Operations Manager: SNMP based monitors and numeric expressions workaround

Operations Manager allows creating monitors based on either SNMP traps received or the data returned from an OID probe poll. Monitors of that type may be created using the OpsMgr Operations Console. David published a step-by-step guide on how to create a simple SNMP probe based monitor. The procedure for SNMP traps is quite similar. […]

Operations Manager allows creating monitors based on either SNMP traps received or the data returned from an OID probe poll. Monitors of that type may be created using the OpsMgr Operations Console. David published a step-by-step guide on how to create a simple SNMP probe based monitor. The procedure for SNMP traps is quite similar. Unfortunately the monitors created by the wizards will not work correctly with numeric expressions (Greater than / Less than etc.). The logic will treat any value received from an SNMP network device as string.

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