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When importing an MIB file with MIB Importer, why are objects missing?



I used the Paessler MIB compiler to change the file to an OIDLIB file but I am not getting all the monitoring points that is should have. I have found about 50 by manually entering the OID's in the MIB file, but for some reason the MIB compiler only sees 9 points. The MIB file I am working on it at http://www.remotemonitoringsystems.ca/rms2/downloads.php and the mib you download is called "SRMS-MIB". What am I doing to cause the complier to not see all the monitoring points?? Any info would be great. Currently I am running on older version of the traffic grapher, but am thinking of upgrading to the newer version if I can get it to work correctly.

thanks nathan

import mib mib-importer snmp trafficgrapher

Created on Aug 23, 2010 10:18:46 PM

Last change on Aug 24, 2010 8:56:09 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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The Paessler MIB Importer imports only counters that provide an integer value. It cannot import double-index, string, or other values.

In the MIB file mentioned, there are 9 counters returning Integer32 values. These are shown in the MIB importer and can be saved in an oidlib file for use with PRTG.

If you want to monitor string values, please use SNMP Custom String sensors and enter the respective OIDs manually. However, with string sensors you cannot use any threshold triggers.

Created on Aug 24, 2010 8:44:36 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



So you are saying that there is no way to monitor all these points except to enter each one manually. You can see by opening that file in a text editor that I would have to do that to quite a few sensors. Is there any idea, to import a complete mib file and get all the value's in, so I can use them without putting them all in manually..

Created on Aug 24, 2010 2:19:41 PM

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