[nv-l] authenticationFailure trap received from enterprise cisco

2002-09-18 04:37:02
Subject: [nv-l] authenticationFailure trap received from enterprise cisco
From: john.j.mackney AT accenture DOT com
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 09:37:02 +0100
I have NetView 7.1.2 on Solaris 8 (+All recommended SUN patches)
Since I turned NetView on this week I keep getting loads of traps like the

A authenticationFailure trap received from enterprise cisco with 1
argument: authAddr= "my_netview_server"
SPECIFIC    :     0 (hex: 0)
GENERIC     :     4
CATEGORY    :     Status Events
ENTERPRISE  :     cisco
SOURCE      :     Agent  (A)
HOSTNAME    :     "cisco 7505's IP address"
SEVERITY    :     Indeterminate
LOGGEDTIME  :     09/18/02 06:25:01 AM

If I click Browse MIB and follow down the tree I can get to

But I cannot find the final .48 in the tree.

I do not think the error is related to community names as when I click
"Start Query" anywhere in the MIB tree, I get in the messages window if the
MIB browser:
Note using community "our_read_Community_Name" for node "cisco 7505's IP
and it returns a value

Anyone know what's happening. I get similar traps from other cisco devices
(but obviously with either OID values - which also do not resolve the last

Is this because the OS of the cisco devices do not match the MIBs I have
Please - any info anyone - out network managers are complaining about the
volume of traps.

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