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Route Optimization Wizard

 

Use the route optimization wizard, by selecting Design > Demands > Route Optimization or Design > TE Tunnels > Route Optimization to modify link metrics, to view the demands/tunnels that are rerouted as a result, and to have the option to undo the changes if undesired.

Figure 92: Route Optimization Wizard Instructions
Route Optimization Wizard Instructions

Clicking Nextprovides the option to modify link metrics.

Figure 93: Link Metrics
Link Metrics

You can select the row(s) of your choice and click Modify Metrics... to change a set of links to have a specific metric. This can be done multiple times to modify different links. When all the changes are made, clicking Next will indicate the changed routes without committing the link changes.

Figure 94: Changed Routes
Changed Routes

Column

Description

Name

NodeA

NodeZ

The Demand’s name and source and destination nodes

 
 

Orig Path

New Path

The specification of the path for the old and new routes.

Orig Path Cost

New Path Cost

The path cost for the old and new routes, equal to the sum of the link metrics (and node metrics, if applicable) traversed by the demand

Orig # Hops

New # Hops

The hop count for the old route and new route



Option

Description

Show Paths...

Highlight the new route on the map

Report...

Save the contents of this table to a CSV file



Clicking Next again will provide you the option to save or undo changes.



Figure 95: Save Changes
Save Changes