IMC: Add Custom Index for temperature

by Community Manager on ‎01-08-2013 02:06 PM

Question

I´d like to monitor the temperature of a A5800 series. Therefore I went to IMC:

 

IMC   >>  Resource    >>    Global Index Settings    >>    Add Custom Index

 

OID should be: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12.92

Unfortunately, I cannot get the correct "Type" 

 

Answer

With...

Type : [index1[0]:temperature:1:0]

Instance label: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12

 

...it works for me, I can select instance 92 from the list.

 

The above is hard to work with when using IRF stacks tho, I found the below makes it easier - it renames the instance numbers to the irf member IDs.

 

Name: <any name>

Type: [index1[0]:StackMember:1:0]

Instance Label (definition OID): 1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.91.3.1.2

Formula:1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12

 

... if you're interested, you can get the names of all the instances shown under 1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12 and what they relate to, by using the entity-MIB as the instance label, as below

 

Name: <any name>

Type: [index1[0]:Temperature:1:0]

Instance Label (definition OID): 1.3.6.1.2.1.47.1.1.1.1.7

Formula:1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12

 

instance 92 (1.3.6.1.4.1.25506.2.6.1.1.1.1.12.92) shows up as temperature::board - since HP A switches refer to themselves as 'boards' on the cli

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