Re: UnAcknowledge - $0.02
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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> 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
> successfully status poll the interface.
> Note: I always recommend that you acknowledge at the interface level
> You can Acknowledge at the higher levels (node, segment, network, IP
> but your results may not be what you expected.
> Follow Ralph Schiffinger's instructions is one way to find all of those
> by status. You may be able to build a collection for these objects as
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