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Generic Ethernet Switch

Connector file name: MS_HW_GenericSwitchEnclosure.hdf

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This connector discovers the enclosure and Ethernet ports of a system equipped with an MIB-2 standard SNMP Agent.


Typical platform: MIB-2 Supported Switch

Operating system: Network Device


Leverages: MIB-2 Standard SNMP Agent

Technology and protocols: SNMP

Connector Activation Criteria

The Generic 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
  • Type
    Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
    • Device Type
    • Physical Address
    • Physical Address Type
    • Bandwidth Utilization
    • Error Percent
    • Link Speed
    • Link Status
    • Received Bytes Rate
    • Received Packets Rate
    • Status
    • Transmitted Bytes Rate
    • Transmitted Packets Rate
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