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Can you decode a number response to a word?



I have some switches that when questioned respond with a numeric value. In an SNMP viewer there are definitions of what these numbers mean.

ie. Fan & PS status. on(1), off(2), faulty(3).

In the SNMP viewer it says it is an INTEGER

I would like the definition to be displayed in the box and not the number if possible. I am trying to get our guys to use PRTG instead of CastleRock and the ability to do this is a major hurdle.

I hope it is my inexperience and thank s to those who have a look and offer suggestions.

integer text value

Created on Oct 18, 2010 5:54:46 AM

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I'm afraid this is not possible with PRTG default sensors. You could probably do this with a self-written Custom Sensor.

Best Regards.

Created on Oct 18, 2010 2:20:34 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Can anyone help point me in the direction of a beginners guide to custom sensors or at least where to start reading to understand better?


Created on Oct 20, 2010 12:52:07 AM

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