Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration Guide, Release 5.0(2)
Platform Status and Configuration
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Platform Status and Configuration

Table Of Contents

Platform Status and Configuration

Cluster Nodes

Hardware Status

Logs

Network Status

Installed Software

System Status


Platform Status and Configuration


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

Cluster Nodes

Hardware Status

Logs

Network Status

Installed Software

System Status

You can view the status of the platform, platform hardware, or the network.

Cluster Nodes

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

Procedure


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

The Platform Hardware status window displays.

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


Table 3-2 Platform Hardware Status Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Hardware Platform

Displays the model identity of the platform server.

Number of Processors

Displays the number of processors in the platform server.

CPU Type

Displays the type of processor in the platform server.

Memory

Displays the total amount of memory in MBytes.

Detailed Report

Displays a detailed summary of the platform hardware.


Logs

To view system logs, you must install the Cisco Unified CallManager Real-Time Monitoring Tool (RTMT). For more information on installing and using the RTMT, see the Cisco Unified CallManager Serviceability Administration Guide, Release 5.0(2).

Network Status

To view the network status, follow this procedure:

Procedure


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

The Network Settings window displays.

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


Table 3-3 Platform Network Status Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Status

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

DHCP

Indicates whether DHCP is enabled for Ethernet port 0.

MAC Address

Displays the hardware address of the port.

Speed

Displays the speed of the connection.

Duplex

Displays the duplex mode.

IP Address

Shows the IP address of Ethernet port 0.

IP Mask

Shows the IP mask of Ethernet port 0.

Link Detected

Indicates whether there is an active link.

Auto Negotiation

Indicates whether auto negotiation is active.

MTU

Displays the maximum transmission unit.

Queue Length

Displays the length of the queue.

Receive Statistics

Displays information on received bytes and packets.

Transmit Statistics

Displays information on transmitted bytes and packets.

Primary DNS

Displays the IP address of the primary domain name server.

Secondary DNS

Displays the IP address of the secondary domain name server.

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 Platform 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

Active Version

Displays the software version that is running on the active partition.

Inactive Version

Displays the software version that is running on the inactive partition.

Installed Software Options

Displays the versions of installed software options, including locales and dial plans.


System Status

To view the system status, follow this procedure:

Procedure


Step 1 From the Cisco Unified Communications Platform 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 Platform Status Field Descriptions

Field
Description

Host Name

Displays the name of the Cisco MCS host where Cisco Platform Administration is installed.

Date/Time

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

Locale

Displays the language that was chosen during platform installation.

Time Zone

Displays the time zone that was chosen during installation.

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 the amount of total memory, free memory, and used memory in KBytes.

Active Partition

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

Inactive Partition

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

Log Partition

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