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Monitoring interface on network down going up



I have several hundred interfaces on different switches and routers (all Cisco) that i would like to monitor that they stay down. If an interface changes to UP i want to create alarms/notifications.

cisco physical-interface state

Created on Mar 24, 2012 12:43:39 PM

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to create an error/alarm if a sensor (monitoring a down interface) goes up is not possible. But a notification is possible. Creating a state trigger on condition down with only the 'Off'-notification configured should do the trick.

best regards.

Created on Mar 26, 2012 1:04:53 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



It would be VERY nice to be able to give alarms on "negative" monitoring like this...

I am going to experiment with your suggestion.

Created on Mar 26, 2012 1:43:58 PM

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