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SISL Commands Syntax Structure

 

Base SISL Command Descriptions:

The following sections present the commands to configure and to maintain management process scripts. The command functions are introduced in the most likely logical order of use when building a management script.

 

 

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‘Management Script’ Module specific Commands:

Commands to Instantiate, setup, call processes , and terminate Management processes.

 

SNMP ‘Protocol Messaging’ specific Commands:

Commands to invoke the appropriate SOSE Poller component pertaining to the SNMP Protocol operation required by Management processes.

 

SNMP ‘MIB grouping & Messaging’ specific Commands:

Commands to GROUP appropriate MIB or Database Objects to simplify and/or improve readability, modification, and configuration of management scripts.

  

‘Management Script’ Data Inputs & Architecture Commands:

Commands to seed or feed, pass, read, and repeat Management processes ' input elements and related Database objects.

 

User ‘Messaging and Alerts’ specific Commands:

Commands to Alert and Report on internal Management processes ' data and events.

 

Variable Handler Commands:

Two ways of variable handler definitions are introduced. The choices are to DEFINE a handler or to DEFINE and MAP the handler to the particular or current seed element in the current iteration of the process. Two types of variable handlers are also introduced;

  • VARIABLE Command
  • STRING Command 
  • PERSIST-VAR Command
  • PERSIST-STR Command


Time Handling Commands:

TimeTick type of MIB Objects and Variables handling commands within the management script.

  • Get System Time Command 
  • Get System Date Command
  • Get Object Time Command
  • Get Time Tick Command
  • System Date Command

  

Special Function Commands Description:

Some useful and repetitive functions common to most if not all management scripts are pre-defined in order to simplify the task of designing scripts and to enhance readability as well.

 

Special Variable Definitions:

Useful and repetitive Variables common to most if not all management scripts are pre-defined in order to simplify the task of designing scripts and to enhance readability as well.

  • GLOBAL Variable Command Definition
  • GLOBAL String Command Definition


MIB Objects Output Parsing Functions:

Function commands to parse the values reported by MIB Objects (as well as any other Database variables) as they are polled from the network managed elements as a subset -or more- of those values could be of interest to the managing entity.

  • The FindSubString Function
  • The GetSubString Function
  • The GetLength Function

 

Miscellaneous Standard Operators and Expressions:

  • Regular Expressions Support 
  • Arithmetic Operators Support
  • Boolean Expressions and Operators Support 
  • Conditional IF Statements Support 
 

 

 

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