Link-Live

Complimentary Cloud Service

Unified results, reporting and data management cloud portal for NetAlly Network Testers enabling collaboration across your entire team.

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Key Features

Reduces results management overhead for multiple testers and users

Broadens and quicken collaboration perspective and capability

Attach photos, user comments to each results to enrich data transfer during escalation

Simplifies report across media types for network deployment

Manage tester software, test profiles and user community

Overview

The Link-Live cloud service provides IT Managers and Engineers a canned cloud-based centralize platform for collecting, managing and analyzing test results and site data uploaded from NetAlly handheld network test tools. This provides organizations with the ability to easily provide proof-of-performance and better manage jobs and staff efficiency. It speeds network documentation, sharing of data and reduces duplication of effort through improved visibility and collaboration between field technician and remote engineers. API is available to retrieve and integrate data in Link-Live to corporate system, such as trouble-ticket system or Network Management System.

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Homepage

Screen: This is the Link-Live Results Homepage, where all your test results are uploaded to a secure cloud. On the left, results are dsipalyed with the unit’s name, data, and time of test, along with the test type and any folders or labels applied to the result.
Benefit: This allows you to easily unify results, reporting, and data mangement in a secure cloud portal from all your NetAlly Handheld Network Testers to better manage jobs and staff efficiency.

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Homepage - Filtering

Screen: In this example, we have searched for results with the “eastCampus” tag to view all tests that have been done in the east campus area. These tags are manually added.
Benefit: Link-Live offers many different ways to organize and filter your results. Search by labels, folders, severity, and even dates.

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Homepage - Level of Severity

Screen: View or upload images, pdfs, and more to each documented test results.
Benefit: Document the environment or the port itself to better understand network issues related to the tested area

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Homepage - Attachments

Screen: View or upload images, pdfs, and more to each documented test results.
Benefit: Document the environment or the port itself to better understand network issues related to the tested area

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Homepage - reports

Screen: The reports button allows you to create PDFs or CSV files.
Benefits: Easily create and print documents for easy documentation and sharing with others in your organization.

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Units

Screen: View information on your currently claimed testers devices, change the unit name and description, add labels, and modify email addresses that receive test results.
Benefit: Keep track of different testers, assign email addresses to get live updates of testing from certain units, auto-label results from a unit, and change the name of each unit to best track who has been performing tests and optimize collaboration efforts.

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Claim a Unit

Screen: Here you can claim units on this page to be tracked in your Link-Live Organization.
Benefits: Add a unit to your organization to collect and organize multiple devices, assign email addresses to get live updates of testing from certain devices, and change the name of each device to best track who has been performing tests and optimize collaboration efforts.

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Files

Screen: On this page, you can view reports you’ve created from the Homepage screen.
Benefit: Instantly generate and view graphical summaries from test results to provide proof of network connectivity and installation.

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Apps

Screen: View available Android applications for any NetAlly Smart Tester.
Benefit: Pick out essential apps to help with other tasks in your workflow, for device configuration, speed testing, help desk ticketing, and more. customize network testing that best fits your workflow.

Capabilities

Organize and Filter Results

Link-Live acts as a test result respoitory for all your Handheld Network Testing tools. Minimize repeatitive emails by utilizing Link-Live’s test library that automatically stores all test results from claimed handheld network testers. IT Engineers and managers can easily sort, search, and filter to locate relevant AutoTest results in web browser and gain visibility of network status without the need to remotely access tester on-site. Link-Live offers many different ways to manage and filter your results:

– Manage several divisions or teams by creating organizations to organize testing result feeds.
– Add labels and folders for grouping related tests and future ease of access.
– Prioritize tasks easily by filtering results by level of severity and date. Severity is automatically detected by Link-Live based on errors detected.
– Filter through results by unit to track tester utility

AutoTest Results Upload and Annotation

NetAlly handheld testers have the ability to automatically upload AutoTest results to Link-Live ensuring documentation of troubleshooting results and quality of network deployment over a secured connection. Test data is uploaded with time of test, serial number of the tester, and cannot be changed to serve as a source of hard evidence. Additional comments and images of the on-site environment can be added to the test result to facilitate better documentation and shorten root cause analysis during troubleshooting escalation.

Data Management

Generate premade or custom reports into PDFs, PCAP, CSV, and API to visually share with your team and management network performance trends or issues. Link-Live also includes the capability to upload and store files, such as, Word documents, photos, screenshots, packet captures, and more. Link-live helps to manage data input by offering permission level settings on an individual or organizational basis. Users can create one or more organizations and claim testers to an organization for easy result management. An administrator of an organization in Link-Live can easily invite users to join organizations, assign read-only or administrator privilege, remove users, manage a team of users for testers, or share visibility of test results.

Device Management

Link-Live acts as a repository for latest firmware for NetAlly Testers that are under AllyCare to download/update. Configure and push profiles to testing devices to ensure all test settings are uniform during network testing.

Claim units into different organizations to track device usage and manage role permissions.

Remotely update software for all your units using Link-Live.

Cloud Security

Relax knowing your data is safe with us. All data transmitted between customers and NetAlly are encrypted using 256-bit AES. Browser connections are also encrypted, via SSL3, ensuring a secure connections between the customers and Link-Live. All customer data is stored in the Amazon AWS secure, highly available, multi-zoned cloud infrastructure, and is replicated to prevent data loss. With AWS’s ISO 27001 certification and validation as a Level 1 service provider under the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS), users can rest assure their data is stored safely. In addition, user credentials are not stored, and are processed by a third-party service for authentication and authorization.

• All authentication calls occur via 256-bit AES extended validation SSL encryption.
• High-entropy password security using SHA-512 and HMAC hashing algorithms are used along with large, secure, randomly generated salts.
• Third-party services are used to conduct periodic vulnerability scans of Link-Live.

Models supported by Link-Live
Model Number/Name Description
LSPRNTR-300 Includes: (1) LinkSprinter and wrist strap
LRAT-1000 Includes: (1) LinkRunner AT – 1000 tester with AA battery pack, 4 AA batteries, USB cable, Quick Start Guide, and small soft carrying case.
LRAT-2000 Includes: (1) LinkRunner AT – 2000 tester with Li-ION battery, Wireview wire mapper #1, RJ-45 coupler, USB cable, Quick Start Guide, and small soft carrying case
LR-G2 Includes: (1) LinkRunner G2 with Li-ION battery, power supply with regional power plugs,  Wireview wire mapper #1, Inline RJ-45 coupler, USB 2.0 to Micro USB cable, 8 G Micro SD card, small soft case, coupler, and Quick Start Guide.
AIRCHECK G2 Includes: (1) AIRCHECK G2 Wireless tester,  soft case, AC charger, USB cable, Quick Start Guide.
1TG2-1500 Includes: (1) 10/100/1000 Mbps copper/fiber test module, (2) 1G SX SFP fiber transceivers, SD card, frame carry strap, hand strap, AC adapter and line cord, USB flash drive, Wireview wire mappers #1-#6, RJ-45 patch cable and coupler, soft carrying case, Quick Start Guide, and resource CD with users manual.
1TG2-3000 Includes; (1) 10/100/1000 Mbps copper/fiber and (1) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac test module, Versiv platform, (2) 1G SX SFP fiber transceivers, external directional antenna with mounting clip, SD card, frame carry strap, hand strap, AC adapter and line cord, USB flash drive, Wireview wire mappers #1-#6, RJ-45 patch cable and coupler, soft carrying case, Quick Start Guide, and resource CD with users manual.
1T10G-1000 Includes: (1) 100/1000 Mbps and 10G copper/fiber test module, (1) 1G SX SFP fiber transceiver, 10G SR SFP fiber transceiver, SD card, frame carry strap, hand strap, AC adapter with line cord, patch cord, soft carrying case, Quick Start Guide, and resource CD with users manual.
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