Enable SNMP on your Cisco Routers to watch SIP and other traffic

It’s pretty easy, just ssh (or telnet if you’re crazy) to your router and do this: # en # conf t # snmp-server community YOUR.SNMP.COMMUNITY ro # access-list 60 permit IP.OF.SNMP.DAEMON # snmp-server host IP.OF.SNMP.DAEMON YOUR.SNMP.COMMUNITY # snmp-server enable traps Now your favourite graphing software should be able to collect all the data you need.

October 28, 2008 · 1 min · 55 words · Matt G

Monitoring Asterisk with SNMP, Nagios and Nagios Administrator using Ubuntu LTS 8.0.4 Server

Gone are the days of tedious console only configuration of Nagios. While it’s an excellent system monitoring tool, it can be a little daunting to configure and setup. Not to mention editing 5 or 6 configuration files when adding one host. In April 2008, Nagios Administrator was released, which promises to deliver an easy to use administration interface for configuring your Nagios installation with ease. The interface allows for adding contacts, contact groups, services, operating systems, and other settings....

June 19, 2008 · 10 min · 2095 words · Matt G

Monitoring Asterisk 1.4 with SNMP and CACTI for pretty graphs!

This, wasn’t too easy to actually get going. Though I don’t have very much experience with SNMP, which may have been part of my problems. The whole SNMP / RES_SNMP with Asterisk is all very beta too from what I’ve been reading, and since the only other document really that I can find on setting this up, is by Mark Spencer himself, I hope this might help some other users out there too....

April 16, 2007 · 21 min · 4391 words · Matt G