Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Guide - Advanced, 10.0
Monitoring the Device Status
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Monitoring the Device Status

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Monitoring the Device Status

You can monitor the Unified Communications (UC) phone network using the Diagnostics Summary Views. The Diagnostics Summary Views provide the following information:

  • Registration status of IP telephony and voice gateway devices.
  • SRST status of SRST-enabled devices.
  • Logical relationship between all voice devices.
  • High-level summary of the faults on all Cisco Unified CM clusters.
  • Number of calls attempted and completed over the last 24 hours in each Cisco Unified CM cluster.
  • Summary of the batch, synthetic, and phone tests.
  • Summary of events across all the devices in a cluster.
  • High-level cluster information.
  • System utilization of each Cisco Unified CM node in a cluster.

Diagnostics Summary View

The Diagnostics Summary View (Operate > Diagnose > Diagnostics Summary) displays the status of monitored devices, applications, and IP phones. It also provides single-screen views that group component status at network, cluster, Cisco Unified CM, device pool, or phone level.

Click on the respective device or application or cluster on the Diagnostics Summary View page to launch its view. For example, click a cluster to launch the Cluster View. You can launch the following views from the Diagnostics Summary View

The phone counts shown in the Diagnostics Summary View and Endpoint Health Summary dashlet will be in sync, with maximum of 10 minutes delay. You can also schedule cluster discovery to trigger this sync manually, if required. Cluster discovery will also resync the registration status for all phones. If cluster discovery is not scheduled manually, this would be synched as part of nightly cluster discovery.


Note


Portlets are limited to 20 records in the default view. You can maximize the portlet to view 100 records. If required, you can export the CSV file to view all the records.


You can arrange the portlets in the Diagnostics Summary View using the Change Layout option (under the tool icon).

Summary View

The Summary view provides information about the Cisco Unified CM clusters, UC voice applications, infrastructure devices, and PSTN trunks.

The Summary view contains the following portlets:

UCM Cluster Alarm Summary

The UCM Cluster Alarm Summary portlet provides a high-level summary of the faults on all clusters managed by Prime Collaboration.

You can click on the critical, major, minor, and warning alarms data to launch the Alarms Monitor, where you can view the associated alarms for a cluster.

Click on the cluster name link to launch the Cluster View.

UCM Cluster Call Usage Summary

The UCM Cluster Call Usage Summary portlet provides information about the call usage in each Cisco Unified CM cluster. It displays the following information:

  • Number of calls attempted and completed in the current hour and peak hour.
  • Number of calls that have been attempted in the cluster since the last restart of the UCM Service on each of the nodes.

Click on the cluster name link to launch the Cluster View. You can also click on the Call Statistics graph to view more details.

UCM Cluster Device Registration Summary I

The UCM Cluster Device Registration Summary I portlet provides information about the registration status of endpoints (phones, media devices, and Media Gateway Control Protocol [MGCP] gateways) for each cluster.

The following information is displayed for endpoints:

  • Numbers of endpoints that are registered with the primary Cisco Unified CM node.
  • Numbers of endpoints that are registered with the backup Cisco Unified CM node.
  • Numbers of endpoints that are unregistered.
  • Numbers of endpoints that are unknown or rejected.

You can click on the endpoints link to view the diagnostic report.

Click on the cluster name link to launch the Cluster View.

UCM Cluster Device Registration Summary II

The UCM Cluster Device Registration Summary II portlet provides information about the registration status of Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) route points, CTI ports, and voice mail ports for each cluster.

You can click on the endpoints link to view the diagnostic report.

Click on the cluster name link to launch the Cluster View.

UC Phone Tests Summary

The UC Phone Tests Summary portlet displays the phone tests summary for all the Cisco Unified CM nodes.

It provides the following details:

  • Number of phones tested
  • List of tested features
  • Date and time test last completed
  • Result of latest phone test

UC Synthetic Tests Summary

The UC Synthetic Tests Summary portlet displays the synthetic test summary for all the Cisco Unified CM nodes.

It provides the following details:

  • Name of the cluster or device tested
  • Synthetic test type
  • Result of the most recent test
  • Number of times the test has been executed in the last 24 hours
  • Percentage of failed tests for the last 24 hours

UCM Express Summary

The UCM Express Summary portlet displays information about Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (Cisco Unified CME) devices and associated Cisco Unity Express devices.

It also displays the following information:

  • Number of ephones registered with each CME. You can click on the number to view the phone details report.
  • Number of unregistered ephones. Click on the number to view the phone details report.
  • Total number of active and acknowledged alarms on the CME. Click on the number to launch the Alarms Monitor.
  • Registration status of CUE with CME. If the CUE is not integrated with the CME or if the CUE is not managed in Prime Collaboration, this column displays N/A.
  • Total number of active and acknowledged alarms on the CUE. Click on the number to launch the Alarms Monitor.

UC Voice Application Summary

The UC Voice Application Summary portlet displays the status of all the voice applications deployed in your network.

It provides the following information:

  • Voice application name. Click on this link to launch the Detailed Device View (except for Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection devices, which launches VoiceMail View).
  • Application Type.
  • Number of alarms on the voice application. It includes Active and Acknowledged events. Click on this number to launch the Alarms Monitor.
  • Cluster to which the voice application is integrated. Click on this hyperlink to launch the Cluster view.

UC Infrastructure Device Summary

The UC Infrastructure Device Summary portlet provides information about the Cisco IOS-based infrastructure devices deployed in your network.

It displays the following information:

  • Infrastructure device name. Click on this link to launch the Detailed Device View or Gateway View).
  • IP address, version, and device type.
  • Number of active and acknowledged alarms. Click on this number to launch the Alarms Monitor.
  • Cluster to which the voice application is integrated. Click on this hyperlink to launch the Cluster view.

PSTN Trunk Summary

The PSTN Trunk Summary portlet displays the trunk utilization status. It displays a red flag when a high trunk utilization event occurs on the trunk.

It provides the following information:

  • IP address or name of the gateway
  • Operation status of ports on the voice gateway
  • Number of channels that are currently in use on the port. A dash represents analog ports.
  • Current channel utilization. Click on the bar to launch the utilization graph.

Presence View

The Presence view provides information about the Cisco Unified Presence servers deployed in your network. To get to Presence View, add Presence Cluster and go to Device Search.

The following table describes the portlets that are available in the Presence view.

Table 1 Presence View Portlets

Portlet Name

Description

Presence Summary

Displays the following information for each Presence server:

  • Name
  • IP address
  • Version
  • Database replication status
  • Total number of events and their severity (Critical, Warning, or Informational)

Presence Resource Utilization Summary

Displays the following information for each Presence server:

  • CPU usage
  • Virtual Memory usage
  • Disk usage (in percentage)

Total XMPP Client Connections

Displays the number of connected sockets in the Connection Manager component for each Presence server. This value is polled every four minutes by default.

Instant Messages in the Last 60 Seconds

Displays the number of instant messages in the last 60 seconds for the Presence server. This value is polled every four minutes by default.

Presence Events Summary

Displays the event details for each Presence Server.

Presence Voice Services

Displays the status of voice services associated with the Presence Server.

Total Text Conferencing Rooms

Displays the total number of text conferencing rooms available for usage. This value is polled every four minutes by default

Server View

The Server View provides information about the Cisco Unified CM servers. It contains the following portlets:

Server Summary

The Server Summary portlet displays the following information:

  • Name, version, and model of Cisco Unified CM server.
  • Name of the cluster.
  • Total number of alarms (Critical, Major, Minor, Warning).

You can launch the performance graph and UC Topology View from this portlet.

UCM Resource Utilization Summary

The UCM Resource Utilization Summary portlet displays the system utilization status of the Cisco Unified CM server.

It provides the following information:

  • CPU usage
  • Virtual memory usage
  • Disk Usage (Common/Log partition usage)

UCM Services Summary

The UCM Services Summary portlet provides the summary of services running on the Cisco Unified CM server.

It displays the following information:

  • Name of the service.
  • Status of the service: Running, Stopped, or Deactivated.
  • Time since the service began running. If the service is stopped or deactivated, N/A will be displayed.

UCM Call Usage Summary

The UCM Call Usage Summary portlet displays the following information:

  • Total number of calls that have been attempted on this server.
  • Total number of calls that have been successfully completed on this server.
  • Number of calls that have been attempted and successfully completed in the current hour.

It also displays the Call Statistics graph for the last 24 hours.

UC End-to-End Synthetic Tests Summary

The UC End-to-End Synthetic Tests Summary portlet helps you to verify whether a specific voice application can service requests, such as emulating calls to a simulated or real IP phone.

It displays the following information:

  • Synthetic test name.
  • IP address or DNS name of destination phone.
  • Result of most recent test.
  • Number of times the test has been executed in the last 24 hours.
  • Percentage of failed tests.

UCM Registered Device Summary

The UCM Registered Device Summary portlet displays the number of endpoints registered with each Unified CM node in a cluster.

It provides the following information:

  • Number of phones registered with this Unified CM node. Click on the number to view the phone report.
  • Number of media resources (hardware and software) registered with this Unified CM node.
  • Number of MGCP gateways (including each port) registered with this Unified CM node.
  • Number of CTI Route Points, CTI ports, and VM ports registered with this Unified CM node.

UCM Alarm Summary

The UCM Alarm Summary portlet lists the active alarms on the Cisco Unified CM server.

It displays the following information:

  • Alarm Severity
  • Components of the alarm
  • Total number of acknowledged alarms
  • Time at which the alarm was first reported

UC Synthetic Tests Summary

The UC Synthetic Tests Summary portlet displays the synthetic test summary for all the Cisco Unified CM nodes.

It provides the following details:

  • Name of the cluster or device tested
  • Synthetic test type
  • Result of the most recent test
  • Number of times the test has been executed in the last 24 hours
  • Percentage of failed tests for the last 24 hours

Cluster View

The Cluster View provides detailed information about the Cisco Unified CM clusters. It contains the following portlets:

UC Cluster Alarm Summary

The UC Cluster Alarm Summary portlet provides the summary of events across all the devices in a cluster. It includes the Cisco Unified CM nodes as well as the associated devices, like gateways.

It displays the following information:

  • Highest severity of alarm on the device.
  • Device on which the alarm occurred. Click on the device name to view the Server Summary.
  • IP address and device type.
  • Total number of alarms on this device. Click on this number to launch the Alarm Monitor.

Cluster Summary

The Cluster Summary portlet provides high-level cluster information including cluster size, number of device pools, number of configured phones, gateways, and total events on the cluster.

It displays the following information:

  • Total number of nodes in the cluster.
  • Total number of device pools in the cluster.
  • Number of configured phones.
  • Number of MGCP and H323 gateways in the cluster.
  • Number of SIP trunks/gateways in the cluster.
  • Number of alarms (Critical, Major, Minor).
  • Database replication status.

UCM Cluster Device Pool Summary

The UCM Cluster Device Pool Summary portlet provides the summary of phones in the cluster at the device pool level.

It displays the following information:

  • Service quality events.
  • Number of phones configured to this device pool.
  • Number of phones that are registered with the primary Cisco Unified CM.
  • Number of phones that are registered with the secondary or tertiary Cisco Unified CM.
  • Number of phones that are unregistered.
  • Number of phones that are in Unknown or Rejected states.

UCM Resource Utilization Summary

The UCM Resource Utilization Summary portlet displays the system utilization status for each Unified CM node in the cluster.

It provides the following information:

  • Cisco Unified CM node name (click on this link to launch the Server View)
  • CPU usage
  • Virtual memory usage
  • Disk Usage (Common/Log partition usage)

UCM Cluster Route Pattern Summary

The UCM Cluster Route Pattern Summary portlet displays performance graphs for utilization and call volume for each route group. It also displays the route lists configured in the cluster.

You can view the following information from this portlet:

  • Route list or gateway name.
  • Route group utilization—Click this icon to view a graph showing the hourly averaged route group utilization based on the CDR processing. The graph plots three parameters: incoming, outgoing, and total route group utilization. To see route group utilization data, you must configure maximum capacity for each member of the route group.
  • Route pattern associated with the route group.

UCM Cluster Route Group Utilization Summary

This portlet displays CDR and Channel based utilization for each route group in a cluster. It also displays route patterns configured in the cluster.

Click Channel Utilization progress bar to launch the utilization graph (for mins) (Diagnostics Summary).

You can sort on utilization or call volume when you click CDR, Call Volume, Channel Utilization.


Note


If a gateway is associated with more than one route group, then the gateway utilization value is taken from one of the route groups with which a specific gateway is associated. 
If a gateway g1 is part of RG1 and RG2 and if the gateway utilization is 10%, then RG1 and RG2 utilization are computed considering the value 10 irrespective of calls through that gateway.


UCM Registered Device Summary

The UCM Registered Device Summary portlet displays the number of endpoints registered with each Unified CM node in a cluster.

It provides the following information:

  • Number of phones registered with this Unified CM node. Click on the number to view the phone report.
  • Number of media resources (hardware and software) registered with this Unified CM node.
  • Number of MGCP gateways (including each port) registered with this Unified CM node.
  • Number of CTI route points, CTI ports, and VM ports registered with this Unified CM node.

UCM Cluster SRST Reference Summary

The UCM Cluster SRST Reference Summary portlet provides information about the phones configured for Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST).

It displays the following information:

  • IP address of the SRST router
  • Associated device pools
  • Number of registered phones in this device pool
  • Number of unregistered phones in this device pool

UCM Cluster Location Summary

The UCM Cluster Location Summary portlet provides bandwidth and call statistics data.

It displays the following information:

  • Location name.
  • Maximum bandwidth allowed on this device.
  • Bandwidth remaining for use.
  • Number of active calls.
  • Number of calls that did not reach their destination for the last 24 hours.

You can click on the Voice or Video radio button to view the audio or video call statistics.


Note


The Active Calls field will display the total number of audio and video calls, irrespective of whether Voice or Video is selected. Cisco Unified CM does not support granularity at the call type level, so individual counts for voice and video calls will not be available.


UCM Cluster Gatekeeper Zone Summary

The UCM Cluster Gatekeeper Zone Summary portlet provides the cluster gatekeeper bandwidth details.

It displays the following information:

  • Name or IP address of the gatekeeper
  • Total bandwidth for a zone
  • Current bandwidth consumption
  • Successful call admission
  • Number of rejected call admissions

UCM Cluster Device License Summary

The UCM Cluster Device License Summary portlet provides information about the device licenses for each Cisco Unified CM cluster.

It displays the following information:

  • Type of license for phones and nodes.
  • Maximum count of units authorized per license upload.
  • Number of licenses used.
  • Number of licenses remaining.

UCM Call Usage Summary

The UCM Call Usage Summary portlet provides the call statistics details for all the Cisco Unified CM nodes.

It displays the following information:

  • Nodes that are part of this cluster.
  • Number of calls that have been attempted on this server since the last restart of Cisco Unified CM.
  • Number of calls that have been successfully completed on this server since the last restart of Cisco Unified CM.
  • Number of calls that have been attempted and successfully completed in the current hour.
  • Number of calls that have been attempted and successfully completed in the cluster during the peak hour over the past 24 hours.

UC End-to-End Synthetic Tests Summary

The UC End-to-End Synthetic Tests Summary portlet helps you to verify whether a specific voice application can service requests, such as emulating calls to a simulated or real IP phone.

It displays the following information:

  • Synthetic test name
  • Date and time test is scheduled to run
  • Result of most recent test
  • Number of times the test has been executed in the last 24 hours
  • Percentage of failed tests

UC Phone View

The UC Phone view provides information about the IP phones, diagnostic tests, and service quality events. It contains the following portlets:

Phone Summary

The Phone Summary portlet displays the following information:

  • MAC address, extension, model, and IP address of the IP phone.
  • Protocol used between the call agent and IP phone.
  • VLAN to which the IP phone belongs.
  • Status of the switch port to which the IP phone is connected.
  • Boot load ID of the image on the IP phone.
  • Partition to which the IP phone belongs.
  • Device pool to which this IP phone belongs.
  • Number of phone extensions assigned to this IP phone.
  • Registration status of the IP phone.
  • Cisco Unified CM with which this IP phone is registered.

UC Phone Tests Summary

The UC Phone Tests Summary portlet displays the phone tests summary for all the Cisco Unified CM nodes.

It provides the following details:

  • Number of phones tested
  • List of tested features
  • Date and time test last completed
  • Result of latest phone test

UC Phone SQ Event Summary

The UC Phone Service Quality (SQ) Event Summary portlet lists all the SQ events reported on the IP phone.

It displays the following information:

  • Highest severity of event on the device
  • MOS value of the call
  • Number of packets lost and jitter
  • Codec in use on the destination
  • Cause of the SQ event
  • Time at which the event was reported

Gateway View

The Gateway view provides information about the voice gateway devices, gateway events, and gateway resource utilization. It contains the following portlets:

Gateway Summary

The Gateway Summary portlet provides information about the voice gateway devices.

It displays the following information:

  • Voice gateway device name, IP address, and device type.
  • Cluster to which the voice gateway device is integrated. Click on this hyperlink to launch the Cluster view.
  • Total number of alarms (Critical, Major, Minor, Warning).

Gateway DSP Utilization Summary

The Gateway digital signal processor (DSP) Utilization Summary portlet provides the following information for Voice Gateway devices, in graph format:

  • Media Termination Point (MTP) session usage
  • Transcode session usage
  • DSP utilization

Gateway Alarms Summary

The Gateway Alarms Summary portlet provides summary of active alarms for voice gateway devices.

It displays the following information:

  • Alarm Severity
  • Components of the alarm
  • Total number of acknowledged alarms
  • Time at which the alarm was first reported

Gateway Voice Interface

The Gateway Voice Interface portlet provides details about the voice interfaces available on the gateway.

It displays the following information:

  • Voice interface name.
  • Operation status of the ports on the voice interface.
  • Number of channels currently in use on the port. A dash represents analog ports.
  • Current channel utilization.

Gateway Resource Utilization Summary

The Gateway Resource Utilization Summary portlet provides real-time resource utilization data for voice gateway devices, in graph format.

It displays the following information:

  • CPU last minute usage
  • Processor memory usage
  • I/O memory usage

Voicemail View

The Voicemail View provides information about the Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection devices deployed in your network. It contains the following portlets:

Voicemail Summary

The Voicemail Summary displays the following information:

  • Device name, IP address, and device type.
  • Cluster to which Cisco Unity or Cisco Unity Connection is registered.
  • Node type (publisher or subscriber).
  • Database replication status between publisher and subscriber.
  • Total number of inbound and outbound ports.
  • Number of active alarms (Critical, Major, Minor) on the Cisco Unity or Cisco Unity Connection device. Click on this number to launch the Alarm Monitor.

Voicemail Resource Utilization Summary

The Voicemail Resource Utilization Summary portlet provides resource utilization data for Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection devices.

It displays the following information:

  • Percentage of CPU usage. Click on the progress bar to view the utilization graph.
  • Percentage of virtual memory usage. Click on the progress bar to view the utilization graph.
  • Percentage of disk usage.
  • Number of active inbound ports, expressed as a percentage of the total inbound ports.
  • Number of active outbound ports, expressed as a percentage of the total outbound ports.

Voicemail License Summary

The Voicemail License Summary portlet provides license information for Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection devices.

It displays the following information

  • Type of license
  • Maximum count of units authorized per license
  • Number of licenses used
  • Number of licenses remaining

Voicemail Alarm Summary

The Voicemail Alarm Summary portlet lists the active alarms on Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection devices.

It displays the following information:

  • Alarm severity
  • Components of the alarm
  • Total number of acknowledged events
  • Time at which the event was first reported

Voicemail Services

The Voicemail Services portlet provides information about the voicemail services that run on a Cisco Unity and Cisco Unity Connection device.

It displays the following information:

  • Name of service.
  • Status of service.
  • Time since the service began running. If the service is stopped or deactivated, N/A will be displayed.

Performing Device Search

You can search for devices within a cluster, based on the search criteria you specify.

To , go to Operate > UC Cluster Status. You can view the devices based on the saved search criteria you select from the Saved Searched drop-down.


Note


The table displays only 200 entries. Therefore, we recommend that you use the filter criteria to the best use to ensure that you get the desired result.

To create a new search criteria:


    Step 1   Go to Operate > UC Cluster Status. .
    Step 2   Click New Search.
    Step 3   Enter the Criteria Name, Device Type, and Polling Interval

    If you choose the devices only configured in the DB option, you cannot specify the polling interval or the other parameters, except the device type. This option displays the devices in the Unknown state.

    The same user cannot use the same search criteria name for the same cluster. The same user can have the criteria name for a different cluster.

    Step 4   For Custom Search, specify the status within call Manager, Device Model, and the Search with Name parameters.

    The search criteria available vary based on the device type you chose.

    Step 5   Click Search.

    The search results are displayed in window. The results get refreshed based on the polling interval you specify. You can launch the Unified CM from the IP address link available in the IP Address column.

    The search results also provides the following information:

    • App Info— The information about the application.
    • Configuration—This applies to H.323 Gateways.
    • Port/Channel Status—Shows all the configured port or channels and their status. You can set the polling interval to refresh this view.

    This search does not get saved in the database and cannot be retrieved after you log out, unless you save the search. To save the search, click the save icon.

    You can also edit a search that you had saved. You can delete a search that you had created, even if it is unsaved. Use the edit or delete icon to edit/delete the search. Fields that you cannot edit are disabled.

    Note   

    If you want to save the search criteria in Internet Explorer 9.0, you must enable Always Refresh from Server option in the browser. To enable this option, press the F12. In the Internet Explorer tool bar menu, choose Cache > Always refresh from server.