Re: Discover networks behind a firewall
I suggest you also get UDP/162 opened up (trap port) inbound to NetView - not
strictly necessary for discovery but you'll almost certainly need it later.
I would definitely recommend the follwoing IBM Redbook:
SG24-6229 - Extending Network Management Through Firewalls
Darren_Tucker AT advantra.com DOT au wrote:
> > What ports on firewall must be opened to discover and to manage nodes on
> 192.168.1.xxx network ?
> You can probably get away with:
> ICMP ping (type code 8) out, ping responses (type code 0 ) back.
> SNMP (UDP/TCP port 161) out and responses back.
> The exact firewall rules will depend on the capabilities of the firewall.
> Note that unless you have SNMP enabled on the firewall, you probably won't
> discover them and you'll need to use either seedfiles (edit
> /usr/OV/conf/netmon.seed) or loadhosts (run "echo ipaddress hostname
> |loadhosts -m subnetmask") to load the devices into NetView.
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