Sometimes you need to manually SNMP poll a device. Here is how to do that.
Do an entire pull
To conduct a full SNMP walk and get all OIDs, do the following from a linux command line:
In the example above we indicate the SNMP version (-v) is 2c, the community string (-c) is publicstring and the IP to SNMP poll is 192.168.1.1.
This will return all OIDs that are pollable on that system.
Poll a single MIB
You can add a mib to the end of the snmpwalk command to poll a single mib and get only that result. Here is an example:
You can also poll an attribute such as sysDescr like so: