RE: Link Reliability

2001-07-27 09:41:24
Subject: RE: Link Reliability
From: "James Shanks" <SHANKS AT us.tivoli DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 09:41:24 -0400
Pardon me, but It sounds as if NetView is doing exactly what you told it to
do. You are the one who decided how to do this, were you not?  It was your
decision to set the thresholds where they are and your decision to send
e-mail every time the threshold was exceeded.   It sounds like you are now
saying, "Well, perhaps I shouldn't have made the e-mail decisions because
this thing is broken too often."   If you don't like the result, then it is
up to you to design a better way to handle it.

You could send the e-mail, not right from the trap, but from an Action node
in  ruleset which uses a Threshold to control how often the e-mail is sent.
This is a common use for a ruleset.  If you just use  Event Stream(block)
--> Trap Settings  --> Threshold --> Action (e-mail script)   then you can
run this out of ESE.automation withoiut a problem.

Or you could adjust the threshold levels, raising the arm level and
lowering the disarm level so that it doesn't fire so often, so that your
e-mails are only sent when it has really recovered and then gone critical
again.  The data you collect via snmpCollect is unaffected and will still
be stored regardless of where you sent the monitoring threshold.  So  you
could stop sending e-mail altogether and just start saving the data for
analysis when someone is ready to look at it.

James Shanks
Team Leader, Level 3 Support
Tivoli NetView for UNIX and NT

z_esm_karekars <z_esm_karekars AT bharatpetroleum DOT com>@tkg.com on 07/27/2001
01:57:56 AM

Please respond to IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l AT tkg DOT com>

Sent by:  owner-nv-l AT tkg DOT com

To:   "'IBM NetView Discussion'" <nv-l AT tkg DOT com>
Subject:  RE: [NV-L] Link Reliability


I need to set this reliability threshold as there is a desperate
requirement to monitor the reliability of the link. Can U please reply for
this ASAP.


   From:   z_esm_karekars
   Reply To:       IBM NetView Discussion
   Sent:   Tuesday, June 26, 2001 12:06 PM
   To:     'nv-l AT tkg DOT com'
   Subject:        [NV-L] Link Reliability


   I have NV6.0.1 on AIX 4.3.3

   I had enabled data collection with threshold check exceeding 85 % with
   Rearm of 50% for ifReliability, configured a trap to generate Mail in
   case of threshold reached.

   It is observed that very large No. of mails are generated for this

   How can I restrict the same or use the ruleset to put threshold on the #
   of mails.


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