Solved

Tunnel Monitoring

Posted on 2011-02-23
4
1,019 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to monitor if tunnels are up on our ASA 5510.  I am using snmp via What's Up to communicate with the ASA.

I read somewhere that in order to monitor the tunnel directly that I should setup an interface using the VPN endpoint IP address and the utilize a script I found to monitor that interface.  I am not real familiar with ASA or IOS how would I setup and interface for this type of use.  I have about 10 tunnels I need to monitor.

Thanks for the help.

0
Comment
Question by:Steve Groner
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:pgolding00
ID: 34977256
are these ipsec vpn tunnels - presumably so? you most likely want to monitor a switch, router or server (something with fixed address that you expect to always be up) at the end of each tunnel.

can you post a link to the information you refer to regarding "an interface using the vpn endpoint ip address"?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Steve Groner
ID: 34987302
Sure thanks for responding.  This is a link the the information I saw, not very much help as you will see.

http://ipswitch.hivelive.com/posts/63a1120a6c

0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
pgolding00 earned 125 total points
ID: 35004406
ah, it makes sense now. they are creating additional "interface" monitoring points within whatsup, not in the cisco gear. there's nothing to do in the asa beyond permitting your whatsup server to make snmp queries to the asa.

hope this helps.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Steve Groner
ID: 35005051
Excellent.  Thank you.  Feel a little stupid, shows what happens when you fixate on on single thought too long..
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article assumes you have at least one Cisco ASA or PIX configured with working internet and a non-dynamic, public, address on the outside interface. If you need instructions on how to enable your device for internet, or basic configuration info…
Have you experienced traffic destined through a Cisco ASA firewall disappears and you do not know if the traffic stops in the firewall or somewhere else? The solution is the capture feature. This feature was released in 6.2(1) and works in all firew…
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …
As a trusted technology advisor to your customers you are likely getting the daily question of, ‘should I put this in the cloud?’ As customer demands for cloud services increases, companies will see a shift from traditional buying patterns to new…

831 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question