SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is an Internet-standard protocol for monitoring and configuring devices on IP networks.

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What does message “chassis marginal” mean from VMware ESXi 4.1 SNMP trap on a Dell PowerEdge R710 server?

Wanted to post this here in case anyone else has this issue. We have a Dell PowerEdge R710 running VMWare ESXi 4.1, we got an SNMP trap message via Nagios monitoring: SERVICE CHECK: ...
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Should I let VPS providers install snmp on it?

My VPS provider is asking me to have snmp installed on it. My question is why should I do so? and is there any security reasons I should avoid doing so?
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Create a SNMP event at startup on Linux

I want to trigger an SNMP event when our machine has booted up and I would like to have the info if the shutdown was properly done or it was because of a fatal error. And suggestion which path to go ...
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SNMP does not give any data

I have installed SNMP.exe on windows 7 32 bit server. I have stopped SNMP trap and started only SNMP.exe. When i run SNMPWALK to get the windows server information, it says request timed out.....what ...
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SNMP Access on Ubuntu

I am trying to use SNMP to monitor a machine locally on its self and remotely. This is the snmpd.conf (Ubuntu 8.04.1): # sec.name source comunity com2sec readonly 1.2.3.4 ...
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Mass SNMP updates?

Is there an easy way to update over 1000 Windows hosts with an additional permitted manager? I have tools to remotely run scripts on hosts, but it is a little bit difficult to filter out specific ...
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sysRestart Billion ADSL router (SNMP v2 or HTTP)

Background I am used to restart my servers on a scheduled basis. Now I want the same for my ADSL router. This is my reason: When a random failure occurs, I am used to normally try to reboot the ...
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SNMP keeps crashing

We're using OpsView/Nagios to monitor our servers. We've added the SNMP service to all our servers and deployed the configuration via GPO, but one win2k3 server seems to have a problem; it crashes ...
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SNMP - Value of CPU processor load not reflecting reality

Trying to plot CPU load on my server, with the following hardware: ProLiant DL360p Gen8 (same behavior on ProLiant DL360 G7). The machine is running VMWare ESXi5.1 To create a CPU spike I run dd ...
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Server-Ip address is not getting displayed in snmp-trap messages

my problem is about Ip Address which I am receiving on the windows system snmp-trap messages,is some thing like that UDP: [192.168.1.150]:1029->[0.0.0.0]:0 while same trap message on linux system ...
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windows 2008r2 SNMP hrStorageSize reporting wrong values

I'm trying to monitor disks on windows 2008 R2 system, but I'm getting wrong values returned from hrStorageSize and hrStorageUsed for one of the 2 disks the system has. Local disk C: is returning ...
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Why is there an EtherType for SNMP?

Today I was reading through some documentation about the fundamentals of networks (IP, Ethernet, MPLS, ...). And while looking at the Ethernet Types that can be used in the Ethernet Frame I saw there ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of SNMPc network manager? [closed]

I need Linux based open-source SNMP management system. Castle Rock's SNMPc is an excellent tool but supports only windows. What is the equivalent to SNMPc in the Linux world???? Thank you.
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Network devices bandwidth monitoring and graphing with open source components?

We can use ganglia to monitor metrics on servers, but it does not seem to be an option for network gear monitoring. To monitor bandwidth of a switch, we need to either poll the port through SNMP ...
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MRTG + RRDTool Hourly Graph

I am using MRTG + RRDtool to monitor the bandwidth on each switchport of a Cisco Catalyst 2950 via snmp. Is MRTG capable of generating an hourly graph? With RRDtool I was able to set the interval to 1 ...
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Is there a way to share S.M.A.R.T. data over SNMP?

Is there a way to share S.M.A.R.T. data over SNMP? I'd like to be able to make cacti graphs of it and hook it up to Nagios. What I want to do is be able to get some statistics on my harddisks ...
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Do you know any SNMP agent for windows that allows to monitor instant load of CPU?

In this question I asked about the possibility of monitoring instant cpu load. The answer was that windows default snmp agent does not give that option (seems only allow to read 1 minute average cpu ...
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Monitor Server Blade Components using snmpwalk

Is it possible to monitor sun blade server components,/SYS (host system) Motherboard /SYS/MB, /SYS/SP Service processor etc using snmp. By using snmp i was able to get chasis temp, Fan speed, Voltage. ...
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Why would snmp.exe utilize 1.2GB of memory?

We particularly don't use snmp for anything significant, at least not that I'm aware of. Is it normal for snmp.exe to consume 1.2GB after 285 hours of up time? Seems a bit excessive. Why would ...
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SNMP bytes received disagrees with ifconfig

SNMP ifInOctets = 2145342796 - about 2GB. ifconfig: RX bytes:174302710687 (174.3 GB) Interestingly, the sent bytes agree almost perfectly: ifOutOctets: 1002415050 - about 1GB ifconfig: TX ...
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Solaris 10 snmp exec multiple strings

I am trying to use snmp to query a directory listing. I have added the exec line to snmp.conf ("exec list /bin/ls /pathtodirectory") and restarted the service. When I perform an snmp walk for the exec ...
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net-snmp snptranslate dosnt work for my MIB (snmpget does work)

I add my own MIB module to net-snmp. I put my Mib txt file under - '/usr/local/share/snmp/mibs' I see that if i change net-snmp files their the change is reflected , so this mibs are loaded ...
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How to calculate CPU % based on raw CPU ticks in SNMP

According to http://net-snmp.sourceforge.net/docs/mibs/ucdavis.html#scalar_notcurrent ssCpuUser, ssCpuSystem, ssCpuIdle, etc are deprecated in favor of the raw variants (ssCpuRawUser, etc). The ...
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SNMP configuration - black list external hard drives

Is there a way on a RHEL server to blacklist external hard drives from SNMP configuration so that if and external HD fills up, SNMP doesn't 'detect' it.
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Why does snmp fail to use its own MIBs?

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04LTS, and installed the snmpd and snmp packages. If I type: snmpwalk -m ALL -v2c -c public localhost 1.3 I get swathes of errors, of the form: Cannot adopt ...
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Did not find 'zeroDotZero' in module SNMPv2-SMI

I have a perl script that searches through our switches to find which one hosts a given IP address; this script uses net-snmp libraries to poll through a daisy-chain of ethernet switches (think core / ...
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Which SNMP variables to diagnose/characterise wifi congestion?

I'm preparing for a load test of a classroom wifi system. The pupils all turn on their laptops at the start of the lesson, which launches the web browser and then they start the lesson - which ...
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Tomcat doesn't stop with SNMP options

We have an monitoring application using SNMP, I have enable SNMP in my tomcat server with following option in bin/setenv.sh file. # # SNMP for Tomcat # JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS ...
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Only desired traps should be received by snmptrapd

Is there be any mechanism around through which we can only receive desired traps. I mean to say suppose we only want to receive cold-start/warm start traps not Authorization-failure trap ...
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snmp trap using disman-event mib related issue

notificationEvent ifMtu.1 IF-MIB::ifMtu.1 1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.4.1 monitor -I -u root -s -t -r 18 "Warn: High ipp Usage" -e ifMtu.1 1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.4.1 != The above lines are in my snmpd.conf file ...
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Configuring SNMP on remote server via MMC

When I go to the properties of the SNMP Service on a Server 2008 R2 server, I see: Which is what I expect to see. However, if I do the correct thing and connect from my Windows 7 machine (which has ...
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SNMPD - passing values in a trap

Im trying to create an SNMP setup to monitor 500-1K machines. Each will be joined to the SNMPTRAPD server via a VPN. When the client system sends its messages, it's sending its internal address ...
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SNMP - So I have a MIB. Now What?

I can't seem to get my head wrapped around the purpose of a MIB. I have a collection of ~20 MIB files that were supplied to me by the vendor, but what do I do with them? I also have a few OID's that ...
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How to monitor ZFS with SNMP in FreeBSD?

I'd like to monitor these with SNMP: zpool iostat -v 1 Per drive and sum. zpool status Scrubbing as 1 and not scrubbing as 0. zpool status -x Monitor $? (return value). Send trap when value ...
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Monitoring ASA packet loss via SNMP

I want to monitor packet loss on my ASA 5505 VPN endpoints using SNMP. This is so I can graph the rates in Cacti and/or get alerts in Nagios. However, I am not sure what SNMP values I should use to ...
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Snmpd update interface counters slowly or something like this

I update one my freebsd box to 9-stable (totally new installation) and install net-snmp for monitoring. uname -r 9.1-PRERELEASE pkg_info net-snmp-5.7.1_7 Information for net-snmp-5.7.1_7: ...
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SNMP protocol and acceptance of the hyphen character

I'm no expert at the SNMP protocol and I've failed to find anything in the protocol RFC documentation regarding the tolerance of hyphens in the SNMP community string. It appears to be a double ...
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netsnmp - how to register string? [closed]

I use net-snmp. I try to add my own mibs (no need in handler, just a MIB that i can get and set by snmp call), so i followed the scalar example. In order to add my own mibs i defined them in the mib ...
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snmp mib for netapp on debian squeeze

Trying to get cacti drawing graphs on our netapp, I downloaded NETWORK-APPLIANCE-MIB.mib from http://www.oidview.com/mibs/789/NETWORK-APPLIANCE-MIB.html and copied it into /usr/share/mibs/netsnmp/. ...
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snmptt not translating traps, even with translate_log_trap_oid=1

I am having some trouble configuring snmptt to properly translate snmp traps. The following is a problem: /etc/snmp/snmptt.conf reflects: EVENT fgFmTrapIfChange .1.3.6.1.4.1.12356.101.6.0.1004 ...
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SNMP what is the max length for DisplayString

What is the max length that i can have in MIB of syntax DisplayString (SNMPv2) openConnectionsList OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX DisplayString MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current ...
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snmp.conf how to allow any remote client

Using linux (Ubuntu) with net-snmp. I want to allow any remote client to execute snmpget. The remote client not have to be from the same subnet , so i cannot do this by define subnet. Now i add line ...
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Getting hp-snmp-agents on HP ProLiant DL360 on Lenny working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System load by HP-SNMP-Agents is high After receiving our HP ProLiant DL360 I'd like to integrate the machine into our Munin system and thus enable ProLiant specific ...
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IOS: tie SNMP v3 credentials to TACACS or RADIUS?

On Cisco IOS, I'm looking at moving from SNMP v1/2 to v3, which means separate user/password credentials instead of just community strings. Is it possible to have those user credentials pulled from, ...
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Locate devices within a building

The situation: Our company is spread between two floors in a building. Every employee has a laptop (macbook Air or MacbookPro) and an iPhone. We have static DHCP mappings and DNS resolution so every ...
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Looking for toner level OID for nagios snmp for Brother 9460

I'm setting up an Opsview (nagios) server for monitoring. It's all going fairly swimmingly so far. The most immediate use for the system will be monitoring (or more to the point, alerting me about) ...
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Ubuntu program RAM and CPU OID

Running on Ubuntu. I need to monitor my program CPU and RAM , my prefer way is to monitor by SNMP. Does someone know the OID for program CPU and RAM(not total)? If there isnt so what is the simple ...
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Clarification about SNMP agent and manager

I am having difficulty understanding some of the terms used when talking about SNMP, and in particular who is responsible for the MIB -- the agent or management station. Lets look a simple scenario: ...
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Why do SNMP agents need MIB files?

After reading up on SNMP and some of the questions help here I think understand the agent role as a SNMP service to device (Like SQL, it is an API to storage). When you execute a SQL query the SQL ...
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Is possible to monitor instant CPU usage in windows7 over SNMP? [closed]

I am trying to monitor CPU load. After reading this question, I have found an OID that allows me to check average use over last minute: .1.3.6.1.2.1.25.3.3.1.2.1 {iso(1) ...