Installing and Migrating to CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0
Chapter 1: Overview of CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0
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Overview of CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0

Table Of Contents

Overview of CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0

Product Overview

Install and Upgrade Behavior

Upgrade and Migration Overview

Upgrading Master-Slave Server Setup

New Features in LMS 4.0

Getting Started Workflow

Navigating Menus

Work Centers

Dashboards

Search and Fault Bar

Template Center

CiscoWorks Local Role-based Access Control

Unified Grouping Services

Unified Device Manager

EnergyWise

Identity

Auto Smartports

Smart Install

Fault Monitor

Event Monitor

Troubleshooting Workflow

Report Center

VRF-lite Support for Catalyst 3000 and Catalyst 4000 Devices

Third-Party Software and Tool Changes

Data Migration Overview

Supported Network Management Systems

Supported Devices


Overview of CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0


This chapter provides overview of LMS 4.0 and describes the composition of LAN Management Solution 4.0 on both Windows and Solaris systemsdata migration from earlier versions of LMS to LMS 4.0

This chapter contains:

Product Overview

Install and Upgrade Behavior

New Features in LMS 4.0

Data Migration Overview

Supported Network Management Systems

Supported Devices

Product Overview

LMS 4.0 provides powerful features that enable you to configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and administer Cisco networks. It also supports new Cisco technologies such as Identity, EnergyWise, Auto Smartports, and Smart Install.

This document describes procedures for new and upgrade installation of LMS 4.0. It contains:

LMS functionalities.

LMS features.

Hardware and software requirements.

Detailed installation procedures.

Frequently asked questions.

Information about ordering documentation and contacting Cisco Systems for additional assistance.

If you already have an earlier version of LMS and want to migrate to LMS 4.0, see Migrating Data to CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

The licenses in LMS 4.0 are based on number of devices and you can manage the following functionalities for the devices:

Configuration Management (This function is enabled by default. You cannot select or unselect this function)

Network Topology, Layer 2 Services and User Tracking

Fault Management

IPSLA Performance Management

Device Performance Management

There are additional licenses available for managing performance collectors.

See System and Browser Requirements for Server and Client and Application Scaling Numbers for more details.

Install and Upgrade Behavior

LMS 4.0 provides a single install experience to you. It captures all required user inputs and then installs the applications.

The evaluation version of HUM 1.2 is packaged with LMS 3.2, and is a part of the single installer. Since HUM has a separate license, during installation, you are prompted to first enter the license information for LMS 3.2 and then for HUM 1.2.

For complete details on installation, see Performing Installation of CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

This section contains the following topics:

Upgrade and Migration Overview

Upgrading Master-Slave Server Setup

Upgrade and Migration Overview

Upgrading is overwriting the existing LMS version with the new LMS version. You have to freshly install LMS 4.0 and then perform remote data migration.

Remote upgrade refers to Installing LMS on a different machine and then restoring the data on that machine.

You can do a remote upgrade to LMS 4.0 from LMS 3.2, LMS 3.1, LMS 3.0, LMS 3.0 December 2007 Update, LMS 2.6 and LMS 2.6 Service Pack (SP) 1.

LMS 4.0 enables you to upgrade from an earlier version of LMS and perform a fresh installation of other applications at the same time.


Note LMS 4.0 does not support direct inline upgrade from previous versions.


When you install LMS 3.2, the existing applications of LMS are selected by default for upgrading to the latest version of LMS 3.2.

For example, if you had installed Resource Manager Essentials 4.2 (LMS 3.1) earlier, and when you now install LMS 3.2 using the DVD, this application will be selected by default for an upgrade installation to Resource Manager Essentials 4.3 (LMS 3.2).

The three default applications, CiscoWorks Common Services 3.3, CiscoWorks Assistant 1.2 and CiscoWorks LMS Portal 1.2, are also selected.

The other applications you want to install can also be simultaneously selected for a fresh installation. You can do so using the LMS 3.2 Product DVD.

You can upgrade using either of these methods:

Local upgrade—Upgrading to the newer version of LMS on the same machine.

You can locally upgrade to LMS 3.2 from LMS 3.1, LMS 3.0, LMS 3.0 December 2007 update, LMS 2.6 and LMS 2.6 Service Pack (SP)1.Local upgrade is not supported in CiscoWorks LMS 4.0

Remote upgrade—Installing LMS on a different machine and then restoring the data on that machine.

Upgrading Master-Slave Server Setup

Table 1-1 provides you details on Upgrading Master-Slave Server Setup

Table 1-1 Details on Upgrading Master-Slave Server Setup

Behavior Changes After Remote Upgrade
LMS Master
LMS Slave

Remote Migration Changes

After taking backup from LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x and installed LMS 4.0, the DCR mode will be in Standalone

After restoring the LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x backed up data in LMS 4.0, the DCR mode will be moved from Standalone to Master

After restoring LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x standalone server backup data in LMS 4.0 Master, the DCR mode will be changed to Standalone

After taking backup from LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x and Installed LMS 4.0, the DCR mode will be in Standalone

After restoring the LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x backed up data in LMS 4.0, the DCR mode will be in Standalone

You should change the mode to Slave

DCR Changes

No Changes

DCR devices will be deleted from Slave or pushed to Master based on your choice, and data will be synchronized from Master

Device Management/Allocation changes

After remote migration, the device management allocation policy will be set as it was before. For Example, if the allocation policy is set to On in LMS 2.6/2.6 SP1/3.x server, after remote migration to LMS 4.0 the same settings will be retained.

Device management allocation policy is set to Off, and all the devices will be moved to unmanaged state. This allows you to decide in managing devices in the Slave

Grouping Services Changes

User-defined groups in Slave will not be shared or synchronized with Master in LMS 4.0

Exporting of groups from Slave and importing to Master is possible.

Grouping services might not work if Master or Slave has different versions of LMS. We recommend you to use the same LMS version across all servers in DCR management domain.

User-defined groups can be created in LMS 4.0 Slave as against previous releases. User-defined groups created in Master is shared in Slave server.

Exporting of groups from Master and importing to Slave is possible

System defined (device type) groups are separately created in Slave


Table 1-2 describes the recommended sequence to upgrade, and migrate your data from earlier versions of LMS to LMS 4.0.

Table 1-2 Upgrade and Data Migration Procedure 

Current LMS Version
Type of Upgrade
Procedure

LMS 2.6, LMS 2.6 SP1, LMS 3.0, LMS 3.0 December 2007 update, LMS 3.1, LMS 3.2

Remote Upgrade

1. Back up the data in the old machine.

2. Install LMS 4.0 in the new machine.

3. Migrate your data to LMS 4.0 using the instructions explained in the section Migrating Data to CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

LMS 2.2, LMS 2.5, LMS 2.5.1

Remote Upgrade

Direct upgrade to LMS 4.0 is not supported. The suggested upgrade path is:

LMS 2.2 / LMS 2.5 / LMS 2.5.1 > LMS 2.6 > LMS 4.0

1. Back up the data in the old machine.

2. Upgrade from the earlier versions of LMS to LMS 2.6 and migrate the data, using the instructions in:

Readme for CiscoWorks LMS 2.6 Update on Solaris

Readme for CiscoWorks LMS 2.6 Update on Windows

Data Migration Guide for LAN Management Solution 2.6

3. Install LMS 4.0 in the new machine.

4. Migrate your data to LMS 4.0 using the instructions explained in the section Migrating Data to CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0


New Features in LMS 4.0

This section explains the new features in LMS 4.0.

Click the help link for a detailed explanation of the new features.

This section contains the following:

Getting Started Workflow

Navigating Menus

Work Centers

Dashboards

Search and Fault Bar

Template Center

CiscoWorks Local Role-based Access Control

Unified Grouping Services

Unified Device Manager

EnergyWise

Identity

Auto Smartports

Smart Install

Fault Monitor

Event Monitor

Troubleshooting Workflow

Report Center

VRF-lite Support for Catalyst 3000 and Catalyst 4000 Devices

Third-Party Software and Tool Changes


Note The supported screen resolution for LMS 4.0 is 1024x768 pixels. We recommend you not to use browser zoom in and zoom out features in LMS 4.0.


Getting Started Workflow

The LMS Getting Started workflow assists you in performing the tasks required to get your LMS ready and to manage your Cisco networks.

When you login to LMS Server as a user with Super Admin and Network Administrator roles, the Getting Started page appears. When you login as a user with roles other than Super Admin and Network Administrator, the Default Dashboard appears.

The Introduction page lists the new features added in LMS 4.0. The steps for performing the following tasks are provided in the Getting Started workflow:

Configure e-mail, cisco.com and proxy settings

Update software and device packages

Migrate data

Configure RCP and SCP Credentials, security, backup and authentication settings

Manage devices and credentials

Manage user roles and users

Access links to advanced functionalities and settings

You can perform these tasks step-by-step using the Getting Started workflow. You can also execute these tasks independently by selecting the task from the Getting Started assistant pane.

Navigating Menus

The LMS 4.0 menus are organized as follows:

Table 1-3 Menus in LMS 4.0

Menu
Description

My Menu

My Menu helps you to consolidate information specific to particular functions as dashboards. My Menu also enables you to group data from different functions into a single page. You can add, view and manage dashboards using the following options in My Menu:

My Dashboards

Public Dashboards

Default Dashboards

Monitor

You can use the Monitor menu for monitoring and troubleshooting your network in LMS. The menu also offers performance and fault management tasks, threshold settings and diagnostic tools.

Inventory

You can use the Inventory menu for discovering network devices, managing device credentials, using Inventory tools, and managing inventory dashboards.

Configuration

You can use the Configuration menu for deploying configurations on devices, updating software images, archiving and comparing device configurations, configuring VLANs, configuring technologies, converting standalone switches to a virtual switching system. Configuration menu also offers compliance tasks and you can generate configuration compliance reports.

Reports

You can use the Reports menu to view and generate reports such as device reports, fault and event reports, audit reports, inventory reports, performance reports, cisco.com reports, and system reports.

Admin

You can use the Admin menu for performing all the network and system administration activities such as Device Credential Repository settings, collection settings, tools settings, purge settings, report settings, group management, server administration, software center.

Work Centers

You can use the WorkCenter menu for configuring Cisco technologies such as Identity, EnergyWise, Smart Install, and Auto Smartports on devices using LMS.


Legacy: You can use the Legacy menu to perform LMS functions by using the legacy LMS 3.x navigation menus.

Work Centers

LMS 4.0 provides complete lifecycle management of:

Cisco solutions such as:

Identity

EnergyWise

Network features such as:

Auto Smartports

Smart Install

Work Centers in LMS provides complete lifecycle management of Identity, EnergyWise, Auto Smartports, and Smart Install from Day 1 to Day N operations in a workflow-oriented approach. This includes readiness assessment, configuration, monitoring, and reporting capabilities.

Dashboards

Dashboards provide you with a quick snapshot of specific information on Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security (FCAPS) functionality. The following functional dashboards are available in LMS:

Monitoring Dashboard

Identity Dashboard

EnergyWise Dashboard

Inventory Dashboard

Configuration Dashboard

Device Status Dashboard

System Dashboard

Search and Fault Bar

This section explains:

Search Bar

Fault Bar

Search Bar

LMS comes with a new search bar that can be accessed from across all pages. Using the new improved search, you can perform keyword and object-based search on the following topics:

Devices

End Hosts

Tasks

Jobs

Help

Fault Bar

LMS has a new fault bar that floats across all pages. Using the fault bar, you can view the real-time summary of Critical, Warning and Info faults.

Template Center

The Template Center in LMS provides you with a list of system-defined templates. These templates contain configuration commands that can be deployed on the devices in your network. These templates are deployed using Deploy Template jobs in LMS.

You can modify system-defined templates and save them as user-defined templates. You can also import templates from a client machine and these templates are stored as user-defined templates in LMS.

You can perform the following tasks:

Deploying templates

Managing templates

Importing templates

Assigning templates to users

CiscoWorks Local Role-based Access Control

From LMS 4.0, CiscoWorks Local Role-based Access Control is available for authorization. Your authorization is based on the privileges that have been assigned to you.

Using Local Role-based Access Control you can:

Create user-defined roles

Customize existing custom roles

Import and export roles and users

Assign one or more roles to LMS users

Set a default role.

You can enable:

Full authorization

Task authorization

Device group authorization

Unified Grouping Services

LMS 4.0 combines the device grouping for Common Services, Inventory and Configuration Management, and Network Topology, Layer 2 Services and User Tracking with a consolidated attribute list. The Unified Grouping Services can support 600 groups.

The other grouping services that are available are:

Fault Group

IPSLA Collector Group

Port and Module Group

Each of the above groups can support 200 groups.

Unified Device Manager

In LMS 4.0, Unified Device Manager (UDM) provides centralized device management using a centralized policy configuration. UDM identifies managed devices after verifying the configured policy and the license count.

The different device states in LMS 4.0 are:

Managed State

Devices that match the license count and the configured policy will be in this state. These devices will appear in the appropriate system defined and user defined groups, if the data necessary to resolve group membership is available. You can initiate various tasks and jobs using devices in this state.

You can perform LMS functionalities like Inventory Collection, and Configuration Management only on managed devices. You can move managed devices to suspended or unmanaged state.

Suspended State

If you have some devices under maintenance, they cannot be managed during that period. You can select these devices from the managed device list and suspend them. After the maintenance period, you can move these devices back to the managed state.

Suspended devices do not appear in the managed device list device selector. Syslogs from these devices do not cause any automated actions to happen. However, syslogs from devices in this state are collected and reported, and all the history data will be maintained in the system.These devices will be considered for license count in LMS. Traps are not collected from these devices. Collection and other management activities will not happen. You can move suspended devices to unmanaged or managed state.

Unmanaged State

Devices which fail to match the configured policy and license count will be in this state. You can also select some devices from the managed list and make them unmanaged devices.

These devices will be available in UDM and DCR. The corresponding events will be sent to the management components like collectors which will remove the history information from their date base. You can move the unmanaged device to only the managed state.

Managed Devices Not Matching the Policy State

Managed devices that fail to match the current configured policy will be in this state. After a fresh installation, the number of Managed Devices not matching the Policy will be zero. Devices will move to this state only after you configure a device management policy, and if there are some managed devices that do not match the policy.

EnergyWise

Cisco EnergyWise is a comprehensive program for power management in your network. Cisco EnergyWise enables companies to save costs by measuring, managing, and reducing the power consumption of network infrastructure, and of devices attached to the network.

EnergyWise in LMS provides a set of management functions to simplify and automate the energy management lifecycle of network infrastructure, and of devices attached to the network. EnergyWise reduces the time and effort required to transform business energy policy to real energy savings.

The EnergyWise dashboard organizes all the EnergyWise functions into a single portal for quick navigation and real-time energy updates.

Using EnergyWise in LMS you can:

Assess the EnergyWise readiness of your network

Discover and enable EnergyWise on devices

Configure and implement energy management policies

Monitor power consumption using EnergyWise dashboard

Generate and view energy and cost savings graphs reports

Generates syslogs and traps on energy violations

EnergyWise Reports quantify the energy used and saved by the network.

The types of EnergyWise reports are:

EnergyWise Device Power Usage Quick Report

EnergyWise Port Power Usage Report

EnergyWise Power Usage Report

EnergyWise Cost Saving Report

For more information on EnergyWise refer to Technology Work Centers in CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

Identity

Cisco TrustSec Identity, earlier known as Cisco Identity-based Networking Services (IBNS), a part of the Cisco Trust and Identity Management Solution, is the foundation for providing access control to corporate networks. The Cisco TrustSec Identity solution is a set of Cisco IOS Software services designed to enable secure user and host access to enterprise networks powered by Cisco Catalyst switches and Wireless LANs (WLANs).

Using Identity in LMS you can:

Assess the Identity readiness of your network

Discover and enable Identity on devices

Enable phased deployment of Cisco Identity-based Networking Services (IBNS) using various security modes with minimal impact to your network

Strengthen the security of your network

Provide differentiated services to your end users

Assign resources dynamically to the correct VLAN

Automate security policy enforcement

Monitor authentication and authorization trends through charts and graphs

Generate energy and cost savings graphs reports

Quickly isolate and troubleshoot Identity related issues through the Identity dashboard

Identity reports display information on the various users of the LMS network.

The types of Identity Reports are:

Authenticated Users Report

Authentication Failure Report

Authorization Failure Report

User Specific Report

Authorized User Reports

For more information on Identity refer to Technology Work Centers in CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

Auto Smartports

Auto Smartports macros dynamically configure ports based on the device type detected on the port. When the switch detects a new device on a port it applies the appropriate Auto Smartports macro to the port.

For example, when you connect a Cisco IP phone to a port, Auto Smartports automatically applies the IP phone macro to the port. The IP phone macro ensures quality of service (QoS), security features, and a dedicated voice VLAN to ensure proper handling of delay-sensitive voice traffic.

Auto Smartports uses event triggers to map devices to macros. The most common event triggers are based on Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) messages received from connected devices. The detection of a device invokes a CDP event trigger: Cisco IP phone, Cisco wireless access point, Cisco switch, or Cisco router. Other event triggers use MAC authentication bypass (MAB) and 802.1x authentication messages.

The Auto Smartports macros embedded in the switch software are groups of CLI commands. For example, the CISCO_PHONE event detected on a port triggers the switch to apply the commands in the CISCO_PHONE_AUTO_SMARTPORT macro.

Using Auto Smartports in LMS you can:

Assess the readiness of your network for Auto Smartports

Discover Auto Smartports capable devices, and enable Auto Smartports on them

Dynamically configure Auto Smartports macros on ports, based on the device type detected on the port

Dynamically enable quality of service (QoS), security features, and a dedicated VLAN using Auto Smartports macros

Monitor Auto Smartports through the Auto Smartports report

For more information on Auto Smartports refer to Technology Work Centers in CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

Smart Install

Smart Install (SI) is a plug-and-play configuration and image management feature that provides zero-touch deployment for new switches.

You can configure SI on a switch which will then be the SI director. Customer can ship switches to a location, place them in the network, and power them on with no configuration or image required on the switches. The configuration will be performed by the SI director.

Using Smart Install in LMS you can:

Assess the readiness of your network for Smart Install capable switches and directors

Discover and enable Smart Install on Smart Install capable devices

Manage configuration files and images of clients in the Smart Install director

Configure DHCP settings for Smart Install

Monitor Smart Install through the Smart Install report

For more information on Smart Install refer to Technology Work Centers in CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0.

Fault Monitor

LMS Fault Monitor is a centralized browser where you can view the information on faults of devices in a single place.

Fault Monitor collects information on faults and events from all devices in real-time and displays the information for a selected group of devices. Fault Monitor allows you to own the faults or clear them. We can annotate faults or we can send notifications as well.

Event Monitor

Event Monitor is a centralized page where you can view the event details of all devices in the network. Event Monitor displays the fault history, syslog, and system events that were generated by the network in the:

Last one hour

Last two hours

Last four hours

Last eight hours

Last one day

Troubleshooting Workflow

Troubleshooting workflow in LMS collects information across devices in the network and helps you to overcome network management challenges.

You can troubleshoot the following problems using this workflow:

Network connectivity problems

Device diagnostics

Report Center

Reports Center provides a single launch point where all reports can be generated, and viewed from a common report management area.

Using Report Center in LMS you can:

Generate reports which are grouped as:

Device

Inventory

MAC Tracking

Switch Port

Technology

Change Audit

Fault and Event

Performance

Generic Online Diagnostics

Embedded Event Manager

cisco.com

System

Audit

View Report Archives

You can view the report output that is created from a scheduled report is stored in the reports archive. The archive displays the list for completed report jobs and you can view or delete them.

Configure system preferences for managing reports.

VRF-lite Support for Catalyst 3000 and Catalyst 4000 Devices

LMS 4.0 supports VRF-lite technology in catalyst 3000 and catalyst 4000 devices.

Third-Party Software and Tool Changes

The following are the changes in the third-party software and tools in this release:

Support for Windows 2008 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition on server and client systems

Firefox 3.6.x support on client systems

Java Plug-in version 1.6.0_19 or later update versions only

Apache upgrade to 2.2.10

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6.0_19

Data Migration Overview

You have to freshly install LMS 4.0 and then perform remote data migration. LMS 4.0 does not support direct upgrade from previous versions.

Data Migration to LMS 4.0 can be done using the following methods:

Normal Backup - Process by which all the configuration files and collected data can be backed up from application database.

Selective Backup - Process by which only required system configurations and data can be backed up.

The following migration paths are available for the customers.

LMS 3.2

LMS 3.1

LMS 3.0 Dec 2007 update

LMS 3.0

LMS 2.6 SP1

LMS 2.6


Note LMS 3.2 and earlier versions allow you to install partial applications in one server. For example, you can install CS and RME (part of earlier LMS versions) in one server and other LMS applications in another server. In this scenario you can perform data migration only from one server. You can migrate data either from RME server or from another LMS server. If the migration is performed from both the servers, then the last run migration will overwrite the previously migrated data.


See Migrating Data to CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0 for more details on data migration.

Supported Network Management Systems

Table 1-4 lists the Network Management Systems (NMS) supported by Integration Utility 1.10, which is part of LMS 4.0.

See User Guide for Integration Utility 1.7 on Cisco.com for instructions to use the Integration Utility.

Table 1-4 Supported Network Management Systems 

Network Management System
Supported Platforms

HP OpenView 9.11

Solaris 10

Windows 2003 R2 Standard x 64 Edition

HP OpenView 9.012

Solaris 10

Windows 2003 R2 Standard x 64 Edition

HP OpenView 9.0

Solaris 10

Windows Server 2003 x64 with Service Pack 2

Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 with Service Pack 2

For information on integrating HP OpenView-CiscoWorks LMS, see NNMi Deployment Guide on www.hp.com.

HP OpenView 8.13

Solaris 10

Windows Server 2003 x64 with Service Pack 2

Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 with Service Pack 2

For information on integrating HP OpenView-CiscoWorks LMS, see NNMi Deployment Guide on www.hp.com.

HP OpenView 8.10

Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise x 64 Edition platform

HP OpenView 7.53

Solaris 9

Solaris 10

Windows 2003 Standard Edition with Service Pack 2

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 2

Windows 2003 R2 Standard Edition

Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition

HP OpenView 7.51

Solaris 9

Solaris 10

Windows 2003 Standard Edition with Service Pack 1

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1

Windows 2003 R2 Standard Edition

Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition

HP OpenView 7.50

Solaris 9

Windows 2003 Standard Edition with Service Pack 1

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1

NetView 7.1.5

Solaris 9

Solaris 10

Windows 2003 Standard Edition

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition

Windows 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition

Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition

NetView 7.1.4

Solaris 9

Windows 2003 Standard Edition

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition

1 HP OpenView 9.1 is supported, only if you have installed LMS 4.0.1 on the CiscoWorks Server.

2 HP OpenView 9.01 is supported, only if you have installed LMS 4.0.1 on the CiscoWorks Server.



Note HPOV or NetView adapters are not supported for the Fault Management functionality in LMS 4.0


See Importing From Remote NMS in the Inventory Management Online Help for information about importing devices from third party NMS.

Network Management Integration Data Bundle (NMIDB) 1.0.089 is shipped with LMS 4.0.

You can download the latest adapters for third-party network management applications and the Network Management Integration Data Bundle (NMIDB) from the following locations:

Latest Adapters at:

http://www.cisco.com/kobayashi/sw-center/cw2000/cmc3rd.shtml

To access the above page, you must be a registered user of Cisco.com.

NMIDB at:

http://software.cisco.com/download/release.html?mdfid=279256862&flowid=21521&softwareid=282812296&release=nmidb%281.0.091%29&relind=AVAILABLE&rellifecycle=&reltype=latest

(On Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers)

Where X is the version of NMIDB.


Note Remote NMS support is available from 8.X. For lower versions only local integration is supported.


Supported Devices

As additional device packages become available, you can download the Service Packs (formerly called IDUs) that contain them from Cisco.com.

Registered Cisco.com users can access the Device Package Updates upto LMS 3.x, and download the latest device updates for CV, CM, DFM and RME (part of LMS 3.2) from the following location:

For CiscoView at:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Software/CiscoView/cvplanner.cgi

For Campus at:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/cw2000-campus

For DFM at:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/cw2000-dfm

For RME at:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/cw2000-rme

See the following documentation to know more information about supported devices:

Supported Devices Tables of RME, CM, CV, and DFM (part of LMS 3.2)

This document is available on Cisco.com at the following URLs:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2425/prod_installation_guides_list.html

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2425/products_device_support_tables_list.html

User Guide for CiscoView 6.1.9

CiscoView manages and configures different types of Cisco devices. You can refer this document for information on supported devices. This document is available on Cisco.com at this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps4565/products_user_guide_list.html

To see the list of installed application's device packages, select Admin > System > Software Center > Device Update from the LMS menu.

Registered Cisco.com users can access the Device Package Updates for LMS at the following location:

http://www.cisco.com/cisco/software/navigator.html

To download Device Package Updates:


Step 1 Go to http://www.cisco.com/cisco/software/release.html?mdfid=283434800&flowid=19062&softwareid=282812296&release=nmidb(1.0.091)&rellifecycle=&relind=AVAILABLE&reltype=all.

You must be a registered Cisco.com user to access this Software Download site. The site prompts you to enter your Cisco.com username and password in the login screen, if you have not logged in already.

Step 2 Select the Software Product Category as Network Management.

Step 3 Select Routing and Switching Management > Ciscoworks LAN Management Solution Products > Ciscoworks LAN Management Solution

Step 4 Select CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 4.0

Step 5 Select the required feature specific update from the product tree.

Step 6 Select the required device package updates from the product software type.

Step 7 Select a product release version from the Latest Release folder.

The device packages corresponding to the selected product version display at the right of the web page.

Step 8 Locate the device package update files which you want to download.

Step 9 Click the Download Now button to download and save the device package file to any local directory on CiscoWorks Server.


See the following documentation to know more information about supported devices:

Supported Devices Tables for LMS 4.0

This document is available on Cisco.com at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/net_mgmt/ciscoworks_lan_management_solution/4.0/device_support/table/lms40sdt.html