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Old 11-12-2008, 23:27
zibbax zibbax is offline
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Default SNMP Timeout errors

I have configured an SNMP item to check a cisco switch. The data does not populate, and it gives the error that it times out connecting to the host. I can snmpwalk or snmpget this host with this FQDN from the zabbix server without issue.

15575:20081211:151214 In get_value(key:.
15575:20081211:151214 In get_value_snmp(key:., oid:.
15575:20081211:151214 Standard processing
15575:20081211:151214 In snmp_normalize(oid:.
15575:20081211:151214 End of snmp_normalize(result:.
15575:20081211:151214 In get_snmp(oid:.
15575:20081211:151214 SNMP []
15575:20081211:151214 OID [.]
15575:20081211:151214 In get_value_SNMP() 0.2
15575:20081211:151214 In get_value_SNMP() 0.3
... snip ...
15575:20081211:151220 In get_value_SNMP() 0.4
15575:20081211:151220 In get_value_SNMP() 1
15575:20081211:151220 Timeout while connecting to []

Output from snmpwalk

]# snmpwalk -v2c -On -c mycom system
. = STRING: Cisco IOS Software, s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-IPSERVICESK9_WAN-VM), Version 12.2(33)SXH2a, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
Technical Support:
Copyright (c) 1986-2008 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Fri 25-Apr-08 20:02 by pro
. = OID: .
. = Timeticks: (925885317) 107 days, 3:54:13.17

The configuration of my Item

Description: SNMP Test
Type: (tried both SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 agent)
SNMP community: mycom
SNMP port: 161
Key: .
Type of information: (tried numeric, text, and character)
Status: Active

Let me know if you need any more information.
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