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Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview

1999-08-27 17:06:21
Subject: Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview
From: Karin Binder <karin.binder AT NWA DOT COM>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 16:06:21 -0500
Edvyn,

Thanks for the warning about the availability feature - I'll keep an eye on
that.
I would be interested to hear of any other particularly hoggish features to
be wary of.

Thanks,
Karin

-----Original Message-----
From: Edvyn.Lek AT BANKOFAMERICA DOT COM <Edvyn.Lek AT BANKOFAMERICA DOT COM>
To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU <NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU>
Date: Friday, August 27, 1999 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview


>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
>devices!
>
>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
>scripting yourself!).
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>Karin Binder <karin.binder AT NWA DOT COM> on 08/27/99 08:24:27 AM
>
>Please respond to Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on
NetView
>      <NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU>
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>To:   NV-L AT UCSBVM.UCSB DOT EDU
>cc:    (bcc: Edvyn Lek)
>Subject:  Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview
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>Eric,
>
>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.
>
>Karin
>
>---Original Message-----
>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
>
>
>>Karin,
>>
>>Having created the CSV file, how do you automate the import into RME?  I
am
>only
>>aware of the GUI method of initiating the import.  Is there a cmd line
>method
>>for doing the import?
>>
>>Eric Miner
>>Travelers
>>
>>
>>Date:    Tue, 24 Aug 1999 13:08:58 -0500
>>From:    Karin Binder <karin.binder AT NWA DOT COM>
>>Subject: Re: CiscoWorks2000 Intergartion with Netview...
>>
>>Jean-Noel,
>>
>>According to the documentation, CW2K does not support a direct import fro=
>>m
>>NetView.
>>It does support an import from a text file.  I wrote a script that querie=
>>s
>>our NetView database for
>>the pertinents about Cisco devices, and outputs the data to CSV file the =
>>way
>>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.
>>
>>Kari
>>
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