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opsview4.6:snmpinterfaces [2014/09/09 12:19]
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opsview4.6:snmpinterfaces [2014/10/13 16:55] (current)
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==== SNMP ifDescr Level ==== ==== SNMP ifDescr Level ====
-Some SNMP devices can have very long descriptions (ifDescr) for each interface on a device, mostly made up from common words.  There is a limit in Opsview that this description shouldn't exceed 52 characters else monitoring the interface will not work as expected (a 'duplicate interface' error may be shown at the bottom of the screen).+Some SNMP devices can have very long descriptions (ifDescr) for each interface on a device, mostly made up from common words.  There is a limit in Opsview that this description shouldn't exceed 52 characters otherwise monitoring the interface will not work as expected (a 'duplicate interface' error may be shown at the bottom of the screen).
Setting this option can remove common words to reduce the length of each interface ifDescr and help to avoid duplicate interfaces. Setting this option can remove common words to reduce the length of each interface ifDescr and help to avoid duplicate interfaces.
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^ Setting ^ Words Removed ^ ^ Setting ^ Words Removed ^
-| Off (default) | N/A |+| Off (default) | None |
| Level 1 | 'Nortel Ethernet', 'Nortel', 'Routing', 'Module' | | Level 1 | 'Nortel Ethernet', 'Nortel', 'Routing', 'Module' |
 +| Level 2 | Trailing spaces removed |
 +| Level 3 | 'PCI Express', 'Quad Port', 'Gigabit', 'Server' |
 +| Level 4 | 'Corrigent systems', ', , '|
 +| Level 5 | 'Ethernet', 'Frontpanel', 'RJ45', '1000BASE-T', '- no sfp inserted' |
-Further levels may be added in the future.  The level should not be changed once monitoring is working to prevent loss of historical data.+Levels are cumulative. Further levels may be added in the future.  The level should not be changed once monitoring is working to prevent loss of historical data.
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**Note**: you should set maximum check attempts to 1 because a subsequent invocation may have no discards and a notification will not get raised **Note**: you should set maximum check attempts to 1 because a subsequent invocation may have no discards and a notification will not get raised
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====== Limitations ====== ====== Limitations ======
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