Release 3.0
Displaying and Configuring FTM Cards

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Displaying and Configuring FTM Cards

Displaying and Configuring FTM Cards

Displaying Card Parameters

To display the Card Configuration dialog for this device (using the rear or front view), right-click on the card to display the card "Configure" pop-up menu, then select Configure.

Front Card Configuration Dialog

Use this dialog to display FTM card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information.The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 7-1.


Table 7-1: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters—Front View
Parameter Description

Slot No.

Identifies the slot the card is in.

Card Status

Status of the card. Examples are:

  • Active—Card in use. No failure.

  • Standby—Card idle. No failures.

  • Failed—Card failed.

  • Down—Card downed.

  • Mismatch—Mismatch between front card and back card.

  • Missing—An active card has been removed.

FrontCard Type

Identifies the type of front card. In this case, it is an NTM.

Front Card Serial#

Serial number on the front card.

FrontCard Revision

Model, hardware revision, and firmware revision of the front card.

Card Y-RedStatus

Card Y-Redundancy status. The values can be one of: primary, secondary, null.

AssocCard for Y-red

Associated slot for this card's Y-Redundancy. If the Card Y-RedStatus is primary, the secondary card index displays in this field. If the Card Y-RedStatus is secondary, the primary slot index displays in this field. If Card Y-RedStatus is null, a zero (0) appears in this field.

No. Ports (Front Card)

Number of ports on the front card.




Note   This is not a configurable dialog.

Back Card Configuration Dialog

Use this dialog to view back card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information. The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 7-2.


Table 7-2: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters—Rear View
Parameter Description

Slot No.

Number that identifies the slot the card is installed in.

Card Status

Status of the card. Examples are:

  • Active—Card in use. No failure.

  • Standby—Card idle. No failures.

  • Failed—Card failed.

  • Down—Card downed.

  • Mismatch—Mismatch between front card and back card.

  • Missing—An active card has been removed.

BackCard Type

Back card type.

BackCard Serial #

Serial number on the card.

BackCard Revision

Model number and hardware revision of the back card.

No. Ports (Backcard)

Number of ports on the back of the card.




Note   The parameters in this dialog cannot be configured.

Displaying Port Parameters

To open the Port Configuration dialog, right-click on a port or trunk (rear view) to display the "Configure" pop-up menu, then click Configure. The Port Configuration dialog is displayed. The Category pull-down menu provides two FTM Port dialogs.

  • IGX:PortConfig (This is the default dialog.)

  • IGX:Port Real-Time Counters

These dialogs are described in the subsections that follow.

Port Configuration

To display and configure Ports on an FTM card, select IGX: Port Config from the Category<Ports menu. The parameters are described in Table 7-3.


Table 7-3: Port Configuration Dialog Parameters
Parameter Description

Card number

Number that identifies the slot the card is in.

Port Number

Port number of the logical port for that line.

Line Number

Number of the line.

Admin Status

Admin status of the port. Choose one from the pop-up menu:

  • up

  • down

  • modify

  • writeOnly

  • add

  • delete

Operational Status

Operational status of the port. Can be one of: active, failed, inactive, looped, unknown.

Port Speed

Baud rate of the port.

IDE to DE Map

Flag indicating whether or not the IDE to DE mapping should be performed. Choose one of the following from the pop-up menu: yes or no.

LMI Operation Mode

Local Management Interface (LMI) operation mode. Choose one from the pop-up menu:

  • xdisabled

  • lmi-asyn

  • disabled

  • lmi-noasyn

  • uni-annexA

  • uni-annexD

  • nni-annexA

  • nni-annexD

  • auto-det



Configuring IGX Port Real-Time Counters

To display and configure Port Real-Time counters on an FTM card, select IGX: Port Real-Time Counters from the Category>Ports menu. The parameters are described in Table 7-4.


Table 7-4: IGX: Port Real-Time Counters Dialog Parameters
Parameter Description

Card Number

Number that identifies the slot the card is in.

Port Number

Port number of the logical port for that line.

Rx Bytes

Traffic received in bytes.

Tx Bytes

Traffic transmitted in bytes.

Rx Frms

Traffic received in frames.

Tx Frms

Traffic transmitted frames.

Tx FECN Frms

Total number of frames transmitted with the FECN bit set.

Tx BECN Frms

Total number of frames transmitted with the BECN bit set.

# DE Frms Dropped

Total number of DE frames dropped due to queue threshold met.

Rx Frm CRC Errs

Total number of frames received with CRC errors.

Frms With Illegal Fmts

Total number of frames received with incorrect illegal formats.

Rx Alignment Err Frms

Total number of frames dropped with non-bytes aligned payload.

Rx Illegal Len Frms

Total number of frames received with illegal length.

# DMA Overruns

Total number of DMA overruns.

Unknown DLCIs

Total number of received frames with invalid/unknown DLCI dropped.

CLLM Tx Bytes

Total number of CLLM bytes transmitted.

CLLM Rx Bytes

Total number of CLLM frames received.

CLLM Tx Frms

Total number of CLLM frames transmitted.

CLLM Rx Frms

Total number of CLLM frames received.

CLLM Failures

Total number of CLLM failures.

LMI Fail Frames

Total number of LMI failure frames.

LMI Fail Bytes

Total number of LMI failure bytes.




Note   This is not a configurable dialog.