Monitor temperature 7609

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Jul 7th, 2008
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Hi,

I want to monitor the temperature of the CIsco 7609 i have found the OID responsible for the temperature but it has many instance..although the machine reports many temperatures from all cards and ASIC chips...can you please tell me which are the most important to monitor? INstead to monitor all sensors!?



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Joe Clarke Mon, 07/07/2008 - 09:14
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All sensors are important. If one component gets too hot, you could lose a card or ports on a card. Clearly the sensors on your supervisor(s) are the most important. What you might consider doing instead of polling all sensors all the time, is rely on the device to send ciscoEnvMonTemperatureNotification (old) or ciscoEnvMonTempStatusChangeNotif (new) traps to alert you when the temperature becomes too high.

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