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Monitoring the Status of Your Network

 

Real-Time Network Status

You can display real-time status for the following network elements from the IP/MPLSView Web interface:

  • Live links

  • Live label-switched paths (LSPs)

  • Live BGP neighbors

  • Live OSPF neighbors

  • Live IS-IS adjacencies

Monitoring Real-Time Network Status

To monitor real-time network status:

  1. Select Performance > Real Time Status.

    The Real Time Status window is displayed.

  2. Select the type of live status you want to monitor from the Live Status to Monitor menu.
    Figure 1: Live Status to Monitor Menu
    Live Status to Monitor Menu
  3. Review the results in the Live Status window that appears for the selected network element.

    Each column head has a menu. From the menu within each column you can sort the element information in ascending or descending order. You can also select which columns are displayed or hidden, resize columns, and rearrange the column order.

Monitoring Real-Time Status for LSPs (Tunnels)

To monitor real-time status for LSPs (tunnels):

  1. Select Performance > Real Time Status.

    The Real Time Status window is displayed.

  2. Select Tunnel Status from the Live Status to Monitor menu.
  3. Display the live Tunnel Status window in one of the following ways:
    • To view an unfiltered status display for all nodes, select No Filtering in the Set Filters field.

    • To view a display filtered by node, select Filter by Node in the Set Filters field, select a node name from the Select Nodes menu, and click Apply Node Filter.

    For example, Figure 3 shows the Live Tunnel Status window filtered by the node named VMX101.

    Figure 2: Live Tunnel Status Window with Filtered Display
    Live Tunnel Status Window with
Filtered Display
    Figure 3: Live Tunnel Status Window with Filtered Display
    Live Tunnel Status Window
with Filtered Display
  4. Review the results in the Live Tunnel Status window.

    Make sure the administrative status (Admin Status) and operational status (Oper Status) are both reported as up for each tunnel.

Monitoring Real-Time Status for BGP Neighbors

To monitor real-time status for BGP neighbors:

  1. Select Performance > Real Time Status.

    The Real Time Status window is displayed.

  2. Select BGP Neighbor Status from the Live Status to Monitor menu.

    The Live BGP Neighbor Status window is displayed. Figure 4 shows the Live BGP Neighbor Status window.

    Figure 4: Live BGP Neighbor Status Window
    Live BGP Neighbor Status Window
  3. Review the results in the Live BGP Neighbor Status window.

    Make sure the BGP Peer Status is reported as established for each BGP neighbor.