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Release Notes for Cisco Network Data Analyzer Release 3.6(1)

Release Notes for Cisco Network Data Analyzer Release 3.6(1)

These release notes contain platform and system requirements and instructions for installing and setting up Release 3.6(1) of the Cisco Network Data Analyzer.

July 20, 2001


These release notes contain the following sections:

Platforms Supported

The Cisco Network Data Analyzer (referred to here as the Analyzer) is supported on the following platforms:

The Analyzer Display module also runs on Windows NT Version 4.0.

System Requirements

Hardware Requirements

The Analyzer requires the following hardware:

Software Requirements

The Analyzer requires the following software:

Installing and Starting the Analyzer for the First Time

To install and start the Analyzer, perform the following steps:

Step 1   Log in to the workstation as root.

$ su root password: <password>

Step 2   Untar the tar file.

Solaris: # tar -xvf NDA3_6.SOL.tar HPUX: # tar -xvf NDA3_6.HP_11.tar

Step 3   Run the installation script and answer all questions.

Note   The installation process prompts you to start the Analyzer user interface. Before you start the installation script, enable remote X connections to your workstation by an xhost + command.

Solaris: # ./ ./NDA3_6.SOL.Z HPUX: # ./ ./NDA3_6.HP_11.Z

To install the Analyzer Display module on Windows NT, perform the following steps:

Step 1   Set protections on the NFADisplay directory and all of its subdirectories by entering the following command at the root level:

# chmod -R 777 /opt/CSCOnfa/NFADisplay

Step 2   Copy the /opt/CSCOnfa/NFADisplay directory and all of its subdirectories and files to the target directory on your PC. If desired, you can use the Tar command and WINZIP for this process.

Note   Do not use FTP for the copy because recursiveness of the copy and all subdirectories is not guaranteed.

Stopping and Restarting the Analyzer Servers

To stop or restart the Analyzer servers (UtilityServer and DisplayServer), perform the following steps:

Step 1   Log in as root.

    $ su root password: <password>

Step 2   Stop or restart the servers.

    # /opt/CSCOnfa/stop.All
    # /opt/CSCOnfa/start.All

Starting the Analyzer Display Module

To start the Analyzer user interface, enter the appropriate command:

Solaris: # /opt/CSCOnfa/NFADisplay/bin/start.Display HPUX: # /opt/CSCOnfa/NFADisplay/bin/start.Display Windows NT: c:\NFADisplay\bin>startPC_Display

New Features for Release 3.0

This section describes new features for Release 3.0 of the Analyzer.

New Features for Release 3.0(2)

Release 3.0(2) of the Analyzer has these new features:

New Features for Release 3.0(3)

Release 3.0(3) of the Analyzer has these new features:

New Features for Release 3.5(1)

Release 3.5(1) of the Analyzer has these new features:

New Features for Release 3.6(1)

Release 3.6(1) of the Analyzer has these new features:

Operating Suggestions

Here are some suggestions for using the Analyzer:



Known Bugs and Restrictions for Release 3.6(1)

This section describes known bugs and restrictions for Release 3.0 of the Analyzer.

    /opt/CSCOnfa/NFADisplay/RunTimeJava/bin/java -mx128 -cp ...
    /opt/CSCOnfa/NFAUtility/bin/start.UtilityServer [90]: Syntax error
The Analyzer servers were successfully started.

Corrected Release 3.6(1) Bugs and Restrictions

The following bugs and restrictions from Release 3.0 are corrected in Release 3.6(1) of the Analyzer:

Related Documentation

For additional information about the Network Data Analyzer, see the Network Data Analyzer Installation and User Guide.

Obtaining Documentation

The following sections provide sources for obtaining documentation from Cisco Systems.

World Wide Web

You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at the following sites:

Documentation CD-ROM

Cisco documentation and additional literature are available in a CD-ROM package, which ships with your product. The Documentation CD-ROM is updated monthly and may be more current than printed documentation. The CD-ROM package is available as a single unit or as an annual subscription.

Ordering Documentation

Cisco documentation is available in the following ways:

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Obtaining Technical Assistance

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Customers and partners can self-register on to obtain additional personalized information and services. Registered users can order products, check on the status of an order, access technical support, and view benefits specific to their relationships with Cisco.

To access, go to the following website:

Technical Assistance Center

The Cisco TAC website is available to all customers who need technical assistance with a Cisco product or technology that is under warranty or covered by a maintenance contract.

Contacting TAC by Using the Cisco TAC Website

If you have a priority level 3 (P3) or priority level 4 (P4) problem, contact TAC by going to the TAC website:

P3 and P4 level problems are defined as follows:

In each of the above cases, use the Cisco TAC website to quickly find answers to your questions.

To register for, go to the following website:

If you cannot resolve your technical issue by using the TAC online resources, registered users can open a case online by using the TAC Case Open tool at the following website:

Contacting TAC by Telephone

If you have a priority level 1 (P1) or priority level 2 (P2) problem, contact TAC by telephone and immediately open a case. To obtain a directory of toll-free numbers for your country, go to the following website: l

P1 and P2 level problems are defined as follows:

This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.

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