Yeastar Blog | How to Monitor the Status of PBX and System Resource Usage

PBX Monitor and Resource Monitor can be useful to monitor the performance of your phone system. For example, monitoring the CPU and Memory can reveal the behavior of your system. PBX Monitor allows you to watch active concurrent calls, conference, extension status and trunk status. Using PBX Monitor and Resource Monitor, you can:

  • View data simultaneously from any number of computers.
  • See the change charts to reflect current activity, and show counter values that are updated real time.
  • Monitor the extension or trunks status to find the problem and you can edit the extension/trunks/conference through the monitor panel directly.

If you are running Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX, use the PBX Monitor and Resource Monitor graphical tool to measure the performance of your PBX is easy and efficient. The monitor panel in S-Series shows a variety of statistical information about your system, such as:

  • How many calls are active
  • How many trunks are active
  • The CPU/Memory/Storage/Network usage
  • The status of your system uptime

PBX Monitor

The PBX monitors the status of Extensions, Trunks, Concurrent Call and Conference. The real-time status can help you quickly monitor if the system extensions or trunks are working and registered correctly. And you will be able to see the conference moderator, how many members in the conference, when the conference starts. The information of the status will be shown upon mouseover.

Extension Status
pbx extension status

VoIP Trunk Status

voip-trunk-status

You can also monitor status of FXO trunk, GSM/WCDMA trunk, BRI/E1/T1 trunk, concurrent calls, and conference.

Resource Monitor

Resource monitor allows you to monitor the use of hardware (CPU, memory, storage, and network) and system resources in real time. the resource monitor includes four tabs:

Information
Displays the system information, including Product, Serial Number, Hardware Version, Software Version, System Time, Uptime etc.

Network
Shows system’s network status, including MAC Address, IP Address, Gateway, VPN Server, etc.

Performance
Presents the resource utilization data. It is the current processor usage. The information of the chart will be shown upon mouseover.

  • CPU: provides area chart of CPU Usage
  • Memory: shows overall Memory consumption; column chart of Total Memory, Used, Buffer, Cache and Available.
  • LAN: displays Processes with Network Activity, including Send and Receive.

Storage Usage
Displays Processes with Disk Activity and Storage; charts of Disk Usage (KB/sec) and Disk Queue Length. Ensure you have enough space for call recordings and logs.