Configuring Path (NSM Procedure)

To configure a path:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure path.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Protocols > Mpls > Path.
  4. Click + to configure path as described in Table 81.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the path parameters.

Table 81: Path Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Mpls > Oam > Path

Name

Specifies the name of label switch path.

Enter a name for the label switch path.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the label switch path.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Mpls > Oam > Path > Path List

Name

Specifies the name of the next system which is in the path.

Enter the name of the next path list.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the next path list.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

loose / strict

Specifies the source route option to direct traffic along a specific path.

  • loose—Each incoming packet's source address is tested against the forwarding table. The packet is dropped only if the source address is not reachable via any interface on that device.
  • strict—Each incoming packet is tested against the forwarding table. If the incoming interface is not the best reverse path, the packet check will fail.

Select an option.

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