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Performance and Fault Management by James M. Thompson, Kent J. Phelps, Robert L. Pavone, Christopher E. Elliott, Paul L. Della Maggiora

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Compiling MIBs

Now that there is no longer a single monolithic MIB file, it can be tricky to get all desired MIB objects compiled into your NMS.

Getting MIB files to compile or load into your NMS is usually a matter of getting the order correct. First, the basic tree structure and textual conventions need to be loaded. Those may be found in the following two MIB files:

SNMPv2-SMI.my

SNMPv2-TC.my

Both of these files should already be loaded into most popular NMS applications like HPOV. These two files should allow you to load other open standard MIBs (rfc1213 for example). Now you have the basics, but you have not yet defined any Cisco branch. To load any of the Cisco-specific MIB files, you need to define the private Cisco branch and Cisco-specific ...

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