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Network Map

 

About the Network Map Page

To access this page, click the Monitor tab and then select Network Map from the left-nav bar.

The Network Map page lets you view the topology of your network. The map shows sites and the connectivity between sites. A site represents a geographic location shared by colocated devices. You associate a device to a site during device discovery. The placement of a site on the map is dictated by the site's latitude and longitude coordinates. If no devices have been discovered, the map is unpopulated.

The icon includes an alarm indication. The presence of a dot in the upper right corner of the icon indicates the existence of active unacknowledged alarms. Red indicates the existence of active unacknowledged critical alarms. Amber indicates the existence of active unacknowledged major alarms. Yellow indicates the existence of active unacknowledged minor alarms. When multiple levels of alarm severity exist, the color reflects the level of the most severe alarm, with red being the most severe and yellow being the least severe. The absence of a dot indicates no active unacknowledged alarms, which implies one of the following:

  • all active alarms have been acknowledged, or

  • there are no active alarms

The color of the link indicates whether the link is up or down. Green indicates that the link is up. Red indicates that the link is down.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View the topology of your network.

  • View site details for a particular site.

  • View link details for a particular link.

Navigating the Network Map Page

Use this procedure to navigate the Network Map page. When you first open the Network Map page, the sites are centered on the map and the map is automatically set to a level of magnification that allows all sites to be displayed.

  1. To pan around the map, click and hold anywhere in the map background and drag the map until the desired part of the map comes into view.
  2. To zoom in and out:

    To zoom in, click the in the lower right corner. Alternatively, you can zoom in by double clicking anywhere in the map background or by using your mouse scroll wheel.

    To zoom out, click the in the lower right corner. Alternatively, you can zoom out by using your mouse scroll wheel.

    Note

    If you zoom out such that two or more sites are on top of each other, a single icon is displayed. To see the sites represented by the icon, click the icon.

  3. To view information for a site, see Viewing Site Details.
  4. To view information for a link, see Viewing Link Details.
  5. To search for a site, type the name of the site in the search box. The search is case-insensitive. As you type, a list of matching entries is shown. Continue typing to narrow down the list or move your mouse over the desired entry to highlight it. Once the desired entry is highlighted, click or press Enter to select it.

    The map zooms in and centers on the selected site, and a window appears in the top left corner showing details for the selected site.

  6. To search for a device, type the name or IP address of the device in the search box. The search is case-insensitive. As you type, a list of matching entries is shown. Continue typing to narrow down the list or move your mouse over the desired entry to highlight it. Once the desired entry is highlighted, click or press Enter to select it.

    The map zooms in and centers on the site containing the selected device, and a window appears in the top left corner showing details for the selected site and device.

  7. To reset the view, click the reset icon.

Viewing Site Details

Use this procedure to view information on a site.

The information includes a listing of the devices found at that site. From here, you can see details on the devices including any outstanding alarms.

  1. To see information for a site, click the site.

    The Site window appears in the upper left corner, for example:

    The following information is shown:

    • The name of the site.

    • A visual indication of the number of alarms raised at each severity for all devices at that site.

    • A list of devices that belong to that site. Click a column heading to sort the list by that column. If the list is long, use the Next and Previous buttons to page through the list.

    • Shortcut buttons are provided at the top right to go to the Site Config page, the Site Location page, and the Site Devices page.

  2. To see information on a device within a site, click a device from the device list.

    The Site window is extended to display the following information in a Device pane:

    • The name and/or IP address of the device, depending on user preferences. See Changing Your (Local) User Settings.

    • A visual indication of the number of alarms at the different severities for that device.

    • The type of device.

    • The software version running on the device.

    • Shortcut buttons are provided at the top right of the Device pane to go to the Device Config page, the Devices Inventory page, the Device Chassis View page, and the Device Security page.

  3. To see the alarms raised on that device, click the alarm severity that you would like to see.
    • To see critical alarms, click the number within the red indicator.

    • To see major alarms, click the number within the amber indicator.

    • To see minor alarms, click the number within the yellow indicator.

    The Current Alarms table appears, filtered for that device and for the string that matches the selected severity. For information on the Current Alarms table, see Current Alarms.

  4. To close the Site window, click .

See also

Viewing Link Details

Use this procedure to view information on a link. The color and state of a link are derived from the administrative state and operational status at each endpoint of the link (Table 1).

Table 1: Link Colors and States

Endpoint 1

Endpoint 2

Link Color

Link State

Administrative State

Operational Status

Administrative State

Operational Status

Out of Service

Down

Out of Service

Down

Black

OOS-Down

In Service

Down

In Service

Down

Red

IS-Down

In Service

Down

Out of Service

Down

Red

IS-Down, OOS-Down

In Service

Up

In Service

Up

Green

IS-Up

All other combinations

Gray

When more than one link exists between two sites, a single multilink is displayed. The color of the multilink is derived from the colors of the individual links (Table 2).

Table 2: Mulitlink Colors

Individual Link Colors

Multilink Color

All individual links are green.

Green

All individual links are black.

Black

All individual links are red.

Red

All individual links are gray.

Gray

At least one individual link is green but not all individual links are green.

Amber

No individual link is green and at least one individual link is red, but not all individual links are red.

Red

No individual link is green or red, and at least one individual link is black, but not all individual links are black.

Black

  1. To see information on a link, click the link.

    The Links window appears in the upper left corner, for example:

    The following information is displayed:

    • The source and destination site names.

    • The source and destination device names and/or IP addresses, depending on user preferences.

    • The source and destination port endpoints.

    • The link state.

    • The fiber type (applicable to links on ROADM line ports only).

    If multiple links are present between sites, information on all links is displayed.

  2. To close the Links window, click .

See also

Release History Table
Release
Description
fiber type