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Interface sensor on Nexus 5596



Auto discovery of our Nexus 5596 devices never return any interfaces. It does add the following types ok though:

Ping ICMP type sensors (destunreach in and out etc) TCP segment type sensors UDP datagram sensors SNMP messages in and out

I never get any interfaces on the device though. For instance e1/1. The nexus 7010 we have works correctly with PRTG. How can I find out what is going wrong?

bandwidthsensor nexus snmp-sensor

Created on Sep 20, 2011 7:52:13 PM

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can you add SNMP Traffic Sensors manually to the 5596 in PRTG? If not, please use our SNMP Tester to "scan available standard interfaces" against the device. Should that not yield any results as well, please try the scans again with the "Tweak"-Options enabled in the tester (Force 32bit, Slow Tweak, Single Get).

best regards.

Created on Sep 21, 2011 11:34:59 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



You are probably missing 'snmp-server community aaa' in your switch config. Make sure 'aaa' matches the community string configured for the sensor.

Created on Feb 22, 2013 2:11:59 PM

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