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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 2, 2014

ITNM SNMP poll definition should allow setting specific index

When trying to snmp poll for e.g. a routing engine teperature index it resulted that it is not possible to query directly from the basic threshold policy on an indexed OID like 1.3.6.1.4.1.2636.3.1.13.1.7.9.1.0.0. It is only possible to poll for the whole OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.2636.3.1.13.1.7 (&SNMP.VALUE.jnxOperatingTemp) and then try to filter. However this is only possible in advanced definition in General Threshold and not in Basic Threshold. This makes it impossible to store the historical data for specific components monitored as only Basic Threshold enables it. Even then Basic Threshold would force us to store all data from all indexes under main OID which is not scalable and difficult to maintain. It also generates a problem when displaying alerts (there is just an index ID) as we don't want to monitor all objects but a selected ones.
It should be possible to configure the indexed OIDs with both Thresholds so enable selcting specific data.

Idea Priority Medium
Use Case
We want to monitor selected specific SNMP indexes e.g. for network device component temperature. We want to be alerted only about these specific components and we want to store historical poll data.
RFE ID 60047
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Network Manager
  • Guest
    Apr 12, 2019

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - ITSM Operations
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager

  • Guest
    Oct 11, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - ITSM Operations
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Tivoli
    Product family - Event & Network Management
    Product - Tivoli Network Manager