Monitoring router reboots

1998-10-24 15:01:48
Subject: Monitoring router reboots
From: Leslie Clark <lclark AT US.IBM DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 15:01:48 -0400
>I want to do some surveilence on my routers with the help of NV5.1.
>Alert me when the router has been rebooted via polling it.
>One way to do it may be to poll the sysUptime mib-II variable and check if
>the value is less than the previous value, but how do I configure this in
>NW and what about the maximum value of the systemUptime variable ?

Any router, I expect, would generate a coldstart trap when it comes up from a
reboot. That is one of
the generic traps (warm start, cold start, link up, link down, etc).  I would
just use that.


Leslie Clark
IBM Global Services - Network & Systems Management - Detroit

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