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Inaccurate Cisco hardware health is in warning or critical state

Updated December 1, 2016

Overview

 

This article discusses the issue when Cisco devices like Cisco 3850, Cisco 4500 series, etc. are getting warning or critical hardware health state. You may receive invalid/false alerts for power supply voltage sensor and bias current sensor.

Environment

NPM version 12 and later

 

Cause 

This is due to a device preferred hardware polling method which is Cisco ENVMON MIB that is causing the issue that gives a warning or critical hardware health state.

 

Resolution

1. In the SolarWinds Web Console, click on the Settings.
2. Click Manage Nodes.
3. Find and select the node in question.
4. Click Edit Properties.
5. Near the bottom of this screen, find the section Hardware Health Polling.
6. From the drop-down menu, select CISCO-ENVMON-MIB.
7. Click Submit.

Let it poll for 10-15 minutes and see if the issue still persists.

 

 

 

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14:10, 12 Jun 2017

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