<%NUMBERING1%>.<%NUMBERING2%>.<%NUMBERING3%> PRTG Manual: SNMP Cisco UCS Physical Disk Sensor

The SNMP Cisco UCS Physical Disk sensor monitors a physical disk of a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) device via the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).

SNMP Cisco UCS Physical Disk Sensor

SNMP Cisco UCS Physical Disk Sensor

i_square_cyanFor a detailed list and descriptions of the channels that this sensor can show, see section Channel List.

Sensor in Other Languages

  • Dutch: SNMP-Cisco UCS fysieke schijf
  • French: Cisco UCS disque physique (SNMP)
  • German: SNMP Cisco UCS Physikalisches Laufwerk
  • Japanese: SNMP Cisco UCS 物理ディスク
  • Portuguese: Disco físico Cisco UCS (SNMP)
  • Russian: Физический диск SNMP Cisco UCS
  • Simplified Chinese: SNMP Cisco UCS 物理磁盘
  • Spanish: Disco físico Cisco UCS (SNMP)


Consider the following remarks and requirements for this sensor:




  • This sensor supports IPv6.

Performance impact

  • This sensor has a medium performance impact.


  • This sensor uses lookups to determine the status values of one or more channels.

Add Sensor dialog

  • The Add Sensor dialog only shows working disks that have the status Up or Warning.

Basic Sensor Settings

Basic Sensor Settings

Basic Sensor Settings

The sensor has the following default tags that are automatically predefined in the sensor's settings when you add the sensor:

  • snmp
  • snmpciscophysicaldisksensor
  • ucs

i_square_cyanFor more information about basic sensor settings, see section Sensor Settings.

UCS Physical Disk

UCS Physical Disk

UCS Physical Disk




The physical disk that this sensor monitors.

Display Name

The display name of the physical disk that this sensor monitors.

Sensor Display

Sensor Display

Sensor Display



Primary Channel

Select a channel from the list to define it as the primary channel. In the device tree, PRTG displays the last value of the primary channel below the sensor's name. The available options depend on what channels are available for this sensor.

i_round_blueYou can set a different primary channel later by clicking b_channel_primary below a channel gauge on the sensor's Overview tab.

Graph Type

Define how this sensor shows different channels:

  • Show channels independently (default): Show a graph for each channel.
  • Stack channels on top of each other: Stack channels on top of each other to create a multi-channel graph. This generates a graph that visualizes the different components of your total traffic.
    i_round_redYou cannot use this option in combination with manual Vertical Axis Scaling (available in the channel settings).

Stack Unit

This setting is only visible if you select Stack channels on top of each other above.

Select a unit from the list. PRTG stacks all channels with this unit on top of each other. By default, you cannot exclude single channels from stacking if they use the selected unit. However, there is an advanced procedure to do so.

Inherited Settings

By default, all of these settings are inherited from objects that are higher in the hierarchy. We recommend that you change them centrally in the root group settings if necessary. To change a setting for this object only, click b_inherited_enabled under the corresponding setting name to disable the inheritance and to display its options.

i_square_cyanFor more information, see section Inheritance of Settings.

Channel List

i_round_blueWhich channels the sensor actually shows might depend on the target device, the available components, and the sensor setup.




In the channel table on the Overview tab, this channel never shows any values. PRTG uses this channel in graphs and reports to show the amount of time in which the sensor was in the Down status


The operability status

  • Up status: Auto Upgrade, Operable
  • Warning status: Degraded, Unknown
  • Down status: Accessibility Problem, Bios Post Timeout, Chassis Limit Exceeded, Config, Decomissioning, Disabled, Equipment Problem, Discovery, Discovery Failed, Fabric Connection Problem, Fabric Unsupported Connection, Identify, Identity Unestablishable, Inoperable, Link Activate Blocked, Malformed Fru, Not Supported, Peer Comm Problem, Performance Problem, Post Failure, Powered Off, Power Problem, Removed, Thermal Problem, Upgrade Problem, Voltage Problem

i_round_blueThis channel is the primary channel by default.


The connection status

  • Up status: Equipped, Equipped Not Primary
  • Warning status: Equipped Identity Unestablishable, Mismatch, Mismatch Identity Unestablishable, Missing,
  • Down status: Equipped With Malformed Fru, Inaccessible, Not Supported, Unauthorized
  • Unknown status: Empty, Unknown


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