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How can I monitor the RHEL6 Sever ?



In RHEL6, the file: /etc/snmp/snmp.conf :

 com2sec notConfigUser  default  public
 group   notConfigGroup   v1       notConfigUser
 group   notConfigGroup   v2c      notConfigUser
 view  all      included     .1    80
 access  notConfigGroup  ""    any    noauth    exact  all  none none

[root@OEL6 ~]# netstat -an | grep 161
udp        0      0       *                               
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     21161  
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     16162  /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     16159  

My PRTG is free for 30 days, and version is 9.2.

linux prtg rhel snmp

Created on Mar 13, 2012 5:41:46 AM

Last change on Mar 13, 2012 3:04:07 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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just add your server as a device in PRTG and make sure to remove the tick from "Inherit SNMP Credentials" and put your SNMP information there.
Then use the SNMP Library Sensor and then choose either one of the Linux related oidlibs or the Passler Common OIDlib from the list which should give you a couple of counters to monitor. Additional you may also use SNMP Traffic or Uptime sensors.
Best regards

Created on Mar 13, 2012 8:13:07 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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