Release 3.0
Displaying and Configuring LDM Cards

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Displaying and Configuring LDM Cards

Displaying and Configuring LDM Cards

The Low-speed Serial Data Module (LDM) front card supports up to 8 synchronous or asynchronous data ports. Each port is independently configurable for DTE or DCE mode, baud rate, and so on.

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 LDM card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information. The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 10-1.


Table 10-1: 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 10-2.


Table 10-2: 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 backcard.

  • 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 backcard.

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 the port (rear view) to display the "Configure" pop-up menu, then click Configure. The LDM Port Configuration dialog appears as shown in Figure 10-1.


Figure 10-1: Port Config Dialog Parameters


The parameters are described in Table 10-3.


Table 10-3: Port Configuration Dialog Parameters
Parameter Description

Card

Number that identifies the slot the card is in.

Line

Number of the line.

SerialPort Interface Type

Type of physical interface associated with the port. Can be one of: RS-232, RS-449, X21, V35.

Oper Status

Operational status of the port. Can be one of: up, down, other, failed.

SerialPort DCE/DTE

DCE/DTE type of the port.

SerialPort Clock

Port clocking configuration. Choose one of the following from the pop-up menu: other, normal, split, looped.

SerialPort Utilization

Port percentage utilization. Enter the appropriate value into the field.