SNMP monitor adapter event

The elements contained in the SNMP monitor event are different, based on the value defined for the <mibs-directory> element in the adapter configuration.

The following table describes the elements of the SNMP monitor adapter event with <mibs-directory> element defined.

SNMP monitor adapter event elements with the <mibs-directory> element defined

Element

Description

<host>

Specifies the host computer that generated the trap

<sysuptime>

Specifies the time at which the trap was generated, expressed in 1/100 seconds from the start of the application that generated the trap

<enterprise>

Specifies the enterprise OID or STRING

This element is used for v1 traps only; it is empty for v2c traps.

<trap-type>

Specifies the type of trap string

<varbinds>

Contains the <varbind> elements

<varbind>

Contains the details of an incoming trap

<oid>

Specifies the OID for the incoming trap

<name>

Specifies the OID reference name for the incoming trap

<value>

Specifies the OID value for the incoming trap


The following figure shows an XML sample of the SNMP monitor adapter event with <mibs-directory> defined.

XML sample of the SNMP monitor adapter event with <mibs-directory> element defined

<trap>
  <host>local host</host>
  <sysuptime>value in 1/100 seconds</sysuptime>
  <enterprise>text</enterprise>
  <trap-type>text</trap-type>
  <varbinds>
    <varbind>
      <oid>text</oid>
      <name>text</name>
      <value>text</value>
    </varbind>
  </varbinds>
</trap>

Note

To use the data from the monitor adapter event in a triggered process, a Job Input Parameter, inputevent, must be created on the Start activity of the process. The <data> element from the monitor adapter event populates this input. For more information, see Creating rules in the TrueSight Orchestration Platform online documentation.


The following table describes the elements of the SNMP monitor adapter event without the definition of the <mibs-directory> element.

SNMP monitor adapter without <mib-directory> definition elements

Element

Description

<host>

Specifies the host computer that generated the trap

<sysuptime>

Specifies the time at which the trap was generated, expressed in 1/100 seconds from the start of the application that generated the trap

<enterprise>

Specifies the enterprise OID or STRING

This element is used for v1 traps only; it is empty for v2c traps.

<generic-trap-type>

Specifies the generic trap type

<specific-trap-type>

Specifies the specific trap type

<varbinds>

Contains the <varbind> elements

<varbind>

Contains the details of an incoming trap

<oid>

Specifies the OID for the incoming trap

<value>

Specifies the OID value for the incoming trap


The following figure shows an XML sample of the SNMP monitor adapter event without the <mibs-directory> element defined.

The sample is applicable for SNMPv1, SNMPv2, and SNMPv3 traps.

XML sample of the SNMP monitor adapter event without the <mibs-directory> element defined

<trap>
  <host>10.10.255.255</host>
  <sysuptime>value in 1/100 seconds</sysuptime>
  <enterprise>text</enterprise>
  <generic-trap-type>text</generic-trap-type>
  <specific-trap-type>text</specific-trap-type>
  <varbinds>
    <varbind>
      <oid>text</oid>
      <value>text</value>
    </varbind>
  </varbinds>
</trap>
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