snmptd - interface name in different PDU variables based on vendor that sources trap?

Discussion created by mjanulis on Oct 26, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 27, 2010 by ntimm



if we take IF-MIB linkUp/linkDown snmp traps, we modified suppression key to include interface name based on PDU variable in snmptrap message (as example of suppression key: LinkState $4) in order to catch multiple interface flaps from same device at the same time in unique alarms.


This works as expected on Cisco equipment as PDU variable #4 is actual interface name.  However what we observed that other network equipment vendors (such as Juniper), have interface name as different PDU variable #.  This breaks expected operation :smileysad:


Any ideas how to adapt above logic to include multi-vendor support?