Tag: SNMP

Custom Device Labels in “The Dude” nms

Custom Device Labels in “The Dude” nms

The Dude is a powerful network monitoring server from MikroTik. The majority of people I see only use it to monitor their MikroTik routers and wireless devices. In this article I will introduce you to a variety of ways I use The Dude to query SNMP values from many different types of devices.

Out of the box, The Dude will sometimes (if SNMP credentials are correct) display CPU load, memory and disk usage for monitored devices. This data is presented in the device’s label. The following screenshot illustrates how to edit the label.

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