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System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

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  • 1.  System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Jan 28, 2016 11:26 PM

    Base on the doc, the SNMP Traps Receiver is used for System up-time, Network interface statistics [up/down], Process monitoring information, Disk usage, CPU load information, Memory usage

     

    May I know what's the usage of System Monitoring?



  • 2.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Jan 29, 2016 01:15 AM

    Is your Q about the GUI 'System Monitoring'.....

     

    Not all customer have a SNMP management product [or even understand SNMP].... We've also exposed additional reporting in the GUI and it can provide some monitoring trend where as most [not all] of the OID are point in time values that need to be read and then mapped against a time-line..... plus System Monitoring is just their and easy....

     

    HTH



  • 3.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Jan 29, 2016 05:47 AM
    nope, I am referring to "Administration > Server Manager > Server Configuration > System Monitoring"

    may I know what's the usage of this SNMP as compared to the SNMP trap receiver?


  • 4.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Jan 31, 2016 06:45 PM
    can anyone advise?


  • 5.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Jan 31, 2016 11:53 PM

    This is where you need to set your SNMP R/O communites strings..... i.e. your R/O community like 'public'.

     



  • 6.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Feb 01, 2016 01:56 AM
    "SNMP traps receiver" can add the SNMP details such as community strings too.. anyone else can advise please?


  • 7.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver
    Best Answer

    Posted Feb 01, 2016 06:51 AM

    Hi Ray,

     

    You can speficy the SNMP configuration(Community String/V3Credentials) under Server Manager >> Server Configuration >> System Monitoring. And add the ClearPass server to any NMS with the same SNMP configuration for basic Monitoring like Memory/CPU usage, server up-time and basic system configuration as shown below.

     

    System Monitoring.png

     

    The System Monitoring will allow the NMS to poll(SNMP) the ClearPsss to check the above status and basic system configuration.

     

    Configuring "SNMP Traps Receivers" is where the ClearPass server will send the Traps to the specified receivers.



  • 8.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Feb 01, 2016 08:18 AM
    thanks for the reply. any idea if can get alerts if node is dropped from the cluster?


  • 9.  RE: System Monitoring vs SNMP Traps Receiver

    Posted Feb 01, 2016 12:59 PM

    Hi Ray,

     

    The ClearPass System Event will log errors, when a node goes out of sync. You can notify the events(WARN or ERROR) by means of Cluster-Wide Parameters >> Notifications  or Syslog Export.

     

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