SNMP pollable temperature and humidity probes

Viewing trends of environmental conditions can be very helpful. The BitSight comes with its own graphical trends for displaying temperature, humidity, etc. over time.

ravica humidity trend

Did you know that these appliances support SNMP and that there is an OID available to gather the sensor measurements? Well, there is and you can use MRTG, Denika or other programs to gather it. Check out this Denika humidity trend graph we created by polling the SNMP OID on the BitSight:

MRTG (Multi-Router Traffic Grapher)
Denika Performance Trender

ravica humidity denika trend

Notice above that you can highlight any spike and drill in for greater detail.

- Mike


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