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Overview of the Network Connectivity test - DTX-NSM

The DTX-NSM Network Service Module tests the basic connectivity of a device on a network. The test results can be saved as a stand-alone test or combined with a cable certification test.
 
The Network Connectivity results will display as follows: 
  
                 
  
                                            Example 1                                                                 Example 2
 
 
Here is an overview of the Network Connectivity results screen:
 
Speeds
          Supported speeds by the switch or hub :10/100/1000
          Current speed is displayed in green
 
Duplex (Half/ Full)
          Half duplex - Alternating dotted arrows in both directions
          Full duplex - Arrows solid both directions
 
PoE
          PoE displays if the device appears to support Power over Ethernet
          Fiber displays for a fiber link
 
Crossover Indicator Port Color (twisted pair only)
Compensation is noted with the following port colors:
 
          MDI (green) - Hub or switch compensated for the cable is straight through, or a crossover pairs 12-36
 
          MDI-X (orange) - The DTX for a crossover cable by crossing pairs 12-36
 
          Details located in the Negations Details
 
Network IP Addresses
          DTX
          Gateway
          DHCP Server (Shows only if in DHCP mode)
          DNS Server
 
Ping Replies for Requests
          Results indicated by green or orange-colored check marks or by a red-colored X
 
Traffic Monitor
Traffic characteristics monitored are:
          Utilization
          Collisions
          Errors
          Broadcasts
 
Port Blink
          Icon of the device blinks when the port blink function is active
          Additionally, the hub or switch will have a blinking activity LED light
 
Ping
          The ping list can be entered in manually or imported from LinkWare 
 


Setting up the DTX-NSM CableAnalyzer to test network connectivity:
 
1.        Rotate the dial to MONITOR
 
2.        Highlight > Network Connectivity > press TEST 
  
            
 
3.        Connect the cable or fiber to the appropriate module Jack of all network testing
 
4.        Press TEST 
  
            
 
 
5.        The DTX-NSM CableAnalyzer will perform the following tests: 
  
             
  
             
  
             
  
             
  
             
  
The Network Connectivity results are listed above.

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Author: Adrian Young

Creation Date: 2014-02-21

Last Modified: 2014-02-21