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Adding Power Supply SNMP sensor for Cisco Nexus 5548 switch



From what I can tell there is no build in sensor for Nexus 5548 switches. I am trying to add a sensor to monitor if one of the power supplies fails. I managed to download a copy of the CISCO-ENTITY-FRU-CONTROL-MIB version 1 from Cisco's site. I imported it into the Paessler MIB Importer tool and export out a .oidlib file that I copied to the "C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\snmplibs" directory.

I then tried adding SNMP Library sensors to the device and found it came with a fair amount of granular sensors that I could select from in the web interface. I selected a number of them that might be related to monitoring the power supply status but I was confused as to which sensor I would require and if additional configuration to the sensor would be required once it was added.

All the sensors I have added so far show green but currently one of the two power supplies are not functional so I should be getting some kind of error. Not familiar with managing mibs or pulling info from induvial OIDs so any help would be apricated.

5548 cisco mib nexus oid power-supply snmp

Created on Sep 13, 2021 7:58:44 PM

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Hello there,

I would recommend to check out the MIB details from circitor.fr. There you will find the definitions for certain OIDs in the MIB file.

Kind regards

Felix Wiesneth - Team Tech Support

Created on Sep 14, 2021 11:52:26 AM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

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