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MIB for PC-Engines Alix

MIB for PC-Engines Alix

MIB for PC-Engines Alix

Hi all,

I am new to SNMP and this might be a silly question so apologies in advance. I spent most of the day Googling but couldn't find an answer.

I have an Alix from PC Engines and I have SNMP installed. I want to query the interface status so I understand the device needs to support RFC 1213 (IF-MIB)

If I run on the device itself: snmpwalk -v1 -c public localhost

I get the contents of the devices MIB which is very basic and doesnt seem to contain anything related to interface status:

CODE -->

SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0 = STRING: Linux nagios 3.2.17-voyage #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon May 14 01:36:16 HKT 2012 i686
SNMPv2-MIB::sysObjectID.0 = OID: NET-SNMP-MIB::netSnmpAgentOIDs.10
DISMAN-EVENT-MIB::sysUpTimeInstance = Timeticks: (454941) 1:15:49.41
SNMPv2-MIB::sysContact.0 = STRING: Me <me@example.org>
SNMPv2-MIB::sysName.0 = STRING: nagios
SNMPv2-MIB::sysLocation.0 = STRING: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
SNMPv2-MIB::sysServices.0 = INTEGER: 72
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORLastChange.0 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORID.1 = OID: SNMP-FRAMEWORK-MIB::snmpFrameworkMIBCompliance
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORID.2 = OID: SNMP-MPD-MIB::snmpMPDCompliance
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORID.4 = OID: SNMPv2-MIB::snmpMIB
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORID.6 = OID: IP-MIB::ip
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.1 = STRING: The SNMP Management Architecture MIB.
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.2 = STRING: The MIB for Message Processing and Dispatching.
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.3 = STRING: The management information definitions for the SNMP User-based Security Model.
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.4 = STRING: The MIB module for SNMPv2 entities
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.5 = STRING: The MIB module for managing TCP implementations
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.6 = STRING: The MIB module for managing IP and ICMP implementations
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.7 = STRING: The MIB module for managing UDP implementations
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORDescr.8 = STRING: View-based Access Control Model for SNMP.
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.1 = Timeticks: (35) 0:00:00.35
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.2 = Timeticks: (35) 0:00:00.35
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.3 = Timeticks: (35) 0:00:00.35
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.4 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.5 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.6 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.7 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
SNMPv2-MIB::sysORUpTime.8 = Timeticks: (36) 0:00:00.36
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemUptime.0 = Timeticks: (455188) 1:15:51.88
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemDate.0 = STRING: 2012-9-14,16:0:48.0,+1:0
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemInitialLoadDevice.0 = INTEGER: 1536
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemInitialLoadParameters.0 = STRING: "root=LABEL=ROOT_FS
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemNumUsers.0 = Gauge32: 1
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemProcesses.0 = Gauge32: 70
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrSystemMaxProcesses.0 = INTEGER: 0
End of MIB 

I can't seem to find a new MIB from the manufacturer. Is there anything I can do to query the interface status via snmp on this device?


RE: MIB for PC-Engines Alix

Looks like that is all it supports.

There is a chance that they have limited the -v1 public view, to only see part of the supported MIB objects.

You would need look at their documentation for more info.


RE: MIB for PC-Engines Alix

Thanks Bill. It looks like you are right. The default snmpd.conf file was limiting what I could see when using snmpwalk via public view.

CODE -->

rocommunity public  default    -V systemonly 

This was the culprit right here. Once adjusted it works fine and gives me all the info I need.

Thanks again

RE: MIB for PC-Engines Alix

Interesting. Little surprised they would do that by default, but there it is.

Glad to see things are working for you.


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