Cisco Unified Communications Operating System for Cisco Unity Connection Release 9.x
Status and Configuration
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Status and Configuration

Table Of Contents

Status and Configuration

Cluster Nodes

Hardware Status

Network Configuration

Installed Software

System Status

IP Preferences


Status and Configuration


This chapter provides information on administering the system and contains the following topics:

Cluster Nodes

Hardware Status

Network Configuration

Installed Software

System Status

IP Preferences

Cluster Nodes

To view information on the nodes in the cluster, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window navigate to Show > Cluster.

The Cluster Nodes window displays.

Step 2 For a description of the fields on the Cluster Nodes window, see Table 3-1.


Table 3-1 Cluster Nodes Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Hostname

Displays the complete hostname of the server.

IP Address

Displays the IP address of the server.

Alias

Displays the alias name of the server, when defined.

Type of Node

Indicates whether the server is a publisher node or a subscriber node.


Hardware Status

To view the hardware status, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window, navigate to Show > Hardware.

The Hardware status window displays.

Step 2 For descriptions of the fields on the Hardware Status window, see Table 3-2.


Table 3-2 Hardware Status Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Platform Type

Displays the model identity of the platform server.

Processor Speed

Displays the processor speed.

CPU Type

Displays the type of processor in the platform server.

Memory

Displays the total amount of memory in MBytes.

Object ID

Displays the object ID.

OS Version

Displays the operating system version.

RAID Details

Displays details about the RAID drive, including controller information, logical drive information, and physical device information.


Network Configuration

The network status information that displays depends on whether Network Fault Tolerance is enabled. When Network Fault Tolerance is enabled, Ethernet port 1 automatically takes over network communications if Ethernet port 0 fails. If Network Fault Tolerance is enabled, network status information displays for the network ports Ethernet 0, Ethernet 1, and Bond 0. If Network Fault Tolerance is not enabled, status information displays only for Ethernet 0.

To view the network status, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window, navigate to Show > Network.

The Network Settings window displays.

Step 2 See Table 3-3 for descriptions of the fields on the Network Settings window.


Table 3-3 Network Configuration Field Descriptions

Field
Description
Ethernet Details

DHCP

Indicates whether DHCP is enabled for Ethernet port 0.

Status

Indicates whether the port is Up or Down for Ethernet ports 0 and 1.

IP Address

Shows the IP address of Ethernet port 0 [and Ethernet port 1 if Network Fault Tolerance (NFT) is enabled].

IP Mask

Shows the IP mask of Ethernet port 0 (and Ethernet port 1 if NFT is enabled).

Link Detected

Indicates whether an active link exists.

Queue Length

Displays the length of the queue.

MTU

Displays the maximum transmission unit.

MAC Address

Displays the hardware address of the port.

Receive Statistics (RX)

Displays information on received bytes, packets, and errors, as well as dropped and overrun statistics.

Transmit Statistics (TX)

Displays information on transmitted bytes, packets, and errors, as well as dropped, carrier, and collision statistics.

DNS Details

Primary

Displays the IP address of the primary domain name server.

Secondary

Displays the IP address of the secondary domain name server.

Options

Displays the configured DNS options.

Domain

Displays the domain of the server.

Gateway

Displays the IP address of the network gateway on Ethernet port 0.


Installed Software

To view the software versions and installed software options, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window, navigate to Show > Software.

The Software Packages window displays.

Step 2 For a description of the fields on the Software Packages window, see Table 3-4.


Table 3-4 Software Packages Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Partition Versions

Displays the software version that is running on the active and inactive partitions.

Active Version Installed Software Options

Displays the versions of installed software options, including locales and dial plans, that are installed on the active version.

Inactive Version Installed Software Options

Displays the versions of installed software options, including locales and dial plans, that are installed on the inactive version.


System Status

To view the system status, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window, navigate to Show > System.

The System Status window displays.

Step 2 See Table 3-5 for descriptions of the fields on the Platform Status window.


Table 3-5 System Status Field Descriptions  

Field
Description

Host Name

Displays the name of the Cisco MCS host where Cisco Unified Communications Operating System is installed.

Date

Displays the date and time based on the continent and region that were specified during operating system installation.

Time Zone

Displays the time zone that was chosen during installation.

Locale

Displays the language that was chosen during operating system installation.

Product Version

Displays the operating system version.

Platform Version

Displays the platform version.

Uptime

Displays system uptime information.

CPU

Displays the percentage of CPU capacity that is idle, the percentage that is running system processes, and the percentage that is running user processes.

Memory

Displays information about memory usage, including the amount of total memory, free memory, and used memory in KBytes.

Disk/active

Displays the amount of total, free, and used disk space on the active disk.

Disk/inactive

Displays the amount of total, free, and used disk space on the inactive disk.

Disk/logging

Displays the amount of total, free, and disk space that is used for disk logging.


IP Preferences

You can use the IP Preferences window to display a list of registered ports that the system can use. The IP Preferences window contains the following information:

Application

Protocol

Port Number

Type

Translated Port

Status

Description

To access the IP Preferences window, follow this procedure.

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration window, choose Show > IP Preferences.

The IP Preferences window displays. Records from an active (prior) query may also display in the window.

Step 2 To find all records in the database, ensure the dialog box is empty; go to Step 3.

To filter or search records

From the first drop-down list box, select a search parameter.

From the second drop-down list box, select a search pattern.

Specify the appropriate search text, if applicable.


Note To add additional search criteria, click the + button. When you add criteria, the system searches for a record that matches all criteria that you specify. To remove criteria, click the - button to remove the last added criterion or click the Clear Filter button to remove all added search criteria.


Step 3 Click Find.

All matching records display. You can change the number of items that display on each page by choosing a different value from the Rows per Page drop-down list box.

For a description of the IP Preferences fields, see


Table 3-6 IP Preferences Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Application

Name of the application using (listening on) the port.

Protocol

Protocol used on this port (TCP, UDP, and so on).

Port Number

Numeric port number.

Type

Type of traffic allowed on this port:

Public—All traffic allowed

Translated—All traffic allowed but forwarded to a different port

Private—Traffic only allowed from a defined set of remote servers, for example, other nodes in the cluster

Translated Port

Traffic destined for this port get forwarded to the port listed in the Port Number column. This field applies to Translated type ports only.

Status

Status of port usage:

Enabled—In use by the application and opened by the firewall

Disabled—Blocked by the firewall and not in use

Description

Brief description of how the port is used.