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Optivity Hell!

Optivity Hell!

Optivity Hell!

I am using Optivity NMS 9.1 (for windows)

We have a network with 6600 and 4400 Passports ,Accelars, Baystack LAN switches and 3 Com Hubs

I can ping everything from the Optivity Machine.

Ok .... I do not have the Preside MDM (Multiservice Data Manager ) needed to monitor and control the passports.

Does this mean that i cannot view any details whatsoever about my equipment using Optivity alone?

i can't even view the accelars and hubs using Autotopology.

Please help!

Jesse Ling
Network Design and Engineering
Information Technology and Telecommunications
West Indies

RE: Optivity Hell!

for the passports , you have to enable snmp on them and to run the OIT file to see them on your optivity NMS view , i think u ment PP6400s, the OIT is located in the OIT folder it is installed when u first install NMS but u have to run it , anyway nothing in management terms you can get without the preside for your 6400s.

for the accelars and the hubs, check the sw verions and compare it with what you have in  oitinstalled.cnf and oitapplied.cnf in your optivity NMS .

regards ,

RE: Optivity Hell!

You may wish to look for Optivity Switch manager as well, quick and dirty management for Accelar 1xx0 and 8xx0, and Baystack 450s, 420, 350s, and Business policy switches.  version 1.1 should be at Nortel's support site free if you own any of those and have them on support

I tried to remain child-like, all I acheived was childish.

RE: Optivity Hell!

It is still not working.... -- i used as the seed (a xyplex router)

Subnet range to is the firewall...
i dont even know why it is going there

Any help please

This what i keep getting in autotopology

Auto Topology Daemon is running  
Checking Database for Discovery Seeds  
Create/Modify Discovery Seeds to begin Discovery  
Use Seed Specification Dialog to create Seed
Click Start Discovery button/menu to start  
Seed "PAP" modified by user "Administrator"  
Processing Start Discovery request  
Discovery started by user "Administrator"  
Launching C:\Optivity\NMS\bin\toprt.exe   
Initiate Router Discovery.. [1]  
Start router Fri Jan 11 12:50:08 2002
Timeout (snmp) Fri Jan 11 12:50:28 2002
Router Discovery Completed  
Got Subnet Topology trigger   
Querying Optivity DB for new subnets..
None found, Subnet Discovery will NOT start  
Querying Optivity DB for new devices..
None found, EndNode Discovery will NOT start  
Topology End Notification is sent.  


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