Re: ping response

1999-08-25 09:01:26
Subject: Re: ping response
From: John Creasey <creasey AT OZEMAIL.COM DOT AU>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 23:01:26 +1000
Recently our network operators reported a very similar thing
happening.  They were certain an interface was up but netview
couldn't ping it.  I wasnt present so I was very much baffled
by their claims.

Have you tried to reproduce the problem?  If it is reproducible
it could be a bonafide bug.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView
> [mailto:NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU]On Behalf Of Frantsen Christian
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 August 1999 19:26
> Subject: ping response
> I noticed something strange the other day when trying some
> things in our
> lab.
> I unplugged a switch by removing the TP-cord and i got a node down in
> netview (obviously =))
> then I put the cord back in and I couldn't ping the switch
> from the netview
> map, there was no response,
> I got response from it if I pinged it from a machine right
> next to me, I
> tried again from netview, no response
> then I made a ping from the commandline on the
> netview-machine. Now i got a
> response and after that it worked from the map again.
> Anyone got some feedback on this?
> -----------------------------------------
> Christian Frantsen
> Technical Operations
> Internoc Scandinavia AB
> Tel: +46-36-194843
> Fax: +46-36-194651
> http://www.internoc.se

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