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Oct 19, 2014

F5 SNMP Script to find Process Information.

Hi all,

You may be able to help me out with the below (as I am having heaps of trouble finding OID’s). I’m trying to write a script that will look at some F5’s (running 9.4.X) and respond with the process “chmand” and its memory usage as below:

The script will run the command "top -p

pidof chmand
-b -n 1" on each of the F5's and will return an output like the example below:

c793681@argvlf300exh0751:Active] ~ top -p

pidof chmand
-b -n 1 top - 09:22:01 up 26 days, 5:18, 1 user, load average: 0.73, 0.80, 0.84 Tasks: 1 total, 0 running, 1 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 5.6%us, 2.5%sy, 0.0%ni, 91.9%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st Mem: 8177544k total, 8106268k used, 71276k free, 294976k buffers Swap: 1048504k total, 20k used, 1048484k free, 270880k cached PIDUSER PR NI VIRT RES SHRS%CPU%MEM TIME+ COMMAND

4512root 15 0 111m 59m4640S 0.0 0.7 01:51.0chmand

I only really care about “RES” as we want to make a routine to address bug SOL12941 and proactively reboot machines. (

Can someone assist/point me to the correct OID to use AND the syntax (I haven't done much scripting using SNMP and the syntax part is what has been getting me recently).

Thanks guys! Regards, Steve.