Network Protocol Manager for OSPF exports the results of its root-cause and impact analysis to the Global Manager, where the results are displayed in the form of VMware Smart Assurance notifications in the Notification Log Console view of the Global Console. The notifications identify Network Protocol Manager for OSPF by its domain name in the Source attribute. Users can double-click a notification to view detailed information about the notification.
Network Protocol Manager for OSPF creates two types of notifications:
Root-cause problem notifications
Indicate points of failure diagnosed by Network Protocol Manager for OSPF. Each root-cause problem notification indicates a separate failure.
Indicate an abnormal condition detected by Network Protocol Manager for OSPF. Network Protocol Manager for OSPF computes these events from status updates and uses them as symptoms to determine root-cause problems.
Chapter 2, Viewing OSPF Analysis Results and Topology, provides information about viewing the notifications. Chapter 3, OSPF Objects and their Failures, and Chapter 4, OSPF Cross-Domain Impact Correlation Analysis, provide information about the notifications that are created by Network Protocol Manager for OSPF.