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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.

Enables seamless collaboration between site personnel and remote experts.

Simplifies report generation across media types for network deployment documentation.

Attach photos, user comments to each result, adding context for future changes, and troubleshooting.

For asset management, ability to associate serial numbers of installed devices, and/or cable/wall jack label to a specific test.

Overview

Link-Live Cloud Service provides IT Managers and Engineers a centralized cloud-based platform for collecting, managing, and analyzing test results and site data uploaded from NetAlly network testing 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. An API is available to retrieve and integrate data in Link-Live to corporate systems, such as a trouble-ticket system or network management system.

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Result Dashboard

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This is the Link-Live Results dashboard, where all your test results are uploaded to a secure cloud. On the left, results are displayed with the unit’s name, data, and time of test, along with the test type and any folders or labels applied to the result. User can use the left pane to navigate and access other functions of Link-Live.
 
Benefit:
This allows you to easily unify results, reporting, and data management in a secure cloud portal from all your NetAlly Handheld Network Testers to better manage jobs and staff efficiency.

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Result Dashboard - Filtering

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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. These tags can be manually added to the result from the tester after each test or in Link-Live.
 
Benefits:
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 - Attachments

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

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Units

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View information on your currently claimed testers devices, change the unit name and description, add labels, and modify email addresses that receive test results.
 
Benefits:
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

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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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Uploaded Files

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

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Summary Reports

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This is the summary page of the PDF report listing a summary of Ethernet AutoTest results.

Benefits:
Easily create and print summary report of project to share with others.

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AppStore

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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, throughput testing, help desk ticketing, and more. customize network testing that best fits your workflow.

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Analysis

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On this page, the AirCheck session files and other discovery result uploaded from testers can be analyzed.
 
Benefits:
Centralize analysis of complex network data collected from testers by remote engineer that may not be easily conducted on the unit by technicians in the field.

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Analysis - Wi-Fi Session File

Benefits:
The engineer can analyze AirCheck session files, apply filters, and drill down to discover rogue devices, AP with abnormal secured setting and impact from interferers.
 
Benefits:
Centralize analysis of complex network data collected from testers by remote engineer that may not be easily conducted on the unit by technicians in the field.

Capabilities

Organize and Filter Results

Link-Live acts as a test result repository for all your Network Testing tools. Minimize repetitive 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 a 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

AutoTest results can set to automatically upload to Link-Live ensuring documentation of troubleshooting results. 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 pre-made 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 Microsoft Word documents, photos, screenshots, packet captures, and more.

Device Management

Link-Live acts as a repository for the 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 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 users manual.
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