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    Diagnostic Manager

    The IP/MPLSView main window has a Performance menu used to display live traffic, aggregated traffic, real-time status and usage, device and network performance, and diagnostics. It is also used to manage the traffic collector, and run CLI tests.

    Select Performance>Diagnostics>Diagnostic Manager to display the Diagnostic Manager window. Figure 1 shows the Diagnostic Manager window populated with the results of a ping test.

    Figure 1: Diagnostic Manager Window

    Diagnostic Manager
Window

    The diagnostic manager allows you to execute ping operations on devices in the live network. Figure 2 shows the selections available from the Ping menu.

    Figure 2: Diagnostic Manager Ping Menu

    Diagnostic
Manager Ping Menu

    To perform a ping test from a single device to multiple devices, select Ping > Multiple Devices from Device. The Ping dialog box is displayed.

    Figure 3 shows the Ping dialog box.

    Figure 3: Diagnostic Manager Ping Multiple Devices Dialog Box

    Diagnostic
Manager Ping Multiple Devices Dialog Box

    Select the source device and one or more destination devices from the menus. Select Use Management IP or Use Loopback IP. Select Run. The results are displayed in the Output Panel of the Diagnostic Manager window.

    Figure 4 shows the selections available from the Traceroute menu.

    Figure 4: Diagnostic Manager Traceroute Menu

    Diagnostic
Manager Traceroute Menu

    The diagnostic manager allows you to execute traceroute operations on devices in the live network.

    To perform a traceroute test from a single device to another device, select Traceroute > Devices from Device. The Traceroute dialog box is displayed. The settings are similar to the Ping dialog box.

    Starting in Release 6.3.0, you can execute ping and traceroute operations on groups of devices in the live network.

    To create groups of devices, select Grouping > Device Group. The Diagnostics Device Group window box is displayed.

    Figure 5 shows the Diagnostics Device Group window.

    Figure 5: Diagnostics Device Group Window

    Diagnostics
Device Group Window

    To create a new group, select New and then type the group name in the dialog box. To add nodes to a group, select the group from the Group menu, select the device you want, and use the arrows to move the device to the Nodes in Group pane. Select OK. The group is available in the Diagnostic Manager Ping and Traceroute windows.

    To create custom groups of devices, select Grouping > Customized Advanced Groups. Using custom groups, from the Modify Custom Group window, you can specify the source IP address and the destination IP address and interface.

    Figure 6 shows the Modify Custom Group window.

    Figure 6: Modify Custom Group Window

    Modify Custom
Group Window
     
     

    Modified: 2016-09-27