ONT diagnostics (WAS: Re: Muni fiber: L1 or L2?)

joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Thu Jan 31 01:50:25 UTC 2013


On 1/30/13 5:01 PM, Jake Khuon wrote:
> On Wed 30 Jan 2013 16:58:28 PST, John Osmon wrote:
>> Does anyone make an ONT with a blinky light that you can toggle on/off
>> remotely?  It'd be great to say:
>>     Go look at the "it works" light.
>>
>> If the remote tech can control the light, the end user would have a
>> better idea that the upstream provider really *was* in control -- rather
>> than trying to placate the caller.
>
>
> I don' know of any but that's a great idea.  Sorta like a UID light on 
> a server...
We're totally at the wrong end of the usability specrum  if we even have 
to ask questions like this. you can tell of a cable modem is online or 
not at a glance.
>
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