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Error in adding SNMP sensor with a specific OID



Torsten, thanks for the reply, ... did not found how to directly react on your reply...

I did the snmp test, without success... i have just 2 clarifications/question to bring there.

server i want to hardware monitor is in a private network. a remote probe is installed on a monitoring server which has one leg to the private side and the other one on the public side. this probe report to my central console in Paris.

Where should the OIDLIB placed ? on the central console or on the Probe.

As i said as an introduction the SNMP tester did not work even if i used i on my remote probe which has access to the hidden server....

So you reply that the i probably used the wrong mib...i will try others :-) but is it possible that my provide did not installed the one he was suppose to install on the server itself? is it possible to check that locally? on the serveur?

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Created on Aug 31, 2010 5:12:40 PM

Last change on Sep 1, 2010 12:57:16 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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please keep the same KB-Thread as long as it belongs to the same topic.

It is not necessary to copy the oidlib to the remote probe, the PRTG Core server will basically send the oidlib to the probe and tell it what to scan. If even our SNMP Tester could not find proper values with the OIDlib, then it most likely was not the correct MIB, or the target host may not be 100% configured correctly.

Best Regards.

Created on Sep 1, 2010 1:00:27 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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