CA Spectrum Office Hours Transcript

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If you were unable to attend the August session off Office Hours for Spectrum below is the dialog from the online chat.  Stay tuned for another session which will be in the coming months. Below is the transcript of the online chat. 

 

08/16/2017    11:02:15 AM    from Suzanne Macaluso to Everyone:

            Hi everyone lets get started! This is your opportunity to ask the team your CA spectrum questions. 

 

08/16/2017    11:03:27 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Dear Spectrum Community User, Welcome to CA Spectrum Office Hours

 

08/16/2017    11:03:47 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            We have SME's from the Spectrum Engineering to take any questions you have

 

08/16/2017    11:04:31 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            We also have Product Management team, Education, Support teams for this session

 

08/16/2017    11:05:53 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Just to know that we are expanding our footprint in terms of Monitoring MPLS Core. And we now support Alcatel/Nokia for MPLS and VPLS Management

 

08/16/2017    11:06:11 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            This is almost code complete and ready for Beta

 

08/16/2017    11:06:45 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Also some of the usability enhancements like IPv6 Search

 

08/16/2017    11:07:49 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            We want an list of all out of box CA Spectrum events containing event code, desc, vendor, mib version

 

08/16/2017    11:09:16 AM    from Rajanikanta Sahoo to Everyone:

            you mean through rest response ?

 

08/16/2017    11:10:50 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            no, a list of events thats comes default with spectrum from CA

 

08/16/2017    11:11:08 AM    from Rajanikanta Sahoo to Everyone:

            those events we can get from OC thick client

 

08/16/2017    11:11:16 AM    from Rajanikanta Sahoo to Everyone:

            event configuration

 

08/16/2017    11:11:36 AM    from Rajanikanta Sahoo to Everyone:

            there it will list all the event code and corresponding event details and rules

 

08/16/2017    11:12:32 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            yes, but need an overveiw over the ranges used by CA

08/16/2017    11:13:33 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Hello Bjork, Right, this is not available right now. And we are working towards this.

 

08/16/2017    11:13:41 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            for example a list in this format

 

08/16/2017    11:13:51 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            xxxxx-yyyyyy, vendor A events, from mib ver 1.1

zzzzzz-aaaaaa, vendor B events, from mib ver 2.2

 

08/16/2017    11:14:21 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            Nice, when will this list be available ?

 

08/16/2017    11:14:53 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            We dont have an ETA. But I can sync with you seperately and show you what we are doing

 

08/16/2017    11:15:05 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            And it solves your purpose

 

08/16/2017    11:15:28 AM    from Diana Parks to Everyone:

            Did you know we have a dedicated CA Spectrum Learning Path? Check it out here: https://learningpaths.ca.com/spectrum

 

08/16/2017    11:17:00 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            thanks, that would be nice to see what you are working on

 

08/16/2017    11:17:14 AM    from Diana Parks to Everyone:

            Are you a visual learner? Then we have some quick technical "How To" videos for you at this Spectrum YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLynEdQRJawmwSUZ9YRddVw61DgsGTvEdj

 

08/16/2017    11:17:20 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Great. I will email you and setup some time

08/16/2017    11:21:06 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            By the way we are also working on exporting the Events from Spectrum

 

08/16/2017    11:21:30 AM    from Sarbdeep Singh to Suzanne Macaluso (privately):

            We have recently released our 2nd Spectrum device certification pack for 10.X customers.

 

08/16/2017    11:21:37 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            So the events can be exported to flat file

08/16/2017    11:21:38 AM    from Sarbdeep Singh to Everyone:

            We have recently released our 2nd Spectrum device certification pack for 10.X customers.

 

08/16/2017    11:23:54 AM    from Suzanne Macaluso to Everyone:

            Coming up August 24th another webcast session: Next Generation Network Monitoring with CA Spectrum at 11AM EST.  Check out the community for more details

 

08/16/2017    11:24:13 AM    from Diana Parks to Everyone:

            Want to become Certified in CA Spectrum? Download this Free Study Guide and take the Exam: https://www.ca.com/content/dam/ca/us/files/education-offering/cat-061-ca-spectrum-10x-implementation-proven-professional-study-guide.pdf

 

08/16/2017    11:24:49 AM    from Sarbdeep Singh to Everyone:

            We extended the Dashboard and Report capabilities of CA Business Intelligence Jaspersoft. Customers can now use a single Unified CA Business Intelligence Jaspersoft instance to display content from CA Spectrum, CA Unified Infrastructure Management, CA Service Operation Insight and CA Performance Management in a single dashboard.

 

08/16/2017    11:25:15 AM    from Diana Parks to Everyone:

            Are you on the latest version of CA Spectrum? Learn how to upgrade using with this YouTube Playlist:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLynEdQRJawmx0DNdN42y8UQVfoGCFSqKO

 

08/16/2017    11:26:59 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            is there a direct link for the web client,  to get direct to an GC i topology view in the webclient ? to use in 3rd party portal

 

08/16/2017    11:28:35 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            @Bjornk, We do have a direct link to Web Client, But not with pre selected GC

 

08/16/2017    11:28:50 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            so it's not possible to show the topology view  in a 3rd party portal ?

 

08/16/2017    11:32:54 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Yes, There is URL available. But it will land you to complete Topology

 

08/16/2017    11:33:07 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            And not preselected with GC

 

08/16/2017    11:33:14 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Will that help?

 

08/16/2017    11:34:14 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            I will send the url details when I sync with you on the other topic

08/16/2017    11:34:45 AM    from bjornk to Everyone:

            someway, but should have been possible to go direct to an GC. Thanks

 

08/16/2017    11:35:13 AM    from Nagesh Jaiswal to Everyone:

            Sure. Noted. We will take that as input

 

08/16/2017    11:35:23 AM    from Ravindra Kumar Puli to Everyone:

            it is possible definitely

 

08/16/2017    11:38:11 AM    from Joe Poutre to Everyone:

            Thank you!

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