crmimport.pl is used for importing Cisco devices into CiscoWorks database, using
a csv file in a format as in the sample file.. With this version of
CiscoWorks2000, it was not designed to integrate with NetView, like version 4.x.
The only thing that can be integrated into NetView is CiscoView. CiscoWorks2000
is a resourse hog, beware of enabling the availability feature. Another problem
with cw2k is that it is not a scalable product. It is sluggish and performance
when accessing it from a browser is terrible, if you have over 2000 Cisco
Another thing you can integrate with NetView is the ability to forward syslog
messages to the NetView event console (of course you have to do some perl
Karin Binder <karin.binder AT NWA DOT COM> on 08/27/99 08:24:27 AM
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Subject: Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview
The manual doesn't mention it, but there is a command crmimport.pl in
cisco's bin directory and a man page for it.
It seems straightforward. I have not tried it yet...hope to get to it in
the next few weeks.
From: Eric Miner <Eric.Miner AT TRAVELERS DOT COM>
To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU <NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU>
Date: Friday, August 27, 1999 7:12 AM
Subject: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview
>Having created the CSV file, how do you automate the import into RME? I am
>aware of the GUI method of initiating the import. Is there a cmd line
>for doing the import?
>Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 13:08:58 -0500
>From: Karin Binder <karin.binder AT NWA DOT COM>
>Subject: Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview...
>According to the documentation, CW2K does not support a direct import fro=
>It does support an import from a text file. I wrote a script that querie=
>our NetView database for
>the pertinents about Cisco devices, and outputs the data to CSV file the =
>CW2K wants to see it.
>Password information can also be added for import.
>Not as out-of-the-box as the pull-down menu for OpenView import, but it
>gives you the flexibility to set up
>a cron job to keep them in sync.