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SNMP for call info from a Cisco AS5400 Call Collector

by enigmae (Pilgrim)
on Oct 04, 2002 at 15:51 UTC ( #202773=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

enigmae has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Greetings,
I have been researching the SNMP access methods from PERL for collecting information from a CISCO AS5400 router/modem bank. I originally wanted to test my code on the 5400 but thought i would ask around if there are problems with running code on a production system in SNMP? Is there a way to mess up equipment using SNMP from over a network or should i test code by using a local SNMP service then try it on the production system. I spec'ed PERL and Net::SNMP for my language and access system however i can't seem to find an SNMP server/service for linux that i can install locally (redhat 7.3) I have found many programs for seeing MIB's on networks etc... but no snmp services. I hope this isn't too off-topic for this site,
thanks for your time and comments.
Enigmae
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Re: SNMP... Cisco AS5400... (SNMP is pretty safe)
by ybiC (Prior) on Oct 04, 2002 at 16:23 UTC
Re: SNMP for call info from a Cisco AS5400 Call Collector
by dada (Chaplain) on Oct 04, 2002 at 16:16 UTC
    have you considered using MRTG?

    cheers,
    Aldo

    King of Laziness, Wizard of Impatience, Lord of Hubris

      Hi,
      I have used MRTG for showing statistics on the CISCO switches however management wants a more detailed report then MRTG provides ( taking serveral different MIBS to determine # of calls, # of bad calls, dropped calls, etc... then query the CAS(conditional access system) database to see if errors in the command stream are related to call-collector problems.) but I think i will look at it to see if it would benefit some other aspect of the process.
      Thanks for your reply,
      Enigmae

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