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    Checklist for Monitoring PICs


    Table 1 provides links and commands for monitoring the PICs.


    Table 1: Checklist for Monitoring PICs

    Monitor PIC Tasks

    Command or Action

    Checking the PIC Status 
    1. Display the PIC Media Type and FPC Status

    show chassis fpc pic-status

    show chassis pic pic-slot # fpc-slot #

    1. Display the PIC Interface Status Information

    show interfaces terse

    1. Viewing the PIC LED States

    Check the PIC port LEDs.

    Checking PIC Alarms 
    1. Checking the Current Chassis Alarms

    show chassis alarms

    show chassis craft-interface

    1. Display the Error Messages in the System Log file

    show log messages | match PIC

    Verifying PIC Failure 
    1. Performing a PIC Swap Test

    Replace the PIC with one that you know works, then use the show chassis fpc pic-status command.

    1. Displaying the PIC Hardware Information

    show chassis hardware

    1. Locating the PIC Serial Number ID Label

    Look on the right side of the top of the PIC if horizontally oriented.

    Look on the left side of the PIC if vertically oriented.

    See Return the Failed Component. Follow the procedure in the appropriate router hardware guide. See also the appropriate PIC guide.


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    Published: 2012-08-20