SNMP for Catalyst 2916

Posted on 2002-03-18
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
   I am have problem with SNMP on a catalyst 2916 it is not providing correct data to my SNMP software which is Solarwinds and MRTG while the physical interface shows data flow in-out of the interface the SNMP software does not show any data.
Anyone out there have any idea why this is happening please let me know.

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Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) C2900XL Software (C2900XL-H-M), Version 11.2(8)SA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (f
Copyright (c) 1986-1998 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Tue 03-Feb-98 14:59 by rheaton
Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x001A22AC

ROM: Bootstrap program is C2900XL boot loader

STMCIR-sw uptime is 47 minutes
System restarted by reload
Running default software

cisco WS-C2916M-XL (PowerPC403GA) processor (revision 0x11) with 4096K/1024K byt
es of memory.
Processor board ID FAA0216S0KD, with hardware revision 0x00
Last reset from warm-reset
16 Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.
Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:10:0B:3D:87:00
Configuration register is 0xF
Question by:mshamsi
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Do you have the correct MIBs for the 2900?  Are you using the correct OID values for the information you want to see?  Are you matching your community strings correctly?
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Get a tool called getif (search which is free and allows you to "walk" mibs and graph realtime values like bytes in/out of an interface.

You may have a problem with indexes and getif will help you solve that. For example, I had a similar problem with Bay interfaces. And it turned out that whenever you rebooted or added an interface or deleted an interface the index numbers for all interfaces changed.

getif will help you solve this kind of problem.

Good luck.
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Sorry. I remembered to add the link to getif as an afterthought . . .

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