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Monitor a Cisco Router with Nagios

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Sometimes you will need to create service checks using the MIBs that you can discover with snmpwalk. This tutorial will show you the process of creating service checks for a Cisco router manually.
In order to start work on monitoring a device you need to manually scan the MIBs for information that you can mine out for monitoring. This process can be intimidating but you must keep digging in order to discover information that you can use. The MIB list created for this router listed 2692 MIBs. Obviously you will not use all of these but you want to scan the list to begin the process of discovery.
 read more | mail this link | score:7090 | -aweber, February 17, 2011
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