Cisco StadiumVision Getting Started with the Management Dashboard All Releases November 2015

Cisco StadiumVision Getting Started with the Management Dashboard All Releases November 2015
Cisco StadiumVision
Getting Started with the Management Dashboard
All Releases
November 2015
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Table of Contents
Preface ..................................................................................................................................................5
Management Dashboard Overview ....................................................................................................6
Dashboard Terms ...........................................................................................................................6
Dashboard Drawer .......................................................................................................................6
Commands ...................................................................................................................................7
Flash (Cisco DMP 4310G Only) ..................................................................................................9
MIB Variables (Cisco DMP 4310G Only) .....................................................................................9
Registry ........................................................................................................................................9
Staging .......................................................................................................................................10
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) (Cisco DMP 4310G only) .......................................................10
Accessing the Management Dashboard ..........................................................................................12
Logging Into the Management Dashboard .................................................................................13
Logging Out of the Management Dashboard .............................................................................13
Viewing Devices in the Device List ..................................................................................................14
Viewing Devices by Category ......................................................................................................15
Viewing Auto-Registered Devices .............................................................................................15
Viewing Monitored Services ......................................................................................................16
Dashboard Layout ..............................................................................................................................17
Drawers Panel ...............................................................................................................................17
Main Panel/Device List .................................................................................................................18
Device List Controls ...................................................................................................................19
Details Panel ..................................................................................................................................19
DMP Summary Panel ....................................................................................................................20
Server Utilization Gauges ............................................................................................................21
Services Alerts Panel ...................................................................................................................21
Using the Dashboard Features ...........................................................................................................2
Search and Filter Feature ...............................................................................................................2
Searching on a Text String, IP Address, or MAC Address ..........................................................2
Searching by Device Status and Alerts .......................................................................................3
Sending a Command ......................................................................................................................4
Making Changes to Command Parameters ..................................................................................5
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Preface
This guide provides an overview of the Cisco StadiumVision Director Management
Dashboard and how to use it to manage and configure settings for your Cisco
StadiumVision deployment.
NOTE: This document includes illustrations for Cisco StadiumVision Director
Release 2.3, but the content is also applicable to later releases of the Cisco
StadiumVision Director software with some differences in the user interface for
those releases.
Document Audience
The intended audience is Cisco StadiumVision system administrators and Cisco
Technical Field Engineers who are responsible for designing and deploying Cisco
StadiumVision. It is expected that readers of this document are familiar with basic IP
networking technology, have a general understanding of the sports and
entertainment business, and understand the objectives and operations of live
events.
Document History
Table 1.
Revision History
Date
Description
11/09/2015
Updates for Cisco StadiumVision Director Release 4.0 and introduction of the
SV-4K media player.
10/29/2013
Minor revisions for support of later releases.
5/5/2011
First release for Cisco StadiumVision Director Release 2.3.
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Management Dashboard Overview
The Cisco StadiumVision Director Management Dashboard application provides an
interface for managing and monitoring the services and status of the DMPs, TVs,
the Cisco StadiumVision Director Server, and DMP-to-switch connections for your
Cisco StadiumVision deployment. Using the Dashboard, you can view status,
configure settings, and send commands to devices to keep your Cisco
StadiumVision network up and running smoothly. Alert icons provide at-a-glance
device status to help you quickly identify issues that need your attention. You can
mouse over an alert icon to see a tool tip with suggestions for how to resolve the
issue. Additionally, detailed status for devices and monitored services is easily
accessible from the Dashboard interface to help you pinpoint and troubleshoot
issues occurring on the network.
Dashboard Terms
This section lists common terms you will need to familiarize yourself when
managing devices with the Dashboard.
Dashboard Drawer
A “drawer” in the Dashboard refers to the categories in the left window pane of the
Dashboard. As shown in Figure 1, there are five dashboard drawers that provide
access to a collection of related commands and operations for monitoring and
managing communications among Cisco StadiumVision components. Click on a
drawer to expand the tree and access folders of related status and commands. You
can view all devices in Cisco StadiumVision or view devices by zones and groups,
luxury suites, and their auto registration status. Information about the devices
displays in the Main window.
Figure 1.
Dashboard Drawers
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Commands
The Dashboard drawers contain commands that can be sent by Cisco
StadiumVision Director to perform actions and display settings for devices in Cisco
StadiumVision. There are three categories of commands that are sent by Cisco
StadiumVision Director: Switch commands, DMP commands, and TV commands.
Refer to Table 2.
Table 2.
Dashboard Command Categories
Command Category
Description
Switch Commands
Switch commands are IOS commands that perform actions and display
information for the Cisco StadiumVision switch. For example, to toggle PoE
on a switch port, you can send the Power Cycle DMP command to instruct
Cisco StadiumVision Director to send the command to the switch. The switch
will send a command back that reboots the PoE to the switch port connected
to the DMP.
DMP Commands
DMP commands perform actions and display information for DMPs. For
example, to restart Flash on a Cisco DMP 4310G, you can send the Restart
Flash command. This will instruct Cisco StadiumVision Director to send an
HTTP command to the DMP and tell it to restart.
TV Commands
TV commands perform actions and display information about TVs. For
example, to turn a TV on or off, you can send the TV On or TV Off command.
Cisco StadiumVision Director will send the command to the DMP and the
DMP will in turn send an RS-232 command across the RS-232 connection to
tell the TV to turn on or off.
Beginning in Cisco StadiumVision Director Release 4.0, some
Management Dashboard commands have been renamed and/or apply only
to the Cisco DMP 4310G. For a summary of changes to the Management
Dashboard commands, see the Cisco StadiumVision Release Notes for
Release 4.0.
For information about commands supported on the SV-4K media player,
see the “Management Dashboard Commands for the SV-4K Media Player”
topic in the Cisco StadiumVision SV-4K Media Player Deployment Guide or
the Cisco StadiumVision Director Operations Guide.
Figure 2 and Figure 3 show the interaction between the Cisco StadiumVision
components when switch commands, DMP commands, and TV commands are sent
by Cisco StadiumVision Director to the Cisco DMP 4310G.
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Figure 2.
Cisco DMP 4310G Endpoint Control with Cisco StadiumVision Director Commands
Figure 3.
Switch, DMP, and TV Control Commands
Beginning in Cisco StadiumVision Director Release 4.0, some
Management Dashboard commands have been renamed and/or apply only
to the Cisco DMP 4310G. For a summary of changes to the Management
Dashboard commands, see the Cisco StadiumVision Release Notes for
Release 4.0.
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Table 3 lists some of the most common Dashboard commands you will use to
control the switch, DMP, and TV.
Table 3.
Commonly Used Dashboard commands
Command Category
Description
Reboot Device
Power Cycle DMP
Use these commands to restart the DMP on a regular basis. You can either
send the Reboot Device command (if you still have communication to the DMP)
or give the DMP a hard reboot by sending the Power Cycle DMP command.
Display IP
This command displays the DMP’s IP address on the TV screen.
Restart Flash
(Cisco DMP 4310G only) This command restarts the Adobe Flash Player on the
selected DMP(s). This is always a good thing to try if there is problem with a
DMP.
Firmware Upgrade
(Cisco DMP 4310G only) Use this command to upgrade the firmware on the
DMP.
Show Init SWF
This command shows you everything about the device including the IP address,
the switch port, and location.
Beginning in Cisco StadiumVision Director Release 4.0, this
command is renamed to Show Diagnostics and applies to all
media players.
Flash (Cisco DMP 4310G Only)
The DMP utilizes the Adobe Flash Player or simply “Flash” software to deliver HD
graphics and video. If the Adobe Flash player stops working, the DMP stops
working.
MIB Variables (Cisco DMP 4310G Only)
Cisco StadiumVision Director communicates with the DMP through “MIB” variables.
Not to be confused with SNMP MIB variables, DMP MIB variables are basically a
schema where each variable has a name. They function more like registry settings
on a PC.
In Cisco StadiumVision Director, a MIB is a persistent area of the onboard Flash
RAM memory where both initial and static parameters of the DMP processes are
stored. MIB data can be accessed using the Dashboard as well as the Digital Media
Manager (DMM) interface for the DMP. The DMP accepts commands over SSH. By
default, the DMP will accept a SSH session with the user “sysmng” to manage the
system.
This guide also includes details about how to configure MIB variables via SSH and
HTTPS.
Registry
The Management Dashboard Registry is a catch-all configuration value container,
similar in concept (but not in structure or implementation) to the Windows Registry.
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It contains key-value pairs which contain important system wide configuration
values.
Staging
Staging, pre-positioning and pushing content all refer to the act of uploading content
that is active for a given event script to all the DMPs. Staging a template refers to
uploading the screen template and all the customizations, for example, the
configuration of regions, the channel guide, the initial configuration, and the RS-232
commands.
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) (Cisco DMP 4310G only)
CDP is used by the Cisco DMP 4310G only. Beginning in Cisco
StadiumVision Director Release 4.0, the SV-4K media player uses LLDP
for switch communication.
Cisco StadiumVision Director uses Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) to discover the
switch and switch port to which a DMP is connected. By default, the switch will
advertise CDP messages to the DMP once a minute. The DMP picks up that
information which is then retrieved by Cisco StadiumVision Director. The Medianet
Services panel in the Dashboard Device Details window displays the switch IP
address, switch name, and switch port to which the DMP is connected. Refer to
Figure 4. This is helpful to know if you need to escalate an issue with Cisco
technical support.
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Figure 4.
Discovering the DMP Switch Name and Port
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Accessing the Management Dashboard
Cisco StadiumVision Director provides multiple levels of user access to the
Management Dashboard and the Control Panel based on Role Based Access
Control (RBAC). For more information about RBAC, see the “Understanding User
Roles in Cisco StadiumVision Director” topic of the Operation Basics section of
Cisco StadiumVision Director Operations Guide or the “Account Management”
section of the Cisco StadiumVision Director Server Administration Guide.
This guide assumes that you have Administrator access which allows you to access
all screens in the Management Dashboard and Control Panel.
Table 4 lists the Dashboard commands that are accessible by the Administrator,
Support, and Help Desk roles.
Table 4. Role Based Access for the Management Dashboard
Command Category
Command
Administrator
Support
Help Desk
Monitoring
Get Status
Yes
Yes
Yes
Monitoring
Ping
Yes
Yes
Yes
Global
Global DMP Settings
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Display IP
Yes
Yes
Yes
DMP Commands
Restart Flash
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Disable DHCP
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Enable DHCP
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Update MIB
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Send RS232
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Play SWF
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Stop SWF
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Play Media URL
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Stop Media URL
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Set Alpha Transparency
Yes
No
No
DMP Commands
Reboot Device
Yes
No
No
DMP Install
Kernel Upgrade
Yes
No
No
DMP Install
Firmware Upgrade
Yes
No
No
DMP Install
SVD Upgrade
Yes
No
No
DMP Install
Restore Default Settings
Yes
No
No
DMP Install
Initial Config
Yes
No
No
TV Commands
TV On
Yes
Yes
No
TV Commands
TV Off
Yes
Yes
No
Command Category
Command
Administrator
Support
Help Desk
TV Commands
Set Display Input
Yes
Yes
No
TV Commands
Set Display Banner
Yes
Yes
No
TV Commands
Set Closed Caption
Yes
Yes
No
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TV Commands
Set Volume
Yes
Yes
No
TV Commands
Set Video Channel
Yes
Yes
No
Miscellaneous
Query Syslog
Yes
Yes
No
Switch Commands
Power Cycle DMP
Yes
No
No
Switch Commands
Run Cabling Test Using
TDR
Yes
Yes
No
Switch Commands
Show Cabling Test
Results
Yes
Yes
No
Switch Commands
Ping Test
Yes
Yes
Yes
Logging Into the Management Dashboard
1. Log into Cisco StadiumVision Director as the Administrator.
For more information, see the How to Access Cisco StadiumVision Director task
note.
2. Click Management Dashboard.
3. Wait a few moments while Cisco StadiumVision Director loads resources. When
complete, the Management Dashboard screen displays in a separate window.
Note that the Device List is not yet populated. Refer to Figure 5.
Figure 5.
Initial Management Dashboard Screen
Logging Out of the Management Dashboard
Click Logout at the top right corner of the Dashboard to log out of the Dashboard
and return to the main Cisco StadiumVision Director log in screen. A confirmation
message displays when you have been successfully logged out.
Close the Cisco StadiumVision Director window to remove this instance of the
software.
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Viewing Devices in the Device List
When you first log in to the Management Dashboard, the device list is not
populated. To view the devices being managed by the Dashboard:
1. In the Dashboard drawer, click the arrow in front of the globe icon to expand the
tree.
2. Expand the Dashboard folders to view information about the devices for the
selected category. The information displays in the Device List at the center of the
screen. Refer to Figure 6.
Figure 6.
Cisco StadiumVision Director Management Dashboard
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Viewing Devices by Category
The Dashboard drawer displays the DMPs that have been added to the database
(via the Control Panel or Bulk Configuration tool) categorized by zones, groups and
luxury suites to which the DMPs are assigned. You can view the DMPs according to
their zone, group, or luxury suite assignments, or you can view all DMPs by
selecting the All Devices category. Additionally, you can display the status of the
services and servers the Dashboard is monitoring by selecting the Services
category.
Items in the Dashboard drawer are red if at least one DMP in that group, zone or
luxury suite is in RED state. The number within the parenthesis ( ) indicates the total
number of DMPs present in that zone, group or luxury suite, and the number of
DMPs that have auto registered in Cisco StadiumVision Director.
Folder
Description
Zones & Groups
Displays a listing of all the zones and groups
that are managed by Cisco StadiumVision
Director.
Luxury Suites
Displays a listing of all the luxury suites in
the venue that are managed by Cisco
StadiumVision Director.
Auto Registered
Displays a listing of all devices that have
auto registered in Cisco StadiumVision.
All Devices
Displays a listing of all devices in the Cisco
StadiumVision network.
Services
Displays the Monitored Services screen
which shows all operational data in one
console to make it easy to monitor the health
of Cisco StadiumVision. If there are
problems with the server or process, the
Monitored Services tabs at the bottom of the
screen help you identify the issue and
provide suggestions for how to resolve it.
Viewing Auto-Registered Devices
Select Auto Registered in the Dashboard drawer to list all devices that have autoregistered in Cisco StadiumVision. Figure 7 shows an example of DMPs that have
successfully registered with Cisco StadiumVision Director.
Figure 7.
Auto-Registered DMPs in the Dashboard
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For more details about auto-registration on the Cisco DMP 4310G, see the Cisco
StadiumVision Video Endpoint (DMP) Design and Implementation Guide at
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11274/prod_maintenance_guides_list.html.
For information about auto-registration on the SV-4K media player, see the Cisco
StadiumVision SV-4K Media Player Deployment Guide.
Viewing Monitored Services
The Services folder in the Dashboard drawer displays the Monitored Services
screen which shows all operational data in one console to make it easy to monitor
the health of Cisco StadiumVision. If there are problems with the server or process,
the Monitored Services tabs in the Device Details window help you identify the issue
and provide suggestions for how to resolve it.
For the latest information about Monitored Services in Cisco StadiumVision
Director Release 4.0, see the “Management Operations” section of the
Cisco StadiumVision Director Operations Guide.
Figure 8.
Monitored Services Window
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Dashboard Layout
As shown in Figure 9 and described in Table 5, the Dashboard is comprised of six
panels, each with a different purpose:
Figure 9.
Dashboard Layout
Table 5.
Dashboard Layout
Window
Function
Drawers
Allows you to choose operations.
Main
Shows basic information for the DMP(s) you are operating on.
Details
Shows details for the selected DMP you are working on.
Summary
Shows how many DMPs you have and a summary of their overall condition.
Server
Shows utilization statics for the SV Server.
Services
Displays the status of the services that are currently running.
Drawers Panel
As described previously, the Dashboard drawers provide access to a collection of
related commands and operations for monitoring and managing communications
among Cisco StadiumVision components. Click on a drawer to expand the tree and
access folders of related status and commands. You can view all devices in Cisco
StadiumVision or view devices by zones and groups, luxury suites, and their auto
registration status. Information about the devices displays in the Main Panel/Device
List.
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Figure 10 shows an example of the Dashboard screen when the All Devices folder
is expanded.
Figure 10. Dashboard Drawers Window
Main Panel/Device List
The Dashboard Main panel shows the Device List including the location, IP address,
MAC address, model, and firmware version for selected or all devices. It also shows
a time stamp of the last time the device was checked for status. You can click any
heading in the Device List to sort the information by that category.
Items of interest in the Main panel are the alert icons in the first three columns which
provide at-a-glance status of the DMP, the TV, and the TV on/off status. These
statuses indicate the aggregate status derived from the alerts shown in the Details
panel. Refer to Figure 11.
Figure 11. DMP and TV Aggregate Status and Alerts
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Device List Controls
Table 6 defines the device list controls.
Table 6.
Button
Device List Controls
Description
Executes a command on the selected device(s). Referred to as the Play
button in this document.
Cancels the command currently submitted by the logged in user.
Cancels the command currently submitted by any user.
Refreshes the device list.
Selects all devices in the Device List.
Deselects all devices in the Device List.
Removes all devices from the Device List.
Cancels the command currently submitted by the logged in user.
Details Panel
The Dashboard Details panel shows details for the selected DMP you are working
on. Three types of alerts are displayed: minor, major and critical. The Dashboard
takes a summary of the alert statuses to calculate the aggregate status displayed as
normal, warning, and critical alert icons in the Main panel.
Figure 12 illustrates how the aggregate statuses are derived from the detailed status
shown in the Details window.
Figure 12. Detailed DMP Status and TV Status
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Table 7 defines the relationship between the alert icons displayed in the Main
window and the alert icons displayed in the Details window. If the DMP status is red,
the Dashboard will not display an icon for the TV status or the TV On status.
Table 7.
Aggregate Status Alerts
DMP Summary Panel
The Dashboard DMP Summary panel displays a
summary of the status of all DMPs in the network.
The traffic light indicates the overall network status.
Values are green, yellow, and red. By default, the
traffic light is green when 5% or fewer DMPs on the
network are up and running without errors, yellow
when 5-10% of DMPs are unhealthy, and red when
10% or more of the DMPs are unhealthy. You can set
the threshold for when the status is green, yellow, or
red.
Table 8 defines the summary status topics and icons
displayed in the Summary window.
Table 8.
Icon
Network Status Icons
Description
Total number of DMPs in the network.
Number of DMPs in critical state.
Number of DMPs in normal state.
Number of DMPs with non-compliant configurations.
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Server Utilization Gauges
The gauges in the Cisco StadiumVision Director Server Utilization panel provide an
at-a-glance view of the percentage of CPU, memory, and disk space usage for the
Cisco StadiumVision Director Server. Click on the gauge icons to view a graph of
the server utilization history for the selected item, or click on the Graph icon to view
the server utilization history for all categories. Mouse over the graph lines to display
the value for the corresponding status. Server status is polled every 30 seconds.
The browser will not automatically refresh to update the utilization status; you need
to click the refresh button.
Services Alerts Panel
The Dashboard Services Alerts panel provides top level exposure of
network services and internal processes critical to Cisco
StadiumVision Director operation. It shows a list of the services that
are currently being used by the Cisco StadiumVision Director server
and displays alerts indicating their status. This allows quick
identification of the state of these services to help you troubleshoot
issues. For example, if the phones aren’t working, you can check
here to see if the CUCM service is running. If the service is not
running, you can isolate the problem to CUCM. Some of the services
displayed are internal, such as the Cisco StadiumVision Director
database. You can click the refresh icon at the top of the screen to
refresh the data at any time. Also, you can mouse over each service
name to display more details about the service status.
Figure 13 illustrates the relationship between the Server Utilization
data and Services Alerts.
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Figure 13. Server Utilization and Services Alerts
Using the Dashboard Features
This section explains how to use the Dashboard search function, how to send and
change command settings, and how to add/change registry settings.
Search and Filter Feature
When managing hundreds and even thousands of DMPs and TVs in a venue, you
will learn to appreciate the Dashboard search and filter features which provide the
ability to search for DMPs and filter the results shown in the Device List. This allows
you to zero in on devices of interest without having to scroll through the whole
Device List.
There are two ways to use the search box:
•
•
Typing in a text string or a few numeric characters.
Selecting a filter from the Select Search Criteria drop down.
When you perform a search, the search results are added to the current list of
devices in the Device List. Duplicates are dropped to ensure that the Device List
contains unique DMPs. This allows you to perform multiple searches and build up a
desired list of DMPs. You can then execute one or more commands on this list of
DMPs.
Press the minus button below the Device List to clear the DMPs that were added as
a result of search operations as well as DMPs you may have selected from the
device tree on the Select Devices panel.
Searching on a Text String, IP Address, or MAC Address
Table 9 defines the search criteria you can type in the search box. This search
method is handy, for example, when a Cisco StadiumVision operator calls in and
tells you that TV “100-N-500” is not working. You can simply type in that location to
find the TV right away and begin troubleshooting the problem.
As a best practice, include the TV location in the Location name to make it
easier to locate and troubleshoot through the Dashboard.
Table 9.
DMP Search Criteria
Search Criteria
Name,
Description,
Location
Description
If the search field contains text, the Dashboard does a search on the textual name,
description, and location. You can enter partial text strings as the search criteria. For
example, if you enter “test” as the search criteria, DMPs which contain the word “Test”
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in their name, description or location fields will be displayed. Text strings are not casesensitive.
IP Address
If the search field contains the period (.) character, the Dashboard does a search on
the IP address for the DMPs in the database. You can enter a partial IP address as the
search criteria. For example, .44 will match 10.1.44.5, 10.44.5.1.
MAC
Address
search
If the search field contains a semicolon ( : ) character, the Dashboard does a search on
the MAC address for the DMPs in the database. You can enter a partial MAC address
as the search criteria. For example, :6e will match 00:0f:44:00:6e:86.
Searching by Device Status and Alerts
Click the search button with the magnifying glass and plus sign to choose from a
comprehensive list of search criteria. The search criteria displayed here
corresponds to the status shown on the Status tab in the Detailed status window
(bottom of the screen).
The filters allow you to search by detailed device status and alerts in the following
categories:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
DMP Health
TV Health
DMP State
Flash Status (Runtime Status in Release 4.0)
Content Staging
Power Over Ethernet
DMP Reboot
Monitoring
Location
Model (Introduced in Release 4.0)
For example, if you want to show all the DMPs in critical status, you can filter by the
DMP Health  Critical search criteria. Refer to Figure 14.
Figure 14. Searching and Filtering by DMP Health
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Sending a Command
The Device Configuration, Director Configuration, and Tools drawers contain
categories of commands you can send to DMPs.
To send a command:
1. In the Device List, select the DMP(s) to which you want to send the command.
You can do a search on DMPs using the Search feature.
2. Select a command from one of the Dashboard drawers. Use the Device List
controls to select/deselect devices. You can mouse over any control to display a
tool tip about the control.
Figure 15. Selecting a Device and a Command
3. Make changes to command parameters. Not all commands have user-specified
values.
4. Click the Play button.The following confirmation message is displayed:
“Are you sure you want to execute command ‘command name’ on the selected devices ?”
5. Confirm or cancel the action.
While the command is executing on a device, icons will display in the first column of
the Device List next to the device(s). You can mouse over the first column heading
(blank) to view a tool tip that defines each status icon. Refer to Figure 16.
Figure 16. Command Status Icons
When the operation is complete, the results will be updated in the Device List. Use
the scroll bar to view the results for all selected devices. You can view detailed
command from the Device Details tabs.
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The Checked At column in the Device List displays the progress of a command on a
per device basis. Once the command has completed, a timestamp of when the
command completed will be displayed.
You cannot send some commands on a DMP in the Factory Default/Not
Ready state. After initial installation of a Cisco DMP 4310G, use the Initial
Config command (Cisco DMP 4310G only) to move the DMP to the Ready
state. See “Deploying the Initial Configuration” in the Cisco StadiumVision
Management Dashboard Device Configuration Commands guide.
Making Changes to Command Parameters
Some commands have user-specified parameters that you can set as described
here.
Parameters that are common between DMP models are sent to all models.
Be sure to enter parameters specific to a DMP type in the correct tab.
1. Select a command. A description of the command and the command parameters
box displays in the Dashboard Drawers panel.
2. In the Command Parameters box, select the appropriate tab for the DMP type.
•
Legacy releases─Tabs are Common, 4305 Parameters, or 4310
Parameters.
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Release 4.0─Tabs are Common, 4310 Parameters, or SV-4K Parameters.
3. Type the desired value for the parameter name.
4. Click the Play button in the Device List to send the command.
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Figure 17. Changing Command Parameters
Table 10 defines the button icons in the Command parameters box.
Table 10.
Icon
Buttons in the Command Parameters Box
Description
Removes currently selected file.
Refresh button. After you upload a file, click the Refresh button to refresh the file list
displayed by the Dashboard.
Upload button. Click the Upload button to upload the firmware to the Cisco StadiumVision
Director server. This button is displayed only for the Upgrade Firmware commands.
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