CISCO-CBQOS network technology integration


ServicePilot network-cisco-cbqos


# Cisco CBQoS

Overview

This package is designed to monitor Cisco Class Base QoS efficiency on a Cisco router using SNMP.

Description

This package automatically configures the ServicePilot Manager to collect statistics from the Cisco Router on which SNMP Service has been configured. The statistics gathered are ClassMap, Policy Statistics and Queuing statistics which are detailed per Class of service for each interface.

Requirements

  • SNMP Service must be configured (Security: read-only SNMP community and allowed host must be set) and started on the targeted machine.

  • Network Flows - It is is necessary to ensure network connectivity between ServicePilot and the monitored device. In case of a network infrastructure using a firewall, all the ports below must be opened:

    • UDP/161 (SNMP): Between ServicePilot Manager and Cisco Router
    • UDP/162 (SNMP Trap): (Optional) Between Cisco Router and ServicePilot Agent
  • ServicePilot Requirements

    • ServicePilot Manager minimum version: 8.5

Installation

Before adding a resource to monitor, make certain that all pre-requisites are in place and if a ServicePilot Agent is required, that it is communicating correctly with the ServicePilot Manager.

Add resource using Views Configuration web interface

  1. As an administrative user of ServicePilot, open the ServicePilot web interface.
  2. Navigate to Administration. The Configuration > Views web page will open.
  3. Click on the view in which to place the new resource in the Views hierarchy on the left of the interface. The View editor section will show the existing view contents.
  4. From the Packages list on the right of the interface, click and drag the network-cisco-cbqos package into the View editor and let go.
  5. The Resource properties dialog box will open to allow resource configuration.
  6. Click OK to close the Resource properties dialog box. Note that the dialog box will not close if required parameters are not set.
  7. Click Save to apply the new resource to ServicePilot configuration.

Key field notes

In the Monitoring Policies tab, specify the policy or policies to apply to the resource

  1. Basic Parameters tab:

    1. IP address: Specify the IP address for the Cisco Router, as resolvable by the machine on which ServicePilot Manager is running
  2. Filters tab:

    1. {Optional} Excluded Interfaces separated with '|': Specify name(s) of interface(s) NOT to be monitored
    2. {Optional} Excluded Class Maps separated with '|': Specify name(s) of Class Map NOT to be monitored

Note: Each element of the excluded Interface/Class Maps lists is a regular expression as defined by Like Operator (Visual Basic)

Notes

MIBs Used:

  • CISCO-CLASS-BASED-QOS-MIB.mib
  • RFC1213-MIB2
network CISCO-CBQOS 0

network CISCO-CBQOS 1

network CISCO-CBQOS 2


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