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Chapter 1 - Installing the Network and Systems Management Option

Introduction

Servers

Software Installation on VINES Servers

Chapter 2 - Using Network and Systems Management

Introduction

Monitoring the Server with the Option

Running VNSM at a Workstation

Running VNSM at a VINES Server

Monitoring VINES Servers Without the Option

Understanding Configuration Information and Statistics

Raw Statistics

Computed Statistics

Configuration Information

Displaying Configuration Information and Statistics

Communications Statistics

Service Statistics

File System Statistics

Disk Usage Statistics

Protocol Information

Topology Information

OS Information

Using Special Function Keys

Failing to Retrieve Unavailable Data

Retrieving Large Tables

Using VNSM to Optimize the Network

Monitoring VINES Servers

Summary Statistics

LAN Card Statistics

Protocol Family Statistics

Topology Information

Disk Usage Statistics

File System Statistics

Communication Resources Usage

OS Information and Protocol Information

Service Statistics

Chapter 3 - Network Summary Information and Statistics

Introduction

VINES Network Summary Menu

Revision

Server Load Averages

Mavg

Msgin and Msgout

Drops

Swavg

How VINES Servers Manage Memory

Paging and Swapping

How the Kernel Allocates Memory to Services

Chapter 4 - LAN, T1, and ISDN Interface Information and Statistics

Introduction

Accessing Network Interface Information and Statistics

Viewing Summary Interface Statistics

Viewing Detailed Interface Statistics

Ethernet and StarLAN Interface Details

Omninet Interface Details

ARCNET and VistaLAN/PC Interface Details

IBM PC Network Interface Details

Token-Ring Adapter and Token-Ring Bridge Details

Adapter Statistics

Token-Ring Bridge Details

ProNET-10 Interface Details

ProNET-4 Interface Details

NT LANSTAR PC Details

DaynaTALK Details

T1 Card and LAPD Connection Details

Card Statistics

T1 Driver Statistics

Local and Telco ESF Statistics

LAPD Statistics

ISDN Details

Chapter 5 - Serial Line Interface Information and Statistics

Introduction

Accessing Serial Line Interface Information and Statistics

Viewing Serial Line Statistics

Understanding Link-level and X.25 Packet-level Statistics

Viewing Link-level Statistics

Viewing X.25 Packet-level Statistics

Chapter 6 - Communication Resources Statistics

Introduction

Displaying Configuration Information and Statistics

Factors That Influence Communications Buffer Use

SPP Connections

Open Sockets

Serial Lines

AppleTalk

Routing Tables

Chapter 7 - Service Statistics

Introduction

Factors That Influence Service Memory Use

Chapter 8 - File System Information and Statistics

Introduction

Viewing File System Statistics

Chapter 9 - Disk Information and Usage Statistics

Introduction

Viewing Disk Statistics

Chapter 10 - VINES Protocol Family Statistics

Introduction

Overview of the VINES Protocol Family

Accessing VINES Protocol Family Statistics

VINES IP Statistics

Totin and Totout Counts

Factors That Affect VINES IP Traffic

Detailed VINES IP Statistics

VINES RTP Statistics

VINES 5.00 RTP Packets

VINES 5.50 RTP Packets

VINES RTP Summary Statistics

Detailed RTP Statistics

VINES SPP Statistics

Factors That Affect SPP Connection Usage and SPP Traffic

Detailed SPP Statistics

Chapter 11 - TCP/IP Protocol Family Statistics

Introduction

Overview of the TCP/IP Protocol Family

Further Reading

Accessing TCP/IP Protocol Statistics

ARP Statistics

IP Statistics

Factors That Affect IP Traffic

Detailed IP Statistics

ICMP Statistics

UDP Statistics

TCP Statistics

Chapter 12 - AppleTalk Protocol Family Statistics

Introduction

Overview of the AppleTalk Protocol Family

Accessing AppleTalk Protocol Statistics

AARP Statistics

AARP Packets

Detailed AARP Statistics

DDP Statistics

Factors That Affect DDP Traffic

Detailed DDP Statistics

NBP Statistics

NBP Packets

Detailed NBP Statistics

ATP Statistics

ATP Error Recovery Transaction Procedures

Detailed ATP Statistics

ZIP Statistics

ZIP Packets

Detailed ZIP Statistics

RTMP Statistics

RTMP Packets

Detailed RTMP Statistics

ASP Statistics

ASP Commands

Detailed ASP Statistics

AEP Packets

AEP Detailed Statistics

Chapter 13 - Topology Information

Introduction

Viewing Topology Information

VINES Neighbor Information

What Is a VINES Neighbor?

Viewing VINES Neighbors

VINES Route Information

VINES Route Fields

Tracing a VINES Route

TCP/IP Route Information

TCP/IP Route Fields

AppleTalk Route Information

What is an AppleTalk Route?

AppleTalk Route Fields

RngBeg

RngEnd

Port

Flags

NxtNet

NxtNod

Hops

NZon

NetId

Chapter 14 - Operating System Information

Introduction

Viewing Operating System Statistics and Information

CPU Utilization

Run/Swap Queue

Buffer Activity

Swaps

Paging/Switches

Tables

Memory

Chapter 15 - Optimizing the Network

Introduction

Accessing Optimization Functions

Configuring VINES File System Cache

File System Cache Limits

Determining New File System Cache Sizes

Using the Configure File System Function

Configuring Communications Limits

Determining New Communications Limits

Default and Maximum Communications Limits

Specifying New Communications Limits

Configuring Swap Areas

Overview of Swap Area Configuration

Determining the Need for Additional Swap Space

Caveats and Considerations

Suggestions and Recommendations

Procedure for Adding a Swap Area to a Disk

Deleting a Swap Area from Disk

Configuring Thresholds

Configuring the Z-drive Threshold

Configuring the Router Threshold

Appendix A - Protocol Information

Viewing Protocol Information

VINES Neighbors

VINES Routes

VINES Source-Level Routes

TCP/IP ARP Cache

TCP/IP Interfaces

TCP/IP Domain Name Servers

TCP/IP Routes

TCP/IP UDP Entries

TCP/IP Connection Entries

AppleTalk ARP Cache

AppleTalk Ports

AppleTalk Port Zones

AppleTalk Names

AppleTalk Zones

AppleTalk Routes