Re: snmpCollect core dumps with Version 5.1 or V4 U453385

1998-10-12 11:49:48
Subject: Re: snmpCollect core dumps with Version 5.1 or V4 U453385
From: Dave Luiz <daveluiz AT JPS DOT NET>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 08:49:48 -0700
Douglas, thanks for the quick response. I installed the IX82898 APAR and it 
fixed the
In response to the performance improvement, I updated my snmpCollect 
collections, and was able to see data in minutes rather than hours. Nice work! 
I must
say the level of support I receive from Tivoli (Walt and Arthur of level3 in
particular) has been outstanding.  Kudos!

Dave Luiz
State of California
Health and Welfare Data Center

Douglas Jernigan (1-919-543-7574) wrote:

> Dave and the list:
> If you run snmpCollect while using collection groups you will see this
> problem.  With some databases it will show up immediately and with others it
> will take awhile but will still show up.  Please call support to open a PMR,
> mention APAR IX82898, the fix is available and they will give you directions
> on how to receive the new executable.  As a side note, if you are using
> collection groups with snmpCollect, you should notice a performance 
> improvement
> at start up and also when updating your snmpCollect configuration.  Please
> let me know what kind of performance improvement you notice.
> I apologize for any inconvenience the snmpCollect problem caused you.
> Doug Jernigan
> NOTE: This is only for the versions mentioned in the subject line.
> >Date:    Wed, 7 Oct 1998 19:06:42 -0700
> >From:    Dave Luiz <daveluiz AT JPS DOT NET>
> >Subject: Re: snmpCollect core dumps with Version 5.1 or V4 U453385
> >Ray, I have been running AIX 4.2.1/Netview 4.1.2(U451880), and running large
> >data collections on a database of 53,000+ objects with no snmpCollect 
> >problems
> >A few minutes ago I applied PTF U453385. Upon restarting things, I 
> >immediately
> >saw that snmpCollect exited with a signal 11, and dumped a core in
> >/usr/OV/PD/cores/snmpCollect. I restarted snmpCollect only to watch it die 
> >again
> >with the same symptoms.
> >I plan to open a PMR tomorrow morning with Tivoli. I wanted you to know that 
> >you
> >were NOT the only one to experience this. In fact, reading your note before
> >pplying the PTF prepared me for possible bad news. Data collections are a 
> >very
> >important part of how we use Netview. Thanks for sharing!
> >E-mail me at dluiz AT hwdc.state.ca DOT us if you get a chance.
> >Ray Schafer wrote:
> > I believe the problem described here is not very pervasive, it seems that I
> > am the only one who has seen it.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ray Schafer [mailto:schafer AT tkg DOT com]
> > Sent: Thursday, September 17, 1998 10:45 AM
> > To: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView et alia
> > Subject: snmpCollect core dumps with Version 5.1 or V4 U453385
> >
> > Is anyone else out there having problems with the snmpCollect daemon dumping
> > core after applying the latest PTF to Version 4 (U453385) or after the
> > application of Netview Version 5.1.
> >
> > I suspect that if you are running these versions, and you are collecting
> > data against collections, and you have at one time used C5d or are using
> > C5d, and have a large database, you may be seeing snmpCollect core dumping,
> > a problem that you will NOT see in Version 5.0 or earlier versions of V4.1.2
> > (U451880 or before).
> >
> > If so, please contact me or Netview support.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > --
> > Ray Schafer                   | schafer AT tkg DOT com
> > The Kernel Group              | Network Computing Consulting

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