[ale] SNMP and DSL modem question

Joseph A Knapka jknapka at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 26 15:50:53 EDT 2001

John Mills wrote:
> ALErs -
> The recent discussion of Telocity (worse service by the day!) and
> Roadrunner modems has brought me a question:
> Could I set up an SNMP agent to send a 'restart' trap to my Telocity
> "Gateway" (ASDL modem)? I know nothing about the modem, but more and more
> frequently I must reboot it by cycling power, in order to re-establish my
> access to the net.

The "restart" trap would be sent by the modem to the
management station when *it* restarts. You would need to
get the modem MIB and figure out which object to "set"
in order to trigger a restart. There may be a standard
object that does it, I don't remember offhand.


-- Joe 
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