SNMP Query On Exclusive IP Zone vnic Yields Invalid Results (Doc ID 1407567.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 31, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to monitor traffic on vnic (ip type is set to exclusive) assigned to a Solaris zone.

dladm show-link -s vnic in global zone reports some numbers.

local zone (no stats returned):

# Command: snmpwalk -v 3 -u 'snmpuser' -l 'authNoPriv' -a 'MD5' -A '******' localhost' 'ifInOctets'
# Result: 0 (Success)
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.1 = Counter32: 0
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.2 = Counter32: 0
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.3 = Counter32: 0
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.4 = Counter32: 0



global zone (stats returned):

# Command: snmpwalk -v 3 -u 'snmpuser' -l 'authNoPriv' -a 'MD5' -A '******' localhost 'ifInOctets'
# Result: 0 (Success)
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.1 = Counter32: 0
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.2 = Counter32: 2357505004
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.3 = Counter32: 0
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.4 = Counter32: 2032156934
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.5 = Counter32: 177318239
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.6 = Counter32: 1490013008
IF-MIB::ifInOctets.7 = Counter32: 2393362777

Cause

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