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When you are creating a custom UnDP poller and cannot find the OID in the MIB tree, update the SolarWinds MIB Database. UnDP is a feature of SolarWinds NPM.

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Network Performance Monitor, NPM, UnDP, Universal Device Poller, custom monitor, MIB, OID


Cannot find OIDs? Update the SolarWinds MIB Database

SolarWinds maintains a MIB database that serves as a repository for the OIDs used to monitor a wide variety of network devices. The MIB database is updated regularly.

When you are creating a UnDP poller and cannot find an OID in the MIB tree, update the MIB database.

  1. Log in to the Customer Portal ( using your SolarWinds Customer ID and Password.
  2. On the left under Helpful Links, click Orion MIB Database.
  3. If you are using Internet Explorer and it prompts you to add the SolarWinds downloads site, add the site to your trusted sites.
  4. Specify a location where the file will download.
  5. After the download completes, extract to a temporary location.
  6. Open the folder with the extracted, and copy MIBs.cfg to the SolarWinds folder on your default install volume.
    The default location depends on the operating system:
    • Windows Server 2003 and XP:
      C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\
    • Windows Server 2008 and Vista:

You may need to restart the Universal Device Poller after installing the MIB database.