The Cisco 6xxx supports a number of alarm sources, including SNMP traps and SNMP alarm tables from Cisco 6xxx MIBs. Additionally, a number of event derivations can be made by the Cisco 6xxx CDM.
All alarm sources of the Cisco 6xxx CDM are displayed in windows, providing an integrated fault management solution. Fault management in CDM has two components, Viewing Alarms and Viewing Status. This section outlines the sources of Cisco 6xxx CDM alarm information and shows how these sources are represented within the Cisco 6xxx CDM and CEMF applications.
Following are the policies underlying CDM fault management of IP DSL Switches:
Polling is the active interrogation of network equipment for connectivity.
Traps are the unsolicited SNMP ...