[mrtg] Re: OID's

afroeland at dansystem.dk afroeland at dansystem.dk
Wed Apr 12 22:33:35 MEST 2000

Hi Josh

1) Take the MIB "import" it into your preferred MIB browser.

If you don?t have any yet take a look at GETIF from

2) Query you device using your MIB and the MIB browser.
You will then be able to see the description of each OID, and the value
returned from the

You can also read the MIB file (it is in text format) to see if you can
find what you are
looking fore. Normally the description is ok, it does however require some
training to
extract that actual OID with the human eye.

Andreas Froeland
E-mail: Afroeland at dansystem.dk

"Josh Hill" <xenolith at mounet.com> on 12-04-2000 19:49:36

To:   mrtg at list.ee.ethz.ch
cc:    (bcc: Andreas Frøland/Dansystem/DK)
Subject:  [mrtg] OID's

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If I have the MIB for something, how do I read it to find what OID's I
need to do other things?  Is there a breakdown for what each
section in the OID is?
Thanks again

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