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Network Element Manager
Part ID: BM-0105-0 Doc ID: DOC-00015446 Rev a.02 January 2007
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General .......................................................................................................... 1 Installation ..................................................................................................... 2 CeraView Configuration ..............................................................................14 CeraView Security........................................................................................18 Logging in to CeraView ...............................................................................23 CeraView Main Window...............................................................................24 Menus ...........................................................................................................33
File Menu.............................................................................................................. 33 Configuration Menu ............................................................................................ 40 Alarms Menu........................................................................................................ 63 Performance Menu .............................................................................................. 67 Maintenance Menu .............................................................................................. 76 Protection for FibeAir 1500P/640P..................................................................... 82 Protection for FibeAir 3200T .............................................................................. 85
2 GHz or higher 512 MB 1 GB Windows 2000/2003/XP 1024x768 True Color RS-232 (HyperTerminal) 1 For UNIX: Specification Hardware Type Memory (RAM) Available Drive Space Operating System Display Monitor Ethernet Ports Minimum Blade 100.General This guide explains how Ceragon’s CeraView management software is used to configure and monitor FibeAir systems. 2.8 GHz 256 MB 400 MB Windows 2000/2003/XP 1024x768 True Color RS-232 (HyperTerminal) 1 Recommended Any type Pentium 4. For Windows: Specification Hardware Type Processor Memory (RAM) Available Drive Space Operating System Display Monitor Serial Port Ethernet Ports Minimum Any type Pentium 4. 3. The FibeAir systems covered in this guide include: FibeAir 1500P FibeAir IP-MAX FibeAir 640P FibeAir 1500HP FibeAir 1500SP FibeAir 3200T System Requirements The following are system requirements for the CeraView management software. Ultra 5 256 MB 400 MB Solaris 8 or 10 1024x768 True Color 1 Recommended Ultra 10 512 MB 1 GB Solaris 8 or 10 1024x768 True Color 1 CeraView® User Guide 1 .
The main window appears: 2. This section provides CeraView installation procedures for different platforms.Installation CeraView installation is a simple process that takes just a few minutes. Installation for Standalone To install CeraView as a standalone platform: 1. Click Next. Run the CeraView installation program provided with the CeraView software. The License Agreement window appears: CeraView® User Guide 2 .
Click I accept … and Next.3. The NMS Integration window appears: CeraView® User Guide 3 .
Select StandAlone and click Next. The Standalone Folder window appears. CeraView® User Guide 4 .4.
click Continue. 6. If a message appears informing you that a previous version of CeraView will be uninstalled. Click Next. Click Choose and select the directory in which you want to install the CeraView software. CeraView® User Guide 5 . If you want to restore the system-selected directory. click Restore Default Folder. Follow the remaining instructions. CeraView files are installed in the directory you specified.5.
The main window appears: 2. The License Agreement window appears: CeraView® User Guide 6 . Click Next. Run the CeraView installation program provided with the CeraView software.Installation for HP OpenView To install CeraView for HP OpenView: 1.
3. The NMS Integration window appears: CeraView® User Guide 7 . Click I accept … and Next.
4. The HP OpenView Folder window appears. CeraView® User Guide 8 . Select HP OpenView and click Next.
Click Choose and select the directory in which HP OpenView was installed. If a message appears informing you that a previous version of CeraView will be uninstalled.5. 6. CeraView® User Guide 9 . click Continue. click Restore Default Folder. Click Next. Follow the remaining instructions. If you want to restore the system-selected default directory. CeraView integration files are installed in the HP OpenView directory.
Installation for SNMPc To install CeraView for SNMPc: 1. Run the CeraView installation program provided with the CeraView software. The main window appears: 2. The License Agreement window appears: CeraView® User Guide 10 . Click Next.
Click I accept … and Next. The NMS Integration window appears: CeraView® User Guide 11 .3.
4. The SNMPc Folder window appears. Select SNMPc and click Next. CeraView® User Guide 12 .
CeraView integration files are installed in the SNMPc directory. If a message appears informing you that a previous version of CeraView will be uninstalled. Click Next. Click Choose and select the directory in which SNMPc was installed. CeraView® User Guide 13 . 6. click Restore Default Folder. If you want to restore the system-selected default directory. click Continue. Follow the remaining instructions.5.
CeraView Configuration Utility Main Window The CeraView Configuration utility is divided into the following sections: y y Time and Intervals Remote Hosts CeraView® User Guide 14 .CeraView Configuration Before you run CeraView. and select Programs. CeraView configuration is performed using the CeraView Configuration utility. The CeraView Configuration utility main window appears. CeraView Configuration. as follows: Click Start on the desktop. you can configure the way CeraView will operate and to which servers it will connect. CeraView.
The value (seconds) determines how often windows that do not require frequent refreshing will be refreshed. If left blank. If you want to reload the page after you made changes. The number of the port from which the Security Server will receive data. The value (seconds) determines the maximum time the system will wait after an SNMP command before timing out. CeraView’s Security Server IP or host name. Long Refresh Interval Keep Alive Interval SNMP Timeout SNMP Number of Retries Remote Hosts In the Remote Hosts section. if you want to restore default values. click Restore Defaults. you can configure the following: Short Refresh Interval The value (seconds) determines how often windows that require frequent refreshing will be refreshed. logging will be disabled. click Reload Page. Leave this field blank if CeraView security is run locally.y y File Transfer Advanced To open a section. User Actions Logger Port Number Security Server Host Address Security Server Port Number CeraView® User Guide 15 . In each section. you can configure the following: User Actions Logger Host Address The IP or host name of the user actions logger server. The number of the port from which the user actions logger will receive data. Each section is described in the following paragraphs. The value determines the maximum number of times a request can be made to an element after a timeout. Time and Intervals In the Time and Intervals section. The value (seconds) determines how often the network element will be checked for connectivity. click on its icon on the left side of the window.
The value determines the maximum number of times a TFTP request can be made to an element after a timeout. you can configure the following: TFTP Server Address Trivial File Transfer Protocol server IP.Enable Connect Via Proxy Primary Proxy Server Address To enable a CeraView connection via a proxy server. since PolyView uses its own TFTP server. If you installed PolyView. The address of the primary proxy server to which you are connecting. The port number of the primary proxy server to which you are connecting. Primary Proxy Server Port Number Secondary Proxy Server Address Secondary Proxy Server Port Number File Transfer Configuration In the File Transfer Configuration section. Select True if you are using an intrenal TFTP server. The directory in which the network element software files are located. The port number of the secondary proxy server to which you are connecting. select False. make sure the same location is specified in the PolyView configuration. The address of the secondary proxy server to which you are connecting. The value (seconds) determines when the TFTP server will time out after a request. You must enter an IP associated with your PC. If you installed PolyView on this PC. CeraView® User Guide 16 . Select False if you TFTP Files Location TFTP Timeout TFTP Retries Use Internal TFTP Server are using an external TFTP server.
Select True if you want values to be displayed in metric units.Advanced Configuration In the Advanced Configuration section. The default SNMP write community. Leave this field blank if you didn’t change the SNMP write community value in the network element configuration. you can configure the following: VC Calculation from KLM For ADM tributary paths. Defines the formula used to calculate the VC (Virtual Container) from the KLM values. Use Metric Display SNMP Default Write Community Select Interface Language CeraView® User Guide 17 . The language in which the CeraView application will appear.
Starting the Security Application To start the CeraView Security Application. as follows: Users: Admin . two users and two groups are created. CeraView Security. CeraView. Note that upon installation. in the Start menu on your desktop.Initially placed in the Observer group CeraView® User Guide 18 . select Programs. CeraView Security Application Main Window Using the Security Application Security for CeraView is obtained by creating users and user groups with designated access rights to the different CeraView components.Always placed in the Admin group Viewer . The Security application main window appears.CeraView Security This section explains how to set up CeraView security.
you can assign different access rights to the new user according to subnet. For example. You can also select Users. In the Access by Subnet area. right click Users.. you can give the user Administrator rights on one subnet and Observer rights on another. and in the Edit menu. Notes: * * * You cannot enter the same subnet twice for the same user. 3. 4.Read-only access The administrator can add new users and groups. the group that belongs to the subnet that matches the IP the closest will be used for the IP access. the user will be denied access to that IP. and the user changed their password.0 : Observer. For example.Groups: Admin . select Add User. Creating a New User To create a new CeraView user: 1. and 172. If none of the subnets you entered match an IP the user tries to connect to.0. In the main window (shown above). and modify existing ones.24. User changed password at . Enter the new user’s name and password in the fields at the top of the window.24. you created the user “Joe” with the following rights: 172. If more than one subnet matches an IP the user tries to connect to.5.30.0 : Administrator. and select Add User.24. The User Configuration window appears User Configuration Window 2.. appears if you selected Users can change their passwords in the Setting window (described below).30. CeraView® User Guide 19 . but cannot rename or delete the Admin user or group.Full access Observer . he will be granted Administrator rights for that IP. If Joe requests access to 172.
0. you need to assign the subnet 0. Copy User Window 2.0.24. the subnet 172. A new user will be created with the same access rights as the user you chose to copy. In the main window. and select Copy User. Modify User Defnition 1. select Copy User. Delete User Note that you cannot delete the Admin user.0. expand the Users list.Even though both subnets you assigned to Joe match the IP he requested.30. and select Configure User. Or. Or. right click the name of a user you want to modify.0 is closer to the IP than the other one. The User Configuration window appears (shown above in the section Creating a New User). In the main window. select Configure User. and in the Edit menu. select the user in the list. 5. In order to obtain default Observer rights for IP addresses that do not match any of the subnets in the list.0.0 : Observer to the user. expand the Users list. Working with Users Once you create users. and the subnet mask must also be 0. The Copy User window appears. select the user in the list. 2. and in the Edit menu. Change the user configuration as desired in accordance with the explanation provided in the Creating a New User section above. Enter the new user’s name and password. Copy User 1.0. right click the name of a user you want to copy. Click OK. you can perform several user-related operations. CeraView® User Guide 20 . and click OK.
and select Delete User. User Password Configuration To configure user password settings: 1. select File. click Groups.In the main window. and click OK. 2. initially the group will only have read-only access rights. User Password Configuration Window 2. initially the group will have read-write access rights. right click the name of a user you want to delete. Creating a New User Group User groups can be assigned collective rights to different CeraView components. If you select Read-Only Group. and in the Edit menu. expand the Users list. To export users from your current CeraView session to a different CeraView session. in the main window select File. In the main window. Setting. select Delete User. Export Users. and in the Edit menu select Add read-only Group or Add read-write Group. If you select Read-Write Group. CeraView® User Guide 21 . Enter the name of the group in the window that appears. Or. To create a new group of users: 1. In the main window. Import Users. Import/Export Users To import users from an external file to your current CeraView session. Select the desired options. in the main window select File. and click Apply. select the user in the list.
The Access Rights window appears.Working with Groups Once you create groups. double-click the key icon beside the component name. A new group will be created with the same access rights as the group you chose to copy. In the Edit menu. 3. enter the group’s name. you can perform several group-related operations. 2. and click the name of the group you want to work with. In the Copy Group window that appears. CeraView® User Guide 22 . Note that you cannot delete the Admin group. To perform a group-related operation: 1. and click OK. select Configure Group if you want to rename the group. Select Copy Group if you want to duplicate the group you selected. expand the Groups list. to configure access rights for specific CeraView components. Note that you cannot rename the Admin group. and click OK. Select Delete Group if you want to delete the group you selected. Access Rights Window Mark the checkbox of each CeraView component you want the group to have access to. 4. For each group. In the main window. 5.
Select Other and Administrators. Click OK. the user on the local PC must be defined as an Administrator. 5.Logging in to CeraView Note: For Windows 2000/2003/XP. which can be done as follows: 1. CeraView® User Guide 23 . Enter the relevant information in the fields. In the Control Panel. Click Add. Click Browse. Select Start. CeraView. The default Administrator login is: User Name: admin Password: ceragon The default Viewer login is: User Name: viewer Password: viewer Select Save Password if you want CeraView to remember the user name and password you entered. double-click Users and Passwords. Programs. 3. 4. 2. Click Next. 3. Click Finish. and select the user from the list. CeraView Login Window 2. CeraView Element Manager. 6. To log in to CeraView: 1. The Login window appears.
the Main window appears. CeraView Main Window for FibeAir 1500P Main Window for FibeAir 1500P 311 Mbps with Diversity Protection CeraView® User Guide 24 .CeraView Main Window After you log in to CeraView. Below is a description of the menus. The Main window is your starting point for all operations. toolbars and other features of the Main window.
Main Window for FibeAir IP-MAX Main Window for FibeAir 640P CeraView® User Guide 25 .
or through a designated server. Status Line The line at the bottom of the window indicates if the unit is connected directly to the management station. A secured connection is indicated by a lock icon . or Connected via server (secured). The text in the line can include Connected directly. Connected via server. Menu Bar The Menu Bar contains menus and menu items used to perform CeraView operations.Main Window for FibeAir 3200T Title Bar The Title Bar displays the CeraView version. whereby secured refers to an encoded connection. the agent’s system name. and includes icons that represent different system information (described in detail below). Status Panel The Status Panel appears on the right side of the window. CeraView® User Guide 26 . and the agent’s IP address.
such as designating managers to which traps will be forwarded.used to configure and run left and right unit loopbacks for testing and troubleshooting. an “x” will appear in the icon. Icon Function System Information .Toolbar The Toolbar includes several icons that you can click to perform different operations. When XPIC is enabled. Online Help . Refresh . such as contact personnel and system up time. Trap Forwarding Configuration .used for trap configuration.used to view historical alarm records. Loopback .used to configure the left and right ODUs. Alarm Log .used to view the online help file.used to configure alarms sent to/from external sources.used to view and define system information.used to view current active alarms. Input/Output External Alarms . CeraView® User Guide 27 . ODU Configuration .used to update the front panel view in the main window. Current Alarms . RFU Configuration .used to configure the FibeAir 1500HP RFU. When XPIC is enabled. an “x” will appear in the icon.
AES is active in the right drawer. and the protection or diversity is locked. unit is active. Top-Most Active Alarm Indicates all clear. AES is active in the right drawer. Indicates a warning alarm. unit is in standby mode. External protection. External protection. XPIC XPIC is enabled. AES failure in the left drawer. Indicates a minor alarm. AES is active in both drawers. AES failure in the right drawer.Status Panel Icons The Status Panel can include the following icons: AES AES is active in the left drawer. Indicates a major alarm. CeraView® User Guide 28 . unit is in standby mode. AES failure in the right drawer. External Protection External protection. AES failure in the left drawer. AES is active in the left drawer. External protection. Indicates and event alarm. and the protection or diversity is locked. Indicates a critical alarm. AES failure in both drawers.
It appears as a result of either a Force Switch or Lockout option selection from the Protection menu. . Internal protection. If you select Lockout. Internal protection. Protection in FibeAir 3200T Protecting carrier in the FibeAir 3200T system.) CeraView® User Guide 29 . . (LED changes on the actual front panels of the units will be updated in the physical views after a slight delay.Commands that you cannot perform will be disabled in the menu. Protected carrier in the FibeAir 3200T system (in-group). and there will be no further switching until you select Clear Force.If you select Lockout. a switch will occur between the active and standby shelfs. left drawer is active. and the protection or diversity is locked (described below). The key icon indicates that the system is in the Lockout or Forced Switch mode. protection switching will not occur even if switch criteria is met. and the protection or diversity is locked (described below). left drawer is active. In addition. right drawer is active. If you select Force Switch. note the following: . you cannot perform a Force Switch or Request Switch. Unprotected carrier in the FibeAir 3200T system (in-group). until you select Clear Lockout. right drawer is active. Example of Physical View in Main Window The LEDs that appear in the physical view indicate the actual status of the LEDs on the front panel of the IDU.Internal Protection Internal protection. Physical View A physical view of the FibeAir unit is displayed in the Main window. Internal protection. you cannot perform a Request Switch. The view provides a virtual display of the IDU front panel.If you select Force Switch.
The LEDcolors are as follows: Green - indicates proper operation Yellow - indicates a warning Red - indicates a major alarm or severe malfunction Grey - the function is disabled Notes: y y When a hot swap occurs (a front panel shelf is replaced while the FibeAir unit is operating) the physical view in CeraView will be updated and continue its display. Clicking on some areas in the physical view front panel display will invoke a configuration window. If a hand icon appears when you move the mouse over an area in the panel display, you can click on that area to invoke the relevant configuration window.
The following table lists front panel LEDs and their functions.
Module LED Name CH1 hardwareactivated Indications Green - valid signal (when the Wayside channel is supported in hardware) Red - LOS in line Gray - interface is not supported, or Wayside channel is disabled CH 2 hardwareactivated IDC Green or blinking green - active signal Gray - no link or no cable Green - IDC OK Yellow - configuration/firmware mismatch, or fan failure Red - hardware failure in IDC module IDC RMT Red - major alarm in one or both of the remote drawers Red - local remote communication error Green - OK Yellow - minor alarm in one or both of the remote drawers. (If there are both minor and major alarms in the remote, the LED will be red -m indicating the worst alarm) Yellow - fan failure in the remote Prot Green - protection cable OK Red - protection cable failure Gray - protection disabled ----Minor --------Minor Warning Major Major ----Major ------------Severity
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Indications Green - drawer OK Yellow - drawer in standby mode Red - drawer hardware failure --------Major ----Major Major Major Major --------Major ----Major Minor Major Minor ---------
Green - ODU OK Red - ODU failure
Red - cable open Red - cable short Red - cable swap
Drawer LPBK Radio
Green - OK Green - OK Red - loopback in progress Green - OK Red - LOF/EXC Yellow - SD Line Red - LOS/LOF/EXC Yellow - SD/unexpected Green - OK Gray - disabled
Explanation of FibeAir 3200T Physical View
In the main window for FibeAir 3200T, select the subrack you want to work with by clicking the relevant tab at the top of the window. Then, select a floor to work with by clicking in the floor area. Menus and buttons invoke windows that relate to the floor you are working with. However, some windows relate to all floors, such as the Current Alarms, Alarm Log, and H/W Protection Type windows. Note that FibeAir 1500P panels may be inserted in the carrier levels. When inserted, the panels will operate the same way as those in a FibeAir 1500P system. Upper Level The top level in the window contains the RF unit interfaces, power interfaces, and auxiliary interfaces for all floors in the subrack.
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The right side of the panel shows the carrier connections to the RF units. Clicking on a connector will invoke the radio configuration window for that carrier. The power input connectors are shown in the middle of the panel. Clicking on a power input connector will invoke the Power input configuration window. At the extreme left side of the panel, the two 9-pin connectors can be used for user channels. When you click the connectors, the auxiliary window opens for configuration. Clicking the upper connector will open the auxiliary window for the upper floor, and clicking the lower connector will open the auxiliary window for the lower floor. The first two RJ-45 type connectors from the left support two management channels. The second pair of RJ-45 type connectors from the left support two Ethernet wayside channels or user channels. When you click the connectors, the appropriate Auxiliary window opens for wayside channel configuration. The third pair of RJ-45 type connectors from the left support two E1/T1 wayside channels. When you click the connectors, the Auxiliary window opens for the appropriate channel configuration. The upper port of the fourth pair of RJ-45 type connectors from the left supports EOW (Engineer Order Wire) cascading. The LED beside the lower connector indicates EOW presence. When you click the connector, the Auxiliary window opens for channel configuration. The window that appears is the auxiliary channel configuration window for the second floor. The remaining pair of 9-pin connectors are used to connect external alarms. FibeAir 3200T supports eight alarm inputs and five outputs. When you click the connectors, the External Alarms window opens for alarm input/output configuration. The lower connector is used for external alarms inputs and the upper is used for external alarms outputs. When you click the input connector, the External Alarms window opens for alarm input/output configuration for the second floor. When you click the output connector, a window opens for floor selection. After choosing a floor, the External Alarms window opens for alarm output configuration for the relevant floor. This feature is relevant only for subrack #1. Lower Levels
The lower (carrier) levels in the main window include the following functions: Modem area, which includes the LED indicators, similar to those of FibeAir 1500P. Mux area, whereby clicking on a connector will invoke the interface configuration window for that carrier. The LED indicators are similar to those for FibeAir 1500P. Cross-connect drawer, which controls the protected system data flow. Clicking on the connector will invoke the cross-connect configuration window.
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The following sections describe the CeraView window menus.
This option allows you to view and define information for the FibeAir system. 1. Select File, System, Information., or click the System Information icon. The System Information window appears.
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2. 3. 4.
In the Current Time area, click Date/Time Configuration and set the date and the time (in the format HH:MM:SS). The read-only Description field provides information about the FibeAir system. (Optional) In the Name field, enter a name for this link. By convention, this is the node’s fully-qualified domain name.
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5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
(Optional) In the Contact field, enter the name of the person to be contacted when a problem with the system occurs. Include information on how to contact the designated person. (Optional) In the Location field, enter the actual physical location of the node or agent. The Up Time field is read-only and shows how long the system has been operating continuously. For Left/Right Carrier Name, specify the name you want to give the carrier for identification purposes. Click Apply to save the settings.
10. Click Close.
The Versions window displays current software versions and relevant serial numbers. It also displays software versions that will take effect after the unit is reset. 1. Select File, System, Versions. The Versions window appears.
Click the Post Reset Versions tab to see the versions that will appear after the modules are reset. Click the Serial Numbers tab for a list of current component serial numbers.
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click Select to choose the software file you want to download from a list that opens in a separate window. Software Download. The TFTP Server Address field shows the IP of the TFTP server used to download the software. Software Download Window 2.Software Download This option enables you to download the latest software versions. Select File. CeraView® User Guide 35 . In the file selection area. 3. 1. The Software Download window appears. 4. The Files Location field shows the directory in which the software files are located.
Select an option for Perform ODU Internal Download if you want an internal ODU download for the right drawer. 6. Select Reset IDC after Download if you want the unit to reset after the files are downloaded successfully. The Progress bar in the Software Download window shows how the download process is progressing. CeraView® User Guide 36 . Configuration File Upload/Download This option is used to upload a configuration file from a FibeAir unit to the management module. click Apply. Results of the operation appear in the Download Log area. 5. The Configuration Report window appears. click Abort. If you select an option. left drawer. Configuration Report This option generates a report that includes various parameters and their values. 7. To terminate the process. Select File. In the Software Download window. 8. 1. 1. software versions. Configuration Report. Configuration File. such as system description. or both drawers. and Tx/Rx frequencies. the download will occur automatically after the ODU download is completed. Select File. Click Save to save the report in a file for later analysis.Note that the Single File DL option enables you to download a single file that includes all relevant upto-date software files. or download a file from the management module to the FibeAir unit. Upload from Element/Download to Element. Configuration Report Window 2.
Select File. Disk Files This option is used to view information about the disks and files stored in the IDU. System. 1. click Browse and select the configuration file you want to download. changes will take place only after the unit is reset. When downloading. click Browse. Disk Files. After the file is uploaded/downloaded. Then click Upload. The Disk Files window appears. and select the directory and name of the file you want the configuration to be uploaded into.The Upload/Download Configuration File window appears. CeraView® User Guide 37 . When uploading. Upload/Download Configuration File Windows 2. Then click Download.
In the Properties column. as specified by the FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Security standard. data received from the line interface (plain text) is coded. AES. Select File. The window displays disk space information and information concerning each file stored in the disk. AES is a symmetric block cipher that can encrypt (encipher) and decrypt (decipher) information. The encryption used is the AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) algorithm. the following icons may appear: Indicates that the file is compressed. To view AES information: 1.Disk Fles Window 2. and then send it on through the line to the user. CeraView® User Guide 38 . The AES window appears. functioning automatically without the need for manual key loading or replacement. Left/Right. the encryption algorithm is completely transparent to the operator. The remote site will receive the data in its coded form. and sent via the radio. Integrated in the FibeAir IDU. Indicates a system CRC file (Cyclic Redundancy Check) Indicates a security-related DSS file (Digital Signature Standard) AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) When FibeAir is configured with encryption. decode it back to plain text.
this window displays the AES state. New Session Select this item to log in for a new CeraView session. The new session will appear in addition to the current session. Note: It is recommended to use this option if you need to manage more than one FibeAir unit simultaneously. Exit Select this item to exit the CeraView application. the CeraView login window appears for you to specify the IP address of the FibeAir unit you want to access. When you select this item. Remote Session Select this item to log in for a new CeraView remote session. When you select this item. CeraView® User Guide 39 . If you select Exit and a continuous logging operation is still active. the CeraView login window appears for you to specify the IP address of the FibeAir unit you want to access. you will be prompted to confirm the exit. which is configured via the terminal setup.AES Information Window 2. If AES is configured for your system. The new session will appear in addition to the current session. You can also exit by clicking on the Close icon (x) in the title bar.
IDU. and the top and bottom floors manage 5 external alarm inputs. or Event). Select the alarm’s severity level from the drop-down list (Major. CeraView® User Guide 40 . For each alarm on the left side of the window. The microcontroller in the IDU reads alarm inputs (dry contact) and transfers them to CeraView. Input/Output External Alarms Window Note: The window above appears in a FibeAir 1500P system. For example. 4. the middle floor manages 8 external alarm inputs and 5 alarm outputs. Each output relay provides three pins. Other systems support different numbers of external alarm inputs/outputs. The External Alarms window appears. 1. Select Configuration. FibeAir provides three or five alarm outputs that can be used by other systems to sense FibeAir alarms. Common (C). do the following: 2. as follows: Normally Open (NO). In FibeAir 3200T systems. The alarm outputs are Form C Relays. 3. or click the Alarms In/Out area in the physical view. Minor. or if the IDU alarm outputs are connected to other equipment (alarms I/O connector). enter a description of the alarm in the text field. If you enable an alarm. This allows FibeAir to report external alarms that are not related to its own system. or click the External Alarms icon. The outputs are configured in the Alarm Outputs area. Click the box next to the alarm number to enable/disable the alarm. Warning. Normally Closed (NC).Configuration Menu IDU External Alarms The procedure detailed in this section is required only if alarms generated by external equipment are connected to the IDU. External Alarms. Critical. 5.
IDU. Select Configuration. Click Apply to save the settings. 4. other options may or may not appear.Select the alarm output type (Major. 3. Auxiliary Channel (appears only if the channel exists) 1. External. Warning. Click Apply to save the settings. Minor. Auxiliary Channel Configuration Window The example above shows a dual Ethernet Wayside channel. specify the desired rate. etc. 6. CeraView® User Guide 41 . 7. Select the Cascade Enabled option to activate the dual EOW channels in cascade mode. If Bandwidth is supported for the channel. The default type for all relays is Power. select the type of channel you want to use. 8. A different channel may appear (such as T1 or RJ-45 bridge) according to the system configuration. Click Close. The relays may be connected to customer-specific applications. whereby the right drawer is set for Channel 1 and the left drawer is set for Channel 2. 7. Click Close. In addition. Select Enabled to activate the respective EOW.). 6. depending on your system configuration. 2. Wayside. The Route to Radio is read-only. AuxiliaryChannel. The Auxiliary Channel window appears. or User channels. and shows the default route. In the Wayside/User Channel Type areas. Power. Low or High. 5.
Select Configuration. Select Configuration. 1. Click the drop-down list and select the protocol your radio is using.Transport The Transport Configuration window is used to configure the communication protocol. The Power Input window appears. IDU. 3. 1. Transport. The Transport Configuration window appears. Click Close. Power Input Configuration Window 2. Power Input. Click Apply to save the settings. Select the power source for which you want to enable alarms. 4. CeraView® User Guide 42 . Power Input (FibeAir 3200T) The Power Input window is used to enable or disable alarms for the power source. Transport Configuration Window 2. IDU.
or click the Left/Right ODU Configuration icon. the Tx Channel field will be disabled. ODU Configuration. Left/Right. CeraView® User Guide 43 . ODU/RFU. 11 GHz only) in the respective fields. The ODU Parameters area is read-only. The ODU Configuration window appears. predetermined by the ODU parameters. For the Frequency Control area. 10. When the standard is unknown. The Duplex Frequency value changes in accordance with the TX/RX frequency values. Select Configuration. note the following: Only one standard is generally shown. 4. ODU Configuration Window 2.ODU/RFU Configuration ODU Configuration 1. Or click the up/down arrows in the TX Channel field to select the channel (the frequency will be updated accordingly). 7. 3. 8. You can change the TX and RX frequencies of the ODU in one of the following ways: Manually enter the TX frequency and/or RX frequency (6.
Select Configuration. In the Transmitter Configuration area. Click Close. If there is no communication between the units. This field is active only if ATPC is enabled. 9. 7. Click Apply to save the settings. you may be able to select more than one standard. 5. The Monitored Rx Level field (read-only) displays the received power level.Tx Channel selection is possible only when a predefined standard file was installed. Note: If there is a communication failure between the local and remote units. Left/Right. 7. and vice versa. the transmit signal level is set to the maximum power level. In the Receiver Configuration area. The RFU Configuration window appears. The Monitored Tx Level field (read-only) displays the system's transmitted power level. the Set Reference Rx Level field should be set to the Rx level to which the actual level will be compared. ODU/RFU. With FibeAir operating in co-channel dual polarization (CCDP) mode. 10. By default. RFU Configuration 1. The arrow on the right side in the Frequency Control area is green when communication exists between the local and remote units. enter or select the designated signal level. RFU Configuration. CeraView® User Guide 44 . Note: Setting XPIC for the right drawer will effect the left drawer as well. two STM-1 signals can be transmitted over a single 28 MHz channel. Select Local + Remote if you want frequency changes to affect the remote unit as well. Possible range is -10 to max power level. 10. Select ATPC to activate the Automatic Transmit Power Control feature. Select Local Only if you want to frequency changes to affect only the local unit. For Set Tx Level. the Local + Remote option will be disabled. 8. 8. select Tx Mute to block transmission to the remote unit. this option is not selected. In some cases. 6. By default. or click the Left/Right RFU Configuration icon. This enables double capacity in the same spectrum bandwidth. Select the XPIC Enabled option if you want to activate the XPIC mechanism. the arrow is red. The Rx Frequency field is read-only for systems other than 6. and 11 GHz. using the cross polarization interference canceller (XPIC) algorithm. using vertical and horizontal polarization.
the RFU Configuration window appears as follows: CeraView® User Guide 45 . Only one antenna appears in the illustration if the IFC (IF Combiner) is not supported. the RFU illustration shows two antennas.RFU Configuration Window Note: In the window shown above. For All-Indoor systems.
can be Diversity or Main. Receiver Mode . Monitored Rx Level (Diversity) . This field appears only if XPIC is not supported and IFC is supported. RFU Log File The RFU log file is a cyclic log file that records system parameters in an RFU-based memory module. Select Configuration. For more information about the file. or Combined. 1. Additional fields in the RFU Configuration window include the following: Location . Left/Right. see the FibeAir Troubleshooting Guide. RSL Connector Source . This field appears only if IFC (IF Combiner) is supported. Diversity. RFU Log File. ODU/RFU.RFU Configuration Window for All-Indoor Systems The fields in the RFU Configuration window are the same as those described in the ODU Configuration section above.(read-only) displays the received power level of the Diversity channel. which can be set to Main. CeraView® User Guide 46 .This field indicates the physical location of the RFU.the Rx path.
The Multi Rate Multi Constellation window appears. ODU/RFU. and the system will be configured accordingly. Click Enabled to activate the file. 3. specify the amount of time. Click Apply. Multi Rate Multi Constellation Window 2. 5. or 256 QAM). Select Configuration.RFU Log File Configuration Window 2. 32. 64. in seconds. Multi Rate Multi Constellation. Click Apply to save the settings. For RFU Log Period. 4. Multi Rate Multi Constellation This option allows you to set the modulation and bit rate of the system. that the file will be active. Left/Right. Select a bit rate and an occupied bandwidth. Click Close to close the window. CeraView® User Guide 47 . The selection you make will determine the modulation (16. 1. 128. 3.
for system use. you can instruct CeraView to send a request to the agent to calculate the delay automatically. Left/Right. select Click to Auto Calibrate. Click Close. you can use the WG Length Difference field to enter the waveguide length difference (in meters) between the Main and Diversity paths. Select Configuration. If you don't use the Time Delay field. If you select this option. Confirm the operation in the window by clicking Yes.Note: After you apply the setting. After you enter the waveguide type and length difference. If you do not use the manual calibration fields described above. Note: This window will not appear if IFC is not supported. you must first use the Select WG Type field to specify the waveguide you are using. 4. 3. ODU/RFU. For Time Delay. EW77. for system use. or use the up/down buttons. A message will appear warning that the delay calculation process will affect traffic. the relevant drawer will be reset. The type can be EW63. CeraView® User Guide 48 . The Delay Calibration window appears. enter it in the field manually. 4. 1. Delay Calibration This window enables you to calculate the data transfer delay between antennas. To do so. or EW90. and click Apply. EW64. CeraView will calculate the delay difference in nanoseconds and record the result as the delay calibration value. Delay Calibration Window 2. Delay Calibration. if you know the amount of time (in nanoseconds) of the delay between antennas. EW85. and click Calibrate.
Select Configuration. STM1 Interface Configuration: STM1 Interface Configuration Window OC3 Interface Configuration Window CeraView® User Guide 49 .Interfaces STM1/OC3 1. Interfaces. Left/Right. or click the STM1/OC3 area in the physical view of the CeraView main window. STM1/OC3.
4. In the Signal Degrade field. the channel will be active. In the Excessive Error field. In the Fiber STM1 Mode field. use the Transmitted J0 and Expected J0 fields to define the IDU identifier string. Select Send AIS on RS TIM if you want Alarm Indication Signals to be sent in the event of RS TIM (Trace Identification Mismatch). select J0 Operation to use the J0 byte as a trace identifier in the SDH RSOH.2 x STM1 Interface Configuration: 2 x STM1 Interface Configuration Window In the configuration window for 2 x STM1. If Enabled is not selected. If you activate J0. each interface is configured in a separate section by clicking the tabs at the top of the window. 5. 8. CeraView® User Guide 50 . but no alarms will be generated. 6. 7. In the Trace Identifier area. select the level above which an Excessive BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. Click Apply to save the settings. 2. select the level above which a Signal Degrade alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. select Enabled if you want the channel to be active with alarm generation. The BER field shows the value above which a BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. Click Close. 3.
3. CeraView® User Guide 51 . select the traffic type to which you want to assign top priority. 2. in the Priority Options area. If you did not select Auto Negotiation. If the unit is configured for 2 x Fast Ethernet and QOS (Quality of Service). Fast Ethernet. For Queuing Scheme. 5. Interfaces. and either Half Duplex or Full Duplex. 4. Fast Ethernet Interface Configuration Window Note: Two Fast Ethernet tabs will appear only if the unit is configured with a 2 x Fast Ethernet port. Select Enabled if you want the channel to be active with alarm generation.Algorithm used to ensure that a queue with a higher priority is always served before a queue with a lower priority.Fast Ethernet 1. Select Auto Negotiation if you want the unit to determine the Fast Ethernet data transfer protocol automatically and operate accordingly. Left/Right. the channel will be active. or click the Fast Ethernet interface area in the physical view of the CeraView main window. select either 10BaseT or 100BaseT. but no alarms will be generated. If Enabled is not selected. select one of the following: Fixed Priority . Select Configuration.
Select Enabled if you want the channel to be active with alarm generation. simultaneously scheduling interactive traffic to the front of a queue to reduce response time and evenly share the remaining bandwidth among high-bandwidth flows. For Gigabit Ethernet Flow Control. This means that if an E1/T1 interface is not in use. 4. the E1/T1 capacity will automatically be allocated for the Ethernet traffic. 3. CeraView® User Guide 52 . to classify traffic into conversations and determine how much bandwidth each conversation is allowed relative to other conversations. select one or more the criteria that will force the transmission of data to be muted. Interfaces. Click Apply to save the settings. The method applies priority or weights to identified traffic. 5. 6. The algorithm is flow-based.Weighted Fair . Gigabit Ethernet. If Enabled is not selected. Select Configuration. Gigabit Ethernet 1. or click the Gigabit Ethernet interface area in the physical view of the CeraView main window. 7. Click Apply to save the settings. Gigabit Ethernet Interface Configuration Window 2. In the Gigabit Ethernet Tx Mute Criteria area. 6.A dynamic scheduling method that provides fair bandwidth allocation to all network traffic. Click Close. Left/Right. Click Close. but no alarms will be generated. the channel will be active. select Enabled if you want the system to control the data flow automatically.
5. DS3 Interface Configuration Window Note: Shown above is a window that appears for the DS3 interface. In the DS3/E3 area. 3.DS3/E3 1. Click Close to close the window. 4. In the Excessive Error field. 8. Select Configuration. select the length of the cable used for each DS3 line. CeraView® User Guide 53 . or click the DS3/E3 interface area in the physical view of the CeraView main window. Interfaces. The Line Coding fields show the coding system used for each DS3/E3 line. 7. 2. For Cable Length. select the level above which a Signal Degrade alarm is issued for errors detected over the line. DS3/E3. select Enabled to activate the port. In the Signal Degrade field. Left/Right. 6. select the level above which an Excessive BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the line. The window is similar for E3 interfaces. Click Apply to save the settings.
or click the E1/T1 interface area in the physical view of the CeraView main window. Left/Right. Interfaces. Select Configuration.E1/T1 1. E1/T1. E1 Interface Configuration Window for FibeAir 1500P CeraView® User Guide 54 .
7. Click Apply to save the settings. select the level above which a Signal Degrade alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. select the appropriate protocol. Click Close. in the Line Coding area. in the Cable Length area. For T1s. 3. In the E1/T1 Ports area. select the level above which an Excessive BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. In the Trib Thresholds area. for Excessive Error. CeraView® User Guide 55 . select the lengths of the cables that will connect the ports to the network. For T1s. select the ports you want to enable. 6. For Signal Degrade. 4. 5.T1 Interface Configuration Window for FibeAir 640P 2.
In the Link Parameters area. 6. In the Radio Thresholds area. specify the identification number of the link.2 dB lower. The BER field is read-only and shows the value above which a BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. The direction you select will be indicated in the physical view. set the Link ID to 1. For Signal Degrade. The Radio Configuration window appears. click the drop-down list and select the level above which an Excessive BER alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. Note: When working with an IDU that has the Link ID feature on one end and an IDU that does not have this feature on the other end. select High (default value) if you want the ATM and channel interleavers to be active. For Latency Type. For Link ID. Click Close. 7. Click Apply to save the settings. If you select Low. Select Configuration.Radio 1. Note: If you change the latency value and click Apply. you will be prompted to reset the drawer you were configuring. for Excessive Error. 5. select the direction of the FibeAir radio. Select Low to bypass the interleavers. select the level above which a Signal Degrade alarm is issued for errors detected over the radio link. Left/Right. and the system gain will be approximately 0. Radio. Radio Configuration Window 2. or click the Radio or East or West area in the physical view. Interfaces. CeraView® User Guide 56 . 4. 3. the latency of the link will be lower than the high latency by 50-200 msecs (depending on the modem's Fsymbol).
5. In the Serial NMS area. The Traps Configuration window appears.Management System IP Configuration 1. The IP Configuration window appears. Trap Forwarding. select Enabled to enable the serial port. specify the Ethernet IP Mask and Default Router IP Address. 3. Then specify the IP Mask. Select Configuration. CeraView® User Guide 57 . Management System. Baud Rate. Management System. IP Configuration. Select Configuration. In the Ethernet Addresses area. and Modem Phone Number. To configure traps sent from Ceragon's NMS to other NMS systems. Click Close. 1. IP Configuration Window 2. 4. see Trap Forwarding Configuration Utility at the beginning of this guide. Click Apply to save the changes. Trap Configuration Used to configure traps sent from a Network Element to the NMS system. or click the Trap Forwarding icon.
In the Trap Options area. specify the Trap Port. select the severity filter to determine which types of alarms will be forwarded. 5. Select Use different ID for each alarm type if you want each type of alarm to receive a unique ID. select Standard traps include serial number if you want trap messages to include the IDU serial number. specify the IP addresses of the managers to which you want traps to be sent. 4. To select/deselect all alarm types in a column. 6. click the Select All checkbox at the bottom of the column. Select Report local traps of far end IDU if you want remote IDU trap messages to be reported locally. for of Group. For with Severity. In each manager column. click the Select All checkbox at the bottom of the column. Select Send traps with extended alarm information if you want the Alarm ID. CeraView® User Guide 58 . In the Managers IP Address area. For each manager IP you specify. 3. To select/deselect all traps in a column.Traps Configuration Window 2. Select Send “clear” traps with zero severity if you want to receive information concerning “clear” traps. you determine which alarms will be sent as SNMP traps to each manager. In the Send Trap for Alarms area. origin. and unit from the current alarm table to be added to the end of each FibeAir-related trap. select the alarm types you want to include for that manager.
For CLLI (Common Language Location Identifier). 8. all In-band channels will be disabled automatically. The method by which you select the In-band Channels is as follows: Up to 9 In-band channels are avialable for selection in the window (when 4 ODUs are installed). The In-band Configuration window appears. The channels in the upper section (up to 4) represent the radio mapping of the In-band management. is available on the IDC. PPPoE. Click Close. Click Apply to save the settings. enter up to 18 characters that will represent your system ID when traps are sent. and those in the lower section (up to 4) represent the line mapping of the In-band management.After you set the required channels.7. An additional virtual mapping channel.Upon a change of the protection configuration from internal to no protection. In-band Configuration In-band Management refers to a method in which the network management software sends management packets through the same network it is managing. In-band. In some cases. Select Configuration. Management System. For Heartbeat Period. If you select 2 channels. the window will refresh and display the values in the unit. CeraView® User Guide 59 . 10. Notes: . a heartbeat signal will be generated every x minutes (the number you enter) to tell your system that the trap meachnism is working. 9. For example. . you will not be able to select an additional channel. To configure In-Band Management: 1. the values will not be the same as those you requested. the virtual mapping channel (PPPoE) is automatically selected if you did not select a line channel. This differs from out-of-band management in which the network management software uses a different network (overlay network) to communicate with the managed elements. A total of 1 or 2 channels may be selected for In-band management mapping.
The Neighbors window appears. Select In-Band Management Enabled to activate this management method. 3. 7. If you selected Gateway. For Network ID. select the channels you want to use for in-band management data transfer. If you enabled In-Band Management. or Proprietary). Select Configuration. use the up/down arrows to select the desired value. 6. Neighbors The Neighbors window displays a table of all STM-1 interfaces (radio. Click the Netwrk Element Type drop-down list and select the type of element. 4. line. 5. DCCM. For Time To Live. CeraView® User Guide 60 . use the up/down arrows to select the ID. trib) and their remote connections. and select the communication method (DCCR. Click Close. 1. Click Apply to save the changes. Management System.In-Band Configuration Window 2. specify the Gateway Ring Subnet Address and the Gateway Ring Subnet Mask. Neighbors. 8.
CeraView will try to connect to the unit and learn the Neighbor Type and Interface. SNMP Configuration Window 2. For Write Community. Note: Changes to community settings will take effect only after the unit is reset. If the IP address you entered is not configured or not able to be reached. 3. SNMP Configuration. and the Neighbor Interface field will list all available options than can be configured. For Read Community. Click Apply to save the settings. enter the community name for trap forwarding. enter the community name for read-write access. The SNMP Configuration window appears.Example of Neighbors Window 2. For Trap Community. Management System. CeraView® User Guide 61 . Select Configuration. Click Close to close the window. enter the community name for read-only access. When you enter an IP address. Select Manual in the Detect Mode column to enter the unit's IP address manually. SNMP Configuration 1. the Neighbor Type field will display “Unknown”. 4.
4. To configure FibeAir for operation with NTP: 1. 6. The NTP Configuration window appears. CeraView® User Guide 62 . for example.NTP Configuration NTP (Network Time Protocol) configuration is performed when an NTP server is used to synchronize network activity. click Configure to set the beginning of the daylight saving time period. For NTP Update Interval. Enter the IP of the NTP server. 5. NTP. click the arrow buttons to set the amount of time required to compensate for daylight saving. It provides accuracies typically within a millisecond on LANs and up to a few tens of milliseconds on WANs relative to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) via a Global Positioning Service (GPS) receiver. For Daylight Saving Time Start. Typical NTP configurations utilize multiple redundant servers and diverse network paths in order to achieve high accuracy and reliability. use the arrow buttons and the drop-down list to select the amount of time required to compensate for offset from the GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). NTP Configuration Window 2. The Network Time Protocol is used to synchronize the time of a computer client or server to another server or reference time source. For Daylight Saving Time Offset. click Configure to set the end of the daylight saving time period. For Offset from GMT. such as a radio or satellite receiver or modem. Management System. 3. For Daylight Saving Time End. Select Configuration. use the up/down arrows to select the amount of time (minutes) between synchronization updates. 7.
10. enter the Authentication Public Key. If you enable NTP. Click Apply to save the settings. Select Enable NTP Authentication for secure access to the NTP server. Current Alarms. a window appears with the details of the alarm. Alarms Menu Current Alarms Select Alarms. Click Close to close the window. You can click on a column title to sort the information in the table accordingly. and the Authentication Secret Key numbers. or click the Current Alarms icon. The time and date the alarm was triggered appear in the Time and Date column. select one or more alarm severity types to be displayed in the list. CeraView® User Guide 63 . it's probable cause. and the corrective actions to perform.8. 9. In the Severity Filter area. Current Alarms Window Each line in the window describes a different alarm. The Current Alarms window appears. When you move the cursor over a line.
Alarm Log Select Alarms. click Print. as shown at the top of the alarm list.The color in the Severity column indicates the severity of the alarm. or click the Alarm Log icon. The Alarm Log window appears. The source of the alarm appears in the Module column. the window that appears will be filtered for the selected floor. To send the alarm list to the printer. The unit associated with the alarm is indicated in the Origin column. If you opened the window using the icon in the main window status panel. click Save. CeraView® User Guide 64 . You can view alarms related to a specific floor by selecting the floor from the drop-down list in the Floor Filter area. Alarm Log. Notes for FibeAir 3200T The window includes alarms for all floors. To save the current alarm list in a file. A description of the alarm appears in the Description column.
To save the alarm list in a file. Note: The alarms in the window are not saved in a file. CeraView® User Guide 65 .The time and date the alarm was triggered. CLEARED). Severity . Description . You can click on a column title to sort the information in the table accordingly.The severity of the alarm. and its status (RAISED. click Save. You can determine which severity levels will be displayed in the window by selecting the levels at the top of the window.The drawer containing the unit that generated the alarm.Alarm Log Window The Alarm Log displays the last 200 alarms that occurred. To print the alarm list. To clear the alarm list in the window. The window displays the following information: Time and Date . the first alarms will be removed. unless you click Save. click Clear Log. click Print. Origin . If the number of alarms exceeds 200.A description of the alarm.
Start Saving Log. In the Choose Alarm Log File window that appears. You can view alarms related to a specific floor by selecting the floor from the drop-down list in the Floor Filter area. or exit the application. CeraView® User Guide 66 . select Alarms. Alarms will be added to the file you selected until you select Stop Saving Log. if you open the window using the icon in the main window status panel. the window will be filtered for the selected floor. you will be notified. If you exit CeraView and the log file is still active. Continuous Alarm Logging To save alarms in a continuous logging file.Notes for FibeAir 3200T The window includes alarms for all unit floors. However. select the file you want to save the alarms to and click Save.
RSL Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds. Left/Right. Select Performance. The RSL Monitoring window appears. Current Max RSL values are the maximum received level measured during the interval. RSL. CeraView® User Guide 67 . 1. Threshold Exceeded displays the number of seconds threshold values were exceeded during the current interval.Performance Menu Radio RSL The RSL Performance Monitoring window displays received signal level values measured over the past 24 hours. Current Min RSL values are the minimum received level measured during the interval. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). Radio.
Current XPI displays a value calculated by the agent for Ceragon technical support personnel. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. The Integrity column indicates whether or not the values received at that time and date are reliable. frequency. which can be calculated by the user (as a function of distance. 2. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. For example. RSL Threshold (1 and 2) are values that you can set. the Threshold Exceeded counters at the top of the PM window will display the number of seconds the threshold values were exceeded. Click Save to save the values to a file. To view historical RSL values over a one-month period. Unfaded RSL is the theoretical expected RSL value (not the actual value). only in table format. The columns show the levels measured during the current interval. Value Table The value table displays RSL values over the last 24 hours. The values are the same as those that appear in the graph.Current MSE displays a value calculated by the agent for Ceragon technical support personnel. The values in this column are indicated in the graph as "Doubtful" (red) values. etc. When an RSL value exceeds the thresholds you set. click History. A red x in the column indicates that the values are not reliable due to a possible power surge or power failure that occurred at that time.). CeraView® User Guide 68 . Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation. The value is used only for reference purposes.
TSL The TSL Performance Monitoring window displays details about the transmitted signal level measured every 15 minutes. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. its partial data is presented above the table area. TSL. Click Save to save the values to a file. CeraView® User Guide 69 . over the last 24 hours. Select Performance. Note that since the current day's data is not complete until the end of the day.RSL Historical Window The values shown in the window are values that were received over the last 30 days. Radio. The TSL Monitoring window appears. Left/Right.
TSL Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds. When a TSL value exceeds the threshold you set. The format of the value table is similar to the RSL value table described above. Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). Current Min Set TSL values are the minimum transmitted level measured during the interval. Threshold Exceeded displays the number of seconds the threshold value was exceeded during the current interval. Click History to view historical values. Current Max Set TSL values are the maximum transmitted level measured during the interval. The values shown in the window that appears are values that were received over the last 30 days. Set TSL Threshold is a value that you can set. the Threshold Exceeded field will display the number of seconds the threshold value was exceeded. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. CeraView® User Guide 70 . For example. Click Save to save the values to a file.
BBE is the number of background block errors. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. For example. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). SDH Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds. ES is the number of seconds during which errors occurred. SDH. The SDH Monitoring window appears.SDH The SDH Performance Monitoring window displays values measured every 15 minutes. Left/Right. Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation. Radio. CeraView® User Guide 71 . over the last 24 hours. The value can be between 0 and 900 seconds (15 minutes). UAS is the Unavailable Seconds value of the current interval. Select Performance. SES is the number of severely errored seconds. OFS is the number of out-of-frame seconds.
The values shown in the window that appears are values that were received over the last 30 days. The Tributary monitoring window appears. Tributaries. Click Save to save the values to a file. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). over the last 24 hours. Tributary Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds. E1 # / DS3. Click History to view historical values. UAS is the Unavailable Seconds value of the current interval. The value can be between 0 and 900 seconds (15 minutes). for the E1/T1 or DS3 interface. CeraView® User Guide 72 . Select Performance.The format of the value table is similar to the RSL value table described above. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. Tributaries The Tributaries Performance Monitoring window displays values measured every 15 minutes. ES is the number of seconds during which errors occurred.
Cross Connect Select Performance. CeraView® User Guide 73 . BBE is the number of background block errors. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. XC. Carrier #. Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation. Corss Connect Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds.SES is the number of severely errored seconds. The values shown in the window that appears are values that were received over the last 30 days. For example. The format of the value table is similar to the RSL value table described earlier. Click History to view historical values. Click Save to save the values to a file. The Cross Connect monitoring window appears. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). OFS is the number of out-of-frame seconds.
Line. CeraView® User Guide 74 . Click Save to save the values to a file. For example. . The values shown in the window that appears are values that were received over the last 30 days. The Line monitoring window appears. FSRC .PSAC . Select Performance. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation.Protection Switch Actual Duration The number of seconds the channel is in the switched state for at least a fraction of one second.A protection switch request is activated on the channel and the protecting channel is not available. Left/Right.A channel is restored from a protecting channel while a protection switch request is still active on the channel.Failed Switch Request Duration The number of seconds for which a protection switch request is detected on the channel carrying regular traffic and the request cannot be serviced. Line The Line Performance Monitoring window displays values measured every 15 minutes. over the last 24 hours. Click History to view historical values. PSAD .Protection Switch Actual Count The number of occurrences of a switch from the protected channel to the protecting channel.Failed Switch Request Count The number of occurrences of the following events: . The format of the value table is similar to the RSL value table described earlier. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. FSRD .
BBE is the number of background block errors. UAS is the Unavailable Seconds value of the current interval. ES is the number of seconds during which errors occurred. SES is the number of severely errored seconds.Line Performance Monitoring Window Time Elapsed is the current interval in seconds. Doubtful values are values that were not generated during normal system operation. Click Save to save the values to a file. CeraView® User Guide 75 . For example. Click History to view historical values. The format of the value table is similar to the RSL value table described earlier. The values shown in the window that appears are values that were received over the last 30 days. the values may have been generated during a system reset or failure. Click Print to send the listed values to the printer. The value can be between 0 and 900 (15 minutes). The value can be between 0 and 900 seconds (15 minutes). OFS is the number of out-of-frame seconds.
or click the Left/Right Loopback icon. Loopback Window for FibeAir with ODU CeraView® User Guide 76 . The Loopback window appears.Maintenance Menu Loopback 1. Left/Right. Select Maintenance. Loopback.
Loopback Window for FibeAir with RFU Loopback Window for FibeAir 640P CeraView® User Guide 77 .
Performs a hardware reset of the left or right modem.2. to select an internal ODU or RFU loopback test. Note that closing the window will not stop the loopback test. Performs a hardware reset of the relevant cross-connect module. Performs a hardware reset of the left or right drawer. to select an external radio loopback test. Performs a software reset for the Indoor Unit Controller. Click Apply to run the test. as follows: IDC Auxiliary Interface Left/Right Modem: Left/Right Mux: Left/Right ODU: Left/Right Drawer: XC Clear PM Data Select this item to reset Performance Monitoring in the unit (the number of available intervals will be 0). 3. When you are done with loopback testing. Performs a hardware reset of the Indoor Unit Controller. To stop a test. The options include: Entire PM Data Clears the performance monitoring log files for both the left and right units. Software Reset to reset the software for maintenance purposes. to select an internal line loopback test. click Close to close the window. 5. Click the upper button on the west side Click the lower button on the west side Click the button on the east side Click the button on the ODU or RFU to select an internal radio loopback test. Performs a hardware reset of the left or right multiplexer module. a pie display above the timeout scale shows how much time is left for the test (see the figure above). CeraView® User Guide 78 . unmark it by clicking on the relevant button. and then click Apply. 4. Hardware Reset to reset the hardware for maintenance purposes. Performs a hardware reset of the Auxiliary Interface Module (AIM). When a radio or line loopback test is running. as follows: IDC Left ODC Right ODC Hardware Reset Select Maintenance. Software Reset Select Maintenance. Set the LoopBack Clear Timeout scale to the amount of time you want the test to run. Performs a hardware reset of the ODU for the left or right drawer. Performs a software reset for the Left Outdoor Unit Controller. Performs a software reset for the Right Outdoor Unit Controller.
To perform a PRBS test. Copy Configuration Select this item to copy a hardware configuration from one source to another. Force Far End Mute Off Select this item to enable remote ODU transmission. XC # to IDC . do the following: 1.copies the configuration from the auxiliary interface to the IDC.Left PM Only Right PM Only Clears the performance monitoring log files for the left drawer only. IDC to XC # . Select Maintenance. The options include: Auxiliary to IDC .copies the configuration from the drawer to the IDC. Set Default Configuration Select this item to reload the default system configuration. When the test is activated. Force Far End Tx Level Select this item to force the remote Tx level to the value set for the local IDU. the poorer the radio link quality).copies the configuration from the relevant cross-connect to the IDC. PRBS Test (for FibeAir 3200T) The PRBS test is designed for maintenance testing of a radio link. the local modem sends a pseudo-random-binary-sequence to the remote side. CeraView® User Guide 79 .copies the configuration from the IDC to the relevant cross-connect. Left/Right Drawer to IDC . PRBS Test. Left/Right IDC to Drawer .copies the configuration from the IDC to the drawer.copies the configuration from the IDC to the auxiliary interface. IDC to Auxiliary . and the quality of the link can be evaluated based on the amount of defective blocks detected by the remote (receiving) modem (the larger the amount is. Clears the performance monitoring log files for the right drawer only.
an LOF alarm will be raised in the remote drawer until the test is stopped. or until a permanent license is obtained. 5. 3. and lock the mux to its mate input. informing you about the license. If you disable the temporary license. 6. Wait for x hours/days depending on the required test time. if you did not perform step 1 above. is active only when the temporary license is enabled. a message appears at the bottom of the Main Window. an event will appear in the Current Alarms list. You can use the temporary license as long as the counter does not run out. Activate the PRBS test in the local subrack (a warning will appear informing you of traffic interruption). transmit the tested carrier over the protecting channel. a PRBS alarm will be raised in the local subrack. In addition. 4. and change the cross-connect back to its previous configuration. 7. will be restored. Temporary License The temporary license extends the time period for system usage and supports the maximum system rate. If you prefer not to interrupt traffic. for one week. Reset the defected block counter in the same carrier in the remote subrack. The value indicates the quality of the link. If you select Disable. the temporary license for the specific drawer will be terminated. This will start the counting from zero. the counter will not be updated. Once enabled.PRBS Test Window 2. indicating the time left for the license. The license is drawer-specific and is enabled for each drawer separately. Stop the test. When the counter of the temporary license reaches 0. The counter. unlock the mux. which is updated every hour. configured in the Multi Rate Multi Constellation (MRMC) window. the selected drawer will be reset and the MRMC settings in effect before the temporary license option was active. CeraView® User Guide 80 . Check the resulting amount of defective blocks. Note that upon activating the test. In addition.
CeraView® User Guide 81 . both drawers will be reset. The drawer with lowest counter will automatically be reset when the counter ends. and the previously selected MRMC will be restored for both drawers. As in non-protection mode. if you disable the temporary license. the lowest counter will determine the time period. and the temporary license was enabled for only one of the drawers). and the previous MRMC value will be restored for both drawers. the temporary license operates as follows: As with other configuration values. Important! In internal protection mode. and both period counters for the drawers will be activated. or let the counter end.When a permanent license is acquired. without affecting the drawer's traffic (the drawer will not be reset). For Internal Protection In internal protection mode. a temporary license should not be enabled for an IDU in which one of the drawers has a counter equal to zero. In the event that the two drawers have different temporary counters (which may occur when the IDU was previously operated in non-protection mode. Doing so may cause erratic IDU behavior. enabling the temporary license for a drawer will also enable it for the other drawer. the temporary license will automatically be disabled.
Protection for FibeAir 1500P/640P Protection Type 1. H/W Protection Configuration. 4. Dual Drawer . For an explanation of the icons. Dual Drawer . Select Protection. Select Protection. Left drawers. Click Close to close the window. External Protection.to disable protection. Single Drawer . Note: When internal or external protection is configured. H/W Protection. whereby the left drawer will function as the active (primary) unit and the right drawer will function as the standby (secondary) unit. if they exist. icons representing the type of protection will appear in the Status Panel on the right side of the main CeraView window.to activate external protection in a 1+1 configuration. The protection mechanism will operate only on the right drawers of the IDU. Protection Type Window 2. Select one of the following options: Protection Disabled . When this option is used. Click Apply to save the settings. The Protection Configuration window appears. whereby the IDU will be linked for protection purposes to another IDU. The Protection Type window appears. see the Status Panel Icons section at the beginning of this guide. Protection Configuration 1. the main window will include tabs at the top showing the active and standby units. H/W Protection Type. 3.to activate internal protection. H/W Protection. will be muted. External Protection.to activate external protection. CeraView® User Guide 82 . Internal Protection.
In the Protection Switch Criteria area. an optical splitter is used and the transmission standby channel is muted. select either Space or Frequency diversity. Click Close to close the window. Select Protection. In this configuration. In Dual STM-1 Line Output mode. 5. In the Diversity Type area. In the Line Output area. 4. In Single STM-1 Line Output mode. Diversity Configuration 1. select the criteria that will cause a protection switch (only if Off is selected for Protection Lockout). CeraView® User Guide 83 . Diversity. This mode is used when the external SDH multiplexer supports MSP 1+1 protection mode for two STM-1 optical interfaces. This mode is used when the external SDH multiplexer does not support an MSP 1+1 protection mode for two STM-1 optical interfaces.Protection Configration Window 2. both optical STM-1 transmitters in the radio are active and the multiplexer chooses the one transmitting the best quality signals. Diversity Configuration to configure Diversity parameters. 3. Diversity Configuration Window 2. The Diversity Configuration window appears. a direct connection is made via two STM-1 channels to the external SDH multiplexer. Click Apply to save the settings. select either a single or dual line output.
3. Copy Configuration. Force. H/W Protection. H/W Protection. click Yes. 3. If you selected Enabled. The default is 0 seconds. In the confirmation message that appears. The value can be from 0 to 10 seconds. CeraView® User Guide 84 . In the confirmation message that appears. Revertive mode may be required to support specific services. Select Protection. no switching to the original fault-cleared path will be performed to prevent unnecessary traffic hits and management event reports. click Yes. In the confirmation message that appears. 6. Right to Mate will copy the right drawer configuration to the left drawer. 2. Lockout/Clear Lockout. Commands. select Clear Lockout. 4. Force Switch This option forces a switch between the active and standby radios. 7. Lockout This option prevents protection switching from occurring. 1. Select Protection. To disable the Lockout option. H/W Protection. for Hold off Time use the arrow buttons to set the delay period between fault detection and path switching. The Receiver Status area shows the last radio from which data was received. If you don’t select Revertive. Commands. 5. Force Switch/Clear Force. select Clear Force. For Revertive. 2. IDU to Mate will copy the IDU configuration to another IDU. 2. Select Protection. To disable the Force Switch option. Request Switch. select Enabled if you want normal traffic on the protection path to be switched back to the original path after it recovers from a fault. 1. Request Switch This option requests a switch between the active and standby radios. click Yes. 1. Commands. Protection Commands Copy Configuration This option causes the configuration of one unit (left or right) to be copied to the other. 3. click Yes. Left to Mate will copy the left drawer configuration to the right drawer. Lockout. 2. Click Apply to save the settings. whereby the shortest physical route offers better performance. 1. Commands. H/W Protection. Select Protection. In the confirmation message that appears. IDU to Mate/Left to Mate/Right to Mate. Click Close to close the window.
For FibeAir. Lock to Self Radio/Lock to Mate Radio. 3.the upper floor is activated with two drawers that protect each other.Diversity Protection Commands Request Switch This option requests a switch between the active and standby radios. Commands. H/W Protection Type Window 2. Lockout This option prevents protection switching from occurring. Click the Protection Topology drop-down list and select the required configuration. Diversity. CeraView® User Guide 85 . as in FibeAir 1500P with internal protection. Request Switch. H/W protection type. click Yes. Lock to Left Radio/Lock to Right Radio. In the confirmation message that appears. select Protection. Diversity. Select Protection. Commands. click Yes. In the confirmation message that appears. Protection for FibeAir 3200T Setting up the N+1 Configuration 1. Diversity. 1. For FibeAir 311 Mbps. Lockout. 2. Select Protection. Commands. while the standby drawer is muted. select Clear Lockout. Lockout. select Protection. H/W protection. 2. as follows: HSB 1+1 . To disable the Lockout option. 1.
three separate carriers with one protecting. Note that the protecting carrier is the same in all topologies. 3. 4+1 .1+1 . ten separate carriers with one protecting. 9+1 . H/W protection configuration. H/W protection.cascade mode. The upper floor includes two carriers. seven separate carriers with one protecting. H/W Protection Configuration Window CeraView® User Guide 86 .five separate carriers with one protecting. Select Protection.cascade mode. 8+1 . whereby the left one is the protecting carrier. 7+1 .the N+1 algorithm is activated. 5+1 . 3+1 . The following window will appear if the protection type you selected was between 1+1 and 9+1 (otherwise. the FibeAir 1500P protection configuration window will appear).cascade mode. 6+1 .four separate carriers with one protecting. eight separate carriers with one protecting. nine separate carriers with one protecting.cascade mode. 2+1 .cascade mode. six separate carriers with one protecting.
Baseband Signal Degrade. click the drop-down list and select the minimum fault severity criteria. The switch that is performed is Hitless (up to 10 mS). the system can protect up to two faults at different sides). If MUX number X receives two sources. specify the period (in seconds) after which the revertive mode will be activated. The options include: Baseband Loss of Frame. and Early Warning. In the priority table. 5. 7. For High Priority Threshold. Revertive = Carrier#X MUX number X will always receive two sources: the +1. Revertive = None The last protected MUX (the carrier in which the last protection switch occurred) will receive two inputs: its own modem. a request is sent to site B to transmit the faulty carrier also through the protecting channel. the switch is errorless. The Extra Traffic channel will not exist. Your selection will be used in cases where a switch occurs and then the system returns to normal operation.stand-alone channel without protection CeraView® User Guide 87 . the switch is hitless. meaning the next fault in this channel will be errorless (if other carriers fail. 8. 6. Examples: Revertive = Extra Traffic If a radio or hardware fault occurs at site A. rather than switch to a normal priority channel (even if its fault severity is higher). and its own modem. 9. and a fault occurs. the last protected MUX will receive data from two sources: the +1 modem. and the +1 modem. the switch performed will be hitless).Normal . In all the other cases. and the Extra Traffic channel will no longer exist on both sides by definition (generally. Data to the other MUX cards (for each of the defined carriers) will be received from its own modem until the first hitless fault. even if a higher severity fault occurs in a lower priority channel. select the carrier that will be transmitted over the protecting carrier when no other fault exists in the system. The moment the alarm is cleared. For Revertive Switch Timeout. Baseband Excessive BER.4.High Priority .regular operation according to the N+1 mechanism . Select Switch On Early Warning if you want the switch to occur when the system reaches an MSE of -28. A high priority channel will be switched first when the criteria chosen for the threshold is met. When the fault is cleared.Not Protected . The Priority Level options include: . Select Protection Enabled. designate the high priority channel(s). and its own. For Revertive Link. the +1 (protecting) modem will refer to the input from the +1 (extra traffic) MUX. the system will perform a switch to the channel you chose as high priority. unless there is a fault in another carrier. If the crietria is met.
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