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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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Linkset Table

The linkset table displays information about the linksets that have been discovered by SGM.

Linksets that are associated with nodes that are excluded from the current view are not displayed in the linkset table. See the “Creating a New View” section on page 4-68 for more information about excluding nodes.

To see mouse over help popup for each column in the table, place the cursor over a column header.

If a cell is too small to show all of its data, place the cursor over the cell to see the full data in a mouse over help popup.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, this table is sorted by Status, and SGM displays all of the columns in the Linkset Table exceptInternal ID,Node,SP,Congested Links, andLast Status Change.

To display hidden columns, right-clickin the table header and select the checkboxes for the columns you want to display.

To hide columns, right-clickin the table header and clear the checkboxes for the columns you want to hide.

 

 

See the “Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns” section on page 3-53 for

 

 

more information about resizing, sorting, displaying, or hiding columns.

 

 

The linkset table contains the following columns:

 

 

 

 

Column

Description

 

 

 

 

Internal ID

Internal ID of the linkset. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object,

 

 

assigned by SGM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the TAC is

 

 

debugging problems.

 

 

 

 

Name

Name of the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Node

Node associated with the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Signaling Point

Signaling point associated with the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Local Point Code

Point code of the primary signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Adj Point Code

Point code of the adjacent signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description

Linkset Type Type of linkset, which SGM determines by examining the links defined in the linkset. Possible linkset types are:

HSL—Thelinks in this linkset use theSS7-over-ATM(Asynchronous Transfer Mode)high-speedprotocol.

SCTPIP—Thelinks in this linkset use the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—Thelinks in this linkset use the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Mixed—Thelinks in this linkset are of two or more types. (This configuration is not recommended.)

Virtual—Thelinks in this linkset are virtual links, which connect signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not poll virtual linksets, nor does it displayreal-timedata or accounting statistics for virtual linksets.

 

Note Prior to IOS release 12.2(23)SW1, virtual linksets onmulti-instance

 

routers were created manually by the user. Within and after that release,

 

virtual linksets are created automatically.

 

Other—Nolinks have been defined for this linkset.

 

 

Links

Total number of links in the linkset.

 

 

Active Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Active.

 

 

Congested Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Congested.

 

 

Ignored

Indicates whether the linkset is to be included when aggregating and displaying

 

SGM status information:

 

Clear the checkbox to include the linkset. This is the default setting.

 

Select the checkbox to exclude the linkset.

 

This field can be edited by users with authentication level Power User (Level 2)

 

and higher.

 

 

Notes

Indicates whether there is a note associated with the linkset.

 

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Column

Description

Events

Indicates whether there is a recent event associated with the linkset. (Even if the

 

server purges all of the events associated with the linkset, SGM continues to

 

display the event icon in this field.)

To delete the event icon (orange triangle) from SGM displays for a specific linkset, select the linkset and click the icon.

To delete the event icon from SGM displays for all linksets, select Edit > Clear All Events from the SGM Main Menu.

 

Note During Discovery, SGM might flag most linksets with an event icon. If

 

the event icons are too distracting, use the Edit > Clear All Events menu

 

option to remove them.

 

 

Last Status

Date and time that the status of the linkset last changed.

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Description

Status

Current status of the linkset. Possible values are:

 

Active (green)

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

Unavailable (red)

 

Unknown (red)

 

Warning (yellow)

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for Linksets”

 

section on page A-5.

 

 

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

 

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

If you installed SGM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at

/opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are located in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter thesgm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If the status reason is still

Unsupported Configuration, enter thesgm clean command to restore the SGM server to a “clean” state, such as would exist after a new installation of SGM. For more information on the use of these commands, see the“SGM Command Reference” section on page C-1.

 

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Viewing Detailed Information for a Linkset

SGM enables you to view detailed information about the selected linkset, including its associated links, status, and other information.

To display detailed information for a linkset, use one of the following procedures:

Select Linksets in the left pane of the SGM Main Window,right-clicka linkset in the right pane, then selectView > Configuration Details in theright-clickmenu.

Select the turner beside Linksets in the left pane of the SGM Main Window, then select a linkset.

SGM displays the Linkset Details Window.

Detailed information for the selected linkset is displayed in the left column, and for the adjacent linkset in the right column.

Updates for the linkset that are received from the SGM server are reflected automatically in this window.

The Linkset Details Window is composed of the following sections:

Linkset Details: Right-Click Menu, page 8-12

Linkset Details: Components, page 8-16

Linkset Details: Configuration Data, page 8-19

Linkset Details: Notes, page 8-22

Linkset Details: Recent Events, page 8-22

Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists, page 8-27

Related Topics:

Working with Linksets, page 8-1

 

 

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Linkset Details: Right-ClickMenu

The Linkset Details Window provides a right-clickmenu. To see this menu for a linkset, select a linkset in the left pane and click the right mouse button. The linkset detailsright-clickmenu provides the following options:

Menu Command

Description

 

 

Show In New Window

Opens the Linkset Details Window for the selected linkset

 

in a new window.

 

 

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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Linkset Details: Components

The Linkset Details: Components section displays information about the links that are associated with the selected linkset. (If the linkset is not associated with any links, the Linkset Details: Components section is empty.)

To see mouse over help popup for each column in the table, place the cursor over a column header.

If a cell is too small to show all of its data, place the cursor over the cell to see the full data in a mouse over help popup.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, SGM displays all of the columns in the link table except

Internal ID, Congestion Level, and Last Status Change.

To display hidden columns, right-clickin the table header and select the checkboxes for the columns you want to display.

To hide columns, right-clickin the table header and clear the checkboxes for the columns you want to hide.

 

See the “Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns” section on page 3-53 for

 

more information about resizing, sorting, displaying, or hiding columns.

 

The link table contains the following columns:

 

 

Column

Description

 

 

Internal ID

Internal ID of the link. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object, assigned

 

by SGM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the TAC is debugging

 

problems.

 

 

Node

Name of the node associated with the link.

 

 

Signaling Point

Name of the signaling point associated with the link.

 

 

Linkset

Name of the linkset associated with the link.

 

 

SLC

Signaling link code (SLC) ID for the link.

 

 

 

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Column

Description

Type

Type of link. Possible link types are:

HSL—Thelink uses theSS7-over-ATM(Asynchronous Transfer Mode)high-speedprotocol.

SCTPIP—Thelink uses the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—Thelink uses the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Virtual—Thelink is a virtual link, which connects signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not poll virtual links, nor does it displayreal-timedata or accounting statistics for virtual links.

Congestion Level Indicates whether there is congestion on the link. A link is congested if it has too

 

many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure of

 

an element in your network.

 

Possible values for the Congestion Level field areNone, indicating no

 

congestion, and 1 to7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very

 

heavy (7).

 

 

Ignored

Indicates whether the link is to be included when aggregating and displaying

 

SGM status information:

 

Clear the checkbox to include the link. This is the default setting.

 

Select the checkbox to exclude the link.

 

This field can be edited by users with authentication level Power User (Level 2)

 

and higher.

 

 

Notes

Indicates whether there is a note associated with the link.

 

 

Events

Indicates whether there is a recent event associated with the link. (Even if the

 

server purges all of the events associated with the link, SGM continues to display

 

the event icon in this field.)

To delete the event icon (orange triangle) from SGM displays for a specific link, select the link and click the icon.

To delete the event icon from SGM displays for all links, select Edit > Clear All Events from the SGM Main Menu.

Note During Discovery, SGM might flag most links with an event icon. If the event icons are too distracting, use theEdit > Clear All Events menu option to remove them.

 

 

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Description

Last Status

Date and time that the status of the link last changed.

Change

 

 

 

Status

Current status of the link. Possible values are:

 

Active (green)

 

Blocked (red)

 

Failed (red)

 

InhibitLoc (blue)

 

InhibitRem (blue)

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

Unknown (red)

 

Warning (yellow)

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for Links”

 

section on page A-4.

 

 

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

 

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

If you installed SGM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at

/opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are located in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter thesgm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If the status reason is still

Unsupported Configuration, enter thesgm clean command to restore the SGM server to a “clean” state, such as would exist after a new installation of SGM. For more information on the use of these commands, see the“SGM Command Reference” section on page C-1.

 

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Linkset Details: Configuration Data

The Linkset Details: Configuration Data section is composed of the following sub-sections:

Naming Information, page 8-19

Status Information, page 8-19

Description, page 8-20

General Information, page 8-21

Links Information, page 8-22

Configuration data for the selected linkset is displayed in the left column, and for the adjacent linkset in the right column.

Naming Information

The Naming Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

Name

Name of the linkset.

 

 

Node

Node associated with the linkset.

 

 

Signaling Point

Signaling point associated with the linkset.

 

 

Local Point Code

Point code of the primary signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

Adj Point Code

Point code of the adjacent signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

Status Information

 

 

The Status Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

 

 

 

 

 

Field

 

Description

 

 

 

 

 

Is Ignored

 

Indicates whether the linkset is Ignored (that is, whether the linkset is to be

 

 

 

included when aggregating and displaying SGM status information).

 

 

 

 

Last Status Change

Date and time that the status of the linkset last changed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Status

Current status of the linkset. Possible values are:

 

Active (green)

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

Unavailable (red)

 

Unknown (red)

 

Warning (yellow)

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for Linksets”

 

section on page A-5.

 

 

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

 

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

 

If you installed SGM in the default directory,/opt, then the file is located

 

at /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelpdirectory.

 

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory and

 

file are located in that directory.

 

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the

 

cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

 

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more

 

reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

 

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration

 

and enter the sgm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data

 

and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If the status reason is still

 

Unsupported Configuration, enter the sgm cleancommand to restore the

 

SGM server to a “clean” state, such as would exist after a new installation of

 

SGM. For more information on the use of these commands, see the “SGM

 

Command Reference” section on page C-1.

 

 

Description

The Description sub-sectioncontains a description of the linkset. If the linkset has no description, thissub-sectionis blank.

 

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General Information

The General Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

Linkset Type

Type of linkset, which SGM determines by examining the links defined in the

 

linkset. Possible linkset types are:

 

HSL—Thelinks in this linkset use theSS7-over-ATM(Asynchronous

 

Transfer Mode) high-speedprotocol.

 

SCTPIP—Thelinks in this linkset use the Stream Control Transmission

 

Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

 

Serial—Thelinks in this linkset use the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

 

Mixed—Thelinks in this linkset are of two or more types. (This

 

configuration is not recommended.)

 

Virtual—Thelinks in this linkset are virtual links, which connect

 

signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not poll

 

virtual linksets, nor does it display real-timedata or accounting statistics

 

for virtual linksets.

 

Note Prior to IOS release 12.2(23)SW1, virtual linksets onmulti-instance

 

routers were created manually by the user. Within and after that

 

release, virtual linksets are created automatically.

 

Other—Nolinks have been defined for this linkset.

 

 

Inbound ACL

Inbound IP access control list (ACL) number for the linkset.

 

If there is no inbound ACL for the linkset, this field displays 0.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

Outbound ACL

Outbound ACL number for the linkset.

 

If there is no outbound ACL for the linkset, this field displays 0.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

 

 

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Links Information

The Links Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

Links

Total number of links in the linkset.

 

 

Active Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Active.

 

 

Congested Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Congested.

 

 

Linkset Details: Notes

The Linkset Details: Notes section displays:

Notes associated with the selected linkset in the left column.

Notes associated with the adjacent linkset in the right column.

The date and time the notes associated with each linkset were last updated, or the phrase Not Set if there are no notes associated with the linkset.

The phrase No Notes if there are no notes associated with the linkset.

Linkset Details: Recent Events

The Linkset Details: Recent Events table displays information about all recent events associated with the linkset, and enables you to perform event-relatedtasks, such as setting filters and acknowledging events.

To see mouse over help popup for each column in the table, place the cursor over a column header.

If a cell is too small to show all of its data, place the cursor over the cell to see the full data in a mouse over help popup.

You can resize each column, or sort the table based on the information in one of the columns. By default, SGM displays all of the columns in the table except

Internal ID, Note, Message Name, Ack By, Ack Time, Node, SP, Linkset, Link, SGMP, ASP, AS, ASPA, Probe Conn, and Probe Link.

 

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To display hidden columns, right-clickin the table header and select the checkboxes for the columns you want to display.

To hide columns, right-clickin the table header and clear the checkboxes for the columns you want to hide.

See the “Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns” section on page 3-53 for more information about resizing, sorting, displaying, or hiding columns.

The Linkset Details: Recent Events table contains the following toolbar buttons and columns:

 

Toolbar Button or Column

Description

 

 

 

 

Set Filter

Opens the Event Filter dialog.

 

 

 

 

Apply Filter

Activates and deactivates the event filter specified in the Event Filter

 

or

dialog:

 

 

 

 

 

Remove Filter

If the filter is activated, SGM displays only those events that pass

 

the filter.

 

 

 

 

If the filter is deactivated, SGM displays all events.

 

 

If you activate a filter in an object’s Recent Events table in the SGM

 

 

Main Window, the filter is activated in all Recent Events tables in

 

 

the SGM Main Window for all other objects. The filter is not

 

 

activated in Recent Events tables in Show In New Window windows

 

 

or Real-TimeData and Charts windows.

 

 

 

 

Pause

Pauses or resumes the table.

 

or

While the table is paused, SGM does not display new events in the table

 

Resume

(unless you apply an event filter or edit your event preferences). When

 

the table is resumed, all new events since the table was paused are added

 

 

 

 

to the display.

 

 

If events are deleted while the table is paused, they are not removed from

 

 

the table. Instead, they are grayed-outand cannot be acknowledged or

 

 

edited. Deleted events are removed from the table when you resume the

 

 

table.

 

 

 

 

Acknowledge

Makes the selected event or events acknowledged.

 

 

 

 

Unacknowledge

Makes the selected event or events unacknowledged.

 

 

 

 

Event Properties

Opens the Event Properties window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Toolbar Button or Column

Description

 

 

Edit Notes

Opens the Edit Event Dialog.

 

 

Time Difference

Displays the difference in days, minutes, hours, and seconds between

 

two events.

 

 

Find

Finds specific text in the event table.

 

 

Create Sound Filter

Opens the Event Sound Filters dialog and the Event Sound Filters List

 

dialog, with fields populated based on the selected event.

 

 

Adjust Row Height

Adjusts the table row height and wraps the message text as follows:

 

Click once to double the row height and wrap the message text.

 

Click again to triple the row height and wrap the message text.

 

Click again for single row height and no message text wrapping.

 

This is the default setting.

 

This setting is saved automatically with your preferences.

 

 

Help for Event

Displays context-sensitivehelp for the selected event in a separate Web

 

browser.

 

 

Internal ID

Internal ID of the event. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object,

 

assigned by SGM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the

 

TAC is debugging problems.

 

 

Ack

Indicates whether the event has been acknowledged:

 

To acknowledge an unacknowledged event, use theAcknowledge

 

toolbar button.

 

To make a previously acknowledged event unacknowledged, use the

 

Unacknowledge toolbar button.

 

 

 

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Toolbar Button or Column

Description

 

 

Category

Type of the event. Default values are:

 

Create—Creationevent, such as the creation of a seed file.

 

Delete—Deletionevent, such as the deletion of an object or file.

 

Discover—Discoveryevent, such as Discovery beginning.

 

Edit—Editevent. A user has edited an object.

 

Ignore—Ignoreevent. A user hasIgnored a link or linkset.

 

Login—Loginevent. A user has logged in to SGM.

 

LoginDisable—LoginDisableevent. SGM has disabled a user’s

 

User-BasedAccess authentication as a result of too many failed

 

attempts to log in to SGM.

 

LoginFail—LoginFailevent. An attempt by a user to log in to SGM

 

has failed.

 

Logout—Logoutevent. A user has logged out of SGM.

 

OverWrite—OverWriteevent. An existing file, such as a seed file

 

or route file, has been overwritten.

 

Poll—Pollevent, such as an SNMP poll.

 

Purge—Purgeevent. A user has requested Discovery withDelete

 

Existing Data selected, and SGM has deleted the existing SGM

 

database.

 

Status—Statuschange message generated.

 

Trap—SNMPtrap message generated.

 

You can customize this field. See the “Changing Event Categories”

 

section on page 5-34 for more information.

 

 

 

 

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Toolbar Button or Column

Description

 

 

Severity

Severity of the event. Default values are:

 

 

 

Admin—Thedefault color is cyan.

 

 

 

Error—Thedefault color is coral.

 

 

 

None—Thedefault color is white.

 

 

 

Normal—Thedefault color is light green.

 

 

 

Warning—Thedefault color is yellow.

 

 

 

You can customize this field. See the “Changing Event Severities and

 

 

 

Colors” section on page 5-35 for more information.

 

 

Note

Indicates whether there is a note associated with the event.

 

 

Message Name

User-specifiedmessage name for the event, used by SGM for trap

 

 

 

forwarding. The default message name is SGM.

 

 

 

For more information about user-specifiedmessage names and trap

 

 

 

forwarding, see the “Forwarding Events as Traps to Other Hosts” section

 

 

 

on page 5-46.

 

 

Time

Date and time the event was logged.

 

 

Ack By

If you have not implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, name of the

 

 

 

device that last acknowledged the event.

 

 

 

If you have implemented SGM User-BasedAccess, name of the user

 

 

 

who last acknowledged the event.

 

 

 

If no one has acknowledged the event, this field is blank.

 

 

Ack Time

Date and time the event was last acknowledged or unacknowledged.

 

 

Node

Name of the node associated with the event. If there is no node

 

 

 

associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

SP

Name of the signaling point associated with the event. If there is no

 

 

 

signaling point associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

Linkset

Name of the linkset associated with the event. If there is no linkset

 

 

 

associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

Link

Name of the link associated with the event. If there is no link associated

 

 

 

with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Toolbar Button or Column

Description

 

 

SGMP

Name of the signaling gateway mated pair associated with the event. If

 

there is no signaling gateway mated pair associated with the event, None

 

is displayed.

 

 

ASP

Name of the application server process associated with the event. If

 

there is no application server process associated with the event, None is

 

displayed.

 

 

AS

Name of the application server associated with the event. If there is no

 

application server associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

ASPA

Name of the application server process association associated with the

 

event. If there is no application server process association associated

 

with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

Probe Conn

Name of the probe connection associated with the event. If there is no

 

probe connection associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

Probe Link

Name of the probe link associated with the event. If there is no probe

 

link associated with the event, None is displayed.

 

 

Message

Text of the message.

 

You can customize this field. See the “Changing the Way SGM

 

Processes Events” section on page 5-28 for more information.

 

 

Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists

The Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists section displays information about the access lists associated with the selected linkset and its adjacent linkset.

Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.

This window is not available if the linkset is a Virtual linkset.

 

 

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For each linkset, the Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists section displays the

 

following information:

 

 

Column

Description

 

 

Poll Interval

Poll interval used to collect data for the table.

 

 

Last Poll

Time the last poll was run.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Polling device. After the first polling cycle,

 

SGM populates this field with the actual time of the last poll.

 

 

Linkset

Name of the linkset for which access lists are being displayed.

 

 

In

Inbound access lists for the linkset. If the linkset has no inbound access lists, this

 

field displays None.

 

 

Out

Outbound access lists for the linkset. If the linkset has no outbound access lists, this

 

field displays None.

 

 

List #

Access list number configured on the node and applied to the linkset. ITP uses

 

access list numbers 2700 through 2799.

 

 

Access List

List of commands in the access list.

 

 

Viewing Real-TimeData for a Linkset

SGM enables you to view detailed statistics for a selected linkset, including its associated links, status, and other information. Detailed information for the selected linkset is displayed in the left column, and for the adjacent linkset in the right column.

To display detailed statistics for a linkset, select Linksets in the left pane of the SGM Main Window,right-clicka linkset in the right pane, then selectView > Real-Time Data and Charts in theright-clickmenu. SGM displays the Statistics Details Window for a Linkset.

Updates for the linksets that are received from the SGM server are reflected automatically in this window.

Changes you make in this window might not be reflected throughout SGM until the next poll (by default, every 15 seconds). For information about changing the poll interval, see the “Linkset Statistics Details: Poll Settings” section on

page 8-29.

 

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Note This window polls your network periodically. To prevent unnecessary traffic on your network, close this window when you no longer need to refer to it.

The Statistic Details Window for a Linkset is composed of the following sections:

Linkset Statistics Details: Poll Settings, page 8-29

Linkset Statistics Details: Configuration Data, page 8-30

Linkset Statistics Details: Notes, page 8-30

Linkset Statistics Details: Recent Events, page 8-31

Linkset Statistics Details: Linkset Access Lists, page 8-31

Linkset Statistics Details: Statistics, page 8-31

Linkset Statistics Details: Charts, page 8-35

Related Topics:

Viewing Detailed Information for a Linkset, page 8-11

Working with Linksets, page 8-1

Linkset Statistics Details: Poll Settings

To view or change poll settings for the Linkset Statistics Details Window, select Poll Settings in the left pane. SGM displays the Linkset Statistics Details Poll Settings panel in the right pane.

The Linkset Statistics Details Poll Settings panel contains the following fields:

 

Field

Description

 

 

 

 

Poll Interval (secs)

New poll interval for the Linkset Statistics Details Window, in

 

 

seconds.

 

 

Enter the new poll interval in this field. The valid range is 15 seconds

 

 

to an unlimited number of seconds. The default value is 15 seconds.

 

 

 

 

Current Poll Interval

Current poll interval for the Linkset Statistics Details Window, in

 

 

seconds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Number of Polls Received

Total number of polls received since polling began for the Linkset

 

Statistics Details Window.

 

 

Running Time

Total elapsed time since polling began for the Linkset Statistics

 

Details Window.

 

 

Last Message

Date and time of the last poll for the Linkset Statistics Details

 

Window.

 

 

Poll Counter Mode

Displays the current mode for poll counters, and the date and time that

 

counters were last reset. Possible modes are:

 

Since Reboot—Countersdisplay values aggregated since the last

 

reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

 

Since Last Poll—Countersdisplay values aggregated since the

 

last poll.

 

Since User Reset—Countersdisplay values aggregated since the

 

last time they were reset by the user.

 

 

Reset Counters

Opens the SGM Reset Counters Dialog, which enables you to change

 

SGM poller and counter settings. For more information, see the

 

“Changing Real-Time Poller and Counter Settings” section on

 

page 3-78.

 

 

Linkset Statistics Details: Configuration Data

The information presented in the Linkset Statistics Details: Configuration Data section is the same as that presented by the “Linkset Details: Configuration Data” section on page 8-19.

Linkset Statistics Details: Notes

The information presented in the Linkset Statistics Details: Notes section is the same as that presented by the “Linkset Details: Notes” section on page 8-22.

 

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Linkset Statistics Details: Recent Events

The information presented in the Linkset Statistics Details: Recent Events section is the same as that presented by the “Linkset Details: Recent Events” section on page 8-22.

Linkset Statistics Details: Linkset Access Lists

The information presented in the Linkset Statistics Details: Linkset Access Lists section is the same as that presented by the “Linkset Details: Linkset Access Lists” section on page 8-27.

Linkset Statistics Details: Statistics

The Linkset Statistics Details: Statistics section is composed of the following sub-sections:

Packet Information, page 8-32

Bit Information or Byte Information, page 8-32

Utilization Information, page 8-33

Service Information, page 8-35

Statistics for the selected linkset are displayed in the left column, and for the adjacent linkset in the right column.

 

 

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Packet Information

The Packet Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

Sent Per Sec

Number of packets sent by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two polling

 

cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

 

Received Per Sec

Number of packets received by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two polling

 

cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

 

Drops

Total number of packets that have been dropped by the linkset.

 

 

Bit Information or Byte Information

The Bit Information sub-section(or Byte Informationsub-section,if you cleared theShow Details in Bits Instead of Bytes checkbox in the Preferences Window) contains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

Sent Per Sec

Number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window) sent by the

 

linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two

 

polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

 

Received Per Sec

Number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window) received by the

 

linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two

 

polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

 

 

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Utilization Information

The Utilization Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

Send Plan Capacity Planned capacity of the linkset to send, in bits per second.

For a linkset of type Serial orHSL, available bandwidth for the linkset.

For a linkset of type SCTPIP orMixed, set on the ITP using theplan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration command.

If Send Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the value0.

For a linkset of type Other, this field always displays the value0.

Send Utilization % Amount of the linkset’s send capacity being used, as a percentage or in Erlangs (as set in the Preferences window), calculated using the following formula:

Send Utilization % = (Bits Sent Per Sec)/Planned Capacity

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

For a linkset of type SCTPIP orMixed, ifSend Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the phraseSet Plan Capacity on ITP.

For a linkset of type Other, this field always displays the phraseSet Plan Capacity on ITP.

 

 

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Field

Description

Receive Plan Capacity Planned capacity of the linkset to receive, in bits per second.

For a linkset of type Serial orHSL, available bandwidth for the linkset.

For a linkset of type SCTPIP orMixed, set on the ITP using theplan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration command.

If Receive Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the value0.

For a linkset of type Other, this field always displays the value0.

Receive Utilization % Amount of the linkset’s receive capacity being used, as a percentage or in Erlangs (as set in the Preferences window), calculated using the following formula:

Receive Utilization = (Bits Received Per Sec)/Receive Plan Capacity

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

For a linkset of type SCTPIP orMixed, ifReceive Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the phraseSet Plan Capacity on ITP.

For a linkset of type Other, this field always displays the phraseSet Plan Capacity on ITP.

 

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Service Information

The Service Information sub-sectioncontains the following fields:

Field

Description

 

 

MTP3 Accounting

Indicates whether the collection of MTP3 accounting statistics is enabled

Enabled

for the linkset.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

GTT Accounting

Indicates whether the collection of GTT accounting statistics is enabled for

Enabled

the linkset.

 

For Cisco IOS software releases prior to 12.2(4)MB10, this field displays

 

Unknown.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

Duration In Service %

Percentage of time the linkset has been in service since the last reboot of the

 

ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

 

 

Duration Out Of

Percentage of time the linkset has been out of service since the last reboot

Service %

of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

 

 

Linkset Statistics Details: Charts

The Linkset Statistics Details: Charts section is composed of the following sub-sections:

ReceivedUtilization, page 8-36

SendUtilization, page 8-40

PktsRcvdPerSec, page 8-43

PktsSentPerSec, page 8-45

BitsRcvdPerSec or BytesRcvdPerSec, page 8-47

BitsSentPerSec or BytesSentPerSec, page 8-49

Drops, page 8-51

 

 

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ReceivedUtilization

SGM enables you to view real-timeReceived Utilization information for the selected linkset. To do so, select theCharts tab in the Statistic Details Window for a Linkset, then select theReceivedUtilization tab. SGM displays the ReceivedUtilization chart (Figure 8-1).

Figure 8-1ReceivedUtilization Chart for a Linkset

 

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The ReceivedUtilization chart contains the following fields and buttons:

 

 

Field or Button

Description

 

 

Linkset

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

Time Window (mins) Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in the

Received Utilization Chart.

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is 5 minutes.

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

Received Utilization Displays the averageReceive Utilization % for all links on the linkset as aChart function of time, and optionally theReceive Utilization % for up to 16

individual links on the linkset.

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data point. The coordinates are displayed in the format(hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

dd.dd is the receive utilization percentage for that data point.

Note For serial and HSL links on Cisco 7507 and 7513 series routers, the displayed utilization data can vary by up to 5% from the actualutilization—SGMmight even display utilization data above 100%. This variance results from the synchronization of Layer 2 counters between the Versatile Interface Processor (VIP) CPU and the Route Switch Processor (RSP) CPU on 7500 series routers. This variance does not occur for links on Cisco 2600, 7200, or 7300 series routers.

To remove the data for a link or for the average from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field. To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins) field.

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the chart.

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift and the left mouse button.

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 17 color-codedicons:

 

One for each link (SLC) in theReceived Utilization Chart, up to 16 total

 

links.

 

One for the average of all SLCs.

 

To remove the data for a link or for the average from the chart, click the icon

 

in this field. To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Show threshold line

Draws a horizontal line on the Received Utilization Chart, indicating the

for:

receive threshold for the selected link.

 

If you do not want to draw a threshold line, select None. This is the default

 

setting.

 

 

Scale to threshold

Scales the Received Utilization Chart in order to draw the threshold selected

 

in the Show threshold line forfield:

 

To scale the chart, select this checkbox.

 

To remove the scaling from the chart, clear this checkbox. This is the

 

default setting.

 

The Scale to thresholdcheckbox is not available if the Show threshold line

 

for: field is set toNone.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

scaling.

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

to read.

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

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SendUtilization

 

SGM enables you to view real-timeSendUtilization information for the selected

 

linkset. To do so, select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details Window for a

 

Linkset, then select the SendUtilization tab. SGM displays the SendUtilization

 

chart.

 

The SendUtilization chart contains the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in theSend

 

 

Utilization Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

5 minutes.

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

Send Utilization Displays the averageSend Utilization % for all links on the linkset as aChart function of time, and optionally theSend Utilization % for up to 16

individual links on the linkset.

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data point. The coordinates are displayed in the format(hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

dd.dd is the send utilization percentage for that data point.

Note For serial and HSL links on Cisco 7507 and 7513 series routers, the displayed utilization data can vary by up to 5% from the actualutilization—SGMmight even display utilization data above 100%. This variance results from the synchronization of Layer 2 counters between the Versatile Interface Processor (VIP) CPU and the Route Switch Processor (RSP) CPU on 7500 series routers. This variance does not occur for links on Cisco 2600, 7200, or 7300 series routers.

To remove the data for a link or for the average from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field. To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins) field.

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the chart.

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift and the left mouse button.

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 17 color-codedicons:

 

One for each link (SLC) in theSend Utilization Chart, up to 16 total

 

links.

 

One for the average of all SLCs.

 

To remove the data for a link or for the average from the chart, click the icon

 

in this field. To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Show threshold line

Draws a horizontal line on the Send Utilization Chart, indicating the send

for:

threshold for the selected link.

 

If you do not want to draw a threshold line, select None. This is the default

 

setting.

 

 

Scale to threshold

Scales the Send Utilization Chart in order to draw the threshold selected in

 

the Show threshold line forfield:

 

To scale the chart, select this checkbox.

 

To remove the scaling from the chart, clear this checkbox. This is the

 

default setting.

 

The Scale to thresholdcheckbox is not available if the Show threshold line

 

for: field is set toNone.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

scaling.

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

to read.

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

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PktsRcvdPerSec

 

SGM enables you to view real-timepackets-received-per-secondinformation for

 

the selected linkset. To do so, select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details

 

Window for a Linkset, then select the PktsRcvdPerSec tab. SGM displays the

 

PktsRcvdPerSec chart.

 

The PktsRcvdPerSec chart contains the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in the

 

 

Packets Received Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

5 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

Packets Received

Displays the Packets Received Per Sec for the linkset as a function of time,

Chart

including data for up to 16 links.

 

 

 

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data

 

 

 

point. The coordinates are displayed in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

 

 

 

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

 

 

 

dd.dd is the number of packets received per second for that data point.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field.

 

 

 

To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins)

 

 

 

field.

 

 

 

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart

 

 

 

reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time

 

 

 

Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the

 

 

 

right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the

 

 

 

chart.

 

 

 

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM

 

 

 

ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next

 

 

 

valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

 

 

 

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding

 

 

 

down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift

 

 

 

and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 16 color-codedicons, one for each link (SLC) in thePackets

 

 

 

Received Chart.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in this field. To

 

 

 

return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

 

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

 

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

 

 

scaling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

 

to read.

 

 

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

PktsSentPerSec

 

SGM enables you to view real-timepackets-sent-per-secondinformation for the

 

selected linkset. To do so, select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details Window

 

for a Linkset, then select the PktsSentPerSec tab. SGM displays the

 

PktsSentPerSec chart.

 

The PktsSentPerSec chart contains the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in the

 

 

Packets Sent Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

5 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

Packets Sent Chart Displays thePackets Sent Per Sec for the linkset as a function of time, including data for up to 16 links.

 

 

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data

 

 

point. The coordinates are displayed in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

 

 

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

 

 

dd.dd is the number of packets sent per second for that data point.

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field.

 

 

To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins)

 

 

field.

 

 

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart

 

 

reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time

 

 

Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the

 

 

right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the

 

 

chart.

 

 

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM

 

 

ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next

 

 

valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

 

 

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding

 

 

down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

 

 

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift

 

 

and the left mouse button.

 

 

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

 

SLC

 

Displays up to 16 color-codedicons, one for each link (SLC) in thePackets

 

 

Sent Chart.

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in this field. To

 

 

return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

 

Reset

 

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

 

scaling.

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

 

to read.

 

 

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

BitsRcvdPerSec or BytesRcvdPerSec

 

SGM enables you to view real-timebits-received-per-secondinformation for the

 

selected linkset (or bytes-received-per-secondinformation, if you cleared the

 

Show Details in Bits Instead of Bytes checkbox in the Preferences Window). To

 

do so, select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details Window for a Linkset, then

 

select the BitsRcvdPerSec orBytesRcvdPerSec tab. SGM displays the

 

BitsRcvdPerSec or BytesRcvdPerSec chart.

 

The BitsRcvdPerSec chart (or BytesRcvdPerSec chart, if you cleared the Show

 

Details in Bits Instead of Bytes checkbox in the Preferences Window) contains

 

the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in theBits

 

 

Received Chart or Bytes Received Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

Bits Received Chart

Displays the Bits Received Per Secor Bytes Received Per Secfor the linkset

or

as a function of time, including data for up to 16 links.

Bytes Received Chart

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data

 

 

 

point. The coordinates are displayed in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

 

 

 

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

 

 

 

dd.dd is the number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window)

 

 

 

received per second for that data point.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field.

 

 

 

To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins)

 

 

 

field.

 

 

 

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart

 

 

 

reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time

 

 

 

Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the

 

 

 

right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the

 

 

 

chart.

 

 

 

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM

 

 

 

ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next

 

 

 

valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

 

 

 

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding

 

 

 

down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift

 

 

 

and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 16 color-codedicons, one for each link (SLC) in theBits

 

 

 

Received Chart or Bytes Received Chart.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in this field. To

 

 

 

return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

 

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

 

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

 

 

scaling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

 

to read.

 

 

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

BitsSentPerSec or BytesSentPerSec

 

SGM enables you to view real-timebits-sent-per-secondinformation for the

 

selected linkset (or bytes-sent-per-secondinformation, if you cleared theShow

 

Details in Bits Instead of Bytes checkbox in the Preferences Window). To do so,

 

select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details Window for a Linkset, then select the

 

BitsSentPerSec orBytesSentPerSec tab. SGM displays the BitsSentPerSec or

 

BytesSentPerSec chart.

 

The BitsSentPerSec chart (or BytesSentPerSec chart, if you cleared the Show

 

Details in Bits Instead of Bytes checkbox in the Preferences Window) contains

 

the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in theBits

 

 

Sent Chart or Bytes Sent Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

Bits Sent Chart

Displays the Bits Sent Per Secor Bytes Sent Per Secfor the linkset as a

or

function of time, including data for up to 16 links.

Bytes Sent Chart

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data

 

 

 

 

 

 

point. The coordinates are displayed in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

 

 

 

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

 

 

 

dd.dd is the number of bits or bytes (as set in the Preferences window)

 

 

 

sent per second for that data point.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field.

 

 

 

To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins)

 

 

 

field.

 

 

 

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart

 

 

 

reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time

 

 

 

Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the

 

 

 

right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the

 

 

 

chart.

 

 

 

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM

 

 

 

ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next

 

 

 

valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

 

 

 

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding

 

 

 

down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift

 

 

 

and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 16 color-codedicons, one for each link (SLC) in theBits Sent

 

 

 

Chart or Bytes Sent Chart.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in this field. To

 

 

 

return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

 

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

 

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

 

 

scaling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Grid On

 

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

 

to read.

 

 

 

Grid Off

 

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

 

Help

 

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

Drops

 

 

 

 

SGM enables you to view drops information for the selected linkset. To do so,

 

select the Charts tab in the Statistic Details Window for a Linkset, then select the

 

Drops tab. SGM displays the Drops chart.

 

The Drops chart contains the following fields and buttons:

 

 

 

Field or Button

 

Description

 

 

 

Linkset

 

Drop-downlist box used to select the linkset for which data is to be displayed.

 

 

By default, data is displayed for the selected linkset. To display data for the

 

 

adjacent linkset, select it in this list box.

 

 

Time Window (mins)

Drop-downlist box used to specify the length of time displayed in theDrops

 

 

Chart.

 

 

Valid selections are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40, or 60 minutes. The default selection is

 

 

5 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

Drops Chart

Displays the Drops for the linkset as a function of time, including data for up

 

 

 

to 16 links.

 

 

 

To see the exact time and data coordinates for a data point, left-clickthe data

 

 

 

point. The coordinates are displayed in the format (hh:mm:ss, dd.dd), where:

 

 

 

hh:mm:ss is the time for that data point in hours, minutes, and seconds.

 

 

 

dd.dd is the number of drops for that data point.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in the SLC field.

 

 

 

To return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

The total time displayed in the chart is specified in the Time Window (mins)

 

 

 

field.

 

 

 

New data points are added to the right side of the chart. When the chart

 

 

 

reaches the end of the time window (for example, after 5 minutes, if the Time

 

 

 

Window (mins) field is set to 5), new data points continue to be added to the

 

 

 

right side of the chart, while old data points “drop off” the left side of the

 

 

 

chart.

 

 

 

If a poll is missed (for example, as a result of an SNMP timeout), SGM

 

 

 

ignores the missing data point, stops drawing the line, and waits for the next

 

 

 

valid data point to begin drawing the line again.

 

 

 

To scroll left, right, up, or down in the chart, drag the cursor while holding

 

 

 

down Ctrl and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To zoom in on a section of the chart, drag the cursor while holding down Shift

 

 

 

and the left mouse button.

 

 

 

To reset the chart to the default view and scaling, click Reset.

 

 

SLC

Displays up to 16 color-codedicons, one for each link (SLC) in theDrops

 

 

 

Chart.

 

 

 

To remove the data for a link from the chart, click the icon in this field. To

 

 

 

return the data to the chart, click the icon again.

 

 

 

SGM enables you to customize the symbols, line styles, and colors assigned

 

 

 

to data points in real-timedata charts. For more information, see theCharts

 

 

 

Settings, page 23-13.

 

 

Reset

If you scrolled or zoomed the chart, resets the chart to the default view and

 

 

 

scaling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field or Button

Description

 

 

 

 

Grid On

Superimposes a graphic grid on the chart. The grid can make the data easier

 

 

to read.

 

 

 

 

Grid Off

Removes the graphic grid from the chart.

 

 

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the current window.

 

 

 

 

Attaching a Note to a Linkset

SGM enables you to annotate a linkset, attaching a descriptive string to it.

To annotate a linkset, right-clicka linkset in a window, then selectEdit Notes in theright-clickmenu. SGM displays the Edit Notes Dialog for a Linkset.

If both ends of the linkset are known to SGM, one is displayed in the top half of the Edit Notes Dialog for a Linkset, the other in the bottom half. If only one end is known to SGM, only that end is displayed.

The Edit Notes Dialog for a Linkset contains the following fields and buttons:

Field or Button

Description

Name

Name of the linkset. You cannot edit this field.

Note Last Updated Date and time theNotes field for this linkset was last updated. If there is no note currently associated with this linkset, this field displays the valueNot Set.

 

 

You cannot edit this field.

 

 

 

 

Notes

Notes to associate with this linkset. In this field, you can enter any important

 

 

information about the linkset, such as a detailed description, its location, its

 

 

service history, and so on.

 

 

 

 

Save

Saves changes you have made to the linkset’s notes and exits the dialog.

 

 

 

 

Cancel

Exits the dialog without saving any changes.

 

 

 

 

Help

Displays online help for the dialog.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Topics:

 

 

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SGM enables you to view any notes that have been associated with a linkset.

To view a note for a linkset, right-clicka linkset in a window, then selectView > Notes in theright-clickmenu. (TheNotes option isgrayed-outif there is no note associated with the selected linkset.)

SGM displays the Notes panel for the selected linkset, which displays:

Notes associated with the linkset.

The date and time the notes associated with the linkset were last updated, or the phrase Not Set if there are no notes associated with the linkset.

The phrase No Notes if there are no notes associated with the linkset.

Related Topics:

Attaching a Note to a Linkset, page 8-53

Deleting a Linkset

After Discovery, the linksets in your network are known to SGM and added to the SGM database. Physically deleting linksets from your network is not the same as deleting them from the SGM database. The following sections describe the differences between deleting linksets from your network and from the SGM database, and the procedures for doing so:

Deleting a Linkset from Your Network, page 8-54

Deleting a Linkset from the SGM Database, page 8-55

Deleting a Linkset from Your Network

If you physically delete a known linkset from your network, it remains in the SGM database, SGM labels it Unknown, and it is the system administrator’s responsibility to delete it from the SGM database, if you choose to do so. SGM labels all associated nodesWarning and all associated linksUnknown.

 

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When you redefine the linkset (that is, when you define a linkset with the same destination point code as the original linkset, but not necessarily with the same linkset name), SGM rediscovers the linkset and labels it with the appropriate status (such as Active).

Deleting a Linkset from the SGM Database

Typically, you delete a linkset in the SGM database for one of the following reasons:

You have physically deleted the linkset from your network. This is the most common reason for deleting a linkset from the SGM database.

The linkset is Unknown orUnavailable, you are aware of the reason, and you no longer want to see it in SGM displays. For example, the linkset might be associated with a node that was removed from the network, or it might be a previously discovered linkset associated with a test lab device.

If you have physically deleted a known linkset from your network, and you then delete it from SGM, it is no longer in the SGM database, it does not appear in SGM windows, and it is not discovered when you run Discovery.

If you have not physically deleted a known linkset from your network, and you delete it from SGM, SGM also automatically deletes all associated links from the SGM database. However, at the next poll SGM finds the linkset and associated links and adds them back to the SGM database, setting the status appropriately. If this happens, do not delete the linkset again. Instead, set it toIgnored. See the“Ignoring a Linkset” section on page 8-56 for more information.

Note If you delete a linkset from the SGM database, the linkset is deleted forall SGM clients and views connected to that SGM server.

If you delete all linksets to an Unmanaged 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.

 

 

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To delete a linkset from the SGM database, use one of the following procedures:

Select one or more linksets in a window, then select Edit > Delete from the SGM Main Menu.

Right-clicka linkset in a window, then selectDelete in theright-clickmenu. (You cannot delete more than one linkset at a time from theright-clickmenu.)

SGM asks you to confirm the deletion:

Select Yes to delete the selected linksets. SGM deletes the linksets and all associated links from the SGM database. However, if the linksets were not physically deleted from your network, then at the next poll SGM finds the linksets and their associated links and adds them back to the SGM database, setting the status appropriately.

Select No to return to the window without deleting any linksets or links from the SGM database.

You can also use the sgm delete linkset command to delete one or more linksets from the SGM database. See the“sgm delete” section on page C-24 for more information on the use of this command.

Ignoring a Linkset

You can instruct SGM to ignore a linkset when it aggregates and displays network data. Setting linksets to Ignored prevents known linkset problems from affecting SGM displays for associated objects. In effect, you are preventing a known problem from distracting you from other, more urgent network problems.

For example, you can set a linkset to Ignored before shutting down the linkset for maintenance.

Note If you set a linkset toIgnored, the linkset is ignored forall SGM clients and views connected to that SGM server.

Also, if you set a linkset to Ignored, make a note of the change, and do not forget to reset the linkset when the problem is corrected or the maintenance is complete.

 

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To set a linkset to Ignored in the Linkset Window, select theIgnored checkbox for the linkset you want SGM to ignore.

To set a linkset to Ignored in the Topology Window, select a linkset in the topology map, then, in the left pane, select theIgnored checkbox for the linkset you want SGM to ignore.

Viewing Ignored Linksets

To display all linksets that are Ignored, display the Linkset Window and click theIgnored column header. SGM displays all ignored linksets at the top of the table.

Viewing Linkset Information Using a Web Browser

SGM enables you to use a Web browser to view the following information about linksets:

Viewing the Network Status Linkset Dashboard, page 8-57

Viewing ITP Linkset Status, page 8-59

Viewing ITP Linkset Details, page 8-62

Viewing ITP Linkset Information: Access Lists, page 8-72

Viewing the Network Status Linkset Dashboard

The SGM Linkset Dashboard page lists all discovered linksets, and provides links to messages and metrics for each linkset.

To access the SGM Linkset Dashboard page, select Network Status Dashboard from the SGM Server Home Page, then clickLinkset Dashboard.

 

 

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The Linkset Dashboard table contains the following columns:

 

 

 

Column

 

Description

 

 

 

Server Name

 

Name of the SGM server associated with the linkset.

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

Update Interval

 

Time between automatic updates for the page. None means the page is not

(in header)

 

automatically updated.

 

 

 

Last Update

 

Date and time the information on the page was last updated by SGM.

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

Linksets

 

Linksets discovered by SGM.

 

 

You can sort the table based on the information in the Linksets column. See

 

 

the “Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns” section on page 3-53 for

 

 

more details.

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks:

 

Opens the Network Status: Last X Status Change and Trap Messages Web page

Messages

 

for the linkset.

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks:

 

Opens the Network Status Messages: Metrics Web page for the linkset.

Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks:

 

Opens the SGM ITP Access Lists Web page for the linkset.

Access Lists

 

This option is not available if the linkset is in Unknown orUnavailable status,

 

 

 

 

or if the linkset is a Virtual linkset.

 

 

 

Latest Reports:

 

Displays the most recent Linkset Statistics: Hourly Report for the linkset, in a

Linkset Statistics

 

Web browser.

 

 

 

Latest Reports:

 

Displays the most recent Linkset Utilization Peaks - Rolling 30 Days Report

Linkset Peaks

 

for the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

 

Latest Reports:

 

Displays the most recent Link Statistics: Hourly Report for the links associated

Link Statistics

 

with the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

 

Latest Reports:

 

Displays the most recent Link Utilization Peaks - Rolling 30 Days Report for

Link Peaks

 

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

 

 

 

Displaying Results

 

Shows the total number of results found, and allows you to page through the

 

 

results. To configure the page range counts, see the “Changing SGM Web

 

 

Preferences” section on page 17-12.

 

 

 

 

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Viewing ITP Linkset Status

 

 

The SGM ITP Linkset Status page displays information about the linksets that

 

 

have been discovered by SGM.

 

 

To access the SGM ITP Linkset Status page, select ITP Linkset Status from the

 

 

SGM Server Home Page. SGM displays the SGM ITP Linkset Status page.

 

 

You can sort the SGM ITP Linkset Status table based on the information in one of

 

 

the columns. See the “Resizing, Sorting, and Hiding Table Columns” section on

 

 

page 3-53 for more details.

 

 

The SGM ITP Linkset Status page displays the following information for each

 

 

linkset:

 

 

 

 

Column

Description

 

 

 

 

Server Name

Name of the SGM server associated with the linkset.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update Interval

Time between automatic updates for the page.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Update

Date and time the information on the page was last updated by SGM.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linkset Name

Name of the linkset.

 

 

To see detailed information for the linkset, click the linkset name.

 

 

 

 

Node

Name of the node associated with the linkset.

 

 

To see detailed information for the node, click the node name.

 

 

 

 

SP Name

Name of the signaling point associated with the linkset.

 

 

To see detailed information for the signaling point, click the signaling point

 

 

name.

 

 

 

 

Point Code

Point code of the primary signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Adjacent Linkset

Name of adjacent linkset.

 

Name

To see detailed information for the linkset, click the linkset name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjacent Node

Name of adjacent node for the linkset.

 

 

To see detailed information for the node, click the node name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Column

Description

 

 

Adjacent SP

Name of adjacent signaling point for the linkset.

 

To see detailed information for the signaling point, click the signaling point

 

name.

 

 

Adjacent Point

Point code of the adjacent signaling point for the linkset.

Code

 

 

 

Status

Current status of the linkset, with a color-codedbackground. Possible values are:

 

Active (green)

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

Unavailable (red)

 

Unknown (red)

 

Warning (yellow)

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for Linksets”

 

section on page A-5.

 

 

 

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Column

Description

Status Reason Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

If you installed SGM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at

/opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are located in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter thesgm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If the status reason is still

Unsupported Configuration, enter thesgm clean command to restore the SGM server to a “clean” state, such as would exist after a new installation of SGM. For more information on the use of these commands, see the“SGM Command Reference” section on page C-1.

 

 

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Column

Description

Type

Type of linkset, which SGM determines by examining the links defined in the

 

linkset. Possible linkset types are:

HSL—Thelinks in this linkset use theSS7-over-ATM(Asynchronous Transfer Mode)high-speedprotocol.

SCTPIP—Thelinks in this linkset use the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—Thelinks in this linkset use the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Mixed—Thelinks in this linkset are of two or more types. (This configuration is not recommended.)

Virtual—Thelinks in this linkset are virtual links, which connect signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not poll virtual linksets, nor does it displayreal-timedata or accounting statistics for virtual linksets.

Note Prior to IOS release 12.2(23)SW1, virtual linksets onmulti-instancerouters were created manually by the user. Within and after that release, virtual linksets are created automatically.

Other—Nolinks have been defined for this linkset.

Viewing ITP Linkset Details

The SGM Linkset Details page displays detailed information about all discovered linksets, including their associated signaling points, links, events, status, and other information.

To access the SGM Linkset Details page, click a linkset name in the SGM ITP Linkset Status page. SGM displays the SGM Linkset Details page.

The SGM Linkset Details page is composed of the following sections:

SGM Linkset Details Table, page 8-63

SGM Links Detail Table, page 8-70

Related Topic

Viewing ITP Linkset Details, page 8-62

 

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SGM Linkset Details Table

The SGM Linkset Details table displays the following information for the selected linkset:

 

Field

Description

 

 

 

 

Node Name, Signaling

DNS name of the node, as discovered by SGM, signaling point name,

 

Point Name, and Linkset

and linkset name.

 

Name

 

 

 

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Server Name

Name of the SGM server associated with the linkset.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update Interval

Time between automatic updates for the page.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Update

Date and time the information on the page was last updated by SGM.

 

(in header)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Node

Name of primary node for the linkset. To see detailed information for the

 

 

node, click the node name.

 

 

 

 

Signaling Point

Name of primary signaling point for the linkset. To see detailed

 

 

information for the signaling point, click the signaling point name.

 

 

 

 

Linkset Name

Name of the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks:

Opens the Network Status: Last X Status Change and Trap Messages

 

Messages

Web page for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks: Metrics

Opens the Network Status Messages: Metrics Web page for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Drill-DownLinks: Access

Opens the SGM ITP Access Lists Web page for the linkset.

 

Lists

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

 

 

 

 

status, or if the linkset is a Virtual linkset.

 

 

 

 

Latest Reports: Linkset

Displays the most recent Linkset Statistics: Hourly Report for the

 

Statistics

linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

 

 

Latest Reports: Linkset

Displays the most recent Linkset Utilization Peaks - Rolling 30 Days

 

Peaks

Report for the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

 

 

Latest Reports: Link

Displays the most recent Link Statistics: Hourly Report for the links

 

Statistics

associated with the linkset, in a Web browser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Latest Reports: Link

Displays the most recent Link Utilization Peaks - Rolling 30 Days

Peaks

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

 

 

Status

Current status of the linkset, with a color-codedbackground. Possible

 

 

 

values are:

 

 

 

Active (green)

 

 

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

 

 

Unavailable (red)

 

 

 

Unknown (red)

 

 

 

Warning (yellow)

 

 

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for

 

 

 

Linksets” section on page A-5.

 

 

Status Reason

Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

 

 

 

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

 

 

 

If you installed SGM in the default directory,/opt, then the file is

 

 

 

located at /opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelpdirectory.

 

 

 

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory

 

 

 

and file are located in that directory.

 

 

 

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor

 

 

 

over the cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

 

 

 

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or

 

 

 

more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

 

 

 

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the

 

 

 

configuration and enter the sgm cleandiscover command to delete all

 

 

 

current network data and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If

 

 

 

the status reason is still Unsupported Configuration, enter thesgm

 

 

 

clean command to restore the SGM server to a “clean” state, such as

 

 

 

would exist after a new installation of SGM. For more information on

 

 

 

the use of these commands, see the “SGM Command Reference” section

 

 

 

on page C-1.

 

 

Description

Description of the linkset. If the linkset has no description, this field is

 

 

 

blank.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

 

 

Poll Error Message

Last error message received by the linkset. If there have been no polling

 

 

errors, this field is not displayed.

 

 

 

 

Local Point Code

Point code of the primary signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Adjacent Node

Name of adjacent node for the linkset. To see detailed information for

 

 

the adjacent node, click the node name.

 

 

 

 

Adjacent Signaling Point

Name of adjacent signaling point for the linkset. To see detailed

 

 

information for the adjacent signaling point, click the signaling point

 

 

name.

 

 

 

 

Adjacent Point Code

Point code of the adjacent signaling point for the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Linkset Type

Type of linkset, which SGM determines by examining the links defined

 

 

in the linkset. Possible linkset types are:

 

 

HSL—Thelinks in this linkset use theSS7-over-ATM

 

 

(Asynchronous Transfer Mode) high-speedprotocol.

 

 

SCTPIP—Thelinks in this linkset use the Stream Control

 

 

Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

 

 

Serial—Thelinks in this linkset use the serial SS7 signaling

 

 

protocol.

 

 

Mixed—Thelinks in this linkset are of two or more types. (This

 

 

configuration is not recommended.)

 

 

Virtual—Thelinks in this linkset are virtual links, which connect

 

 

signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not

 

 

poll virtual linksets, nor does it display real-timedata or accounting

 

 

statistics for virtual linksets.

 

 

Note Prior to IOS release 12.2(23)SW1, virtual linksets on

 

 

multi-instancerouters were created manually by the user. Within

 

 

and after that release, virtual linksets are created automatically.

 

 

Other—Nolinks have been defined for this linkset.

 

 

 

 

Links

Total number of links in the linkset.

 

 

 

 

Active Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Active.

 

 

 

 

Congested Links

Number of links in the linkset that are Congested.

 

 

 

 

Note

Note associated with this linkset. If there is no note associated with this

 

 

linkset, this field is blank.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Note Timestamp

Date and time the note associated with this linkset was last updated. If

 

there is no note associated with this linkset, this field is blank.

 

 

Internal ID

Internal ID of the linkset. The internal ID is a unique ID for every object,

 

assigned by SGM for its own internal use. It can also be useful when the

 

Cisco TAC is debugging problems.

 

 

MTP3 Accounting

Indicates whether the collection of MTP3 accounting statistics is

Enabled

enabled for the linkset.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

GTT Accounting Enabled

Indicates whether the collection of GTT accounting statistics is enabled

 

for the linkset.

 

For Cisco IOS software releases prior to 12.2(4)MB10, this field

 

displays Unknown.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

Packets Received Per Sec.

Number of packets received by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

 

Packets Sent Per Sec.

Number of packets sent by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

 

Bits Received Per Sec.

Number of bits received by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

 

Bits Sent Per Sec.

Number of bits sent by the linkset per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Receive Utilization

Amount of the linkset’s receive capacity being used, as a percentage or

 

in Erlangs (as set in the Preferences window), calculated using the

 

following formula:

 

Receive Utilization = (Bits Received Per Sec.)/Planned Capacity

 

Planned Capacity is the planned capacity of the linkset in bits per

 

second.

 

For a linkset of typeSerial,Planned Capacity is the available

 

bandwidth for the linkset.

 

For a linkset of typeSCTPIP or of typeMixed,Planned Capacity

 

is set on the ITP using the plan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration

 

command.

 

If Planned Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the

 

links associated with this linkset, this field displays the phrase

 

Planned Capacity for ITP Not Set.

 

For a linkset of typeOther, this field displays the phrasePlanned

 

Capacity for ITP Not Set.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

If the planned receive capacity is not set for the SCTP link, this field

 

displays Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

 

 

 

 

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Description

 

 

Send Utilization

Amount of the linkset’s send capacity being used, as a percentage or in

 

Erlangs (as set in the Preferences window), calculated using the

 

following formula:

 

Send Utilization = (Bits Sent Per Sec.)/Planned Capacity

 

Planned Capacity is the planned capacity of the linkset in bits per

 

second.

 

For a linkset of typeSerial,Planned Capacity is the available

 

bandwidth for the linkset.

 

For a linkset of typeSCTPIP or of typeMixed,Planned Capacity

 

is set on the ITP using the plan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration

 

command.

 

If Planned Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the

 

links associated with this linkset, this field displays the phrase

 

Planned Capacity for ITP Not Set.

 

For a linkset of typeOther, this field displays the phrasePlanned

 

Capacity for ITP Not Set.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After

 

two polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated

 

rates.

 

If the planned send capacity is not set for the SCTP link, this field

 

displays Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

 

 

Receive Plan Capacity

Planned capacity of the linkset to receive, in bits per second.

 

For a linkset of typeSerial orHSL, available bandwidth for the

 

linkset.

 

For a linkset of typeSCTPIP orMixed, set on the ITP using the

 

plan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration command.

 

If Receive Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of

 

the links associated with this linkset, this field displays the value 0.

 

For a linkset of typeOther, this field always displays the value0.

 

 

 

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Field

Description

 

 

Send Plan Capacity

Planned capacity of the linkset to send, in bits per second.

 

For a linkset of typeSerial orHSL, available bandwidth for the

 

linkset.

 

For a linkset of typeSCTPIP orMixed, set on the ITP using the

 

plan-capacity CS7 linkset configuration command.

 

If Send Plan Capacity is not set on the ITP for one or more of the

 

links associated with this linkset, this field displays the value 0.

 

For a linkset of typeOther, this field always displays the value0.

 

 

Drops

Total number of packets that have been dropped by the linkset.

 

 

Inbound ACL

Inbound IP access control list (ACL) number for the linkset.

 

If there is no inbound ACL for the linkset, this field displays 0.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

Outbound ACL

Outbound ACL number for the linkset.

 

If there is no outbound ACL for the linkset, this field displays 0.

 

If the linkset is a Virtual linkset, this field displaysN/A.

 

 

Duration In Service %

Percentage of time the linkset has been in service since the last reboot

 

of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

 

 

Duration Out Of

Percentage of time the linkset has been out of service since the last

Service %

reboot of the ITP, or since ITP last reset the counters.

 

 

 

 

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SGM Links Detail Table

The SGM Links Detail table displays the following information about links associated with the selected linkset:

Column

Description

SLC

Signaling link code (SLC) ID for the link.

 

 

Type

Type of link. Possible link types are:

HSL—Thelink uses theSS7-over-ATM(Asynchronous Transfer Mode)high-speedprotocol.

SCTPIP—Thelink uses the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) IP transport protocol.

Serial—Thelink uses the serial SS7 signaling protocol.

Virtual—Thelink is a virtual link, which connects signaling point instances running on the same device. SGM does not poll virtual links, nor does it displayreal-timedata or accounting statistics for virtual links.

Interface Name

Primary IP address and interface name of the link. The primary IP address is the

 

first CS7 local IP address configured in the ITP. For example, if the following IP

 

addresses are configured in the ITP:

 

cs7 local-peer4180

 

local-ip128.3.0.77

 

local-ip128.3.0.254

 

Then SGM uses 128.3.0.77 as the primary IP address. If at any time that IP

 

address is deleted from the ITP configuration, or if a new IP address is added to

 

the beginning of the list, SGM detects the change and automatically updates this

 

field to reflect the new primary IP address.

 

If the link has no interface name, this field is blank.

 

 

Ports

Local and remote ports for the link.

 

 

QoS

Quality of service (QoS) class of the link.

 

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Description

 

 

Congestion

Indicates whether there is congestion on the link. A link is congested if it has too

 

many packets waiting to be sent. This condition could be caused by the failure

 

of an element in your network.

 

Possible values for the Congestion Level field areNone, indicating no

 

congestion, and 1 to7, indicating levels of congestion from very light (1) to very

 

heavy (7).

 

 

Utilization

Receive Utilization (Rcvd) and Send Utilization (Sent) for the link, expressed as

 

either a utilization percentage or a number of Erlangs.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two

 

polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

If the planned send or receive capacity is not set for the SCTP link, this field

 

displays Set Plan Capacity on ITP.

 

 

Bits/Sec

Number of bits received (Rcvd) and sent by the link per second.

 

This field initially displays the phrase Waiting for second poll. After two

 

polling cycles, SGM populates this field with actual calculated rates.

 

 

Ignored

Indicates whether the link has been flagged as Ignored (that is, whether the link

 

is to be included when aggregating and displaying SGM status information).

 

 

Status

Current status of the link, with a color-codedbackground. Possible values are:

 

Active (green)

 

Blocked (red)

 

Failed (red)

 

InhibitLoc (blue)

 

InhibitRem (blue)

 

Shutdown (blue)

 

Unknown (red)

 

Warning (yellow)

 

For detailed definitions of each status, see the “Status Definitions for Links”

 

section on page A-4.

 

There is no Unshut orNo Shut status.

 

 

 

 

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Column

Description

Status Reason Reason for the current status of the signaling gateway mated pair.

For a full list of possible reasons, see the stateReasons.html file:

If you installed SGM in the default directory, /opt, then the file is located at

/opt/CSCOsgm/apache/share/htdocs/eventHelp directory.

If you installed SGM in a different directory, then the help directory and file are located in that directory.

If the cell is too small to show all of the status reason, place the cursor over the cell to see the full status reason in a mouse over help popup.

The status reasons are listed in order of decreasing magnitude. If two or more reasons apply, the reason of greatest magnitude is displayed.

If the status reason is Unsupported Configuration, correct the configuration and enter thesgm cleandiscover command to delete all current network data and begin a clean discovery of the ITP network. If the status reason is still

Unsupported Configuration, enter thesgm clean command to restore the SGM server to a “clean” state, such as would exist after a new installation of SGM. For more information on the use of these commands, see the“SGM Command Reference” section on page C-1.

Status Summary Opens the SGM Link Status Summary Web Page.

Viewing ITP Linkset Information: Access Lists

The SGM ITP Access Lists page displays all access lists associated with the selected linkset.

To access the SGM ITP Access Lists page for a linkset:

From the SGM Linkset Details page, select Access List from theDrill-Down Links drop-downmenu and clickGo! (this option is not available if the associated signaling point is inUnknown orUnmanaged status, or if the linkset is aVirtual linkset.)

 

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The SGM ITP Access Lists table displays the following information for the

 

selected linkset:

 

 

Column

Description

 

 

Node Name,

Name of the node, signaling point, and linkset for which access lists are being

Signaling Point

displayed.

Name, and Linkset

 

Name

 

(in header)

 

 

 

Server Name

Name of the SGM server associated with the signaling point or linkset.

(in header)

 

 

 

Update Interval

Time between automatic updates for the page.

(in header)

 

 

 

Last Update

Date and time the information on the page was last updated by SGM.

(in header)

 

 

 

Node/SP/Linkset

Name of the node, signaling point, and linkset for which access lists are being

 

displayed.

 

To see detailed information for the node, signaling point, or linkset, click the

 

node, signaling point, or linkset name.

 

 

List #

Access list number configured on the node and applied to the linkset. ITP uses

 

access list numbers 2700 through 2799.

 

 

Access List

List of commands in the access list.

 

 

 

 

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