Re: Optivity NMS 8.1

1998-08-11 17:59:25
Subject: Re: Optivity NMS 8.1
From: Steven Valente <svalente AT BAYNETWORKS DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 14:59:25 -0700
Hello Maria,

Check and make sure that in the directory $LNMSHOME/db there is a directory
called ev.db.  If not, you should be able to get it copied off of the CD

As well, try opening a shell and set the variable OPT_SNMP_DEBUG=on and
export the variable, then run the ev command again from the command line.
The output on the command line where you launch ev should begin to show
snmp variables being queried to the hub from the system.  From here you may
be able to tell if there is a particular variable failing, but it is
doubtful since it is failing to everything.  It's much more likely that
there is a problem with your ev.db directory.

Your best option, as always, would be to open a support call with your
local Bay Networks Support Center.

Steve Valente
Bay Networks
Optivity Unix Support

At 03:01 PM 8/11/98 -0400, Maria Burke wrote:
>I was wondering if someone else out there may have come across this problem.
>I've installed Optivity NMS 8.1 on AIX 4.2 with NetView 4.1.  Everything is
>working except Expanded View.  When I try to execute an Expanded View either
>from the command line or from within NetView, I get the following:
>The About Expanded View window opens and I receive the messages:
>Initializing... Please Wait... Getting info from agent failed.  Click OK.
>When I click OK, the About Expanded View window goes away and I'm taken back
>to my starting point.
>There are no error messages in my background window.  Also, this is not an
>incorrect community string as OmniView and an snmpwalk work fine.  This
>problem occurs on all of our hubs -- 5000s, BayStack TR 504, BayStack
>Ethernet, etc.
>Any thoughts?
>Maria Burke

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