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Re: Events from unmanaged nodes

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Subject: Re: Events from unmanaged nodes
From: John Nicholson <jnicholson@epo.org>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 14:05:07 +0200
I do not know why, but on NetView 6.01 for NT, with one single map (default)
existing, I created a Smartset for 'isSNMPSupported'='False', unmanaged the
thousands of workstations, and STILL saw interface up/down events from them.

In my AIX seedfile I have as the last statement @oid* which avoids
these workstations even getting into the databases, but this does not work on
NT. I really hope someone can tell me I'm wrong about this, as in the end I had
to resort to turning off discovery and deleting the w/s - that stopped the

John Nicholson

Leslie Clark wrote:

> Let's be clear about this. If a node is unmanaged IN ALL MAPS, then
> there will be NO interface up/down events generated. This is true on
> NT as well as on AIX. If you are getting Netview events for unmanaged
> nodes, you must therefore have more than one map, and the nodes
> are managed in at least one of those maps.
> If you have thousands of unwanted workstations, you can exclude
> them from discovery by using a seedfile; you can also umanaged
> them.
> Cordially,
> Leslie A. Clark
> IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
> Detroit
> John Nicholson <jnicholson@epo.org>@tkg.com on 05/09/2001 06:05:33 AM
> Please respond to IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l@tkg.com>
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> To:   IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l@tkg.com>
> cc:
> Subject:  Re: [NV-L] Events from unmanaged nodes
> I see the same on NetView 6.01 for NT; the only way I found to avoid
> pinging
> thousands of unmanaged workstations was to turn off discovery and delete
> them.
> On AIX, unmanaging nodes _does_ stop netmon pinging them - surely it is
> supposed
> to work the same way on NT?
> Regards,
> John Nicholson
> pweischer@mmm.com wrote:
> > Hello,
> > in the event browser of NetView 6.02 for NT, I can see interface up/down
> and
> > node up/down events of unmanaged nodes. Is that correct?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Peter Weischer
> >
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