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Foglight for Integrations 5.9.4 - User and Reference Guide

Using Foglight for Integrations Reference

Configuring Agent Properties for the SNMP Trap Agent

The SNMP Trap Agents can be configured based on the parameters listed below.

Integration Servlet URL — The URL of the Management Server (FMS) that receives the trap from the agent. Change this from localhost to the name or IP address and port number of the Management Server. For example: http://123.456.78.9:8080/Integration/Write.

For more information about Agent Properties, see the Foglight Administration and Configuration Guide.

Troubleshooting

They are recognized as unformatted traps. There is a configuration option in the Agent Properties dashboard for the SNMPTrapAgentCartridge UI to report these as alarms. They can also be logged.

There is a configuration option in the Agent Properties for the SNMPTrapAgentCartridge UI.

A MIB cannot have items removed from it. Any MIB loaded a second time only adds new symbols or changes some existing symbols.

Yes, but only the first MIB definition is recognized. Split the MIIBs into separate files and reload them individually.

Set the parameters in the Administration > Agents > Agent Properties dashboard.

In order to start a trap receiver agent, the Foglight Agent Manager must be installed. It should be installed as ROOT if you want to run it on the default port of 162. If run as NON-ROOT, you must configure a port higher than 1024 in the agent properties (Administration > Agent > Agent Properties).

Receiving Acknowledged and Cleared Commands

XML data is used to receive Acknowledge and Clear commands from third-party systems.

The following XML elements are utilized.

Table 5. XML elements

clearAlarms

This is the element that lists the alarms to be cleared (one or more).

id

When beneath the clearAlarms element or the acknowledgeAlarms element, this is the id of the alarm as assigned in Foglight. This id would originally be passed to the external system from Foglight in the outgoing XML. The field in that XML is called <uniqueId>.

acknowledgeAlarms

This is similar to the clearAlarms element but is used to acknowledge alarms.

clearAlarm

This element is used to clear a single alarm. The alarmId is passed using an attribute in the format id=”xxx”.

acknowledgeAlarm

This element is similar to the clearAlarm element, but is used to acknowledge a single alarm.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<alarmActions xmlns="http://www.quest.com/xml/ns/foglight/ integration/alarmActions"

xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/ XMLSchema-instance"

xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.quest.com/xml/ns/foglight/ integration/alarmActions

../src/META-INF/alarm_actions.xsd">

<clearAlarms>

<id>e696b857-11f0-4eb6-b3db-8542dc34f38a</id>

</clearAlarms>

 

<acknowledgeAlarms>

<id>f554t857-11f0-4eb6-b3db-8542dc34f38a</id>

</acknowledgeAlarms>

 

<clearAlarm id="o987y651-11f0-4eb6-b3db-8542dc34f38a"/>

<acknowledgeAlarm id="f987a651-11f0-4eb6-b3db-8542dc34f38a"/>

</alarmActions>

Viewing Alarms

To view alarms, access the Alarms dashboard. For more information about viewing alarms, see the Foglight User Guide

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