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AVAYA Call Management Server (CMS) Dashboard

What's it for? Provides a real time view of Avaya CMS system health at a glance, and significantly reduces time to repair by pin-pointing the underlying cause of issues. Covers: Server hardware and OS health Processor occupancy and uptime Backup status Connection to ACM status Number of CMS Supervisor clients connected VSM dashboards run [...]

2020-08-11T11:09:19+12:00July 24th, 2020|VSM Tips|

CMS External Call History

What's it for? External call history (ECH) is an optional Avaya Call Management System (CMS) feature that allows you to transfer the CMS call record data to VSM for storage and processing. Due to the richness of detail provided, Contact Center Managers often see ECH records as the ‘nirvana’ of reporting. With ECH you [...]

2020-08-11T11:08:20+12:00July 24th, 2020|VSM Tips|

CMS Workforce Management Dashlet

What's it for? CMS Workforce Management Dashlet provides a real-time view of the status of Workforce Management (WFM) integration with Avaya CMS at a glance. WFM applications have an important role in scheduling the agent workforce, and are therefore seen as mission critical to contact center management. CMS streams data for real-time [...]

2020-08-11T11:15:05+12:00July 24th, 2020|VSM Tips|

Media Gateway Synchronization

What's it for? Improve call quality and the reliability of trunk groups. Prevent DS1 circuits from slipping Eliminate breaks in audio as PCM frames realign Improve the reliability of the ISDN D-channel and therefore Trunk Group Availability Where do I find them? Media Gateway synchronization can be seen via DS1 Health in VSM's Service Desk [...]

2019-05-24T12:09:27+12:00May 24th, 2019|VSM Tips|

Calls in Progress Dashlet

What's it for? Observe the quality of calls in real time: Zoom in on certain Call Servers, Sites, or even individual Users Isolate the outliers Limit to specific quality bands Interactively establish common factors Where do I find them? VQM Calls in Progress dashlet is available in VSM's Service Desk module in Dashboards. Service Desks growing library [...]

2019-02-15T15:01:26+12:00February 15th, 2019|VSM Tips|

Troubleshooting Media Gateways

Establish the root cause of a Media Gateway outage in just a few seconds with Media Gateway Timeout and Network Connectivity Reports: See the health of the connection between the Media Gateway and its Media Gateway Controller at a UC application level Compare that to the health of the network connecting the two using [...]

2018-08-09T15:45:59+12:00August 9th, 2018|VSM Tips|

Quick Fix for VQM Problems

Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) is used by the IP network layer to provide a premium service. Real time applications such as voice and video use DSCP tagging to ensure prioritized transmission of packets. Sometimes network components inadvertently remove this tag, placing real time traffic into queues with regular network traffic like email and [...]

2018-06-19T14:28:25+12:00June 19th, 2018|VSM Tips|

VQM RELATED DATA

What's it for? Significantly reduces the time taken to troubleshoot voice quality issues, by displaying vital configuration aspects for each end of RTP streams. Use VQM Related Data to: See QoS configuration with a single click Identify common causes of poor quality, like speed / duplex issues See if DSCP has been incorrectly set, stripped [...]

2018-05-17T10:06:18+12:00May 17th, 2018|VSM Tips|

SECURITY MANAGER

What's it for? VSM's Security Manager is essential in protecting organizations from cyber attack. SIP based communication needs counter-measures to prevent hacker intrusion, bandwidth abuse, toll fraud, service hijacking and denial of service attacks. These threats cannot be mitigated by the session border controller (SBC) alone. Relying solely on the SBC is like having [...]

2018-04-12T16:39:14+12:00April 12th, 2018|VSM Tips|

BUSINESS PARTNER ALARM SUMMARY DASHLET

What's it for? The business partner alarm summary dashlet is designed to provide improved visibility of the health status of all your VSM managed customers as a collective. The dashlet shows real-time alarm status across all VSM customers and is ideally displayed on a large screen in the Network Operations Center (NOC). It also [...]

2018-05-03T16:34:54+12:00January 11th, 2018|VSM Tips|
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