RE: location.conf in NV6

2000-03-09 19:17:04
Subject: RE: location.conf in NV6
From: "Joel A. Gerber" <joel.gerber AT usaa DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 18:17:04 -0600
This problem was reported last August during the v6 beta test, but NetView
Support never responded to it.  I had (false) hopes that a fix for this
problem would be included in the GA code.  I can offer this workaround that
seemed to work with the beta version: shut down the GUI and run the database
maintenance task "resolve inconsistencies . . .".  When you bring the GUI
back up, the location icons should function like normal.  In other words,
they seem to be "hosed" when they initially get created.

This certainly is a defect, though, and needs to be reported.  I'd do it,
but we don't have the v6 code yet (some stupid licensing problem, you don't
want to know . . .)

Joel Gerber - I/T Networking Professional - USAA Information Technology Co.
- San Antonio, TX
* (210)456-4231         * mailto:Joel.Gerber AT USAA DOT com    "

-----Original Message-----
From:   Jane Curry [SMTP:jane.curry AT skills-1st.co DOT uk]
Sent:   Wednesday, March 08, 2000 11:35
To:     NetView mailing list
Subject:        [NV-L] location.conf in NV6

I have used location.conf to setup my layout - great idea guys - thanks!

If I then cut and paste routers into my location.conf- defined
Locations, they go into the user plane - bad news!  I thought these
location.conf locations were supposed to be exactly the same as
hand-created ones?

Strange thing is, the first time I did this, the paste worked and my
router was in the app. plane as desired.  I've blitzed the whole
database after ovtopofix'ing didn't help - router paste's still go inthe

User Plane (yes, the router has interfaces such that it should connect
to the networks in the Location).

Please guys - don't tell me this is working as designed!
Thanks, Jane
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