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Re: CISCO CIP Monitoring

To: nv-l@lists.tivoli.com
Subject: Re: CISCO CIP Monitoring
From: "Chance, Larry" <lchance@SFBCIC.COM>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 14:19:41 -0500
Is this APM (Agent Policy Manager) only available on NetView for NT v5.1.1
when using MLM?



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leslie Clark [mailto:lclark@US.IBM.COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 1999 7:46 PM
> To: NV-L@UCSBVM.ucsb.edu
> Subject: Re: CISCO CIP Monitoring
> I think I just set that up for a customer. They wanted to
> monitor the status
> of a couple of interfaces that matched that description - not
> IP, but they
> do appear in the MIB II Interface table. They have an
> ifOperStatus that
> you can monitor via SNMP. I used the Agent Policy Manager front-end
> to MLM on the Netview server, and set up thresholds for the
> ifOperStatus
> variables - >1 is bad, = 1 is the rearm. This facility then
> added objects
> for me to represent those interfaces and they turn red when the router
> reports that they are down. You need to know the index number of the
> interfaces you want to monitor.
> Configuring the APM for the first time is confusing but it is
> well worth the
> effort in my opinion. You get grahics and traps and don't
> write any code.
> Cordially,
> Leslie A. Clark
> IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
> We need to monitor the PU state(on CIP)  and channel state
> for our CISCO
> Router CIP cards, providing 3270 access for our network.
> I was wondering if anyone has done this, and how they have
> implemented ths
> type of monitoring?  That is what channel MIBS did you look
> at, and how they
> set up the monitoring function.
> thx,art

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