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Understanding the Monitor Mode Tasks Pane

 

The Tasks pane in Monitor mode displays a list of tasks that are available for the currently selected Monitor tab. These tasks provide monitoring functions in addition to the monitors available under each tab.

The tasks listed in the Tasks pane vary according to the selected tab—that is, Summary, Traffic, Client, RF, or Equipment—and the scope you have selected in the View pane. For example, the VC Protocols Statistics task is available only when you select the Traffic tab and a Virtual Chassis or Virtual Chassis member in the View pane.

For each Monitor mode tab, the following tables list each task and provide a short description of the task:

  • Table 1: Summary Tab Tasks

  • Table 2: Traffic Tab Tasks

  • Table 3: Client Tab Tasks

  • Table 4: RF Tab Tasks

  • Table 5: Equipment Tab Tasks

  • Table 6: VC Equipment Summary Tab Tasks

  • Table 7: Device Management Tasks

  • Key Tasks—Network Director enables you to group the tasks that you perform frequently and create a list of key tasks. You can add any task from the Tasks pane to the Key Tasks list by selecting a task and clicking the plus (+) sign that appears adjacent to the task. For some modes, you can see that Network Director has predefined some key tasks for you. You can modify this set of tasks to suit your requirements. This feature is available in Task pane irrespective of your current mode, scope, or view.

  • For information about the Fabric Analysis tab, see Analyzing QFabric Devices and Analyzing Virtual Chassis Fabrics.

Table 1: Summary Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Backed-Up APs

Displays information about the access points for which the selected controller is the secondary controller in a cluster.

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Find End Point

Finds end points that match supplied attributes and returns information about the location of the end points on the network.

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

View Tenants

Shows details of tenants and overlay networks.

View Congestion Events

Shows latency congestion information based on high-frequency statistics data.

Ping To a Host

From the selected device, pings the host you specify and returns the results.

Port Utilization

Displays port utilization trend information for the devices in the selected scope. You can view overall port utilization for the selected device or can view individual port utilization.

Refresh End Point

Refreshes end point location information for the Find End Point task.

Run Fabric Analyzer

Analyzes a QFabric device and provides information about its health, connectivity, and topology on the Fabric Analysis tab.

Select Monitors to display

Selects the monitors that are displayed in the Summary tab

Show ARP Table

Shows Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table information for a device.

Show PoE Interfaces

Shows details such as interface name, admin status, maximum power limit, power consumption and priority, of PoE interfaces in satellite devices of Junos Fusion Enterprise and EX devices.

Show Routing Instances

Shows the routing instances configured on an MX Series router.

Traceroute To a Host

From the selected device, traces the route to the host you specify and returns the results.

Table 2: Traffic Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Find End Point

Finds end points that match supplied attributes and returns information about the location of the end points on the network.

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

L3 VLAN Statistics

Displays packet in and out statistics for Layer 3 VLANs on the selected device.

View Congestion Events

Shows latency congestion information based on high-frequency statistics data.

Ping To a Host

From the selected device, pings the host you specify and returns the results.

Port Statistics

Displays packet and error statistics for all ports on the selected device.

Port Utilization

Displays port utilization trend information for the devices in the selected scope. You can view overall port utilization for the selected device or can view individual port utilization.

Run Fabric Analyzer

Analyzes a QFabric device and provides information about its health, connectivity, and topology on the Fabric Analysis tab.

Show ARP Table

Shows Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table information for a device.

Show PoE Interfaces

Shows details such as interface name, admin status, maximum power limit, power consumption and priority, of PoE interfaces in satellite devices of Junos Fusion Enterprise and EX devices.

Show Routing Instances

Shows the routing instances configured on an MX Series router.

Traceroute To a Host

From the selected device, traces the route to the host you specify and returns the results.

VC Protocol Statistics

Displays Virtual Chassis Control Protocol (VCCP) statistics for the selected Virtual Chassis or Virtual Chassis member, such as the kind and number of protocol data units (PDUs) sent and received.

Table 3: Client Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Find End Point

Finds end points that match supplied attributes and returns information about the location of the end points on the network.

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

View Congestion Events

Shows latency congestion information based on high-frequency statistics data.

Ping To a Host

From the selected device, pings the host you specify and returns the results.

Refresh End Point

Refreshes end point location information for the Find End Point task.

Run Fabric Analyzer

Analyzes a QFabric device and provides information about its health, connectivity, and topology on the Fabric Analysis tab.

Show ARP Table

Shows Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table information for a device.

Show PoE Interfaces

Shows details such as interface name, admin status, maximum power limit, power consumption and priority, of PoE interfaces in satellite devices of Junos Fusion Enterprise and EX devices.

Show Routing Instances

Show the routing instances configured on an MX Series router.

Traceroute To a Host

From the selected device, traces the route to the host you specify and returns the results.

Table 4: RF Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

Interference Sources

Displays the sources of interferences detected by the selected radio.

Spectrogram

Displays a spectrum analysis of the 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz bands.

RF Neighborhood

Displays a list radios that are in the vicinity of the selected radio. These radios are either radios that the selected radio detects or radios that detect the selected radios.

Table 5: Equipment Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Backed-Up APs

Displays information about the access points for which the selected controller is the secondary controller in a cluster.

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Find End Point

Finds end points that match supplied attributes and returns information about the location of the end points on the network.

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

View Congestion Events

Shows latency congestion information based on high-frequency statistics data.

Logical Interfaces

Displays the status of the Ethernet switching interfaces on the device, including aggregated Ethernet interfaces. Information includes VLAN membership, STP state, and port mode.

Ping to a Host

From the selected device, pings the host you specify and returns the results.

Run Fabric Analyzer

Analyzes a QFabric device and provides information about its health, connectivity, and topology on the Fabric Analysis tab.

Show ARP Table

Shows Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table information for a device.

Show PoE Interfaces

Shows details such as interface name, admin status, maximum power limit, power consumption and priority, of PoE interfaces in satellite devices of Junos Fusion Enterprise and EX devices.

Show Routing Instances

Show the routing instances configured on an MX Series router.

Traceroute To a Host

From the selected device, traces the route to the host you specify and returns the results.

Table 6: VC Equipment Summary Tab Tasks

Task

Description

Find User Session

Finds client sessions that match supplied attributes and returns information about the sessions.

Compare Device Statistics

Compares statistics from multiple devices in real time.

Table 7: Device Management Tasks in Monitor Mode

Task

Description

View Aruba Wireless Device Inventory

Displays the list of Aruba devices connected to Juniper Networks switches.

Launch Aruba Airwave

Launches the APs/Devices > List page of the Aruba Airwave application to monitor Aruba devices.