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Translate just one OID name to its number

Translate just one OID name to its number

Translate just one OID name to its number

I have an FC switch which I try to monitor using SNMP:

snmpwalk -v2c -c public <IP ADDRESS>|wc -l

When I use MIB file I have a name of (almost) each line. For example:

snmpwalk -v2c -c public -m /usr/share/mibs/ietf/FIBRE-CHANNEL-FE-MIB <IP ADDRESS> | grep FIBRE-CHANNEL-FE-MIB::fcFxPortC2InFrames.1.10
FIBRE-CHANNEL-FE-MIB::fcFxPortC2InFrames.1.10 = Counter32: 0

But how do I know which numeric OID is it ? I'd like to avoid counting lines ...


RE: Translate just one OID name to its number

You are wanting the OID as in or something else? My apologies but I am unclear.


RE: Translate just one OID name to its number

Exactly that.
In other word: having named OID (using MIB file) how can I translate that to numeric OID without counting lines ?

RE: Translate just one OID name to its number

Well you could look at the raw data packet. Do a getone on that single object and look for the OID in the varbind.

There may also be some option in netsnmp's snmpwalk to not resolve the OID to name.


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