Prime Infrastructure - Custom SNMP Template

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Nov 1st, 2014
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Hi,

 

Has anyone managed to get the Custom SNMP Template to work in PI 2.x? I can't get it to present any relevant data (yes, with generic ​dashlets).

I've tried to pull CISCO-ENTITY-SENSOR-MIB and other third-party MIBs with no luck.

 

I'm starting to suspect this is yet another not-so-ready-feature of PI....

 

Regards,

Johan

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Brian McPhillips Fri, 11/07/2014 - 07:04
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Hi Johan,

 

I am having some trouble with Custom SNMP also. I have imported the mibs and deployed the template but i'm not getting any information back. Is the information supposed to display in Device Work Center?

AFROJ AHMAD Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:11
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Hi All,

This feature does work..

hope you are following the correct steps:

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/net_mgmt/prime/infrastructure/2-0/u...

For your reference  ,check the verify you are doing all the steps:

Step1:

Design > Custom SNMP Templates  > Create the Template


step 2: Design > Monitor configuration

select the template
Name it and other settings...

Step 3::Deploy >Monitoring Deployment

Select the template > click Deploy

select the devices or group of devices.....

Step 4:
Home >Detail dashboard > Devices  

click > Add dashlet  > device dashlet >> click Gereric Dashlet (configure the generic dashlet by selecting the right template)

 

Hope it will help

 

Thanks-

Afroz

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Brian McPhillips Mon, 11/10/2014 - 03:27
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Thanks Afroz,

 

Do you know if there is an option for alerting on 3rd party polling?

AFROJ AHMAD Mon, 11/10/2014 - 05:25
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Can you explain more or little specific about what you want to achieve with 3rd party devices.

 

 

Brian McPhillips Mon, 11/10/2014 - 05:39
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Hi,

Simply if the 3rd party device goes down and polling fails an alert would be generated similar to a cisco router/switch to notify of an outage.

AFROJ AHMAD Mon, 11/10/2014 - 07:02
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I am not sure about the alert but if  the devices is in managed state . you can do the SNMP polling after adding the respective MIB ,if required.

 

Thanks-

Afroz

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