Q. I created a custom SNMP probe, and the status window displays "NoSuchName" errors for the variables I am querying in the probe. An SNMPWalk of the device returns the values for these variables, and so does a net-snmp "get" request from a command line. Why can't my probe retrieve these variables?

A. By default, InterMapper sends SNMP "get-next" requests. SNMPWalk does "get" requests, and that is why you can retrieve the variables when you run SNMPWalk and send net-snmp "get" requests. You need to add the "pdutype="get-request" to the section of your, as follows: