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ITNM agents/stichers to discover Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) data
Today FEX information that can be obtained from SNMP requests from Cisco devices is being ignored by the official IBM discovery agents and stitchers.
Since this is official, standard data from Cisco devices, I see as counter-productive to have customers developing their own custom agents/stitchers to collect such data, that will have no support from IBM and could impact negatively ITNM (e.g., discovery performance, misinformation etc.).
Being Cisco one of the big players, and their devices the most commonly found in networks, I'd like to suggest that IBM should deliver an official, supported discovery agent and/or stitcher to collect FEX data from the devices.
The base OID to be used, according to Cisco, is 22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.691 and more details about the MIB can be found at https://bestmonitoringtools.com/mibdb/mibdb_search.php?mib=CISCO-ETHERNET-FABRIC-EXTENDER-MIB .
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