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SNMP trap source

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I'd like to monitor all traps arriving on the prtg probe, so i've setup only one trap sensor on the probe itself. The received trap sender is only identified by the source field inside a trap message, which is only an IP address. Is it possible to do at least a reverse lookup so i could get the device name?

I guess I could add a trap sensor to every switch in my network, but this seems pointless just to show the name/hostname once a trap is received.

Any hint appreciated.

snmp source trap

Created on Dec 19, 2014 4:16:59 PM by  vobelic (12) 2



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At this time it's not possible to have PRTG do a DNS lookup on the source IP to show a name for the source device of a trap. If there are others that want to have this feature they can post here and we will consider putting this feature into PRTG.

Created on Dec 22, 2014 11:57:37 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



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