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Mel Beckman mel at
Wed Oct 20 17:32:30 UTC 2021


I haven’t. With SNMP and other standards, and most NMS’ having extensible interfaces, such tinkaing is rare. It certainly doesn’t rise to the level of “never works out of the box.” 


> On Oct 20, 2021, at 10:06 AM, Mark Tinka <mark at> wrote:
> On 10/20/21 18:38, Mel Beckman wrote:
>> I’ve used many commercial NMS platforms. I’ve yet to find one that doesn’t work “out of the box”. Unless by “out of the box” you mean “clairvoyantly configured”.
>> Please identify the ones you think fail your test.
> Have you always used an NMS that you've never had to have the vendor (or community) tweak in a manner that was mostly unique to your operation?
> If not, you're a very lucky man...
> Mark.

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