Connectivity Monitor andCloudTracer

The Connectivity Monitor includes Cloud Tracer to monitor metrics streamed from EOS devices. This section includes:

Accessing the Connectivity Monitor and CloudTracer Screen

To view data metrics, open to the Connectivity Monitor and CloudTracer by selecting the Devices tab and selcting Connectivity Monitor from the left-side menu bar.

Figure 1. CloudTracer Screen
Figure 1. Connectivity Monitor and CloudTracer Screen

This screen is divided into the following two panels:

Right Panel of the CloudTracer Screen

This panel provides the following metric options:

  • Metric pane - Click any of the following entities to view the corresponding current metric for n connections where n is the count of selected devices and hosts:
    • HTTP Response Time
    • Jitter
    • Latency
    • Packet Loss
  • Connections pane
    • Device or host search string - Type the device or host name for a quick search
    • Configured devices - Select the required devices and hosts to view corresponding metrics

Left Panel of the CloudTracer Screen

This panel displays metrics of selected options in the following ways:

  • Current information of the selected metric type from selected devices and hosts
    Note: Metrics are streamed whenever data is gathered on EOS switches. The default interval to query metrics data is five seconds.
  • Click on a metric to view detailed information.
  • Double click on a metric to view a graph of a selected metric. From the graph you can select to view:
    • Metric History
    • Data Table
    • Data Paths
    • Statistics
    • Related Metrics

Connectivity Monitor with VRF Support

Connectivity Monitor with VRF support allows you to configure multiple VRFs for each host and multiple source interfaces within each host on each device.

Enabling Connectivity Monitor with VRF Support

To enable Connectivity Monitor with VRF support, the feature must be enabled from the Settings page.

  1. Select the Setting icon to open the General Settings page.
  2. Select the toggle for Connectivity Monitor VRFs and Interfaces (Beta).

Viewing Connectivity Monitor with VRF Support

To view Connectivity Monitor with VRF Support, select Connectivity Monitor from the Devices tab.

Figure 3. Viewing VRF Results in Connectivity Monitor
You can select individual host/VRF/interface combinations to view latency/jitter etc. information for just the selection.Selection options include:
  • Selecting the checkbox next to a VRF name will select all source interfaces on the VRF.
  • Selecting the checkbox next to the name of the host will select all VRFs and all source interfaces within each VRF.
  • Selecting the checkbox next to the device name will select every host configuration available on the device.