The “Commutation” menu item contains 1 submenu:
The submenu contains information about commutation of network device ports. Records can be added, edited, exported to CSV, imported from CSV, deleted. Records can be assigned a monitoring status. You can search for port information.
Table columns (You can select columns by clicking the gear icon):
ip address – an ip address of the network device;
sysName – SNMP sysName of network device;
port – name of the network device port;
patch cord – patch cord, which connects the patch panel port with network device port;
patch panel port;
socket – network socket where the endpoint is connected;
- MONITOR_NOT_TRUNK – generate a network report for this port if it is not trunk.
- MONITOR – generate a network report for this port.
- NOT_MONITOR – do not generate a network report for this port.
All ports with trunk status NOT_TRUNK and having connected endpoints will be added to commutation automatically according to the “Reports update period” option in the global settings. The network report will also be generated.
location – location of a network device.
When adding a port manually, you must specify:
- Ip address;
- Port name;
- Patch cord;
- Patch panel;
- Patch panel port;
- Port monitor status.
Editing a port is similar to adding it.
Export to CSV: Export all port commutation information to CSV file. The file encoding is UTF-8. Separator is semicolon.
Import from CSV: import port commutation information from CSV file.
- Separator is semicolon.
- To correctly display characters, the file must be in the UTF-8 encoding without BOM.
- We recommend that you use the Libre Office Calc to edit CSV files.
There is a possibility to select several ports at once and assign them monitor status.
Delete ports: You can select multiple ports at once and delete them. This will delete the associated data from the network report.
By clicking on the name of the port you can view detailed information about it.