Re: NW Topology on maps

2001-07-17 12:13:11
Subject: Re: NW Topology on maps
From: "Leslie Clark" <lclark AT us.ibm DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 12:13:11 -0400
There is nothing else on the top level IP Internet map except
routers, and the networks that connect them. If those networks are
serial, they will be drawn as straight lines. Otherwise there is a
a bubble between them. Learn to live with it. If you are seeing
something else on the top map, ask specifically about that.
See: Guide for Beginners Chap 3 Working with maps, Exploring the
       Submap Hierarchy

Arranging the map: First turn off automatic layout for just the
IP Internet submap. Then move things around the way you like them.
If it is too dense, add location icons and cut (from this submap) groups
of router and networks and paste them into the location submaps.
See: Inst&Config Chap 6, Defining the Network Management Region.

Note that you can corrupt your database by attempting arrangements
that are not supported. So first understand what is supported, and
take database backups along the way.


Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking

Moshe Asseo/Israel/[email protected] AT tkg DOT com on 07/17/2001 06:53:22 AM

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I have a request to show on one map or submap all the Routers with the
lines between them as displayed on the root ip internet, but without any
other nodes.
Also the request is asking to locate specific routers in specific places on
the screen.
Any idea how to perform this ? Is this possible ?

Best regards,
Moshe' Asseo.
Technical support group
IBM Global Services Israel
Tel. 972-3-5316820 , Ext. 6820   ,    Mobile: 972-50-369245   ,
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