Re: [nv-l] pingList

2002-10-23 06:58:46
Subject: Re: [nv-l] pingList
From: "Leslie Clark" <lclark AT us.ibm DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 06:58:46 -0400
Well, it seems odd if you have new node discovery turned off, but I
suspect the problem is the oids in the seedfile. They have resulted in
hints in the database. Possibly you had not done an ovtopofix since
you turned off the discovery? Those hints, at V6, are checked every
so often to see if they have turned into something allowed by the
oids. You should be ok now, as the ovtopofix has removed the hints
and discovery is off so they should not come back. If you want to be
able to turn on discovery without pinging those addresses, you should
exclude them by using negative address ranges.


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

                      "Chang, Mei"                                              
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Our Network Support is very sensitive to the ping traffic. Some of our
workstations were pinged by Netview last Friday.  When they called me, I
turned on the netmon trace, and confirmed that netview was pinging some
workstations.  I dumped the pingLists and the workstations' IP addresses
were there. I then stopped netmon, ran ovtopofix -a and ovmapcount -a ,
restart netmon, the pingList was accurate then.

Does anyone have answer for this? Does anyone  know of any write-up
regarding pingList?

My Netview environment:

*            AIX 4.3.3, Netview 6.0.3

*            New Node Discovery was off.

*            netmon.seed contains Network Device sysNames, Cisco and Nortel
Vendor Object IDs, and sets of HSRP Add Network folks
            provided.          NO IP ADDRESS RANGE was used on netmon.seed.

Thanks in advance.

Mei Chang

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