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WAN Monitoring - FAQs
Does my network need the WAN RTT Monitor?
Cisco IP SLA based WAN Round-Trip-Time monitoring best fits your network if you
If your network has edge devices from Cisco with IOS, Cisco IP SLA is a cost effective monitoring solution to identify the efficiency of your WAN circuits.
What IOS versions or Cisco Devices support Cisco IP SLA?
How much Cisco IP SLA loads my device?
Cisco Press book was used as reference for this.
The following numbers bellow presents examples on different load conditions. The tests were performed on a Cisco 7200VXR/NPE-225 with IOS 12.2(8)T5.
For a detailed impact report, please refer to our knowledge base.
Do I need to get a separate license for evaluating the WAN RTT monitor? (Evaluators/ Existing Customers)
The WAN RTT monitoring feature is enabled by default during the first 30 days of trial period. To continue using the WAN RTT monitoring feature, you will need to get a registered license key.
What are the steps to get WAN links monitored using OpManager?
Step 1: Add (/ discover) the router in your LAN making sure the SNMP read and write communities are configured properly for the router.
Step 2: Configure the Cisco router to send traps to OpManager. Alerts are shown based on the traps received in OpManager. To configure OpManager server as the SNMP server receiving traps for the routers, telnet the router and type the following command:
snmp-server host traps rtr
For instance, if the OpManager host IP Address is 192.168.18.128, and the community string is private, the command would be:
snmp-server host 192.168.18.128 traps private rtr
Step 3: Creating the WAN Monitor
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