[c-nsp] SNMP and interface description - IOS-XR

Peter Rathlev peter at rathlev.dk
Tue Jan 20 16:27:58 EST 2015

On Tue, 2015-01-20 at 19:13 +0200, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> In IOS 12.2(33)SRE7a in order to read an interface description we did:
>   snmpwalk -v 2c -c <snmp read community> rtr1 .
> [This is the Cisco specific  locIfDescr]
> SNMPv2-SMI::enterprises. = STRING: "vidcast via 
> vidcast-pix  (Rack #6)"
> but we can't find the proper MIB in Cisco IOS XR Software, Version 5.1.3.

This might be a stupid question but is there any specific reason not to
just use IF-MIB::ifAlias?

The locIfDescr is from OLD-CISCO-INTERFACES-MIB and has probably been
deprecated for some time now.


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