I'm pretty ignorant on MLM's...where do I find the collections you're
From: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView
[mailto:NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU]On Behalf Of Art DeBuigny
Sent: Friday, June 25, 1999 2:32 PM
To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU
Subject: Re: MLM problems
I would look into the collections NetView creates for MLM management.
I would not surprise me if you found those devices in that collection.
If you edit the collection, that should fix the problem
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>From: Rob Rinear <robr AT DIRIGO DOT COM>
>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: MLM problems
>Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 10:08:10 -0400
>I'm having some problems with one of my MLM's, and I'm hoping someone can
>give me some suggestions:
>I have 3 MLM's (AIX 4.x boxes) that are working by the book...installed
>MLM, Netview found them and automatically set them up with NV as the trap
>destination and created the Alias tables for the nodes in it's subnet.
>But, the 4th MLM is giving me troubles. The box was originally installed
>the subnet with Netview, then moved. After the discovery cycle, Netview
>properly creates aliases for the devices in its subnet, but also adds
>aliases for many devices in the old subnet. Although I've tried to clear
>evey bit of the MLM configuration (smMlmCurrent.config files, etc), and
>restart the MLM with the "-i" flag, and even with the -c flag pointing to a
>config file I built, it eventually resets back to the incorrect set of
>aliases. So, I have an MLM at a remote site, coming back across a WAN to
>manage my local network!
>I've looked at the details of both the MLM and nodes that it incorrectly
>picks up aliases for, and I see nothing that could be confusing Netview
>thinking they're on the same subnet.
>Any experienced MLM'ers out there have any suggestions? They're greatly
>Systems and Network Management Solutions
>robr AT dirigo DOT com
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