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    Live Traffic

    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.

    Select Performance>Live Traffic to display the Live Traffic window. Figure 1 shows the Live Traffic window.

    Figure 1: Live Traffic Window

    Live Traffic Window

    Click a device name to display a list of interfaces on that device. Figure 2 shows the Live Traffic Interfaces Report window.

    Figure 2: Live Traffic Interfaces Report Window

    Live Traffic Interfaces Report Window

    Click the name of an interface. The daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly traffic charts are displayed. Figure 3 shows the Interface State and Traffic Report window.

    Figure 3: Interface State and Traffic Report Window

    Interface State and Traffic
Report Window

    Open the Chart Legend menu to select which values are displayed.

    Click Traffic Chart to open a traffic chart for the interface in a separate window. Figure 4 shows the Interface Traffic Chart window without Show Bandwidth selected and with Show Bandwidth selected.

    Figure 4: Interface Traffic Chart Window

    Interface Traffic Chart Window
    Interface Traffic Chart Window

    The upper pane shows the ingress and egress traffic charts. The bottom pane lists the traffic values for each data point time.

    In the Interface Traffic Chart window, you can use the controls at the top of the window to reload the chart, select the day, week, month, or year, reset the zoom, save the chart as an image, export to Excel, select the time period, select the chart style, show or hide the data points, show the policed bandwidth, and enable auto refresh. Hold your mouse pointer over a data point to display a pop-up pane that shows the time and traffic value.

    Click Utilization Chart to display a utilization chart similar to the interface traffic chart.

    Click QoS Chart. The QoS Traffic Chart window is displayed. Select one or more egress classes and egress traffic attributes and click OK. Figure 5 shows the QoS Traffic Chart window with selections made.

    Figure 5: QoS Traffic Chart Window Selections

    QoS Traffic Chart Window Selections

    A QoS Traffic chart window similar to the interface traffic chart is displayed. Figure 6 shows a QoS Traffic Chart window for transmitted bps for the Internet traffic class.

    Figure 6: QoS Traffic Chart Window

    QoS Traffic Chart Window

    Click Multicast Traffic Chart to display a multicast traffic chart similar to the interface traffic chart. Click Multicast Utilization Chart to display a multicast utilization chart similar to the interface traffic chart.

    Other interface lists available include Interface - Router (IPv6), Interface - Individual, Interface - Summary, Interface - Total: Ingress, and Interface - Total: Egress. You can display the list and then display a chart of one or more items from the list for a selected time interval.

    Live Traffic - Traffic Type Menu

    The Traffic Type menu is used to select live traffic charts for the entire network, links, tunnels, VPNs, interface groups, and tunnel groups, in addition to the interfaces already described.

    Select Network>Interface - Total or Network>Tunnel - Total, to display a chart of traffic statistics for all interfaces or tunnels on the network.

    Select Link>Link - Summary, specify a time interval, and click Apply to display a list of links with a detailed table of traffic statistics.

    Select Interface>Interface - Router or Interface>Interface - Router (IPv6), to display a list of nodes that have active live traffic collection.

    Select Interface>Interface - Individual to display a list of interfaces that have active live traffic collection.

    Select Interface>Interface - Summary to display an Interface Traffic Summary Report.

    Select Interface>Interface - Total: Ingress or Interface>Interface - Total: Egress to display a Router Ingress Interface Report or Router Egress Interface Report

    Select Tunnel>Tunnel - Network Level, specify a date, and click Go to display a list of all tunnels with a detailed table of traffic statistics. Click a tunnel name to display a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly chart. Other choices for tunnels include Tunnel - Router, Tunnel - Individual, Tunnel - Summary, Tunnel - Total: Ingress, and Tunnel Traffic Matrix.

    Similar to the Interface menu, you can select Tunnel>Tunnel - Router, Tunnel>Tunnel - Individual, Tunnel>Tunnel - Summary, Tunnel>Tunnel - Total: Ingress, and Tunnel>Tunnel - Total: Egress.

    Select VPN>VPN - Summary, specify a time interval, and click Go to display a list of VPNs with a detailed table of traffic statistics. Select a VPN and click Trending to display a chart.

    You can also select VPN>VPN - Total: Ingress, and VPN>VPN - Total: Egress.

    Select VPN>Customer Service to display the Customer Service VPN Interface Traffic Summary Report.

    Select Group>Interface Group>Group Interface, specify a time interval, and click Apply to display a list of interface groups with a detailed table of traffic statistics. Other choices for interface groups include Live Chart to display a real-time traffic, chart and Live Report to display a detailed table of real-time traffic statistics.

    Select Group>Tunnel Traffic>Single Day, specify a time interval, and click Go to display a list of tunnel groups with a summary table of traffic statistics. Other choices for tunnel groups include Multiple Days to display a list of tunnels and traffic charts, and Tunnel Traffic Matrix to display the tunnel paths through the network.

    Select Group>Traffic Collection Group>Status, to display a list traffic collection groups. Click the group name to display a list of members. Click the member ID to display an interfaces report for that group of devices.

    Figure 7 shows an example of the detailed traffic statistics. The Tunnel Traffic Summary Report is shown.

    Figure 7: Tunnel Traffic Summary Report

    Tunnel Traffic Summary Report

    Figure 8 shows an example of a trending chart. The chart is from the Router Ingress Tunnel Traffic Summary - Today (Total bits) report. Select a node and click the Charts icon at the bottom of the window to display a live traffic trending chart.

    Figure 8: Ingress Tunnel Traffic Trending Chart

    Ingress
Tunnel Traffic Trending Chart

    Figure 9 shows an example of a Tunnel Traffic Summary chart with the configured bandwidth also displayed. The chart is from the Tunnel Traffic Summary report. Select a node and click the Charts icon at the bottom of the window to display a live traffic chart.

    Figure 9: Tunnel Traffic Summary Chart

    Tunnel Traffic
Summary Chart

    Modified: 2016-11-08