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SNMP MIB-II

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by Pius Surendralal

SNMP MIB II Opspack

SNMP checks for devices supporting MIB-II

Service Checks

Service Check Description
SNMP Agent Status of SNMP agent
Discards SNMP interface discards per minute
Errors SNMP interface erros per minute
Interface SNMP interface throughput
Interface Poller SNMP interface polling
Interface Status Raises an alerts if status for any interface changes (up / down)
Uptime Restart Uptime of SNMP agent usually equivalent to device uptime
Uptime Uptime

SNMP MIB II Opspack

SNMP checks for devices supporting MIB-II

Service Checks

Service Check Description
SNMP Agent Status of SNMP agent
Discards SNMP interface discards per minute
Errors SNMP interface erros per minute
Interface SNMP interface throughput
Interface Poller SNMP interface polling
Interface Status Raises an alerts if status for any interface changes (up / down)
Uptime Restart Uptime of SNMP agent usually equivalent to device uptime
Uptime Uptime

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the SNMP MIB II Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add host template

Step 2: Go to the 'SNMP' tab where you can configure SNMP settings for a Host.

SNMP credentials will first need to be configured and tested within this section.

Add Credentials

Note: These sections are visible when 'Enable SNMP:' is checked. When it is not checked, the three drawers are hidden.

Step 3: Next, you will need to configure the interface. The interface drawer is used to list all the available interfaces on this Host; with the list being gathered via SNMP therefore correct credentials are a pre-requisite. To view the interfaces of a Host click on the 'Query Host' button which will populate the table with the available interfaces. For more details on configuring SNMP please check opsview knowledge centre.

Add Interface

Step 4: Reload and the system will be monitored

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'SNMP MIB II' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Import the Opspack

Download the snmp-mib-ii.opspack file from the Releases section of this repository. Navigate to Host Template Settings inside Opsview Monitor and select Import Opspack in the top left corner.

Import Opspack

Then click Browse and select the snmp-mib-ii.opspack file. Click Upload and then click Import when the file is uploaded.

Import Opspack

Step 2: Add the host template

Add host template

Step 3: Go to the 'SNMP' tab where you can configure SNMP settings for a Host.

SNMP credentials will first need to be configured and tested within this section.

Add Credentials

Note: These sections are visible when 'Enable SNMP:' is checked. When it is not checked, the three drawers are hidden.

Step 4: Next, you will need to configure the interface. The interface drawer is used to list all the available interfaces on this Host; with the list being gathered via SNMP therefore correct credentials are a pre-requisite. To view the interfaces of a Host click on the 'Query Host' button which will populate the table with the available interfaces. For more details on configuring SNMP please check opsview knowledge centre.

Add Interface

Step 5: Apply changes and the system will be monitored

View Output

Additional Options

The default SNMP timeout for individual operations is set to 30 seconds. To change the timeout for a service check, simply click on the menu for the service check you want to configure and select 'Edit configuration for Service Check'.

Edit Service Check

Select the 'Plugin and Arguments' tab, and add the timeout flag to the list of Arguments.

Add Timeout flag

Submit changes and your changes will be applied.

If a timeout is specified, the provided value is used if it falls within the range 1.0 to 60.0 seconds. If the value is more than 60.0 seconds, the value is capped at 60.0 seconds.

v1.0-opsview-5

ODI-604 Release Opspacks to GitHub

Initial upload of existing Opspacks to GitHub

v2.0-opsview-6

ODI-1154 Release Opspacks for Opsview Monitor 6.0

Initial release of Opspack to work with Opsview Monitor 6.0