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Manual Reference Pages  -  SNMP::INFO::ENTITY (3)

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NAME

SNMP::Info::Entity - SNMP Interface to data stored in ENTITY-MIB. RFC 2737

CONTENTS

AUTHOR

Max Baker

SYNOPSIS



 # Let SNMP::Info determine the correct subclass for you.
 my $entity = new SNMP::Info(
                          AutoSpecify => 1,
                          Debug       => 1,
                          DestHost    => myswitch,
                          Community   => public,
                          Version     => 2
                        )
    or die "Cant connect to DestHost.\n";

 my $class      = $entity->class();
 print "SNMP::Info determined this device to fall under subclass : $class\n";



DESCRIPTION

ENTITY-MIB is used by Layer 2 devices from Brocade, Cisco, HP, and more.

See RFC 2737 for full details.

Create or use a device subclass that inherit this class. Do not use directly.

For debugging purposes you can call this class directly as you would SNMP::Info



 my $entity = new SNMP::Info::Entity (...);



    Inherited Classes

none.

    Required MIBs

ENTITY-MIB
MIBs can be found at ftp://ftp.cisco.com/pub/mibs/v2/v2.tar.gz

GLOBALS

none.

TABLE METHODS

These are methods that return tables of information in the form of a reference to a hash.

    Entity Table

$entity->e_index() Index

(entPhysicalIndex)

$entity->e_alias() Human entered, not usually used.

(entPhysicalAlias)

$entity->e_class() Stack, Module, Container, Port ...

(entPhysicalClass)

$entity->e_descr() Human Friendly

(entPhysicalClass)

$entity->e_fwver() (entPhysicalFirmwareRev)
$entity->e_fru() BOOLEAN. Is a Field Replaceable unit?

(entPhysicalFRU)

$entity->e_hwver() (entPhysicalHardwareRev)
$entity->e_id() This is human entered and not normally used.

(entPhysicalAssetID)

$entity->e_map() See MIB.

(entAliasMappingIdentifier)

$entity->e_model() Model Name of Entity.

(entPhysicalModelName)

$entity->e_name() More computer friendly name of entity. Parse me.

(entPhysicalName)

$entity->e_parent() 0 if root.

(entPhysicalContainedIn)

$entity->e_port() Maps Entity Table entries to the Interface Table (IfTable) using $entity->e_map()
$entity->e_pos() The relative position among all entities sharing the same parent.

(entPhysicalParentRelPos)

$entity->e_serial() (entPhysicalSerialNum)
$entity->e_swver() (entPhysicalSoftwareRev)
$entity->e_type() This is an OID, which gets munged into the object name if the right MIB is loaded.

(entPhysicalVendorType)

$entity->e_vendor() Vendor of Module.

(entPhysicalMfgName)

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