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From: "Hill, Channing" <CHill@BBandT.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 13:00:14 -0400
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Netview 7.1.3 w/ fixpack 1 on AIX 5.1

I am in the process of building a new Netview system from scratch (complete overhaul from Netview 6.0.2). In the past, I've always had smart sets in my snmpd.conf for determining which community strings, polling settings, etc to use when the default community did not apply. These smart sets (2 of them) have about 2000 nodes a piece in them. I am thinking about letting the "communityNames.conf" file take care of this for my future build, but that would make my snmpd.conf file rather large with about 4000 entries in the "Specific Nodes" section. My question is: What would be more efficient for the interaction of netmon and the snmpd.conf file......to have these 4000 nodes in smart sets and then list the smart sets in snmpd.conf or have 4000 individual entries for each node in the snmpd.conf.

Channing Hill
EMS Analyst II
Wilson, NC

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