I am trying to create a new poller that will get me the actual model of a cisco device instead of the generic model. EX. im getting 3560 and i need it to display WS-C3560X-24P-S.
I found the OID that gives me the desired result but I cannot click where it says "Yes, The data source is reasonable" because at the top it says
" You need to transform the multiple values into a single value or select a different OID. Orion expects a single String in for MachineType. The selected data source returns multiple values."
I have looked at the formula page on here and all related links on the solarwinds site and I still don't know what I need to enter to be able to create this.
Here is the OID in case you want to see the message also: 188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11
Anyone dealt with this or know what I need to enter to get to create this poller?
This exact issue has been solved previously. I've added the link to that post below. I tested on my system and works fine.
In addition to that solution, this is how i do it. If you use NCM in your environment, you can also query the column "Model" in the table "Orion.HardwareHealth.HardwareInfoBase" or in SWIS the shortcut Orion.Nodes.HardwareHealthInfos.Model for this same data.
When I do most of my queries I do something like:
SELECT ISNULL(n.HardwareHealthInfos.Model, n.MachineType) as Model
FROM Orion.Nodes n
This looks in the Model column and uses that value assuming it isn't blank, if it is blank it uses the standard Model field from NPM.
I also have this problem with NEC Microwave Radios. The SysName (and contact/location etc) is presented as a Table with 1 row. I cannot find an example anywhere about how to select just the first row. Any help would be great if you managed to fix your problem.
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