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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Nexenta has SNMP capability. Configured from the Web interface, you can set the various communities for SNMP version. But there is more. You can improve it a lot using the Nexenta Management Console (NMC).
Here we are, VMware ESXi 5 is installed on the Z68 motherboard. One of the first thing to do is enable SNMP to be able to actually get remote information on what happens to the beast :) Later on, we’ll be able to get pretty graphs to show how the virtual infrastructure lives.
Here’s how I did enable and configure SNMP on my ESXi. This is the free instance, without any vCenter.
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I already configured Munin to monitor my Synology DS409slim. Today, I’m going to configure Munin to monitor my Apple Airport Extreme, using SNMP.
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