[Nagiosplug-devel] check_snmp usage

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Fri Jun 14 10:37:02 CEST 2002

On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Bertelson, Tom (CAP, CARD) wrote:

> I recently ran into a problem where my list of symbolic OID's was greater
> than Nagios' 1024-character buffer size.  I'm now using numeric OID's for
> the "-o" option (to keep the command line short) but have the MIBs installed
> so the output looks nicer.
> I think being able to specify the MIBs to load is a good idea.  The default
> should still be "-m ALL", for backward compatability.  How about "-m All" if
> the user specifies no MIBs, and the core net-snmp MIBs plus the
> user-specified ones otherwise?
> While we're at it, how about an option to specify the directories to search?

Directories to search --- would that be better off in snmp.conf?

Sprickman was working with putting all the snmpv3 auth info in snmp.conf 
as well so check_snmp could potentially be called with only host and oid 


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