RE: [nv-l] Threshold Levels

2005-05-05 08:43:55
Subject: RE: [nv-l] Threshold Levels
From: usman.taokeer AT s-iii DOT com
To: nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 17:44:15 +0500


Thanks it worked! :)


"Colin Mulkerrins" <Colin.Mulkerrins AT anpost DOT ie>
Sent by: owner-nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com

04-05-05 03:57 PM
Please respond to
nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com

<nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com>
RE: [nv-l] Threshold Levels

Are you running NetView on AIX? My suggestions may be redundant if you are not, but you could try anyway
You need to use interface instance numbers to collect the required data.  
For example the collection for ifBitsin runs an snmpget on the following mib (and multiplies the answer by 8)
(Translates to... iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifInOctets.)
To collect the data an instance number must be appended to the end of the mib.  The instance number can be obtained from .iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.interfaces. (I use the mib browser to get this data)
e.g. if you want to collect data for a serial interface, you must first get the instance number for that interface (see above) and add that to the end of the mib... so if the instance number for the serial interface is 5 you would be looking for the following
You can test this from the command line using snmpget
snmpget -c <community name> <router name>
When you want to collect the data using the MIB Data collection you need to add the required instance numbers in the collection details window (Instances From List) (multiple comma seperated instances can be entered)
or select All Instances if you want to collect data from all interfaces on the router.
Apologies if this is too basic or not what you wanted...
Colin M.
-----Original Message-----
owner-nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com [mailto:owner-nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com] On Behalf Of usman.taokeer AT s-iii DOT com
04 May 2005 07:16
nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
[nv-l] Threshold Levels


I am using NetView 7.1.4 with FP3 installed, i need to configure Threshold levels on certain interfaces of our core router(Cisco3745), can any help me out in this regard, i also want to generate traps against those thresholds.I tried using SNMP Collector but was not able to figure it out it just doesn't collect data for what ever _expression_ i define? e.g IfBitsin etc.



Usman Taokeer
Associate Network Architect

This e-mail and its attachments, is confidential and is intended for the addressee(s) only. If you are not the intended recipient, disclosure, distribution or any action taken in reliance on it is prohibited and may be unlawful. Please note that any information expressed in this message or its attachments is not given or endorsed by An Post unless otherwise indicated by an authorised representative independently of this message. An Post does not accept responsibility for the contents of this message and although it has been scanned for viruses An Post will not accept responsibility for any damage caused as a result of a virus being passed on.

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>