The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) provides the ability to monitor various network elements from a central location. The various Object Identifiers (OID) are combined in so-called Management Information Bases (MIB). There are different SNMP versions, which differ mainly in security. KentixONE supports SNMP version 2 and version 3. KentixONE can query SNMP-V2/3 capable devices and can also be queried itself via SNMP-V2/3 from external systems (e.g. network monitoring, SCADA, etc.). Furthermore, KentixONE offers the possibility to receive so-called SNMP taps (SNMP event messages).

All API and SNMP examples shown here refer to the current versions of the respective products at the time of writing. These are subject to ongoing development.
The ReST API as well as the SNMP interfaces are delivered according to the documentation. KENTIX assumes that the user has basic knowledge of these technologies when using these interfaces.
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OID Glossary

The OID glossary with the individual values can be downloaded directly from the device and shows you a CSV file with all possible query values of your system.

The structure and content of the OID Glossary will be adapted and updated to the state of development.
The examples used in the following serve to describe the basic function.
Always use the latest version of the IOD glossary from the device you are using.

Download the OID Glossary

Structure of the MIB

The OIDs of the Kentix devices can best be read out with a MIB browser (e.g. http://ireasoning. com/mibbrowser.shtml)

The basic structure for an AlarmManager is as follows:

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AlarmManager example table MIB

Configuration in KentixOne

The function can be activated under Configuration → SNMP. The Kentix devices support SNMP versions 2 and 3 and the following SNMP types:

Provide dataThe data can be queried from an external device
Send trapAlarm messages are sent to external devices
Retrieve dataThe Kentix device retrieves data from external systems
SNMP table SNMP types
SNMP Type Selection

Trap description

AlarmManager / PowerManager / PDU

NameOIDDescriptionPossible values
eventGlobalIndex. identification number of the devicee.g. 5 (AlarmManager)
2. eventTimestamp. at time of alarm/acknowledgeable status in Unix time format.e.g. 1600438199 (Friday 18 September 2020)
3. eventTraptype. type is entered as integer 1 = temperature
2 = humidity
3 = Dew point
4 = Fire (Co, DI if this has been configured as a fire alarm).
5 = Break-in (movement, reed contact)
6 = Vibration
7 = Latency
8 = Service connection lost
9 = SNMP
11 = heat
12 = Air quality
14 = TI fire
15 = PeopleCount
16 = Fire air quality
18 = Co2
21 = Current deviation
24 = Active power exceeded
30 = Fuse
31 = RCM (AC)
32 = RCM (DC)
33 = Power failure
51 = Sabotage (Tilt, DI if configured as fire alarm)
52 = Connection lost (camera, device)
53 = Voltage failure
54 = Battery
101 = Digital input (If not configured as fire or sabotage alarm)
4. eventAlarmState. status0 = No alarm present
1 = pending alarm (alarm state is also 1 if the alarm can be acknowledged)
5. eventAlarmDescription. on the assignment of the alarm, the following values are outputSabotage alarm = In case of sabotage alarm
System message = In case of battery alarm
Alarm = For the remaining alarms (Continuously active, Sharp active, etc.)
6. eventSource. alarm was triggeredBattery
Carbon dioxide
Thermal image
People counting
Air quality
Heat detector
Dew point
Room temperature
Rel. Humidity
Name of the digital input (if the alarm was triggered by a DI)
7. eventDevice. name which has triggered the alarme.g. MultiSensor Office 1
8. eventMeasurement. value at which the alarm/reset trap was triggerede.g. 30.2 °C
9. eventAlarmZone. of the alarm zone in which the alarm occurrede.g.: server room


NameOIDDescriptionPossible values
eventGlobalIndex. identification number of the devicee.g. 7 (AccessManager)
2. eventTimestamp. at time of alarm/acknowledgeable status in Unix time format.e.g. 1600438199 (Friday 18 September 2020)
3. eventTraptype. type151 = Access
4. eventTrapstate. status0 = no access1 = access granted
5. eventDoor. namee.g. Rack 01
6. eventUser. of the user who bookede.g. admin
7. eventDetail. detailse.g. no door authorization
8. eventAlarmZone. name

Examples for queries

Battery level query for DoorLocks

The battery level at the SNMP query returns the following values

0 = Battery OK
1 = Warning, battery soon empty (but usually lasts for several days)
2 = Critical, battery almost empty (should be replaced “immediately”)
3 = Battery empty

GSM signal

The query on the GSM signal provides the following values

0 = no reception
1 = 25% reception
2 = 50% reception
3 = 75% reception

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