Cisco Monitoring Using the Logs
Cisco log files are used to perform monitoring. Inspection of the log files as they are sent from the agent and comparison of the log files to known failure string will create alerts.
Setup Cisco SSH Access
Turn on SSH on the Cisco unit. SSH will be used by the agent to retrieve log files.
Update the Asset with the Authentication Credentials
Log into Engineering and go to the Cisco asset to be monitored
|Setting Up SSH|
|MIBS User Name||Exact User Name in Cisco|
|MIBS User Protocol||NOAUTH or SSH or TELNET|
|MIBS User Passphrase||Exact Password in Cisco|
Test the Configuration
Log into the agent.
This process will download the latest configuration from the hosting portal and gather the information from the unit and populate the asset in Engineering
Wait 30 minutes and examine the asset in Engineering
Something like this should show up:
Cisco monitoring also has the capabilities to update Firmware version and Serial Numbers from the log files.
Certain hardware statuses are monitored:
- Fan < 1200 RPM
- Temperature > 85.0