SNMP example 4.3 – Create SNMP queries from several OID queries

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SNMP example 4.3 – Create SNMP queries from several OID queries
You can create SNMP queries from any number of OID queries.

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A classic example for a SNMP profile consisting of several OIDs is the determination of the fill level of the cartridge.

The used OIDs are:
1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.8.1.1 = Max. toner level (Cyan)
1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.9.1.1 = Current toner level (Cyan)

In order to determine this value, the current fill value has to be subtracted from the maximum fill value and divided by 100. The sum of this result is the current fill value in percent (%).

We create a SNMP query and call it “Cyan”. We choose Marker as the category and specify manufacturer and model for this query. We then create 2 OID queries with the category Marker:
We choose the color Cyan and the max. capacity. We enter 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.8.1.1 as the OID and confirm with “OK”. Now we create the second query with current capacity. We enter 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.11.1.1.9.1.1 as the OID and again confirm with “OK”.

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SNMP Example 4.4 – Edit a SNMP query

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In order to edit a SNMP query, you can directly click “…” of the respective query in the Monitoring tab or get to this view via the SNMP profiles. The function Edit enables you to edit all previously defined values for this SNMP query. The category of the query cannot be subsequently edited.

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SNMP Example 4.5 – Creating a report including page prices

Article descriptionExample 4.5: Creating a report including page prices

Best Practice:
We recommend to provide a separate server for the Monitoring function so that all environments can be controlled.
Create a new performance profile in the Center to collect SNMP data and disable the collection of SNMP data in all other performance profiles so that all data will be recorded once from a central point.

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Switch to the Monitoring tab and create the OID queries for color pages and monochrome print.

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Please take the OIDs from the MIB files of the respective manufacturer. Choose Page Counter (color) or Page Counter (mono) as OID category. With this setting the OIDs are connected to the report.

Open Reporting (under the tab Extras) and create a report containing page prices.

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