Define an SNMP query

You can use the SNMP query operation to define and execute an SNMP query. You can define a variable and SNMP OID for the query manually or using the browse feature.

Procedure

  1. Select SNMP query from the Operation list in one of the following locations:
    • the Identification Sections or Connectivity Sections for Service Mapping
    • the Step window for Discovery

    Defining parameters and conditions for the SNMP query operation.
  2. To browse for and select the variables and SNMP OIDs for the query, follow these steps.
    1. Activate the debug mode.
    2. Click Browse and select the MIB in the list or perform a search based on MIB values.
    3. Select either a single scalar value or multiple columns in the MIB tree. Multiple columns must be in the same table.
    4. Click Get Data to display the data in the SNMP Browser form and then click OK.
  3. To manually define variables and SNMP OIDs for the query, choose either Scalar or Table variable type and fill in the fields, as appropriate.
    Table 1. Scalar fields
    Field Descriptions
    Variable name Name of the scalar variable.
    SNMP OID Name of the SNMP OID assigned to the variable.
  4. Click the plus icon to add a column to the Variables table.
    Table 2. Table fields
    Field Descriptions
    Table name Replace _Table_Name_ with the name of the Variables table.
    Table OID Replace _Table_OID_ with the SNMP OID of table.
    New column name Replace _new-column-name_ with the column name.
    New OID Replace _new_OID_ with the SNMP OID of the column.
    If not found Select this check box to terminate discovery if no results are found.

Example

The following configuration is an example of the SNMP query operation.
Field Value
Hierarchy Network > Load Balancer
CI Type Radware Load Balancer
Pattern Radware Appdirector SNMP
Section create outgoing connections
Step number and Name 1. get farm table