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Main Window Tunnel Table


The IP/MPLSView main window has network information tables that contain detailed information about nodes, links, tunnels, and shared risk link groups (SRLGs).

Figure 1 shows the main window Tunnel table.

Figure 1: Main Window Tunnel Table
Main Window Tunnel 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 Tunnel table columns.

Table 1: Main Window Tunnel Table Columns

Column Name



Name of the tunnel.

Node A

Name of node A at one end of the tunnel.

Node Z

Name of node Z at one end of the tunnel.


IP address of node A at one end of the tunnel.


IP address of node Z at one end of the tunnel.


Bandwidth required by the tunnel.


The routing tunnel metric.

Path Type

Type of path: Primary, Secondary, or Standby.

Path Name

Pathname, if configured..


RSVP setup priority for the tunnel traffic.


RSVP hold priority for the tunnel traffic.

Explicit Route

RSVP explicit route object for the tunnel, if configured.

Double-click a tunnel in the table to display the Tunnel details window. Figure 2 shows the Tunnel details window.

Figure 2: Tunnel Details Window
Details Window

Expand the lists in the left pane to display additional information about the node the link is coming from, the node the link is going to, IPv4 address, nodeA and nodeZ at each end of the tunnel, and the planned tunnel properties. 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 links, displayed in the left pane.

Select a tunnel in the table, right-click, and select Display Tunnel Traffic Chart to display the tunnel traffic chart. Figure 3 shows the tunnel traffic chart for ingress traffic.

Figure 3: Tunnel Traffic Chart
Tunnel Traffic

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 bandwidth (if configured), 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.