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Is SNMP still used widely as of 2015?

Sadly, SNMP is still in common usage. Later versions of the protocol have addressed numerous issues in SNMPv1, but those have almost entirely been directed at fixing the security model. As a result, ...
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SNMP MIBs on Ubuntu - error in MIBs

Which version of Ubuntu are you using? Ubuntu probably gets its snmp-mibs-downloader package from Debian, and Debian is very strict about redistributability, so the snmp-mibs-downloader gets its ...
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How does SNMP get CPU usage on Linux?

Sigh1. Fortunately you don't need /proc/stat man 5 proc: /proc/loadavg The first three fields in this file are load average figures giving the number of jobs in the run queue ...
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Is SNMP v3 supported in Windows Server 2016?

Windows Server 2016 does not support SNMPv3. Microsoft officially states that SNMP is deprecated in Windows Server 2012 and up, so I doubt you'll be seeing anything from Microsoft in the future either....
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How Do I Install Net-SNMP on Windows??? (without visual studio)

Yeah, I really don't know why Net-SNMP doesn't distribute prebuilt binaries with their code. It's bizarre. Anyways, I recently built 5.7.3 for Windows 64-bit (with full support for SSL, IPv6, and ...
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SNMPTT No access configuration - dropping trap

I've resolve this issue : vim /etc/snmp/snmptrapd.conf: disableAuthorization yes
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snmpwalk Unknown Object Identifier

cmot: Unknown Object Identifier shows you that cmot isn't found in known MIBs. You need add device's MIBs to snmp client via cp MY-MIB.txt /usr/share/snmp/mibs or use snmp client without MIB. By ...
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SNMP service security tab is missing - Windows Server 2012 R2 - DC

You need to install the SNMP Tools feature to get those tab pages, e.g. using the Powershell command Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-SNMP. Remember to restart the service manager before opening the ...
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How do I select an OID for my MIB

There's nothing stopping you from using another enterprise's OIDs, but that would be inconsiderate. You're supposed to request your own Private Enterprise Number and use that in building your OIDs/...
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Monitor DELL hardware on VMware ESXi 5.5 server

Yes, you can monitor the standalone ESXi Host using any SNMP monitoring software but some items may only be visible using a monitoring tool that supports the CIM protocol. All of my ESXi Hosts are ...
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Is there any relation between LDAP and SNMP? Can SNMP exist without LDAP?

No relation, other than that OID namespace (or hierarchical numbering system) is used for both LDAP object types and SNMP MIB nodes. The OID namespace is standardized by both the International ...
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Why does snmp fail to use its own MIBs?

It seems you do not have snmp installed. Just do sudo apt-get install snmp
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Query total page count via SNMP HP Laserjet

The standard 'total page count' is at 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.10.2.1.4.1.1 Different models use different OID for details, such as number of pages faxed/copied/printed/duplex/color/black/....
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SNMP - snmpwalk does not return textual OIDs

Sounds like you are missing the MIB files that do the translation. To install them run: apt-get install snmp-mibs-downloader For licensing reasons they arent included by default. Installing that ...
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Cisco Discovery Protoocl and SNMP

The network devices use CDP to build a table of adjacent devices. You can extract this table with SNMP for a known device, and use it you discover its neighbours and their management addresses. Then ...
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SNMP Walk vs MIB OID Listing

Okay, so here's what my SNMP research has turned up. I can't verify this is all 100% accurate, but I feel that I have a much better grasp on SNMP in general and hopefully this information will help ...
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How Cacti collects data using scripts?

With Cacti you are not limited only to SNMP queries. You can choose to run any script of your own as a Data Input Method. It could be Perl, PHP, Python, Bash or whatever. Just choose the Script/...
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Is SNMP still used widely as of 2015?

I work on network monitoring systems, and SNMP is still heavily used and relied on for the for the following reasons: The use of UDP as the underlying protocol makes SNMP very efficient. Since most ...
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Is there an OID to retrieve specific HDD partition on SNMP?

Depending on your case, partition layout and mount points your indexes can vary: but here is example of reporting free disk space on partitions two mounted partitions: df | grep mnt /dev/xvdz1 ...
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Monitor DELL hardware on VMware ESXi 5.5 server

I understand what you're looking for; specific notes on how to manage and monitor the health of a standalone VMware ESXi host. In practice, the approach should be slightly different. I'll explain how ...
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Cannot get interface speed with standard MIB, use highperf mib (-g)

This has nothing to deal with MIB. The message you get means that your interface in question uses 64-bit counters, and those are not enabled by default in check_snmp_int.pl or check_netint.pl. As ...
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Pulling HTTP codes from a F5 Load Balancer

If you don't have the fastHTTP profile applied you won't see stats on that oid. Normal HTTP profiles use these oids: [root@ltm3:Active:Standalone] mibs # snmptranslate -On F5-BIGIP-SYSTEM-MIB::...
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Is there any relation between LDAP and SNMP? Can SNMP exist without LDAP?

These protocols are completely unrelated. They just share a method to name objects. The only possible connections I can see: You might be able to monitor an LDAP server via SNMP (like any number of ...
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Negative values for storage size over SNMP

The negative number is because of an integer overflow for the signed 32 bit integer used to report the number of blocks. I've had the same problem on a Linux-based NAS. I was able to fake a larger ...
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extending snmp with static oid

Personally I use extend without OID, like: extend count_proc /usr/bin/count_proc.sh The OID generated by snmp is simple, the result is: NET-SNMP-EXTEND-MIB::nsExtendOutput1Line.”count_proc” The OID ...
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SNMP Printer Output Count

Try a snmpwalk on OID1.3.6.1.4.1.11.2.3.9.4.2.1.4.1.12.2.5. This will give you the used area for the different paper types. Unit is square inch.
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SNMPD timeout yet netcat shows port as open

Your netcat specifies UDP. As long as you can send it is successful regardless of the receiving ends ability to listen.
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How to calculate CPU % based on raw CPU ticks in SNMP

Since most of the Linux distros have the 1/100 ticks, a very simple way to do it is via bash: [myhost]# echo "scale=2; -1 * (`snmpget -Oqv -v2c -c public localhost .1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.11.54.0;sleep 5` -...
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SNMP service security tab is missing - Windows Server 2012 R2 - DC

You need to open the services.msc from an elevated command line window (run as admin). Then you'll get the security tab!
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How do I select an OID for my MIB

Nothing - In the same way that you can also use 8.8.8.8 as your IP if you don't connect to the internet. It's just a convention to prevent clashes between everyone saying 'ok .1 is mine!' If you want ...
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