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Re: Netview/SNMP

1999-06-28 11:39:54
Subject: Re: Netview/SNMP
From: YEO Khee Seng <yeoks AT RALEIGH.IBM DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 23:39:54 +0800
On Mon, Jun 28, 1999 at 09:54:22AM -0400, Todd E. Lewis wrote:
> So I'm sort of back to where I was. From what I understand there is
> no current way to forward these traps from netview (ie.. APC, Netware
> etc..) because NT does not at the moment support baroc configurations
> to TEC. Is that your understanding as well?

I'm not familiar with NT not supporting baroc config.  If it is indeed
a problem, then a possible temp work around would be to install the
TEC SNMP adapter to receive UPS traps & have the TEC SNMP adapter
on forward those events to TEC.  What this simply means is that you now
have most of your events forwarded to TEC by Netview while TEC SNMP
adapter is forwarding UPS traps.  A possible alternative.

> >>> YEO Khee Seng <yeoks AT RALEIGH.IBM DOT COM> 06/28 9:43 AM >>>
> On Mon, Jun 28, 1999 at 07:58:36AM -0400, Todd E. Lewis wrote:
> > I've got a pmr open, and the tech tells me I should install it on TEC
> > to be able to receive traps from our ups's which has a rule base compiled
> > on TEC. I'm alittle confused because I've thought all along that the
> > Netview server should act as the main snmp manager.
>
> TEC SNMP adapter is targetted at customer that do not have SNMP manager
> in place (ie no Netview, Openview, etc).  So for people with no Netview
> installed, the UPS traps (as in your example) would have to be forwarded
> to the box with the TEC SNMP Adapter.
>
> >
> > >>> James Shanks <James_Shanks AT TIVOLI DOT COM> 06/25 6:50 PM >>>
> > A TEC adapter is a piece of code which ships events to TEC in a language he
> > undertands.  The TEC server is about the only place you probably would not
> > install a TEC adapter.   You can run the TEC SNMP adapter in the same box as
> > NetView, though few people do.  It was originally designed by TEC to 
> > install on
> > boxes which had no SNMP manager to report to.
> >
> > James Shanks
> > Tivoli (NetView for UNIX) L3 Support
> >
> >
> >
> > "Todd E. Lewis" <telewis AT PROVBANK DOT COM> on 06/25/99 02:21:01 PM
> >
> > 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/Tivoli Systems)
> > Subject:  Netview/SNMP
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm alittle confused, Can the TEC SNMP adapter be installed on the netview
> > server to forward snmp events to TEC or does it get installed on TEC?
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YEO Khee Seng                           yeoks AT raleigh.ibm DOT com
The opinions expressed are my own and do not reflect those of IBM.

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