Enabling Monitoring

Enabling Monitoring

Perform the steps below to enable monitoring for a device, using the interface of your choice, either the CLI or the web.

Using the CLI

  1. Go to the device’s management settings:
    cd /settings/devices/<device_name>/management/
  2. Configure monitoring for the applicable protocol:
    • 1. SNMP:
      • 1.1. Version 1:
        set snmp=yes snmp_version=v1 snmp_commmunity=<community> monitoring_snmp=yes monitoring_snmp_template=<template_name> monitoring_snmp_interval=<interval_seconds>
      • 1.2. Version 2:
        set snmp=yes snmp_version=v2 snmp_commmunity=<community> monitoring_snmp=yes monitoring_snmp_template=<template_name> monitoring_snmp_interval=<interval_seconds>
      • 1.3. Version 3:
        set snmp=yes snmp_version=v3 snmpv3_username=<user> snmpv3_security_level=<noauthnopriv|authnopriv|authpriv> snmpv3_authentication_algorithm=<md5|sha> snmpv3_authentication_password=<password> snmpv3_privacy_algorithm=<des|aes> snmpv3_privacy_password=<passphrase> monitoring_snmp=yes monitoring_snmp_template=<template_name> monitoring_snmp_interval=<interval_seconds>
    • 2. IPMI
      • 2.1. Using same credential as access:
        set ipmi=yes credential=use_same_as_access monitoring_ipmi=yes monitoring_ipmi_template=<template> monitoring_ipmi_interval=<interval_seconds>
      • 2.2. Using a different credential for management:
        set ipmi=yes credential=use_specific username=<user> password=<password> monitoring_ipmi=yes monitoring_ipmi_template=<template> monitoring_ipmi_interval=<interval_seconds>
  1. Save the changes:
    commit

Using the Web Interface

1. Click on Managed Devices.

2. Check which devices may support monitoring.

3. Click on the name of a device that supports monitoring.

4. Click on the Management tab.

5. Enable and configure the protocol.

5.1 For SNMP, click on the SNMP checkbox to enable it, select the version, and enter the required SNMP configuration according to the selected version.

For SNMP version 1 or 2, enter the SNMP Community:



For SNMP version 3, enter username, security level, authentication algorithm and password, privacy algorithm and password:

5.2 For IPMI, choose between using the same credentials used for access:

or if you want to a different credential for management and monitoring:

6. Enable monitoring for the applicable protocol.

6.1 For SNMP, click on the checkbox under monitoring to enable it, select a template, and configure the collection interval.

6.2 For IPMI, click on the checkbox under monitoring to enable it, select a template and configure the collection interval

7. Click on Save.


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