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C H A P T E R 8

Working with Linksets

SGM enables you to view information about all discovered linksets, including their associated nodes, status, and other important information.

This section includes the following information:

Viewing Basic Information for Linksets, page 8-2

Viewing Detailed Information for a Linkset, page 8-11

Viewing Real-Time Data for a Linkset, page 8-28

Attaching a Note to a Linkset, page 8-53

Viewing Notes for a Linkset, page 8-54

Deleting a Linkset, page 8-54

Ignoring a Linkset, page 8-56

Viewing Ignored Linksets, page 8-57

Viewing Linkset Information Using a Web Browser, page 8-57

Related Topics:

Changing SGM Client Preference Settings, page 23-2

Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns, page 3-53

Working with Links, page 9-1

 

 

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Viewing Basic Information for Linksets

SGM enables you to view basic information about all discovered linksets, including their associated nodes, status, and other important information.

To view basic information for linksets, select Linksets in the left pane of the SGM Main Window. SGM displays the Linkset Window.

The Linkset Window displays information about the linksets that have been discovered by SGM.

The Linkset Window is composed of the following sections:

Right-Click Menu for All Linksets, page 8-3

Right-Click Menu for a Specific Linkset, page 8-3

Linkset Table, page 8-7

Related Topics:

Attaching a Note to a Linkset, page 8-53

Changing SGM Client Preference Settings, page 23-2

Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns, page 3-53

Using the SGM Main Menu, page 3-9

Working with Linksets, page 8-1

Viewing Detailed Information for a Linkset, page 8-11

Viewing Notes for a Linkset, page 8-54

 

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Right-ClickMenu for All Linksets

To see the right-clickmenu for all linksets, selectLinksets in the left pane and click the right mouse button. The linksetsright-clickmenu provides the following options:

Menu Command

Description

 

 

Show In New Window

Opens the Linkset Window in a new window.

 

 

Sort Tree By Status

Sorts the entire tree in the left pane by the status of each object.

 

 

Sort Tree By Name

Sorts the entire tree in the left pane by the name of each object.

 

 

Back > List of Windows

Navigates back to a window viewed in this session.

 

SGM maintains a list of up to 10 Back windows.

 

 

Forward > List of Windows

Navigates forward to a window viewed in this session.

 

SGM maintains a list of up to 10 Forward windows.

 

 

Right-ClickMenu for a Specific Linkset

The Linkset Window provides a subset of the SGM Main Menu as a right-clickmenu. To see this menu, select a linkset and click the right mouse button. The linksetright-clickmenu provides the following options:

 

Menu Command

Description

 

 

 

 

Edit Notes

Opens the Edit Notes Dialog for the selected linkset.

 

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, this

 

 

option is available to users with authentication level Power

 

 

User (Level 2) and higher.

 

 

 

 

Clear Event Icon

Deletes the event icon (orange triangle) from SGM

 

 

displays for the selected linkset, for this SGM client only.

 

 

The actual events are not deleted from SGM, only the event

 

 

icon for the selected linkset for this SGM client.

 

 

This option is grayed-outif the selected linkset has no

 

 

associated event icon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Menu Command

Description

 

 

Delete

Deletes the currently selected linkset from the SGM

 

database. SGM displays the Confirm Deletion dialog:

 

To delete the selected linkset, clickYes. The linkset is

 

deleted from the SGM database and the Confirm

 

Deletion dialog is closed.

 

To retain the selected linkset, clickNo. The linkset is

 

kept in the SGM database and the Confirm Deletion

 

dialog is closed.

 

Note If you delete all linksets to anUnmanaged node,

 

SGM does not automatically delete the node.

 

Instead, you must manually delete the node. See the

 

“Deleting a Node” section on page 6-100 for more

 

information.

 

To prevent SGM from displaying the Confirm Deletion

 

dialog, select the Do not show this again checkbox.

 

Note If you select theDo not show this again checkbox,

 

and you later decide you want SGM to begin

 

displaying the Confirm Deletion dialog again, you

 

must select the Confirm Deletions checkbox in the

 

General GUI settings in the Preferences window.

 

For more information, see the description of the

 

Confirm Deletions checkbox in the “Startup/Exit

 

Settings” section on page 23-6.

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, this

 

option is available to users with authentication level

 

Network Administrator (Level 4) and higher.

 

 

Go To > SP

Displays the Signaling Point Window for the signaling

 

point associated with this linkset.

 

SGM displays two Go To > SP links if both sides are in the

 

model.

 

 

 

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Menu Command

Description

 

 

Go To > Node

Displays the Node Window for the node associated with

 

this linkset.

 

SGM displays two Go To > Node links if both sides are in

 

the model.

 

 

Back > List of Windows

Navigates back to a window viewed in this session.

 

SGM maintains a list of up to 10 Back windows.

 

 

Forward > List of Windows

Navigates forward to a window viewed in this session.

 

SGM maintains a list of up to 10 Forward windows.

 

 

View > Components

Displays the Components panel for the selected linkset.

 

 

View > Configuration Details

Displays the Configuration Data panel for the selected

 

linkset.

 

 

View > Notes

Displays the Notes panel for the selected linkset.

 

If there are no notes associated with the selected linkset,

 

this option is grayed-out.

 

 

View > Events

Displays the Recent Events panel for the selected linkset

 

and its associated links.

 

 

View > Real-TimeData and Charts

Displays the Statistics Details Window for the selected

 

linkset.

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, this

 

option is available to users with authentication level Power

 

User (Level 2) and higher.

 

This option is not available if the linkset is in Unknown or

 

Unavailable status, or if the linkset is aVirtual linkset.

 

 

View > Center in Topo

Opens the Topology Window, with the display zoomed to

 

center on the selected linkset.

 

If more than one view contains the selected linkset, SGM

 

prompts you to choose one of the views.

 

 

Event History > Status Change

Displays the SGM Network Status Log for Status Change

Messages

Messages in a Web browser, with messages displayed for

 

only the selected linkset.

 

 

 

 

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Menu Command

Description

 

 

Event History > SNMP Trap Messages

Displays the SGM Network Status Log for SNMP Trap

 

Messages in a Web browser, with messages displayed for

 

only the selected linkset.

 

 

Event History > Status and Trap

Displays the SGM Network Status Log for Status Change

Messages

Messages and SNMP Trap Messages in a Web browser,

 

with messages displayed for only the selected linkset.

 

 

Event History > Network Status

Displays the SGM Network Status Log for Metrics in a

Metrics

Web browser, with messages displayed for only the

 

selected linkset.

 

 

Ignore

Ignores the selected linkset at the next polling cycle.

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, this

 

option is available to users with authentication level Power

 

User (Level 2) and higher.

 

 

Unignore

Stops ignoring the selected linkset at the next polling cycle.

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, this

 

option is available to users with authentication level Power

 

User (Level 2) and higher.

 

 

Drill-Down> Linkset Access List

Opens the Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists table,

 

which displays all access lists associated with the selected

 

linkset.

 

This option is not available if the linkset is in Unknown or

 

Unavailable status, or if the linkset is aVirtual linkset.

 

 

Latest Reports > Linkset Statistics

Displays the most recent Linkset Statistics: Hourly Report

 

for the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

Latest Reports > Linkset Peaks

Displays the most recent Linkset Utilization Peaks -

 

Rolling 30 Days Report for the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

Latest Reports > Link Statistics

Displays the most recent Link Statistics: Hourly Report for

 

the links associated with the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

Latest Reports > Link Peaks

Displays the most recent Link Utilization Peaks - Rolling

 

30 Days Report for the links associated with the linkset, in

 

a Web browser.

 

 

 

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