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Paper Supply Level service

The Paper Supply Level service monitors the amount of paper available to a printer as a percentage of the total capacity of the printer. The printers monitored by this service include any printer that supports the Printer-MIB.

This service cannot use Self Healing.

Service Type SNMP
Instances on a Device 6
Supported Systems/Applications Any printer that supports the Printer-MIB.
Device Class Printer
Monitored By Windows probe
Scan Interval 15 minutes
Printer Input Description Index The SNMP index for the Printer Input Tray. To obtain the index value, perform an SNMP walk on the prtInputDescription OID (.1.3.6.1.2.1.43.8.2.1.18.).
Printer Input Description Value The SNMP description for the Printer Input Tray. To obtain the tray number, perform an SNMP walk on the prtInputDescription OID (.1.3.6.1.2.1.43.8.2.1.18).

OID/Calculation

SolarWinds N-central services use Reverse Polish Notation (RPN) for all calculation formulae.

Metric Name OID/Calculation Description
Description 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.8.2.1.18 A description of the paper tray.
Max Capacity 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.8.2.1.9 The maximum capacity of the paper tray.
Level 1.3.6.1.2.1.43.8.2.1.10 The current capacity of the paper tray.
Paper Level % (Level / Max Capacity) x 100  How much of the paper tray's capacity is being used.