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Re: [nv-l] MLM snmpv2 support?

To: "Jerald Jackson" <Jerald.Jackson@bcbsnc.com>
Subject: Re: [nv-l] MLM snmpv2 support?
From: netview@toddh.net (Todd H.)
Date: 01 Oct 2002 15:06:33 -0500
Cc: "<"<nv-l@lists.tivoli.com>
Reply-to: nv-l@lists.tivoli.com
"Jerald Jackson" <Jerald.Jackson@bcbsnc.com> writes:

> Sorry if this has been covered before.  I am new to the list and to
> NetView.
> I am trying to find a solution to forward snmpv2 traps from within a
> DMZ (firewall) to my NetView server.  These particular traps are
> from Veritas Cluster Server.  
> After several weeks of meetings convincing the firewall folks that
> having the ports opened was a good thing, I install and configure
> the MLM, only to discover that

Ain't that a complete pain?  Jump on the band wagon and tell Tivoli to
add your shop as a "me too!"  to enhancement MR0926023124 "Request:
SNMPv2 trap handling in NetView MLM."  or whatever means they have of
hearing a chorus of users asking for the same stuff. 

> Tivoli support suggested installing a Netview server within each DMZ
> or opening ports 161 and 162 from each DMZ client back to the
> NetView server....

Yikes--whose buying the NetView server licenses? 

> other suggestions?

I saw a posting from someone whose investigating running an SNMP trap
proxy using Net-SNMP freeware running on the MLM to proxy the snmpv2
traps to a v1 trap.  That sounds like a pretty good idea as a

Best Regards, 
Todd H.

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