Release 3.0
Displaying and Configuring NTM T1/E1 Cards

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Displaying and Configuring NTM T1/E1 Cards

Displaying and Configuring NTM T1/E1 Cards

The Network Trunk Module (NTM) enables FastPacket transmission on a trunk. An NTM can occupy any available front service card slot in the range 3 to 32.

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 NTM card characteristics, hardware, firmware, and status information. The Card Configuration dialog parameters are described in Table 3-1.


Table 3-1: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters
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.

Top Assembly

The board-level revision number (manufacturing 800 number) provides specific identification of the 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   The parameters in this dialog cannot be configured.

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 3-2.


Table 3-2: Card Configuration Dialog Parameters—Back Card
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 back card.

No. Ports (Backcard)

Number of ports on the back of the card.




Note   The parameters in this dialog cannot be configured.

Displaying Line Parameters

To open the Line Configuration dialog, right-click on a line (rear view) to display the "Configure" pop-up menu, then click Configure. The NTM Physical Line Configuration dialog appears in Figure 3-1.


Figure 3-1: IGX Physical Line Configuration Dialog


The parameters are described in Table 3-3.


Table 3-3: Physical Line Configuration Dialog Parameters
Parameter Description

Card

Number that identifies the slot the card is in.

Line

Number of the line.

Interface Type

Line Interface type.

Admin Status

Administrative status for the trunk. Choose one from the popup menu:

  • up

  • down

  • added

  • deleted

Service

Service for the line. Choose fpRoutingTrk from the popup menu. The other options do not apply to the NTM T1/E1 Interface.