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Re: Down Stream Event Suppression

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Subject: Re: Down Stream Event Suppression
From: Leslie Clark <lclark@US.IBM.COM>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 1999 21:12:49 -0500
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Ah, the holy grail of network management. No, it is not built in to the
product. However,
the tools to do it are there, with the ruleset editor. Since rulesets now
honor Collections,
this has become easier to administer and is doable for small to medium
sized networks
that are fairly static.

For larger networks, there are a number of add-on options on the market. I
have not used
them, but others here may be able to give you some feedback:

Usually when this question comes up, we hear from http://www.tavve.com.
Also, Tivoli has recently acquired and now offers Tivoli Manager for
Connectivity,  which sits between Netview and the T/EC and handles
correlation. More
info on that is at http://www.tivoli.com/o_products/html/netcon.html.

I like eye-ball correlation best. It's free and no work.


Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
(248) 552-4968 Voicemail, Fax, Pager

---------------------- Forwarded by Leslie Clark/Southfield/IBM on 02-18-99
09:02 PM ---------------------------

Edward Adair <edward_adair@ins.com> on 02-17-99 12:15:48 PM

Please respond to edward_adair@ins.com

cc:    (bcc: Leslie Clark/Southfield/IBM)
Subject:  Down Stream Event Suppression


I haven't been using the last couple versions of Netview.  Has suppression
of events from downstream devices been addressed in the later versions?  I
know there was an example in the Redbook for version 4 of Netview, but I
wondering if such functionality has been added to the base product.


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