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Differences CPU Load & System Health Processor




we monitoring different Cisco routers and switches. After an automatic search I get the sensors CPU Load and System Health Processor for each devices.

CPU Load has the channels: down time and CPU Load System Health Processor has the channels: down time and CPU1

Whats the differences between these sensors?

cisco cpu-load difference

Created on Jun 24, 2014 9:26:32 AM

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both sensors monitor the same (CPU Usage), but use different OIDs. The SNMP CPU Sensors uses a generic SNMP Standard OID, while the Cisco System Health Sensor uses a Cisco Vendor OID. Technically, the values should of course be very similar, so that you could remove one of the two sensors.

best regards.

Created on Jun 26, 2014 7:38:02 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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