Need to collect CPU and Memory usage metrics for S-Series Force 10 switch. Failed to do this when attempting to monitor this device with the snmpcollector probe or from the snmpget or snpmtoolkit probes after loading the set up Force 10 MIBs in these probes.
How do you collect CPU and Memory Usage metrics from S-Series Force 10 switches?
The S-Series Force 10 switches have not been certified for monitoring CPU or memory with the snmpcollector probe. It would be necessary to open a device certification request to have this monitoring added to the list of certified devices. See the following Knowledge Document for the process to follow to get this certification:
KB000009900 : SNMPCOLLECTOR - New Device Certification Request Process
The CPU and memory OIDs for the S-Series Force 10 switch are members of a table OID so they cannot be monitored using the snmpget probe.
The snmptoolkit probe is no longer supported, but can be used to monitor these metrics. It would required building the appropriate snmptoolkit.dta file to access these metrics based on the OID information from the appropriate set of Force 10 MIB files that would have to be provided by the device manufacturer. Instructions for building the snmptoolkit.dta file can be found in the probe's Wiki documents starting at the following location:
Because the snmptoolkit probe is no longer supported, any defects encountered with using this probe will not be fixed.
The preferred solution is to open a certification request to add monitoring of the S-Series Force 10 switch CPU and Memory metrics to the snmpcollector probe.