MWTM Real-Time Statistics window. Each tab is identified by its slot location and CPU number.

Moving the mouse over the tab shows the node name as a tooltip.

Figure 8-13 MWTM Real-Time Statistics Window

Changes you make in this window might not be reflected throughout the MWTM until the next poll (by default, every 15 seconds). For information about changing the poll interval, see the description of the Poll Interval (secs) drop-down list box in the following table.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The MWTM Real-Time Statistics table displays these columns for the selected node:

Column
Description

Node

Name of the node for which CPU statistics are being visible.

Poll Interval (secs)

Field that specifies the poll interval, in seconds, for the MWTM Real-Time Statistics table.

The default value is 15 seconds. Valid values are between 5 and 60.

Time window (min)

Drop-down list box used to specify the length of time visible in the CPU Utilization Chart.

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is 5 minutes.

Last Poll Error

Date and time that the node received the last polling error message. If no polling errors occurred, the MWTM displays None.

CPU Utilization Chart

Displays the CPU utilization percentage for the node as a function of time.

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-click the data point. The coordinates are visible in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

dd.dd is the CPU utilization percentage for that data point.

The Time window (mins) field specifies the total visible time in the chart.

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the right side of the chart, while old data points drop off the left side of the chart.

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), the MWTM ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while pressing Shift and the left mouse button.

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

Time Average

Displays three color-coded icons, one for each average calculation: 5 seconds, 1 minute, and 5 minutes.

To remove the data for a given average from the chart, click the icon in this field. To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and scaling.

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier to read.

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

Close

Closes the MWTM Real-Time Statistics window.

Help

Displays online help for the current window.


Viewing Real-Time Data for ITP Objects

You use the MWTM to view detailed statistics for any of these ITP objects:

Application Servers

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Linksets

Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

To display detailed statistics for an object, within a view in the navigation tree, right-click an object, then choose View > Real-Time Data and Charts in the menu. The MWTM displays the Statistics Details window for the object.


Note The MWTM server automatically reflects updates for the objects received in this window.

Changes you make in this window might not be reflected throughout the MWTM until the next poll (by default, every 15 seconds). For information about changing the poll interval, see Poll Settings.


The Statistics Details window contains these sections:

Section
Applicable To
Content Links

Charts

Application servers

Application server process associations

Links

Linksets

Charts: Application Servers and Application Server Process Associations

Charts: Links and Linksets

Status Contributors

Application Servers

Viewing Status Contributors

Details

All objects

Viewing Details

Interface Details

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Interface Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Linkset Access Lists

Linksets

Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls

Notes

All objects

All objects

Viewing Notes

Poll Settings

Poll Settings

Q.752 Measurements

Links

Q.752 Measurements: Links

Recent Events

All objects

Viewing Recent Events

Right-Click Menu

Links

Right-Click Menu: Links

SCTP Association Configuration Details

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

SCTP Association Configuration Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

SCTP Association Statistics Details

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

SCTP Association Statistics Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

Statistics

Application Servers

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Linksets

Statistics: Application Servers

Statistics: Application Server Process Associations

Statistics: Links and Linksets

Status Details

Links

Status Details: Links

Troubleshooting

Application Server Process Associations

Links

Linksets

Viewing Troubleshooting


Charts: Application Servers and Application Server Process Associations

You use the MWTM to view real-time MTP3 and ASP packet rate information for the selected application server or application server process association. To do so, click the Charts tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server or application server process association, then click the relevant tab and the selected chart appears.

The Statistics Details: Charts section for application servers and application server process associations contains:

Tab
Description
Applicable To

MTP3 Packet Rate

Displays MTP3 packet rate information for a selected application server.

Application servers

ASP Packet Rate

Displays real-time application server process packet rate information for a selected application server.

Application servers

Packets From ASP Rate

Displays real-time rate information for packets received by the application server process for the selected application server or application server process association.

Application servers and application server process associations

Packets To ASP Rate

Displays real-time rate information for packets sent to the application server process by the selected application server or application server process association.

Application servers and application server process associations

Packets From MTP3 Rate

Displays real-time rate information for packets received by the selected application server or application server process association, from the MTP3 layer.

Application servers and application server process associations

Packets To MTP3 Rate

Displays real-time rate information for packets sent to the MTP3 layer from the selected application server or application server process association.

Application servers and application server process associations


The tabs in the Statistics Details: Charts section for application servers and application server process associations contain:

Field or Button
Description

Time window (mins)

Drop-down list box used to specify the length of time appear in the selected chart.

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is 5 minutes.

<Type> Rate Chart

Displays one of these rate charts for the selected application server or application server process association as a function of time:

MTP3 Packet Rate Chart

ASP Packet Rate Chart

Packets From ASP Rate Chart

Packets To ASP Rate Chart

Packets From MTP3 Rate Chart

Packets To MTP3 Rate Chart

<Type> Rate Chart

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To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-click the data point. The coordinates appear in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

dd.dd is the MTP3 packet rate for that data point.

The Time window (mins) field specifies the total visible time in the chart.

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the right side of the chart, while old data points drop off the left side of the chart.

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), the MWTM ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while pressing Shift and the left mouse button.

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

AS or ASPA

Displays color-coded icons for the application server process associations associated with the application server, or for the application server process association.

To add the data for an application server process association to the chart, click the icon in this field. To remove the data from the chart, click the icon again.

You use the MWTM to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned to data points in real-time data charts. For more information, see Changing Charts Settings, page 5-13.

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and scaling.

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier to read.

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

Help

Displays online help for the current window.


Charts: Links and Linksets

You use the MWTM to view real-time received, sent, and dropped information for the selected link or linkset. To do so, click the Charts tab in the Statistics Details window for a link or linkset, then click the relevant tab and the selected chart appears.

The Statistics Details: Charts section for links and linksets contains:

Tab
Description

ReceivedUtilization

Displays real-time ReceivedUtilization information for the selected link or linkset.

SendUtilization

Displays real-time SendUtilization information for the selected link or linkset.

PktsRcvdPerSec

Displays real-time packets-received-per-second information for the selected link or linkset.

PktsSentPerSec

Displays real-time packets-sent-per-second information for the selected link or linkset.

BitsRcvdPerSec or BytesRcvdPerSec

Displays real-time bits-received-per-second information for the selected link or linkset (or bytes-received-per-second information, if you unchecked the Show Details in Bits Instead of Bytes check box in the Preferences window).

BitsSentPerSec or BytesSentPerSec

Displays real-time bits-sent-per-second information for the selected link or linkset (or bytes-sent-per-second information, if you unchecked the Show Details in Bits Instead of Bytes check box in the Preferences window).

Drops

Displays drops information for the selected link or linkset.


The tabs in the Statistics Details: Charts section for links and linksets contain:

Field or Button
Description

Linkset

Drop-down list box used to select the linkset from whose perspective data should be visible.

By default, data appears from the perspective of the selected linkset. To display data from the perspective of the adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

Time window (mins)

Drop-down list box used to specify the length of time visible in the selected chart.

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is 5 minutes.

<Type> Chart

Displays one of these charts for the selected link (and all links on the linkset) or linkset (up to 16 links) as a function of time:

Received Utilization Chart

Send Utilization Chart

Packets Received Chart

Packets Sent Chart

Bits or Bytes Received Chart

Bits or Bytes Sent Chart

Drops Chart

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-click the data point. The coordinates are visible in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

dd.dd is the receive utilization percentage for that data point.

Note (For ReceivedUtilization and SendUtilization only) For serial and HSL links on Cisco 7507 and 7513 series routers, the visible utilization data can vary by up to 5% from the actual utilization—the MWTM might even display utilization data of more than 100%. This variance results from the synchronization of Layer 2 counters between the Versatile Interface Processor (VIP) CPU and the Route Switch Processor (RSP) CPU on 7500 series routers. This variance does not occur for links on Cisco 2600, 7200, or 7300 series routers.

<Type> Chart

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If more than one link appears in the SLC field, you can compare the visible data to that of one or more of the other links by clicking the color-coded icons. To remove the data for the additional links, click the icons again.

The Time window (mins) field specifies the total visible time in the chart.

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the right side of the chart, while old data points "drop off" the left side of the chart.

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), the MWTM ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while pressing Shift and the left mouse button.

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

SLC

Displays up to 17 color-coded icons. One for:

Each link (SLC) in the selected chart, up to 16 total links.

The average of all SLCs.

To add the data for a link or for the average to the chart, click the icon in this field. To remove the data from the chart, click the icon again.

You use the MWTM to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned to data points in real-time data charts. For more information, see Changing Charts Settings, page 5-13.

Show threshold line for (Linksets only, ReceivedUtilization or SendUtilization)

Draws a horizontal line on the selected utilization chart, indicating the receive and send threshold for the selected link.

If you do not want to draw a threshold line, select None. This is the default setting.

Scale to threshold (Linksets only, ReceivedUtilization or SendUtilization)

Scales the selected utilization chart in order to draw the threshold selected in the Show threshold line for field. To:

Scale the chart, check this check box.

Remove the scaling from the chart, uncheck this check box. This is the default setting.

The Scale to threshold check box is not available if the Show threshold line for field is set to None.

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and scaling.

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier to read.

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

Help

Displays online help for the current window.


Interface Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

You use the MWTM to view real-time interface details for the selected application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair. To do so, click the Interface Details tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair, then select the relevant subtab and the selected data appears.

The Statistics Details: Interface Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Section
Description

Configuration Information

Interface type, speed, and MTU. For SCTP links, this section also provides the IP address, mask, and physical address.

Status Information

Length of time the interface is up, administrative and operational status, and status of the line protocol.

Statistics Information

Number of bytes and packets that have been received and transmitted on the interface.

Errors Information

Number of packet errors and discarded packets.


Configuration Information

The Configuration Information subsection in the Statistics Details: Interface Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Type

Type of interface, such as Ethernet.

MTU

Size, in bytes, of the largest datagram that can send or receive on the interface.

Speed (Bits/Sec)

Estimate, in bits per second, of the interface's current bandwidth. If the interface does not vary in bandwidth; or, if no accurate estimate can be made, this field displays the nominal bandwidth.

IP Address

(SCTP links only) IP address corresponding to the media-dependent physical address. If the interface does not have such an address (for example, a serial line), this field displays N/A.

IP Mask

(SCTP links only) Subnet mask corresponding to the media-dependent physical address. If the interface does not have such an address (for example, a serial line), this field displays N/A.

Physical Address

(SCTP links only) Address of the interface at the protocol layer immediately below the network layer in the protocol stack. If the interface does not have such an address (for example, a serial line), this field displays N/A.


Status Information

The Status Information subsection in the Statistics Details: Interface Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Uptime

Time the interface is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Admin Status

State of the interface. Possible values are:

Up

Down

Testing

Operational Status

Current operational state of the interface. Possible values are:

Up

Down

Testing

Unknown

Dormant

Line Protocol Status

Current state of the line protocol. Possible values are:

Up—Software processes that handle the line protocol consider the line to be usable (that is, keepalives are successful).

Down—Software processes that handle the line protocol consider the line to be unusable.

You can use the Line Protocol together with Operational Status to troubleshoot interface connection problems. For example, if Operational Status is Up, but Line Protocol is Down, the interface has detected a carrier on the physical layer, but clocking or framing problems might occur.


Statistics Information

The Statistics Information subsection in the Statistics Details: Interface Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Bytes In per Sec

Number of bytes received on the interface per second, including framing characters.

Bytes Out per Sec

Number of bytes sent on the interface per second, including framing characters.

Packets In per Sec

Number of packets delivered per second to a higher-layer protocol.

Packets Out per Sec

Total number of packets that higher-level protocols requested to be sent to the network per second, including those that were discarded or not sent.


Errors Information

The Errors Information subsection in the Statistics Details: Interface Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

In Discards

Number of inbound packets that were discarded, even though no errors were detected to prevent their delivery to a higher-layer protocol. For example, a packet might be discarded to free buffer space.

Out Discards

Number of outbound packets that were discarded, even though no errors were detected to prevent their delivery to a higher-layer protocol. For example, a packet might be discarded to free buffer space.

In Errors

Number of inbound packets that contained errors that prevented their delivery to a higher-layer protocol.

Out Errors

Number of outbound packets that were not sent because of errors.


Poll Settings

To view or change poll settings for the object's Statistics Details window, click Poll Settings in the left pane. The MWTM displays the Poll Settings pane in the right pane.

The Poll Settings pane contains:

Field
Description

Poll Interval (secs)

New poll interval for the object's Statistics Details window, in seconds.

Enter the new poll interval in this field. The valid range is 15 seconds to an unlimited number of seconds. The default value is 15 seconds.

Current Poll Interval

Current poll interval for the object's Statistics Details window, in seconds.

Number of Polls Received

Total number of polls received since polling began for the object's Statistics Details window.

Running Time

Total elapsed time since polling began for the object's Statistics Details window.

Last Message

Date and time of the last poll for the object's Statistics Details window.

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

Since Reboot—Counters display values aggregated since the last reboot of the node, or since the node last reset the counters.

Since Last Poll—Counters display values aggregated since the last poll.

Since User Reset—Counters display values aggregated since the last time they were reset by the user.

Reset Counters

Opens the MWTM Reset Counters dialog box, which you use to change MWTM poller and counter settings. For more information, see Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.


Q.752 Measurements: Links

The Statistics Details: Q.752 Measurements section for links contains:

Error Information

Inhibited Information

Retransmitted Information

Congested Information

Statistics for links associated with the selected linkset are visible in the left column, and for links associated with the adjacent linkset in the right column.

Error Information

The Error Information subsection contains:

Field
Description

Link Failure Count

Number of times the link was unavailable for signaling.

Alignment Error Count

Number of errors detected during link alignment. Link alignment occurs at start up, or when trying to bring up a failed link.

Negative ACKs Count

Number of errors detected during link acknowledgement.

Status Indicator Busy Count

Number of times the Status Indicator Busy was received.


Inhibited Information

The Inhibited Information subsection contains:

Field
Description

Local Inhibit Onset

Number of times a local ITP administrator has inhibited the link (that is, set the link to prevent traffic from flowing).

Local Inhibit Duration %

Percentage of time the link is locally inhibited since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Remote Inhibit Onset

Number of times a remote ITP administrator has inhibited the link.

Remote Inhibit Duration %

Percentage of time the link is remotely inhibited since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.


Retransmitted Information

The Retransmitted Information subsection contains:

Field
Description

Packets Retransmitted per Sec

Number of packets that the link transmits, per second.

Bytes Retransmitted per Sec

Number of bytes that the link transmits, per second.

Local Automatic Change Over Count

Number of local automatic changeover events detected.

Local Automatic Change Back Count

Number of local automatic changeback events detected.


Congested Information

The Congested Information subsection contains:

Field or Column
Description

Congestion Occurrences

Number of times congestion has occurred on the link.

Congestion Duration %

Percentage of time the link is congested since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Congestion Level

Level of congestion: 1, 2, or 3.

Packets Lost

Number of packets lost by the link as a result of congestion at each level.

Packets Lost per Sec

Number of packets per second that the link loses, as a result of congestion at each level.

Times At Level With Packet Loss

Number of times the link is congested and has lost packets at each level.


Right-Click Menu: Links

The Statistics Details window for a link provides a right-click menu. To see this menu for a link, click a link in the left pane of the Statistics Details window and right-click the mouse button. The link statistics details menu displays:

Menu Command
Description

Delete Item

Deletes the currently selected link from the MWTM database. The MWTM displays the Confirm Deletion dialog box, To:

Delete the selected link, click Yes. The MWTM deletes the link from the MWTM database and closes the Confirm Deletion dialog box.

Retain the selected link, click No. The MWTM retains the link in the MWTM database and closes the Confirm Deletion dialog box.

Prevent the MWTM from displaying the Confirm Deletion dialog box, check the Do not show this again check box.

Delete Item

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Note If you check the Do not show this again check box, and you later decide you want the MWTM to begin displaying the Confirm Deletion dialog box again, you must check the Confirm Deletions check box in the General GUI settings in the Preferences window. For more information, see the description of the Confirm Deletions check box in Startup/Exit Settings, page 5-4.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Network Administrator (level 4) and higher.

Ignore Item

Ignores the link that you click at the next polling cycle.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.

Unignore Item

Stops ignoring the selected link at the next polling cycle.

If you have implemented MWTM User-Based Access, this option is available to users with authentication level Power User (level 2) and higher.


SCTP Association Configuration Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

You use the MWTM to view Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) association configuration details for the selected application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair. To do so, select the SCTP Assoc. Config Details tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair.

The Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Config Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Section
Description

Configuration Information

Status information, length of time the link is up, remote and local numbers, and IP address information.

Local IP Address Information

Local IP addresses associated with the link and the length of time each address is up.

Remote IP Address Information

Remote IP addresses associated with the link, the length of time each address is up, and SCTP retry information.

Transmission Configuration Information

The MTU, number of inbound and outbound streams, retry timeouts, local and remote receive window sizes, and chunk bundling information.


Configuration Information

The Configuration Information subsection in the Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Config Details section for application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Status

Current status of the SCTP association. Possible values are:

Closed

CookieWait

CookieEchoed

Status (continued)

DeleteTCB

Established

Status (continued)

ShutdownAckSent

ShutdownPending

ShutdownReceived

ShutdownSent

For detailed information about each status, refer to RFC 2960, Stream Control Transmission Protocol.

Uptime

Time the link is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Remote Port

Remote port number for the SCTP association.

Local Port

Local port number for the SCTP association.

Primary IP Address

Designated primary IP address for the SCTP association.

Effective IP Address

IP address that the SCTP association uses.


Local IP Address Information

The Local IP Address Information subsection in the Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Config Details section for application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

Local IP addresses associated with the link.

Uptime

Time each local IP address associated with the link is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.


Remote IP Address Information

The Remote IP Address Information subsection in the Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Config Details section for application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

Remote IP addresses associated with the link.

Uptime

Time each remote IP address associated with the link is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Retry Timeout (msecs)

Current SCTP Retransmission Timeout (T3-rtx timer).

Maximum Retries

Maximum allowable number of retransmissions before this IP address is considered inactive.

Retries

Current retransmission count.


Transmission Configuration Information

The Transmission Configuration Information subsection contains:

Field
Description

MTU

Maximum transmission unit (MTU) size that this SCTP association uses. Out of the IP addresses that the SCTP association uses, the smallest size that is supported.

In Streams

Inbound streams as negotiated when the SCTP association was started.

Out Streams

Outbound streams as negotiated when the SCTP association was started.

Maximum Retries

Maximum number of data retransmissions in the SCTP association context.

Local Receive window Size

Current local receive window size for this SCTP association.

Remote Receive window Size

Current local send window size for this SCTP association.

Initial Retry Timeout (msecs)

Initial timeout value, in milliseconds, that the SCTP implementation permits for the retry timeout.

Minimum Retry Timeout (msecs)

Minimum timeout value, in milliseconds, that the SCTP implementation permits for the retry timeout.

Maximum Retry Timeout (msecs)

Maximum timeout value, in milliseconds, that the SCTP implementation permits for the retry timeout.

Bundle Chunks

Indicates whether the SCTP protocol allows chunks to be bundled into a single datagram as follows. Valid values are:

true (1)—Chunks are bundled.

false (2)—Chunks are not bundled.

Bundle Timeout (msecs)

Time, in milliseconds, to wait to allow data chunks to accumulate so that they can be transmitted in the same datagram.


SCTP Association Statistics Details: Application Server Process Associations, Links, and Signaling Gateway Mated Pairs

You use the MWTM to view Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) association statistics details for the selected application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair. To do so, select the SCTP Assoc. Stats Details tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server process association, link, or signaling gateway-mated pair.

The Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Stats Details section for application server process associations, links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Section
Description

Remote IP Address Information

IP addresses, round-trip times, failure counts, and IP address status and heartbeat.

Statistics Information (per sec) Rates

Sent and received counts for packets and chunks.


Remote IP Address Information

The Remote IP Address Information subsection in the Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Stats Details section for application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

IP Address

Remote IP addresses associated with the link.

Smoothed Round Trip Time (msecs)

Average, in milliseconds, of all round-trip times between the local and remote systems on an IP network.

Failure Count

Number of times the remote IP address was marked as failed.

Heartbeat Status

Current status of the heartbeat associated with the remote IP address. Valid values are Active and Inactive.

IP Status

Current status of the remote IP address. Valid values are Active and Inactive.


Statistics Information (per sec) Rates

The Statistics Information (per sec) Rates subsection in the Statistics Details: SCTP Assoc. Stats Details section for application server process associations, SCTP links, and signaling gateway mated pairs contains:

Field
Description

Packets Sent

Number of IP datagrams that this SCTP association sends per second.

Packets Received

Number of IP datagrams that this SCTP association receives per second.

Control Chunks Sent

Number of control chunks that this SCTP association sends per second.

Control Chunks Rec

Number of control chunks that this SCTP association receives per second.

Ordered Chunks Sent

Number of ordered chunks that this SCTP association sends per second.

Ordered Chunks Rec

Number of ordered chunks that this SCTP association receives per second.

Unordered Chunks Sent

Number of unordered chunks that this SCTP association sends per second.

Unordered Chunks Rec

Number of unordered chunks that this SCTP association receives per second.

Retransmitted Chunks

Number of chunks that this SCTP association retransmits per second.

Retransmitted Fast Chunks

Number of fast chunks that this SCTP association retransmits per second.


Statistics: Application Servers

You use the MWTM to view statistics for a selected application server. To do so, select the Statistics tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server.

The Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application servers contains:

Field
Description

Active Duration

Total time the application server is in service since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

MTP3 Packet Rate (per sec)

Number of MTP3 packets that the application server receives per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

ASP Packet Rate (per sec)

Number of application server process packets that the application server sends per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.


Statistics: Application Server Process Associations

You use the MWTM to view statistics for a selected application server process association. To do so, select the Statistics tab in the Statistics Details window for an application server process association.

The Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Packets Per Second Information

Error Information

ASP Initialization Counters

Signaling Congestion Counters

Destination Counters

Packets Per Second Information

The Packets Per Second Information section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Packets From ASP

Number of packets that the application server receives per second.

Packets To ASP

Number of packets that the application server sends per second.

Packets From MTP3

Number of packets that the MTP3 layer receives per second.

Packets To MTP3

Number of packets that the MTP3 layer sends per second.


Error Information

The Error Information section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Errors Received

Total number of error (ERR) messages that the application server process association receives.

Errors Sent

Total number of error (ERR) messages that the application server process association sends.


ASP Initialization Counters

The ASP Initialization Counters section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Up Messages Received

Total number of application server process up (ASPUP) messages that the application server process association receives.

Up ACK Messages Sent

Total number of application server process up acknowledgement (UPACK) messages that the application server process association sends.

Down Messages Received

Total number of application server process down (ASPDN) messages that the application server process receives.

Down ACK Messages Sent

Total number of application server process down acknowledgement (DOWNACK) messages that the application server process association sends.

Activation Messages Received

Total number of application server process active messages that the application server process association receives.

Activation ACK Messages Sent

Total number of application server process active acknowledgement messages that the application server process association sends.

Inactive Messages Received

Total number of application server process inactive messages that the application server process association receives.

Inactive ACK Messages Sent

Total number of application server process inactive acknowledgement messages that the application server process association sends.


Signaling Congestion Counters

The Signaling Congestion Counters section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Level 0 Messages Received

Total number of signaling congestion level 0 (SCON0) messages that the application server process receives.

Level 1 Messages Received

Total number of signaling congestion level 1 (SCON1) messages that the application server process receives.

Level 2 Messages Received

Total number of signaling congestion level 2 (SCON2) messages that the application server process receives.

Level 3 Messages Received

Total number of signaling congestion level 3 (SCON3) messages that the application server process receives.

Level 0 Messages Sent

Total number of signaling congestion level 0 (SCON0) messages that the application server process sends.

Level 1 Messages Sent

Total number of signaling congestion level 1 (SCON1) messages that the application server process sends.

Level 2 Messages Sent

Total number of signaling congestion level 2 (SCON2) messages that the application server process sends.

Level 3 Messages Sent

Total number of signaling congestion level 3 (SCON3) messages that the application server process sends.


Destination Counters

The Destination Counters section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for application server process associations contains:

Field
Description

Unavailable Messages Received

Total number of destination unavailable (DUNA) messages that the application server process association receives.

Unavailable Messages Sent

Total number of destination unavailable (DUNA) messages that the application server process association sends.

Available Messages Received

Total number of destination available (DAVA) messages that the application server process association receives.

Available Messages Sent

Total number of destination available (DAVA) messages that the application server process association sends.

User Part Unavailable Messages Received

Total number of destination user part unavailable (DUPU) messages that the application server process association receives.

User Part Unavailable Messages Sent

Total number of destination user part unavailable (DUPU) messages that the application server process association sends.

State Audit Messages Received

Total number of destination state audit (DAUD) messages that the application server process association receives.

State Audit Messages Sent

Total number of destination state audit (DAUD) messages that the application server process association sends.


Statistics: Links and Linksets

You use the MWTM to view statistics for a selected link or linkset. To do so, select the Statistics tab in the Statistics Details window for a link or linkset.

The Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links and linksets contains:

Packet Information

Bit Information or Byte Information

LSSU Information (Links Only)

Utilization Information

Service Information

Statistics for links associated with the selected linkset are visible in the left column, and for links associated with the adjacent linkset in the right column.

Packet Information

The Packet Information section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links and linksets contains:

Field
Description

Sent Per Sec

Number of packets that the link or linkset sends per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

Received Per Sec

Number of packets that the link or linkset receives per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

Drops

Total number of packets that have been dropped by the link or linkset.

Transmit Queue Depth (links only)

Number of packets waiting to be sent on by the link.

Transmit Queue High Depth (links only)

Highest level reached by the transmit queue since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the averages as a result of bad data.

Transmit Queue High Reset (links only)

Level at which the link is to reset the transmit queue. If the link is never to reset the transmit queue, this field displays Never.

Signal Link Test (links only)

Indicates whether test packets are being sent on the link. Valid values are:

true (1)—Test packets are being sent.

false (2)—Test packets are not being sent.


Bit Information or Byte Information

The Bit Information section (or Byte Information section, if you unchecked the Show Details in Bits Instead of Bytes check box in the Preferences window) in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links and linksets contains these fields:

Field
Description

Sent Per Sec

Number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window) that the link or linkset sends per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

Received Per Sec

Number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window) that the link or linkset receives per second.

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates.


LSSU Information (Links Only)

The Links Status Signal Unit (LSSU) section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links contains:

Field
Description

LSSU Packets Sent

Total number of LSSU packets that the link sends.

LSSU Packets Received

Total number of SS7 Message Transfer Part Layer 2 (MTP2) LSSU packets that the link receives.


Utilization Information

The Utilization Information section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links and linksets contains:

Field
Description

Send Plan Capacity

Planned capacity of the link or linkset to send, in bits per second. For a link or linkset of type:

Serial or HSL, available bandwidth for the link/linkset.

SCTPIP (or Mixed for linksets), set on the ITP by using the plan-capacity CS7 link or linkset configuration command.

If Send Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for this link or linkset, this field displays the value 0.

Other, this field always displays the value 0.

%

Amount of the link or linkset's send capacity being used, as a percentage or in Erlangs (E) as set in the Preferences window, calculated by using this formula:

Send Utilization = (Bits Sent Per Sec)/Planned Capacity

%

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This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates. For a link or linkset of type:

SCTPIP (or Mixed for linksets), if Send Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for this link, or for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the description Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

Other, this field always displays the description Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

Send Threshold % (links only)

Indicates when to generate the MWTM a cItpSpLinkSentUtilChange for the link, as a percent of its total send capacity. For example, if Send Plan Capacity is 64,000 bits per second, and Send Threshold % is 50, then the MWTM generates a cItpSpLinkSentUtilChange notification when the link reaches 50% of 64,000, or 32,000 bits per second.

Receive Plan Capacity

Planned capacity of the link or linkset to receive, in bits per second. For a link or linkset of type:

Serial or HSL, available bandwidth for the link.

SCTPIP (or Mixed for linksets), set on the ITP using the plan-capacity CS7 link/linkset configuration command.

If Receive Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for this link or linkset, this field displays the value 0.

Other, this field always displays the value 0.

Receive Utilization %

Amount of the link or linksets receive capacity being used, as a percentage or in Erlangs (E) as set in the Preferences window, calculated by using this formula:

Receive Utilization = (Bits Received Per Sec)/Receive Plan Capacity

This field initially displays the description Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, the MWTM populates this field with actual calculated rates. For a link or linkset of type:

SCTPIP (or Mixed for linksets), if Receive Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for this link, or for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the description Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

Other, this field always displays the description Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

Receive Threshold % (links only)

Indicates when to generate the MWTM a cItpSpLinkRcvdUtilChange for the link, as a percent of its total receive capacity. For example, if Receive Plan Capacity is 64,000 bits per second, and Receive Threshold % is 50, then the MWTM generates a cItpSpLinkRcvdUtilChange notification when the link reaches 50% of 64,000, or 32,000 bits per second.


Service Information

The Service Information section in the Statistics Details: Statistics tab for links and linksets contains:

Field
Description

Duration In Service %

Percentage of time the link or linkset is in service since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Duration Out Of Service %

Percentage of time the link or linkset is out of service since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

MTP3 Accounting Enabled (linksets only)

Indicates whether the collection of MTP3 accounting statistics is enabled for the linkset.

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displays N/A.

GTT Accounting Enabled (linksets only)

Indicates whether the collection of GTT accounting statistics is enabled for the linkset.

For Cisco IOS software releases prior to 12.2(4)MB10, this field displays Unknown.

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displays N/A.


Status Details: Links

You use the MWTM to view status details for a selected link. To do so, select the Status Details tab in the Statistics Details window for a link.

The Statistics Details: Status Details tab for links contains:

Column
Description

Protocol State Details

Detailed information about the state of the protocol for this link. Possible values are:

Changeback control (TCBC)—Changeback control is buffering data on this link.

Changeover control (TCOC)—Changeover control is buffering data on this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Adjacent Signalling point is restarting.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Emergency changeover is in progress on this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Changeback is in progress on this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Changeover is in progress on this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—The last changeover operation failed on this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Inhibit command will be retried.

Protocol State Details

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Link availability control (TLAC)—Management request in progress for this link.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Signalling point is in the process of a restart.

Signalling routing control (TSRC)—Changeover request is complete.

Signalling routing control (TSRC)—Adjacent Signalling Point is restarting.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Link is inhibited by a local management operation.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Link is inhibited by a remote management operation.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Link is blocked because of a local processor outage.

Link availability control (TLAC)—Link is blocked because of a remote processor outage.

Link Test Results

Indicates the results of the link test. Possible results are:

No Errors—The link did not detect any errors.

Undefined OPC (Origination Point Code)—A signaling link test message arrived with an undefined OPC. This scenario can occur when a serial link connects incorrectly, or when you configure an SCTP link incorrectly. This scenario differs from Incorrect OPC because the signaling point is unaware of the point code in question. The point code is not defined for any linkset on this ITP.

Incorrect OPC—A signaling link test message arrived with an incorrect OPC. This scenario can occur when a serial link connects incorrectly, or when you configure an SCTP link incorrectly. This scenario differs from Undefined OPC because the signaling point is aware of the point code in question, and the point code is defined for a linkset on this ITP, but the point code is not correct for the current linkset.

Undefined SLC (Signaling Link Code)—A signaling link test message arrived with an undefined SLC. This scenario can occur when a serial link connects incorrectly, or when you configure an SCTP link incorrectly. The link connects to the correct linkset, but the linkset does not have a definition for the SLC in question.

Incorrect SLC—A signaling link test message arrived with an incorrect SLC. This scenario can occur when a serial link connects incorrectly, or when you configure an SCTP link incorrectly. The link connects to the correct linkset, but to the wrong link within that linkset. That is, the signaling test receives the test packet on the wrong link.

Link Test Results

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Incorrect NI (Network Indicator)—A signaling link test message arrived with an incorrect NI. This scenario can occur when links connect to the correct linkset and link, but the NIs of the two adjacent point codes are not the same.

Bad Pattern—A signaling link test message arrived with an incorrect test pattern. This error occurs because the test pattern is corrupt. This scenario usually indicates a hardware or configuration issue related to the physical format of the data on the links, caused by a variant mismatch or incorrect definitions on the physical link.

Non Adjacent—Received a signaling link test message from a nonadjacent node.

Failed—Unable to run the test, or no response arrived within the specified interval.

Link Fail Reason

If the link failed the link test, indicates the reason for the failure. Possible reasons are:

None—No additional reason available.

Changeover in progress—Changeover is in progress. This message diverts traffic away from a failed link.

Management disconnect request—An MTP3 sent a request to stop the link.

Link alignment lost—Link alignment is lost.

A link is in alignment when signal units are received in sequence, and with the proper number of octets. The signal unit must be a total length of eight-bit multiples. If the signal unit is not of eight-bit multiples, or if the signaling information field (SIF) exceeds the 272-octet capacity, the signaling unit is considered to be in error. If excessive errors are encountered on a link, it is considered to be out of alignment.

For M2PA links, this state reason is generated when the M2PA alignment timer T1 expires. This could indicate that the remote link is shutdown, or that intermittent IP connectivity problems exist.

Link connection lost—Link connection is lost.

Local Disconnect—A request to disconnect the link is received, but the link is already disconnected.

Remote Disconnect—A remote disconnect request is received.

Signal unit error rate monitor failure—The signal unit error rate monitor has failed.

T1 timeout no FISU received—A T1 timeout no FISU is received. This timer avoids message mis-sequencing during changeover.

T2 timeout no SIO received—A T2 timeout no SIO is received. This timer waits for a changeover acknowledgment.

Link Fail Reason

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T3 timeout no SIN received—A T3 timeout no SIN is received. This timer controls diversion-delay to avoid mis-sequencing on changeback.

T6 timeout excessive congestion—A T6 timeout excessive congestion is received. This timer avoids message mis-sequencing on controlled rerouting.

T7 timeout excessive acknowledgement delay—A T7 timeout excessive acknowledgment delay is received. The T7 timer prevents a signaling point from waiting too long for a positive or negative acknowledgment. Usually, an acknowledgment is sent when a signaling point becomes idle and does not have any more traffic to transmit. When congestion occurs at a signaling point, or an extreme amount of traffic is present, the T7 could possibly time out and force retransmission of messages.

Link proving failure—A link proving failure occurred.

Abnormal BSN received—An abnormal Backward Sequence Number (BSN) is received.

Abnormal FIB received—An abnormal Forward Indicator Bit (FIB) is received.

Abnormal SIB received—An abnormal Status Indicator Busy (SIB) is received.

Abnormal LSSU received—An abnormal Link Status Signal Unit (LSSU) is received.

Peer not ready—An MTP3 tried to bring up a link that is still cleaning up after being stopped. In some cases, the MTP3 does not change over after a link failure, so the M2PA or SCTP waits for an event that will not occur. When an MTP3 tries to bring up the link again, the previous control structures must first be cleaned up. If M2PA gets a start request from an MTP3, and the previous structures are still being held, M2PA cleans them up and sends a PEER NOT READY to the MTP3 layer. A subsequent request to start the link from the MTP3 layer will then cause the link to come up.

Communication lost—M2PA or SCTP has determined that the remote end signaling point is no longer reachable. Possible reasons include:

The maximum number of consecutive retries of a packet is reached.

In the absence of data, the MWTM failed to receive heartbeat ACKs in response to heartbeats, for the maximum number of retries.

No Listen posted—An MTP3 tried to start a link, but the local-peer port associated with the link is not available, probably because of a bad configuration.

Unable to allocate buffer—M2PAor SCTP cannot get buffers for sending or receiving packets. Buffer problems can be temporary or permanent. Temporary buffer problems will generally clear with little side effects. Permanent buffer problems can lead to failed linksets or links.

Link Fail Reason

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Link card removed—A link card is removed.

Link card inserted—A link card is inserted.

False link congestion—A false link congestion indication is received.

Configuration downloading—The configuration is downloading.

Locally inhibited—The link is locally inhibited by operator request.

Locally uninhibited—An operator request locally uninhibited the link.

Remotely inhibited—The link is remotely inhibited by operator request.

Remotely uninhibited—The link is remotely uninhibited by operator request.

Locally blocked—The link is blocked locally.

Locally unblocked—The link is unblocked locally.

Remotely blocked—The link is remotely blocked.

Remotely unblocked—The link is remotely unblocked.


Viewing ITP Linkset Access Lists

The Linkset Access Lists section displays information about the access lists associated with the selected linkset and its adjacent linkset.

To view the Linkset Access List section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP linkset, then click on the Linkset Access Lists tab in the content area.


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need it.

This window is not available if the linkset is a Virtual linkset.


Figure 8-14 MWTM Linkset Access Lists Tab

For each linkset, the Linkset Access Lists section displays these columns:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Linkset

Name of the linkset for which access lists appear.

In

Inbound access lists for the linkset. If the linkset has no inbound access lists, this field displays None.

Out

Outbound access lists for the linkset. If the linkset has no outbound access lists, this field displays None.

List #

Access list number configured on the node and applied to the linkset. ITP uses access list numbers 2700 through 2799.

Access List

List of commands in the access list.


Viewing Data Specific for ITP Signaling Points

These sections are specific only to ITP signaling points:

Viewing Route Detail

Viewing GTT MAP Status

Viewing GTT Statistics

Viewing the MTP3 Event Log

Viewing MLR Details

Viewing RAN-O Performance and Error Data

Viewing Route Detail

The Route Detail table displays detailed information about routes associated with the selected signaling point, including dynamic and shadow routes. The Route Detail table automatically eliminates duplicate data in successive rows.

To view the Route Detail section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP signaling point, then click on the Route Detail tab in the content area.

Figure 8-15 MWTM Route Detail Tab


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The Route Detail table displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Destination Point Code

Destination point code for packets on the selected signaling point. The destination point code is the point code to which a given packet is routed.

Mask

Mask length for packets on the selected signaling point. The mask length is the number of significant leading bits in the point code. The mask length is always 14 for ITU and 24 for ANSI.

Access

Status of the destination. Possible values are:

Accessible

Inaccessible

Restricted

Unknown

Congestion Level

Indicates the level of congestion on the route. A route is congested if it has too many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure of an element in your network.

Possible values for the Congestion Level field are None, indicating no congestion, and 1 to 7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very heavy (7).

Number of Routes

Number of routes to the selected destination route set (Destination Point Code plus Mask).

Cost

Cost of the route to the destination, relative to other routes. The valid costs range from 1 (lowest cost and highest priority) through 9 (highest cost and lowest priority).

Destination Linkset

Destination linkset associated with the destination point code. The destination linkset is also called the output linkset.

QoS

Quality of service (QoS) class of the route, as configured by the network administrator. Valid QoS classes range from 1 through 7; ALL indicates that the route accepts all QoS classes.

Management Status

Accessibility of the destination from the adjacent point code at the remote end of the signaling point. Possible values are:

Allowed—Traffic is allowed on the route without restriction.

Prohibited—Traffic is prohibited on the route.

Restricted—Traffic is restricted on the route.

Unknown—Accessibility cannot be determined.

Route Status

Status of the route. Possible values are:

Available

Restricted

Unavailable


Viewing GTT MAP Status

The GTT MAP Status table displays detailed information about all GTT MAPs associated with the selected signaling point. The GTT MAP Detail table automatically eliminates duplicate data in successive rows.

To view the GTT MAP Status section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP signaling point, then click on the GTT MAP Status tab in the content area.

Figure 8-16 MWTM GTT Map Status Tab


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The GTT MAP Status table displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Reset Counters

Opens the MWTM Reset Counters dialog box, which you use to change MWTM poller and counter settings. For more information, see Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

Since Reboot—Counters display values aggregated since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Since Last Poll—Counters display values aggregated since the last poll.

Since User Reset—Counters display values aggregated since the last time they were reset by the user.

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Point Code

Primary point code for the GTT MAP.

Point Code Status

Status of the primary point code. Possible values are:

Allowed

Prohibited—Either the point code cannot be reached, or the point code is labeled Prohibited by the SCCP protocol.

Congestion Level

MTP3 congestion level for the primary point code. Possible values are:

No congestion—Corresponds to None. The link is not congested.

Congestion level 1—Corresponds to Low. The link is slightly congested.

Congestion level 2—Corresponds to High. The link is congested.

Congestion level 3—Corresponds to Very High. The link is very congested.

Low, High, and Very High correspond roughly to equivalent ANSI, China standard, ITU, NTT, and TTC congestion levels.

Point Code Congested

Number of times a point code was congested at the GTT MAP.

Point Code Unavailable

Number of times a point code was unavailable at the GTT MAP.

SCCP Unavailable

Number of times an SCCP was unavailable at the GTT MAP.

MTP3 Failures

Number of times the MTP3 layer failed at the GTT MAP.

Number of Subsystems

Number of subsystems for the GTT MAP.

Subsystem Number

Primary subsystem number (SSN) for the GTT MAP.

Subsystem Status

Status of the primary SSN. Possible values are:

Allowed

Prohibited—Either the remote subsystem cannot be reached, or the SCCP protocol labels the subsystem Prohibited.

Subsystem Unavailable

Number of times a subsystem was unavailable at the GTT MAP.

Subsystem Congested

Number of times a subsystem was congested at the GTT MAP.


Viewing GTT Statistics

The GTT Statistics table displays detailed statistical information about all GTTs that are associated with the selected signaling point. The GTT Statistics table automatically eliminates duplicate data in successive rows.

To view the GTT Statistics section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP signaling point, then click on the GTT Statistics tab in the content area.

Figure 8-17 MWTM GTT Statistics Tab


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The GTT Statistics table displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Reset Counters

Opens the MWTM Reset Counters dialog box, which you use to change MWTM poller and counter settings. For more information, see Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

Since Reboot—Counters display values aggregated since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Since Last Poll—Counters display values aggregated since the last poll.

Since User Reset—Counters display values aggregated since the last time they were reset by the user.

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Uptime

Time the node is up, in days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Selector Entries

Number of entries in the GTT Selector Table.

GTA Entries

Number of entries in the GTT GTA Table.

Application Group Entries

Number of entries in the GTT App Group Table.

Addr. Conversion Entries

Number of entries in the GTT Address Conversion Table.

Point Code List Entries

Number of entries in the GTT CPC List.

GTT Errors: Errors To MTP

Number of Error messages (ERRs) sent by GTT to the MTP.

GTT Errors: Errors From MTP

Number of Error messages (ERRs) received by GTT from the MTP.

GTT Errors: Translation Error

Number of times translation was requested for a combination of Translation Type, Numbering Plan, and Nature of Address for which no translation exists in the signaling point. Occurs when no selector is available for the combination of parameters provided in the MSU.

GTT Errors: Unequipped Subsystem Error

Number of times GTT could not perform a translation due to an unequipped subsystem.

GTT Errors: Q752 Unqualified Error

Number of times GTT could not perform a translation due to an error type not covered by the other, more specific error types.

GTT Errors: Invalid GTT Format

Number of times GTT detected an invalid global title format while performing translation.

GTT Errors: Hop Count Error

Number of times GTT detected a hop count violation in the MSU.

GTT Errors: MAP Not Found

Number of times a GTT to a point code or subsystem number was successful, but the point code or subsystem number was not found in the GTT MAP table.

GTT Errors: Counters

Number of GTT errors of the specified type since MWTM polling began for the linkset, or since the MWTM last reset the averages as a result of bad data.

GTT Errors: Rate (per sec)

Number of errors that GTT detected per second.

GTT Messages: Total Messages

Number of messages that GTT handled from local and remote subsystems.

GTT Messages: Local Messages

Number of messages that GTT handled from local subsystems only.

GTT Messages: Total GTT Messages

Number of messages that GTT handled that require translation.

GTT Messages: UDT Messages Sent

Number of unitdata messages (UDTs) that GTT sent.

GTT Messages: UDT Messages Received

Number of unitdata messages (UDTs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: UDTS Messages Attempted

Number of unitdata service messages (UDTSs) GTT attempted to send.

GTT Messages: UDTS Messages Sent

Number of unitdata service messages (UDTSs) that GTT sent.

GTT Messages: UDTS Messages Received

Number of unitdata service messages (UDTSs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: XUDT Messages Sent

Number of extended unitdata messages (XUDTs) GTT sent.

GTT Messages: XUDT Messages Received

Number of extended unitdata messages (XUDTs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: XUDTS Messages Attempted

Number of extended unitdata service messages (XUDTSs) GTT attempted to send.

GTT Messages: XUDTS Messages Sent

Number of extended unitdata service messages (XUDTSs) that GTT sent.

GTT Messages: XUDTS Messages Received

Number of extended unitdata service messages (XUDTSs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: LUDT Messages Sent

Number of long unitdata messages (LUDTs) that GTT sent.

GTT Messages: LUDT Messages Received

Number of long unitdata messages (LUDTs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: LUDTS Messages Sent

Number of long unitdata service messages (LUDTSs) that GTT sent.

GTT Messages: LUDTS Messages Received

Number of long unitdata service messages (LUDTSs) that GTT received.

GTT Messages: CR Sent To MTP

Number of Connection Request (CR) message that GTT sent to the MTP. This count includes ISDN-UP messages with embedded CRs.

GTT Messages: CR Received From MTP

Number of Connection Request (CR) message that GTT received from the MTP.

GTT Messages: CREF Sent To MTP

Number of Connection Refusal (CREF) messages that GTT sent to the MTP. This count includes ISDN-UP messages with embedded CRs.

GTT Messages: CREF Received From MTP

Number of Connection Refusal (CREF) messages that GTT received from the MTP.

GTT Messages: RSR Sent To MTP

Number of Reset Request (RSR) messages that GTT sent to the MTP.

GTT Messages: RSR Received From MTP

Number of Reset Request (RSR) messages that GTT received from the MTP.

GTT Messages: Counters

Number of GTT messages of the specified category since MWTM polling began for the linkset, or since the MWTM last reset the averages as a result of bad data.

GTT Messages: Rate (per sec)

Number of errors messages handled by GTT, per second.


Viewing the MTP3 Event Log

The MTP3 Event Log table displays the most recent MTP3 events associated with the selected signaling point.

To view the MTP3 Event Log section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP signaling point, then click on the MTP3 Event Log tab in the content area.

Figure 8-18 MWTM MTP3 Event Log Tab


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The MTP3 Event Log table displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

Logged Events

Total number of MTP3 events that have been logged for this signaling point.

Dropped Events

Total number of MTP3 events that have been dropped for this signaling point.

Max Events

Maximum number of events that the event history can contain. When event history table is full, the oldest entries are deleted as new entries are added.

Allowed Events

ITP parameter that specifies the absolute maximum for the Max Events field. That is, for this node, the Max Events field can range from 0 to the value specified by the Allowed Events field.

Index

Event number that the ITP assigns.

Message

Message text for the event.


Viewing MLR Details

The MLR Details tab displays the MLR counters, trigger configuration, and trigger results associated with the selected signaling point.

To view the MLR Details section, within a view in the navigation tree, select an ITP signaling point, then click on the MLR Details tab in the content area.

Figure 8-19 MWTM MLR Details Tab


Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.


The MLR Details tab displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Reset Counters

Opens the MWTM Reset Counters dialog box, which you use to change MWTM poller and counter settings. For more information, see Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

Since Reboot—Counters display values aggregated since the last reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

Since Last Poll—Counters display values aggregated since the last poll.

Since User Reset—Counters display values aggregated since the last time the user reset them.

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

This field initially displays the description Polling node. After the first polling cycle, the MWTM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

MLR Counters

Displays the MLR Counters table. For more information, see Viewing MLR Counters.

MLR Trigger Config

Displays the MLR Trigger Configuration table. For more information, see Viewing MLR Trigger Config.

MLR Trigger Results

Displays the MLR Trigger Results table. For more information, see Viewing MLR Trigger Results.


Viewing MLR Counters

The MLR Counters table displays MLR counters associated with the selected signaling point.

You can resize each column, or sort tables based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the MLR Counters table.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The MLR Counters table displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Processed: Routed

Total number of packets routed by MLR, and the packet routing rate in packets per second.

Processed: MAP SMS-MO

Number of MSUs of type GSM-MAP SMS-MO processed by MLR, and the GSM-MAP SMS-MO MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: MAP SMS-MT

Number of MSUs of type GSM-MAP SMS-MT processed by MLR, and the GSM-MAP SMS-MT MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: MAP SRI-SM

Number of MSUs of type GSM-MAP SRI-SM processed by MLR, and the GSM-MAP SRI-SM MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: MAP AlertSc

Number of MSUs of type GSM-MAP AlertSc processed by MLR, and the GSM-MAP AlertSc MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: ANSI-41 SMD-PP

Number of MSUs of type ANSI-41 SMD-PP processed by MLR, and the ANSI-41 SMD-PP MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: ANSI-41 SMS Requests

Number of MSUs of type ANSI-41 SMSRequest processed by MLR, and the ANSI-41 SMSRequest MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Processed: ANSI-41 SMS Notifys

Number of MSUs of type ANSI-41 SMSNotify processed by MLR, and the ANSI-41 SMSNotify MSU processing rate in packets per second.

Aborts: Total Aborted

Total number of MSUs aborted by MLR, and the MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: No Resources

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR because of a shortage of resources, and the No Resources MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: Results Blocked

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR with a result of block, and the Results Blocked MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: GTI Mismatches

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR because of mismatched GTIs, and the GTI Mismatches MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: Address Conversion Failures

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR because of a failed GTA address conversion, and the Address Conversion Failures MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: Destination Unavailables

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR because the destination was unavailable, and the Destination Unavailables MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Aborts: No Server Aborteds

Number of MSUs aborted by MLR because no server was available, and the No Server Aborteds MSU abort rate in packets per second.

Continues: Total Continued

Total number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR with a result of continue, and the MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Failed Triggers

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because of no trigger match, and the Failed Triggers MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Result Continueds

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR with a result of continue, and the Result Continueds MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Result GTTs

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR with a result of GTT, and the Result GTTs MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Unsupported SCCP Msg Types

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because of unsupported message types, and the Unsupported SCCP Msg Types MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Unsupported Segmented SCCP Msgs

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because of unsupported segments, and the Unsupported Segmented SCCP Msg MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Unsupported Messages

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because of parse failures, and the Unsupported Messages MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: Parse Errors

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because of parse errors, and the Parse Errors MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: No Results

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR with no results, and the No Results MSU return rate in packets per second.

Continues: No Server Continueds

Number of MSUs returned to SCCP by MLR because no server was available, and the No Server Continueds MSU return rate in packets per second.


Viewing MLR Trigger Config

The MLR Trigger Config table displays the MLR trigger configuration associated with the selected signaling point, divided into these subtables:

Triggers

SubTriggers

Ruleset

Rules

Addresses

Results

Triggers

The Triggers subtable displays MLR trigger information associated with the selected signaling point.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Triggers subtable except Set Name, Start Date, End Date, and Status.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Triggers subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the trigger.

Index

Index number associated with the trigger.

SubTriggers

Number of subtriggers associated with the selected trigger.

Start Date

Date and time on which this trigger should begin filtering traffic.

If no Start Date is configured, this field displays N/A.

End Date

Date and time on which this trigger should stop filtering traffic.

If no End Date is configured, this field displays N/A.

Status

Current status of the trigger. Possible values are:

Active—A corresponding GTT table entry for the trigger or, if this is an MTP3 trigger, an available route to the appropriate point code exists.

Inactive—No corresponding GTT table entry or available route to the appropriate point code for the trigger. The trigger will never match and a configuration error is likely.

Action

Action taken by the trigger.

Prematches

Preliminary count of trigger matches.

Prematch Rate

Number of Prematches per second for the trigger.

Matches

Number of trigger matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the trigger.

Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the trigger.


SubTriggers

The SubTriggers subtable displays MLR subtrigger information associated with the selected signaling point and trigger.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the SubTriggers subtable.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The SubTriggers subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Trigger
(in subtable heading)

Set name of the parent trigger with which the selected subtrigger is associated.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the subtrigger.

Index

Index number associated with the subtrigger.

Action

Action taken by the subtrigger.

Matches

Number of subtrigger matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the subtrigger.

Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the subtrigger.


Ruleset

The Ruleset subtable displays MLR ruleset information associated with the selected signaling point and trigger or subtrigger.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Ruleset subtable except Start Date and End Date.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Ruleset subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the ruleset.

Start Date

Starting date and time for this ruleset to become active.

End Date

Ending date and time for this ruleset to become active.

Segmented

Indicates whether this ruleset should process segmented messages.

Protocol

Default protocol for rules in this ruleset.

Search Type

Search type that this ruleset should perform.


Rules

The Rules subtable displays MLR rules information associated with the selected signaling point and ruleset.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Rules subtable except Set Name.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Rules subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the rule.

Index

Index number associated with the rule.

Operation Type

Types of messages on which this rule matches.

Protocol

Protocol used for matching by this rule.

Matches

Number of rule matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the rule.

Rule Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the rule.

Result Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the result associated with this rule.


Addresses

The Addresses subtable displays MLR address information associated with the selected signaling point and rule.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Addresses subtable except Set Name.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Addresses subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the address.

Address Type

Type of address. The MWTM 6.0 supports these types of addresses:

bch—Binary-coded hexadecimal

gsmDa—Groupe Special Mobile (GSM) 7-bit default alphabet

Address Digits

Address digits to be matched.

Exact Match

Indicates whether an exact match to the Address Digits is required.

Matches

Number of address matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the address.

Result Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the result associated with this address.


Results

The Results subtable displays MLR results information associated with the selected signaling point and rule or address.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Results subtable except Index.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Results subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Ruleset
(in subtable heading)

Ruleset associated with the results.

No Server Available Action
(in subtable heading)

Default behavior if no result is available. Possible actions are:

Discard—Discard the packet without forwarding it.

Resume—Return the unmodified packet to the higher level protocols for default routing.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the results.

Index

Index number associated with the results.

Type

Type of result. Possible values are:

PC—Point code

ASName—Application server name

Result

Destination point code or name of the result.

Weight

Weight for this result within its set of results.

Count

Number of times this result is encountered.

Count Rate

Number of times per second this result is encountered.


Viewing MLR Trigger Results

The MLR Trigger Results table displays the MLR results associated with the selected signaling point. You can use this subtable to determine which triggers, subtriggers, rules, and addresses are causing a particular result to execute.

The MLR Trigger Results table contains:

Results

Addresses

Rules

Ruleset

SubTriggers

Triggers

Results

The Results subtable displays all MLR results information associated with the selected signaling point.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Results subtable except Index.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Results subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the results.

Index

Index number associated with the results.

Type

Type of result. Possible values are:

PC—Point code

ASName—Application server name

Result

Destination point code or name of the result.

Weight

Weight for this result within its set of results.

Count

Number of times this result is encountered.

Count Rate

Number of times per second this result is encountered.


Addresses

The Addresses subtable displays MLR address information associated with the selected result.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Addresses subtable except Set Name.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Addresses subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

ResultSet
(in subtable heading)

Set of results associated with the addresses.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the address.

Address Type

Type of address. The MWTM 6.0 supports these types of addresses:

bch—Binary-coded hexadecimal

gsmDa—Groupe Special Mobile (GSM) 7-bit default alphabet

Address Digits

Address digits to be matched.

Exact Match

Indicates whether an exact match to the Address Digits is required.

Matches

Number of address matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the address.

Result Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the result associated with this address.


Rules

The Rules subtable displays MLR rules information associated with the selected result.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Rules subtable except Set Name.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Rules subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

ResultSet
(in subtable heading)

Set of results associated with the rules.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the rule.

Index

Index number associated with the rule.

Operation Type

Types of messages on which this rule matches.

Protocol

Protocol used for matching by this rule.

Matches

Number of rule matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the rule.

Rule Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the rule.

Result Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the result associated with this rule.


Ruleset

The Ruleset subtable displays MLR ruleset information associated with the selected result.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Ruleset subtable except Start Date and End Date.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Ruleset subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Rule Number
(in subtable heading)

Index number of the rule with which this ruleset is associated.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the ruleset.

Start Date

Starting date and time for this ruleset to become active.

End Date

Ending date and time for this ruleset to become active.

Segmented

Indicates whether this ruleset should process segmented messages.

Protocol

Default protocol for rules in this ruleset.

Search Type

Search type that this ruleset should perform.


SubTriggers

The SubTriggers subtable displays MLR subtrigger information associated with the selected result.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the SubTriggers subtable.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The SubTriggers subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the subtrigger.

Index

Index number associated with the subtrigger.

Action

Action taken by the subtrigger.

Matches

Number of subtrigger matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the subtrigger.

Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the subtrigger.


Triggers

The Triggers subtable displays MLR trigger information associated with the selected result.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, the MWTM displays all of the columns in the Triggers subtable except Set Name, Start Date, End Date, and Status.

For detailed information on working within tables, see Navigating Table Columns, page 5-23.

The Triggers subtable displays these columns for the selected signaling point:

Column
Description

Ruleset
(in subtable heading)

Ruleset with which this trigger is associated.

Entries
(in subtable heading)

Total number of entries in the subtable.

Set Name

Set name associated with the trigger.

Index

Index number associated with the trigger.

SubTriggers

Number of subtriggers associated with the selected trigger.

Start Date

Date and time on which this trigger should begin filtering traffic.

If no Start Date is configured, this field displays N/A.

End Date

Date and time on which this trigger should stop filtering traffic.

If no End Date is configured, this field displays N/A.

Status

Current status of the trigger. Possible values are:

Active—Either there is a corresponding GTT table entry for the trigger or, if this is an MTP3 trigger, there is an available route to the appropriate point code.

Inactive—There is no corresponding GTT table entry or available route to the appropriate point code for the trigger. The trigger will never match and a configuration error is likely.

Action

Action that the trigger takes.

Prematches

Preliminary count of trigger matches.

Prematch Rate

Number of Prematches per second for the trigger.

Matches

Number of trigger matches with result Action Performed.

Match Rate

Number of Matches per second for the trigger.

Parameters

Parameters that control the behavior of the trigger.


Viewing RAN-O Performance and Error Data

The MWTM client interface provides access to RAN-O real-time performance and error statistics that you can use to troubleshoot problems that occur in real time. The zoom and navigation features quickly enable isolating and focusing on a problem area.

You use real-time charts in the MWTM client to view performance information and troubleshoot errors that occur on shorthaul and backhaul interfaces. To view performance data and errors for a shorthaul or backhaul interface, select the interface in the navigation tree, then click the Performance or Errors tab.

For example, while viewing backhaul statistics in the Performance tab, you might observe a spike on the error chart. You can click the Errors tab to view the shorthaul error chart. From this chart, you can right-click and go to a specific shorthaul to view its performance and error details.


Note The web interface provides historical (not real-time) charts depicting performance and error information over user-specified time ranges. You can use historical statistics for capacity planning and trend analysis. See Displaying RAN-O Historical Statistics, page 11-29.


This section provides information about:

Viewing Performance Data

Viewing Error Data

Viewing Performance Data

You view performance data for a shorthaul or backhaul interface by selecting it in the navigation tree of the DEFAULT view (or any custom view) and clicking on the Performance tab in the right pane.


Note If the CISCO-IP-RAN-BACKHAUL-MIB on the node is not compliant with the MWTM, the MWTM issues the message:

MIB not compliant for reports

Install a version of IOS software on the node that is compatible with the MWTM. For a list of compatible IOS software, from the MWTM:

Web interface, choose Administrative > RAN-O OS README.

Client interface, choose View > Web > Administrative; then click RAN-O OS README.


The Performance tab displays one or more charts depending on whether you selected a shorthaul or a backhaul interface. These charts depict send and receive rates of optimized IP traffic over time. The charts display the traffic from 0 to the maximum speed on the interface. You can set the client preferences to display this data in bits or bytes per second. The default polling interval is 15 seconds, but you can change the frequency in the Poller Settings dialog box, which you launch by clicking the Change Poller button.

The Performance tab also shows total send and receive errors when you select a backhaul interface.

This section provides information about:

Viewing Shorthaul Performance Data

Viewing Backhaul Performance Data

Viewing Shorthaul Performance Data

The Performance tab for a shorthaul interface displays a single chart that shows:

The send rate plotted in one color and the receive rate plotted in a different color (Figure 8-20).

A vertical band when the congestion mechanism is active (see the Cisco MWR 1941-DC-A Mobile Wireless Edge Router Software Configuration Guide for congestion management information).

A different colored vertical band when no data exists.

Figure 8-20 Performance Tab for Shorthaul Interface

Content Pane

The content (right) pane contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Change Poller

Button that opens the Poller Settings dialog box. See Change Poller.

Poll Interval

Label that shows the current poll interval in seconds.

Bits or Bytes/Sec

Y-axis label that displays traffic rate in bits or bytes per second. The default is bits per second. The Y axis automatically scales to the interface speed. To change the charts to show bytes per second, uncheck the Show Details in Bits instead of Bytes check box in the Preferences window (General Display Settings, page 5-4).

Time

X-axis label that displays a real-time scale and the server time zone.

Legend

Identifies the data series currently showing in the chart.

No Data—Data is not available. A vertical bar appears in the chart.

Congestion Active—Shows when the shorthaul is in a congested state. A vertical bar appears in the chart.

Note You can configure the congestion mechanism for low-latency GSM and UMTS traffic. Other traffic (for example, SNMP or file transfer) can be discarded without entering the congestion mechanism. For detailed information about GSM and UMTS congestion management, see the Cisco MWR 1941-DC-A Mobile Wireless Edge Router Software Configuration Guide.


Change Poller

To change the poll interval, click the Change Poller button. The MWTM displays the Poller Settings dialog box (Figure 8-21).

Figure 8-21 Poller Settings Window

The Poller Settings window displays these labels and buttons for the selected shorthaul or backhaul interface:

Label/Button
Description

Poll Interval (secs)

The poll interval, in seconds, for the selected node.

To set a new poll interval, click in the Poll Interval (secs) text box and enter a new value. The default value is 15 seconds. Valid values are between 5 and 60.

Current Poll Interval

Value of the poll interval currently in use.

Number of Polls Received

Number of polls received by the selected node.

Running Time

Time in hours, minutes, and seconds that the poller is running.

Change

Changes the poll interval from the current setting to the value you have entered in the Poll Interval (secs) text box.

Close

Closes the Poller Settings window.

Help

Displays online help for the current window.


Right-click Menu

A right-click context menu provides options to navigate to the backhauls that are associated with the selected shorthaul interface. You can also modify how the chart appears. The right-click menu contains:

Menu options
Description

Goto > backhaul

Opens the Performance tab for the backhaul interface associated with the selected shorthaul interface.

Hide > field

Hides the currently shown data series.

Show > field

Shows the currently shown data series.

Reset Zoom

If you have zoomed into a specific area of the chart, resets the zoom.

Note To zoom into a specific area of the chart, use the left mouse button to drag a box around the area.

Grid On

Displays a grid on the chart.

Grid Off

Removes the grid from the chart.

Shapes On

Displays individual data points as shapes on the send and receive rate lines and the chart legend.

Shapes Off

Removes shapes from the send and receive rate lines and the chart legend.


Viewing Backhaul Performance Data

The Performance tab for a backhaul interface displays multiple charts within a split pane (Figure 8-22). The top pane displays send rate statistics, and the bottom pane displays receive rate statistics. You can maximize either pane to full screen size by using the split-pane control bar.

Figure 8-22 Performance Tab for Backhaul Interface

Each pane contains three charts that share the same time domain:

Top chart—Displays total GSM traffic, total UMTS traffic, and total traffic (a summation of total GSM and total UMTS) in bits or bytes per second (left Y axis). The right Y axis displays the backhaul utilization as a percentage of the user bandwidth. You can change the scale of the Y axis by changing the User Bandwidth (see Editing Properties for a RAN-O Backhaul, page 6-33). The Y axis automatically scales to the User Bandwidth.

The top chart overlays the traffic display on top of threshold ranges (acceptable, warning, and overloaded) that are represented by color-coded, horizontal bands.

Middle chart—Displays the traffic rates in bits or bytes per second for each shorthaul interface that is associated with the backhaul interface.

Bottom chart—Displays total send-and-receive errors per second over time for all of the shorthaul interfaces included in the backhaul interface.

Content Pane

The content (right) pane contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Change Poller

Button that opens the Poller Settings dialog box. See Change Poller.

Poll Interval

Label that shows the current poll interval in seconds.

SH or BH
Bits or Bytes/Sec

Left Y-axis label that displays shorthaul (SH) or backhaul (BH) traffic rate in bits or bytes per second. The default is bits per second. This label appears for only the top and middle charts of both panes. The Y axis automatically scales to the User Bandwidth.

To change the charts to show bytes per second, uncheck the Show Details in Bits instead of Bytes check box in the Preferences window (General Display Settings, page 5-4).

% Utilization

Y-axis label on the right side of the chart. The right-side axis displays the backhaul utilization as a percentage of the User Bandwidth. The chart background is color-coded to indicate these thresholds:

Overloaded—Top portion of chart background

Warning—Middle portion of chart background

Acceptable—Bottom portion of chart background

For definitions of these thresholds, see Threshold Information (RAN-O Only).

To change threshold settings, including the User Bandwidth, see Editing Properties for a RAN-O Backhaul, page 6-33.

Errors/Sec

Y-axis label that displays the total number of errors per second for send and receive traffic. This label appears only for the bottom chart of both panes.

Note The same Errors/Sec chart appears in each pane.

Time

X-axis label that displays real-time scales for all the charts in the pane. The chart also shows the server time zone.

Split-pane Control

 

Pane sizing feature that separates the top and bottom panes. To fully expand the:

Bottom pane, click the noninverted triangle on the control bar.

Top pane, click the inverted triangle on the control bar.

To partially expand a pane, left-click the control bar and drag it up or down.

Legend

Color-coded legend to the right of the charts that describes the information that appears in all three charts of the pane.


Right-click Menu

A right-click context menu provides options to navigate to the shorthauls that are associated with the selected backhaul interface. You can also modify how the chart appears.

The right-click menu contains:

Menu options
Description

Goto > shorthaul

Opens the Performance tab for the shorthaul interface associated with the selected backhaul interface.

Display Series...

Opens the Display Series dialog box, which allows you to select data series to show or hide. See Display Series Dialog Box.

Reset Zoom

If you have zoomed into a specific area of the chart, resets the zoom.

Note To zoom into a specific area of the chart, use the left mouse button to drag a box around the area.

Grid On

Displays a grid on the chart.

Grid Off

Removes the grid from the chart.

Shapes On

Displays data points as shapes on the send and receive rate lines and the chart legend.

Shapes Off

Removes shapes from the send and receive rate lines and the chart legend.


Display Series Dialog Box

The Display Series dialog box allows you to select data series to show or hide.

The Display Series dialog box contains:

Column or Button
Description

Display

Column of check boxes that allow you to display (by checking) or hide (by unchecking) the data series associated with the selected backhaul.

The MWTM displays no more than 12 series by default. You can change this setting for the MWTM Client Display or the MWTM Web Display:

Display (continued)

MWTM Client Display

To change the maximum number of data series that the MWTM client interface displays by default, edit the MAX_CHART_SERIES parameter in the client-side System.properties file:

For the Windows client: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\MWTM Client
\properties\System.properties

For Solaris or Linux client: /opt/CSCOsgmClient/System.properties


Caution Depending on the processing power and memory of your client system, setting the MAX_CHART_SERIES parameter too high can cause the client display to become unresponsive. If the client becomes unresponsive, set the MAX_CHART_SERIES to a lower value.

Remember to restart the client to activate the new MAX_CHART_SERIES value.

Display (continued)

MWTM Web Display

To change the maximum number of data series that the MWTM web interface displays by default, edit the MAX_CHART_SERIES parameter in the server-side System.properties file: /opt/CSCOsgm/properties/System.properties.


Caution Depending on the number of shorthauls that you display, setting the MAX_CHART_SERIES parameter too high can cause the web display to become unresponsive. If the web become unresponsive, set the MAX_CHART_SERIES to a lower value.

Remember to restart the server to activate the new MAX_CHART_SERIES value.

Series Name

Name of the data series to display or hide.

RAN Backhaul

The RAN backhaul that is associated with the data series.

This column appears only when the selected backhaul is a virtual backhaul. For more information about virtual backhauls, see Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls.

Close

Closes the Display Series dialog box.

Help

Opens the help system for the Display Series dialog box.


Viewing Error Data

You view error data for a shorthaul or backhaul interface by selecting it in the navigation tree of the DEFAULT view (or any custom view) and clicking on the Errors tab in the right pane.

The Errors tab shows shorthaul and backhaul errors for the selected interface.


Note If the CISCO-IP-RAN-BACKHAUL-MIB on the node is not compliant with the MWTM, the MWTM issues the message:

MIB not compliant for reports

Install a version of IOS software on the node that is compatible with the MWTM. For a list of compatible IOS software, from the MWTM:

Web interface, choose Administrative > RAN-O OS README.

Client interface, choose View > Web > Administrative; then click RAN-O OS README.


Viewing Shorthaul Errors

When you select a GSM Abis shorthaul interface in the navigation tree within the DEFAULT view (or any custom view), the MWTM displays optimization, missed packet, and miscellaneous errors in the right pane (Figure 8-23). When you select a UMTS Iub shorthaul interface, the MWTM displays optimization and miscellaneous errors.

This window also includes a chart that displays the total number of errors per second. The chart has a right-click menu with options to similar to those of the right-click menu of the Performance window.

You can use the split pane control bar to resize or maximize the error tables or the error chart.

Figure 8-23 Example of Shorthaul Errors for GSM Abis Interface

Content Pane

The content (right) pane contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Change Poller

Button that opens the Poller Settings dialog box. See Change Poller.

Reset Counters

Opens the Reset Counters dialog box to configure the method of polling. See Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings, page 5-20.

Poller Counter Mode

Label that displays the polling mode that you configure in the Reset Counters dialog box.

Poll Interval

Label that shows the current poll interval in seconds.

Optimization Failures

Pane that displays optimization failures for the selected GSM Abis or UMTS Iub shorthaul interface. See Optimization Failures.

Miscellaneous

Pane that displays miscellaneous errors on the selected shorthaul interface. See Miscellaneous.

Note This pane appears for both GSM Abis and UMTS Iub shorthaul interfaces but with some differences in the types of errors shown.

Missed Packets

Pane that displays missed packet errors on the selected GSM Abis shorthaul interface. See Missed Packets.

Note This pane appears only for GSM Abis shorthaul interfaces.

Split-pane Control Bar

Pane sizing feature that separates the top and bottom panes. To fully expand the:

Bottom pane, click the noninverted triangle on the control bar.

Top pane, click the inverted triangle on the control bar.

To partially expand a pane, left-click the control bar and drag it up or down.

Total Errors / Second

Chart that displays the total number of errors per second on the shorthaul interface. See Total Errors per Second.


Optimization Failures

The Optimization Failures pane has a table that contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Columns

Table columns that list:

Type of error—Type of optimization failure on the GSM Abis or UMTS Iub

Counters—Number of errors of a particular type

Rates (per sec)—Error rate for a particular type of error

Total

Total number of optimization failures encountered during the compression and decompression of the GSM-Abis or UMTS-Iub traffic.

Packet Unavailable

The number of times compression failed because a packet was unavailable.

Reconstruction Failures

The number of times information in a packet could not be decompressed.

Encapsulation Errors

The number of times compression failed because of encapsulation errors.

QoS Drops

The number of times compression failed because of quality of service errors or traffic load.

Peer Route Unavailable

The number of times compression failed because a route to the peer was not available.

Interface Down

The number of times compression failed because an interface was down.

Congestion Drops (GSM Abis only)

The number of dropped GSM packets or UMTS cells because of traffic congestion.

Note You can configure the congestion mechanism for low-latency GSM and UMTS traffic. Other traffic (for example, SNMP or file transfer) can be discarded without entering the congestion mechanism. For detailed information about GSM and UMTS congestion management, see the Cisco MWR 1941-DC-A Mobile Wireless Edge Router Software Configuration Guide.


Miscellaneous

The Miscellaneous pane has a table that contains:


Note The error types in the table apply to UMTS Iub and GSM Abis shorthaul interfaces unless otherwise noted.


GUI Elements
Description

Columns

Table columns that list:

Type of error—Type of miscellaneous error on the GSM Abis or UMTS Iub shorthaul.

Counters—Number of errors of a particular type.

Rates (per sec)—Error rate for a particular type of error.

Total

Total number of miscellaneous failures encountered during the compression and decompression of the GSM-Abis or UMTS-Iub traffic.

Peer Not Ready

The count of packets dropped on the backhaul because the peer was not ready.

Peer Not Active (GSM Abis only)

The count of packets dropped on the backhaul because the peer was reachable but not in an active state.

Invalid Packets

The number of backhaul packets that were received and dropped because they contained invalid information.

Packet Allocation (UMTS Iub only)

The number of times a packet could not be allocated to send data on the UMTS Iub shorthaul interface.

Protocol Encapsulation Errors (UMTS Iub only)

The number of times compression failed because of encapsulation errors.

Local PVC Unavailable (UMTS Iub only)

The number of packets dropped because a local PVC was unavailable.

Remote PVC Unavailable (UMTS Iub only)

The number of packets dropped because a remote PVC was unavailable.

Backhaul Drops (UMTS Iub only)

The number of packets dropped on the backhaul.

Lost Received Packets (GSM Abis only)

The number of backhaul packets expected to be received but that never arrived.

Lost Sent Packets (GSM Abis only)

The number of backhaul packets sent but the peer never received.

Fast Send Failures (GSM Abis only)

The number of fast send failures on the shorthaul interface.

Transmit Failures (GSM Abis only)

The number of packet transmit failures on the shorthaul interface.

Interrupt Failures (GSM Abis only)

The number of packets lost due to interrupt failures.

Late Arrivals (GSM Abis only)

The number of GSM packets that arrived later than the allowed time.

Early Arrivals (GSM Abis only)

The number of GSM packets that arrived earlier than the allowed time.


Missed Packets

The Missed Packets pane appears only for GSM Abis shorthaul interfaces and has a table that contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Columns

Table columns that list:

Type of error—Type of missed packet error on the GSM Abis shorthaul interface.

Counters—Number of errors of a particular type.

Rates (per sec)—Error rate for a particular type of error.

Total

Total number of missed packet errors encountered during the compression and decompression of the GSM-Abis shorthaul interface.

Late Packets

The number of packets missed on the backhaul because they arrived past the allowed time frame

Lost Packets

The number of packets missed because they were lost on the backhaul

Overruns (GSM Abis only)

The number of packets missed due to the jitter buffer running out of available space.

Transmit Interface Resets (GSM Abis only)

The number of transmission interface resets.

Transmit Buffer Unavailable (GSM Abis only)

The number of times that the system is unable to allocate buffer for transmission.

Reset Event

The number of packets missed on the backhaul because of a reset event

Insufficient Memory

The number of packets missed on the backhaul for lack of available memory to allocate the packet


Total Errors per Second

The Total Errors per Second pane displays a chart that contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Total Errors/Second (shorthaul)

Chart title that lists the selected shorthaul.

Errors/Sec

Y-axis label that displays errors per second for the selected shorthaul.

Time

X-axis label that displays a real-time scale for the selected shorthaul. The chart also displays the server time zone.


A right-click menu provides navigational and chart control options. See Right-click Menu.

Viewing Backhaul Errors

When you select a backhaul interface in the navigation tree, the MWTM displays a chart in the right pane (Figure 8-24). The charts shows GSM and UMTS errors per second for each shorthaul interface included in the backhaul.

Figure 8-24 Example of Backhaul Errors Chart

The content (right) pane contains:

GUI Elements
Description

Change Poller

Button that opens the Poller Settings dialog box. See Change Poller.

Poll Interval

Label that shows the current poll interval in seconds.

Last Poll

Label that displays the date and time of the last poll.

GSM and UMTS Errors/Second

Chart title for GSM and UMTS errors.

Errors/Sec

Y-axis label that displays errors per second.

Time

X-axis label that displays a real-time scale and the server time zone.

Legend

Color-coded legend for the shorthaul interfaces included in the selected backhaul.


A right-click menu provides navigational and chart control options. See Right-click Menu.

Viewing RAN Shorthauls

To view RAN shorthauls that are associated with a RAN-O backhaul, select the backhaul object in the navigation tree in the left pane, and click the RAN Shorthauls tab in the right pane. The right pane displays a tabular list of RAN shorthauls that are associated with the selected backhaul.

To view descriptions of the columns of the RAN shorthauls table, see RAN Shorthauls Table, page 6-27.

Creating Virtual RAN Backhauls

You use the MWTM to create a virtual RAN backhaul by grouping real backhauls. A virtual backhaul is useful if you have configured several RAN backhauls for the same interface. To view the utilization for that interface, create a virtual RAN backhaul that contains all the real backhauls that you have configured for the interface.

To create a virtual RAN backhaul, right-click a RAN backhaul, then choose Create Virtual RAN Backhaul. The MWTM displays the Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor.

Figure 8-25 Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor

The Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor contains:

Field or Button
Description

Name

Name of the virtual RAN backhaul.

Available Backhauls

Pane that contains the Available Backhauls table, which contains these columns:

Name—Name of the RAN backhaul

Node—Node to which the RAN backhaul belongs

Included Backhauls

Pane that contains the Included Backhauls table, which contains these columns:

Name—Name of the RAN backhaul

Node—Node to which the RAN backhaul belongs

Add

Adds the selected backhaul to the Included Backhauls table.

Remove

Removes the selected backhaul from the Included Backhauls table.

Save

Saves the virtual RAN backhaul and closes the Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor.

Cancel

Cancels the current operation and closes the Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor.

Help

Opens the Help window for this feature.


To create a virtual RAN backhaul:


Step 1 Right-click a backhaul in the RAN Backhauls table or within a view in the navigation tree.

Step 2 Choose Create Virtual RAN Backhaul in the right-click menu.

The Virtual RAN Backhaul Editor appears.

Step 3 In the Available Backhauls pane, choose a backhaul from the table.

Step 4 Click Add to add the selected backhaul to the Included Backhauls table.

Step 5 Repeat Step 4 for each additional backhaul you want to include in the virtual backhaul.

Step 6 To remove a backhaul from the Included Backhauls table, choose a backhaul from the table and click Remove.

Step 7 In the Name field at the top of the dialog box, enter a name for the virtual backhaul.

Step 8 Click Save to create the virtual RAN backhaul and close the dialog box.