This is a trivial question but I am new to netview.
How do we install the sia daemons (sysinfod) on a agent which is an AIX
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Francis [SMTP:steve.francis AT COMMSERV.UCSB DOT EDU]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 1999 11:00 AM
> To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu
> Subject: Re: Ref. : Discovery of Cisco 12000-series routers
> Well, I have some 12000's with ATM sub-interfaces, and Netview, with the
> mentioned in a previous note, does discover everything fine. (You need to
> be at
> 5.1.1 to apply the patch.)
> Thierry Van Mol wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I don't have answers, but I wanted to add that I have the exact
> > same behaviour when discovering our new Cisco 7206 VXR routers.
> > I only found that doing a ovtopofix generally fix the demand poll
> > problem, and I have then to add manuall the ATM sub-interface
> > to the router.
> > We are running IOS 12.0(4), use tag-switching and ip cef is
> > enabled.
> > Let me know if you find anything more on this subject.
> > Thierry
> > Thierry Van Mol email:
> thierry.van-mol AT ciev.vd DOT ch
> > Centre Informatique de l'Etat de Vaud Tel: 41 (0) 21 316 27 05
> > On 16.08.99 22:38:44 NV-L wrote:
> > >Hello,
> > >
> > >We have added some Cisco 12008 routers to our backbone recently
> > >and I have been having difficulty getting NetView to discover
> > >them. I wanted to see if anyone on this list had had a similar
> problem. I
> > >added these routers to the seed file but netmon
> > >never discovered them. I've attemped to add them manually, but
> > >when I do so only the loopback interface and the ethernet interface
> > >are discovered. The ATM subinterfaces of the router are never found.
> > >
> > >Another interesting point is that I am unable to demand poll the
> > >routers which I have added manually. Selecting the device on the
> > >map and using Test->Demand Poll usually results in the message
> > >"***** Node 'nodename' not found, demand poll skipped *****" (where
> > >is the name of the router). Then again, sometimes it works
> > >fine. I've not yet determined a pattern of when it works and when
> > >it does not. When a demand poll does occur on a 12008 the messages
> > >show that each interface, including the subinterfaces, are found
> > >and pinged. However, the subinterfaces never show in the device's
> > >IP Map. I can reliably ping the node via the GUI, use the
> > >SNMP browser on it, and do pretty much anything else other than a
> > >poll. The selection name for the device is in DNS and
> > >resolves properly.
> > >
> > >I've looked through the interfaces MIB and the IP MIB, comparing
> > >the replies of the 12008 to those of our Cisco 7500-series routers
> > >(on which ATM subinterfaces are discovered correctly). I did find
> > >a few differences but I'm not sure why they would cause this problem.
> > >The 12008 has 2 entries in the interfaces.ifTable for each
> subinterface, one
> > >for the subinterface (with an ifDescr description
> > >like "ATM0/0.100-atm subif") and one for the AAL5 layer (with an
> > >ifDescr like "ATM0/0.100-aal5 layer"). The ifType of the
> > >ATM subinterface entries is number 134, which is listed as
> > >by IANA but does not appear in the oid_to_protocol
> > >file in NetView. I added it, and also updated the enum field for
> > >this in the snmp_fields file. The other difference is that the IP
> > >addresses in the ipAddrTable for the 12008 references the ifIndex of
> > >the subinterface in the interfaces table, where the entries for
> > >subinterfaces in the 7500-series routers points to the ifIndex of
> > >the associated physical interface. This is perfectly sensable.
> > >
> > >Anyway, is anyone successfully managing a Cisco 12000 with NetView?
> > >If so, how?
> > >
> > >BTW, I'm running NetView 5.1.1 on AIX 4.2.1. The 12008 routers are
> > >running IOS 11.2.15.
> > >
> > >Thanks in advance,
> > >
> > >Steve
> > >
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