Marconi ATM monitoring plugin

Verax NMS Marconi ATM management plugin allows easy monitoring, alerting, health check, management and performance reporting of Marconi (formerly FORE Systems, now owned by Ericsson) ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) switches.

ASX 1000, ASX 1200, ASX 200, ES 2810 and other models implementing the following MIBs are supported:

  • Fore-Common-MIB
  • Fore-Switch-MIB
  • IF-MIB
  • SNMPv2-MIB

General information view

The view provides high level configuration overview including:

  • General configuration:
    • Name and description
    • Uptime
    • Administrative contact location
    • Hardware & software versions
  • ATM configuration:
    • ATM address
    • Maximum number of ATM virtual paths
    • Maximum number of ATM virtual channels
    • PMP (point-to-multipoint) minimum reserved VCIs (Virtual Channel Identifiers)
    • PMP maximum reserved VCIs
    • Transfer protocol and ATM connection preservation mode
    • ATM layer OAM (Operations, Administration and Maintenance) processing
    • Primary & secondary clock ports and clock operational statuses

Network clock management view

The view displays and allows modification of the ATM transmission synchronization 8 KHz clock configuration including:

  • Permanently setting the default primary and secondary clock ports
  • Definition of failover scenarios: which ports should be used when synchronizing peer ATM switches do not answer, which port should be used when network comes back to normal