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Custom Sensor for String Data

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I attempting to monitor our Blade Server. There are some OIDs that return data such as

999W

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37% of Maximum

What is the best way to setup a custom sensor? I would like the ability to graph the power usage and fan speeds. I have attempted to use both Custom SNMP sensors but neither give the results I'm looking for.

I would like to show this as a channel, as seeing the response time for these isn't that helpful.

Cj

sensor snmp snmpcustomstringsensor

Created on Mar 29, 2012 3:19:37 PM by  Corey Johnson (0) 1



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Hello,

I'm afraid in the moment such "string" counters are problematic to monitor in PRTG, because it's not possible to "extract" the number and graph it, set error-limits on it, etc.. But this will be possible in future release this year still. Please bear with us.

best regards.

Created on Mar 29, 2012 4:56:15 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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I'll be looking forward to the future release. Keep up the great work!

Cj

Created on Mar 29, 2012 5:01:31 PM by  Corey Johnson (0) 1



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