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  • Page 1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide Product and Documentation Release 5.0 Last Updated: October 10, 2007 Corporate Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 526-4100 Customer Order Number: DOC-7816295=...
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Document Conventions xlix Obtaining Optical Networking Information Where to Find Safety and Warning Information Cisco Optical Networking Product Documentation CD-ROM Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines Install the Shelf and Backplane Cable C H A P T E R...
  • Page 4 NTP- A261 Set Power Monitor Thresholds NTP- A169 Set Up CTC Network Access NTP- A27 Set Up the ONS 15454 for Firewall Access NTP- A28 Set Up Timing NTP- A170 Create Protection Groups 4-10 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 5 NTP- A182 Create a Manually Routed DS-1 Circuit 6-11 NTP- A183 Create a Unidirectional DS-1 Circuit with Multiple Drops 6-14 NTP- A184 Create an Automatically Routed DS-3 Circuit 6-18 NTP- A185 Create a Manually Routed DS-3 Circuit 6-23 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 6 NTP- A196 View Alarms, History, Events, and Conditions NTP- A68 Delete Cleared Alarms from Display NTP- A69 View Alarm-Affected Circuits NTP- A70 View Alarm Counts on the LCD for a Node, Slot, or Port Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 7 NTP- A202 Customize the CTC Network View 10-3 NTP- A203 Modify or Delete Card Protection Settings 10-4 NTP- A292 Modify or Delete Communications Channel Terminations and Provisionable Patchcords 10-4 NTP- A85 Change Node Timing 10-5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 8 NTP- A267 Convert a Path Protection to a Two-Fiber BLSR Automatically 13-13 NTP- A210 Convert a Path Protection to a Two-Fiber BLSR Manually 13-15 NTP- A211 Convert a Two-Fiber BLSR to a Four-Fiber BLSR Automatically 13-17 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 viii December 2004...
  • Page 9 15-22 NTP- A290 Replace the Alarm Interface Panel 15-26 NTP- A291 Replace the Plastic Lower Backplane Cover 15-31 NTP- A162 Replace the UBIC-V EIA 15-33 NTP- A266 Edit Network Element Defaults 15-35 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 10 17-36 DLP- A30 Install Ferrites to Power Cabling 17-37 DLP- A31 Attach Ferrites to Wire-Wrap Pin Fields 17-38 DLP- A32 Inspect the Shelf Installation and Connections 17-39 DLP- A33 Measure Voltage 17-39 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 11 DLP- A92 Four-Fiber BLSR Exercise Span Test 17-91 DLP- A93 Four-Fiber BLSR Span Switching Test 17-93 DLP- A94 Path Protection Switching Test 17-95 DLP- A95 Provision a DS-1 Circuit Source and Destination 17-96 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 12 DLP- A165 Change Line and Threshold Settings for the DS1-14 or DS1N-14 Cards 18-28 DLP- A166 Change Line and Threshold Settings for the DS3-12 or DS3N-12 Cards 18-32 DLP- A167 Change Line and Threshold Settings for the DS3-12E or DS3N-12E Cards 18-36 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 13 19-13 DLP- A220 Provision E-Series Ethernet Ports 19-13 DLP- A221 Provision E-Series Ethernet Ports for VLAN Membership 19-14 DLP- A222 Provision G-Series Ethernet Ports 19-16 DLP- A225 Enable Alarm Filtering 19-17 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xiii December 2004...
  • Page 14 19-61 DLP- A297 Perform a Manual Span Upgrade on an Unprotected Span 19-62 DLP- A298 Check the Network for Alarms and Conditions 19-63 DLP- A299 Initiate a BLSR Span Lock Out 19-63 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 15 DLP- A350 View FC_MR-4 Statistics PM Parameters 20-36 DLP- A351 View FC_MR-4 Utilization PM Parameters 20-37 DLP- A352 View FC_MR-4 History PM Parameters 20-38 DLP- A353 Refresh FC_MR-4 PM Counts at a Different Time Interval 20-39 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 16 DLP- A398 Automatically Route a Path Protection Circuit for a Topology Upgrade 20-95 DLP- A399 Install a UBIC-H EIA 20-97 DLPs A400 to A499 21-1 C H A P T E R DLP- A412 Install the DCU Shelf Assembly 21-1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 17 DLP- A526 Change Line and Threshold Settings for the DS3i-N-12 Cards 22-21 DLP- A528 Change the Default Network View Background Map 22-25 DLP- A529 Delete Ethernet RMON Alarm Thresholds 22-26 DLP- A530 Install the Tie-Down Bar 22-27 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xvii December 2004...
  • Page 18 Manage the CTC Window CTC Menu and Toolbar Options CTC Mouse Options Node View Shortcuts A-10 Network View Tasks A-10 Table Display Options A-11 Equipment Inventory A-12 N D E X Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xviii December 2004...
  • Page 19 Integrated BLSR to Path Protection DRI Example 5-31 Figure 5-11 ONS 15454 Open-Ended Path Protection Configurations Fiber Connection Example 5-32 Figure 5-12 Path Protection Subtended from a BLSR 5-36 Figure 5-13 BLSR Subtended from a BLSR 5-39 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 20 Three-Node, Two-Fiber BLSR Before a Fourth Node Is Added 14-2 Figure 14-2 Three-Node, Four-Fiber BLSR Before a Fourth Node is Added 14-3 Figure 14-3 Four-Node, Two-Fiber BLSR Before a Node Is Removed 14-7 Figure 14-4 Selecting Protection Group Ports 14-15 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 21 Ground Location on the Backplane 17-18 Figure 17-10 Cisco ONS 15454 Power Terminals 17-20 Figure 17-11 Cisco ONS 15454 Backplane Pinouts (Release 3.4 or Later) 17-23 Figure 17-12 Highlighted Environmental Alarms 17-24 Figure 17-13 Cisco ONS 15454 Backplane Pinouts (Release 3.3 or Earlier)
  • Page 22 Protection Operation on a Three-Node BLSR 19-64 Figure 20-1 Ether Ports on the ML-Series Card View Performance Window 20-11 Figure 20-2 POS Ports on the ML-Series Card View Performance Window 20-12 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxii December 2004...
  • Page 23 E-Series Card Alarm Profile 22-13 Figure 22-6 Select Node/Profile Combination For Delete Dialog Box 22-15 Figure 22-7 Alarm Filter Dialog Box General Tab 22-16 Figure 22-8 Alarm Filter Dialog Box Conditions Tab 22-17 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxiii December 2004...
  • Page 24: Cisco Ons 15454 Procedure Guide,

    Figures Figure 22-9 Tie-Down Bar 22-27 Figure 22-10 Creating RMON Thresholds 22-28 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxiv December 2004...
  • Page 25 T A B L E S Table 1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide Chapters xlvii Table 1-1 Pin Assignments for the AEP 1-15 Table 1-2 Alarm Input Pin Assignments 1-17 Table 1-3 Alarm Output Pin Assignments 1-18 Table 1-4 Standoffs Required for EIA Types...
  • Page 26 Table 20-13 Color Codes for Alarms and Condition Severities 20-86 Table 21-1 Circuit Protection Types 21-3 Table 21-2 Cisco ONS 15454 Circuit Status 21-3 Table 21-3 FC_MR-4 Card General Port Settings 21-16 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxvi December 2004...
  • Page 27 CTC Menu and Toolbar Options Table A-4 CTC Window Mouse Shortcuts Table A-5 Node View Card-Related Shortcuts A-10 Table A-6 Network Management Tasks in Network View A-10 Table A-7 Table Display Options A-11 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxvii December 2004...
  • Page 28 Tables Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxviii December 2004...
  • Page 29 NTP-A235 Set Up a CTC Computer for a Corporate LAN Connection to the ONS 15454 NTP-A236 Set Up a Remote Access Connection to the ONS 15454 NTP-A23 Log into the ONS 15454 GUI NTP-A24 Verify Card Installation Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxix December 2004...
  • Page 30 NTP-A172 Create a Logical Network Map 5-40 NTP-A127 Verify Network Turn Up NTP-A181 Create an Automatically Routed DS-1 Circuit NTP-A182 Create a Manually Routed DS-1 Circuit 6-11 NTP-A183 Create a Unidirectional DS-1 Circuit with Multiple Drops 6-14 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 31 NTP-A195 Document Card, Node, and Network Provisioning NTP-A196 View Alarms, History, Events, and Conditions NTP-A68 Delete Cleared Alarms from Display NTP-A69 View Alarm-Affected Circuits NTP-A70 View Alarm Counts on the LCD for a Node, Slot, or Port Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxi December 2004...
  • Page 32 NTP-A118 Modify Alarm Interface Controller-International Settings 11-4 NTP-A91 Upgrade DS-1 and DS-3 Protect Cards from 1:1 Protection to 1:N Protection 11-4 NTP-A315 Modify Port Settings and PM Parameter Thresholds for FC_MR-4 Cards 11-5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxii December 2004...
  • Page 33 NTP-A300 Viewing the Audit Trail Records 15-9 NTP-A214 Off-Load the Audit Trail Record 15-11 NTP-A306 Off-Load the Diagnostics File 15-12 NTP-A302 Initiate or Clear an External Switching Command 15-12 NTP-A112 Clean Fiber Connectors 15-13 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxiii December 2004...
  • Page 34 15-31 NTP-A162 Replace the UBIC-V EIA 15-33 NTP-A266 Edit Network Element Defaults 15-35 NTP-A165 Import Network Element Defaults 15-36 NTP-A166 Export Network Element Defaults 15-38 NTP-A114 Power Down the Node 16-1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxiv December 2004...
  • Page 35 DLP-A29 Route DS-1 and DS-3/EC-1 Twisted-Pair Cables 17-36 DLP-A30 Install Ferrites to Power Cabling 17-37 DLP-A31 Attach Ferrites to Wire-Wrap Pin Fields 17-38 DLP-A32 Inspect the Shelf Installation and Connections 17-39 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxv December 2004...
  • Page 36 17-82 DLP-A75 Create a New User on Multiple Nodes 17-83 DLP-A83 Provision Orderwire 17-84 DLP-A88 Optical 1+1 Protection Test 17-85 DLP-A89 Remap the K3 Byte 17-87 DLP-A91 BLSR Switch Test 17-87 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxvi December 2004...
  • Page 37 DLP-A155 Delete a Protection Group 18-23 DLP-A156 Delete a Section DCC Termination 18-23 DLP-A157 Change the Node Timing Source 18-24 DLP-A158 Change User Password and Security Level on a Single Node 18-25 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxvii December 2004...
  • Page 38 DLP-A206 Clean the Fiber Adapters 19-5 DLP-A207 Install Fiber-Optic Cables on the LGX Interface 19-5 DLP-A208 Change External Alarms Using the AIC-I Card 19-6 DLP-A209 Change External Controls Using the AIC-I Card 19-7 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxviii December 2004...
  • Page 39 19-43 DLP-A262 Filter the Display of Circuits 19-44 DLP-A263 Edit Path Protection Dual-Ring Interconnect Circuit Hold-Off Timer 19-45 DLP-A264 Provision a J1 Path Trace on Circuit Source and Destination Ports 19-46 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xxxix December 2004...
  • Page 40 DLP-A326 Change a BLSR Node ID 20-16 DLP-A327 Configure the CTC Alerts Dialog Box for Automatic Popup 20-16 DLP-A328 Create a Two-Fiber BLSR Using the BLSR Wizard 20-17 DLP-A329 Create a Two-Fiber BLSR Manually 20-18 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 41 20-55 DLP-A372 Delete a Node from a Specified Login Node Group 20-56 DLP-A373 Install a MiniBNC EIA 20-57 DLP-A374 Change a Section DCC Termination 20-60 DLP-A375 Change a Line DCC Termination 20-60 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 42 DLP-A435 Modify Backplane Port IP Settings 21-13 DLP-A436 Disable Node Security Mode 21-14 DLP-A437 Change a VCAT Member Service State 21-15 DLP-A438 Change General Port Settings for the FC_MR-4 Card 21-16 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xlii December 2004...
  • Page 43 DLP-A533 Create Ethernet RMON Alarm Thresholds 22-28 DLP-A553 Upgrade Low-Density Electrical Cards in a 1:N Configuration to High-Density Electrical Cards 22-34 DLP-A554 Upgrade Low-Density Electrical Cards in a 1:1 Configuration to High-Density Electrical Cards 22-37 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xliii December 2004...
  • Page 44 Tasks Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 xliv December 2004...
  • Page 45 The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 46 About this Guide Audience Audience To use this publication, you should be familiar with Cisco or equivalent optical transmission hardware and cabling, telecommunications hardware and cabling, electronic circuitry and wiring practices, and preferably have experience as a telecommunications technician. Document Organization The organization of the guide reflects Cisco’s recommended work flow for new installations.
  • Page 47 Chapter 3, “Connect the PC and Log into the Includes procedures to install the Cisco Transport GUI” Controller (CTC), set up a computer for different connection types, and log into the Cisco ONS 15454.
  • Page 48 About this Guide Document Organization Table 1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide Chapters (continued) Title Summary Chapter 8, “Monitor Performance” Includes procedures to change the performance monitoring (PM) display, monitor performance, and manage remote monitoring (RMON) thresholds. Chapter 9, “Manage Circuits”...
  • Page 49 Cisco ONS SONET TL1 Command Guide, R5.0—Provides a comprehensive list of TL1 commands • for the ONS 15454, ONS 15600, ONS 15327, and ONS 15310. Release Notes for the Cisco ONS 15454 Release 5.0—Provides caveats, closed issues, and new • feature and functionality information.
  • Page 50 Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the document. Means reader be careful. In this situation, the user might do something that could result in equipment Caution damage or loss of data. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 51 üblichen Verfahren zur Vorbeugung vor Unfällen vertraut. Suchen Sie mit der am Ende jeder Warnung angegebenen Anweisungsnummer nach der jeweiligen Übersetzung in den übersetzten Sicherheitshinweisen, die zusammen mit diesem Gerät ausgeliefert wurden. BEWAHREN SIE DIESE HINWEISE GUT AUF. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 52 Använd det nummer som finns i slutet av varje varning för att hitta dess översättning i de översatta säkerhetsvarningar som medföljer denna anordning. SPARA DESSA ANVISNINGAR Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 53 About this Guide Document Conventions Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 liii December 2004...
  • Page 54 Brug erklæringsnummeret efter hver advarsel for at finde oversættelsen i de oversatte advarsler, der fulgte med denne enhed. GEM DISSE ANVISNINGER Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 55 About this Guide Document Conventions Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 56 For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html...
  • Page 57: Before You Begin

    C H A P T E R Install the Shelf and Backplane Cable This chapter provides procedures for installing the Cisco ONS 15454. For a summary of the tools and equipment required for installation, see the “Required Tools and Equipment” section on page 1-2.
  • Page 58: Required Tools And Equipment

    Clear plastic rear cover (1) • External (bottom) brackets for the fan-tray air filter • Shelf accessory kit (53-2329-XX ) (optional) • Two mounting bars (700-19701-XX) – – Four 1-inch standoffs (50-1193-01) Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 59: Chapter 1 Install The Shelf And Backplane Cable

    #22 or #24 AWG (0.51 mm² or 0.64 mm²) ground wire (typically about two ft [61 cm] in length) 6-pair #29 AWG double-shielded cable • Tie wraps and/or lacing cord • Labels • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 60: Tools Needed

    Complete the “DLP-A2 Inspect the Shelf Assembly” task on page 17-2. Step 2 Continue with the “NTP-A2 Install the Shelf Assembly” procedure on page 1-5. Step 3 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 61: Ntp- A2 Install The Shelf Assembly

    The 10-Gbps-compatible shelf assembly (15454-SA-10G) and fan-tray assembly (15454-FTA3) are Note required with the ONS 15454 XC10G, OC-192, and OC-48 any slot (AS) cards. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 62: Ntp- A3 Open And Remove The Front Door

    As needed, complete the “DLP-A9 Remove the Front Door” task on page 17-9. Step 2 Continue with the “NTP-A4 Remove the Backplane Covers” procedure on page 1-7. Step 3 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 63: Ntp- A4 Remove The Backplane Covers

    This procedure describes how to install electrical interface assemblies (EIAs). Typically, an EIA panel is installed on the backplane during manufacturing, but EIA panels can be ordered separately. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for descriptions of the EIAs. Tools/Equipment #2 Phillips screwdriver...
  • Page 64 “NTP-A9 Install the Electrical Card Cables on the Note Backplane” procedure on page 1-21. Continue with the “NTP-A6 Install the Power and Ground” procedure on page 1-9. Step 7 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 65: Ntp- A6 Install The Power And Ground

    The ONS 15454 relies on the protective devices in the building installation to protect against short Warning circuit, overcurrent, and grounding faults. Ensure that the protective devices are properly rated to protect the system, and that they comply with national and local codes. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 March 2005...
  • Page 66: Ntp- A7 Install The Fan-tray Assembly

    Do not operate an ONS 15454 without a fan-tray air filter. A fan-tray air filter is mandatory in order to Caution comply with Telcordia GR-78-CORE, except for applications in an outside plant cabinet. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-10 March 2005...
  • Page 67 To verify that the tray has plugged into the backplane, look at the fan tray and listen to determine that Step 3 the fans are running. Figure 1-1 shows the location of the fan tray. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-11 March 2005...
  • Page 68: Figure 1-1 Installing The Fan-tray Assembly

    #2 Phillips screwdriver Medium slot-head screwdriver Small slot-head screwdriver Wire wrapper 6-pair #29 AWG double-shielded cable Standoffs (4) Prerequisite Procedures DLP-A10 Remove the Lower Backplane Cover, page 17-10 Required/As Needed As needed Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-12 March 2005...
  • Page 69 Replace Backplane Screws with Standoffs Longer Shorter Step 2 Attach the remaining two standoffs on either side of the backplane (Figure 1-3). Step 3 Position the AEP board over the standoffs. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-13 March 2005...
  • Page 70: Figure 1-3 Installing Standoffs And The Aep

    Plug the other end of the AEP cable into AEP connector port. The brown pin is on the top. Figure 1-4 AEP Wire-Wrap Connections to Backplane Pins White Orange Black Yellow BITS ENVIRONMENTAL ALARMS MODEM CRAFT LOCAL ALARMS IN/OUT FG10 FG11 FG12 Violet Green Brown Slate Blue Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-14 March 2005...
  • Page 71: Table 1-1 Pin Assignments For The Aep

    Complete the “DLP-A21 Install LAN Wires on the Backplane” task on page 17-26 as needed. LAN wires (or the LAN port on the TCC2/TCC2P) are necessary to create an external LAN connection. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-15 March 2005...
  • Page 72: Ntp- A120 Install An External Wire-wrap Panel To The Aep

    Onsite Security Level None Step 1 Position the lower cover over the AEP. Make sure that the AEP AMP Champ connectors protrude through the cutouts in the lower cover (Figure 1-5). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-16 March 2005...
  • Page 73: Figure 1-5 Installing The Aep Cover

    Table 1-2 Alarm Input Pin Assignments AMP Champ Pin Signal Name AMP Champ Pin Signal Name ALARM_IN_1– ALARM_IN_2– ALARM_IN_3– ALARM_IN_4– ALARM_IN_5– ALARM_IN_6– ALARM_IN_7– ALARM_IN_8– ALARM_IN_9– ALARM_IN_10– ALARM_IN_11– ALARM_IN_12– ALARM_IN_13– ALARM_IN_14– ALARM_IN_15– ALARM_IN_16– Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-17 March 2005...
  • Page 74: Table 1-3 Alarm Output Pin Assignments

    — NO_1 NO_2 — COM_2 COM_3 — NO_3 NO_4 — COM_4 COM_5 — NO_5 NO_6 — COM_6 COM_7 — NO_7 NO_8 — COM_8 COM_9 — NO_9 NO_10 — COM_10 COM_11 — Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-18 March 2005...
  • Page 75: Figure 1-6 Alarm Input Connector

    ALARM_IN_21- XREF=6 XREF=6 ALARM_IN_22- ALARM_IN_23- XREF=6 XREF=6 ALARM_IN_25- ALARM_IN_24- XREF=6 XREF=6 ALARM_IN_27- ALARM_IN_26- XREF=6 XREF=6 ALARM_IN_28- ALARM_IN_29- XREF=6 XREF=6 ALARM_IN_31- ALARM_IN_30- XREF=5 ALARM_IN_+ GND2 Figure 1-7 illustrates the alarm output connectors. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-19 March 2005...
  • Page 76: Figure 1-7 Alarm Output Connector

    Backplane” procedure on page 1-21. If you do not plan to install electrical cards, continue with the “NTP-A11 Install the Rear Cover” • procedure on page 1-22. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-20 March 2005...
  • Page 77: Ntp- A9 Install The Electrical Card Cables On The Backplane

    Always use the supplied ESD wristband when working with a powered ONS 15454. Plug the wristband Caution cable into the ESD jack located on the lower-right outside edge of the shelf assembly. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information about EIAs. Note Step 1 Complete the “DLP-A530 Install the Tie-Down Bar”...
  • Page 78: Ntp- A10 Route Electrical Cables

    You should assemble two extended standoffs for each side, for a total of four extended standoffs per shelf. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-22 March 2005...
  • Page 79: Table 1-4 Standoffs Required For Eia Types

    Figure 1-10 shows the mounting holes on the remaining EIA types (MiniBNC, SMB, etc.). You can identify the mounting holes on all EIAs by locating the REAR COVER BRACKET LOCATION designation. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-23 March 2005...
  • Page 80: Figure 1-8 Mounting Holes On The Ubic-v Eia

    Chapter 1 Install the Shelf and Backplane Cable NTP-A11 Install the Rear Cover Figure 1-8 Mounting Holes on the UBIC-V EIA B-side A-side mounting mounting holes holes Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-24 March 2005...
  • Page 81: Figure 1-9 Mounting Holes On The Ubic-h

    Chapter 1 Install the Shelf and Backplane Cable NTP-A11 Install the Rear Cover Figure 1-9 Mounting Holes on the UBIC-H B-side A-side mounting mounting holes holes Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-25 March 2005...
  • Page 82: Figure 1-10 Mounting Holes On The All Other Eia Types

    Use a 5/16-inch nutdriver to install the extended standoffs in the mounting holes. Step 4 Step 5 Locate the TOP designation on one of the mounting bars (700-19701-XX) and align the appropriate holes for your EIA with the extended standoffs (Figure 1-11). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-26 March 2005...
  • Page 83: Figure 1-11 Eia Labelling On The Mounting Bar

    Attach the rear cover (700-06029-XX) by hanging it from the mounting screws on the back of the Step 8 mounting bars and pulling it down until it fits firmly into place (Figure 1-12) or by using standoffs (Figure 1-13). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-27 March 2005...
  • Page 84: Figure 1-12 Installing The Rear Cover Onto The Mounting Bars

    Chapter 1 Install the Shelf and Backplane Cable NTP-A11 Install the Rear Cover Figure 1-12 Installing the Rear Cover Onto the Mounting Bars Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-28 March 2005...
  • Page 85: Ntp- A12 Install Ferrites

    “DLP-A31 Attach Ferrites to Wire-Wrap Pin Fields” task on page 17-38 as needed. Step 2 Continue with the “NTP-A13 Perform the Shelf Installation Acceptance Test” procedure on page 1-30. Step 3 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-29 March 2005...
  • Page 86: Table 1-5 Shelf Installation Task Summary

    17-39. Step 2 Step 3 Complete the “DLP-A33 Measure Voltage” task on page 17-39. Step 4 Continue with Chapter 2, “Install Cards and Fiber-Optic Cable.” Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 1-30 March 2005...
  • Page 87: Before You Begin

    The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 88: Ntp- A15 Install The Common Control Cards

    Step 4 Controller–International Card” task on page 17-47, as needed. If you install the wrong card in a slot, see the “NTP-A116 Remove and Replace a Card” Note procedure on page 2-17. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 May 2006...
  • Page 89: Table 2-1 Card And Slot Compatibility For The Xcvt Card

    The XC card is compatible with most cards but does not support features new to Release 5.0. Note See the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information about XC card compatibility. Table 2-1 Card and Slot Compatibility for the XCVT Card...
  • Page 90 2-2, X indicates that a card is supported in the slot. MS identifies Slots 1 through 4 and 14 through 17 (multispeed slot). HS identifices Slots 5, 6, 12, and 13 (high-speed slot). The XC10G card requires the ANSI shelf (5454-SA-ANSI) or the high-density shelf (15454-SA-HD). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 May 2006...
  • Page 91: Table 2-2 Card And Slot Compatibility For The Xc10g Card

    ML100-12 ML1000-2 OC3 IR 4/STM1 SH 1310 OC3IR/STM1SH 1310-8 OC12 IR STM4 SH 1310 OC12 LR/STM4 LH 1310 OC12 IR/STM4 SH 1310-4 OC12 LR/STM4 LH 1550 OC48 IR 1310 OC48 LR 1550 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 May 2006...
  • Page 92: Ntp- A16 Install The Oc-n Cards

    During this procedure, wear grounding wrist straps to avoid ESD damage to the card. Do not directly touch the backplane with your hand or any metal tool, or you could shock yourself. Statement 94 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 May 2006...
  • Page 93 Note During the boot process, an out-of-service (OOS) OC-N port will output a Line Alarm Indication Signal (AIS-L) to any in-service (IS) far-end receivers. See the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for further information about the AIS-L condition. If you installed XC or XCVT cards, review Table 2-1 on page 2-3 to determine card/slot compatibility.
  • Page 94: Ntp- A17 Install The Electrical Cards

    This procedure describes how to install electrical cards (DS-1, DS-3, DS3XM, and EC-1). Tools/Equipment Electrical cards Prerequisite Procedures NTP-A15 Install the Common Control Cards, page 2-2 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level None Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 May 2006...
  • Page 95 Install higher-capacity cards first; for example, install a DS-3 card before installing a DS-1 card. Let Note each card boot completely before installing the next card. If you are installing OC-N, TXP, or MXP cards, Cisco recommends that you install these before you Note install electrical cards, as applicable.
  • Page 96: Ntp- A246 Install Ethernet Cards And Connectors

    (for example, eye loupes, magnifiers, and microscopes) within a distance of 100 mm could pose an eye hazard. Statement 1056 Use of controls, adjustments, or performing procedures other than those specified may result in Warning hazardous radiation exposure. Statement 1057 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-10 May 2006...
  • Page 97: Ntp- A274 Install The Fc_mr-4 Cards

    If protective clips are installed on the backplane connectors of the cards, remove the clips before Note installing the cards. If you are installing OC-N, TXP, or MXP cards, Cisco recommends that you install these before you Note install Ethernet cards.
  • Page 98 The red FAIL LED turns on for 20 to 30 seconds. The ACT LED is amber for 3 to 5 seconds. • The red FAIL LED blinks for up to 2 minutes. The FAIL and ACT LEDs blink once and turn off for 1 to 5 seconds. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-12 May 2006...
  • Page 99: Ntp- A316 Install The Filler Cards

    Always use the supplied electrostatic discharge (ESD) wristband when working with a powered ONS Caution 15454. Plug the wristband cable into the ESD jack located on the lower right outside edge of the shelf assembly and ensure the shelf assembly is properly grounded. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-13 May 2006...
  • Page 100: Ntp- A247 Install Fiber-optic Cables On Oc-n Cards

    (labeled 1). The port does not have to be in service for the laser to be on. The laser is off when the safety key is off (labeled 0). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-14...
  • Page 101 –3 dBm +2 dBm –28 dBm –8 dBm OC12 LR/STM4 LH 1550 –3 dBm +2 dBm –28 dBm –8 dBm OC12 IR/STM4 SH 1310-4 –15 dBm –8 dBm –30 dBm –8 dBm Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-15 May 2006...
  • Page 102: Table 2-3 Oc-n Card Transmit And Receive Levels

    As needed, complete the “DLP-A45 Install the Fiber Boot” task on page 17-54. Step 7 Continue with the “NTP-A245 Route Fiber-Optic Cables” procedure on page 2-17. Step 8 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-16 May 2006...
  • Page 103: Ntp- A245 Route Fiber-optic Cables

    Step • • Complete the “DLP-A247 Change an OC-N Card” task on page 19-29 to delete a card and replace it with a different OC-N card while maintaining existing provisioning. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-17 May 2006...
  • Page 104 Attach one end of the ground strap terminal lug (72-3622-01) to the male stud on the inside of the door. Step 2 Attach and tighten the #6 Kepnut (49-0600-01) using the open-end wrench (Figure 2-1). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-18 May 2006...
  • Page 105: Figure 2-1 Installing The Door Ground Strap Retrofit Kit

    Step 4 Step 5 Using a Phillips screwdriver, insert and tighten the screws for the cable-routing channel. Figure 2-2 shows the shelf assembly with the front door and ground strap installed. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-19 May 2006...
  • Page 106 The ONS 15454 comes with a pinned hex key tool for locking and unlocking the front door. Turn Note the key counterclockwise to unlock the door and clockwise to lock it. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 2-20 May 2006...
  • Page 107 C H A P T E R Connect the PC and Log into the GUI This chapter explains how to connect PCs and workstations to the Cisco ONS 15454 and how to log into Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software, which is the ONS 15454 Operation, Administration, Maintenance and Provisioning (OAM&P) user interface.
  • Page 108 • • NTP-A236 Set Up a Remote Access Connection to the ONS 15454, page 3-5 Cisco recommends that you configure your browser to disable the caching of user IDs/passwords on Note computers used to access Cisco optical equipment. In Internet Explorer, choose Tools > Internet Options > Content. Click Auto Complete and uncheck the User names and passwords on forms option.
  • Page 109: Table 3-1 Ctc Computer Setup For Local Craft Connections To The Ons 15454

    Connect a straight-through (CAT-5) LAN cable from the PC or Solaris workstation NIC to one of the Step 2 following: RJ-45 (LAN) port on the active or standby TCC2/TCC2P card • RJ-45 (LAN) port on a hub or switch to which the ONS 15454 is physically connected • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 110: Ntp- A235 Set Up A Ctc Computer For A Corporate Lan Connection To The Ons 15454

    (WINS) be enabled, change the setting on the DNS Configuration or WINS Configuration tab of the TCP/IP dialog box. Connect a straight-through (CAT-5) LAN cable from the PC or Solaris workstation NIC card to a Step 2 corporate LAN port. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 111: Ntp- A236 Set Up A Remote Access Connection To The Ons 15454

    The IP address the modem assigns to the CTC computer must be on the same subnet as the modem and the ONS 15454. Note For assistance on provisioning specific modems, contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC). See the “Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines” section on page lvi for more information.
  • Page 112: Figure 17-27 Login Node Group

    “DLP-A372 Delete a Node from a Specified Login Node Group” task on Step 5 page 20-56. As needed, complete the “DLP-A327 Configure the CTC Alerts Dialog Box for Automatic Popup” task Step 6 on page 20-16. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 113: Before You Begin

    C H A P T E R Turn Up Node This chapter explains how to provision a single Cisco ONS 15454 node and turn it up for service, including assigning a node name, date and time, timing references, network attributes such as IP address and default router, users and user security, and card protection groups.
  • Page 114: Chapter 4 Turn Up Node

    Repeat the “DLP-A37 Install the XCVT or XC10G Cards” task on page 17-45, or refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide to resolve installation problems before proceeding to Step If your site plan requires an Alarm Interface Controller (AIC) or Alarm Interface...
  • Page 115 “DLP-A469 Install GBIC or SFP Connectors” task on page 21-24. For more information about TXP and MXP cards, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 DWDM Installation and Operations Guide. If Fibre Channel cards (FC-MR-4) are installed, verify one of the following:...
  • Page 116: Ntp- A30 Create Users And Assign Security

    “DLP-A60 Log into CTC” task on page 17-66 for the node you will turn up. If you are Step 1 already logged in, continue with Step 2. Click the Provisioning > General tabs. Step 2 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 117 19-30), external ONS 15454s must reference the gateway ONS 15454 for NTP/SNTP timing. For more information about the ONS 15454 gateway settings, refer to the “CTC Network Connectivity” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. If you reference another ONS 15454 for the NTP/SNTP server, make sure the second ONS 15454...
  • Page 118: Ntp- A261 Set Power Monitor Thresholds

    To change the low battery voltage threshold in 0.5 VDC increments, choose a voltage from the Step 4 LWBATVGVdc drop-down list. To change the high battery voltage threshold in 0.5 VDC increments, choose a voltage from the Step 5 HIBATVGVdc drop-down list. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 119: Ntp- A169 Set Up Ctc Network Access

    “DLP-A65 Create a Static Route” task on page 17-73. Refer to Step 4 the “CTC Network Connectivity” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for further information about static routes. Step 5 If the ONS 15454 is connected to a LAN or WAN that uses OSPF and you want to share routing information between the LAN/WAN and the ONS network, complete the “DLP-A250 Set Up or Change...
  • Page 120: Figure 4-1 Nodes Behind A Firewall

    CTC computer and ONS 15454 behind firewalls. For the computer to access the ONS 15454, you must provision the IIOP port on the CTC computer and on the ONS 15454. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 121: Figure 4-2 Ctc Computer And Ons 15454s Residing Behind Firewalls

    Up Internal Timing” task on page 17-77. This task can only provide Stratum 3 timing. Note For information about SONET timing, refer to the “Security and Timing” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual or Telcordia GR-253-CORE. Stop. You have completed this procedure.
  • Page 122: Table 4-1 Protection Types

    DLP-A34 Create an Optimized 1+1 Protection Group, page 17-40 • Note To create Y-cable protection groups for TXP and MXP cards, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 DWDM Installation and Operations Guide. Table 4-1 describes the protection types available on the ONS 15454.
  • Page 123 Port 1 can only protect TXP_MR_10E Port 1, Port 2 can only protect Port 2, etc. For more information, MXP_2.5G_10E see the Cisco ONS 15454 DWDM Installation and Operations Guide. MXP_MR_2.5G Splitter TXPP_MR_2.5G...
  • Page 124 Community—Type the SNMP community name. For a description of SNMP community names, • refer to the “SNMP” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. The community name is a form of authentication and access control. The community name Note assigned to the ONS 15454 is case-sensitive and must match the community name of the network management system (NMS).
  • Page 125 The ONS firewall proxy feature only operates on nodes running Software Release 4.6 or later. Note Using this feature effectively breaches the ONS firewall to exchange management information. For more information about the SNMP proxy feature, refer to the “SNMP” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Click Apply.
  • Page 126 Chapter 4 Turn Up Node NTP-A256 Set Up SNMP Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 4-14 December 2004...
  • Page 127 The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 128: Chapter 5 Turn Up Network

    Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If alarms appear, investigate and resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for procedures. Verify that the SW Version and Defaults shown in the node view status area match the software version Step 3 and NE defaults shown in your site plan.
  • Page 129: Before You Begin

    If the node defaults are not correct, import the network element defaults. Refer to the “Network • Element Defaults” appendix in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Click the Provisioning > General tabs. Verify that all general node information settings match the Step 4 settings of your site plan.
  • Page 130: Ntp- A124 Provision A Point-to-point Network

    The node Step 1 (default) view appears. If you are already logged in, continue with Step 2. From the View menu, choose Go to Network View. Step 2 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 131 Click the Conditions tab. Step 4 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the condition information.
  • Page 132: Figure

    19-17 as necessary. Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the alarms information.
  • Page 133: Figure 5-1 Linear Adm Configuration

    4-9. If a node is using line timing, use its working OC-N card as the timing source. Step 10 Complete the “NTP-A174 Linear ADM Network Acceptance Test” procedure on page 5-8. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 134 Click the Conditions tab. Step 4 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 135: Ntp- A174 Linear Adm Network Acceptance Test

    Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Delete the test circuit. See the “DLP-A333 Delete Circuits” task on page 20-21.
  • Page 136: Figure 5-2 Four-node, Two-fiber Blsr Fiber Connection Example

    Figure 5-3. Verify that the working and protect card connections are not mixed. The working cards are the cards where you will provision the DCC terminations. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-10 December 2004...
  • Page 137: Figure 5-3 Four-node, Four-fiber Blsr Fiber Connection Example

    If a BLSR span passes through third-party equipment that cannot transparently transport the K3 byte, Step 9 complete the “DLP-A89 Remap the K3 Byte” task on page 17-87. This task is not necessary for most users. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-11 December 2004...
  • Page 138 BLSR manually at each node that will be in the BLSR. Complete the “NTP-A175 Two-Fiber BLSR Acceptance Test” procedure on page 5-13 or the Step 3 “NTP-A176 Four-Fiber BLSR Acceptance Test” procedure on page 5-15. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-12 December 2004...
  • Page 139: Ntp- A126 Create A Blsr

    Click the Conditions tab. Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 140: Ntp- A175 Two-fiber Blsr Acceptance Test

    After all tests are successfully completed and no alarms exist in the network, the network is ready for service application. Continue with Chapter 6, “Create Circuits and VT Tunnels.” Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-14 December 2004...
  • Page 141 Click the Conditions tab. Step 4 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 142: Ntp- A176 Four-fiber Blsr Acceptance Test

    After you test the entire ring, remove any loopbacks and test sets from the nodes. Step 22 Click the Alarms tab. Step 23 Verify that the alarm filter is not on. See the “DLP-A227 Disable Alarm Filtering” task on page 19-17 as necessary. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-16 December 2004...
  • Page 143 NTP-A178 Provision a Traditional BLSR Dual-Ring Interconnect Verify that no unexplained alarms appear. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the alarm information.
  • Page 144: Figure 5-4 Traditional Two-fiber Blsr Dri Fiber Connection Example

    Slot 1 Slot 5 Slot 12 Node 5 Node 6 West East West East Slot 5 Slot 12 Slot 5 Slot 12 Node 8 Node 7 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-18 December 2004...
  • Page 145: Ntp- A179 Provision An Integrated Blsr Dual-ring Interconnect

    The OC-N cards that will connect the BLSRs must be installed at the two interconnect nodes. • The two interconnect nodes must have the correct fiber connections. Figure 5-5 shows an example • of an integrated two-fiber BLSR DRI configuration. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-19 December 2004...
  • Page 146: Figure 5-5 Integrated Two-fiber Blsr Dri Example

    Path protection is the default ONS 15454 topology. It is available as soon as you install the path Note protection OC-N cards, connect the OC-N fibers, and create the DCC terminations. Unlike the BLSRs, ONS 15454 path protection configurations do not require explicit setup. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-20 December 2004...
  • Page 147: Figure 5-6 Path Protection Fiber Connection Example

    As needed, complete the “DLP-A367 Create a Provisionable Patchcord” task on page 20-51. Step 7 Step 8 Complete the “NTP-A177 Path Protection Acceptance Test” procedure on page 5-22. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-21 December 2004...
  • Page 148 Click the Conditions tab. Step 4 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 149: Ntp- A177 Path Protection Acceptance Test

    Click the Conditions tab. Step 23 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-23...
  • Page 150 The OC-N cards that will connect the path protection configurations must be installed at the interconnect nodes. The OC-N cards in the path protection nodes and the interconnect nodes must be the same type. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-24 December 2004...
  • Page 151: Figure 5-7 Traditional Path Protection Dri Fiber Connection Example

    Slot 12 Slot 13 Slot 5 Slot 6 Slot 12 Node 5 Node 6 Slot 5 Slot 12 Slot 5 Slot 12 Node 7 Node 8 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-25 December 2004...
  • Page 152: Ntp- A217 Provision An Integrated Path Protection Dual-ring Interconnect

    The interconnect nodes must have the correct fiber connections. An example is shown in Figure 5-8. • This example shows a path protection DRI with two rings. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-26 December 2004...
  • Page 153: Integrated Path Protection Dri Example

    DRI topology. DRIs interconnect ring topologies to provide an additional level of protection. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures NTP-A35 Verify Node Turn-Up, page 5-2 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level Provisioning and higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-27 December 2004...
  • Page 154: Ntp- A180 Provision A Traditional Blsr/path Protection Dual-ring Interconnect

    The OC-N cards in the path protection nodes and the interconnect nodes must be the same type. The interconnect nodes must have fiber connections. An example is shown in Figure 5-9. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-28 December 2004...
  • Page 155: Traditional Blsr To Path Protection Dri Fiber Connection Example

    Slot 6 Slot 12 Node 5 Node 6 Ring West East West East Slot 5 Slot 12 Slot 5 Slot 12 Node 8 Node 7 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-29 December 2004...
  • Page 156: Ntp- A209 Provision An Integrated Blsr/path Protection Dual-ring Interconnect

    The OC-N cards in the path protection nodes and the interconnect nodes must be the same type. • The interconnect nodes must have the correct fiber connections. An example is shown in Figure 5-10. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-30 December 2004...
  • Page 157: Figure 5-10 Integrated Blsr To Path Protection Dri Example

    ONS 15454 network to another ONS 15454 network through the third-party network. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures NTP-A35 Verify Node Turn-Up, page 5-2 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level Provisioning and higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-31 December 2004...
  • Page 158: Ntp- A224 Provision An Open-ended Path Protection

    ONS 15454 Step 4 cards/ports that are connected to another ONS 15454. (Alternatively, if additional bandwidth is needed for CTC management, complete the“DLP-A378 Provision Line DCC Terminations” task on Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-32 December 2004...
  • Page 159 19-17 as necessary. Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the alarm information.
  • Page 160: Ntp- A225 Open-ended Path Protection Acceptance Test

    Click the Conditions tab. Step 4 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 161 In network view, click the Conditions tab. Step 25 Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained conditions appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Complete the “DLP-A516 Export CTC Data” task on page 22-6 to export the conditions information.
  • Page 162: Figure 5-12 Path Protection Subtended From A Blsr

    OC-N card Step 4 that will carry the path protection. Alternatively, if additional bandwidth is needed for CTC management, complete the“DLP-A378 Provision Line DCC Terminations” task on page 20-62. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-36 December 2004...
  • Page 163: Ntp- A47 Subtend A Blsr From A Path Protection

    5-12. Include the node in Step 3 (the node that will subtend the BLSR) in the BLSR. Step 6 From the View menu, choose Go to the Network View to see the subtending ring. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-37 December 2004...
  • Page 164 Nodes 4, 5, 6, and 7 and represents the subtending ring added by this procedure. Two BLSR rings, Ring 1 and Ring 2, are provisioned on Node 4. Ring 1 uses cards in Slots 5 and 12, and Ring 2 uses cards in Slots 6 and 13. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-38 December 2004...
  • Page 165: Figure 5-13 Blsr Subtended From A Blsr

    BLSR. For example, the same node can be Node 4 in BLSR 1 and Node 2 in BLSR 2. From the View menu, choose Go to Network View to see the subtending ring. Step 8 Figure 5-14 shows an example of two subtending BLSRs. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-39 December 2004...
  • Page 166: Subtended Blsrs On The Network Map

    Superusers can save new network map configurations. To restore the view to a previously saved version of the network map, right-click on the network view map and choose Reset Node Position. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-40 December 2004...
  • Page 167: Ntp- A172 Create A Logical Network Map

    Chapter 5 Turn Up Network NTP-A172 Create a Logical Network Map Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-41 December 2004...
  • Page 168 Chapter 5 Turn Up Network NTP-A172 Create a Logical Network Map Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 5-42 December 2004...
  • Page 169 The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 170: Chapter 6 Create Circuit And Vt Tunnel

    NTP-A265 Create a Manually Routed VCAT Circuit, page 6-90—Complete as needed. NTP-A167 Create an STS Test Circuit around the Ring, page 6-93—Complete as needed. Table 6-1 defines ONS 15454 circuit creation terms and options. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 August 2005...
  • Page 171 The circuit source is where the circuit enters the ONS 15454 network. Destination The circuit destination is where the circuit exits an ONS 15454 network. Automatic Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) routes the circuit automatically on the shortest circuit routing available path based on routing parameters and bandwidth availability. Manual circuit...
  • Page 172 This procedure verifies that the ONS 15454 network is ready for circuit provisioning. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures Chapter 5, “Turn Up Network” Required/As Needed Required Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 August 2005...
  • Page 173: Ntp- A127 Verify Network Turn Up

    Click the Alarms tab to view alarm descriptions. Investigate and resolve, if necessary, all critical (red Step 5 node icon) or major (orange node icon) alarms. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide to resolve alarms before continuing. From the View menu, choose Go to Home View. Verify that the node is provisioned according to your...
  • Page 174 From the View menu, choose Go to Network View. Step 3 Click the Circuits tab, then click Create. Step 4 In the Circuit Creation dialog box, complete the following fields: Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 August 2005...
  • Page 175 19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 176: Figure 6-1 Setting Circuit Attributes For A Ds-1 Circuit

    Review Route Before Creation—Check this check box if you want to review and edit the circuit • route before the circuit is created. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 August 2005...
  • Page 177: Figure 6-2 Setting Circuit Routing Preferences For A Ds-1 Circuit

    If you selected Using Required Nodes/Spans in Step 11, complete the following substeps. If not, Step 15 continue with Step Click Next. In the Circuit Route Constraints area, click a node or span on the circuit map. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 August 2005...
  • Page 178 ONS 15454s without consuming cross-connect card resources. VT tunnels can carry 28 VT1.5 circuits. In general, creating VT tunnels is a good idea if you are creating many VT circuits from the same source and destination. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information.
  • Page 179 If you leave the field blank, CTC assigns a default name to the circuit. Size—VT1.5 is the default. You cannot change it. • Bidirectional—Leave checked for this circuit (default). • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-11 August 2005...
  • Page 180: Ntp- A182 Create A Manually Routed Ds-1 Circuit

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 181 ONS 15454s without consuming cross-connect card resources. VT tunnels can carry 28 VT1.5 circuits. In general, creating VT tunnels is a good idea if you are creating many VT circuits from the same source and destination. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information.
  • Page 182 Create cross-connects only (TL1-like)—Check this box if you want to create one or more • cross-connects to complete a signal path for TL1-generated circuits. Also, VT tunnels and Ethergroup sources and destinations are unavailable. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-14 August 2005...
  • Page 183: Ntp- A183 Create A Unidirectional Ds-1 Circuit With Multiple Drops

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in the State field to the circuit source and destination ports.
  • Page 184 ONS 15454s without consuming cross-connect card resources. VT tunnels can carry 28 VT1.5 circuits. In general, creating VT tunnels is a good idea if you are creating many VT circuits from the same source and destination. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information.
  • Page 185 Check Apply to drop ports if you want to apply the state chosen in the Target Circuit Admin State to the circuit source and destination drops. For the requirements necessary to apply a service state to drop ports, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Click Finish. The new drop appears in the Drops list.
  • Page 186 Size—Choose STS-1. For circuits on the DS3i-N-12 card, choose STS-3c. This sets a port group for • ports 1, 4, 7, and 10 using 3 ports at any given time. Bidirectional—Leave checked for this circuit (default). • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-18 August 2005...
  • Page 187: Ntp- A184 Create An Automatically Routed Ds-3 Circuit

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 188: Figure 6-4 Setting Circuit Attributes For A Ds-3 Circuit

    Review Route Before Creation—Check this check box to review and edit the circuit route before the • circuit is created. VT-DS3 Mapped Conversion—Check this check box to create a circuit using the portless • transmultiplexing interface of the DS3XM-12 card. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-20 August 2005...
  • Page 189: Figure 6-5 Setting Circuit Routing Preferences For A Ds-3 Circuit

    11, complete the following substeps; otherwise, Step 15 continue with Step Click Next. In the Conversion Circuit Route Constraints area, complete the following: • Node—Choose a node with a DS3XM-12 card installed. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-21 August 2005...
  • Page 190 In the Circuits window, verify that the circuits you just created appear in the circuits list. Step 19 Complete the “NTP-A135 Test Electrical Circuits” procedure on page 6-36. Skip this step if you built a Step 20 test circuit. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-22 August 2005...
  • Page 191 IS,AINS—Puts the circuit cross-connects in the OOS-AU,AINS service state and suppresses – alarms and conditions. When the connections receive a valid signal, the service state automatically changes to IS-NR. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-23 August 2005...
  • Page 192: Ntp- A185 Create A Manually Routed Ds-3 Circuit

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 193 In the Circuit Creation dialog box, complete the following fields: Step 5 Circuit Type—Choose STS. • Number of Circuits—Leave the default unchanged (1). • Auto-ranged—Unavailable when the Number of Circuits field is 1. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-25 August 2005...
  • Page 194: Ntp- A186 Create A Unidirectional Ds-3 Circuit With Multiple Drops

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in the State field to the circuit source and destination ports.
  • Page 195: Figure 6-6 Setting Circuit Attributes For A Unidirectional Ds-3 Circuit

    Link Diversity Only—Specifies that only fiber-diverse primary and alternate paths for path • protection portions of the complete circuit path are needed. The paths might be node-diverse, but CTC does not check for node diversity. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-27 August 2005...
  • Page 196 Check Apply to drop ports if you want to apply the state chosen in the Target Circuit Admin State to the circuit source and destination drops. For the requirements necessary to apply a service state to drop ports, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Click Finish. The new drop appears in the Drops list.
  • Page 197 VT tunnels can carry 28 VT1.5 circuits. In general, creating VT tunnels is a good idea if you are creating many VT circuits from the same source and destination. Refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information. Complete the “DLP-A60 Log into CTC”...
  • Page 198: Figure 6-7 Setting Attributes For A Vt Tunnel

    A VT tunnel automatically transitions into the IS service state after a VT circuit is created. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Unavailable for VT tunnels.
  • Page 199 VT tunnels can carry 28 VT1.5 circuits. In general, creating VT tunnels is a good idea if you are creating many VT circuits from the same source and destination. Refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for more information. Complete the “DLP-A60 Log into CTC”...
  • Page 200: Ntp- A134 Create A Manually Routed Vt Tunnel

    A VT tunnel automatically transitions into the IS service state after a VT circuit is created. Note For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Unavailable for VT tunnels. •...
  • Page 201 If you leave the field blank, CTC assigns a default name to the VAP. Size—Unavailable for VAPs. • Bidirectional—Unavailable for VAPs. • State—Choose the administrative state to apply to all of the cross-connects in a circuit: • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-33 August 2005...
  • Page 202: Figure 6-8 Setting Attributes For A Vt Aggregation Point

    A VAP automatically transitions into the IS service state after a VT circuit is created. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Uncheck this box.
  • Page 203 Include to include the span or Remove to remove the span. If the provisioned tunnel does not reflect the routing and configuration you want, click Back to verify and change tunnel information. Click Finish. The Circuits window appears. Step 17 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-35 August 2005...
  • Page 204 From the circuit source port Line Length drop-down list, choose the line length for the distance (in feet) between the DSX (if used) or circuit termination point and the source ONS 15454. Click Apply. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-36 August 2005...
  • Page 205: Ntp- A135 Test Electrical Circuits

    After the BERT is complete, print the results or save them to a disk for future reference. For information Step 15 about printing or saving test results, see your test set user guide. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-37 August 2005...
  • Page 206 TL1-generated circuits. Also, VT tunnels and Ethergroup sources and destinations are unavailable. • State—Choose the administrative state to apply to all of the cross-connects in a circuit: Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-38 August 2005...
  • Page 207: Figure 6-9 Setting Circuit Attributes For An Oc-n Circuit

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 208: Figure 6-10 Setting Circuit Routing Preferences For An Oc-n Circuit

    Nodal Diversity Desired—Specifies that node diversity is preferred, but if node diversity is not • possible, CTC creates fiber-diverse paths for the path protection portion of the complete circuit path. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-40 August 2005...
  • Page 209 In the Ring and Path Options area, complete the following: The first ring is—Choose UPSR or BLSR from the drop-down list. • The second ring is—Choose UPSR or BLSR from the drop-down list. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-41 August 2005...
  • Page 210: Figure 6-11 Selecting Blsr Dri Primary And Secondary Node Assignments

    Set the new source or destination for the remaining circuits, then click Finish to continue auto-ranging. After completing the circuits, the Circuits window appears. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-42 August 2005...
  • Page 211 If you leave the field blank, CTC assigns a default name to the circuit. Size—Choose the OC-N circuit size. Choices are STS-1, STS-3c, STS-6c, STS-9c, STS-12c, • STS-18c, STS-24c, STS-36c, STS-48c, or STS-192c. Bidirectional—Leave checked for this circuit (default). • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-43 August 2005...
  • Page 212: Ntp- A295 Create A Manually Routed Oc-n Circuit

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 213 Required Nodes/Lines lists and click the Up or Down buttons to change the circuit routing order. Click Remove to remove a node or span. Click the Included Spans tab, and continue with Step Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-45 August 2005...
  • Page 214: Figure 6-12 Selecting Blsr Dri Primary And Secondary Node Assignments (manual Routing)

    Click the Circuits tab, then click Create. Step 4 Step 5 In the Circuit Creation dialog box, complete the following fields: • Circuit Type—Choose STS. Number of Circuits—Leave the default unchanged (1). • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-46 August 2005...
  • Page 215: Ntp- A314 Create A Unidirectional Oc-n Circuit With Multiple Drops

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in the State field to the circuit source and destination ports.
  • Page 216: Figure 6-13 Setting Circuit Attributes For A Unidirectional Oc-n Circuit

    Link Diversity Only—Specifies that only fiber-diverse primary and alternate paths for path protection portions of the complete circuit path are needed. The paths might be node-diverse, but CTC does not check for node diversity. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-48 August 2005...
  • Page 217 Required Nodes/Lines lists and click the Up or Down buttons to change the circuit routing order. Click Remove to remove a node or span. Click the Included Spans tab, and continue with Step Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-49 August 2005...
  • Page 218: Ntp- A62 Test Oc-n Circuits

    Check Apply to drop ports if you want to apply the state chosen in the Target Circuit Admin State to the circuit source and destination drops. For the requirements necessary to apply a service state to drop ports, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Click Finish. The new drop appears in the Drops list.
  • Page 219 OC-12c. If you are testing a multiplexed OC-12, configure the test set for a multiplexed OC-12 and choose the DS-3 and/or DS-1 you will test. For information about configuring your test set, consult your test set user guide. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-51 August 2005...
  • Page 220 “DLP-A314 Assign a Name to a Port” task on page 20-8. If not, continue with Step Step 3 From the View menu, choose Go to Network View. Step 4 Click the Circuits tab, then click Create. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-52 August 2005...
  • Page 221: Ntp- A139 Create A Half Circuit On A Blsr Or 1+1 Node

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in the State field to the circuit source and destination ports.
  • Page 222 Number of Circuits—Enter the number of circuits you want to create. The default is 1. • Auto-ranged—Uncheck this check box; it is automatically selected if you enter more than 1 in the Number of Circuits field. Step 6 Click Next. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-54 August 2005...
  • Page 223: Ntp- A140 Create A Half Circuit On A Path Protection Node

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 224 “DLP-A220 Provision E-Series Ethernet Ports” task on Step 5 page 19-13. Step 6 From the View menu, choose Go to Network View. Click the Circuits tab, then click Create. Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-56 August 2005...
  • Page 225: Ntp- A191 Create An E-series Etherswitch Circuit (multicard Or Single-card Mode)

    From the Slot drop-down list, choose one of the following: If you are building a multicard EtherSwitch circuit, choose Ethergroup. • If you are building a single-card EtherSwitch circuit, choose the Ethernet card where you • enabled the single-card EtherSwitch. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-57 August 2005...
  • Page 226 VLAN sets of existing circuits with different spanning-tree instances, the VLAN assignment fails. Cisco recommends that you plan VLAN assignments so that circuits with larger VLAN sets and a higher chance of overlap are added first. This means that if a circuit with an overlapping VLAN set is added, it collapses into the same spanning tree.
  • Page 227 Click the Circuits tab and click Create. Step 5 In the Create Circuits dialog box, complete the following fields: Step 6 Circuit Type—Choose STS. • Number of Circuits—Leave the default unchanged (1). • Auto-ranged—Unavailable. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-59 August 2005...
  • Page 228: Ntp- A192 Create A Circuit For An E-series Card In Port-mapped Mode

    For the requirements necessary to apply a service state to drop ports, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Loss of signal alarms are generated if ports in the IS-NR service state are not receiving Note signals.
  • Page 229 If a high number of VLANs is already used by the network, complete the “DLP-A99 Determine Step 2 Available VLANs” task on page 17-99 to verify that sufficient VLAN capacity is available. (You will create a VLAN during each circuit creation task.) Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-61 August 2005...
  • Page 230: Ntp- A142 Create An E-series Shared Packet Ring Ethernet Circuit

    Step 16 with Step 17. If you need to create a new VLAN, complete the following steps: Click the New VLAN button. In the Define New VLAN dialog box, complete the following: Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-62 August 2005...
  • Page 231 “DLP-A221 Provision E-Series Ethernet Ports for VLAN Membership” task on Step 29 page 19-14 for each node that carries the circuit. Complete the “NTP-A146 Test E-Series Circuits” procedure on page 6-72. Step 30 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-63 August 2005...
  • Page 232 If you leave the field blank, CTC assigns a default name to the circuit. • Size—Choose the circuit size. • Bidirectional—Leave the default unchanged (checked). • Create cross-connects only (TL1-like)—Uncheck this box; it does not apply to Ethernet circuits. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-64 August 2005...
  • Page 233: Ntp- A143 Create An E-series Hub-and-spoke Ethernet Configuration

    Click Next. Step 19 In the left pane of the Circuit Routing Preferences panel, confirm that the following information is Step 20 correct: Circuit name • Circuit type • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-65 August 2005...
  • Page 234 If a high number of VLANs is already used by the network, complete the “DLP-A99 Determine Step 3 Available VLANs” task on page 17-99 to verify that sufficient VLAN capacity is available. (You will create a VLAN during each circuit creation task.) Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-66 August 2005...
  • Page 235: Ntp- A144 Create An E-series Single-card Etherswitch Manual Cross-connect

    18. If you need to create a new VLAN, complete the following steps: Click the New VLAN button. In the Define New VLAN dialog box, complete the following: VLAN Name—Assign an easily identifiable name to your VLAN. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-67 August 2005...
  • Page 236 Complete the “DLP-A221 Provision E-Series Ethernet Ports for VLAN Membership” task on Step 24 page 19-14 for each node that carries the circuit. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-68 August 2005...
  • Page 237 Size—Choose the size of the circuit that will be carried by the cross-connect. For multicard • EtherSwitch circuits, the available sizes are STS-1, STS-3c, and STS-6c. Bidirectional—Leave checked (default). • Create cross-connects only (TL1-like)—Uncheck this box. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-69 August 2005...
  • Page 238: Ntp- A145 Create An E-series Multicard Etherswitch Manual Cross-connect

    If the information is not correct, click the Back button and repeat Steps through with the correct Step 20 information. If the information is correct, check Route Automatically. Click Finish. Step 21 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-70 August 2005...
  • Page 239: Ntp- A146 Test E-series Circuits

    Ethernet circuits might have a circuit-size mismatch. For example, a circuit size of STS-3c was configured on the first ONS 15454 and circuit size of STS-12c was configured on the second ONS 15454. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if the alarm persists. Step 32 Complete the “NTP-A146 Test E-Series Circuits”...
  • Page 240 At the destination node, connect the Ethernet test set to the destination port and configure the test set to Step 7 send and receive the appropriate Ethernet traffic. At this point, you are not able to send and receive Ethernet traffic. Note Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-72 August 2005...
  • Page 241 Step 5 In the Create Circuits dialog box, complete the following fields: Step 6 Circuit Type—Choose STS. • • Number of Circuits—Leave the default unchanged (1). Auto-ranged—Unavailable. • Click Next. Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-73 August 2005...
  • Page 242: Ntp- A147 Create A G-series Sts Circuit

    STS-9c, STS-12c, STS-24c, and STS-48c. Restrictions apply to provisioning multiple circuits on a G-Series card when one of the Note circuit sizes provisioned is STS-24c. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual for complete information. Bidirectional—Leave the default unchanged (checked).
  • Page 243 To change the capacity of a G-Series circuit, you must delete the original circuit and reprovision Note a new larger circuit. Complete the “NTP-A149 Test G-Series Circuits” procedure on page 6-81. Step 19 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-75 August 2005...
  • Page 244 G-Series circuit are STS-1, STS-3c, STS-6c, STS-9c, STS-12c, STS-24c, and STS-48c. For an E-Series card in port-mapped mode, valid sizes are STS-1, STS-3c, STS-6c, and STS-12c. Bidirectional—Leave the default unchanged (checked). • Create cross-connects only (TL1-like)—Uncheck this box. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-76 August 2005...
  • Page 245: Ntp- A148 Create A Manual Cross-connect For A G-series Or E-series Card In Port-mapped Mode

    If the information is correct, check Route Automatically. Click Finish. Step 17 Complete the “NTP-A149 Test G-Series Circuits” procedure on page 6-81. Step 18 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-77 August 2005...
  • Page 246: Two-port Bidirectional Transponder Mode

    In the TXP Mode column, choose TX/RX from the drop-down list. Click Apply. The ports in the card view have arrows and a connecting line between the back of the ports. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-78 August 2005...
  • Page 247: Ntp- A241 Provision G-series Ports For Transponder Mode (tx Mode)

    In the TXP Mode column, choose TX/RX from the drop-down list. Click Apply. In card view, the desired port has arrows and a curved line on the back of the port. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-79 August 2005...
  • Page 248: Figure 6-15 One-port Bidirectional Transponder Mode

    Port with Port A and TXP Mode with TX Only. Click the Port B row and uncheck Auto Negotiation. Click Apply. The ports on the CTC card level view display arrows and a line between the back of the ports. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-80 August 2005...
  • Page 249: Ntp- A149 Test G-series Circuits

    “DLP-A230 Change a Circuit Service State” task on page 19-19 to change the circuit and circuit ports to the OOS-MA,MT service state. Step 3 On the shelf graphic, double-click the circuit source card. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-81 August 2005...
  • Page 250 This task provisions CE-100T-8 Ethernet ports to carry traffic. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures DLP-A60 Log into CTC, page 17-66 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-82 August 2005...
  • Page 251: Ntp- A304 Provision Ce-100t-8 Ethernet Ports

    If traffic is tagged with both CoS and IP ToS, then the CoS value is used, unless the CoS value Note is 7. Click Apply. Step 5 Refresh the Ethernet statistics: Step 6 Click the Performance > POS Ports > Statistics tabs. Click Refresh. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-83 August 2005...
  • Page 252: Ntp- A305 Provision Ce-100t-8 Pos Ports

    For more details on the interoperabilty of ONS Ethernet cards, including information on Note encapsulation, framing and CRC, refer to the “POS on ONS Ethernet Cards” chapter of the Ethernet Card Software Feature and Configuration Guide for the Cisco ONS 15454, Cisco ONS 15454 SDH, and Cisco ONS 15327. Note The CE-100T-8 uses LEX encapsulation, which is the primary POS encapsulation used in ONS Ethernet cards.
  • Page 253: Ntp- A194 Create Overhead Circuits

    “DLP-A83 Provision Orderwire” task on page 17-84. Step 5 Step 6 As needed, complete the “DLP-A212 Create a User Data Channel Circuit” task on page 19-8. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-85 August 2005...
  • Page 254 “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Num. of members—Choose the number of members. For information about the number of members • supported for each card, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0...
  • Page 255: Figure 6-17 Setting Vcat Circuit Attributes

    LCAS temporarily removes the failed member from the VCAT circuit. The remaining members carry the traffic until the failure clears. Cisco recommends using LCAS for CE-T100-8 cards that do not need to interoperate with Note the ML-Series cards.
  • Page 256: Figure 6-18 Automatically Routing A Vcat Circuit

    Fully Protected—Routes the circuit on a protected path. – Unprotected—Creates an unprotected circuit. PCA—Routes the member on a BLSR protection channel. – DRI—(Split routing only.) Routes the member on a dual ring interconnect circuit. – Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-88 August 2005...
  • Page 257: Vcat Circuit Route Constraints

    Step In the Route Review/Edit area, choose the member that you want to route from the Route member number drop-down list. Click a node or span on the circuit map. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-89 August 2005...
  • Page 258 This procedure creates a manually routed VCAT circuit. For more information about VCAT circuits, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter of the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Tools/Equipment CE-100T-8, FC_MR-4, or ML-Series cards must be installed at the nodes used in the VCAT circuit.
  • Page 259: Ntp- A265 Create A Manually Routed Vcat Circuit

    • Num. of members—Choose the number of members. For information about the number of members supported for each card, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Mode—Choose the protection mode for the VCAT circuit: •...
  • Page 260 When all the circuits are created, the main Circuits window appears. Verify that the circuit you created Step 17 appear in the window. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-92 August 2005...
  • Page 261 IS,AINS—Puts the circuit cross-connects in the OOS-AU,AINS service state and suppresses – alarms and conditions. When the connections receive a valid signal, the service state automatically changes to IS-NR. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-93 August 2005...
  • Page 262: Ntp- A167 Create An Sts Test Circuit Around The Ring

    19-19. For additional information about circuit service states, refer to the “Circuits and Tunnels” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Apply to drop ports—Check this check box if you want to apply the administrative state chosen in •...
  • Page 263 Step 18 When all the circuits are created, the main Circuits window appears. Verify that the circuits you created appear in the window. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-95 August 2005...
  • Page 264 Chapter 6 Create Circuits and VT Tunnels NTP-A167 Create an STS Test Circuit around the Ring Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 6-96 August 2005...
  • Page 265: Before You Begin

    This chapter contains the procedures for viewing and managing the alarms and conditions on a Cisco ONS 15454. Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) detects and reports alarms generated by the Cisco ONS 15454 and the Optical Networking System (ONS) network. You can use CTC to monitor and manage alarms at a card, node, or network level.
  • Page 266: Chapter 7 Manage Alarm

    “DLP-A517 View Alarm or Event History” task on page 22-8 as needed. Complete the “DLP-A111 Changing the Maximum Number of Session Entries for Alarm History” task Step 4 on page 18-1 as needed. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 267: Ntp- A68 Delete Cleared Alarms From Display

    To delete cleared network-level alarms: In the node view click View > Go to Network View. Click the Alarms tab and then click Delete Cleared Alarms, referring to the note in Step Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 268: Figure

    The node view is the default, but you can also navigate to the Alarms tab in the network view or Note card view to perform Step 2. The Select Affected Circuit option appears on the shortcut menu (Figure 7-1). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 269: Figure

    Figure 7-2 Viewing Alarm-Affected Circuits 05.00-003J-18.22 If you want to search for particular circuits, see the “DLP-A131 Search for Circuits” task on page 18-14. Step 4 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 270: Figure

    If you do not press any buttons, the LCD will return to its default display with the node name. However, if you did not cycle through the options to return to the node status, you will see the slot or port where you last checked status. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 271: Ntp- A71 Create, Download, And Assign Alarm Severity Profiles

    “DLP-A117 Apply Alarm Profiles to Cards and Nodes” task on page 18-5. As necessary, complete the “DLP-A520 Delete Alarm Severity Profiles” task on page 22-14. Step 5 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 272: Ntp- A168 Enable, Modify, Or Disable Alarm Severity Filtering

    “DLP-A522 Suppress Alarm Reporting” task on page 22-17 to enable the node to send Step 2 autonomous messages that clear specific raised alarms and cause suppressed alarms to appear in the Conditions window. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 273: Figure

    Step 3 If you are provisioning external alarms, click the Provisioning > External Alarms tab (Figure 7-4). If Step 4 you are not provisioning external alarms, skip Steps through and go to Step Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 274: Figure 7-4 Aic Card External Alarms

    • a virtual wire. Otherwise, do not change the None default. For information about the AIC virtual wire, see the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. • Raised When—From the drop-down list, choose the contact condition (open or closed) that triggers the alarm.
  • Page 275: Ntp- A258 Provision External Alarms And Controls On The Alarm Interface Controller-international

    “NTP-A120 Install an External Wire-Wrap Panel to the AEP” procedure on page 1-16. For information about the AIC-I alarms, controls, and virtual wires, refer to the Note Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 7-11 December 2004...
  • Page 276: Figure

    7-5). If you are not Step 8 provisioning external alarms, skip Steps through and go to Step Figure 7-5 Provisioning External Alarms On The AIC-I Card Step 9 For external alarms, complete the following fields: Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 7-12 December 2004...
  • Page 277 Otherwise, do not change the None default. For information about the AIC-I virtual wire, see the “Alarm Monitoring and Management” in the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Raised When—From the drop-down list, choose the contact condition (open or closed) that triggers •...
  • Page 278 Chapter 7 Manage Alarms NTP-A258 Provision External Alarms and Controls on the Alarm Interface Controller-International Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 7-14 December 2004...
  • Page 279: Before You Begin

    This chapter explains how to enable and view performance monitoring statistics for the Cisco ONS 15454. Performance monitoring (PM) parameters are used by service providers to gather, store, and set thresholds and report performance data for early detection of problems. For more PM information, details, and definitions refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide.
  • Page 280: Chapter 8 Monitor Performance

    DLP-A260 Set Auto-Refresh Interval for Displayed PM Counts, page 19-43 • DLP-A259 Refresh Ethernet PM Counts at a Different Time Interval, page 19-42 • DLP-A261 Refresh PM Counts for a Different Port, page 19-43 • Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 281: Figure

    For all other electrical cards continue with Step Step 3 In node view, double-click the electrical card where you want to view PM counts. The card view appears. Step 4 Click the Performance tab (Figure 8-1). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 282: Figure

    Step 7 Curr (current) and Prev-n (previous) columns. For PM parameter definitions, refer to the “Performance Monitoring” chapter in the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. To refresh, reset, or clear PM counts, see the “NTP-A253 Change the PM Display” procedure on page 8-2.
  • Page 283: Ntp- A198 Monitor Ethernet Performance

    NTP-A279 Create or Delete Ethernet RMON Thresholds Purpose This procedure creates or deletes Ethernet RMON thresholds for the ONS 15454. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 284: Ntp- A250 Monitor Oc-n Performance

    “DLP-A507 View OC-N PM Parameters” task on page 22-1. Step 4 To refresh, reset, or clear PM counts, see the “NTP-A253 Change the PM Display” procedure on page 8-2. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 285: Ntp- A285 Monitor Fc_mr-4 Performance

    Perform any of the following tasks as needed: DLP-A357 Create FC_MR-4 RMON Alarm Thresholds, page 20-41 • DLP-A358 Delete FC_MR-4 RMON Alarm Thresholds, page 20-45 • Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 286 Chapter 8 Monitor Performance NTP-A289 Create or Delete FC_MR-4 RMON Thresholds Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 287: Figure

    The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 288: Ntp- A199 Locate And View Circuits

    If you are already logged in, continue with Step 2. Click the Maintenance > Cross-Connect > Resource Usage tabs. Step 2 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 289: Chapter 9 Manage Circuit

    STSs appear, click the STS, then click Delete to free VT matrix capacity. The Delete button requires a Superuser security level. Note VT tunnels may appear as STSs with 0 percent capacity used. These cannot be deleted. Note Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 290: Ntp- A151 Modify And Delete Circuits

    “DLP-A60 Log into CTC” task on page 17-66 for a node on the network where you want Step 1 to delete the circuit. If you are already logged in, continue with Step 2. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 291: Ntp- A78 Create A Monitor Circuit

    9-1, you would choose either the DS1-14 card (to test circuit traffic entering Node 2 Note on the DS1-14) or the OC-N card at Node 1 (to test circuit traffic entering Node 1 on the OC-N card). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 292: Ntp- A79 Create A J1 Path Trace

    “Create Circuits and VT Tunnels” for OC-N circuit creation procedures. Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher You cannot create a J1 path trace on a TL1-like circuit. Note Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 293: Ntp- A293 Create A J2 Path Trace

    Step 5 In the Edit Circuit window, click the Show Detailed Map check box at the bottom of the window. A Step 6 detailed map of the source and destination ports appears. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 294 If you set the Path Trace Mode field to Manual, enter the string that the circuit source should receive from the circuit destination in the New Expected String field. If you set Path Trace Mode to Auto, skip this step. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 295: Ntp- A298 Reconfigure Circuits

    Choose the circuits that you want to reconfigure. Step 3 From the Tools menu, choose Circuits > Reconfigure Circuits. Step 4 In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes to continue. Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 December 2004...
  • Page 296: Ntp- A301 Merge Circuits

    Click Merge. Step 8 In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes to continue. In the notification box, view the merge result. Click Ok. Step 9 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 9-10 December 2004...
  • Page 297: Before You Begin

    Cisco does not recommend using its path protection feature in any particular topological network configuration. This chapter explains how to modify node provisioning for the Cisco ONS 15454. To provision a new node, see Chapter 4, “Turn Up Node.”...
  • Page 298: Chapter 10 Change Node Setting

    Additional ONS 15454 networking information and procedures, including IP addressing examples, static Note route scenarios, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol, and routing information protocol options are provided in the “CTC Network Connectivity” chapter of the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Step 1 Complete the “DLP-A60 Log into CTC”...
  • Page 299: Ntp- A202 Customize The Ctc Network View

    DLP-A149 Manage Domain Icons, page 18-19 • DLP-A269 Enable Dialog Box Do-Not-Display Option, page 19-53 DLP-A498 Switch Between TDM and DWDM Network Views, page 21-27 • Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-3 December 2004...
  • Page 300: Ntp- A203 Modify Or Delete Card Protection Settings

    DLP-A377 Provision Section DCC Terminations, page 20-61 DLP-A378 Provision Line DCC Terminations, page 20-62 DLP-A367 Create a Provisionable Patchcord, page 20-51 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-4 December 2004...
  • Page 301: Ntp- A85 Change Node Timing

    Internal timing is Stratum 3 and not intended for permanent use. All ONS 15454s should be timed to a Caution Stratum 2 or better primary reference source. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-5 December 2004...
  • Page 302: Ntp- A205 Modify Users And Change Security

    This procedure modifies SNMP settings for the ONS 15454. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures NTP-A256 Set Up SNMP, page 4-12 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-6 December 2004...
  • Page 303 DLP-A273 Modify SNMP Trap Destinations, page 19-56 • • DLP-A163 Delete SNMP Trap Destinations, page 18-28 Step 4 Complete the “NTP-A108 Back Up the Database” procedure on page 15-4. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-7 December 2004...
  • Page 304 Chapter 10 Change Node Settings NTP-A87 Change SNMP Settings Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 10-8 December 2004...
  • Page 305: Before You Begin

    C H A P T E R Change Card Settings This chapter explains how to change line provisioning, thresholds, and service states on Cisco ONS 15454 cards. Before You Begin Before performing any of the following procedures, investigate all alarms and clear any trouble conditions.
  • Page 306: Chapter 11 Change Card Setting

    This procedure changes the line and threshold settings for optical cards. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures NTP-A16 Install the OC-N Cards, page 2-6 Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Provisioning or higher Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 11-2 December 2004...
  • Page 307: Ntp- A90 Modify Alarm Interface Controller Settings

    • DLP-A175 Change Orderwire Settings Using the AIC Card, page 18-55 • Complete the “NTP-A108 Back Up the Database” procedure on page 15-4. Step 4 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 11-3 December 2004...
  • Page 308: Ntp- A118 Modify Alarm Interface Controller-international Settings

    DS-1 or DS-3 cards from 1:1 to 1:N protection. If you are already logged in, proceed to Step Step 2 Complete the “NTP-A108 Back Up the Database” procedure on page 15-4. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 11-4 December 2004...
  • Page 309: Ntp- A315 Modify Port Settings And Pm Parameter Thresholds For Fc_mr-4 Cards

    DLP-A357 Create FC_MR-4 RMON Alarm Thresholds, page 20-41 • DLP-A358 Delete FC_MR-4 RMON Alarm Thresholds, page 20-45 • Step 4 Complete the “NTP-A108 Back Up the Database” procedure on page 15-4. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 11-5 December 2004...
  • Page 310: Table 11-1 Cisco Ons 15454 Card State Transitions

    Admin State chosen. For more information about the enhanced state model and card state transitions, refer to the “Administrative and Service States” appendix of the Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. Table 11-1...
  • Page 311 Chapter 11 Change Card Settings NTP-A297 Change Card Service State Table 11-1 Cisco ONS 15454 Card State Transitions (continued) Admin State Original Service State Next Service State OOS,MT OOS-AU,AINS & MEA OOS-AUMA,MEA & MT (Out-of-Service and Autonomous,Auto (Out-of-Service and Autonomous...
  • Page 312 Chapter 11 Change Card Settings NTP-A297 Change Card Service State Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 11-8 December 2004...
  • Page 313 The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 314: Chapter 12 Upgrade Card And Span

    Note Downgrading from XC10G cards to XCVT cards is not supported. Contact Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for more information see the “Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines”...
  • Page 315 The TCC2P card does not support software earlier than R4.0. You will not be able to revert to a software Note release earlier than Software R4.0 with TCC2P cards installed. Downgrade procedures from TCC2P cards to TCC2 cards are not supported. Contact Cisco Technical Note Assistance Center (TAC) for more information see the “Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support,...
  • Page 316: Before You Begin

    Communication Failure alarm is raised as the TCC2 briefly loses communication with the backplane. This alarm usually clears after approximately 13 minutes. If the condition does not clear after a period, log onto http://www.cisco.com/tac for more information or call TAC (800) 553-2447.
  • Page 317 Note should be no Service-Affecting (SA, Major, or Critical) alarms if you are upgrading protected cards. (Upgrading an unprotected card can be service affecting.) If any service-affecting alarms occur, Cisco recommends backing out of the procedure. See the “NTP-A254 Downgrade a DS3-12E/DS3NE Card to a DS3-12/DS3N-12 Card”...
  • Page 318: Ntp- A93 Upgrade The Ds3-12 Card To The Ds3-12e Card

    In the Maintenance > Protection tabs, double-click the protection group that contains the reporting card. Click the selected group. Click Clear and click Yes at the confirmation dialog box. Repeat Steps through for the working card. Step 12 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-6 January 2005...
  • Page 319 During the upgrade some minor alarms and conditions appear and then clear on their own; however, there Note should be no Service-Affecting (SA, Major, or Critical) alarms if you are upgrading protected cards. (Upgrading an unprotected card can be service affecting.) If any service-affecting alarms occur, Cisco recommends backing out of the procedure. Note You cannot have any DS-1 cards installed on the same side of the shelf as the DS3/EC1-48 card when you finish the low-density to high-density upgrade.
  • Page 320: Ntp- A308 Upgrade In-service Low-density Electrical Cards To High-density Electrical Cards

    Right-click the Protect/Standby slot and change the low-density card to the high-density card: Step 8 Choose Change Card from the drop-down list. Choose the new high-density card type from the Change to drop-down list. Click OK. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-8 January 2005...
  • Page 321 In the Maintenance > Protection tab, double-click the protection group that contains the reporting card. Click the selected group. Click Clear and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box. The protect card in should now become standby. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-9 January 2005...
  • Page 322 As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level Provisioning or higher All ports must be provisioned as UNFRAMED and have Path Trace disabled. Note Working cards must be downgraded before protect cards. Note Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-10 January 2005...
  • Page 323: Ntp- A254 Downgrade A Ds3-12e/ds3ne Card To A Ds3-12/ds3n-12 Card

    In the Maintenance > Protection tabs, double-click the protection group that contains the reporting card. Click the selected group. Click Clear and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box. Repeat Steps through to downgrade the protect card if applicable. Step 12 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-11 January 2005...
  • Page 324: Ntp- A153 Upgrade The Aic Card To Aic-i

    Prerequisite Procedures The span upgrade procedure requires at least two technicians (one at each end of the span) who can communicate with each other during the upgrade. Required/As Needed As needed Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-12 January 2005...
  • Page 325: Ntp- A94 Upgrade Oc-n Cards And Spans Automatically

    Four-port OC-3 to eight-port OC-3 • Single-port OC-12 to four-port OC-12 • Valid span upgrades include: • Single-port OC-12 to OC-48 • Single-port OC-12 to OC-192 OC-48 to OC-192 • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-13 January 2005...
  • Page 326: Figure 12-1 Span Upgrade Wizard

    BLSROSYNC, which will clear when the upgrade/downgrade of all nodes is complete. If any other service-affecting alarms occur, Cisco recommends backing out of the procedure. A four-node BLSR can take up to five minutes to clear all of the BLSROSYNC alarms. Allow extra time for a large BLSR to clear all of the BLSROSYNC alarms.
  • Page 327 Determine the type of span you need to upgrade and make sure you have the necessary cards. Valid span Step 1 upgrades include: Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-15 January 2005...
  • Page 328: Ntp- A95 Upgrade Oc-n Spans Manually

    A four-node BLSR can take up to five minutes to clear all of the BLSROSYNC alarms. Allow extra time for a large BLSR to clear all of the BLSROSYNC alarms. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for information about alarms.
  • Page 329 The four OC-3 ports will be mapped to Ports 1-4 on the eight-port OC-3 card. The OC-12 port will be mapped to Port 1 on the four-port OC-12 card. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-17 January 2005...
  • Page 330 Chapter 12 Upgrade Cards and Spans NTP-A95 Upgrade OC-N Spans Manually Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 12-18 January 2005...
  • Page 331 Cisco does not recommend using its path protection feature in any particular topological network configuration. This chapter explains how to convert from one SONET topology to another in a Cisco ONS 15454 network. For initial network turn up, see Chapter 5, “Turn Up Network.”...
  • Page 332: C H A P T E R 13 Convert Network Configurations

    Select Terminal to Linear and the first page of the Upgrade Protection: Terminal to Linear wizard Step 4 appears. The first page of the wizard lists the following conditions for adding a new node: Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-2 December 2004...
  • Page 333: Figure

    Select the working and protect ports on the new node in the drop-down lists that you want to connect to Step 8 each terminal node. Click Next. The Re-fiber the Protected Path dialog box appears (Figure 13-2). Step 9 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-3 December 2004...
  • Page 334: Figure 13-2 Refibering The Protect Path

    When you are ready to proceed, click Next. Step 16 The Completed page appears. This page is the final one in the process. Click Finish. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-4 December 2004...
  • Page 335: Ntp- A154 Convert A 1+1 Point-to-point To A Linear Adm Manually

    On the new node, create a 1+1 protection group for the OC-N cards in the point-to-point node that will connect to the point-to-point node. See the “DLP-A73 Create a 1+1 Protection Group” task on page 17-81. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-5 December 2004...
  • Page 336 Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If alarms appear, investigate and resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for procedures. Repeat the procedure to add an additional node to the linear ADM.
  • Page 337: Automatically

    In the Create BLSR window, click Excluded Nodes. Review the information explaining why the BLSR could not be created, then click OK. Depending on the problem, click Back to start over or click Cancel to cancel the operation. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-7 December 2004...
  • Page 338 All E-W MISMATCH, RING MISMATCH, APSCIMP, DFLTK, and BLSROSYNC alarms are • cleared. See the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for alarm troubleshooting. The numbers in parentheses after the node name are the BLSR node IDs assigned by CTC. Note Every ONS 15454 in a BLSR is given a unique node ID, 0 through 31.
  • Page 339: Ntp- A155 Convert A 1+1 Point-to-point Or A Linear Adm To A Two-fiber Blsr Manually

    “DLP-A214 Change the Service State for a Port” task on page 19-9 to put the protect ports out of service at each node that supports the point-to-point or linear ADM span. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-9 December 2004...
  • Page 340 Repeat Steps for each circuit residing on a BLSR protect STS. Complete the “NTP-A126 Create a BLSR” procedure on page 5-12 to put the nodes into a BLSR. Step 14 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-10 December 2004...
  • Page 341: Ntp- A299 Convert A Point-to-point Or Linear Adm To A Path Protection Automatically

    20-95. To route the new path protection circuit automatically, complete “DLP-A398 Automatically Route a Path Protection Circuit for a Topology Upgrade” task on page 20-95. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-11 December 2004...
  • Page 342: Ntp- A156 Convert A Point-to-point Or Linear Adm To A Path Protection Manually

    A path protection is the default configuration if the cards installed are installed and the DCCs Note are configured. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-12 December 2004...
  • Page 343 “All” in either upper or lower case letters. This is a TL1 keyword and will be rejected. Do not choose a name that is already assigned to another BLSR. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-13 December 2004...
  • Page 344: Ntp- A267 Convert A Path Protection To A Two-fiber Blsr Automatically

    All E-W MISMATCH, RING MISMATCH, APSCIMP, DFLTK, and BLSROSYNC alarms are • cleared. See the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for alarm troubleshooting. The numbers in parentheses after the node name are the BLSR node IDs assigned by CTC. Every Note ONS 15454 in a BLSR is given a unique node ID, 0 through 31.
  • Page 345 If the span is an OC-48, no more than 24 STSs can be provisioned on the span. If the span is an Note OC-192, no more than 96 STSs can be provisioned on the span. If the span is an OC-12, no more than 6 STSs can be provisioned on the span. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-15 December 2004...
  • Page 346: Ntp- A210 Convert A Path Protection To A Two-fiber Blsr Manually

    To add additional nodes to a BLSR, see the “NTP-A212 Add a BLSR Node” procedure on Note page 14-2. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-16 December 2004...
  • Page 347: Ntp- A211 Convert A Two-fiber Blsr To A Four-fiber Blsr Automatically

    Connect the fiber to the new cards. Use the same east-west connection scheme that was used to create the two-fiber connections. See the “NTP-A247 Install Fiber-Optic Cables on OC-N Cards” procedure on page 2-14. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-17 December 2004...
  • Page 348 19-17 as necessary. Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If alarms appear, investigate and resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for procedures. Step 9 Complete the “NTP-A176 Four-Fiber BLSR Acceptance Test” procedure on page 5-15.
  • Page 349: Ntp- A159 Modify A Blsr

    Some or all of the following alarms appear during BLSR setup: E-W MISMATCH, RING Note MISMATCH, APSCIMP, APSDFLTK, and BLSROSYNC. The alarms clear after you configure all the nodes in the BLSR. For definitions of these alarms, see the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Step 3 To change the BLSR ring name or the ring or span reversion times, complete the following steps.
  • Page 350 Chapter 13 Convert Network Configurations NTP-A159 Modify a BLSR Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 13-20 December 2004...
  • Page 351: Before You Begin

    The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 352: Chapter 14 Add And Remove Node

    Slot 5 Slot 12 Node 1 Node 2 West East West East Slot 5 Slot 12 Slot 5 Slot 12 New Node Node 3 Working and protect fibers New fiber connections Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-2 December 2004...
  • Page 353: Three-node, Four-fiber Blsr Before A Fourth Node Is Added

    The IP address for the new node is on the same subnet as other nodes in the network. • On the new node Provisioning > Network > General subtab, Craft Access Only is not checked under • Gateway Settings. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-3 December 2004...
  • Page 354 Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If alarms appear, investigate and resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for procedures. Using the information recorded in Steps and the diagram created in...
  • Page 355: Figure

    BLSR is provisioned on it correctly with the information from Steps and 11. If the node still does not appear, or if alarms persist, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Click the Circuits tab. Wait until all the circuits are discovered. The circuits that pass through the new Step 27 node will be shown as incomplete.
  • Page 356: Ntp- A240 Remove A Blsr Node

    Step 28 shortcut menu. Verify that the number of updated circuits in the dialog box is correct. If incomplete circuits are still present, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Step 29 Click the History tab. Verify that BLSR_RESYNC conditions appear for every node in the BLSR.
  • Page 357: Four-node, Two-fiber Blsr Before A Node Is Removed

    Make sure that the Filter button is off (not indented) to ensure that all circuits are visible. Step 9 Delete all circuits that originate or terminate on the node. See the “DLP-A333 Delete Circuits” task on page 20-21. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-7 December 2004...
  • Page 358 Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If alarms appear, investigate and resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide for procedures. Remove the fiber connections between the node being removed and the two neighboring nodes.
  • Page 359: Ntp- A105 Add A Path Protection Node

    If trouble is indicated (for example, a major alarm exists), resolve the problem before proceeding. See the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide, as necessary. Verify the card installation on the new node. See the “NTP-A24 Verify Card Installation”...
  • Page 360 LOS, LOF, AIS-L, SF, and SD. If trouble is indicated (for example, a major alarm exists), resolve the problem before proceeding. See the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide, as necessary. (Optional.) Create test circuits, making sure they pass through the path protection trunk cards, and run Step 10 test traffic through the node to ensure that the cards are functioning properly.
  • Page 361: Ntp- A294 Remove A Path Protection Node

    Step 4 the node you will remove. (If a circuit has multiple drops, delete only the drops that terminate on the node you are deleting.) Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-11 December 2004...
  • Page 362 Log into each newly connected node and click the Alarms tab. Verify that the span cards are free of Step 10 alarms. Resolve any alarms before proceeding. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Complete the “DLP-A195 Verify Timing in a Reduced Ring” task on page 18-67.
  • Page 363: Ntp- A262 Add A Node To A Linear Adm

    IS. (Do not create a DCC termination on the protect card.) DCC failure alarms appear until you create DCC terminations in the linear ADM node and Note connect the fiber during Step Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-13 December 2004...
  • Page 364: Ntp- A312 Add A Node To A Linear Adm Using The Wizard

    If overhead circuits exist on the network, an In-Service Topology Upgrade is service affecting. The Note overhead circuits will drop traffic and have a status of PARTIAL after the upgrade is complete. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-14 December 2004...
  • Page 365: Figure 14-4 Selecting Protection Group Ports

    Selecting Protection Group Ports Figure 14-4 Step 8 From the drop-down lists, select the working and protect ports on the new node that you want to connect to each terminal node. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-15 December 2004...
  • Page 366: Figure 14-5 Refibering The Protect Path

    When you are ready to proceed, click Next. The Completed page appears. This page is the final one in the process. Click Finish. Step 16 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-16 December 2004...
  • Page 367: Ntp- A313 Remove An In-service Node From A Linear Adm

    Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Click the Conditions tab. Verify that no unexplained conditions appear on the network. If unexplained Step 4 conditions appear, resolve them before continuing.
  • Page 368 Relaunch CTC at any one of the nodes that were adjacent to the target node. The nodes will now show Step 23 the circuit status as DISCOVERED when checked. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 14-18 December 2004...
  • Page 369: Before You Begin

    Before You Begin Before performing any of the following procedures, investigate all alarms and clear any trouble conditions. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide, R5.0 as necessary for general troubleshooting information and alarm or error descriptions. This section lists the chapter procedures (NTPs). Turn to a procedure to view its tasks (DLPs).
  • Page 370: Ntp- A107 Inspect, Clean, And Replace The Air Filter

    Warning circuitry could constitute an energy hazard. Statement 206 Cisco recommends that you inspect the air filter monthly, and clean the filter every three to six months. Caution Replace the air filter every two to three years. Avoid cleaning the air filter with harsh cleaning agents or solvents.
  • Page 371: Figure 15-1 Reusable Fan-tray Air Filter In An External Filter Bracket (front Door Removed)

    Do not leave the fan tray out of the chassis for an extended period of time because excessive heat can damage the ONS 15454 cards. Note Cleaning should take place outside the operating environment to avoid releasing dirt and dust near the equipment. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-3 December 2004...
  • Page 372: Ntp- A108 Back Up The Database

    Stop. You have completed this procedure. NTP-A108 Back Up the Database Purpose This procedure stores a backup version of the TCC2/TCC2P (software) database on the workstation running Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) or on a network server. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures...
  • Page 373: Ntp- A109 Restore The Database

    Internet Inter-ORB Protocol (IIOP) port. If you change the node name and then restore a backed up database with a different node name, the circuits map to the new node name. Cisco recommends keeping a record of the old and new node names.
  • Page 374: Figure

    IIOP port. If you change the node name and then restore a backed up database with a different node name, the circuits map to the new renamed node. Cisco recommends keeping a record of the old and new node names.
  • Page 375: Figure 15-2 Restoring The Tcc2 Database

    Opening a restore file from another node or from an earlier backup might affect traffic on the login node. Caution Click Restore. Step 9 The Restore Database dialog box monitors the file transfer (Figure 15-3). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-7 December 2004...
  • Page 376: Ntp- A163 Restore The Node To Factory Configuration

    Onsite Security Level Superuser Cisco strongly recommends that you keep different node databases in separate folders. This is because Caution the reinit tool chooses the first product-specific software package in the specified directory if you use the Search Path field instead of the Package and Database fields. You might accidentally copy an incorrect database if multiple databases are kept in the specified directory.
  • Page 377: Ntp- A300 Viewing The Audit Trail Records

    Chapter 15 Maintain the Node NTP-A300 Viewing the Audit Trail Records Cisco recommends that you save the node database to safe location if you will not be restoring the node Caution using the database provided on the software CD. To avoid a node IP and secure IP ending up in the same domain after restoring a database, ensure that Caution the node IP stored in the database differs in domain from that of the node in repeater mode.
  • Page 378: Figure 15-4 Viewing The Audit Trail Records

    Reset Sorting—Resets the column to the default setting. • Hide Column—Hides the column from view. Reset Columns Order/Visibility—Displays all hidden columns. • Row Count—Provides a numerical count of log entries. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-10 December 2004...
  • Page 379: Ntp- A214 Off-load The Audit Trail Record

    If you archived the entries, you cannot reimport the log file back into CTC and will have to view the log in a different application. Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-11 December 2004...
  • Page 380: Ntp- A306 Off-load The Diagnostics File

    This task describes how to off-load a diagnostic file. The diagnostic file contains a set of debug commands run on a node and its results. This file is useful to Cisco Technical Support (TAC) when troubleshooting problems with the node.
  • Page 381: Ntp- A112 Clean Fiber Connectors

    Type A Fiber Optic Connector Cleaner (CLETOP reel) Isopropyl alcohol 70 percent or higher Optical swab Optical receiver cleaning stick Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed Required Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level None Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-13 December 2004...
  • Page 382: Ntp- A113 Reset The Tcc2/tcc2p Using Ctc

    When a software reset is performed on an active TCC2/TCC2P, the AIC or AIC-I card goes through an initialization process and also resets. The reset is normal and happens each time an active TCC2/TCC2P card goes through a software-initiated reset. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-14 December 2004...
  • Page 383: Ntp- A311 Hard-reset A Ce-100t-8 Card Using Ctc

    The service state of the card becomes Locked enabled, loopback & maintenance. The card’s faceplate Step 5 appears blue in CTC and the SRV LED turns amber. Right-click the card to reveal a pop-up menu. Step 6 Click Hard-reset Card. Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-15 December 2004...
  • Page 384: Ntp- A310 Soft-reset A Ce100t-8 Card Using Ctc

    “DLP-A60 Log into CTC” task on page 17-66. If you are already logged in, continue with Step 1 Step In node view, double-click a G-Series Ethernet card. The card view appears. Step 2 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-16 December 2004...
  • Page 385: Ntp- A239 View E-series Ethernet Maintenance Information

    As needed, complete the following tasks: Step 3 DLP-A309 View the Ethernet MAC Address Table, page 20-4 • DLP-A310 View Ethernet Trunk Utilization, page 20-5 • Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-17 December 2004...
  • Page 386: Ntp- A218 Change The Node Timing Reference

    “DLP-A112 Display Alarms and Conditions Using Time Zone” task on page 18-3. Table 15-2 on page 15-19 describes the report fields and entries. Step 4 To update the report, click Refresh. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-18 December 2004...
  • Page 387: Table 15-2 Ons 15454 Timing Report

    Fast Start is a fast acquisition mode to allow the node to quickly acquire the reference. After it achieves this goal, the node progresses to the normal state. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-19 December 2004...
  • Page 388 Changed date and time of the last status change in MM/DD/YY HH:MM:SS format. Indicates Enabled SSM is enabled. whether SSM is Disabled SSM is not enabled. enabled for the timing reference. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-20 December 2004...
  • Page 389: Ntp- A287 Replace An In-service Cross-connect Card

    Verify that no unexplained alarms appear on the network. If unexplained alarms appear, resolve them before continuing. Refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide if necessary. Determine the active cross-connect card (XCVT/XC10G). The ACT/STBY LED of the active card is Step 4 green.
  • Page 390: Ntp- A288 Replace The Fan-tray Assembly

    Equipment damage can result from attempting to install the 15454-FTA3-T or 15454-FTA3 in a incompatible shelf assembly. Do not force a fan-tray assembly into place. Doing so can damage the connectors on the fan tray and/or Caution the connectors on the backplane. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-22 December 2004...
  • Page 391: Table 15-3 Incompatibility Alarms

    MEA on AIP ANSI or HD 2.5G compatible MEA on AIP and Ethernet ANSI or HD 10G compatible MEA on AIP ANSI or HD Either None ANSI or HD Either None Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-23 December 2004...
  • Page 392: Figure

    Step 6 until the fans stop. When the fans have stopped, pull the fan-tray assembly completely out of the shelf assembly. Step 7 Figure 15-5 shows the location of the fan tray. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-24 December 2004...
  • Page 393: Figure

    To verify that the tray has plugged into the backplane, check that the LCD on the front of the fan tray is Step 10 activated. If you replace the door, be sure to reattach the ground strap. Step 11 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-25 December 2004...
  • Page 394: Ntp- A290 Replace The Alarm Interface Panel

    If any nodes in an Ethernet circuit are not using Software R4.0 or later, there is a risk of Ethernet traffic Caution disruptions. Contact the Cisco Technical Support at 1 800 553-2447 when prompted to do so in the procedure.
  • Page 395: Figure

    Working Version column. If you need to upgrade the software on a node, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Software Upgrade Guide for software upgrade procedures. No hardware should be changed or circuit repair performed until after the software upgrade is complete.
  • Page 396: Figure 15-7 Lower Backplane Cover

    Step 14 Step 15 Replace the lower backplane cover and secure the cover with the five screws. Cisco recommends that TCC2/TCC2P card resets be performed in a maintenance window to avoid any Caution potential service disruptions. Reset the standby TCC2/TCC2P card: Step 16 Right-click the standby TCC2/TCC2P card and choose Reset Card.
  • Page 397: Figure 15-8 Repairing Circuits

    From the Node drop-down list, choose the name of the node where you replaced the AIP. In the Old MAC Address field, enter the old MAC address that was recorded in Step Click Next. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-29 December 2004...
  • Page 398: Figure 15-9 Recording The Old Mac Address Before Replacing The Aip

    In the node view of the new node, click the Circuits tab. Check to ensure that all circuits listed have a Step 27 status of DISCOVERED. If all circuits listed are not DISCOVERED, call the Cisco Technical Support to open a Return Material Authorization (RMA). See the “Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support,...
  • Page 399: Ntp- A291 Replace The Plastic Lower Backplane Cover

    Gently pull the metal cover away from the backplane. Step 3 Place the plastic cover against the shelf assembly and align the screw holes on the cover and the shelf Step 4 assembly (Figure 15-11). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-31 December 2004...
  • Page 400: Figure 15-11 Attaching Plastic Lower Backplane Cover

    NTP-A291 Replace the Plastic Lower Backplane Cover Figure 15-11 Attaching Plastic Lower Backplane Cover Tighten the five retaining screws that hold the plastic cover in place. Step 5 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-32 December 2004...
  • Page 401: Ntp- A162 Replace The Ubic-v Eia

    ONS 15454 Rear View (with Sheet Metal Covers Attached) Backplane Sheet Metal Covers Lower Backplane Cover Loosen and remove the six perimeter screws that hold the sheet metal cover and UBIC-V in place Step 2 (Figure 15-13). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-33 December 2004...
  • Page 402: Figure 15-13 Ubic-v Eia Screw Locations

    (per the rotation indicator) until all jack screws are fully disengaged (Figure 15-14). Caution Loosening the jack screws unevenly could cause damage to the UBIC-V connectors. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-34 December 2004...
  • Page 403: Ntp- A266 Edit Network Element Defaults

    For a list of card and node default settings, refer to the “Network Element Defaults” appendix in the Note Cisco ONS 15454 Reference Manual. To change card settings individually (that is, without changing the defaults), see Chapter 11, “Change Card Settings.”...
  • Page 404: Ntp- A165 Import Network Element Defaults

    CTC software CD (factory defaults) or from a customized file exported and saved from a node. Tools/Equipment None Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite or remote Security Level Superuser Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-36 December 2004...
  • Page 405 To change settings for installed cards or pre-provisioned slots, see Chapter 11, “Change Card Settings.” Changes to the IIOP Listener Port setting cause the TCC2/TCC2P card to reboot. Note Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-37 December 2004...
  • Page 406: Ntp- A166 Export Network Element Defaults

    Export Defaults to File dialog box. Step 5 Change the file name to something easy to remember (the file name has no extension). Click OK. Step 6 Stop. You have completed this procedure. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 15-38 December 2004...
  • Page 407 C H A P T E R Power Down the Node This chapter explains how to power down a node and stop all node activity on the Cisco ONS 15454. NTP-A114 Power Down the Node Purpose This procedure stops all node activity.
  • Page 408: Chapter 16 Power Down The Node

    Click under the Status column for each port and make sure that OOS,DSBLD is selected. Refer to ONS 15454 DWDM Installation and Operations Manual for information regarding Note DWDM cards. Remove all fiber connections to the cards. Step 8 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 16-2 December 2004...
  • Page 409 Note You cannot delete an Advanced Timing, Communications, and Control (TCC2) card in Cisco Transport Controller (CTC). Physically remove it after all the other cards have been deleted and removed. Shut off the power from the power supply that feeds the node.
  • Page 410 Chapter 16 Power Down the Node NTP-A114 Power Down the Node Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 16-4 December 2004...
  • Page 411: Dlp- A1 Unpack And Verify The Shelf Assembly

    The terms “Unidirectional Path Switched Ring” and “UPSR” may appear in Cisco literature. These terms Note do not refer to using Cisco ONS 15xxx products in a unidirectional path switched ring configuration. Rather, these terms, as well as “Path Protected Mesh Network” and “PPMN,” refer generally to Cisco’s path protection feature, which may be used in any topological network configuration.
  • Page 412: Dlp- A2 Inspect The Shelf Assembly

    The pins are not bent or broken. • The frame is not bent. • If the pins are bent or broken or the frame is bent, call your Cisco sales engineer for a replacement. Step 3 Close the front door before installing. Step 4 Return to your originating procedure (NTP).
  • Page 413: Figure 17-1 Reversing The Mounting Brackets (23-inch [584.2-mm] Position To 19-inch [482.6-mm] Position)

    23 in. (584.2 mm) mounting holes Mounting Front 19 in. (482.6 mm) L brackets Top of unit mounting holes Rear 23 in. (584.2 mm) position Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 7 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-3 March 2005...
  • Page 414: Dlp- A4 Install The External Brackets And Air Filter

    With the fan-tray assembly removed, place the ONS 15454 facedown on a flat surface. Step 1 Although the filter will work if it is installed with either side facing up, Cisco recommends that Note you install it with the metal bracing facing up to preserve the surface of the filter.
  • Page 415: Dlp- A5 Mount The Shelf Assembly In A Rack (one Person)

    If you are installing the 15454-SA-ANSI or 15454-SA-HD shelf assembly, a 100-A fuse panel • (30-A fuse per shelf minimum) is required. • If you are installing the 15454-SA-NEBS3 shelf assembly, a standard 80-A fuse panel (20-A fuse per shelf minimum) is required. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-5 March 2005...
  • Page 416: Dlp- A6 Mount The Shelf Assembly In A Rack (two People)

    Using the hex tool that shipped with the shelf assembly, install the two set screws (48-1003-XX) into the Step 3 screw holes that will not be used to mount the shelf. Let the set screws protrude sufficiently to hold the mounting brackets. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-6 March 2005...
  • Page 417: Dlp- A7 Mount Multiple Shelf Assemblies In A Rack

    “DLP-A5 Mount the Shelf Step 2 Assembly in a Rack (One Person)” task on page 17-5 or the “DLP-A6 Mount the Shelf Assembly in a Rack (Two People)” task on page 17-6. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-7 March 2005...
  • Page 418: Dlp- A8 Open The Front Door

    The ONS 15454 comes with a pinned hex key for locking and unlocking the front door. Turn the key counterclockwise to unlock the door and clockwise to lock it. Press the door button to release the latch. Step 2 Swing the door open. Step 3 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-8 March 2005...
  • Page 419: Dlp- A9 Remove The Front Door

    To detach the ground strap from the front door, loosen the #6 Kepnut (49-0600-01) using the open-end wrench. Detach the end of the ground strap terminal lug (72-3622-01) from the male stud on the inside of the door. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-9 March 2005...
  • Page 420: Figure 17-4 Removing The Ons 15454 Front Door

    #2 Phillips screwdriver Medium slot-head screwdriver Small slot-head screwdriver Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed Required Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level None Unscrew the five retaining screws that hold the cover in place. Step 1 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-10 March 2005...
  • Page 421: Dlp- A11 Remove The Backplane Sheet Metal Cover

    Lift the panel by the bottom to remove it from the shelf assembly. Step 3 Store the panel for later use. Attach the backplane cover(s) whenever EIA(s) are not installed. Step 4 Step 5 Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-11 March 2005...
  • Page 422: Dlp- A12 Install A Bnc Or High-density Bnc Eia

    Insert and tighten the twelve (BNC) or nine (high-density BNC) inner screws (P/N 48-0004) at 8 to 10 lb Step 4 (3.6 to 4.5 kg) to secure the cover panel to the card and backplane. Figure 17-5 shows a BNC EIA installation. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-12 March 2005...
  • Page 423: Figure 17-5 Installing The Bnc Eia

    Chapter 17 DLPs A1 to A99 DLP-A12 Install a BNC or High-Density BNC EIA Figure 17-5 Installing the BNC EIA Figure 17-6 shows high-density BNC EIA installation. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-13 March 2005...
  • Page 424: Figure 17-6 Installing The High-density Bnc Eia

    Chapter 17 DLPs A1 to A99 DLP-A12 Install a BNC or High-Density BNC EIA Figure 17-6 Installing the High-Density BNC EIA Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-14 March 2005...
  • Page 425: Dlp- A13 Install An Smb Eia

    If you are using SMB EIAs to make DS-1 connections, you need the DS-1 electrical interface adapter, commonly referred to as a balun (P/N 15454-WW-14=). Figure 17-7 on page 17-16 shows an SMB EIA installation. Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-15 March 2005...
  • Page 426: Figure 17-7 Installing The Smb Eia (use A Balun For Ds-1 Connections)

    Small slot-head screwdriver 9 perimeter screws 12 inner screws 5 backplane cover screws 6 AMP Champ cards EIA panel Prerequisite Procedures None Required/As Needed As needed Onsite/Remote Onsite Security Level None Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-16 March 2005...
  • Page 427: Figure 17-8 Installing The Amp Champ Eia

    Place the AMP Champ fastening plate along the bottom of the cover panel, and hand-tighten the two Step 4 thumbscrews. Figure 17-8 shows an AMP Champ EIA installation. Figure 17-8 Installing the AMP Champ EIA Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 5 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-17 March 2005...
  • Page 428: Dlp- A16 Connect The Office Ground To The Ons 15454

    Figure 17-9 Ground Location on the Backplane FRAME GROUND Step 3 Attach the other end of the shelf ground cable to the bay. Return to your originating procedure (NTP). Step 4 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-18 March 2005...
  • Page 429: Dlp- A17 Connect Office Power To The Ons 15454 Shelf

    If you are using the TCC2/TCC2P cards, the system clock is kept running for up to three hours. In this case, no action is required. Note If you encounter problems with the power supply, refer to the Cisco ONS 15454 Troubleshooting Guide. Connect the office power according to the fuse panel engineering specifications. Step 1 Measure and cut the cables as needed to reach the ONS 15454 from the fuse panel.
  • Page 430: Figure

    (push-in) connectors, quick-connect, or other friction-fit connectors. Strip 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) of insulation from all power cables that you will use. Step 5 Crimp the lugs onto the ends of all power leads. Step 6 Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-20 March 2005...
  • Page 431: Dlp- A18 Turn On And Verify Office Power

    Complete one of the following to power up the node: Step 2 If you are using a 80-A fuse panel, insert a 20-A fuse into the fuse position according to site practice. • Cisco ONS 15454 Procedure Guide, R5.0 17-21 March 2005...
  • Page 432: Dlp- A19 Install Alarm Wires On The Backplane