Home Traffic Analysis Traffic Analysis General Easily track SNMP MIB-II from your desktop using dVUE5X

I would like to introduce a little gadget today for network administrators or someone is SNMP MIB-II Dvue5 picinteresting about pulling information from your network gears. Last time I introduced old gadget, is called stg snmp tools, but it is very useful and powerful enough when you are troubleshooting your WAN or LAN link in real-time. It is a nice tools, but for the user who is not familar with MIB. Finding OID information would be the difficult part for them. No pain, No gain.

However, I bring some good news for those users today. Free OID tracker, it is called dVUE5X that is developed by SYS Technologies

dVUE5X is a powerful desktop utility that allows you to connect to any SNMP device and easily track a selected SNMP MIB-II object. You can choose from over 180 standard SNMP MIB-II objects, giving you the flexibility to quickly monitor and troubleshoot potential device problems ranging from interface performance to packet processing.

See below note how this little gadget would help your troubleshoot path along.

 

1. Download

You need to go website, http://www.dopplervue.com/dvue5.php and download it. In order to download it you need fill it out some your information. It was fairly quick response.
Currently, the garget support Window XP and Vista.

 

2. Install

Just extract source file and double click file "dVUE5xPro"

 

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- Below tiny window will pop up

 

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3. Setting

- Click "setting" on window(above)

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1. Input IP address of your device which is monitored by this gagdet. In this example, 192.168.1.1

2. Port for SNMP, default 161

3. Put "Community string" as CISCONET(default is public). Default SNMP community string, public, is not recommended for especially long term period of monitoirng without security plan for SNMP traffic.

4. Once click "Get info" button,
Gadget dVUE5X will pull device information thru MIB.


** in this case, community name is "CiscoNET" which must be matched with setting

CiscoNet_Router#conf t
CiscoNet_Router(conf)#snmp-server community CiscoNET ro

** Same Cisco SNMP command can be applied on different platform such as Nortel, Tasman and Adtran

 
 
- If all setting is correct, you will see below output

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- Click "+" to expand sub items. 

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- Click "ifTable" 

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- Check "ifInOctets = 2228773515"
** The number "2228773515" is cumulated numbers of Octets for inbound.
 

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- Click "Chat" button on bottom right to execute 

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- If you want, you can change intervals. I set 5/5 

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- There are 4 lines on graphic table 

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- Different color indicates different interface of the device.
- ifInOctets 1
- ifInOctets 3
- ifInOctets 15
- ifInOctets 16

 

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- How we know which number is which ?
- Type "show snmp mib ifmib ifindex" on your router(in this case, Cisco7200)


- ifInOctets 1 = Serail3/0
- ifInOctets 3 = FastEthernet1/0
- ifInOctets 15 = Ethernet4/3
- ifInOctets 16 = Ethernet4/4

 

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I hope this is informative for you and thank you for viewing.

Last Updated (Friday, 08 May 2009 15:17)

 
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