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What can I see on an interface dashboard?

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An interface dashboard give you an overview of a specific interface. Any element of the dashboard can be clicked to access more detailed information.

The following graphs are available on the interface dashboard:

Several tabs are also available for accessing more detail.

Interface details

Provides you with inventory details about the interface:

  • Parent device
  • MAC address
  • Configuration details
  • Connected to
  • Interface type
  • Negotiated speed
  • Duplex

To see the dashboard for the interface’s parent device, click on the parent device name.

To update an interface’s details, such as its name or speed, see How do I edit interface details?

KPIs (key performance indicators)

Located next to the interface details.

  • Operational Status indicates whether the interface is up or down.
  • Admin Status indicates whether the configured interface is up or down.
  • Open Alerts indicates how many alerts are open for the interface. Click the number to pull up a list of the alerts. You can filter the list to show only certain alerts. For more information on filtering, see How to filter data in Auvik.
  • Credential status indicates the current status for device credentials, including SNMP, login, WMI, and VMware credentials.

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    Status description

     

    The device isn’t running the services for the credential type.

     

    Auvik won’t try credentials on the device based on its type (e.g., printer).

     

    Auvik has the correct credentials for the device.

     

    Auvik needs credentials for the device.

     

    Auvik is trying credentials for the device.

Interface utilization

Displays a graph of the transmit and receive utilization percentages for the selected date range. Below the graph is the KPI for the current state of the interface. To view more detail about any data point on the graph, run your cursor over the graph line. A tooltip pops up to show you the date and time of the data point, and the transmit and receive detail at that time.

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Interface bandwidth

Displays a graph of the interface’s bandwidth and the data that’s being transmitted or received per second. Below the graph is the KPI for the current state of the interface. To view more detail about any data point on the graph, run your cursor over the graph line. A tooltip pops up to show you the date and time of the data point, and the bandwidth, transmit, and receive detail at that time.

See also How can I see more detail on charts?

Interface packet loss

Displays a graph of the packet discards and errors per second for the selected date range. Below the graph is the KPI for the current state of interface packet loss. To view more detail about any data point on the graph, run your cursor over the graph line. A tooltip pops up to show you the date and time of the data point, and the discards and errors at that time.

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Interface packets

Displays a graph of the broadcast, multicast, and unicast packets per second for the selected date range. Below the graph is the KPI for the current state of interface packets. To view more detail about any data point on the graph, run your cursor over the graph line. A tooltip pops up to show you the date and time of the data point, and the broadcast, multicast, and unicast detail at that time.

See also How can I see more detail on charts?

More details

An interface dashboard has a number of tabs and menus that can be clicked for more detail. In each section, you can filter the list to show only certain details. For more information on filtering, see How to filter data in Auvik.

  • Networks provides a list of all networks associated with the interface. To see the dashboard for a specific network, click on the row for a network.
  • Alerts provides a list of all alerts that have been triggered for the interface.
  • Notes provides a list of all notes that have been added for the interface. To view note details, click the row for a specific note.
  • Debug provides you with tools to help troubleshoot issues with the interface.
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