smixlate man page

smixlate — translate SMI/SPPI identifiers


smixlate [ -Vhm ] [ -c file ] [ -p module ] [ -l level ] module(s)


The smixlate program is used to translate identifiers and especially OIDs into a more human readable format.


-V, --version
Show the smixlate version and exit.
-h, --help
Show a help text and exit.
-r, --recursive
Report errors and warnings also for recursively imported modules.
-c file, --config=file
Read file instead of any other (global and user) configuration file.
-p module, --preload=module
Preload the module module before reading the main module(s). This may be helpful if an incomplete main module misses to import some definitions.
-l level, --level=level
Report errors and warnings up to the given severity level. See the smilint(1) manual page for a description of the error levels. The default error level is 3.
-a, --all
Replace all OIDs including OID prefixes. Without this option, smixlate will only translate OIDs with a corresponding notification, scalar, column, row, or table definition.
-f, --format
Preserve the input format as much as possible by inserting/removing white space characters.
These are the modules to be loaded for the subsequent translation. If a module argument represents a path name (identified by containing at least one dot or slash character), this is assumed to be the exact file to read. Otherwise, if a module is identified by its plain module name, it is searched according to libsmi internal rules. See smi_config(3) for more details.


This example translates numeric OIDs in the input text into a more human readable format.

$ echo "what is this oid?" |     
  ./smixlate -l 0 /usr/local/share/mibs/ietf/*
what is this oid? ifType

See Also

The libsmi(3) project is documented at http://www.ibr.cs.tu-bs.de/projects/lib….


(C) 2006-2006 J. Schoenwaelder, International University Bremen, Germany
and contributions by many other people.


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