xmc alarms by device name not IP address

  • 1
  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 2 months ago
  • Answered

I want XMC to create alarms , that have the device name rather or  including the device IP address, we  have over 800 devices on site , so a name on the email is more informative than and IP address

Photo of Rod Robertson

Rod Robertson

  • 2,344 Points 2k badge 2x thumb
  • Happy

Posted 2 months ago

  • 1
  • 1
Photo of Ronald Dvorak

Ronald Dvorak, Embassador

  • 45,586 Points 20k badge 2x thumb
Please take a look into this post....

https://community.extremenetworks.com/extreme/topics/netsight-email-alert-for-core-device-not-popula...

$deviceNickName should provide what you are looking for.
Photo of Bharathiraja, Suresh

Bharathiraja, Suresh, Employee

  • 3,444 Points 3k badge 2x thumb
Hi Rob,

Are you all set with your request ? are you getting the system name in your alarm now ?

Thanks,
Suresh.B
Photo of Rod Robertson

Rod Robertson

  • 2,344 Points 2k badge 2x thumb
Hi
yes |I am many thanks , next question , I want to increase the polling time for SNMP to the hardware devices as currently we have multiple systems using SNMP while we work on XMC and we are getting a few false positives.
Photo of Jared Harvey

Jared Harvey

  • 180 Points 100 badge 2x thumb
I had an issue with false positives as well. Within Extreme Management Center web portal, navigate to Administration > Options > SNMP and turn the SNMP retries and timeouts up to decrease the rate of false positives. Be aware, however, that increasing this increases the time it takes to be notified of a positive result for a device that is actually down.