Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


Utilization Legends

  • The Utilization displays the planned utilization rate of links resulting from the demands in the network model.

  • The Peak Util displays the links according to the peak utilization reached on that link in a failure simulation. See the Simulation chapter of the Training Guide for IP/MPLSView for more details.

  • The Measured Link Util displays the measured link utilization, up to 24 periods. A slider bar can be used to check the utilization at different periods. The data comes from the ingress (interfaceLoad_in) or egress (interfaceLoad_out) files. For the live network this is named Interface CoS Util and uses the /u/wandl/data/.network/interface.traffic and interfacei.traffic files.

  • The Demand CoS Util displays the normal and peak utilization per CoS calculated based on demand routing. In this case, it is based off of both the demand and trafficload file. The trafficload file is used to display up to 24 periods. A slider bar can be used to check the utilization at different periods.

Figure 37: Utilization Legend
Utilization Legend

Popup Menu

Menu Item


Edit Color

This will open a color palette that allows you to choose a color for the section selected on the color slider.

Add Divider

This will add a new divider on the color bar at the location of the right-mouse-click.

Change Max

This will change the maximum utilization percentage on the color slider to the specified value in the New Max window.

Change Viewing Range

Use this to zoom into a particular percentage range, for example, 0.00-10.00% for greater granularity.

Show Selected Color

Selecting this option shows links that have the selected color. Note that when deselecting a color, a link is hidden only if the colors of both of its interfaces are deselected.

Show All

Shows links of any colors.

Show None

Hides all links.

Reset to Defaults

This will reset the Prov Util color bar to the original default setting of dividers and colors.