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Cisco IP SLA Monitoring

Requires Opsview Cloud or Opsview Monitor 6.6
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Cisco IP SLA Monitoring Tool

Cisco is a multinational technology company that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment. A worldwide leader in IT, Cisco specializes in network management, datacenters, and storage networks by providing a wide array of products that focus on both enterprises/service providers and small/medium businesses. By offering technologies rooted in connectivity, Cisco continues to help users identify their needs and support their success.

What You Can Monitor

Opsview Monitor contains the service checks needed to monitor crucial aspects of your IT network infrastructure. Opsview is able to use the latest SNMP information to drill down to the specific items you need to monitor your critical equipment.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
Check Cisco IP SLA Poll the hostname specified to get all interface information which will be submitted via passive check results


Ensure your Opsview Monitor version is at least 6.6.7. Check Opsview Release Notes for the latest version of Opsview Monitor.

Cisco IP SLA Monitoring Tool Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Network - Cisco IPSLA' Opspack your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the Host Template

Add the Network - Cisco IPSLA Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Host Templates to Hosts.

Step 2: Add and configure variables for this Host Template


This variable can be added multiple times to monitor multiple IP SLAs. Set the Value to the name of your IP SLA. Comma-separated values should be structured as a single record of RFC 4180 defined CSV format, i.e. IP SLA tags with commas should be double quoted.

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
Opsview UI Only Value IP SLA Display Name Display Name for IP SLA
--ipsla Arg1 IP SLA Tag CSV string containing IP SLA tags to monitor (default: 'ALL')
--dbid Arg2 SQLITE DB ID ID for the sqlite database to allow multiple instances (default: 1)
--id Arg3 IP SLA ID CSV string containing IP SLA IDs to monitor

Step 3: Apply changes and the system will now be monitored

Cisco IPSLA Service Checks