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Aggregated 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>Aggregated Traffic to display the Aggregated Traffic window. Figure 1 shows the Aggregated Traffic window.

Figure 1: Aggregated Traffic Window
Aggregated Traffic Window

Aggregated traffic reports are organized by traffic type and are aggregated either hourly or daily.

Select a device and click the Charts icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated traffic chart. Select a device and click the Trending icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated trending chart.

Other hourly interface lists available include Interface - IPv6, Interface - CoS, Interface - Multicast, Interface - Unicast Packet, Interface - Multicast Packet, Interface - Broadcast Packet, Packet Errors, and Packet Discards. You can display the list and then display a chart of one or more items from the list for a selected time interval.

There is also a Daily Interface menu option.

Figure 2 shows the Interface Traffic Summary Report chart.

Figure 2: Aggregated Interface Traffic Summary Report Chart
Aggregated Interface Traffic
Summary Report Chart

In the chart window, you can use the controls at the top of the window to reset the zoom, save the chart as an image, export to Excel, select the chart style, and show or hide the data points. Hold your mouse pointer over a data point to display a pop-up pane that shows the time and traffic value.

Figure 3 shows the Interface Traffic Summary Report trending chart.

Figure 3: Aggregated Traffic Summary Report Trending Chart
Aggregated Traffic Summary Report
Trending Chart

In the trending chart window, select the number of data points to forecast. Select the type of regression to be performed. Select: Linear, Exponential, or Polynomial. The moving average is used to smooth out any outlier values in the data. Select none, or any odd number from 3 to 23.

Aggregated Traffic - Traffic Type Menu

The Traffic Type menu is used to display aggregated traffic statistics and charts for links, tunnels, and VPNs in addition to the interfaces already described.

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

Select Tunnel>Hourly or Tunnel>Daily, specify a time interval, and click Apply to display a list of all tunnels with a detailed table of traffic statistics. Select a tunnel and click the Charts icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated traffic chart. Select a tunnel and click the Trending icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated trending chart.

Select VPN>Hourly>VPN or VPN>Daily>VPN, specify a time interval, and click Apply to display a list of all VPNs with a detailed table of traffic statistics. Select a VPN and click the Charts icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated traffic chart. Select a VPN and click the Trending icon at the bottom of the window to display an aggregated trending chart.

Other VPN menu selections include VPN - CoS, VPN - Multicast, Customer Service, Customer Service - CoS, and Customer Service - Multicast.