High CPU utilization by snmpcollector pollagent

Document ID : KB000044243
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue/Problem/Symptoms: 

Snmpcollector polling intermittently stops with pollagent utilizing high CPU.
      

Environment:  

snmpcollector 2.26

Cause: 

Total number metrics being collected exceeds the snmpcollector server's resource capacity

Resolution/Workaround:

1. Review the recommended snmpcollector Memory and Disk Requirements:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/en/alphabetical-probe-articles/snmpcollector-snmp-data-monitoring/snmpcollector-snmp-data-monitoring-release-notes/snmpcollector-memory-and-disk-requirements

2. Validate the total number of metrics being collected and if necessary disable metrics in the snmpcollector template that are no needed.

You will see something like this:
*** AGENT DUMP TOOL 05/25/16:14:57 ***
unknown:
Version = unknown
Build Label = unknown
Build Date = unknown

*** Number of polled Metrics: ###### ***