Cisco PingMib service
jaw+arguslist at tcp4me.com
Fri May 14 10:15:19 EDT 2004
| I'd like to write a new service for Argus, to add support for Cisco's
| ping mib (which asks the router to perform a ping).
| I've written an external program which does it, but I'd like to write it
| as a builtin service, so I can take advantage of the config file a bit
| better. (And avoid having community strings viewable via the web
| Can anyone give me some quick hints as to how I'd go about it. (I'm
| thinking along the lines of creating a sub-class of SNMP, but I'd like
| to hear from people in the know first)
well, the 'quick hint' is 'read the source'.
it is a bit more complex than sub-classing SNMP, since you
need to perform a series of different snmp queries.
and, FYI, adding support for RFC-2925 remote ping
is on my TODO list, but it will be a while.
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