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Identifying circuits using the most (or least) bandwidth

Use the PTAP Top Hitters report to identify circuits that have the highest percent of bandwidth use. Data used for this report is generated in 15-minute intervals with the most recent sample being used.

To run a Top Hitters report:

  1. Click the Reports tab, then click the Network Reports subtab. 
  1. Click Network Performance (PTAP).

    Control Center opens a separate window for CenturyLink PTAP.
  1. In the Top Hitters section, complete the following information:

    1. From the Interfaces list, select the device metrics.

    2. From the Collection Sample list, the default is  FiveMinute, which shows the metric sample collected in the last five minutes. 

    3. From the Bytes In list, select the number of bytes you want. 

    4. From the Discard % list, select the percent you want to discard.

    5. From the Average Utilization list, select the height of the items you want to view. 

    6. From the % Out list, select what percent you want to see. 

    7. From the Items list, select how many items you want on the list. You can select up to 50, but 10 is the default.
  1. Click Go.

    PTAP runs the report and displays your results.
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