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How to change device names from automatically detected SNMP devices.



Trying to monitor Cisco Nexus 5000 series switches with SNMP. The only device template that finds the interfaces is "Generic Device (SNMP-enabled)"

If there is no description in the cisco config, it will name the interface like "Ethernet103/1/12" - If there IS a description, it changes to this "(436215808) prod3560g-3" where "prod3560g-3" is the description in the config.

I would prefer if it named the device as: "Ethernet103/1/12 - prod3560g-3"

I did an snmpwalk of the device and searched for the ID of a single device. It looks like everything I want is available through SNMP, but need a template that presents it correctly in PRTG.

Line 373: OID=., Type=OctetString, Value=Ethernet103/1/12 Line 6044: OID=., Type=OctetString, Value=Ethernet103/1/12 Line 7763: OID=., Type=OctetString, Value=prod3560g-3

cisco nexus snmp

Created on May 15, 2012 1:49:47 PM

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that should be possible with changing the "Port Name Template".

best regards

Created on May 15, 2012 4:11:01 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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