With IPHost Network Monitor you can run simple snmp requests against a IBM device in your network.
ibm Bna Local Tg Link Type
Branch link type of this TG: other(1) = the agent has determined the TG's branch link type to be a value other than branch uplink or branch downlink. This is the value used for a connection network TG owned by a node that implements the APPN Branch Network Architecture. uplink(2) = the TG is a branch uplink. downlink(3) = the TG is a branch downlink to an end node. downlinkToBranchNetworkNode(4) = the TG is a branch downlink to a cascaded branch network node. unknown(255) = the agent cannot determine the branch link type of the TG.
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IPHost Network monitor allows you to monitor ibmBnaLocalTgLinkType on IBM device via the SNMP protocol.
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