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Re: [nv-l] How to populate hostname in TEC slot mapping

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Subject: Re: [nv-l] How to populate hostname in TEC slot mapping
From: "Bernard Disselborg" <BDisselborg@triple-p.nl>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 11:19:50 +0200
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I didn't define a specific slot mapping for hostname, just defined the
trap in a ruleset to forward it to TEC.
This should be sufficient for just trap forwarding. 



>>> jane.curry@skills-1st.co.uk 22-04-2004 9:56:06 >>>
Hi Bernard,
Thanks for this.  The hostname would contain dashes - our DNS is 
skills-1st.  What variable did you use to populate the hostname to


Bernard Disselborg wrote:

>Does the hostname contains dashes/hyphens ?
>Then this might be related to a problem I had: if the hostname
>dashes the hostname field was not populated for traps forwarded to
>This was for traps received from the network, NetView events were
>It was solved with testfix IY52429 (which needed IY51641 as prereq).
>>>>jane.curry@skills-1st.co.uk 21-04-2004 21:33:23 >>>
>NetView 7.1.4 for Unix.
>I want  be able to populate the hostname TEC slot for any generic
>that NetView is configured to forward to TEC.    Default events in 
>TEC_ITS.rs seem to get hostname populated automatically.  If I wsa 
>configuring a NetView TRAP for automatic action, I'd use $A for the 
>machine that sent the TRAP.  Is there an equivalent environment
>to use for slot mapping.  I've tried $HOSTNAME and $A to no avail.

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