Check_snmp fails to return OID translations when thresholds are added.
robert.ennis at bbc.co.uk
Wed Dec 4 13:45:07 CET 2013
I am using check_snmp (nagios-plugins 1.4.16) to return SNMP dta from Cisco switches.
I’m using Centos 6.4, have all my MIB files included and netsnmp is happy so I can do something like:
./check-snmp –H 188.8.131.52 -c communitystring -o RFC1213-MIB::ifOperStatus.5001
SNMP OK – up(1) |
Where up is the translation of 1 from the associated MIB. Great!
The problem is that as soon as I add thresholds to check_snmp this breaks. E.g.
./check-snmp –H 184.108.40.206 -c communitystring -o RFC1213-MIB::ifOperStatus.5001 –c 1:1
This gives me:
SNMP OK – 1 | RFC1213-MIB::ifOperStatus.5001=1
So I get the extra info as expected but loose the translation of what 1 means. Bummer!
I can recreate this in Centos 6 running 1.4.13 and Ubuntu running 1.4.13 or .15.
Is this change in behaviour a bug or a feature?
It would be fantastic if I could return the translated values back to Nagios and I’m sure I cannot be the only person who would really appreciate this functionality.
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