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Re: Optivity NMS 8.1

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Subject: Re: Optivity NMS 8.1
From: David Easter <David_Easter@BAYNETWORKS.COM>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 13:21:18 -0400
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It is correct to say that AIX 4.3 is not supported.  Bay Networks has not
done testing to determine if Optivity NMS 8.1 will operate correctly on AIX
4.3 or not.  It may - it may not.  In either case, Bay Networks can't
provide technical support for the combination.

-Dave Easter

At 08:24 AM 8/19/98 -0400, Maria Burke wrote:
>Then, is it correct to say that Optivity NMS 8.1 will not run on AIX 4.3?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Easter [mailto:David_Easter@BAYNETWORKS.COM]
>Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 1998 3:19 PM
>Subject: Re: Optivity NMS 8.1
>Hi Maria,
>  Optivity NMS 9.0, which has a currently scheduled release date of January
>'99 for the Solaris and NT version, will support NetView 5.1.  The AIX
>version will most likely lag behind this release date by 1-3 months -
>primarily because our development tool vendors have not qualified with AIX
>4.3 many of the development tools needed to complete the project.  (For
>example, ObjectStore and RogueWave do not officially support an AIX 4.3
>build environment according to their web site and technical support center)
>-David J. Easter
>Product Manager - Optivity NMS, Network Management Division
>Bay Networks, Inc. - Where Information Flows.
>At 08:19 AM 8/18/98 -0400, Maria Burke wrote:
>>According to the documentation for Optivity NMS 8.1, this will run on AIX
>>4.1 and 4.2 with Netview 4.1 and 5.0.  Has anyone successfully installed
>>used this product on AIX 4.3?  Has anyone heard of when Optivity will be
>>ready for NetView 5.1 (I realize the approximate date for NetView 5.1 will
>>be mid-September)?  Thanks for all your help!
>>Maria Burke

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