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Better control over snmp polling for big network devices
ITNM has two different strategies for polling interfaces depending on the use of a polling filter: - Strategy 1 (when no polling filter is defined): poll all OIDs for each interface. - Strategy 2 (when a polling filter is defined): group multip...
Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM
We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
ITNM installs the client to connect to database for access the NCIM tables. For Oracle,having it installed and upgraded from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 (with many steps in-between over the years), I see two clients at $NCHOME/precision/platform/linux2x86...
Process to clean up old entities from active devices
Once a device is discovered bu ITNM, it creates many entities in NCIM database, representing the device, interfaces etc.If any of those entities are not valid anymore (e.g., one of the interfaces is disabled), it is not deleted from the database. ...
When scanning vulnereability of our application server(s), we've noticed that JBoss 4.x is no longer supported by Red Hat, which caused vulnerability flags. We've been informed that JBoss itself is tightly integrated with TNPMW application, so upg...
ITNM 126.96.36.199:Alcatel SAM 5620 Collector : Connect to Multiple EMS's
We are using Alcatel5620Sam Java collector to connect to single EMS and able to download topology successfully. Currently in customer environment, Nokia NFM-P EMS has been configured with High Availability so that any of the one instance will be i...
ITNM to support Layer 2 connection on ZTE C300M (MSAN) devices
we need to get Layer 2 connectivity for device 'ZTE C300M device' with OID 188.8.131.52.4.1.3902.1082.1001.6000.4.2 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is not supported and ...
We recently updated one of our customers to ITNM FixPack 10. During preparation for the change, we checked the system requirements using the prerequisite scanner. Unfortunately, the prereq checker doesn't seem to check for the java version require...
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