Understanding the Login Page

Table 4 describes the elements that appear in the Login page of the TCA6000 and TCA6500 Timing Clients.

Note: After the Login page opens, select the Refresh button in the browser to update the page.

Table 4: Elements on the Timing Client Login Page




Enter the name to be used as a login to the Timing Client.


Enter the user password.

Login Button

Click to access the Timing Client pages.


Indicates whether there are active alarms present on the Timing Client.

  • Green—Indicates that there are no active alarms on the Timing Client.
  • Red—Indicates that there is one or more active alarms on the Timing Client.

Local Time

The time kept by the Timing Client clock.

Note: Click the Refresh button in the browser to update the time


The name assigned to the Timing Client.

PTP Mode

Mode the system is operating. That is, Slave.

Clock Identity

PTP identification. Indicates the local clock identity in 64 bits UUID.

Current Sync Source

Indicates the current sync source type.

Hardware Clock Status

Indicates the synchronization status of the hardware clock.

  • Acquiring—Indicates in process to lock to a provisioned reference
  • Lock—Indicates locked to a provisional reference
  • Freerun—Indicates no reference is available
  • Holdover—Indicates in holdover state after all references are disqualified

GPS Receiver (Optional) Status

Indicates the GPS receiver status of the TCA6500 clock. States are as follows:

  • No GPS Time
  • Good—GPS receiver is tracking minimum of three satellites for position solution
  • No Usable Satellites
  • Survey-in Progress—GPS board is in self-survey mode and waiting to complete 100%. Do not move unit.
  • Position is Questionable—Saved stored position does not track to the GPS location while tracking present moment.
  • Almanac not Complete—GPS constellation information not completely downloaded. Upon initial power-on, can take up to 12.5 minutes.

Number of Satellites

Indicates the number of GPS satellites the TCA6500 Timing Client has located. All satellites may not be visible.

Alarm Status

Indicates whether there are active alarms in effect.


Specifies the Juniper Networks TCA6000 or TCA6500 Timing Server model.


Displays the location of the Timing Client.

Software Version

Indicates the software version of the Timing Client.

Up Time

Indicate the uptime since the most recent power up.

Network Status Window

This window provides network connection information of the Timing Client.


Indicates the port the Timing Client is using.


Lists the IP address assigned to the Timing Client.

Lists the MAC address assigned to the Timing Client by the manufacturer.


Displays the status of the connection—up or down.