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Tivoli Network Manager

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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...
12 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Future consideration

Problem to discover Serial Number, Manufacturer and vendor parameters for Tiesse devices

I'm trying to find the serial number, manifacture and vendor parameters of the Tiesse devices. I built the ad hoc agent but even if it does not give an error it does not extract the desired values.
4 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Needs more information

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 ...
9 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Enable SNMPv3 configurations

The current ITNM WebGUI components version provides the option to use SNMPv3 to be used on SNMP requests, but when it's selected by the user, ITNM actually sends an SNMPv2 request. Since there's already an option on the GUI to use SNMPv3, it would...
about 1 month ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

Nokia Altiplano supportability

we need supportability of Nokia Altiplano model ISAM FX integration with ITNM in terms of device structure and topological discovery as we received below feedback in case TS007824194 that it will be supported in the FP15 as per RFE 146883 however ...
about 1 month ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

ITNM 4.2.0.7: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...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Planned for future release

Upgrade of JBoss to RHEL supported version

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...
about 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

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 1.3.6.1.4.1.3902.1082.1001.6000.4.2 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is not supported and w...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Automatic rebuild topological view after discovery

After run of discovery we need the automatic update of topological view for include new devices discovered. See also further datail in reported case.
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

ITNM to support Layer 2 connection on Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) devices

we need to get Layer 2 connectivity for device 'Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) MA5600 device' with OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.2011.2.80.8 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is no...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration