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Monitoring Performance Management Statistics

 

The following topics show how to monitor the performance statistics for point-to-point and VPLS services:

Monitoring Statistics for Point-to-Point Service

In the Network Activate task pane, select Service Provisioning > Manage Services.

To monitor the statistics for the point-to-point service:

  1. Right-click a point-to-point service and select Start PM Statistics. The Monitor Performance Statistics page is displayed.

    Note

    The Start PM Statistics action is enabled only if the CFM is enabled in the selected point-to-point service. Always perform a functional audit before monitoring the statistics. The Start PM Statistics action is disabled if the functional audit status of a service is Down.

  2. Fill in the fields as indicated in the table.

    Field

    Action

    Local Device

    Select a local device from the list.

    Remote Device

    Select a remote device from the list.

    Count

    Specify the number of frames to be sent to a specific peer MEP.

    Range: 1 through 65,535 frames

    Default: 10 frames

    Wait Interval

    Specify the wait interval for the frame transfer.

    Range: 1 through 255 seconds

    Default: 1 second

    Priority (dot1p)

    Select the 802.1p priority of continuity-check and link-trace packet.

    Range: 0 through 7

    Default: 0

    Monitor Statistics

    Select one of the following:

    • Two-Way delay

    • One-Way delay

    • Loss

  3. Click OK.

This action initiates a statistics collection on the endpoint device. The View PM Statistics action is enabled on successful initiation of the statistics.

Monitoring Statistics for VPLS Service

In the Network Activate task pane, select Service Provisioning > Manage Services.

To monitor the statistics for the VPLS Service:

  1. Right-click a VPLS service and select Start PM Statistics. The Monitor Performance Statistics page is displayed.

    Note

    The Start PM Statistics action is enabled only if the CFM is enabled in the selected VPLS service. Always perform a functional audit before monitoring the statistics. The Start PM Statistics action is disabled if the functional audit status of a service is Down.

  2. Fill in the fields as indicated in the table.

    Field

    Action

    Local Device

    Select a local device from the list.

    Remote Device

    Select a remote device from the list.

    Count

    Specify the number of frames to be sent to a specific peer MEP.

    Range: 1 through 65,535 frames

    Default: 10 frames

    Wait Interval

    Specify the wait interval for the frame transfer.

    Range: 1 through 255 seconds

    Default: 1 second

    Priority (dot1p)

    Select the 802.1p priority of continuity-check and link-trace packet.

    Range: 0 through 7

    Default: 0

    Monitor Statistics

    Select Two-Way delay.

  3. Click OK.

This action initiates a statistics collection on the endpoint device. The View PM Statistics action is enabled on successful initiation of the statistics.