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Efficient IP

Pack Assets


The Centreon Monitoring Connector Efficient IP brings a host template:

  • Net-Efficientip-SNMP-custom

It brings the following service templates:

Service AliasService TemplateService DescriptionDefault
SOLID-Server-statusNet-Efficientip-Status-SNMPCheck SOLID server role and statusX
Dnssec-ValidationNet-Efficientip-Dnssec-Validation-SNMPCheck DNSSEC Validation StatisticsX
Dns-TransferNet-Efficientip-Dns-Transfer-SNMPCheck DNS transfer requests statisticsX
Dns-GeneralNet-Efficientip-Dns-General-SNMPCheck dns general usageX
Dns-AnwsersNet-Efficientip-Dns-Answers-SNMPCheck dns answers statisticsX
Dhcp-UsageNet-Efficientip-Dhcp-Usage-SNMPCheck dhcp usageX

Collected metrics & status

Metric NameUnit


SNMP Configuration

To use this pack, the SNMP service must be properly configured on your Efficient IP server. Please refer to the manufacturer official documentation.

Network flow

The target server must be reachable from the Centreon poller on the UDP/161 SNMP port.


  1. Install the package on every Centreon poller expected to monitor Efficient IP resources:
yum install centreon-plugin-Network-Efficientip-Snmp
  1. On the Centreon web interface, on page Configuration > Monitoring Connector Manager, install the Efficient IP Centreon Monitoring Connector.



  • Log into Centreon and add a new host through Configuration > Hosts.
  • Fill the Name, Alias & IP Address/DNS fields according to your Efficient IP server settings.
  • Apply the Net-Efficientip-SNMP-custom template to the host.

If you are using SNMP Version 3, use the SNMPEXTRAOPTIONS macro to configure your own SNMPv3 credentials combo.

SNMPEXTRAOPTIONSConfigure your own SNMPv3 credentials combo

How to check in the CLI that the configuration is OK and what are the main options for?

Once the plugin is installed, log into your Centreon poller's CLI using the centreon-engine user account (su - centreon-engine) and test the plugin by running the following command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins/ --plugin=network::efficientip::snmp::plugin --mode=dns-usage --hostname= --snmp-version='2c' --snmp-community='my-community'   --filter-counters='^(success|formerr|servfail|nxdomain|nxrrset|failure)$' --warning-udp='' --critical-udp='' --warning-tcp='' --critical-tcp='' --warning-requestv4='' --critical-requestv4='' --warning-requestv6='' --critical-requestv6='' --warning-recursion='' --critical-recursion='' --warning-response='' --critical-response='' --warning-recurserej='' --critical-recurserej='' --warning-duplicate='' --critical-duplicate='' --warning-dropped='' --critical-dropped='' --warning-res-queryv4='' --critical-res-queryv4='' --warning-res-queryv6='' --critical-res-queryv6='' --warning-res-retry='' --critical-res-retry='' --warning-res-responsev4='' --critical-res-responsev4='' --warning-res-responsev6='' --critical-res-responsev6='' --warning-success='' --critical-success='' --warning-formerr='' --critical-formerr='' --warning-servfail='' --critical-servfail='' --warning-nxdomain='' --critical-nxdomain='' --warning-nxrrset='' --critical-nxrrset='' --warning-failure='' --critical-failure='' --warning-xfrdone='' --critical-xfrdone='' --warning-xfrrej='' --critical-xfrrej='' --warning-res-val='' --critical-res-val='' --warning-res-valsuccess='' --critical-res-valsuccess='' --warning-res-valnegsuccess='' --critical-res-valnegsuccess='' --warning-res-valfail='' --critical-res-valfail='' 

The expected command output is shown below:

OK: Sent NOERROR : 0, Sent FORMERR : 0, Sent SERVFAIL : 0, Sent NXDOMAIN : 0, Sent nxrrset : 0, Sent Other failure : 0 | 'success'=0;;;0; 'formerr'=0;;;0; 'servfail'=0;;;0; 'nxdomain'=0;;;0; 'nxrrset'=0;;;0; 'failure'=0;;;0;

All available options for a given mode can be displayed by adding the --help parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins/ \
--plugin=network::efficientip::snmp::plugin \
--mode=dns-usage \

All available modes can be displayed by adding the --list-mode parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins/ \
--plugin=network::efficientip::snmp::plugin \
--mode=dns-usage \


Please find the troubleshooting documentation for Centreon Plugins typical issues.