[Reconnoiter-users] Text vs Numeric Metrics

Patrick Hahn skorgu at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 14:31:24 EST 2012


Names changed to protect the guilty but a multiplier to coerce
'floats' into integers would be greatly appreciated:

FOO-SMI::ntpSysRootDispersion.0 = STRING: "0.083841"

2012/1/26 Theo Schlossnagle <jesus at omniti.com>:
> No. patches welcome :-)  Sounds like we'd need to alter the config syntax to
> hint at the datatype.
>
>
> 2012/1/26 viq <viq at viq.ath.cx>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 01:36:10PM -0500, Theo Schlossnagle wrote:
>> > Reconnoiter respects the type presented by SNMP.  Is the snmp agent
>> > saying
>> > those are text metrics?  You should be able to test this with an snmpget
>> > from the command line; the type will be displayed along with the value.
>>
>> I have a case where SNMP returns numbers marked as string, and didn't
>> manage to convince it to do otherwise. Can reconnoiter be made to
>> override that?
>>
>> > On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hello,
>> > >
>> > > I'm trying to get my Reconnoiter instance up and running again and I'm
>> > > running into an issue where some new SNMP metrics are getting added to
>> > > the database as text metrics rather than numeric.  Is there a way to
>> > > get Reconnoiter to properly classify these metrics?
>> > >
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