Tag: snmp

SNMP stuff

Getting Temperature Data from a 6500 via SNMP

I apologize to my adoring fans (both of you) for the lack of posting.  I’m in the middle of moving, buying a new house, selling my current house, getting a mortgage, etc.  I’ve up until 11:30 nearly every night filling…

Is That a Bandwidth Graph or a Polygraph?

I thought I’d throw an easy one out before taking off for the holiday.  Merry Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Saturnia, etc., to all. A few years ago, I was looking through some Cacti graphs of gigabit trunks between 6500s and noticed…

Free and Awesome Network Tools

We all have limited budgets these days. Long gone are the days of unlimited resources and uncontrollable expansion of the network, so it’s important that any network dude or dudette pay attention to the open-source world. Below is a list…

Monitoring the CSM with SNMP

I had an article a few weeks ago about the Cisco CSM, which is a load-balancer module for the 6500 series switches. This thing is a pretty good device, but monitoring the connections to each VIP and RIP is not…

SNMP v3 is Easy!

I finally got around to looking into [tag]SNMP[/tag] v3 and was shocked at how easy it actually is. When I first looked up info on it so many moons ago, I saw table after tables of views and privilege levels…