Campus Manager. Unconnected devices

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Jun 12th, 2007

Can I draw the lines between unconnected devices in Topology services?

I have 160 devices in my Campus Manager, that marked as unconnected cause among them doesn`t work CDP. They are rechable by SNMP.

It looks not so pretty unconnected. And it will be great if there is an possibility to draw the lines.

I have this problem too.
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Martin Ermel Wed, 06/13/2007 - 05:33

It is not really a solution but you will get the lines if you have the possiblity to enable CDP for a short period of time on all the devices, start Data Collection, control the way how the map is drawn and if it is ok disable CDP again.

the interconnecting lines will change to be displayed in red but you will have your network drawn.

But be careful you won?t get any updates if some of these links will change. With 160 devices it could be a thought to create a job in netconfig to enable/disable CDP and rerun this procedure over time.

2colin-cant Mon, 10/18/2010 - 02:27

hi,

as stated already by joseph:

You cannot manually draw links on the Campus Topology Map.

are there any other posibilitys to connect CDP Discontigous Networks in Topology Services?

This for example by  drawing a cloud, then connecting the cloud to the unconnected devices?

Is it planed in future, that one has a more flexible features in Topology Services in the next upcomming releases of LMS ?

Thank you

Joe Clarke Mon, 10/18/2010 - 21:23

No, this cannot be done.  No objects can be drawn on the Campus map that are not discovered automatically via CDP and/or ILMI.  I cannot comment on uncommitted upcoming plans for LMS.

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