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Building a network view from device view

If you have created device view, it is possible to create a larger view that represent a network view with all the devices. The network view created with LoriotPro active view can show you the current operationnal status of your complete network achitecture in a blink. Uplinks color and ports color can be updated with their current status, up or down at regular interval.

To realize a network view open a new view with the Active View Editor or by attaching an Active View to a host in the directory.

Open the device view where you have create the device, select all the elements of the device with a mouse selection. From the menu select Edit option Copy.

In the example below we select the Riverstone 3000 router and all its components (daughterboards and interfaces)

device view

Switch to the empty Active View and from the menu Edit select Paste.

Repeat this action in the View to duplicate the device. When there are all created we could add symbolic clouds to create the physical link. Finally we add the connector object between each router connector and their associated network cloud. The connector object is displayed by default behind both edge objects. Use the layer action buttons to change the object relative position. In the below example, the connector object is in front of the router but behind the cloud.

device view and network view
A networkview composed of multiple router switch

When finish, each object (router, interface, link and cloud) could be configure to be dynamic.



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