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Where is a MIB actually installed on the NMS (server eg ops manager) or on the device to be monitored

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I think on NMS ? - Is any part of a MIB installed on the device to be monitored.

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Can you please clarify what NMS you're speaking of.
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Operations Manager 2012 as example.  Or Cisco Prime possibly. Is it dependent on what NMS you are using?
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Is the MIB downloaded and installed on Operations Manager - or is a MIB something pushed out to the device you are monitoring
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I use Cisco Prime, the MIB is installed on the device for which you are performing, let's say, an SNMP walk.

Here is an article for CentOS:

http://www.pwrusr.com/system-administration/add-snmp-mibs-to-centos
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device for which you are performing ?- snmp walk - sorry still not clear. - So with cisco prime the MIB is installed on the device you are monitoring? or on cisco prime server/manager?
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Cisco prime server/manager.
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The MIB is installed on the server or monitoring software.  The device has embedded OIDs that match the definitions in the MIB file - thus why you need to install the file into the management software so that the OIDs are resolved to human readable events.
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Perfect thanks
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