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Why does The SNMP Printer Sensor show Error "No such object" (SNMP error # 222)

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The SNMP Printer Sensor shows error "No such object" (SNMP error # 222), what can I do to monitor the fill level of toner cartridges?

error-#222 name no printer prtg sensor snmp snmp-custom-table such

Created on Dec 9, 2015 1:05:46 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

Last change on Mar 16, 2016 9:48:51 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 15.3.18 or later

How to Monitor the Fill Level of Toner Cartridges when the SNMP Printer Sensor Fails

The SNMP Printer Sensor monitors various information:

  • Total number of printed pages
  • Status of the printer cover
  • Printer status in the sensor message Some devices do not support these OIDs which results in an error message #222. This article will help you to monitor the fill levels of the cartridges.

1. Add an SNMP Custom Table Sensor to the device

Add sensor

2. Enter the OID of the SNMP table

1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1

Enter OID

3. Change the identification column

Choose 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.6, this will display the color of the cartridge. Change Identification

4. Enter a channel name

This name will be displayed next to the results, I chose Level. Change Name

5. Change the sensor channel column

Choose 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.9, this will return the current toner level. Change Column

6. Change the channel unit

Change Unit

7. Create the sensors

Mark the sensors you want to add and click on save to create the sensors Create Sensors

8. Review the results

Result

Created on Dec 9, 2015 1:58:56 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

Last change on Dec 9, 2015 2:37:11 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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