Well, I know what the error means. It means that the MIB you are using
defines something in terms of another thing, which is a textual convention.
But that the textual convention itself doesn't resolve to a base type.
Unsigned32, for example, resolved to Gauge32 which is a base type. But
the rest of the message puzzles me because SEQUENCE is a base type, so if
that's all the message you got, I don't have a simple answer for how to
resolve it. There must be some confusing syntax in that MIB. Can you load
it with xnmloadmib2? If not you'd have to call Support and let them play
around with the MIB and the others you have concatenated for a detailed
answer. If you can load it, then here's a trick you might try instead.
If you are planning to run mib2trap on a whole bunch of MIBs from the same
vendor and they are all interdependent, then you can build a little data
base of just those, like this:
(1) cd /usr/OV/conf
(2) mv snmpv2mib snmpv2mib.BAK
(3) mv snmpv2mib.bin snmpv2mib.bin.BAK
(4) xnmloadmib2 -- nothing will be loaded but new snmpv2mib and
snmpv2mib.bin files will be created
(5) now load all those Cisco MIBs together. Keep going until you get no
more warnings about left-over nodes. You can even do this in batch using a
(6) mib2trap snmpv2mib my.cisco.addtrap <optional baroc> <optional
What you'll get is huge addtrap file with all those trap definitions in it.
After you've added them, then you can save that little database if you
want, and restore your original, probably much larger, MIB database.
(7) mv snmpv2mib my.cisco.snmpv2mib
(8) mv snmpv2mib.bin my.cisco.snmpv2mib.bin
(9) mv snmpv2mib.BAK snmpv2mib
(10) mv snmpv2mib.bin.BAK snmpv2mib
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