Interfaces utility of OpUtils software provides the list of interfaces, and its details for a Cisco device.
Click the Tools tab.
Choose Device Explorer available under the CISCO Tools category.
Select the Interfaces from the tree.
Enter the Device
Name or its IP Address.
Note: Ensure the device specified is a CISCO device.
Enter the SNMP Community String.
To configure SNMP properties click Settings located at the top right corner or click Admin -> Settings. For details read the Configuring SNMP section.
Click the Show button.
Check the results. The following details about the Cisco device are displayed in a the table.
Description: Displays the name of the Interface along with the
Type: Displays the Type of interface.
Address: Displays the IP address of the Interface.
Address: Displays the MAC Address at its protocol sub-layer.
Displays the interface's current bandwidth in bits per second.
Transfer Unit: Displays the Maximum Transmission Unit i.e., size
of the largest packet which can be sent or received on the interface,
specified in octets.
Status: Displays the desired state of the interface.
Status: Displays the current operational state of the interface.
Note: Check if the Admin status of an Interface is Up whereas the Operation state is down. This is a clear indication of trouble.
To view the Interface details click the Interface name in the table. For each of the Interfaces the Performance, and the Error details are displayed in a table.
Progress bar displays the input
and output percentage utilization.
To monitor input and output utilization of the interface click the icon located at the right corner. Check the input and output utilization in graph. The refresh time can be set by choosing the time in seconds from the Refresh Every combo box. To traverse back to the Interface page click the Back to Interfaces link.