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RE: [nv-l] snmpCollect for stats reporting

2002-10-06 13:21:59
Subject: RE: [nv-l] snmpCollect for stats reporting
From: "Karl Prinelle" <Karl.Prinelle AT elyzium.co DOT uk>
To: <nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com>
Date: Sun, 6 Oct 2002 18:21:59 +0100
Sorry this one is sooo late - just found it in my drafts folder - duh
(having some ISP problems)!  Thought I'd send it anyway...


I hoped that was the case.
I'm doubting it because it's not working properly - the collections are
either always deferring or returning zero values where there should be
one (deferral is proportionally the worst problem in terms of
occurrance).  I've checked with snmpget/walk/nv mib browser from the NV
box that the data is there and accessible & it's all fine.  The NV box
CPU/RAM are barely used & since the routers response to snmpget/walk etc
I can't see why snmpCollect defers.  I've "tried" tuning snmpCollect,
but to no effect.  

I've raised a PMR for it but I was wondering if I was flogging a dead
horse (w2k, sp2, nv 7.1.2/7.1.3).



Karl Prinelle
Tivoli Certified Consultant
Elyzium Ltd
Enterprise Systems Management Consultants
Mobile: +44 (0)7813 189198
Email: Karl.Prinelle AT elyzium.co DOT uk
http://www.elyzium.co.uk
 
  
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-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Clark [mailto:lclark AT us.ibm DOT com] 
Sent: 24 September 2002 05:11
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Subject: Re: [nv-l] snmpCollect for stats reporting



I wonder why  you would doubt it. I can vouch for it. I've used it for
years in about a hundred different customers' networks. For collecting,
that is. It is quite efficient and I would not consider writing a tool
to do it. Dump the data to a relational database for easiest external
reporting with the tool of your choice.

Cordially,

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



 

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Hi list,

Just wondering if anyone is reliably collecting SNMP data through
snmpCollect for stats reporting?  I'm thinking about doing this on
Solaris with NV 7.1.2.  I only need to collect from about 40-50 devices,
approx 15 mins intervals and around 4 mib values per device.

I'm going to feed this into rrdtool to graph up, but a just debating
using snmpCollect or writing some scripts to snmpget the values (or mrtg
depending on how complex that it to setup).

thanks in advance

Karl


Karl Prinelle
Tivoli Certified Consultant
Elyzium Ltd
Enterprise Systems Management Consultants
Mobile: +44 (0)7813 189198
Email: Karl.Prinelle AT elyzium.co DOT uk
http://www.elyzium.co.uk


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