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RE: [nv-l] mib question/problem - using mib2trap

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Subject: RE: [nv-l] mib question/problem - using mib2trap
From: BGillett@symcor.com
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 10:04:12 -0500
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Good tip thx.

I have been compiling everything into a big mib - can be frustrating!


owner-nv-l@lists.us.ibm.com wrote on 10/03/2006 10:02:30 AM:

> Colin,
> Let me give you a tip on one way you can use mib2trap more successfully
> your MIB definitions are spread over several MIBs,
> mib2trap uses the same parsing engine as xnmloadmib2 (loadmibv2 on
> Windows).
> You can use xnmloadmib2 to build a little alternate MIB database and run
> mib2trap on that.
>       xnmloadmib2  -mibDB  <full_path_ my_db_name>  -load  <mib1>
> This will create two files,  <full_path_ my_db_name> (a text file) and
> <full_path_ my_db_name>.bin  (a binary file).   When you've loaded all
> MIBs into this little alternate database and you aren't getting any
> (keep loading until they go away),  then run mib2trap on the text file,
>       mib2trap  <full_path_ my_db_name>
> James Shanks
> Level 3 Support  for Tivoli NetView for UNIX and Windows
> Tivoli Software / IBM Software Group

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