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Contents
Contents 3 1 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 3 3.1 4 4.1 4.2 4.3 Overview of maintaining BTS transmission 5 Optimising and expanding BTS transmission interfaces 7 Transmission interface configuration constraints 7 Modifying transmission configuration with XML configuration file Inspecting and modifying Traffic Descriptors 9 Inspecting and modifying IMA settings 12 Inspecting and modifying PDH interface settings 15 Configuring loopbacks 18 Modifying DCN settings 19 Modifying IP routes 21 Modifying DHCP configurations 23 Modifying NTP settings 24 Modifying public IP address 25 Modifying synchronisation settings 27 Monitoring BTS transmission 29 Reading transmission alarms 29 Measuring BTS transmission 33 Monitoring the performance of BTS and physical interfaces Monitoring IMA performance 36 Monitoring ATM performance 38 33

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Overview of maintaining BTS transmission


Purpose

This is an overview of maintaining Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS transmission using Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager.

Steps
1. To optimise and expand BTS transmission interfaces, see the following instructions.
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Modifying transmission configuration with XML configuration file Inspecting and modifying Traffic Descriptors Inspecting and modifying IMA settings Inspecting and modifying PDH interface settings Configuring loopbacks Modifying DCN settings Modifying IP routes Modifying DHCP configurations Modifying NTP settings Modifying public IP address Modifying synchronisation settings

See also Transmission interface configuration constraints. 2. 3. To monitor BTS transmission, see Reading transmission alarms. To measure BTS transmission, see the following instructions.
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Monitoring the performance of the BTS and physical interfaces Monitoring IMA performance Monitoring ATM performance

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Related topics:

For instructions on how to update BTS software, see Updating BTS site software in WCDMA BTS Commissioning. For hardware maintenance, see Maintaining the Stand-alone Base Station.

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Optimising and expanding BTS transmission interfaces


Transmission interface configuration constraints
Physical and logical interfaces

A logical interface is an interface that has a logical implementation on top of one or more physical interfaces. The Inverse Multiplexing for ATM (IMA) groups is the logical interface in the Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS transmission sub-module. The PDH interface has both a physical and logical implementation in the transmission sub-module.

Note
The VPI bit range is 8 bits (0-255). The VCI bit range is 12 bits (0-4095).

Note
Virtual Channel (VC) values from 0 to 7 are not configurable. Values from 8 to 31 are configurable but should not be used. They are reserved by standardisation bodies for other purposes.

Note
Interfaces can be used for ATM traffic only after they have been taken into use with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager. Only those interfaces that are actually used should be taken into use.

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2.2

Modifying transmission configuration with XML configuration file


Before you start

Check that:

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the XML configuration file has been prepared and is available the AAL2 Multiplexing licence file is available (if necessary) the transmission sub-module has access to the location of the configuration and licence files (for example, Local Management Tool or a database in NetAct)

If you want to modify the transmission configuration, you need to recommission the BTS. For instructions, see Performing reconfiguration commissioning in Nokia WCDMA BTS Commissioning. If the XML configuration file is downloaded to the BTS locally from the Local Management Tool, you do not have to configure an external File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager contains an internal FTP server that is activated automatically when necessary.

Note
If the internal FTP server is used, close all other FTP servers running on the same PC to avoid port conflicts.

Note
If you are using a remote FTP server, make sure that the XML configuration file is accessible to the BTS and that the FTP server is online and running.

Steps
1. For instructions, see Performing planned commissioning in Nokia WCDMA BTS Commissioning. The commissioning target is TRS Only.

2.3

Inspecting and modifying Traffic Descriptors


Purpose

Traffic Descriptors define the traffic and Quality of Service (QoS) parameters for one or more Virtual Path (VP) or Virtual Channel (VC) connections.

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Before you start

Note
Only Traffic Descriptors that are not in use can be modified or deleted.

Steps
1. Inspect Traffic Descriptor settings. Click Configuration TRS Configuration... and select the Traffic Descriptors pane.

Figure 1.

Inspecting Traffic Descriptors

Tip
By clicking Traffic Descriptors, you can view all traffic descriptors that are configured.

The following information is displayed for each Traffic Descriptor:

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Name of the Traffic Descriptor Conformance Definition (CBR.1 and UBR) Peak Cell Rate (cells/s) Traffic Descriptor Is Used in (X) Connections

Click Send to save the changes.

Figure 2.

Traffic Descriptors

2.

Delete a Traffic Descriptor. Select the Traffic Descriptor you want to delete from the list and click Delete. Click Send to save the changes.

3.

Modify a Traffic Descriptor. Select the Traffic Descriptor you want to modify from the list and make the necessary modifications.

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Figure 3.

Modifying a Traffic Descriptors

You can modify the following settings:


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Name: name for the Traffic Descriptor (max. 20 characters) Conformance Definition: CBR.1 or UBR. Peak Cell Rate (cells/s)

Click Send to save the changes.

2.4

Inspecting and modifying IMA settings


Purpose

Inverse multiplexing for ATM (IMA) is a technique by which ATM traffic can be distributed between several lower bandwidth PDH links, and then recombined again at the far end. IMA groups can be created in FTPB, FTEB and FTIA interface units. For more information on IMA, see Inverse Multiplexing for ATM (IMA) in Base Station Description.

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Steps
1. Inspect the IMA group settings. Click Configuration TRS Configuration IMA.... The Inverse Multiplexing for ATM (IMA) pane opens.

Figure 4.

Inverse multiplexing for ATM (IMA) window

You can view the properties of IMA groups and IMA links by clicking the Show Status button. The following IMA group properties are displayed in the Group pane:
. . . . . . . . . . .

IMA Group ID Operational State (Disabled/Enabled) Near-end IMA Group State Far-end IMA Group State Current IMA Version: 1.0, 1.0Alt or 1.1 Current TX Timing Link RX Timing Link IMA Links Status Number of TX Active Links Number of RX Active Links Rx Frame Length

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Cell Rate Available for Transmitting Cell Rate Available for Receiving Far-end IMA ID Near-end IMA ID

Figure 5.

IMA group status

Click Send to save the changes. 2. Delete an IMA group. Select the group from the list and click Delete IMA Group. Click Send to save the changes.

Note
Before deleting an IMA group, delete all cross-connections and termination points.

3.

Modify an IMA group. Select the group you want to modify from the list and click Modify Group....

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You can modify the following settings:


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Add or remove links: select the link you want to modify and make the necessary modifications. The capacity is calculated automatically. Modify the minimum link count (the minimum number of IMA links required to keep the IMA group active). Possible values range from 1 to the number of configured IMA links. The default value is 1. Select the link you want to modify. Use the arrow buttons to change the minimum number of links. Set the IMA group into use: select the In Use check box.

Click Send to save the changes. The maximum number of IMA groups and links is the following:
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. .

FTPB: 1 to 4 IMA groups, with 1 to 8 E1/T1/JT1 links per IMA group FTEB: 1 to 4 IMA groups, with 1 to 8 E1 links per IMA group FTIA: 1 to 2 IMA groups, with 1 to 4 E1/T1/JT1 links per IMA group

Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager creates the Group ID automatically after checking the already assigned IDs in the slot. The range of IDs is from 33 to 99 per slot, so that 33 is assigned to the first group and incremented by 1 for the next group. Click OK to close the Modify IMA Group window.

2.5

Inspecting and modifying PDH interface settings


Before you start

Note
In Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager, the FTFA is displayed as an interface unit with 8 E1 interfaces and 2 Flexbus interfaces (greyed out). The ATM part of the FTFA is treated as any other interface unit and can therefore be configured with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager. Flexbus-related configurations are performed with Nokia FlexiHub Manager.

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Steps
1. Inspect the PDH settings. Click Configuration TRS Configuration Physical Interfaces....

Figure 6.

Inspecting PDH settings

The following information is displayed:


. . .

In Use (Yes/No) Line Type CRC On

You can access Loop Configuration by clicking the Interface Loops button. 2. Check the interface type. Check the interface type from the dropdown menu in the Transmission Interface Pane. If necessary, select another standard from the list. The standard is selectable for FTPB and FTIA only.

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The available standards for the PDH interface units are:


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FTPB: E1, T1, JT1 FTEB: E1 FTIA: E1, T1, JT1 FTFA: E1

Note
Frequent switching between interface types may cause problems and should be avoided. No mixed configurations of E1/T1/JT1 are allowed on the same transmission submodule. If you change the PDH interface type, the change will be applied to all interfaces of the unit and configurations deleted. Possible traffic will be cut off.

The available line types are the following:


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E1: MultiFrame (select the CRC On check box; default), DoubleFrame (clear the CRC On check box). T1: Extended SuperFrame (select the CRC On check box; default), SuperFrame (clear the CRC On check box) JT1: Extended MultiFrame

The line type can be set independently for each interface. 3. Modify the Lbo and BER settings. You can modify the following settings:
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Line Build Out (Lbo): possible values are 0 dB (default), 7.5 dB and 15 dB. The highest Tx power output for the line interface is 0 dB and it can be attenuated in order to avoid overloading the interface. Lbo has to be defined for JT1 and T1 interfaces. Bit Error Rate (BER): possible values are 10-3 (default), 10-6.

The haul type is configured automatically according to the received signal level. 4. Click Send to save the changes.

Further information

See also the following instructions:

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Configuring loopbacks Inspecting and modifying IMA settings

2.6

Configuring loopbacks
Purpose

The following loopbacks can be configured on PDH interfaces:


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loop to interface (incoming signal is looped back to output directly after the interface) loop to equipment (outgoing signal is looped back to input directly before the interface)

The following loopbacks can be configured on SDH/SONET interfaces:


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long loop to interface (incoming signal is looped back to output directly after the interface) short loop to equipment (outgoing signal is looped back to input directly before the interface)

Steps
1. Select the Tests Interface Loops menu item. A new window opens. 2. Create the loopback. Select the interface for which you want to create a loopback. Select the loopback type from the dropdown menu. The loopback type can be either To Equipment or To Interface.

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Figure 7.

Creating a loopback

3.

Define the loop timeout. Define the New Timeout. It is the time period after which the loopback stops automatically. The default value is 15 minutes, the minimum value is one minute, and the maximum value 1440 minutes (1 day).

4.

Click Send to save the changes.

2.7

Modifying DCN settings


Purpose

The Data Communication Network (DCN) connections are IP over ATM connections that are terminated in the IP routing instance of the transmission submodule. IP packets are transported via ATM/AAL5.

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Before you start

Note
Connection to Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS can be lost if the Data Communication Network settings are modified.

Steps
1. Click Configuration TRS configuration DCN interfaces... The DCN Settings view opens.

Figure 8.

DCN Settings window

In this window you can see the DCN connections. 2. Add and delete DCN connections. If you want to add a DCN connection, click New ATM DCN Interface... Specify the following information:
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ATM Interface Virtual Path

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Virtual Channel Destination IP Address

Click Send to save the changes. If you want to delete a DCN connection, select the connection from the list and click Delete. Before you delete a DCN connection you have to delete all routing table entries that use the connection. For more information, see Modifying IP routes.

2.8

Modifying IP routes
Purpose

Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS has an integrated IP router which has to be configured. In order for the Data Communication Network (DCN) to work, the routing table should be configured so that there is a route to each possible destination address specified.
Before you start

Note
The following IP addresses should not be configured:
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default address (0.0.0.0) multicast address (224.0.0.0/8) broadcast address (255.255.255.255) addresses in the subnet 192.168.255.xxx (internal address) addresses in the subnet 127.xxx.xxx.xxx (reserved for loopbacks)

Steps
1. Click Configuration TRS Configuration Routing... and select the Routing pane.

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Figure 9.

Inspecting IP routing settings

The Routing tab is split into two parts. In the upper part you can see the Static Route Table which shows manually created routes. In the lower part you can see the Forwarding Table which shows the routing information for all active routes, either manually configured or automatically detected. 2. Delete a route. If you want to remove a route, select the route from the list and select the check box next to the Gateway column. You can only delete routes that have been manually configured. They are shown in the Static Route Table. Click Send to save the changes. 3. Add a route. If you want to add a route, click the New Route field to enter an IP address. Click Send to save the changes.

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2.9

Modifying DHCP configurations


Steps
1. Click Configuration TRS Configuration IP Addresses...

Figure 10.

DHCP configurations

2.

Add a new DHCP configuration. Select the check box next to the IP Address column and enter the IP address in the field. Click Send to save the changes.

3.

Modify an existing DHCP configuration. Select the configuration to be modified from the list and modify the IP address. Select the check box next to the IP Address column and enter the IP address in the field. Click Send to save the changes.

4.

Delete a DHCP configuration. Select the configuration from the list and clear the check box next to the IP Address column. Click Send to save the changes.

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5.

If you have modified any of the IP addresses, reset the BTS.

2.10

Modifying NTP settings


Purpose

Time setting in Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS can be handled via Network Time Protocol (NTP) by connecting to an NTP server.

Steps
1. Click Configuration TRS Configuration System Time... The System Time window opens.

Figure 11.

System Time window

2.

Modify NTP settings. Select the NTP server that you want to modify from the list and modify the IP Address. Click Send to save the changes.

3.

Add an NTP server. If you want to add an NTP server, click into an empty field and enter the IP address of the new NTP server. Click Send to save the changes.

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Remove an NTP server. Select the check the box next to the Status column, and click Send to save the changes.

2.11

Modifying public IP address


Purpose

The public IP address of Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS can be reconfigured with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager.

Note
The following IP addresses should not be configured:
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default address (0.0.0.0) multicast address (224.0.0.0/8) broadcast address (255.255.255.255) addresses in the subnet 192.168.255.xxx (internal address) addresses in the subnet 127.xxx.xxx.xxx (reserved for loopbacks)

Steps
1. Click Configuration TRS Configuration IP Addresses... The IP Settings view opens.

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Figure 12.

IP Settings window

2.

Change the public IP address of the TRS Unit of the BTS. Select the address you want to modify and make the necessary modifications.

Note
Changing the IP address usually breaks the DCN connectivity until the other end of the DCN link is re-configured to use the new address as the destination address.

3. 4.

Click Send to save the changes. Reset the BTS.

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Modifying synchronisation settings


Purpose

To ensure the synchronisation of Nokia Flexi WCDMA BTS, you have to configure the recovered timing source and the timing protection source. A maximum of three timing sources are possible, the third always being the internal clock.

Steps
1. Click TRS Configuration Synchronisation... The Synchronisation window opens.

Figure 13.

Synchronisation window

2.

Delete a timing source. Select the check box next to the Timing Source column, and click Send to save the changes.

3.

Click on the timing source field of the timing source you want to modify. A drop-down list opens. Select the timing source you want to configure as the new timing source. Click Send to save the changes.

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Monitoring BTS transmission


Reading transmission alarms
Purpose

The alarms window of Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager gives accurate data about alarms that have occurred in the transmission sub-module.

Steps
1. Open the alarms window. The current alarm list is displayed at the bottom of the Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager window. If the alarm list is not visible, you can resize the lower part of the window by placing the mouse pointer to the bottom of the page and dragging upwards to the desired position.

Figure 14.

Alarms view

2.

Refresh the alarms list.

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Click View Refresh Alarms. 3. Sort the alarms. You can sort the alarms by clicking the column headings. The alarms can be sorted by:
. . . .

Severity Time Description Source

4.

View alarm history. Click the Alarm History icon. Alarms in black colour are active. Alarms in grey colour have been cleared. The Details window shows the time when the alarm was started and when it was cleared.

5.

Inspect the alarm details. To inspect an alarm in more detail, select the alarm in the alarms list. The details are shown on the right side of the view. The alarms are also colour-coded and their severity shown symbolically as described in the table below.

Table 2. Severity
Critical (***) Major (**) Minor (*) Warning (W)

Classification of alarms Class


A
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Symbol

Colour
Red Orange

B
.

C
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Yellow Blue
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The classification of the station alarms of the DC-PIU is described in the table below. When there are no incoming station alarms, the DC-PIU LED is not lit.

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Table 3. Severity

Classification of station alarms Class


A B D

Colour
Red Yellow Green

Critical, major Minor Reminder (disabled A or B alarm)

6.

Save a list of the alarms. Click File Save As Alarms. If you want to save the data displayed in the Alarm History window, click the Save button in the window.

7.

View alarm source. Highlight the alarm whose source you want to view. Click Show Source to see the source of the alarm.

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Measuring BTS transmission


Monitoring the performance of BTS and physical interfaces
Purpose

This procedure instructs how to monitor the performance of the BTS and E1, JT1, T1 interfaces with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager.

Steps
1. Refresh the settings. Click the Refresh button. 2. Open the Performance Monitoring (PM) window and click View TRS Performance Monitoring... Click Details.

3.

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Figure 15.

Performance monitoring

You can inspect the following counters:


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unavailable seconds (UAS) errored seconds (ES) severely errored seconds (SES) background block error (BBE) number of received CBR cells (RxCBRTotCells) number of transmitted CBR cells (TxCBRTotCells) number of received UBR cells (RxUBRTotCells) number of transmitted UBR cells (TxUBRTotCells) discarded cells due to protocol error (DiscCellsProt) number of received cells (RxTotCells) number of transmitted cells (TxTotCells) discarded cells due to header error correction (HEC) violation (DiscCellsHec)

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Figure 16.

Performance monitoring

4.

Inspect the performance of physical interfaces. Select the Interface pane.

Figure 17.

Monitor interface performance

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Select the interface whose performance you want to monitor. For E1, JT1 and T1 you can inspect the physical section. The Time column shows the time when the collection of the data ended. The data is collected at predefined times and the clock used is the internal clock. Note that the first two periods when the measurement starts can be either longer of shorter than 15 minutes. However, their sum is always correct (30 minutes). You can view the presentation in graphical or tabular form by clicking the appropriate buttons. You can inspect the following counters:
. . . .

Unavailable seconds (UAS) Errored seconds (ES) Severely Errored seconds (SES) Background Block Errors (BBE)

5.

Save the performance data report. If you want to save a report of the performance data, select the Reports pane. Select the appropriate check boxes in the Select Counters tree view and click Preview Report. Click Save to save the report.

4.2

Monitoring IMA performance


Purpose

This procedure instructs how to monitor the performance of IMA groups and IMA links with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager.

Steps
1. Open the Performance Monitoring (PM) window. Click View TRS Performance Monitoring... 2. Refresh the settings. Click View Refresh All. 3. Inspect the IMA performance.

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Select the Counters pane and click the IMA Group on the left side of the view.

Figure 18.

Monitoring IMA performance

The Time column shows the time when the collection of the data ended. The data is collected at predefined times and the clock used is the internal clock. Note that the first two periods when the measurement starts can be either longer or shorter than 15 minutes. However, their sum is always correct (30 minutes). You can inspect the following performance counter for IMA groups:
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unavailable seconds for network element (GR-UAS-IMA)

You can inspect the following performance counters for IMA links:
. . . . . . . . .

unavailable seconds (UAS) number of received CBR cells (RxCBRTotCells) number of transmitted CBR cells (TxCBRTotCells) number of received UBR cells (RxUBRTotCells) number of transmitted UBR cells (TxUBRTotCells) discarded cells due to protocol error (DiscCellsProt) number of received cells (RxTotCells) number of transmitted cells (TxTotCells) discarded cells due to header error correction (HEC) violation (DiscCellsHec)

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IMA control protocol (ICP) cell violations (IV-IMA) severely errored seconds (SES) for network element (SES-IMA) unavailable seconds (UAS) for network element (UAS-IMA) transmit unusable seconds for network element (Tx-UUS-IMA) receive unusable seconds for network element (Rx-UUS-IMA) network element transmit link failures (Tx-FC) network element receive link failures (Rx-FC) out of IMA frame anomalies (OIF) during non-SES IMA conditions (OIF-IMA) network element transmit cell stuffing events during non-SES IMA conditions (Tx-Stuff-IMA) network element receive cell stuffing events during non-SES IMA conditions (Rx-Stuff-IMA) severely errored seconds for far-end (SES-IMA-FE) unavailable seconds for far-end (UAS-IMA-FE) transmit unusable seconds for far-end (Tx-UUS-IMA-FE) receive unusable seconds for far-end (Rx-UUS-IMA-FE) far-end transmit link failures (Tx-FC-FE) far-end receive link failures (Rx-FC-FE)

4.

Save the performance data report. If you want to save a report of the performance data, select the Reports pane. Select the appropriate check boxes in the Select Counters tree view and click Preview Report. Click Save to save the report.

4.3

Monitoring ATM performance


Purpose

This procedure instructs how to monitor the ATM performance of the JT1, T1 and E1 interfaces with Nokia WCDMA BTS Site Manager.

Steps
1. Open the Performance Monitoring (PM) window. Click Configuration TRS Performance Monitoring... 2. Refresh the settings. Click View Refresh All.

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Inspect ATM performance. Select the Counters pane and click the ATM Group on the left side of the view.

Figure 19.

Monitoring ATM performance

Select the unit, ATM interface, Virtual Path (VP) and Virtual Channel (VC) you want to inspect. The Time column shows the time when the collection of the data ended. The data is collected at predefined times and the clock used is the internal clock. Note that the first two periods when the measurement starts can be either longer or shorter than 15 minutes However, their sum is always correct (30 minutes). You can inspect the following counters for the ATM interface:
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number of received CBR cells (RxCBRTotCells) number of transmitted CBR cells (TxCBRTotCells) number of received UBR cells (RxUBRTotCells) number of transmitted UBR cells (TxUBRTotCells) unavailable seconds (UAS) discarded cells due to Header Error Control (HEC) violation (DisHec) discarded cells due to protocol errors (DiscCells) number of received cells (RxTotCells) number of transmitted cells (TxTotCells)

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Maintaining BTS Transmission

You can inspect the following counters for VP and VC:


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number of received cells (RxTotCells) number of transmitted cells (TxTotCells)

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Save the performance data report. If you want to save a report of the performance data, select the Reports pane. Select the items by clicking the appropriate check boxes in the Select Counters tree view and click Preview Report. Click Save to save the report.

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