Applies To:Show Versions
- 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0
Monitoring Third-Party Servers with SNMP
Overview: SNMP monitoring of third-party servers
- On the Main tab, click.The Monitors List screen opens.
- On the Main tab, click.The Monitor List screen opens.
- ClickCreate.The New Monitor screen opens.
- Type a name for the monitor.Monitor names are limited to 63 characters.
- From theTypelist, select one of these options:SNMP DCAUse this monitor to specify new values for CPU, memory, and disk metrics.SNMP DCA BaseUse this monitor to specify values for metrics other than CPU, memory, and disk usage.
- From theTypelist, selectSNMP.
Defining a third-party host server that is running SNMP
- On the Main tab, click.The Server List screen opens.
- ClickCreate.The New Server screen opens.
- In theNamefield, type a name for the server.Server names are limited to 63 characters.
- From theProductlist, select a third-party host server or selectGeneric Host.The server type determines the metrics that the system can collect from the server.
- In the Address List area, add the IP addresses of the server.
You can add more than one IP address, depending on how the server interacts with the rest of your network.
- Type an external (public) IP address in theAddressfield, and then clickAdd.
- If you use NAT, type an internal (private) IP address in theTranslationfield, and then clickAdd.
- From theData Centerlist, select the data center where the server resides.
- From theProber Preferencelist, select the preferred type of prober(s).Inherit From Data CenterBy default, a server inherits the prober preference selection assigned to the data center in which the server resides.Inside Data CenterA server selects the probers from inside the data center where the server resides.Outside Data CenterA server selects the probers from outside the data center where the server resides.Specific Prober PoolSelect one of the Prober pools from the drop-down list. When assigning the Prober pool at the server level.Note:Prober pools are not used by the bigip monitor.
- From theProber Fallbacklist, select the type of prober(s) to be used if insufficient numbers of the preferred type are available.Inherit From Data CenterBy default, a server inherits the prober fallback selection assigned to the data center in which the server resides.Any AvailableFor selecting any available prober.Inside Data CenterA server selects probers from inside the data center where the server resides.Outside Data CenterA server selects probers from outside the data center where the server resides.NoneNo fallback probers are selected. Prober fallback is disabled.Specific Prober PoolSelect one of the probers from the list When you want to assign a prober pool at the server level.
- From theStatelist, selectEnabled.
- In the Health Monitors area, assign an SNMP monitor to the server by moving it from theAvailablelist to theSelectedlist.
- From theAvailability Requirementslist, select an option and enter any required values.All Health MonitorsBy default, specifies that all of the selected health monitors must be successful before the server is considered up (available).At LeastThe minimum number of selected health monitors that must be successful before the server is considered up.RequireThe minimum number of successful probes required from the total number of probers requested.
- From theVirtual Server Discoverylist, selectDisabled.
- In the Virtual Server List area, create a virtual server to represent (in a pool) the host server that you are creating.
- In theNamefield, type a name for the virtual server.
- In theAddressfield, type the IP address of the host server.
- From theService Portlist, selectSNMP.
- ClickFinished.The Server List screen opens displaying the new server in the list.