Administering Cisco VTS
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|| Go to
System Settings page appears.
Out-of-Sync Commit behavior to control the Check
Sync feature. See
for details about the synchronizing configuration using the Config Sync
feature. Choose one of the following:
Setting Global Route
This option enables
the system to use the devices in the global router reflector. The devices will
not be configured at this time. The BGP configuration are performed at the time
of Admin domain/ Functional group time.
To set the global route reflector:
|| Go to
Reflector page appears which shows a list of devices that allows you to choose
between Global and Inline settings.
|| Set the Global
toggle switch to
Yes to view the list of all devices that is RR
If you set
the Global toggle switch to
No, it means that the route reflector setting is
Inline and you do not have the option to select the device because the Route
Reflector page displays an empty list.
Name drop-down list, select or drag the device(s) that you want to
assign or set as global route reflector.
You can also
view the Device Status and the IP Address.
Virtual Machine Manager using GUI
You can register the
VMM using the VTS GUI. To do this:
To install the
Host Agent in case of an OpenStack environment, you can use the Install
||Click the Add
The Add Virtual
Machine Manager popup is displayed.
Type—Specify the VMM type. Choose vcenter or openstack from the drop-down list.
Name—Specify the version details.
Description—Enter a description for the VMM.
Address-Port—If you choose vcenter, enter the IP address and the port. The
default port is 443. If you choose openstack, enter the IP address.
Name—Enter the VMM username.
Passphrase—Enter the VMM passphrase.
The VMM you
added is listed in the Virtual Machine Manager screen.
You can check the status of VMM registration in the Status
To delete a VMM,
select the VMM and click
Backing up and
The VTS database may
be backed up using the ncs-backup command shown below. You may backup the
database periodically, using a cron job so that there is always a backup in
case of a database corruption.
You can only
backup and restore the database to and from the same Cisco VTS version.
To perform a back
admin@vtc20:~$ sudo /opt/ncs/current/bin/ncs-backup
INFO Backup /var/opt/ncs/backups/ncs-3.3@2015-12-02T07:28:45.backup created successfully
Example of shell
script for back-up (Place the script in /etc/cron.daily, and set execute
permissions chmod 755).
/opt/ncs/current/bin/ncs-backup > /dev/null 2>&1
||To restore VTS
database using the backup file, for instance, to a newly installed VTC
instance, use the -- restore option of the ncs-backup command.:
You must stop
VTS before you restore the database, start after the restore is complete.
admin@vtc20:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/ncs stop
Stopping ncs: .
admin@vtc20:~$ sudo /opt/ncs/current/bin/ncs-backup --restore /var/opt/ncs/backups/ncs-3.3@2015-12-02T07:28:45.backup
Restore /etc/ncs from the backup (y/n)? y
Restore /var/opt/ncs from the backup (y/n)? y
INFO Restore completed successfully
admin@vtc20:~$ sudo -u ncs /bin/bash -c '/etc/init.d/ncs start'
Starting ncs: .