APPENDIX B Using the ZENworks MIB Browser

ZENworks provides a useful tool to help you navigate and manage the SNMP-manageable nodes in the management database. This appendix discusses MIBs: how to start the MIB browser and how to use it to view the management database.

Understanding MIBs

An MIB is a text file that contains specifically formatted data that describes the management information on a particular class of an SNMP-manageable device. Each SNMP-manageable device has a specific standard to which it adheres. The MIB file is simply a definition of that standard.

ZENworks compiles most of the MIBs that you need to manage your network. You can, however, use the MIB compiler to add or remove files from the MIB pool. You may want to compile ...

Get Novell ZENworks 6.5 Suite Administrator's Handbook now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.