Misc

Inbound Unknown Protocols exist on Interface
Error says that the interface is dropping received (inbound) packets because it doesn’t know what to do with the packets (unknown protocols). This u...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:46 PM
PathSolutions and Call Simulator
PathSolution’s TotalView validates that the switches and routers are not dropping packets and also helps show how things are connected. If everything is h...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:47 PM
Link Troubleshooting Mode – Windows Firewall Blocking Traffic
When you see the Error message “CallSimulator MFC Application has Stopped Working” while trying to use the “link troubleshooting mode” of the call simulat...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:50 PM
Error – CallSimulator MFC Application has stopped working
When you see the Error message “CallSimulator MFC Application has Stopped Working” while trying to use the “link troubleshooting mode” of the call simulat...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:50 PM
Call Simulator does not provide hop statistics in Link Troubleshooting Mode
When running the Call Simulator in Link Troubleshooting mode, multi-hop link statistics will not be collected/analyzed if the Windows firewall blocks ICMP...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:52 PM
Ignoring Interfaces
There are three different ways of ignoring interfaces. 1) IgnoreList.cfg allows you to ignore ranges of interfaces on devices. 2) IgnoreType.cfg allo...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:53 PM
OutBound Discards on Interfaces
Packets are discarded because the transmitting machine may have run out of outbound packet buffers. (Packets can’t be transmitted because they are deferre...
Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 at 11:55 AM
Duplex Setting
If the Duplex value shows a red asterisk (*) behind the label, it indicates that the duplex setting could not be read from the device because the devic...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:55 PM
TotalView Fails to Connect to License Server
When a proxy server is used instead of a firewall, the license mechanism may not be able to connect to the PathSolutions license server on the Internet ...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 2:55 PM
Downloading Excel File
After clicking on the “Download Excel” file in PathSolutions you will see a pop-up box from Microsoft. “The file you are trying to open, “file name.xls”...
Wed, 1 Jun, 2016 at 12:08 PM