Microsoft Event to SNMP Trap

If you have been reading my posts on SNMP and management, you will see a pattern....... "I hate Microsoft's position on open management".  It's mostly because Microsoft will not make a move to SNMPv3.  However, there is one thing that Microsoft did really well..... and that's the ability to turn ANY windows event into a trap. Brilliant! So, now, no matter who the application vendor is, if an event is created in the Event Viewer, you can translate it to a trap.  Think of all the wonderful alarms you can get!  It was kinda surprising to me how little this nugget of info...
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Collecting Cisco ASA VPN Tunnels on HP IMC

Just got asked the question on how I collected and graphed the number of active IPSec VPN Tunnels on my Cisco ASA with the HP IMC (Intelligent Management Center).  The OID I am collecting on is the number of active Phase1 IKE Tunnels:  .1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.171.1.2.1.1.0 Here is a screenshot of my Performance Index that I'm collecting:   After that, click the TEST button at the bottom of the screen.  Type the IP Address of the ASA that you want to collect from and choose "Resolve". Once it resolves, you should see the instance populate from the data you input from...
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