configure power monitor

configure power monitor poll-interval [off | seconds] change-action [none | [log | log-and-trap | trap] change-threshold watts]


Configures the power visualization, which periodically polls for input power usage.

Syntax Description

seconds Input power usage poll interval in seconds. If zero is configured, then the input power measurement is disabled.
change-action The action to be taken whenever the power is increased or decreased by the configured threshold power value (none, log, log-and-trap, or trap).
watts The power value in watts for the change threshold. The default value is 2 watts.


The default poll interval is 60 seconds.

The default change action is none.

The default change threshold is 2 watts.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure change actions to be taken when input power usage is increased or decreased by the configured threshold power value. The polling interval is also configurable, with a default value of 60 seconds.



Input power usage values are only estimates.


The following command configures a polling interval of 10 seconds, a change action of log-and-trap, and a change threshold of 3 watts:

configure power monitor poll-interval 10 change-action log-and-trap change-threshold 3


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.