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RE: [nv-l] How to discover VPN & Remote Router?

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Have u tried by adding the devices manually. Object->New (Insert). It worked for me  when i needed to add Servers that were not discovered automatically or thru the seed file!
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From: "Anvaj A B" <anvaj.aliyarukutty@ustri.com>
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Date: 07/06/2005 03:35PM
Subject: RE: [nv-l] How to discover VPN & Remote Router?


Thanks glen and I have tried this usual force discovery (Seed file and pinging), but not getting discovered on the map.  Do we have another mechanism to add a device manually and start monitoring on NetView?


Best regards,





From: owner-nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com [mailto:owner- nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com ] On Behalf Of Glen Warn
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 11:16 PM
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Subject: RE: [nv-l] How to discover VPN & Remote Router?


We have several similar issues.  Have you tried adding those hostnames or IP addresses to the seedfile?  If not, you can access it by going to Options - Netmon Seed Editor.  Highlight set initial discovery seeds - then hit add and either enter the IP or the hostname (make sure it's the "nearest hop" interface though).  Just hit save and answer yes when asked to update the network monitor.  Try a ping a few seconds later and typically it will appear.  I've had many nodes on the back side of firewalls and VPNs where this is the only way to get them discovered.


Glen Warn

PEMCO Corporation Computer Services (PCCS)





From: owner- nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com [mailto:owner- nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com ] On Behalf Of Anvaj A B
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 6:03 AM
To: nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com
Subject: [nv-l] How to discover VPN & Remote Router?



I am running Netview 7.1.4 with FP03 on win2k Server.  I have a Router and Firewall to monitor at the remote location


My NMS can reach (ping and snmp) these devices through a VPN (Cisco PIX 515 to Router 2611) and I am able to do ping and SNMP-Walk on these devices. But I am not able to discover these devoices on my NetView MAP by following the usual methods (seed file, pining etc).   Also my VPN connectivity from the local PIX (This is displaced on the MAP) to remoter router is also not displayed.


Please share your thoughts on the force discovery or possible problems.


Best regards,


Anvaj Aliyarukutty

Global Network Operations Center (GNOC)

US Technology

Nila, Technopark

Phone : +91 471 233 5777 ext 8651

Mobile : +91 944 772 8103


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