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Re: UnAcknowledge - $0.02

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Subject: Re: UnAcknowledge - $0.02
From: Fältman, Mikael <mifal@WMDATA.COM>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 1999 14:34:51 +0100
Reply-to: Discussion of IBM NetView and POLYCENTER Manager on NetView <NV-L@UCSBVM.UCSB.EDU>
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I agree, from a technical point of view. 
But there can be other reasons.
If you have Netview staff working around the clock in teams it's
a good way for them to quickly get updated about objects that are 
Of cource they have to put every unacknoledged status back to 
acknoledge (if they want).

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> From: Don Davis [SMTP:don-n-darla@worldnet.att.net]
> Sent: den 5 februari 1999 17:22
> Subject:      UnAcknowledge - $0.02
> My two cents worth about Acknowledge / UnAcknowledge
> Let me elaborate a little about how Acknowledge / UnAcknowledge works.
> When you acknowledge an interface (dark Green) the purpose is to have
> the node turn back to Green so that Green propagates up the hierarchy of
> submap levels.
> There is no need to UnAcknowledge an interface because
> UnAcknowledgement happens automatically the next time
> netmon successfully pings the interface.
> The interface is automatically is set to "UnAcknowledged" (Green)
> when the status returns to normal.
> If you manually UnAcknowledge an Acknowledged interface it will surely
> turn back to Red because it is still down and netmon has not been able
> to
> successfully status poll the interface.
> Note: I always recommend that you acknowledge at the interface level
> only.
> You can Acknowledge at the higher levels (node, segment, network, IP
> Internet)
> but your results may not be what you expected.
> Follow Ralph Schiffinger's instructions is one way to find all of those
> objects
> by status. You may be able to build a collection for these objects as
> well.
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