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Cisco Ethernet Switch

Connector file name: MS_HW_CiscoEthernetSwitch.hdf

This connector supersedes:


This connector discovers the enclosure Cisco Ethernet switches as well as the various environment sensors (temperatures, fans, power supplies, etc.). It relies on the SNMP protocol.


Typical platform: Cisco

Operating system: Network Device


Leverages: Cisco SNMP Agent (ciscoMgmt)

Technology and protocols: SNMP

Connector Activation Criteria

The Cisco Ethernet Switch connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • An SNMP Get-Next on the OID must return a value in the same subtree


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Type
  • Vendor
    Fan (MS_HW_FAN)
      • Status
      Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
      • Device Type
      • Physical Address
      • Physical Address Type
        Power Supply (MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY)
          • Status
          Temperature Sensor (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
            • Status
            • Temperature
            Voltage Sensor (MS_HW_VOLTAGE)
              • Status
              • Voltage
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