Re: nvevents problem

1999-01-31 23:17:16
Subject: Re: nvevents problem
From: Bruce Jordan <jordan AT BERBEE DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 22:17:16 -0600
First, I want to thank James and Mark for their responses.

Reading the responses I realized I am both flawed in my expectations and I
have a problem.    When I initialy noticed the problem the daemons had been
running for about 1 week.  I restarted the interface with the results of a
blank events window,  new events would then appear as they happened.  I then
changed setting in app-defaults files and restarted the daemons and restarted
the interface expecting (incorrectly) old events.  I think Mark may be close
to my problem but I do not think I have any filters running.  But I am seeing
the ovevents.log grow / rotate quickly (5-10 minutes) even at 2048K.  Is there
a way to see what is going in there and check for any filtering I may have
setup and forgot about.  ( I initialy set the system up in September but it
was "unused" until 5.1).

Bruce Jordan, CCIE #4215
Consulting Engineer
Berbee Information Networks
jordan AT berbee DOT com

James Shanks wrote:

> It may be that your problem is one of expectations.
> How soon after starting the daemons are you opening the events window?
> You will only get in the window events in nvcorrd's cache, which is empty
> when it starts.  The display window is NOT filled with old events from the
> ovevents.log.  It worked that way with Version 3 and earlier, but this
> behavior was changed in V4 with the introduction of rulesets.
> nvcorrd only processes new events so that old actions are not repeated.
> James Shanks
> Tivoli (NetView for UNIX) L3 Support
> Bruce Jordan <jordan AT BERBEE DOT COM> on 01/31/99 12:02:12 AM
> Please respond to Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on
>       NetView <NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu>
> To:   NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu
> cc:    (bcc: James Shanks)
> Subject:  nvevents problem
> All,
> When I start netview my events window is blank until a new event
> arises.  I have confirmed that the app-defaults files
> (/usr/OV/app-defaults/Nvela and Nvevents) have an entry for load events
> selections (all set at 500).  I even set the ovevents.log to 2048 via
> the Tivoli interface and stopped and restarted the Daemons.  Using the
> event history pull down and doing query events gives me the same thing
> even after selecting all devices.
> My system is TME 10 5.1 on an AIX 4.3.1 with 512 memory managing about
> 350 nodes.  It was upgrade from 5.0 which had the same problem.
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
> Bruce Jordan, CCIE #4215
> Consulting Engineer
> Berbee Information Networks
> jordan AT berbee DOT com

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