SNMP Monitoring your Synology device
You can gain valuable information from your Synology device with SNMP and a system such as OpenNMS or LibreNMS. I use NMS to monitor my switches, servers, and other critical infrastucture to keep an eye on everything in one place.
Here is how I enabled SNMP polling of my Synology DS416play:
Go To Control Panel > Terminal & SNMP
Click “SNMP” tab at the top of the window:
Check “Enable SNMP Service”
And populate your desired community string/device information.
For example I am using SNMP 1/2vc with community name TYLERMADECOMM and I have filled out some device information:
Reading the metrics:
After I added my NAS to LibreNMS, I let the NMS collect statistics for a few hours. Here are some of the metrics you can see:
Device and Traffic Information:
CPU, RAM, and Storage metrics:
HDD Temperatures, Fan status, Disk satus, RAID status, power status:
And it will even trigger a warning when there is an upgrade available for DSM
Thanks for reading!