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RE: [nv-l] Discover & poll node only with snmp

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Subject: RE: [nv-l] Discover & poll node only with snmp
From: Costas Vergakis <vergakis@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 04:41:18 -0800 (PST)
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many thanx for the tip.
loadhosts did the job. 8^o


--- Colin Mulkerrins <Colin.Mulkerrins@anpost.ie>

> Costas,
> I do not have that configuration here myself (yet
> :-)) so I've done no
> testing but... Perhaps you could add the routers to
> your seed file using
> the '$' prefix to use SNMP (and not ICMP) - then add
> the routers to the
> map using the 'loadhosts' command.
> Regs
> Colin M.
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> On Behalf Of Costas Vergakis
> Sent: 27 January 2006 11:18
> To: nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com
> Subject: [nv-l] Discover & poll node only with snmp
> Hi everybody,
> I was wondering if there is a way to configure
> NetView
> to discover & poll a node with snmp when icmp is
> unavailable.
> For example i have a NetView server behind a
> FireWall
> and a couple of routers outside the FireWall but
> under
> my administration. The FireWall permits snmp
> requests
> from inside but denies icmp. Can i add those routers
> into my map?
> Because i have the impression that NetView needs at
> first to ping a router to discover and THEN uses
> snmp
> polling. I hope i'm wrong ;-)
> Thank you all in advance
> Costas
> [NetView 7.1.3, FP03 Solaris 7]
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