Dell PowerConnect Fan Check

The Dell PowerConnect Fan Check uses SNMP to monitor both the state and speed of fans on a Dell PowerConnect switch.

Basic Check information

Check Type SNMP
Supported Systems/Application SNMP-enabled devices that support the Dell PowerConnect MIB
Supported Device Class Switch


Issue Corrective Action
Failed Please check that the correct SNMP community string is configured in Network Discovery for the device
201 Exception OID_TYPE_NOSUCHOBJECT Missing OID object on the device for specific metric


Name Default Thresholds

No thresholds

Fan State

Normal: 0,1

Failed: 2-255

Fan State Description No thresholds
Fan Speed No thresholds

SNMP Properties Queried

Variable Name SNMP OID

Calculations Performed

Variable Name Calculation
Description descr
Fan State fs
Fan State Description

fs - mapped to:

1 - Normal

2 - Warning

3 - Critical

4 - Shutdown

5 - Not Present

6 - Not Functioning

Fan Speed sp