Using SNMP with a Greenplum Database System

Post date: Oct 10, 2014 12:14:17 AM

[root@sachi gpadmin]# rpm -qa|grep net-snmp



[root@sachi gpadmin]# 

[root@sachi ~]# rpm -qa|grep net-snmp-utils

[root@sachi ~]# yum install net-snmp-utils

Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit

adobe-linux-i386                                         |  951 B     00:00     

adobe-linux-x86_64                                       |  951 B     00:00     

chromium-el6                                             | 1.9 kB     00:00     

google-chrome                                            |  951 B     00:00     

google-chrome/primary                                    | 1.9 kB     00:00     

google-chrome                                                               3/3

google-chrome-32bit                                      |  951 B     00:00     

google-chrome-32bit/primary                              | 1.9 kB     00:00     

google-chrome-32bit                                                         3/3

google-chrome-64bit                                      |  951 B     00:00     

google-chrome-64bit/primary                              | 1.9 kB     00:00     

google-chrome-64bit                                                         3/3

gphd-admin-localrepo                                     | 2.9 kB     00:00 ... 

public_ol6_UEK_base                                      | 1.2 kB     00:00     

public_ol6_UEK_latest                                    | 1.2 kB     00:00     

public_ol6_latest                                        | 1.4 kB     00:00     

public_ol6_latest/primary                                |  41 MB     00:04     

public_ol6_latest                                                   26210/26210

rpmforge                                                 | 1.9 kB     00:00     

Setting up Install Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check

---> Package net-snmp-utils.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4 will be installed

--> Processing Dependency: net-snmp-libs = 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4 for package: 1:net-snmp-utils-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64

--> Running transaction check

---> Package net-snmp-libs.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.1.el6 will be updated

--> Processing Dependency: net-snmp-libs = 1:5.5-49.0.1.el6 for package: 1:net-snmp-5.5-49.0.1.el6.x86_64

---> Package net-snmp-libs.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4 will be an update

--> Running transaction check

---> Package net-snmp.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.1.el6 will be updated

---> Package net-snmp.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4 will be an update

--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved


 Package           Arch      Version                 Repository            Size



 net-snmp-utils    x86_64    1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4    public_ol6_latest    174 k

Updating for dependencies:

 net-snmp          x86_64    1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4    public_ol6_latest    306 k

 net-snmp-libs     x86_64    1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4    public_ol6_latest    1.5 M

Transaction Summary


Install       1 Package(s)

Upgrade       2 Package(s)

Total download size: 2.0 M

Is this ok [y/N]: y

Downloading Packages:

(1/3): net-snmp-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64.rpm            | 306 kB     00:00     

(2/3): net-snmp-libs-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64.rpm       | 1.5 MB     00:00     

(3/3): net-snmp-utils-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64.rpm      | 174 kB     00:00     


Total                                           2.1 MB/s | 2.0 MB     00:00     

Running rpm_check_debug

Running Transaction Test

Transaction Test Succeeded

Running Transaction

  Updating   : 1:net-snmp-libs-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                    1/5 

/sbin/ldconfig: libraries and in directory /usr/lib have same soname but different type.

/sbin/ldconfig: /usr/lib/ is not a symbolic link

  Installing : 1:net-snmp-utils-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                   2/5 

  Updating   : 1:net-snmp-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                         3/5 

  Cleanup    : 1:net-snmp-5.5-49.0.1.el6.x86_64                             4/5 

  Cleanup    : 1:net-snmp-libs-5.5-49.0.1.el6.x86_64                        5/5 

  Verifying  : 1:net-snmp-libs-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                    1/5 

  Verifying  : 1:net-snmp-utils-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                   2/5 

  Verifying  : 1:net-snmp-5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4.x86_64                         3/5 

  Verifying  : 1:net-snmp-libs-5.5-49.0.1.el6.x86_64                        4/5 

  Verifying  : 1:net-snmp-5.5-49.0.1.el6.x86_64                             5/5 


  net-snmp-utils.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4                                    

Dependency Updated:

  net-snmp.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4                                          

  net-snmp-libs.x86_64 1:5.5-49.0.2.el6_5.4                                     


[root@sachi ~]# 

[root@sachi gpadmin]# rpm -qa|grep net-snmp




[root@sachi gpadmin]# 

[root@sachi ~]# snmpwalk

No hostname specified.


  Version:  5.5




  -h, --help display this help message

  -H display configuration file directives understood

  -v 1|2c|3 specifies SNMP version to use

  -V, --version display package version number

SNMP Version 1 or 2c specific

  -c COMMUNITY set the community string

SNMP Version 3 specific

  -a PROTOCOL set authentication protocol (MD5|SHA)

  -A PASSPHRASE set authentication protocol pass phrase

  -e ENGINE-ID set security engine ID (e.g. 800000020109840301)

  -E ENGINE-ID set context engine ID (e.g. 800000020109840301)

  -l LEVEL set security level (noAuthNoPriv|authNoPriv|authPriv)

  -n CONTEXT set context name (e.g. bridge1)

  -u USER-NAME set security name (e.g. bert)

  -x PROTOCOL set privacy protocol (DES|AES)

  -X PASSPHRASE set privacy protocol pass phrase

  -Z BOOTS,TIME set destination engine boots/time

General communication options

  -r RETRIES set the number of retries

  -t TIMEOUT set the request timeout (in seconds)


  -d dump input/output packets in hexadecimal

  -D TOKEN[,...] turn on debugging output for the specified TOKENs

  (ALL gives extremely verbose debugging output)

General options

  -m MIB[:...] load given list of MIBs (ALL loads everything)

  -M DIR[:...] look in given list of directories for MIBs

  -P MIBOPTS Toggle various defaults controlling MIB parsing:

 u:  allow the use of underlines in MIB symbols

 c:  disallow the use of "--" to terminate comments

 d:  save the DESCRIPTIONs of the MIB objects

 e:  disable errors when MIB symbols conflict

 w:  enable warnings when MIB symbols conflict

 W:  enable detailed warnings when MIB symbols conflict

 R:  replace MIB symbols from latest module

  -O OUTOPTS Toggle various defaults controlling output display:

 0:  print leading 0 for single-digit hex characters

 a:  print all strings in ascii format

 b:  do not break OID indexes down

 e:  print enums numerically

 E:  escape quotes in string indices

 f:  print full OIDs on output

 n:  print OIDs numerically

 q:  quick print for easier parsing

 Q:  quick print with equal-signs

 s:  print only last symbolic element of OID

 S:  print MIB module-id plus last element

 t:  print timeticks unparsed as numeric integers

 T:  print human-readable text along with hex strings

 u:  print OIDs using UCD-style prefix suppression

 U:  don't print units

 v:  print values only (not OID = value)

 x:  print all strings in hex format

 X:  extended index format

  -I INOPTS Toggle various defaults controlling input parsing:

 b:  do best/regex matching to find a MIB node

 h:  don't apply DISPLAY-HINTs

 r:  do not check values for range/type legality

 R:  do random access to OID labels

 u:  top-level OIDs must have '.' prefix (UCD-style)

 s SUFFIX:  Append all textual OIDs with SUFFIX before parsing

 S PREFIX:  Prepend all textual OIDs with PREFIX before parsing

  -L LOGOPTS Toggle various defaults controlling logging:

 e:           log to standard error

 o:           log to standard output

 n:           don't log at all

 f file:      log to the specified file

 s facility:  log to syslog (via the specified facility)


 [EON] pri:   log to standard error, output or /dev/null for level 'pri' and above

 [EON] p1-p2: log to standard error, output or /dev/null for levels 'p1' to 'p2'

 [FS] pri token:    log to file/syslog for level 'pri' and above

 [FS] p1-p2 token:  log to file/syslog for levels 'p1' to 'p2'

  -C APPOPTS Set various application specific behaviours:

 p:  print the number of variables found

 i:  include given OID in the search range

 I:  don't include the given OID, even if no results are returned

 c:  do not check returned OIDs are increasing

 t:  Display wall-clock time to complete the request

 E {OID}:  End the walk at the specified OID

[root@sachi ~]# service snmpd status

snmpd (pid 26678) is running...

[root@sachi ~]# snmpwalk -v 1 -c public localhost .

SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0 = STRING: Linux sachi 2.6.32-100.34.1.el6uek.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed May 25 17:46:45 EDT 2011 x86_64

[root@sachi ~]# 

[20:05 sachi@sachi ~] > su


[root@sachi sachi]# source $GPHOME/

bash: / No such file or directory

[root@sachi sachi]# export GPHOME=/usr/local/greenplum-db/

[root@sachi sachi]# source $GPHOME/

[root@sachi sachi]# ls -l /usr/share/snmp/mibs

[root@sachi sachi]# cp $GPHOME/share/postgresql/NETWORK-SERVICES-MIB.txt   /usr/share/snmp/mibs

cp: overwrite `/usr/share/snmp/mibs/NETWORK-SERVICES-MIB.txt'? y

[root@sachi sachi]# cp $GPHOME/share/postgresql/GPDB-MIB.txt /usr/share/snmp/mibs

[root@sachi sachi]# cp $GPHOME/share/postgresql/RDBMS-MIB.txt  /usr/share/snmp/mibs

[root@sachi sachi]# vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

add line

master agentx

[21:49 sachi@sachi ~] > su - gpadmin


[gpadmin@sachi ~]$ psql -d postgres -f $GPHOME/share/postgresql/gpsnmpd.sql 

psql:/usr/local/greenplum-db/./share/postgresql/gpsnmpd.sql:6: NOTICE:  CREATE TABLE / PRIMARY KEY will create implicit index "gpsnmpd_rdbmsdbtable_pkey" for table "gpsnmpd_rdbmsdbtable"


psql:/usr/local/greenplum-db/./share/postgresql/gpsnmpd.sql:11: NOTICE:  Table doesn't have 'DISTRIBUTED BY' clause -- Using column named 'vendor_name' as the Greenplum Database data distribution key for this table.

HINT:  The 'DISTRIBUTED BY' clause determines the distribution of data. Make sure column(s) chosen are the optimal data distribution key to minimize skew.


[gpadmin@sachi ~]$