The graphical user interface for the Optical Transport Manager is provided by the Global Console. Operators can use the following features of the Global Console:
Topology Browser---View the objects that model the network and navigate the relationships between objects.
Map Browser---View a physical map of the major optical objects and the connections between them and other network objects.
Notification Log---View notifications according to filter criteria that can be configured on any combination of notification attributes, and view the attribute values associated with each object.
Administrative Console--For users with administrative privileges, the administration console offers configuration options.
The Global Console supports creation of customized console layouts that are tailored to roles in the organization, or to specific users.
The Global Console is described in the VMware Smart Assurance Service Assurance Manager Operator Guide.