Find the SNMP OID for determining Cisco CatOS

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Jun 11th, 2008
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i want to automate a tool with SNMP.

i don't know if exist a snmp OID for determining if a switch is CatOS or IOS.

Can you help me?



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Collin Clark Wed, 06/11/2008 - 05:46
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This OID will tell you the model of the device and the IOS/CatOS version.

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Joe Clarke Wed, 06/11/2008 - 09:57
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In general, if the sysObjectID starts with it's a CatOS device. Devices with a sysObjectID starting with are IOS devices. Note: this is not a hard and fast rule as there are many non-IOS devices that have a sysObjectID. However, if all your devices are either CatOS or IOS, then this should work for you.


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