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Module Version: 3.01   Source   Latest Release: SNMP-Info-3.20

NAME ^

SNMP::Info::Entity - SNMP Interface to data stored in ENTITY-MIB. RFC 2737

AUTHOR ^

Max Baker

SYNOPSIS ^

 # Let SNMP::Info determine the correct subclass for you. 
 my $entity = new SNMP::Info(
                          AutoSpecify => 1,
                          Debug       => 1,
                          DestHost    => 'myswitch',
                          Community   => 'public',
                          Version     => 2
                        ) 
    or die "Can't connect to DestHost.\n";

 my $class      = $entity->class();
 print "SNMP::Info determined this device to fall under subclass : $class\n";

DESCRIPTION ^

ENTITY-MIB is used by Layer 2 devices from Brocade, Cisco, HP, and more.

See RFC 2737 for full details.

Create or use a device subclass that inherit this class. Do not use directly.

For debugging purposes you can call this class directly as you would SNMP::Info

 my $entity = new SNMP::Info::Entity (...);

Inherited Classes

none.

Required MIBs

ENTITY-MIB

MIBs can be found at ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v2/v2.tar.gz

GLOBALS ^

none.

TABLE METHODS ^

These are methods that return tables of information in the form of a reference to a hash.

Entity Table

$entity->e_index()

Index

(entPhysicalIndex)

$entity->e_alias()

Human entered, not usually used.

(entPhysicalAlias)

$entity->e_class()

Stack, Module, Container, Port ...

(entPhysicalClass)

$entity->e_descr()

Human Friendly

(entPhysicalClass)

$entity->e_fwver()

(entPhysicalFirmwareRev)

$entity->e_fru()

BOOLEAN. Is a Field Replaceable unit?

(entPhysicalFRU)

$entity->e_hwver()

(entPhysicalHardwareRev)

$entity->e_id()

This is human entered and not normally used.

(entPhysicalAssetID)

$entity->e_map()

See MIB.

(entAliasMappingIdentifier)

$entity->e_model()

Model Name of Entity.

(entPhysicalModelName)

$entity->e_name()

More computer friendly name of entity. Parse me.

(entPhysicalName)

$entity->e_parent()

0 if root.

(entPhysicalContainedIn)

$entity->e_port()

Maps Entity Table entries to the Interface Table (IfTable) using $entity->e_map()

$entity->e_pos()

The relative position among all entities sharing the same parent.

(entPhysicalParentRelPos)

$entity->e_serial()

(entPhysicalSerialNum)

$entity->e_swver()

(entPhysicalSoftwareRev)

$entity->e_type()

This is an OID, which gets munged into the object name if the right MIB is loaded.

(entPhysicalVendorType)

$entity->e_vendor()

Vendor of Module.

(entPhysicalMfgName)

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