[Nagiosplug-help] Device OID search

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Fri Jan 16 15:30:04 CET 2004

On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Pete Shelfo wrote:

> What is the best way to identify what OID represents the correct item you
> wish to monitor when walking an SNMP tree? 

I usually install the relevant MIB files in mibdir, run snmpwalk, then use 
snmptranslate for the object to get the oid.

reading the mibs are useful too if you know the naming conventions of the 


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