I regularly check my pf(4) activity using pfctl(8) and pflogd(8). I already monitored pf using collectd(1) and rrdtool. This time, I wanted to use my already configured InfluxDB/Grafana system. The thing is, Telegraf is not (yet) available in OpenBSD 6.3. So I used a Telegraf container to remotely poll OpenBSD using the native SNMP OPENBSD-PF-MIB.
I already wrote about how to enable and configure SNMP on VMware ESXi 5. But I was quite short on what you really get from SNMP. Here’s a bit more details.
I never had issues with MIB files on my OpenBSD boxes but my new Debian 6 (Squeeze) system seem to not have the Management Information Base (MIB) files installed correctly.
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