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6.7 Trouble Clearing

6.7.1 Overview

Following are procedures to recover the equipment if it is in failure. Failed conditions


are issued to LED on the equipment and to the status information on WebLCT. Refer
to , and
for the indications.

6.7.2 Making Contact with NEC

For the technical assistance or information, contact your project contractor, or an


NEC supporting office.

6.7.3 Objects and Their Condition Types

Descriptions and procedures for the trouble clearing are organized in the alphabetic
order of indication messages. Alarm indication messages and their procedures to
clear the conditions are provided as the following:

Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (1 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


Adaptive CLK Status MSE [MSE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
ALS STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
APS Lock-in Status STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
APS Online Status STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
APS Protection Status STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
APS SW STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
ATPC Power Mode MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
AU AIS MJ STM-1 [STM1-A] .
AU LOP MJ STM-1 [STM1-A] .
Bus Error MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Card Type Mismatch MN Main Card [MC-M]
CLK Drift MN Main Card [MC-M]
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (2 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


CLK FAIL MN 16E1 [16E1-A]

MN GbE [GbE-A]

MN Main Card [MC-M]


MN MODEM [MODEM-A]
MN STM-1 [STM1-A]
CLK Status Changed MJ Main Card [MC-M]
CLk2M Mount Status Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Cluster Alarm Out MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Communication FAIL MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ Main Card [MC-M]


MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
MJ TERM-M
DB Mismatch MJ Main Card [MC-M]
E1 AIS MJ / 16E1 [16E1-A]
E1 AIS Generated 16E1 [16E1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
E1 AIS Generated
STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
E1 LOS MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
Early Warning MN MODEM [MODEM-A]
ETH LOS MJ GbE [GbE-A]

ETH TF MJ GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)


ETH-OAM LOC MJ IDU
ETH-OAM Mismerge MN IDU
ETH-OAM RDI MJ IDU
ETH-OAM Unexpected MEP MN IDU
EXT CLK AIS MN Main Card [MC-M]
EXT CLK LOF MJ Main Card [MC-M]
EXT CLK Loop MJ Main Card [MC-M]
EXT CLK LOS MN Main Card [MC-M]
EXT CLK Mount Status Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (3 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


EXT CLK Output Status Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
EXT CLK Quality Level Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
EXT CLK Type Mismatch MJ Main Card [MC-M]
EXT CLK Unequipped MJ Main Card [MC-M]
FAN FAIL MJ FAN [FAN-M]
FDB Full IDU (This condition is not an alarm.)
Firmware Version Mismatch MN Main Card [MC-M]
Flow Control GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

Frame ID MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]


Hardware Version Mismatch MN Main Card [MC-M]
High BER MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
HKC [assigned item] /* AUX [AUX-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
HKC [assigned item] AUX [AUX-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
HP PLM MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
HP RDI MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
HP TIM MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
HP UNEQ MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
IF Cable Short MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
InPhase MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
L2SYNC Loss MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
LACP Status GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
LAG Link MJ IDU (This condition is not an alarm.)
LAG LLF Status GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
LAG Port Loop Detect GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
LAG Port Status GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
LAN Link MJ GbE [GbE-A]

LLF GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

LLF Message Timeout GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

LO REF MJ ODU
LOF MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
LOM MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
Low BER MN MODEM [MODEM-A]
LP PLM MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (4 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


LP RDI MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
LP UNEQ MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
LTI MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Main Card Alarm MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Main Card CPU Alarm MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Main Card Memory FAIL MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Main Card USB FAIL MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Maintenance Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
MDI/MDI-X GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

MOD MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]


MODEM Power Supply MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
MODEM Power Supply Alarm MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
Module MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ Main Card [MC-M]


MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
MJ TERM-M
MS AIS MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
MS RDI MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
Mute Status ODU (This condition is not an alarm.)
ODU Alarm MJ ODU
ODU CPU / Cable Open MJ ODU
ODU Power Supply MJ ODU
Online Status MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
PJE STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Power Supply MJ PS [PS-M]
PPS FAIL MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Radio Traffic aggregation Link MJ IDU
RDI MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
RS DEG MN STM-1 [STM1-A]
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (5 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


RS EXC MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
RS LOF MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
RS TIM MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
RS UAS Status STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Running Status Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
RX Bus Error MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
RX Level MJ ODU
RX Modulation MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
RX SW Status MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
SBY Communication FAIL Main Card [MC-M]
MJ
(TERM)
SBY RX Bus Error MJ Main Card [MC-M]
SBY TX Bus Error MJ Main Card [MC-M]
SFP Port Type GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

SFP Removed MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
SFP Type Mismatch MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
SNCP Protection Status Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
SNCP SW Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Softkey Equip Serial Mismatch MJ Main Card [MC-M]
Speed & Duplex GbE [GbE-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)

Squelch Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)


SSM Fail MN Main Card [MC-M]
STM-1 AIS Generated STM-1 [STM1-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
STM-1 LOS MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
Switch Complete Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Switch Over FAIL Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (6 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


Switched Reason Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
Switched Time Main Card [MC-M] (This condition is not an alarm.)
TDM Buffer Underrun MJ MSE [MSE-A]
TDM/AMR Range Mismatch MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
Temperature MN Main Card [MC-M]
TERM Card Change TERM-M (This condition is not an alarm.)
TF MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
Total FDB Full IDU (This condition is not an alarm.)
TU AIS MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
TU LOP MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
TX Bus Error MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
TX Input MJ ODU
TX Modulation MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
TX Power MJ ODU
TX SW Lock-in Status MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
TX SW Reverse Request MODEM [MODEM-A] (This condition is not an alarm.)
TX SW Status ODU (This condition is not an alarm.)
Type Mismatch MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ ODU
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
MJ TERM-M
UAE MN MODEM [MODEM-A]
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Table 6-8 List of Alarms & Status (7 of 7)

INDICATION Severity Object Procedure


Unequipped MJ 16E1 [16E1-A]
MJ AUX [AUX-A]
MJ FAN-M [FAN-M]

MJ GbE [GbE-A]

MJ Main Card [MC-M]


MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
MJ MSE [MSE-A]
MJ PS [PS-M]
MJ STM-1 [STM1-A]
MJ TERM-M
Unlocked MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
Usage Error MN 16E1 [16E1-A]
XIF MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
XPIC Mode Mismatch MJ MODEM [MODEM-A]
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Adaptive CLK Status

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the status of the outputs in
the adaptive clock has changed.

ALS

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the ALS function has
suspended optical outputs at indicated STM-1 optical port.

APS Lock-in Status

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the APS Protection
Switching is in the locked-in status.

APS Online Status

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the online status of APS
Protection.

APS Protection Status

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the APS Protection status, such
as FS, SF, SD, MS and NR.

APS SW

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message notifies that the selected APS Protection
has been changed.
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ATPC Power Mode

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that a failure of APTC control
signal (for 90 seconds), or a status of MAX Power (for 90 seconds) has been
detected.

AU AIS

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , an AU (Administrative Unit) Alarm Indication
Signal has been detected from the incoming signal on the indicated facility. The
problem of this condition pertains to the MSA function of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-5
1. Check if any alarms occur to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is associated
with the indicated facility.
2. Clear the condition that causes the alarm at the far-end NE.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the AU AIS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

AU LOP

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure of AU (Administrative Unit) LOP
(Loss of Pointer) has been detected from the incoming signal on the indicated facility.
The problem of this condition pertains to the MSA function of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-6
1. Check if any alarms occur to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is associated
with the indicated facility.
2. Clear the condition that causes the alarm at the far-end NE.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the AU LOP alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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Bus Error

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure occurs to the Bus on the indicated
Main Card.

Procedure 6-7

1. Replace the MC-M Card that issues the alarm.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Bus Error alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Card Type Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the MC-M Card in active and that in the standby
mode do not match.

Procedure 6-8
1. Using the WebLCT, retrieve the Equipment Inventory Information to check
the Code No. of installed MC-M Cards.
2. Replace either the MC-M Card to allow compatibility with the other.

Do not attempt to remove MC-M Card in the active mode. If the


target MC-M is in active, switch its mode to the standby to replace.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Card Type Mismatch alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

CLK Drift

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the reference clock frequency of the incoming
signal of the indicates facility is out of synchronized range. The problem of this
condition pertains to the far-end NE.
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Procedure 6-9
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the equipment in the other site, and clear it/
them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the CLK Drift alarm is cleared.

3. Is the CLK Drift alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 4.

4. Check if any alarm(s) issued to the indicated port/line is/are cleared.


5. Is any alarm reported to the indicated port/line?
YES: Clear it/them, then go to Step.
NO: Contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
6. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the CLK Drift alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

CLK Fail

Main Card [MC-M Card]


MODEM [MODEM-A Card]
16E1 [16E1-A]
STM-1 [STM1-A]
GbE [GbE-A]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the reference clock source failure is detected
from the incoming signal of the indicated facility. The problem of this condition
pertains to the optical fiber cable or electrical cable of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-10

1. Check if any other alarm(s) is/are detected from/for the indicated facility or from
the other site.
2. Clear the alarm(s).
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the CLK Fail alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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CLK Status Changed

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm.The massage indicates that a change has been made to
Reference Clock:

CLK2M Mount Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm.The massage indicates the status of mounted CLK2
Module.

Cluster Alarm Out

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the Cluster Alarm is
enabled to output.

Communication Fail

Main Card [MC-M Card]


MODEM [MODEM-A Card]
16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]
TERM [TERM-M Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure occurs in the equipment internal
communication among the optical Cards.

Procedure 6-11

1. Replace the optical Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Communication Fail alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.
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DB Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the configuration data stored in the active MC-
M and standby MC-M do not match.

1. Launch WebLCT.

2. Click the Maintenance tool button on the WebLCT.

3. Execute the CPU Reset to the standby MC-M Card. Refer to


for the resetting procedure.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the DB Mismatch alarm is cleared.

5. Is DB Mismatch alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 6.
6. Execute the H/W Reset to the standby MC-M.

7. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the DB Mismatch alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

E1 AIS

16E1 [16E1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , AIS (Alarm Indication Signal) is detected from
the incoming signal on the indicated facility. The problem of this condition pertains
to the indicated line of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-12

1. Check if any alarm(s) is/are detected in a facility/path of the far-end NE that is


associated with the indicated facility. If any exists, clear it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the E1 AIS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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E1 AIS Generated

16E1 [16E1-A Card]


STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the AIS is generated on the
E1 Channel.

E1 LOS

16E1 [16E1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , E1 LOS (Loss of Signal) is detected from the
incoming signal of the indicated facility. The problem of this condition pertains to the
cable connection of the far-end NE.
1. Check the cable connections or the equipment at the opposing site, and correct
them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the E1 LOS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Early Warning

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detects degradation of radio signals.
(Early Warning threshold detection.)

Procedure 6-13

1. Launch the WebLCT.

2. Display the Current Metering to check RX Level .


If the value is appropriate, replace the IDU.
If the value is inappropriate, proceed with the flowchart:
.
This step ends the procedure.
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ETH LOS

GbE [GbE-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the LOS (Loss of Signal) is detected from the
incoming signal on the indicated Ethernet facility. The problem of this condition
pertains to the optical fiber or to the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-14
1. Verify that the cable connections are all appropriate.

2. Check if any alarm(s) is/are issued to the far-end NE. If any exist(s), clear it/
them.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH LOS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

ETH TF

GbE [GbE-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected in an installed SFP module.
The problem of this condition is likely to be caused by a defective SFP module.

Procedure 6-15

1. Replace the target SFP module.


2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH TF alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

ETH-OAM LOC

IDU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the LOC (Loss of Connectivity) is detected
from the indicated MEP. The problem of this condition pertains to the far-end NE or
the MEG/MEP Configuration Error in the WebLCT.

Procedure 6-16

1. Check if any alarm occurs to the far-end NE that is associated with the indicated
MEP, and clear the condition(s).
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2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM LOC alarm is cleared.
3. Is the ETH-OAM LOC alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Check the MEG/MEP Configuration in the WebLCT, and go to Step 4.
4. Is the MEG/MEP Configuration appropriate?
YES: Go to Step 6..
NO: Correct the configuration, and go to Step 5.
5. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM LOC alarm is cleared.
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 6.

6. Check the MEG/MEP Configuration on the far-end site.

7. Is MEG/MEP Configuration on the far-end site appropriate?


YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Correct them, and go to Step 8.

8. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM LOC alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

ETH-OAM Mismerge

IDU

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the received ETH-CC Frame matches to the
MEP level, but with an incorrect maintenance ID. This may be caused by receiving
the unexpected ETH-CC Frames from the far-end NE, or by the MEG/MEP
Configuration error in WebLCT.

Procedure 6-17
1. Check the MEG/MEP Configuration, and correct it if it has any error.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM Mismerge alarm is
cleared.
3. Is the ETH-OAM Mismerge alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Check the MEG/MEP Configuration of the far-end NE, and go to Step
4.
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4. Is MEG/MEP Configuration on the far-end site appropriate?


YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Correct them, and go to Step 5.
5. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM Mismerge alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

ETH-OAM RDI

IDU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the RDI (Remote Defect Indication) is detected
from the received ETH-CC Frame on the indicated MEP. The problem of this
condition pertains to alarms (failure) at the peer MEP.

Procedure 6-18

1. Check if any alarm is issued to an MEG of a peer MEP that is associated with the
indicated MEP.
2. Is there any alarm occurring?
YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Clear it/them, and go to Step 3.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM RDI alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

ETH-OAM Unexpected MEP

IDU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a mismatch of ETH-CC transmit period is
detected from the indicated MEG. The problem is a mismatch between the MEG
Configuration of local NE and that of far-end NE in WebLCT.

Procedure 6-19
1. Check the MEG Configuration, and correct it if it has any error.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM Unexpected MEP
alarm is cleared.
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3. Is the ETH-OAM Unexpected MEP alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Check the MEG Configuration of the far-end NE, and go to Step 4.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ETH-OAM Unexpected MEP
alarm is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

EXT CLK AIS

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , AIS (Alarm Indication Signal) is detected from
the incoming signal on the External Clock IN Port. The problem of this condition
pertains to the external timing source.

Procedure 6-20

1. Check if any alarm is issued to the opposing NE, and clear it/them if exist(s).

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK AIS alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

EXT CLK LOF

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , LOF (Loss of Frame) is detected from the
incoming 2 Mbps signal on the External Clock IN port. The problem of this condition
pertains to the external timing source.

Procedure 6-21
1. Check if any alarm is issued to the opposing NE, and clear it/them if exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK LOF alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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EXT CLK Loop

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a timing loop is detected on the EXT CLK. This
alarm is issued if both the EXT CLK IN and EXT CLK OUT selects the NE Clock
for the timing source.

If the destination of EXT CLK OUT and source of EXT CLK IN are
different NEs, ignore this alarm.

Procedure 6-22

1. Launch the WebLCT, and display the Ext Clock Setting window.

2. Change the reference clock source from EXT CLK IN to other reference clock
source.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK Loop alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.

If EXT CLK IN is not used for the system clock, delete it from the
reference clock.
This step ends the procedure.

EXT CLK LOS

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , LOS (Loss of Signal) is detected from the
incoming signal on the indicated facility. The problem of this condition pertains to
input cables or to the external timing source.

Procedure 6-23
1. Check if the cable connections are all appropriate. If not, correct them.

2. Check if any alarm is issued to the far-end NE. If exists, clear it/them.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK LOS alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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EXT CLK Mount Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the status of mounted EXT
CLK module.

EXT CLK Output Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the status EXT CLK outputs.

EXT CLK Quality Level

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the quality level of EXT CLK
outputs.

EXT CLK Type Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the indicated Card.
The problem of this condition is likely to be caused by an invalid Card type.

Procedure 6-24

1. Replace the CLK2M-C Card on the MC-M Card.


2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK Type Mismatch alarm
is cleared.
3. Is the EXT CLK Type Mismatch alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace MC-M Card, then go to Step 4.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK Type Mismatch alarm
is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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EXT CLK Unequipped

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the MC-M Card. This
condition is caused if the CLK2M-C Card is not properly mounted.

Procedure 6-25

1. Check CLK2M-C Card to see if it is properly mounted. If not, mount it properly.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK Unequipped alarm is
cleared.
3. Is the EXT CLK Unequipped alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace MC-M Card, then go to Step 4.

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the EXT CLK Unequipped alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

FAN Fail

FAN [FAN-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the indicated FAN-M
Card.

Procedure 6-26
1. Replace the FAN.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the FAN Fail alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

FDB Full

IDU
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the FDB of the specified
VLAN is full
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Firmware Version Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the firmware version stored in the
active MC-M Card and that in the standby MC-M Card do not match.

Procedure 6-27

1. Launch WebLCT to display Inventory window, and check the firmware versions
of both MC-M Cards.
2. Is the firmware versions of both MC-M Cards the same?
YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Conform the firmware version of either one to the other by the firmware
download or by the ROM switch.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Firmware Version Mismatch
alarm is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Flow Control

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the status of indicates Ethernet
port regarding its flow control.

Frame ID

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the Frame ID (route differentiation
ID) and its expected value do not match.

Procedure 6-28

1. Check the Frame ID values at both the remote and local NEs.

2. If the Frame ID values are correct, replace the IDU.

This step ends the procedure.


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Hardware Version Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the hardware version of the active
MC-M Card and that of the standby MC-M Card do not match.

Procedure 6-29

1. Launch WebLCT to display Inventory window, and check the hardware versions
of both MC-M Cares.
2. Is the hardware versions of both MC-M Cards the same?
YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Replace the invalid MC-M Card with the correct versions.

Do not attempt to remove the active MC-M. If the invalid MC-M is in


active, switch its mode to standby to replace.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Hardware Version Mismatch
alarm is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

High BER

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the radio signals are degraded (too
high), where the threshold is 1E-3/1E-4/1E-9.

Procedure 6-30
1. Launch the WebLCT.

2. Display the Current Metering to check RX Level .


If the value is appropriate, replace the IDU.
If the value is inappropriate, proceed with the flowchart:
.
This step ends the procedure.
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HP PLM

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , PLM (Payload Label Mismatch) is detected
from the incoming signal (Higher Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem
of this condition pertains to the configuration of far-end NE.

Procedure 6-31
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is
associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear the alarm(s) at the far-end NE.
NO: Contact NEC.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the HP PLM alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

HP RDI

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , RDI (Remote Defect Indication) is detected
from the incoming signal (Higher Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem
of this condition is caused by an HP alarm at the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-32

1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is


associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear the alarm(s) at the far-end NE.
NO: Contact NEC.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the HP RDI alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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HP TIM

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , TIM (Trace Identifier Mismatch) is detected
from the incoming signal (Higher Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem
of this condition pertains to the J1 setting or to the far-end NE setting.

Procedure 6-33
1. Launch WebLCT to display the STM-1 Port Setting window.
WebLCT Menu Path:
Provisioning
E1/STM-1/Cross Connect Setting
STM-1 Port Setting
2. Check if the value of Received Higher Order Path Trace and that of
Expected Higher Order Path Trace match.

3. Do they match?
YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Correct the value.

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the HP TIM alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

HP UNEQ

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , HP UNEQ (Unequipped) is detected from the
incoming signal (Higher Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem of this
condition pertains to the crossconnect settings of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-34
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the facility or path of the far-end NE that is
associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear it/them.
NO: Contact NEC.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the HP UNEQ alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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IF Cable Short

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the I/F Cable between IDU and
ODU is short-circuited.

Procedure 6-35

1. Replace the IF Cable.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the IF Cable Short alarm is cleared.

3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the IDU, and go to 4..

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the IF Cable Short alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

InPhase

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the DADE status of the
incoming signals at MODEM-1 and that at MODEM-2 are in phase or not. If they are
in phase, a hitless switching operation is available.

L2SYNC Loss

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the frame synchronization loss is detected from
the GFP Frame on MODEM port.

Procedure 6-36

1. Launch the WebLCT.

2. Display the Current Metering to check RX Level .


If the value is appropriate, replace the IDU.
If the value is inappropriate, proceed with the flowchart:
.
This step ends the procedure.
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LACP Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the current status of LACP
(Link Aggregation Control Protocol).

LAG LINK

IDU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that all the member ports of Ethernet
LAG (Link Aggregation Group) have failed. The problem of this condition pertains
to the optical fiber cables or to the fa-end NE.

Procedure 6-37
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) in the opposing site, and clear it/them if exist(s).

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LAG LINK alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LAG LLF Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the settings of Link
Aggregation Group - Link Loss Forwarding.

LAG Port Loop Detect

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the received LACP Frame
has its own MAC Source Address for its Source Address.
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LAG Port Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the Active/Standby status of
LAG member ports.

LAN Link

Main Card [MODEM-A Card]


GbE [GbE Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the Link-Down is detected from the indicated
Ethernet port. The problem of this condition pertains to the optical fiber cables or to
the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-38

1. Check the connections of optical fiber cables.


Connect optical fiber cables properly.
Replace optical fiber cables if required.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LAN LINK alarm is cleared.

3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 4.

4. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE, and clear it/them if any exist(s).
5. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LAN LINK alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LLF

Main Card [MODEM-A Card]


GbE [GbE Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the status of Link Loss
Forwarding.
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LLF Message Timeout

GbE [GbE-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the conditional signals for
LLF control have repeatedly been received from the opposing radio equipment.

LO REF

ODU

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the Local Reference Signal Loss is detected
from ODU.

Procedure 6-39

1. Check the IF Cable (cable type. cable length, and the loss).
2. Is the appropriate IF Cable properly connected?
YES: Go to Step 5.
NO: Correct the IF Cable, and go to Step 3..

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LO REF alarm is cleared.

4. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 5.

5. Replace the ODU.

6. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LO REF alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LOF

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


This message indicates that the Loss of Frame is detected at the Radio side.

Procedure 6-40

1. Launch the WebLCT, and display the Current Metering to check RX Level :
If the value is appropriate, go to Step 4.
If the value is inappropriate, proceed with the flowchart:
.
6-65

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LOF alarm is cleared.
3. Is the alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 4.
4. Replace the IDU.

5. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LOF alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LOM

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the Loss of Multiframe is detected from the
indicated STM-1 Port. The problem of this condition pertains to the HPA function at
the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-41

1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the facility or path in the far-end NE, and clear
it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LOM alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Low BER

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , radio signals are degraded (too low), where the
threshold is 1E-3/1E-4/1E-9.

Procedure 6-42
1. Launch the WebLCT.

2. Display the Current Metering to check RX Level .


If the value is appropriate, replace the IDU.
If the value is inappropriate, proceed with the flowchart:
.
This step ends the procedure.
6-66

LP PLM

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , PLM (Payload Label Mismatch) is detected
from the incoming signal (Lower Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem
of this condition pertains to the configuration of far-end NE.

Procedure 6-43
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is
associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear the alarm(s) at the far-end NE.
NO: Contact NEC.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LP PLM alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LP RDI

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , RDI (Remote Defect Indication) is detected
from the incoming signal (Lower Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem
of this condition is caused by an LP alarm at the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-44

1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to a facility or path in the far-end NE that is


associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear the alarm(s) at the far-end NE.
NO: Contact NEC.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the HP RDI alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-67

LP UNEQ

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , LP UNEQ (Unequipped) is detected from the
incoming signal (Lower Order Path) on the indicated facility. The problem of this
condition pertains to the crossconnect settings of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-45
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the facility or path of the far-end NE that is
associated with the indicated facility.
2. Is any alarm occurring?
YES: Clear it/them.
NO: Contact NEC.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LP UNEQ alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

LTI

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detects LTI (Loss of Timing Inputs)
where the IDU does not synchronize with any reference sources. The problem of this
condition pertains to the optical fiber cables, electrical cables, or to the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-46
1. Check if any alarm regarding the reference clock occur. If any exist(s), clear it/
them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the LTI alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Main Card Alarm

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , it shows that the indicated MC-M Card has the
hardware failure.
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Procedure 6-47
1. Replace the failed MC-M Card.

Do not attempt to remove the MC-M Card in the active mode. If the
target MC-M is in active, switch its mode to the standby to replace.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card Alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Main Card CPU Alarm

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the CPU on the indicated MC-M Card has a
failure.

Procedure 6-48

1. Launch WebLCT.
2. Click the Maintenance tool button on the WebLCT.

3. Execute the CPU Reset to the target MC-M Card. Refer to


for the resetting procedure.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card CPU Alarm is
cleared.
5. Is Main Card CPU Alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 6.
6. Execute the H/W Reset to the standby MC-M.

7. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card CPU Alarm is
cleared.
8. Is Main Card CPU Alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the target MC-M Card, and go to Step 9.

9. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card CPU Alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.
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Main Card Memory FAIL

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detects an error in the Main Card
memory.

Procedure 6-49

1. Replace the target MC-M Card.

Do not attempt to remove the MC-M Card in the active mode. If the
target MC-M is in active, switch its mode to the standby to replace.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card Memory FAIL alarm
is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Main Card USB FAIL

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detect the USB connection error.

Procedure 6-50

1. Replace USB.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card USB FAIL alarm is
cleared.
3. Is Main Card USB FAIL alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the target MC-M Card, and go to Step

Do not attempt to remove the MC-M Card in the active mode. If the
target MC-M is in active, switch its mode to the standby to replace.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Main Card USB FAIL alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-70

Maintenance

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. When the Maintenance indicates On , the system is
set into the Maintenance mode.

MDI/MDI-X

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message shows the operating type (MDI or MDI-
X) of the indicated Ethernet port currently running.

MOD

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the MODEM-A Card fails to output power.

Procedure 6-51

1. Replace the MODEM-A Card.


2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the MOD alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

MODEM Power Supply Alarm

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the MODEM-A Card is not powered on.

Procedure 6-52
1. Check if MD/ODU PWR switch is set to on.
2. Is the MD/ODU PWR switch is on?
YES: Replace the MODEM-A Card.
NO: Set the switch to on.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the MODRM Power Supply Alarm
is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support. This step ends the procedure.
6-71

Module

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


TERM [TERM-M Card]
16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detects the hardware error of the
indicated Card.

Procedure 6-53

1. Replace the target Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Module alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

MS AIS

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , AIS (Alarm Indication Signal) is detected from
the incoming signal on the indicated facility of Multiplex Section line. This condition
is caused by the MSA function at the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-54

1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) in the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, and clear it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the MS AIS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

MS RDI

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , RDI (Remote Defect Indication). This condition
is caused if a LOS, LOF (consecutive B2 error), or MS-AIS alarm occurs at the far-
end NE.
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Procedure 6-55
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) in the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, and clear it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the MS RDI alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Mute Status

ODU
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates if the ODU TX Power Output
is set to Mute or not.

ODU Alarm

ODU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the hardware error is detected from ODU.

Procedure 6-56

1. Replace ODU

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the ODU Alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

ODU CPU / Cable Open

ODU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the CPU on ODU has a failure, or IF Cable
between IDU and ODU is not properly connected.

Procedure 6-57

Refer to and/or
for the procedure(s).
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ODU Power Supply

ODU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the power supply to ODU fails.

Procedure 6-58
1. Check if the MD/ODU PWR switch on the MODME-M Card is set to on. If it is
set to on, replace the ODU.
This step ends the procedure.

Online Status

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates which MODEM-A Card is on
line when the MODEM-A Cards configure the 1+1 Protection.

PJE

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the PJE (Pointer
Justification Event) has been generated at the STM Port.

Power Supply

PS [PS-M Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the power supply is down. The problem of this
condition is caused by failure of the power source, or by the removal of power cable.

Procedure 6-59
1. Check if the power cable is properly connected, and/or if the power source runs
properly, and adjust them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Power Supply alarm is cleared.
3. Is the alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Check the power cable and fuse if they are appropriate. If either is
inappropriate, replace is/them, then go to Step 4.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Power Supply alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-74

PPS Fail

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , E1 SNCP PPS (Path Protection Switch) failure
is detected from the incoming signal on the indicated facility. The problem of this
condition pertains to the receiving signals on both the paths configuring the PPS.

Procedure 6-60
1. Check if the secondary path and crossconnection settings are appropriate. If not,
correct it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the PPS Fail alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Radio Traffic Aggregation Link

IDU (Radio Link Aggregation Group)


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , all the member ports of Radio Link Aggregation
Group have failed.

Procedure 6-61
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to ODU and MODEM-A Card. If any exist(s),
correct it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Radio Traffic Aggregation
Link is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate
maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RDI

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , RDI (Remote Defect Indication) signal is
detected at the port on MODEM-A Card.

Procedure 6-62
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) in the far-end NE. If any exist(s), correct it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RDI alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
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RS DEG

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system detects B1 Byte error in Regenerator
Section (RS Degraded) on the STM-1 Port.

Procedure 6-63

1. Check the following:


If any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, clear it/them.
Dust and dirt may be considered to cause the error. Clean the optical
connectors of the indicated facility. (Verify that the connection(s) are
properly and securely made again after the cleaning.)

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS DEG alarm is cleared.

3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the SFP.

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS DEG alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RS EXC

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , B1 Byte error occurs to the Regenerator Section
on the STM-1 Port

Procedure 6-64

1. Check the following:


If any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, clear it/them.
Dust and dirt may be considered to cause the error. Clean the optical
connectors of the indicated facility. (Verify that the connection(s) are
properly and securely made again after the cleaning.)

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS EXC alarm is cleared.
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3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the SFP.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS EXC alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RS LOF

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , Loss of SDH Frame synchronization is detected
from the Regenerator Section on the STM-1 Port. The problem of this condition
pertains to an optical fiber cable or to the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-65

1. Check the optical fiber cable and the connector of the upstream equipment. If any
inappropriate condition(s) is/are found, correct it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS LOF alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RS TIM

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , TIM (Trace Identifier Mismatch) is detected
from the Regenerator Section on the STM-1 Port. The problem of this condition
pertains to the J0 setting, or to the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-66

1. Launch WebLCT to display the STM-1 Port Setting window.


WebLCT Menu Path:
Provisioning E1/STM-1/Cross Connect Setting STM-1 Port Setting
2. Check if the value of Received Section Trace and that of Expected Section
Trace match.
3. Do they match?
YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Correct the value.
6-77

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RS TIM alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RS UAS Status

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that UAS (Unavailable
Seconds) status of Regenerator Section at STM-1 Port.

Running Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the current running status of
the redundant Main Cards.

RX Bus Error

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , Bus Error (equipment internal failure) is
detected at the receiving port. A hardware failure is likely to cause this condition.

1. Replace the indicated Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the RX Bus Error alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

RX Level

ODU

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the receiving level is lower than the threshold
level (between 72 to 94 dBm according to the modulation system and bit rates).

Procedure 6-67
Refer to for the procedure.
6-78

RX Modulation

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the modulation system at
the receiving side has been changed.

RX SW Status

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the state of Radio interface RX
SW usage in the redundant configuration.

SBY Communication FAIL (TERM)

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the bus between the
Standby MC-M Card and TERM-M Card. A hardware failure of the Standby MC-M
Card or MC-M Card is likely to cause this condition.

Procedure 6-68

1. Replace the Standby MC-M Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SBY Communication FAIL
(TERM) alarm is cleared.
3. Is the alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the TERM-M Card.

4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SBY Communication FAIL
(TERM) alarm is cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the
appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

SBY RX Bus Error

Main Card [MC-M Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the bus between the
Standby MC-M Card and an Interface card. A hardware failure of the Standby MC-M
Card is likely to cause this condition.
6-79

Procedure 6-69
1. Replace the Standby MC-M Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SBY RX Bus Error alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

SBY TX Bus Error

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the bus between the
Standby MC-M Card and an Interface card. A hardware failure of the interface card
or the Standby MC-M Card is likely to cause this condition.

Procedure 6-70
1. Check if the interface card issues TX Bus Error.

2. Is TX Bus Error issued?


YES: Replace the interface card, and go to Step 3..
NO: Go to Step 5.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SBY TX BUS Error alarm is
cleared.
4. Is the SBY TX Bus Error alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 5.

5. Replace the Standby MC-M Card.

6. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SBY TX Bus Error alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

SFP Port Type

GbE [GbE-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates if the SFP Port is optical or
electrical.
6-80

SFP Removed

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the system cannot detect the SFP Module on the
indicated port. This condition is caused if the SFP is not properly plugged in, is not
mounted, or is defective.

Procedure 6-71

1. Check if the SFP on the indicated port is properly and securely plugged in.
If the indicated port is vacant, mount an SFP Module onto the appropriate
port.
If an SPF module is mounted on the indicated port, dismount and remount it
to ensure the mounted condition.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SFP Removed alarm is cleared.

3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the SFP module.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SFP Removed alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

SFP Type Mismatch

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the provided SFP Port type and the mounted
SFP Module do not match.

Procedure 6-72
For Ethernet Port or STM-1 Port, go to Step 1.
For other ports, go to Step 4.

1. Launch WebLCT, and display the Inventory window to check the port
configuration. Correct the setting(s) if any inappropriate setting is found.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SFP Type Mismatch alarm is
cleared.
6-81

3. Is the SFP Type Mismatch alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Go to Step 4.
4. Check if the mounted SFP Module is the correct type for the port.

5. Is the type of SFP Module appropriate?


YES: Contact NEC.
NO: Replace SFP Module, and go to Step 6.
6. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the SFP Type Mismatch alarm is
cleared. If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance
support.
This step ends the procedure.

SNCP Protection Status

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the Path Protection Switching
status.

SNCP SW

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the Path Protection
Switching was carried out.

Softkey Equip Serial Mismatch

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the serial number of Software License Key
installed in the MC-M Card and that of equipment do no match.

Procedure 6-73
If this condition occurs, contact NEC to obtain the correct Softkey, and download it.

Speed & Duplex

Main Card [MC-M Card]


GbE [GbE-A Card]
This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the current status of speed
and duplex mode of the indicated port.
6-82

Squelch

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the External Clock Output
is in the squelch condition.

SSM Fail

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the received Sync Status Message is in the
unstable condition. The problem of this condition pertains to the input cable or to the
external timing source.

STM-1 AIS Generated

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the Alarm Indication Signal
is generated on the indicated STM-1 optical port.

STM-1 LOS

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , LOS (Loss of Signal) is detected from the
incoming signal on the STM-1 optical port. The problem of this condition pertains to
the optical fiber cable, or to the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-74

1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, and correct it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the STM-1 LOS alarm is cleared.
3. Is the alarm cleared?
YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Check if the optical fiber cable is properly and securely connected, then
go to Step 4.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the STM-1 LOS alarm is cleared.
6-83

5. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the optical fiber cable, then go to Step 6.
6. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the STM-1 LOS alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Switch Complete

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the switching process is
completed.

Switch Over FAIL

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the switching operation
failed.

Switched Reason

Main Card [MC-M Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message informs the factor that made to switch
the MC-M Cards.

Switched Time

Main Card [MC-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message informs the date and time when the
switching operation for MC-M Cards was carried out.

TDM Buffer Underrun

MSE [MSE-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a packet to TDM Jitter Buffer Underrun is
detected from the pseudo-wire connection. The problem of this condition pertains to
the cable connection, far-end NE, or to the packet jitter in the network.
6-84

Procedure 6-75
1. Check if the cable connections are appropriate, and if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the
far-end NE. If anything inappropriate is/are found, correct it/them.
Increasing the jitter buffer size may solve the issue if the condition is cause
by the packet jitter in the network.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the STM-1 LOS alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

TDM/AMR Range Mismatch

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the E1 Channel Mapping of TX Port and that of
RX Port (both on MODEM-A Card) do not mach, or the selected RX AMR
modulation and TZ AMR modulation do not match.

Procedure 6-76
Specify the same AMR or TDM E1 Channel Configuration to both the local and
remote NE. Refer to the Operation manual for the details.

Temperature

Main Card [MC-M Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the temperature within IDU exceeds the
operational limitation.

Procedure 6-77
1. Check the room temperature, and adjust it.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Temperature alarm is cleared.

Wait at least for an hour in the adjusted air before checking the
.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-85

TERM Card Change

TERM [TERM-M Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that a change has been made to
the TERM-M Card.

TF

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the indicated SFP Module has failure.

Procedure 6-78
1. Replace the SFP.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the TF alarm is cleared. If the alarm is
not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Total FDB Full

IDU

This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the Dynamic Entry in L2
Switch has reached the maximum number.

TU AIS

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , AIS (Alarm Indication Signal) is detected from
the incoming TU (Tributary Unit) signal on the indicated facility. The problem of this
condition pertains to the LPA function of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-79
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, and correct it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the TU AIS alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-86

TU LOP

STM-1 [STM1-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , LOP (Loss of Pointer) is detected from the
incoming TU (Tributary Unit) signal on the indicated facility. The problem of this
condition pertains to the HPA function of the far-end NE.

Procedure 6-80
1. Check if any alarm(s) occur(s) to the far-end NE that is associated with the
indicated facility, and correct it/them if any exist(s).
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the TU LOP alarm is cleared. If the
alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

TX Bus Error

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the data communication Bus failure is detected
from a signal at the outgoing direction. This condition is caused by the hardware
failure on the Card.

Procedure 6-81
1. Replace the target Card.

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the TX Bus Error alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

TX Input

ODU
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , TX IF signal level is out of the range (29 dBm
5 dB).

Procedure 6-82
Refer to for the procedure(s).
6-87

TX Modulation

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message informs that the modulation system of
MODEM-A Card at the transmitting side has been changed.

TX Power

ODU

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the transmitting power level of ODU is lower
than 3 dB.

Procedure 6-83

Refer to for the procedure(s).

TX SW Lock-in Status

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates that the TX Switching
operation is in the locked-in status.

TX SW Reverse Request

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

This condition is not an alarm. The message indicates the receiving condition of the
TX SW Signal at the opposing site.

TX SW Status

ODU
This condition is not an alarm.The message indicates the state of Radio Interface TX
SW usage in the 1+1 HS Redundant Configuration.
6-88

Type Mismatch

ODU
MODEM [MODEM-A Card]
TERM [TERM-M Card]
16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the indicated object is not supported by
iPASOLINK system, or is not operational by the provisioned modulation settings.

Procedure 6-84

1. Launch the WebLCT, and display the Inventory window to check the
configuration. If any setting is found inappropriate, correct it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Type Mismatch alarm is cleared.

3. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the indicated object, then go to Step 4.
4. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Type Mismatch alarm is cleared.
If the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

UAE

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the Unavailable Second Event is detected.

Procedure 6-85

1. Check the Current Alarms, and if any other alarms occur(s), clear it/them.
2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the UAE alarm is cleared. If the alarm
is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-89

Unequipped

Main Card [MC-M Card]


MODEM [MODEM-A Card]
16E1 [16E1-A Card]
STM-1 [STM1-A Card]
GbE [GbE-A Card]
MSE [MSE-A Card]
AUX [AUX-A Card]
PS [PS-M Card]
FAN [FAN-M Card]
TERM [TERM-M Card]
If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the registered slot is vacant. This condition is
caused by an inappropriate installation as well.

Procedure 6-86

1. Check the slot of the indicated Card/

2. Is the Card mounted in the indicated slot?


YES: Check if it is the appropriate Card for the slot, and/or if it is properly
mounted. If not, correct the mounting condition.
NO: Mount the appropriate Card to the slot.

3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Unequipped alarm is cleared.

4. Is the alarm cleared?


YES: This step ends the procedure.
NO: Replace the Card, and go to Step 5.
5. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Unequipped alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Unlocked

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the status of Wireless Synchronization at the
local side is unstable (clock is not locked).

Procedure 6-87

1. Check the equipment clock setting at both local and remote site, and adjust it/
them.
6-90

2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Usage Error alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

Usage Error

16E1 [16E1-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the E1 Port that is registered as Not Used
receives the signals. This condition is caused by the inappropriate cable installation
as well.

Procedure 6-88

1. Check the indicated E1 Port if it has a cable connection.

2. Launch the WebLCT, and check the usage of target E1 Port:


WebLCT Menu Path:
Provisioning E1/STM-1/Cross Connect Setting E1 Port Setting
Verify the usage of E1 Ports.
According to the E1 Ports usage, set the indicated E1 Port to Used , or
remove the cable from the indicated port to connect it to the appropriate port.
3. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Usage Error alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.

XIF

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]


If Alarm is indicated for the Status , a failure is detected from the XIF Cable
connection between the Master XPIC and Slave MODEM-A Cards.

Procedure 6-89

1. Check if the XIP Cable is properly connected. If not, connect it properly.


2. Retrieve the Current Status , and check if the Usage Error alarm is cleared. If
the alarm is not cleared, contact NEC for the appropriate maintenance support.
This step ends the procedure.
6-91

XPIC Mode Mismatch

MODEM [MODEM-A Card]

If Alarm is indicated for the Status , the XPIC Configuration is not properly enabled
by two MODEM-A Cards. The condition may be caused by inappropriate assignment
of Master and Slave.

Procedure 6-90
1. Launch WebLCT to display Easy Setup Wizard Easy Setup .

2. Correct the XPIC GRP Configuration .


This step ends the procedure.
6-92

6.8 Alarm Action Table

6.8.1 STM-1 Interface [Through Mode]

STM-1 INTERFACE [THROUGH MODE]

PHYSICAL EQUIPMENT
SECTION (INCOMING) (OUTGOING) PATH

Equipment
Fail

TF AIS
(SW-bit)

LOF

AIS_GEN
AIS

OPT
SHUTDOWN (AIS)

LOS

LOF AIS
(all-ONEs)

AIS
(SW bit)

RS-EXC SF
(SW-bit)

RS-DEG SD
(SW-bit)

(Detection); (AIS Insertion); (Effective if assigned)


6-93

6.8.2 STM-1 Interface [Channelized Mode]

STM-1 INTERFACE [CHANNELIZED MODE]

PHYSICAL MS TU LOP E1 EQUIPMENT


SECTION RS AU HOP
PATH
TF AIS_GEN
Equipment
Fail

Shutdown
AIS
AIS_GEN (SW-bit)

SF
(SW-bit)
LOS AIS_GEN
LOF
AIS
RS-TMI (all-ONEs)

MS-AIS

RS-EXC SF (SW bit)

RS-DEG SD
AIS (SW-bit)
MS-RDI (all-ONEs)

AU-AIS
MS-RDI
AIS
AU-LOP (all-ONEs)

HP-UNEQ

HP-TIM

HP-RDI

HP-LOM

HP-PLM AIS
(all-ONEs)
HP-RDI

TU-AIS AIS
(all-ONEs)
TU-LOP

LP-UNEQ

LP-RDI

LP-PLM AIS
(SW-bit)
LP-RDI
AIS
RS (Regenerator Section); MS (Multiplex Section); AU (Adminis trative Unit); HOP (Higher Order Path); TU (Tributary Unit);
LOP (Lower Order Path); (Detection); (AIS Insertion); (Effective if assigned)
6-94/END

6.8.3 E1 Interface

E1 INTERFACE

EQUIPMENT PATH

Equipment Fail

AIS (SW-bit)

AIS_GEN SF (SW-bit)

LOF

AIS (SW-bit)

AIS_GEN
7-1

ACAP Adjacent Channel Alternate CMF Channel Mismatch Failure


Polarization
CMI Coded Mark Inversion
ACCP Adjacent Channel Co-Polarization
CNR Carrier Noise Ratio
ACK Acknowledgement
CONV Converter
AGC Automatic Gain Control
CORBA Common Object Request Broker
AIS Alarm Indication Signal Architecture

ALM Alarm CoS Class of Service

ALS Automatic Laser Shutdown CPU Central Processing Unit

AMR Adaptive Modulation Radio CR Critical

ANT, Ant. Antenna CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check

APS Automatic Protection Switch CS Channel Separation

ATT Attenuator CTRL Control

ATPC Automatic Transmitter Power Control CV near and Code Violation

AU Administrative Unit CW Carrier Wave

AUX Auxiliary DA Destination Address

Ave Average DADE Differential Absolute Delay Equalizer

BBE Background Block Error DB Database

BER Bit Error Ratio/Rate DC Direct Current

BPF Band Pass Filter DCN Data Communication Network

BS Base Station DEG Degraded

BSC Base Station Controller DEI Drop Eligible Indicator

BTS Base Transceiver Station DEM Demodulator

CAPEX Capital Expenditure Des (Dest) Destination

CBS Committed Burst Size DI Data-In

CCDP Co-Channel Dual Polarization D/I Drop and Insert

CCM Continuity Check Message DL Download

CEPT Conference of European Postal & DM Delay Measurement


Telecommunication Administration
DMM Delay Measurement Message
CIR Committed Information Rate
DMR Delay Measurement Reply
CKT, ckt Circuit
DO Data-Out
CLK Clock
7-2

DSCP Differentiated Services Code Pointer FCS Frame Check Sequence

DUP Duplexer FDB Forwarding Database

DXC Digital Cross Connect FE Fast Ethernet

E1 E-carrier level 1 FEC Forward Error Correction

EBS Express Burst Size FEBBE Far End Background Block Error

EIR Excess Information Rate FEES Far End Errored Seconds

EMC Electro Magnetic Compatibility FESES Far End Severely Errored Seconds

EML Element Management Layer FEUAS Far End Unavailable Seconds

EMS Element Management System FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array

EOW C Order Wire F/W Firmware

EPS ETH-Protection Switch GbE, GBE Gigabit Ethernet

EQL Equalizer 3GPP 3rd Generation Partnership Project

ERP ETH-Ring Protection Switch GUI Graphical User Interface

ES Errored Seconds H Horizontal

ETH Ethernet HDB High Density Bipolar

ETH-CC ETH-Continuity Check function HK Housekeeping

ETH-LB ETH-Loopback function HP HIgher order Path

ETH-LBM ETH-Loopback Message HYB Hybrid

ETH-LBR ETH-Loopback Reply H/W Hardware

ETH-LT ETH-Link Trace function ID Identification

ETH-LTM ETH-Link Trace Message IDU Indoor Unit

ETH-LTR ETH-Link Trace Reply IE Internet Explorer

ETH-OAM Ethernet Operations, Administration IEC International Electrotechnical


and Maintenance Commission

ETH-OAM LB ETH-OAM Loopback IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics


Engineers
ETH-OAM LT ETH-OAM Link Trace
I/F Interface
ETH-RDI ETH-Remote Defect Indication
function IF Intermediate Frequency

ETSI European Telecommunications IHG iPASOLINK High Grade


Standards Institute
IN Input
EXC Electrical Cross Connect
INTFC Interface
E-to-E End-to-End
I/O Input/Output
Fail Failure
IP Internet Protocol
F/B Front Back Ratio
7-3

ITU International Telecommunication MAX Maximum


Union
Mdev Mean Deviation
ITU-R Radio Communication Sector of ITU
MD CPU MODEM CPU
ITU-T Telecommunication Sector of ITU
MDI Medium Dependent Interface
L2SW Layer 2 Switch
MDI-X Medium Dependent Interface
LACP Ling Aggregation Control Protocol Crossover

LAG Link Aggregation Group MD4 Message Digest Algorithm 4

LAN Local Area Network MD5 Message Digest Algorithm 5

LB Loopback MEG Maintenance Entity Group

LBM Loopback Message MEM Memory

LCD Loss of Cell Delineation MEP MEG End Point

LCT Local Craft Terminal MIN Minimum

LDPC Low Density Party Check MIP Maintenance Intermediate Point

LED Light Emitting Diode MIX Mixer

Lev. Level MJ Major

LLF Link Loss Forwarding MMC Multi Media Card

LM Loss Measurement MME Mobility Management Entity

LMM Loss Measurement Message MMG Mismerge

LNA Low Noise Amplifier MN Minor

LO Local Oscillator MOD Modulator

LOC Loss of Continuity MODEM Modulator Demodulator

LOF Loss of Frame MON Monitor

LOM Loss of Multiframe MPX Multiplexer

LOP Loss of Pointer MS Multiplex Section

LO REF Local Reference Signal Loss MSC Mobile Switching Center

LOS Loss of Signal MSDU MAC Service Data Unit

LP Lower Order Path MSP Multiplex Section Protection

LPM Link Performance Monitor MTBF Mean Time Between Failure

LT Link Trace MTPC Manual Transmitter Power Control

LTI Loss of Incoming Timing Input MUX Multiplexing Equipment

LTM Link Trace Message N/A Not Applicable

MAC Media Access Control NBI Northbound Interface

MAINT Maintenance NE Network Element


7-4

NML Network Management Layer PMC PASOLINK Management Card

NMS Network Management System PMON Performance Monitor

OAM Operation Administration and PNMSj PASOLINK Network Management


Maintenance System Java Version

OCR Occur PPI PDH PHY Interface

Octs Octets ppm parts per million

ODU Outdoor Unit PPP Point-to-Point Protocol

OFS Out of Frame Second PPS Path Protection Switch

OMT Orthomode Transducer PQ Priority Queuing

OPEX Operational Expenditure PRM Parameter

OPP Opposite PROT Protection

OPR Operation PS Power Supply

OPT Optical PSC Protection Switching Counts

OSPF Open Shortest Path First PSD Protection Switching Duration

OSS Operation Support System PWR Power

OUT Output QAM Quadrature Amplitude Modulation

OW Orderwire QoS Quality of Service

PA Power Amplifier QPSK Quadrature Phase Shift Keying

PBR Pressurizable Type B, flange profile RCVR Recover


square Rectangular
REF Reference
PCP Priority Code Point
REM Remote
PDH Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy
RDI Remote Defect Indication
PDU Protocol Data Unit
RF Radio Frequency
PGM Program
RFS Radio Frequency Systems
PHY Physical
RL Relay
PIR Peak Information Rate
RMON Remote Network Monitoring
PJE Pointer Justification Event
RNC Radio Network Controller
PJE-N Pointer Justification Event Negative
Stuff RPL Ring Protection Link

PJE-P Pointer Justification Event Positive RS Regenerator Section


Stuff
RS-232 Recommended Standard 232
PKG Package
RSL Received Signal Level
Pkts Packets
RST Regenerator Section Termination
PLM Payload Label Mismatch
RSTP Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
7-5

RX Receiver TF Transmit Fail

SC Service Channel TIM Trace Identifier Mismatch

SD Space Diversity TLV Type Length Value

SDH Synchronous Digital Hierarchy TM Through Mode

SEG Segment TNC Threaded Neil-Concelman

SEP Severely Errored Period ToS Type of Service

SES Severely Errored Seconds TPID Tag Protocol Identifier

SFP Small Form Factor Pluggable TQC Total Quality Control

SGMI Security Gateway Management TTL Time to Live


Interface
TU Tributary Unit
SMS Synchronous Multiplexing System
TX Transmitter
SMU Source Measure Unit
UAE UAS Event
SNCP Sub-network Connection Protection
UAS Unavailable Seconds
SNMP Simple Network Management
Protocol UL Upload

SP Strict Priority UNEQ Unequipped

SPD Speed UNEXP Unexpected

SRC Source MAC Address Unicast DMR Unicast Delay Measurement Reply

STAT Status UNM Unexpected MEP

STD Standard UNP Unexpected Period

STM Synchronous Transport Module USB Universal Serial Bus

STP Spanning Tree Protocol V Vertical; Volt

SUB Substitute VC Virtual Channel

SW Switch VLAN Virtual LAN

S/W Software VP Virtual Path

SWG Switch Group VPN Virtual Private Network

SYNC Synchronous VSWR Voltage Standing Wave Ratio

TCI Tag Control Information WDM Wavelength Division Multiplexing

TCN Threshold Crossing Notification WG Waveguide

TDM Time Division Multiplex WR Warning

TDMoP TDM over Packet WRR Weighted Round Robin

TEMP Temperature; Temporary WWW World Wide Web

TERM Terminal WS Wayside


7-6/END

XCTRL XPIC Control

X-DEM XPIC Demodulator

XFP 10 (X) Gigabit Small Form Factor


Pluggable

XIF XPIC IF

XPD Cross Polarization Discrimination


Ratio

XPIC Cross Polarization Interface


Canceller

XREF XPIC Reference