Hi NMIS Experts,
I deleted events on the nmis model but I don't know how to add them back.
One event I deleted is Proactive CPU but now I want to add it back but I don't know how.
Your help would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
You are in luck, an original copy of every model is stored in /usr/local/nmis8/models-install You could copy the backup into your models folder (/usr/local/nmis8/models), or simply harvest the section you need from it.
In the future simply comment out the section of the model you do not need using the hash #.
Thank you for the info. I will do your recommendation next time.
To expand on Mark's answer, you can also use /usr/local/nmis8/admin/diffconfigs.pl to see the differences between your current/incomplete and the original model file.
How can I open this /usr/local/nmis8/admin/diffconfigs.pl? Same as .nmis I don't know how to open it.
Sorry I'm not a linux expert. :)
it's a program you can run when you're connected to your nmis host in an interactive session (generally via ssh, or your virtualisation console if you're running the Opmantek VM appliance); the invocation would be similar to this:
cd /usr/local/nmis8; ./admin/diffconfigs.pl models/Model-net-snmp.nmis models-install/Model-net-snmp.nmis
(you'll have to substitute the name of the actual model file in question in the last two arguments.)
I have followed your guide. I access via ssh(putty), login as root, cd /usr/local/nmis8, models/Model-PingOnly.nmis and I got this error: -bash: models/Model-PingOnly.nmis: Permission Denied
you missed half the command and told the shell to "run" a model file, which fails as expected: model files are not standalone programs, they are not executable.
the sequence should have been (note the diffconfigs part):
cd /usr/local/nmis8; ./admin/diffconfigs.pl models/Model-PingOnly.nmis models-install/Model-PingOnly.nmis
Great guide. I was able to compare them.
Also, how can I open the content of Model-PingOnly.nmis?
There are several text based editors available in Linux. Personally, I prefer vim - online documentation can be found HERE: http://www.vim.org/docs.php and a nice Quick Reference Card HERE: http://tnerual.eriogerg.free.fr/vimqrc.html
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