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Title:check_snmp WARNING
FAQ ID:F0208
Submitted By:Subhendu Ghosh 
Last Updated:12/22/2003

Description:check_snmp plugins returns a WARNING status when no -w option has been specified or the -w threshold has not been reached. 

Solution:

check_snmp returns a WARNING if the local net-snmp or ucd-snmp installation has MIB files with incorrect syntax.

Solutions:

1. Prevent check_snmp from loading the MIBs (default behaviour) by using numeric oids AND using the "-m :" option

or

2. run the snmpget command on the command line, check which MIB files is the problem, and correct it.

 

Keywords:snmp warning