Re: Managing Objects

2000-08-16 10:24:26
Subject: Re: Managing Objects
From: lclark AT us.ibm DOT com
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 10:24:26 -0400
Chance, I would not introduce the location.conf file until I had a good
discovery. Errors in the location.conf file can cause you to lose some
interfaces. However, you should be seeing routers, etc, on the IP
Internet level of the submap. You have to cut (from THIS submap)
the routers and paste them into the location submaps. Only networks
are handled by the location.conf file.

Also, at 6.0, unless you have the e-fix for APAR IX10063 installed, you
MUST do an ovtopofix  -a before trying to do any cut/paste on a
map created with a location.conf file.

If you are not seeing routers on the IP Internet level of the map, then
you do not have a good discovery yet. Hope this helps.


Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
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CHANCELLOR.D.ELLIS AT customs.treas DOT [email protected] on 08/16/2000 09:27:56 AM

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     I am using Netview 6 on AIX 4.

     I have setup a location.conf file and a seedfile. The seedfile simply
     contains a list of the oids that I want to discover.

     Everything works great, all my locations are created in the right
     places and the networks are discovered, except there are no routers or
     switches listed under the locations. I know I have the right oids in
     the seedfile because I used the seedfile from one of my production
     machines. If I click on and manage a network, it then discovers the

     Any ideas how I can get the equipment discovered without having to go
     in and manage every network by hand?


     Chance Ellis
     Network Engineer
     US Customs Service

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