Re: Cisco Wan Manager

1999-06-25 10:17:32
Subject: Re: Cisco Wan Manager
From: James Schot <okyalos AT HOTMAIL DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 14:17:32 GMT
So you say that the two alternatives are :

1. CWM 9.1.07 with AIX 4.2.1, netview 5.1.1, which is quite buggy.
2. The CWM on a Solaris with OV, do you known which are the
latest versions of the above products, and if they have any problem ?

thanks again,


From: Stephan Schwalb <sschwalb AT DEBIS DOT DE>
Reply-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
Subject: Re: Cisco Wan Manager
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 15:33:41 +0200

Hi Joe,

the CWM known as Strataview is available as version 9.1.07 for AIX, which
NV 5.1, and this should include 5.1.1.
I'm trying to set up SV 9.1.07 together with NV 5.1.1 on AIX 4.2.1. As far
as I
Cisco only delivers SV with NV on AIX or SV with HP-OV on Solaris. I think
mix it to use Solaris, NV and SV !

From my experience of SV+ on AIX, there are a lot of problems unsolved.
First: AIX 4.2.1 has a new system group ("shutdown"; GID=21) whch conflict
the SV+ svplus group (same GroupID). If you are on AIX 4.2.0 and like to be
you must install some patches which results in the maint.level 4.2.1 (=>
I already opened bug CSCdm41565 at Cisco against this.

I circumvented that problem but now I have other problems and found
in the SV-scripts !! (If you need detailed information, just send me a
At all, I experienced a lot of disappointments with the Cisco support
related to
wanmanager (CWM) product !!

Have fun___Stephan

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"Prokott, Joe" schrieb:

> We have CWM 9.1.6 on OV 5.0.1 on Solaris 2.5.1.  I don't know what
> of CWM (if any) will run on NV 5.1.1, but our experience has been that
> releases come out for OV much earilier than for NV releases.  In fact,
> last time I looked, I don't think CWM ran under NV 5.X - not sure if
this is
> still the case today or not?
> Joe Prokott - West Group
> Network Architect
> 610 Opperman Drive
> St. Paul, MN  55123
> Phone: 651-687-4536
> Fax: 651-687-6946
> E-mail: joe.prokott AT westgroup DOT com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Schot [mailto:okyalos AT HOTMAIL DOT COM]
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 1999 2:37 AM
> Subject: Cisco Wan Manager
> Hi all,
> Is there anyone that has install CiscoWanManager(Strataview+) on an AIX
> 4.3.2 running netview 5.1.1 ?
> If yes, which version of CWM did you install ?
> If no, does anyone known what alternatives we have ?
> thanks in advance ...
> james
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