snmpdf man page

snmpdf — display disk space usage on a network entity via SNMP


snmpdf [COMMON Options] [-Cu] [-Ch] AGENT


snmpdf is simply a networked version of the typical df command.  It checks the disk space on the remote machine by examining the HOST-RESOURCES-MIB's hrStorageTable or the UCD-SNMP-MIB's dskTable. By default, the hrStorageTable is preferred as it typically contains more information.  However, the -Cu argument can be passed to snmpdf to force the usage of the dskTable.

AGENT identifies a target SNMP agent, which is instrumented to monitor the given objects.  At its simplest, the AGENT specification will consist of a hostname or an IPv4 address.  In this situation, the command will attempt communication with the agent, using UDP/IPv4 to port 161 of the given target host. See the snmpcmd(1) manual page for a full list of the possible formats for AGENT.

See the snmpd.conf(5) manual page on setting up the dskTable using the disk directive in the snmpd.conf file.



Please see snmpcmd(1) for a list of possible values for COMMON Options as well as their descriptions.


Forces the command to use dskTable in mib UCD-SNMP-MIB instead of the default to determine the storage information. Generally, the default use of hrStorageTable in mib HOST-RESOURCES-MIB is preferred because it typically contains more information.


Print sizes in human readable format (i.e. MiB, GiB, TiB)


Print sizes in human readable SI format (i.e. MB, GB, TB)


% snmpdf -v 2c -c public localhost

Description       size (kB)         Used    Available Used%
/                   7524587      2186910      5337677   29%
/proc                     0            0            0    0%
/etc/mnttab               0            0            0    0%
/var/run            1223088           32      1223056    0%
/tmp                1289904        66848      1223056    5%
/cache               124330         2416       121914    1%
/vol                      0            0            0    0%
Real Memory          524288       447456        76832   85%
Swap Space          1420296       195192      1225104   13%

See Also

snmpd.conf(5), snmp.conf(5)


28 Jan 2013 V5.7.3 Net-SNMP