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Understanding 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, diagnostics, and manage the Traffic Collector.

Figure 1 shows the Live Traffic window.

Figure 1: Live Traffic Window
Live Traffic Window

Live traffic reports are organized by traffic type.



Network



Interface TotalDisplays the total interface ingress and egress traffic collected for the entire day.
Tunnel TotalDisplays the total tunnel traffic collected for the entire day.


Link



Link SummaryDisplays link traffic between two routers.


Interface



Interface RouterDisplays total interface ingress and egress traffic on a router at the last collection time interval. Clicking a specific router will display all interfaces on that router. Clicking a specific interface will display historical traffic for that interface.
Interface IndividualDisplays single interface ingress and egress traffic on a router.
Interface SummaryDisplays interface ingress and egress traffic on a router.
Interface Total IngressDisplays aggregated interface ingress traffic. Requires running the Traffic Summary Report task in Task Manager.
Interface Total EgressDisplays aggregated interface egress traffic. Requires running the Traffic Summary Report task in Task Manager.


Tunnel



Tunnel Network LevelDisplays tunnel traffic by tunnel name at the last collection time interval. Clicking a specific tunnel will display historical status states and traffic for that tunnel.
Tunnel RouterDisplays tunnel ingress and egress traffic on a router at the last collection time interval. Clicking a specific router will display all tunnels on that router. Clicking a specific tunnel will display historical status states and traffic for that tunnel.
Tunnel IndividualDisplays single tunnel traffic on a router.
Tunnel SummaryDisplays tunnel traffic on a router.
Tunnel Total IngressDisplays aggregated tunnel traffic. Requires running the Traffic Summary Report task in Task Manager.
Tunnel Traffic MatrixDisplays the total tunnel traffic originating and terminating at each router.


VPN



VPN SummaryDisplays VPN ingress and egress traffic on a router.
VPN Total IngressDisplays aggregated VPN ingress traffic. Requires running the Traffic Summary Report task in Task Manager.
VPN Total EgressDisplays aggregated VPN egress traffic. Requires running the Traffic Summary Report task in Task Manager.
Customer ServiceDisplays total traffic per Customer Service VPN.


Group



Live ChartDisplays interface traffic charts by report groups. The report group must defined in Admin > Report Groups.
Live ReportDisplays interface traffic reports by report groups. The report group must defined in Admin > Report Groups.
Single DayDisplays total tunnel traffic between groups for a single day. The group is defined in the client.
Multiple DaysDisplays total tunnel traffic between groups for multiple days. The group is defined in the client.
Tunnel Traffic MatrixDisplays the total tunnel traffic originating and terminating between groups. The group is defined in the client.
StatusDisplays the traffic data collector’s status, assigned traffic collection groups, and routers. Click on the Group ID to display details of the routers and collected tables. The traffic collection group is defined in the client Traffic Collection Manager.

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