Questions tagged [management]

For questions about network device management or network management in general. For instance how you configure and manage your network device or what you can do to secure it.

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SNMP object not in the MIB

i'm working on an SNMP app that needs the ptopo MIB object with the object ID of 1.3.6.1.2.1.79 after enabling SNMP v3 on 2 layer 3 switches dell z9100-on brocade slx 9140 and creating a view on ...
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Is there a point to have VLANs if each PC client can access them all?

At work we have a config where VLAN 1 is the main network and VLAN 2 is the phone system. The workstations connect automatically to VLAN 1 but can also access the control panels of each phone through ...
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Best way to manage multiple Cisco Wireles Lan Controllers

What is the best way to manage multiple (~50) Cisco Wireless Lan Controllers (5508, 4402) from one application without having to loggin to each controller through the web browser? I know Cisco used to ...
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Value of Terminal Server in a Data Center

I am working with a customer with atleast 2 private data centers. They have no terminal servers providing console access to their networking gear (switches and routers and firewalls). They have ...
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Nagios to monitor network in Cisco packet tracer

I would like to do a network management tool. I need to know how we can use Nagios XI to monitor the network devices that present in the Cisco packet tracer?? Thanks in advance
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Switch Configuration Security — Signed Configurations

Assume a scenario where a network technician in an organization may remotely access network devices for routine maintenance, but should only be able to set up network configurations (e.g. VLAN ...
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vlan management without assigning an interface to the vlan

I am using VLAN 40 to manage switches, but you have to assign a port to a VLAN for it to come up, is there a way to do this without wasting a port on the switch?
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Cisco 2960-X IP Address

I want to access my 2960-X on my "server-network". I have configured a network 10.0.0.0/24 (VLAN60) on the Router, which is connected to the switch over a trunkport. Also VLAN 40, 80, 90 is ...
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Cant access remote management interface

The data link is completely okay. I can access MGMT IPs of routers (10.0.0.2 |10.0.0.4) from 3750 but not from PC. I can access 3750 MGMT IP (10.0.0.1) from PC . Any idea why ? Note : All management ...
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Cannot ping or SSH into new Catalyst 2960-CX switch from the server VLAN (1)

I recently setup a Cisco Catalyst 2960-CX switch at work (I'm a SysAdmin at a SMB). Our workstations use VLAN 3, but our servers use VLAN 1. The management IP of the new switch (in VLAN 3) is 192.168....
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How can different views onto same data model be defined in YANG?

RFC6020 contains the following statement "A NETCONF server may implement a number of modules, allowing multiple views of the same data" (my emphasis). I want to do exactly that, so that my NETCONF ...
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In an agentless SNMP device, at what level does the SNMP agent run? In the Hardware? In the Operating system? Or somewhere else?

I know that there are devices that now support agentless SNMP configuration. However I believe that the SNMP agent application has to run somewhere. It has to be some code running somewhere stored on ...
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Regarding Console and management connectivity basics

When we talk of console connection, i understand the following: Someone has a physical access to the device(say, a router)and has inserted a cable into the console port of the router/switch.The other ...
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Why management interface is always vlan interface and not just physical interface?

In Cisco switches/routers or any other vendor, why the management interface is always a vlan IP interface and why not just fa 0/1 or fa 0/2 ip interface. What's the reason behind vlan ip interface for ...
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Choosing components of a wifi customer tracking system [closed]

We are installing customer WiFi for our retail locations and want to run analytics on customer usage. Information we would like to know: How often a customer visits a location? What locations a ...
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what do em0, em1, em2 and em3 interfaces refer to on Juniper routers

Can someone explain what these interfaces are for? I know em0 is used as a management interface on the router to connect via ssh but why are the other two there? I have also noticed, sometimes they ...
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Management Plane protection (MPP)

I'm new to networking. I was trying to understand What MPP is ? What kind of attacks is it preventing? How is it securing router from those attacks?
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Pinging/ssh-ing into just trunk interface. How is it done? [closed]

I'm a junior network technician and I was tasked at work to do a switch upgrade. The most important part of this task is to set up SSH so we can at least get into the switch remotely configure once ...
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Serial to RJ45 connection to Brocade FWS 648S 48port Switch

this is going to sound really dumb, but I've forgotten how to connect and manage a switch if the console interface is serial and the other end is an RJ45. The switch I'm working on is a Brocade FWS ...
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sniffing through my company's lan [closed]

I'm in charge of the network in my company and i have to check the visited websites.We have a edgeMAX router (firmware version 1.8) with DPI and enabling netflow exporting.DPI (as is it implemented in ...
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CISCO ASA5512-X no Console Output

Situation: We bought new ASA5512-X. It worked everything okay. I had access over SSH on the ManagementPort which was directly connected to my PC. Then I realised there is a configuration already on ...
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Disable port Netgear GS728TP

I have some Netgear GS728TP smart switches with some CCTV camera that run over them. Occasionally these camera's freeze and require the network plug pulling on them to reset (They are PoE) Some of ...
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Dell PowerConnect 2848 MCLI Mode

I have the switch put in production already Dell Power Connect 2848. Now im trying to put some ip address and configurations. The problem is that when i connect it through the serial i have just the ...
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Configure Out of Band management on MLNX-OS

I'm trying to setup Out Of Band management on a MLNX-OS based Mellanox switch It seems by default the mgmt0-1 interfaces are in the same VRF as all other interfaces, and I assume I have to create a ...
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Manage access point in a different subnet

I am trying to setup a separate private network for a rented office in our building. I think i have succeeded in setting up two private LAN networks using port based VLAN's (192.168.10.0/24 and 192....
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Using SNMP to Find a Switch Port Number from a MAC Address [duplicate]

I am following this guide http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/ip/simple-network-management-protocol-snmp/44800-mactoport44800.html but it is not working for me. I have set this up on one network ...
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What are the issues with having an unmanaged network? [closed]

I keep hearing that a network should be managed. What's an unmanaged network and what makes it risky?
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What is the easiest way to regain access to the Sonicwall configuration management after I have locked myself out by deactivating https management

I am a newb and misconfigures my Sonicwall Soho 250; it has two Interfaces configured: Fritzbox without any management activated, and WAN, where only ping and https management was activated. I ...
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switch died after slow to rapid failure now DHCP will not function across network even with new switch

ok so i'm running out of ideas here. we have/had 3 managed switches in our server rack and one in a closet; one hp procurve 3500yl 48 port with poe for 2 APs and 2 catalyst 2960s in the bottom of the ...
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Joining OOB for network and server equipment [closed]

Say I have some network equipment with management interfaces on a VLAN X. Now say I also have servers with double interfaces: one for production and one for management. Is it considered a good or bad ...
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Configuration of a Dell managed switch clashes with my network understanding

I got the opportunity to play around with a Dell managed switch from the 2000 series with OS10. I tried to configure a management IP adress 10.10.12.141 (/24) according to the manual but somehow ...
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Rate limiting xFTP traffic originating from a Cisco IOS router

We have some routers on marginal cell links that we need to pull files from using TFTP or FTP. During file transfers connections to the router become so slow as to be unusable. Is there a way to rate-...
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Configuration recovery on Extreme Networks Summit 200

I need to upgrade a small network I know nothing about. The only manageable switch in an Extreme Networks Summit 200, running ExtremeWare 7.3 (from 2005!). Of course, the default admin password has ...
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snmp server and/or switch, help [closed]

i own and have configured a c2950-24 L2 switch. upon starting it up it asked if i wanted to configure snmp. i followed threw some steps but i have no clue how to actually use snmp. my switch logs when ...

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