Re: Bay Networks Net Architect 1.1 on NV5

1998-09-09 11:14:10
Subject: Re: Bay Networks Net Architect 1.1 on NV5
From: Rob Rinear <robr AT DIRIGO DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 11:14:10 -0400
Anyone out there done this hack/work around the install?  I'm not much of a
hacker but need to make this work.   Any tips from those who have done it,
or Bay folks willing to divulge how to do it (with no support expected!)
would be greatly appreciated!

-----Original Message-----
From: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView et
alia [mailto:NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU]On Behalf Of David Easter
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 1998 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: Bay Networks Net Architect 1.1 on NV5

Hi Chris,

  NetArchitect 1.1 only uses the NetView APIs to allow users to load
devices from the NV map into NetArchitect.  Other than that, it really
doesn't depend on the platform for anything.  I know of customers who have
hacked/worked around the install issue and are using NetArchitect 1.1 on
the native AIX Operating system.

It's not supported, but it should work fine once you get around the install
issue.  Don't know if the map will sync over, but you can get the devices
in manually or from Optivity NMS rather than NetView.

-David J. Easter
Product Manager - Optivity NMS, Network Management Division
Bay Networks, Inc. - Where Information Flows.


At 03:56 PM 8/7/98 -0500, RIG - Chris McBride wrote:
>We recently installed Netview 5, and tried to install our Optivity software
>suite, and when we got to installing NetArchitect 1.1 we found out that it
>does not support Netview 5.
>Is anyone running NetArchitect 1.1 on Netview 5?  Does it work?

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