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Progel Libra Esva Management Pack for #sysctr #scom released

Following up with my SNMP management pack development series I just published on codeplex (https://qndsnmp.codeplex.com/) a complete management pack to monitor Libra Esva antispam devices. The management pack is pretty complete for a v 1, even if there are a few caveats: it lacks the presentation artifacts when the devices are configured in an High […]

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Discovering and monitoring SNMP tables [SNMP MP Chap 5] #scom #sysctr

It has been a while since I first wrote about SNMP monitoring with OpsMgr. In my last installment I left open the chance to build a more sophisticated module to better manage tables, since I didn’t receive many requests I left the chance on the table, until today. The bad guy that pushed me to […]

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Device components discovery [SNMP MP Chap 4] #scom #sysctr

Now that we have discovered and monitored CPU and memory we have all the basic plumbing to discover other device components at least all of the component that are single instanced. There are several components that are exposed via SNMP in multiple instances, one such example are interfaces. In many cases an SNMP table is […]

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Memory and processor monitoring [SNMP MP Chap 3] #scom #sysctr

As I anticipated in the first chapter of this guide, in the current OpsMgr version (2012 SP1) one of the main differences between generic and certified devices is memory and processor monitoring. The most evident of the two is the lack of processor monitoring because it is plotted in then network devices dashboard. Now that […]

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Discovery: identifying the device [SNMP MP Chap 2] #sysctr #scom

Update My first device discovery method implied a new SNMP GET to be able to identify the device, as my fellow MVP Alexey Zhuravlev pointed out it’s not necessary. Since the OID is already discovered by the standard OpsMgr discovery we just need to iterate through the discovered device and get our own device from […]

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