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FW: [nv-l] Automatic actions - how to reference the source address / hostname with example

2005-05-10 05:32:04
Subject: FW: [nv-l] Automatic actions - how to reference the source address / hostname with example
From: "Pretorius, Vynita" <VPretorius AT fnb.co DOT za>
To: <nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 11:31:18 +0200
James,
 Thanks for your comments however I cannot get it to pass me the source
ip /hostname with the $A or %G, $S

(below comes out of trapd.conf)
EDESC
critb {1.3.6.1.4.1.688.5.1} 6 1 u 4 4 "Status Events"
Trap: generic $G specific $S args ($#): $*
EXEC /home/u/automation/brprt $1 $2 $3 $A $S $G
SDESC

Below is the /home/u/automation/brprt
# cd /home/u/automation
# cat brprt
st1=$1
st2=$2
st3=$3
ipadd=$4
spec=$5
gen=$6
echo $st1 " var1 " > /home/u/automation/brout.out1
echo $st2 " var2 " >> /home/u/automation/brout.out1
echo $st3 "var3 " >> /home/u/automation/brout.out1
echo $ipadd " ip address" >> /home/u/automation/brout.out1
echo $spec " specific " >> /home/u/automation/brout.out1
echo $gen " generic" >> /home/u/automation/brout.out1
# more /home/u/automation/brout.out1
Brprt  var1 
test  var2 
only var3 
FMT  ip address
ERROR:  specific 
accessing  generic
#
(below is in trapd.log)
1115716933 3  Tue May 10 11:22:13 2005 VYNITA      u Trap: generic 6
specific 1 args (1):  [1] private.enterprises.688.5.1 (OctetString):
Brprt test only

Thanks
Vynita Pretorius
+27 82 856 0321


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Subject: Re: [nv-l] Automatic actions - how to reference the source
address / hostname





We are talking about passed parameters here, and it is difficult to
answer
a question like this without a specific example.
But for example, if you had a script called "mytest" and you wanted to
pass
it  varbind 1, varbind 2, the enterprise oid, and the agent address, in
that order, you would do so like this:
     <full_path>mytest  $1 $2 $e $A
but inside your script these parameters would be referenced in order as
$1, $2, $3, and $4.  They are not exported as ruleset variables are.


Whether you use the agent address ($A) or the NetView attribute $2,
which
always contains the hostname, depends upon whether you are dealing with
a
NetView trapd on a non-NetView trap.  Only NetView traps have the
hostname
in the second varbind.

James Shanks
Level 3 Support  for Tivoli NetView for UNIX and Windows
Tivoli Software / IBM Software Group


 

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Hi all

Running 7.1.4 fp3 on solaris 2.8

I can only get Automatic actions to pass me what is in the string via $1
$2
$3, if I reference $e I get nothing?
I need the ip address or hostname of the source of the event how do I
reference it?

Any ideas

Thanks
Vynita Pretorius
+27 82 856 0321



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