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Studio SNMP Polling

PATROL Class: X_SNMPPOLLING - Monitor Type: MONITOR - Monitor Category: Application
No CDM Class defined.

This Monitor polls an SNMP agent (on the monitored Host).

Polling a simple specified OID or an entire SNMP tables can be done.

The result of the SNMP polling can be parsed with String Searches, Numeric Value Extractions, Value Maps, Text Pre-Processing or Dynamic Object Builders.

Attributes (Parameters)

Name PATROL Name Units Default Thresholds Description
Execution Time ExecutionTime seconds

if ≥ 30 seconds

Time taken by the SNMP polling to be executed.

Value set by snmpPollingColl.

Type:  KPI - Response Time - Spikes expected - Default graph

Result Result None None

Content of the SNMP polling returned output.

Value set by snmpPollingColl.

Type: Text

Status Status 0 = OK
1 = Suspicious
2 = Failed

if = 1 (Suspicious)

if = 2 (Failed)

Status of the SNMP polling.

Value set by snmpPollingColl.

Type: Availability

Value Value None None

Value of the SNMP polling returned output.

Value set by snmpPollingColl.

Note: Only applicable to SNMPs of integer type.

Type: Statistics - Default graph

Infoboxes (PATROL Console Only)

Name Description
ID PATROL internal identifier of the SNMP Polling instance.
Hostname Hostname where the SNMP agent is running.
SNMP Version SNMP version used by the monitored device. Possible values: 1, 2c, or 3.
Port Port used to perform SNMP queries.
Timeout Number of seconds Monitoring Studio will wait for the completion of the SNMP polling (default: 120 seconds). This timeout must be long enough to complete the polling of an entire SNMP table.
Community (SNMP v1 or 2c only) Community used to perform SNMP queries.
Username (SNMP v3 only) Username used to perform SNMP queries.
Authentication Protocol (SNMP v3 only) Protocol used to authenticate the SNMP v3 messages. Possible values: None, MD5, or SHA.
Privacy Protocol (SNMP v3 only) Privacy protocol used to encrypt/decrypt SNMP v3 messages.
Context Name Context name accessible to the SNMP entity.
Polling Type Polling type.
OID OID that is polled.
OID Type Type of the selected OID value (number or string).
Menu Command Description
Refresh Parameters Re-polls the OID and refresh all parameters. All related Monitor instances and parameters will be refreshed as well.