To be able to use the GLOBAL OBJECTS a methodic approach must be followed.
The tasks below should be performed to get a working and scalable configuration. ·
The naming is very important to easily identify the entities and what they are used for. By Default a Global Object represent a performance indicator or a set of performance indicator. If the object is used for the monitoring of a single or of multiple SNMP data from a single server then the object may contain the server name and a synthetic description likes: SRV1-AVIALABILITY .
If for exemple you should monitor the operationnal status of a network interface on multiple routers like in the example blow:
The naming covention is:
RTR for routers
FRA, BRA, AUS the international three letter of the country
IF0, IF1, the network interface number
OperStatus a description of what we collect (here the ifoperstatus SNMP object)