Re: How to be pro-active?
Please check www.tavve.com for proactive NetView tools.
From: Haakan Andersson <Hakan.K.Andersson AT ICA DOT SE>
To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU <NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU>
Date: Thursday, September 24, 1998 2:11 PM
Subject: How to be pro-active?
>I'm new to NetView AIX and snmp as well as networking. I've recently taken
>the responsibility for NetView AIX (running v 4.1.2 with NWays Manager,
>soon to 5.0).
>We are currently migrating to Cisco routers in our WAN.
>At this point, the operators/helpdesk can almost only see if a node is up
>Very little configuration and adapt-ing (is that the right word?) have been
>The issues I will start to deal with now is;
>- how can we in NetView discover network problems before they become
>how can we be pro-active?
>- for instance, when setting thresholds of the traffic through routers,
>values is propriate?
>- what "parameters" are important to monitor in a router?
>- what MIB variables are of interest concerning the topics mentioned above?
>- how to discover divergent tendencies in the network
>I guess these topics are more snmp-, "technical networking"- and router
>issues. However does anyone know of any good books that discuss these kind
>topics? Maybe someone has some tips and hints regarding this?
>ICA Handlarnas AB, Sweden