SNMP Monitoring of a Transfer Switch relay

Chris Adams cmadams at
Fri May 14 21:11:17 UTC 2010

Once upon a time, Tom Beecher <tbeecher at> said:
> I'm presently doing some research into a SNMP-enabled device to monitor 
> a set of aux contacts on our transfer switch in order to be able to 
> monitor it's status (on generator or on commercial) from our monitoring 
> platform. I've seen a few interesting devices out there that can 
> accomplish this, however I thought I'd query the list to see if anyone 
> has thoughts about a particular unit they've worked with.

We have some old NetBotz (now part of APC) in our NOC, and ours have dry
contact ports, so we hooked one up to our transfer switch.  Works like a
Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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