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LAN Netview FIX Remote Event Enablement/Disablement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000114480D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-28
Document File: 2 page(s) / 63K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Arkeketa, WW: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for remote event enablement and disablement for the LAN NetView* Fix product.

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LAN Netview FIX Remote Event Enablement/Disablement

      Disclosed is a method for remote event enablement and
disablement for the LAN NetView* Fix product.

      This disclosure addresses the Fix event registration and
deregistration process.  The Fix product provides a user interface
that allows users to register event sieves in order to receive
notifications from remote machines; this is done by starting the Fix
product policies.  In addition, users can deregister these sieves to
stop receiving these notifications by stopping the Fix product
policies.

      Following is a brief introduction to the LAN NetView Manage* or
LAN NetView Enabler* Event Management Services (EMS).

      In Fig. 1, the local machine is the machine in where the Fix
product is installed.  The remote machine is the machine in which the
resource agent X is installed.  In both cases, EMS is installed with
the Manage or Enabler products.

      When a remote policy for resource X and the remote machine is
started, the Fix product registers a remote sieve (with the filter
for resource X) with the EMS of the remote machine.  Similarly, when
a local policy for resource X is started, the Fix product registers a
local sieve (with the filter for resource X) with the EMS of the
local machine.  At this point, Fix is ready to receive notifications
from the resource agent X of the remote machine.

      In Fig. 2, when the resource agent X emits a notification (that
is, an event...