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Dell 2950 + custom MIBs



Hi, I'm running test lab with Dell 2950 running ESXi 5.1 with Open Manage installed on it, Virtual Machine running vCenter Server 5.1 with open manage console (v 7.2.0) and Virtual Machine running PRTG (newest version). I downloaded MIBs for this Dell and converted using Paessler MIB Importer V2. Copied converted files to snmplib and custom MIB is showing on SNMP Library list. When I try to add any imported Dell library I receive following error (No available interfaces on this device (code: PE049)) I receive the same error when I try to add SNMP Dell Hardware. When I add SNMP Dell PowerEdge System Health I can add it but data is not received from the server (error: No such object (SNMP error # 222)). I'm not sure if this is PRTG or Dell issue but I can collect information from Dell using VMware sensors (VMware Hardware Status etc).

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Created on Feb 3, 2013 4:37:21 PM

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can you please use our SNMP Tester to scan against the 2950 with the imported oidlib selected? Which result do you get in the Tester?

best regards.

Created on Feb 4, 2013 3:26:17 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Run based on OIDLIB file and this is results:

04/02/2013 16:34:11 Start Scan
04/02/2013 16:34:11 MIB-Dell-10892|mibversion group|mibmajor version number
04/02/2013 16:34:11 MIB-Dell-10892|mibversion group|mibminor version number
... (over 200 lines)
04/02/2013 16:34:19 MIB-Dell-10892|alert variables|alert current status
04/02/2013 16:34:19 MIB-Dell-10892|alert variables|alert previous status

Found OIDs:
No OIDs found

Created on Feb 4, 2013 6:18:53 PM

Last change on Feb 4, 2013 7:01:42 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



The important part is unfortunately "No OIDs found", that means the Tester did not get one response to at least one of the OIDs in the oidlib. That either means, it's the wrong oidlib (so wrong MIB), or that the SNMP Settings are not correct, or not properly set on the target.
The latter two can be confirmed by trying to read the "Device Uptime" with the Tester, if that does succeed, the SNMP Settings are most likely fully correct entered in Tester, and also set up correct on the target.

Created on Feb 4, 2013 7:08:58 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 4, 2013 7:09:12 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Device uptime is working correctly and MIBs are downloaded from Dell website and they are for this exact model. Is there any possibility for another thing that is causing this problem?

Created on Feb 4, 2013 7:33:38 PM



I'm afraid we can't say, the MIBs are from Dell, as is the target system. Did you check with Dell already?

Created on Feb 4, 2013 7:41:30 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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