15.8. Summary

In Chapter 14 you learned how to create a MIB to match an application, and in this chapter you learned how to create a MIB extension for the Net-SNMP agent to implement that MIB, as well as how to use the PostgreSQL interface library and RTA to retrieve the MIB data values from another daemon process. At this point you should feel comfortable that you could do this yourself from scratch.

You should also feel familiar enough with the structure of MIB and a Net-SNMP agent extension to hack new objects into the MIB and the code. There is no need to go back through generating skeleton code with mib2c. All you have to do is add the new objects to the MIB file (mostly cut-and-paste work), define new numbers for these variables in the list ...

Get Linux Appliance Design now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.