Displaying the front panel for the Brocade FCX devices

To display the front panel, click Monitor on the left pane and select Front Panel.

The figure below shows the front panel for the Brocade FCX 648 device.

Figure 12  Brocade FCX 648 front panel

Click any port to display the real-time port information for that port. The figure below shows the Port Realtime Information window. Clicking elsewhere on the panel opens the Device Information window. For more information, refer to Displaying the device information.

Figure 13  Monitoring the real-time port information

The Port Realtime Information window provides links to configure and monitor port parameters:

  • To configure an Ethernet port, click Ethernet Port Configuration. For more information, refer to Configuring an Ethernet port.
  • To view the total number of packets, number of collisions, and number of errors that have occurred on a port, click Ethernet Port Statistic. For more information, refer to Displaying Ethernet port statistics.
  • To view the traffic that is received and transmitted on a port, click Ethernet Port Utilization . For more information, refer to Displaying Ethernet port utilization.