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Alarm hostname field showing IP address - snmpcollector and net_connect probes

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Article ID: 133824

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

Using net_connect & snmpcollector to monitor network devices.

Alarms generated from these probes contains hostname in source field where IP address is expected.

Environment

Release : 9.2 or later

Component : UIM - SNMPCOLLECTOR

Resolution

Working as expected. We expect the Ip/host to be resolvable using DNS

As a workaround for Servers you can try to insert the hostname in the host file to force the discovery via Hostname