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SolarWinds SNMP Walk: A new tool for collecting SNMP MIB walks

Updated December 14th, 2017

 

Troubleshooting issues may require the collection of SNMP walks.  Use the SolarWinds SNMP Walk tool to collect SNMP walk data.

To see a short video on using this tool, go here.

Environment

This article applies to all SolarWinds products that use the SolarWinds MIB.

Benefits

  • Easy to use - Windows GUI
  • Flexible - no installation requires, just download and run
  • Reliable - improved support of devices that have some issues in SNMP implementation

Known limitations

  • IPv6 is not supported so far 

 

The default location of the SolarWinds SNMP Walk tool is C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\SnmpWalk.exe.


External Customer download link:

Steps to use 

  1. Log in to the polling engine polling the device.
  2. Open C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion and run SNMPWalk.exe
  3. Enter IP address of Node, Community String, SNMP Port, SNMP version and if using SNMPv3, enter the SNMPv3 authentication details. The details used should be the same as used in Orion to monitor the device.
  4. Click Scan and then save the resulting text file.
  5. Review the OIDs returned from the device and the values for the OIDs.
  6. Compare the OIDs supported by the device against those Orion polls and compare the values returned to those reported in the Web console.
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