Re: Optivity NMS 8.1

1998-08-11 18:16:23
Subject: Re: Optivity NMS 8.1
From: Ray Roberts <robe076 AT IBM DOT NET>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 15:16:23 -0700
Maria, I saw a problem like this, with Optivity and OpenView, a couple
years ago.  It turned out to be a "community string" and Optivity DB
Synchronization issue.  Hope this is of some help?  Good luck!

Regards, Ray

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?
> Thanks!!!
> Maria Burke

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