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The product should cater for duplicate SNMP Labels across MIBs
Description: Allow ITNM to handle duplicate SNMP Labels across multiple MIBs. We have two MIB files that both contain the same Labels (difference equipment models). In order to get the Poller, MIB Browser and MIB Graph tools to work for this equipment, we had to edit one of the MIB files and alter the Labels to be unique across the two files. Finding the root cause of the problem took time and effort.
The SNMP standards make no special case preventing the use of duplicate Labels.
ITNM should at a minimum warn the client that duplicate mib_objects.oLabel values exist in NCMIB when the client attempts to use the tools.
Preferably, the product should cater for duplicate Labels, as does the standard.
Other SNMP polling products I have used have this capability.
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