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Node variables

The following are valid node variables.

Node Variable

Description

${N=SwisEntity;M=AgentPort}

Node SNMP port number

${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.Allow64BitCounters}

Node allows 64-bit counters (1), or not (0)

${N=SwisEntity;M=AvgResponseTime}

Average node response time, in msec, to ICMP requests

${N=SwisEntity;M=BlockUntil}

Day, date, and time until which node polling is blocked

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferBgMissThisHour}

Device‑dependent count of big buffer misses on node in current hour, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.30

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferBgMissToday}

Device‑dependent count of big buffer misses on node in current day, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.30

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferHgMissThisHour}

Device‑dependent count of huge buffer misses on node in current hour, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.62

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferHgMissToday}

Device‑dependent count of huge buffer misses on node in current day, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.62

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferLgMissThisHour}

Device‑dependent count of large buffer misses on node in current hour, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.38

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferLgMissToday}

Device‑dependent count of large buffer misses on node in current day, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.38

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferMdMissThisHour}

Device‑dependent count of medium buffer misses on node in current hour, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.22

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferMdMissToday}

Device‑dependent count of medium buffer misses on node in current day, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.22

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferNoMemThisHour}

Count of buffer errors due to low memory on node in current hour

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferNoMemToday}

Count of buffer errors due to low memory on node in current day

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferSmMissThisHour}

Device‑dependent count of small buffer misses on node in current hour, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.14

${N=SwisEntity;M=BufferSmMissToday}

Device‑dependent count of small buffer misses on node in current day, queried with MIB 1.3.6.1.4.9.2.1.14

${N=SwisEntity;M=Caption}

User friendly node name

${N=SwisEntity;M=Community}

Node community string

${N=SwisEntity;M=Contact}

Contact information for person or group responsible for node

${N=SwisEntity;M=CPULoad}

Node CPU utilization rate at last poll

${N=SwisEntity;M=CustomPollerLastStatisticsPoll}

Day, date, and time of last poll attempt on node

${N=SwisEntity;M=CustomPollerLastStatisticsPollSuccess}

Day, date, and time that node was last successfully polled

${N=SwisEntity;M=NodeDescription}

Node hardware and software

${N=SwisEntity;M=DNS}

Fully qualified node name

${N=SwisEntity;M=DynamicIP}

If node supports dynamic IP address assignment via BOOTP or DHCP (1); static IP address return (0)

${N=SwisEntity;M=EngineID}

Internal unique identifier of the polling engine to which node is assigned

${N=SwisEntity;M=GroupStatus}

Filename of status icon for node and, in NPM, its interfaces

${N=SwisEntity;M=IOSImage}

Family name of Cisco IOS on node

${N=SwisEntity;M=IOSVersion}

Cisco IOS version on node

${N=SwisEntity;M=IP_Address}

Node IP address

${N=SwisEntity;M=IPAddressType}

Node IP address version (IPv4 or IPv6)

${N=SwisEntity;M=LastBoot}

Day, date and time of last node boot

${N=SwisEntity;M=LastSync}

Time and date of last node database and memory synchronization

${N=SwisEntity;M=Location}

Physical location of node

${N=SwisEntity;M=MachineType}

Node manufacturer or distributor and family or version information

${N=SwisEntity;M=MaxResponseTime}

Maximum node response time , in msec, to ICMP requests

${N=SwisEntity;M=MemoryUsed}

Total node memory used over polling interval

${N=SwisEntity;M=Stats.MinResponseTime}

Minimum node response time , in msec, to ICMP requests

${N=SwisEntity;M=NextPoll}

Day, date and time of next scheduled node polling

${N=SwisEntity;M=NextRediscovery}

Time of next node rediscovery

${N=SwisEntity;M=NodeID}

Internal unique identifier of node

${N=SwisEntity;M=PercentLoss}

ICMP packet loss percentage when node last polled

${N=SwisEntity;M=PercentMemoryUsed}

Percentage of total node memory used over polling interval

${N=SwisEntity;M=PollInterval}

Node polling interval, in seconds

${N=SwisEntity;M=RediscoveryInterval}

Node rediscovery interval, in minutes

${N=SwisEntity;M=ResponseTime}

Node response time, in milliseconds, to last ICMP request

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWAuthenticationKey}

SNMPv3 read/write credential authentication key

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWAuthenticationKeyIsPassword}

States if the SNMPv3 read/write credential authentication key is the password

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWAuthenticationMethod}

SNMPv3 read/write credential authentication method

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWContext}

SNMPv3 read/write security context information

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWPrivacyKey}

SNMPv3 read/write credential key

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWPrivacyKeyIsPassword}

States if the SNMPv3 read/write credential privacy key is the password

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWPrivacyMethod}

SNMPv3 read/write credential privacy encryption method

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

RWUsername}

User friendly name for SNMPv3 read/write credential

${N=SwisEntity;M=Severity}

A network health score determined additively by scoring the status of monitored objects. In NPM 1 point is provided for an interface in a warning state, 1000 points for a down interface, and 1 million points for a down node. In SAM, 100 points is provided for an application in a warning state, 200 points for an application in critical state, 500 is status is unknown, and 1000 for a down application.

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

AuthenticationKey}

SNMPv3 authentication key

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

AuthenticationKeyIsPassword}

States if node SNMPv3 authentication key is password

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

AuthenticationMethod}

SNMPv3 authentication type

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

Context}

Group or domain of user with SNMPv3 access to node

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

PrivacyKey}

SNMPv3 credential key

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

PrivacyKeyIsPassword}

States if node SNMPv3 credential key is the password

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

PrivacyMethod}

SNMPv3 credential key type

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPv3Credentials.

Username}

User friendly name for SNMPv3 credential

${N=SwisEntity;M=SNMPVersion}

States the version of SNMP used by the node

${N=SwisEntity;M=StatCollection}

Statistics collection frequency, in minutes

${N=SwisEntity;M=Status;F=Status}

Numerical node status. For more information, see Status Variables.

${N=SwisEntity;M=StatusDescription}

User friendly node status

${N=SwisEntity;M=StatusLED}

Filename of node status icon

${N=SwisEntity;M=SysName}

String reply to SNMP SYS_NAME OID request

${N=SwisEntity;M=SysObjectID}

Vendor ID of the network management subsystem in OID form. Clearly determines the type of node.

${N=SwisEntity;M=SystemUpTime}

Time, in hundredths of a second, either since network monitoring started (WMI) or since the monitored device rebooted (SNMP).  

${N=SwisEntity;M=TotalMemory}

Total node memory available

${N=SwisEntity;M=UnManaged}

States if node is currently unmanaged

${N=SwisEntity;M=UnManageFrom}

Day, date, and time when node is set to “Unmanaged”

${N=SwisEntity;M=UnManageUntil}

Day, date, and time when node is scheduled to be managed

${N=SwisEntity;M=Vendor}

Node manufacturer or distributor

${N=SwisEntity;M=VendorIcon}

Filename of node vendor logo