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About This Guide

About This Guide

This document describes the functions, features, and uses of the Cisco Network Data Analyzer (hereinafter referred to as the Analyzer).

This preface describes the audience for the document, outlines its organization, lists related publications, and identifies the conventions used in the document.

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Document Organization

This document is organized as follows:

Related Publications

For additional information, refer to the following publications:

Document Conventions

The conventions used in writing this document are listed below.

Screen Displays


The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Ctrl. For example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means that you hold down the Ctrl key while pressing the D key.


boldface font

Commands and keywords are shown in boldface type.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are shown in italic font.

[   ]

Elements enclosed in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.


screen font

Terminal sessions and information that the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information that you must enter is in boldface screen font.

<   >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords, are enclosed in angle brackets.

[   ]

Default responses to system prompts are enclosed in square brackets.

Network Management Interfaces

Command paths

In graphical user interfaces (GUIs), a command path is indicated as in the following example: Action>Reports>Switch Detail

Windows NT systems

To drag and drop while using a Windows NT system with a two-button mouse, press and hold down the left mouse button on the icon you want to drag, drag the icon to the target, and release the button to drop the icon on the target.

UNIX systems

To drag and drop while using a UNIX system with a three-button mouse, press and hold down the middle mouse button on the icon you want to drag, drag the icon to the target, and release the button to drop the icon on the target.

Note Screen displays on your host Network Data Analyzer workstation may differ slightly from those appearing in this document, depending on the windowing system you are using. For example, Windows NT screens are different from Sun Solaris screens.

Posted: Tue Jul 13 10:23:53 PDT 1999
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