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snmp alerts for CPU utilization

Hi,

I want to enable snmp alerts on l2 and l3 switches to monitor CPU utilization.

I have Opmanager which is acting as SNMP server.

I have switches L2 and L3 which are running IOS 12.0, 12.1, 12.2

Do all these IOS versions support SNMP alerts?

And also I want to know the commands to be configured on switches for this.

Regards

skrao

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Re: snmp alerts for CPU utilization

You can configure SNMP traps for CPU Thresholding Notification.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6350/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a0080455772.html

You should be ok with the versions you list but check exact IOS version supports it at http://www.cisco.com/go/fn

If you do not want to use traps then there are specific oids that can be polled for 1minute average (1.3.6.1.4.1.9.2.1.57) and also 5 minute average (1.3.6.1.4.1.9.2.1.58). I've used these in the past with no problems. These oids may have been superceeded so check for latest. You can always snmpwalk a device to check oids.

The cisco SNMP navigator is helpful when it comes to oids.

http://tools.cisco.com/Support/SNMP/do/BrowseOID.do?local=en

If you haven't got any SNMP configured yet on the switch check out http://forum.cisco.com/eforum/servlet/NetProf?page=netprof&forum=Network%20Infrastructure&topic=Network%20Management&CommCmd=MB%3Fcmd%3Ddisplay_location%26location%3D.1ddb4e54

HTH

--Phil

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