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Working with the Network Monitoring Home Page

 

The Network Monitoring home page displays information about nodes with pending problems and outages, service availability information, and notifications. In addition, you can search for resource graphs and key SNMP customized (KSC) reports, and nodes based on different search criteria.

To access the Network Monitoring home page:

  1. On the Junos Space Network Management Platform UI, select Network Monitoring.

    The Network Monitoring home page appears displaying following information and fields:

    • Nodes with Pending Problems

    • Nodes with Outages

    • Availability over the past 24 hours

    • Notifications

    • Resource Graphs

    • KSC Reports

    • Quick Search

This topic has the following sections:

Viewing Nodes with Pending Problems

The Nodes with Pending Problems table on the Network Monitoring home page displays the nodes that have unacknowledged alarms (if the number of nodes is 16 or lower) or the All Pending Problems link. The color-coding in the table signifies the alarm severity and the time displayed signifies the amount of time that has elapsed since the last event. For detailed information:

  • Click the Nodes with Pending Problems or All Pending Problems link to view the list of alarms for all nodes.

    The Alarms page appears listing the outstanding alarms for the different nodes.

  • Click the Node-Name link to view information about the node.

    The subsequent page displays information about the node.

  • Click the Number of alarms link for a node to view the outstanding alarms for that node.

    The subsequent page lists the outstanding alarms for the node.

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Viewing Nodes with Outages

The Nodes with Outages table on the Network Monitoring home page displays the list of nodes that have outages. A maximum of 12 nodes is displayed in the table; if more than 12 nodes have outages, the Number-of more nodes with outages link is displayed. For detailed information:

  • Click the Nodes with Outages or Number-of more nodes with outages link to view the outages for all nodes that have outages.

    The Outages page appears, listing the current outages for all the nodes with outages.

  • Click the Node-Name link to view the information about the node.

    The subsequent page displays information about the node.

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Availability Over the Past 24 Hours

The Availability Over the Past 24 Hours table displays the different service-level management (SLM) categories, which are used to determine the service availability of interfaces and services.

For each category, the name of the category is displayed along with the corresponding outages and the service-level availability (percentage) for the category.

The outages are expressed in the x of y format, where x is the number of managed devices and SNMP agents that have outages at any point and y is the total number of managed devices and SNMP agents that can be reached to determine network connectivity (availability); for example 570 of 1200. The outages and availability are color-coded according to the following legend: green (normal), yellow (warning), and red (critical).

For detailed information:

  • Click the Category-Name link to view the outages and availability information for nodes belonging to that category.

    The category page for the specific category displays the nodes for the specific category and the outages for the nodes and the 24-hour availability.

  • Click Overall Service Availability to view the outages and availability for all the services monitored by Network Monitoring.

    The subsequent page displays the list of nodes and the outages for the nodes and the 24-hour availability.

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Viewing Outstanding Notifications

The Notification table displays information about your outstanding notices and all outstanding notices.

For detailed information:

  • Click the Notification link to go to a page where you can run queries on notifications.

    The Notifications page appears. For information about how to run queries on notifications, see Viewing, Configuring, and Searching for Notifications.

  • Click the Check link corresponding to the You field to view the details of the outstanding notices for which you (the logged-in user) were notified.

    The subsequent page displays your outstanding notices.

  • Click the Check link corresponding to the All field to view the details of all outstanding notices.

    The subsequent page displays all outstanding notices.

  • The On Call Schedule link is currently not supported on Junos Space Platform.

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Viewing Resource Graphs

The Resource Graphs table allows you to view all resource graphs or resource graphs for a specific node; a node might have one more resources associated with it.

  • To view all resource graphs, click the Resource Graph link.

    The subsequent page t displays the different nodes and you can view standard and custom resource performance reports for different resources.

  • To view resource graphs for a specific node:

    1. Enter the full name or a part of the name of the node in the text box.Note

      If you enter a string of characters, the search results return a list of nodes that contain the characters in the name. For example, entering mx lists all the nodes that contain the characters “mx” within the node name.

    2. Click Search.

      The list of nodes matching the name that you entered is displayed below the text box.

    3. Select the node for which want to view the resource graphs.

      The subsequent page displays the node resources that can be graphed (standard performance graphs).

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Viewing KSC Reports

The KSC Reports table allows you to view all KSC reports or KSC reports for a for a specific resource.

  • To view all KSC reports, click the KSC Reports link.

    The subsequent page displays the different resources and you can view standard and custom resource performance reports for different resources.

  • To view KSC reports for a specific resource:

    1. Enter the full name or a part of the name of the resource in the text box.Note

      If you enter a string of characters, the search results return a list of nodes that contain the characters in the name. For example, entering mx lists all the nodes that contain the characters “mx” within the node name.

    2. Click Search.

      The list of nodes matching the name that you entered is displayed below the text box.

    3. Select the node for which want to view the resource graphs.

      The subsequent page displays the node resources that can be graphed (standard performance graphs).

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Searching for Nodes by Using Quick Search

You can use the Quick Search feature on the Network Monitoring home page to search for nodes monitored by the Network Monitoring workspace:

  • To view all nodes, click the Search button corresponding to the Node ID, Node label like, or TCP/IP Address like fields.

    The subsequent page displays the nodes and their interfaces. For more information, see Viewing the Node List.

  • To search for a specific node by using the node ID:

    1. Enter the node ID in the Node ID field.
    2. Click Search.
      • If the node ID that you entered matches the node ID of an existing node, the subsequent page displays the details of the node.

      • If the node ID that you entered does not match the ID of an existing node, the subsequent page displays a message indicating that no nodes match.

    3. Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.
  • To search for a specific node using the node label:

    1. Enter the full label or a part of label in the Node ID field.Note

      If you enter a part of the label, the search results return a list of nodes that contain the characters that you entered. For example, entering 80 lists all the nodes that contain the characters “80” within the node label.

    2. Click Search.
      • If the node label that you entered exactly matches the node label of an existing node, the subsequent page displays the details of the node.

      • If the node label that you entered matches two or more nodes, the subsequent page displays the nodes and their interfaces are displayed. For more information, see Viewing the Node List.

      • If the node label that you entered does not match the ID of an existing node, the subsequent page displays a message indicating that no nodes match is displayed.

    3. Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.
  • To search for a specific node by using the node IP address:

    1. Enter the full IP address or a part of IP address in the TCP Address Like field.Note

      If you enter a part of the IP address, the search results return a list of nodes that match the IP address that you entered. For example, for IPv4 addresses, entering *.204.*.* lists all the nodes that contain “204” in the second octet.

      If you want to use a partial search for IPv6 addresses, you must enter a backslash (\) character before the colon (:); for example, *\:204\:*\:*

    2. Click Search.
      • If the IP address that you entered is an exact match to the IP address of an existing node, the subsequent page displays the details of the node.

      • If the IP address that you entered matches two or more nodes, the subsequent page displays the nodes. For more information, see Viewing the Node List.

      • If the IP address that you entered does not match the ID of an existing node, the subsequent page displays a message indicating that no nodes match.

    3. Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.
  • To view the nodes providing a specific service:

    1. Select the service from the Providing service list.
    2. Click Search.
      • If the service that you selected is managed on only one node, the subsequent page displays the details of the node.

      • If the service that you selected is managed on two or more nodes, the subsequent page displays the nodes and their interfaces are displayed. For more information, see Viewing the Node List.

      • If the service that you selected is not present on any node, the subsequent page displays a message indicating that no nodes match.

    3. Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.

Click Network Monitoring in the task tree to go to the Network Monitoring home page.