Cisco Unified Communications Operating System Administration Guide for Cisco Unified Presence Release 6.0(1)
Platform Status and Configuration
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Platform Status and Configuration

Table Of Contents

Platform Status and Configuration

Cluster Nodes

Hardware Status

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

Network Status

Installed Software

System Status

You can view the status of the operating system, 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 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 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

Platform Type

Displays the model identity of the platform server.

Processor Speed

Displays processor speed (measured in MHz) in the platform server.

CPU Type

Displays the type of processor in the platform server.

Memory

Displays the total amount of memory in MBytes.

Object ID

Used by SNMP to identify an object.

OS Version

Displays the version of the platform operating system.

RAID Details

Displays RAID controller and logical drive status if the machine is RAID enabled.


Network Status

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 Settings Field Descriptions

Field
Description

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

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 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 Platform Status Field Descriptions  

Field
Description

Host Name

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

Date/Time

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.