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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...
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 multiple ...
Improve the ITNM mustgather script and provide in the code with future fixpack releases
Currently the itnm_data.pl mustgather script is provided in a technote available for download here: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/collect-data-ibm-tivoli-network-manager-ip We would like to see this included in the code so that it is available...
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....
ITNM installs the client to connect to database for access the NCIM tables. For Oracle, having it installed and upgraded from 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 (with many steps in-between over the years), I see two clients at $NCHOME/precision/platform/linux2x8...
ITNM 188.8.131.52: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...
Want to be able to create a customer URL tool that also shows the userID of the user that clicks on the customer URL tool. The current documentation was incorrect as it was using cookies as follows: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/networkmanager/4.2.0...
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