Robin mitchell obituary
The problem was that the Nortel configuraiton files were binary files that we as engineers were unable to review or analyze. There were no tools (at least not that Im aware of) that could allow us to review those configurations. If we had a question about the configuration stored in the binary file we had to restore the configuration to a mock up switch(s) in our testlab in order to be able to review the actually configuration. I had to run a packet trace against Nortels Device Manager to determine the OID that Device Manager was using to initiate the manual config upload.
I found that the OID was 1.