Help in LMS 3.0

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Mar 12th, 2008

1- I configured LMS 3.0 support 5000 node I am running discovery and discovered the nods

2- I have 100 branches connected over frame relay

3- I have 2 deferent frame relay cloud (redundant links)

4- I don't have DNS in my network

5- I discover by Ethernet IPs

MY question

1 - All discovery nodes have IP and I need names how I can resolve IP to name with out DNS

2 - All nodes in topology single nodes not like point to multi point or star I cant see the frame relay in topology between headquarter and anther branches

I have this problem too.
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Joe Clarke Wed, 03/12/2008 - 13:24

You can still have name resolution without DNS. To do this, you need to setup a hosts file on the server that maps IPs to hostnames (i.e. /etc/hosts on Solaris and C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts on Windows).

For Topology to work properly, you need to have CDP enabled. CDP is not enabled by default on frame-relay multipoint interfaces, so you will need to explicitly configure "cdp enable" under those interfaces.

ahmed_saleh Thu, 03/13/2008 - 02:15

The HQ to branches connection is

• FR "Point-to-Point" configured on the sub interfaces.

So just to enable CDP it will work like point to multi point

Joe Clarke Thu, 03/13/2008 - 06:15

If you manually enable CDP on those interfaces such that show cdp neighbor looks like you want it to, then run a new Data Collection, you should see the interconnections on your topology map.

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