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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 27, 2017

discovery and Ping polling to VRF interface with HSRP on Nexus

We need to be able to discover and ping polling to the IP addresses on physical interfaces on HSRP with VRF environment on Nexus.

When ITNM discover HSRP with VRF's between 2 devices, ITNM sometimes defined the physical or virtual IP address as a managed address. And this behavier changes at every discovery.
For example, they have configured HSRP with VRF's between VRF-A and VRF-B, and IP address is X.X.X.X on VRF-A and Y.Y.Y.Y on VRF-B, and virtual IP address is V.V.V.V. On the first discovery, VRF-A is defined X.X.X.X and VRF-B is defined Y.Y.Y.Y as managed address, but on 2nd discovery, VRF-A is defined V.V.V.V and VRF-B is defined Y.Y.Y.Y as managed address. There is no regularity in these behaviors and it is random.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 101560
RFE Product Tivoli Network Manager
  • Admin
    Paul Watkins
    May 20, 2022

    Thank you for raising this RFE. Based on feedback from the Sales Team we understand that this is no longer a requirement for you and as a result we will not implement this request. If; however, you feel that this has been close in error, please open a new Idea at

  • Guest
    Apr 12, 2019

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - ITSM Operations
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager


Ping polling to virtual IP address on HSRP

ITNM can't poll to both of Virtual IP address and Physical IP address on HSRP. It's the specifications of ITNMThe customer has a request that ITNM can discover the HSRP configuration correctly and poll to both IP addresses.
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration