Link Alarm provides central office an indication regarding the status of the remote devices.
With Link Alarm when remote site's TP link is down, the remote converter will send a trap back to central site (Network Management Station) to report a link failure status.
Link ALARM function back to network administrator by:
Hardware Alarm: LED indication of both central (slide-in modules on Converter chassis ARG1600) and remote (stand-alone media converters) sites.
Software Alarm: User can also get the notice by SNMP Management Screens