Archive for February, 2021

AstLogger 1.4.14 Released

Posted: February 15, 2021 in News, TSAPI

AstLogger 1.4.14 just released. The updates are

1. Increase buffer size from 1024 to 4096 for bigger CSTA and Private data events.
2. Fine tune the stream checking to avoid false alarm detection.
3. Change TSAPI event notification method from acsSetESR to acsEventNotify.
4. Update the AstLogger web pages to align with DMCCLogger web pages.
5. Update the t_astcalldata with logger id field and merge the t_astappdata call data fields.
6. Display call end party on the call search web page.

Grafana is a great analytics platform, we can use Open Source Grafana to monitor Avaya Call Center. We have several tools that can integrate with Avaya via the Avaya CM, AES and CMS interfaces to get real-time and history data. This post illustrates the step by step procedure to use Grafana and these tools to produce a lot of useful real time dashboards for Avaya call center. These dashboards including

  • Real-time Trunk Report – Incoming calls of a call center firstly hit the trunks of the call center. We can use bcmsSVR to monitor the real-time trunk status. The dashboard will show how many trunk members are idle, in used or in unknown status.
  • Real-time VDN Report – Individual incoming call then reached a VDN and a vector is executing to route the call. We can use bcmsSVR to monitor the real-time VDN status. The dashboard will show number of calls waiting, number of ACD calls handled, the average talk time, etc.
  • Real-time Queue Report – The call then routed to Queue and finally delivered to an agent. We can use bcmsSVR to monitor the real-time Queue status. The dashboard will show number of calls waiting, number of agent staffed and the number of agent in different ACD status, etc.
  • Real-time KPI Report – The KPI dashboard will show the KPI performance of an specific Queue, it contains data such as Calls Waiting, Oldest Calls Waiting, ACHT and Service Level, etc.
  • Real-time Call Queue Report – To identify which customer is waiting in the queue and showing the waiting time and position of the caller is critical to improve customer service. We can use CallAnalytics to get data such as the caller, VDN, and waiting time of all customers waiting in a specific VDN.
  • Real-time Call Answer Report – This report will show all the customers who is talking to the agents for a specific VDN. We can use CallAnalytics to get data such as caller, VDN and answering time of the calls.
  • Real-time Agent Report – A Queue is a logical unit for Automatic Call Distribution. There are numerous of agents login to ACD to handle the calls. We can use the bcmsSVR to monitor the real-time Queue status. The dashboard will show all agents in the Queue and their real-time status.
  • Intra-day VDN Report – We can use bcmsSVR to get interval (24 hours / 12 hours) report of a specific VDN.
  • Intra-day Queue Report – We can use bcmsSVR to get interval (24 hours / 12 hours) report of a specific Queue.

We have successfully integrated bcmsSVR and CallAnalytics with Grafana using JSON API developed by Marcus Olsson.  Please follow the procedure to install the API. 

First, we add the JSON API as data source for different bcmsSVR and CallAnalytics API. These API include

  • bcmsSVR statustrunk JSON API
  • bcmsSVR bcmsmonitorvdn JSON API
  • bcmsSVR bcmsmonitorsplit JSON API
  • bcmsSVR bcmsmonitorsystem JSON API
  • bcmsSVR bcmslistvdn JSON API
  • bcmsSVR bcmslistsplit JSON API
  • CallAnalytics callqueue JSON API
  • CallAnalytics callanswer JSON API

Second, we add the panels one by one and the screen dump of these panel configurations as follows

  • Trunk Panel
  • VDN Panel
  • Queue Panel
  • Call Queue Panel
  • Call Answer Panel
  • KPI Panel
  • Agent Panel
  • VDN Intra-day Panel
  • Queue Intra-day Panel

The final output of the dashboard by grouping the panels together

If you are interested the integration of Grafana with Avaya, you can contact us directly. Our contact is service@upinget.com. Have fun!