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    Configuring OAM (NSM Procedure)

    You can configure Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) for devices.

    To configure OAM:

    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 OAM.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Protocols > Mpls > Oam.
    4. Enter a description for OAM in Comment.
    5. Enter a time interval between LSP ping messages in Lsp Ping Interval. Range value is from 30 through 3600.
    6. Configure OAM settings as described in Table 1.
    7. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the OAM parameters.

    Table 1: OAM Configuration Details

    Option

    Function

    Your Action

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) protocol detection.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Version

    Specifies the BFD protocol version number.

    Select a value from the list.

    Minimum Interval

    Specifies the minimum transmit and receive interval.

    Enter a minimum interval value. Range vary from 1 through 255,000.

    Minimum Receive Interval

    Specifies the minimum receive interval.

    Enter a minimum receive interval value. Range vary from 1 through 255,000.

    Multiplier

    Specifies the detection time multiplier.

    Enter the multiplier value. Range vary from 1 through 255.

    No Adaptation

    Specifies to disable adaptation.

    Select the check box to enable this feature.

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection > Detection Time

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of BFD protocol detection time.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Threshold

    Specifies the high detection time triggering a trap.

    Enter a threshold value. Range vary from 0 through 4,294,967,295.

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection > Failure Action

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of BFD protocol failure action.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection > Failure Action > Teardown

    teardown / make-before-break

    Specifies the route path options.

    • teardown—When a BFD session fails for an RSVP label switch path, the associated label switch path is taken down and resignaled immediately.
    • make-before-break—When a BFD session fails for an RSVP label switch path, an attempt is made to signal a new label switch path before tearing down the old label switch path.

    Select an option.

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection > Failure Action > Teardown > Make Before Break

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of BFD teardown.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Teardown Timeout

    Specifies the time to wait before teardown.

    Enter a teardown timeout value. Range vary from 0 through 30.

    Mpls > Oam > Bfd Liveness Detection > Transmit Interval

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of the transmit interval.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Minimum Interval

    Specifies the minimum transmit and receive interval.

    Enter a minimum interval value. Range vary from 1 through 255,000.

    Threshold

    Specifies high transmit interval triggering a trap.

    Enter a threshold value. Range vary from 0 through 4,294,967,295.

    Mpls > Oam > Traceoptions

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of the traceoption.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    No remote Trace

    Specifies to disable remote tracing.

    Select the check box to enable this feature.

    Mpls > Oam > Traceoptions > File

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of the file traceoption.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Filename

    Specifies the name of file in which to write trace information.

    Enter the filename.

    Size

    Specifies the maximum trace file size.

    Enter the maximum trace file size.

    Files

    Specifies the maximum number of trace files.

    Enter the maximum number of trace files.

    world-readable / no-world-readable

    Specifies file restriction access.

    • no-world-readable—Restricts file access to owner.
    • world-readable—Enables unrestricted file access.

    Select an option.

    Match

    Specifies the regular expression for lines to be logged.

    Enter the match criteria.

    Mpls > Oam > Traceoptions > Flag

    Name

    Specifies the name of the flag traceoption.

    Enter a name for the flag traceoption.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment of the flag traceoption.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Published: 2013-01-06