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Node Menu Interfaces at Node

 

In the IP/MPLSView main window, select a node in the map, right-click and select Interfaces at Node. The Interface table is displayed. Figure 1 shows the main window Interface table.

Figure 1: Main Window Interface Table
Main Window Interface Table

Each column head has a menu. From the menu within each column, the element information can be sorted in ascending or descending order. You can select which columns are displayed or hidden. Columns can also be resized and the order can be rearranged.

Table 1 describes the Interface table columns.

Table 1: Main Window Interface Table Columns

Column Name

Description

Name

Name of the physical interface. If the interface is a logical interface configured on a physical interface, the logical interface number is appended.

Node

Name of the node where the interface is configured.

IPv4

IPv4 address configured on the interface.

Mask

Subnetwork mask configured for the IP address.

Bandwidth

Bandwidth configured on the interface.

Admin Status

Current administrative status of the interface: Active, Up, Down or Testing.

MTU

The maximum transmission unit configured on the interface.

MAC Address

The MAC (Ethernet) address of the interface.

VLAN

The VLAN ID configured on the interface.

Double-click an interface in the table to display the Interface details window. Figure 2 shows the Interface details window.

Figure 2: Interface Details Window
Interface Details
Window

Expand the lists in the left pane to display additional information about the VLANs, IPv4 address, links, node, and protocols configured on or associated with this interface. Select the information in the left pane to display that same information in the right pane. This is useful when there are multiple elements, such as protocols, displayed in the left pane.

Select an interface in the table, right-click, and select Display Traffic Chart to display the interface traffic chart. Figure 3 shows the interface traffic chart for both ingress and egress traffic.

Figure 3: Interface Traffic Chart
Interface Traffic
Chart

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