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How to use filters in SNMP v2 extensions?

DynaMight Guru
DynaMight Guru

Both the Generic SNMP (since v1.5.0) and Cisco SNMP extensions (since v1.6.0) support filters for Interface Name, Admin and Operational Status:


I believe they follow the generic extension v2 filtering referenced in

but in any case, am not absolutely sure...

Has anyone pointers to documentation/examples?

Antonio Sousa

Dynatrace Guru
Dynatrace Guru

Based on filters you can indeed filter out metric lines based on dimension values. The instructions on the f5 page is the best one as it also has the and/or filters:


Seems good for checking it out! Will try to post back some examples, as I'm dealing with a situation where I believe there are more than 100K interfaces...

Antonio Sousa

DynaMight Champion
DynaMight Champion

Hi @Mike_L !

Do you know how to exclude metrics if a field (such as is not filled in and doesn't generate a dimension?
For now I can filter correctly if the dimension exist, but I can't filter if the dimension does not exist.

Observability Engineer at Phenisys - Dynatrace Professional

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