|Subject:||Re: [nv-l] Threshold Levels|
|Date:||Wed, 4 May 2005 21:57:03 +0500|
|Delivery-date:||Wed, 04 May 2005 17:55:54 +0100|
I am using NetView 7.1.4 for Windows with
FP3, and i didn't manually edit the files i used the GUI "Mib Data
Collector" and added a "NEW" collector "BitsIn"
for this purpose. Meanwhile i would also check the .trace files to view
any errors. Thanks for the speedy response !
So your question is why isn't this data being collected? You should be
looking for that answer in the /usr/OV/log/snmpCol.trace file, which will
show you any errors snmpCollect encounters trying to parse your entries or
contact the nodes it gathers from. If there's not enough information for
some failures you dynamically enable tracing by issuing "snmpCollect -T"
and make it even more verbose with "snmpCollect -V".
But right from the start , your entry in snmpCol.conf does not appear to
me to be valid syntax.
When I pasted your entry into my snmpCol.conf, xnmcollect wouldn't parse
How did you create it? By editing the file directly? That's not
recommended for new users.
You should be adding or modifying entries using xnmcollect.
I would make a copy of snmpCol.conf as a backup, then delete your entry
from it, and then use xnmcollect to add back something valid.
Level 3 Support for Tivoli NetView for UNIX and Windows
Tivoli Software / IBM Software Group
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05/04/2005 11:38 Re: [nv-l] Threshold Levels
Please respond to
Sure here is the required info: -
"ifInOctets * 8" \
.184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1.10. 8 *
MIB BitsIn .* BitsIn units _expression_ R lansrv
C KHI-GW-01:Serial0/0 0xffffffff 5 > 5.000000 <= 75.000000 % s 1001
Let me explain once again what i am trying to do. We have multiple serial
links on our core router (Cisco3745) to internet, we want to monitor
incoming and outgoing traffic on those links and set threshold if certain
levels are reached and pass traps and generate alerts based on that etc.
Will that going to help us out or is there any other way around? I tried
the SnmpCollector but it just doesn't show any data, it shows for others
etc. bandwidthutilhdx,avgBusy etc. But not the ones i am trying to
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Please respond to Re: [nv-l] Threshold
This is exactly what snmpCollect is designed to do. You mention you want to
collect using an _expression_? Have you create that _expression_ in the
file? If so, it would help if you posted it. You might also want to copy
entry here so we can see that also. Not much we can do with the
> I am using NetView 7.1.4 with FP3 installed, i need to configure
> Threshold levels on certain interfaces of our core router(Cisco3745),
> can any help me out in this regard, i also want to generate traps
> against those thresholds.I tried using SNMP Collector but was not able
> to figure it out it just doesn't collect data for what ever _expression_
> i define? e.g IfBitsin etc.
> Usman Taokeer
> Associate Network Architect
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