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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is used for managing devices on IP networks. It is most often used to query statistics for network equipment.

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Prime Infrastructure IOS-XE device type recognition

Catalyst switches usually form a stack on boot up, even if they are not stacked. They just form a stack with themselves. So Prime Infrastructure reads out the model of the switch, that says it is a ...
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Community String vs password - what’s the rationale behind the term name? [closed]

I’m just starting my learning of networking. The term “community string” refers to a type of password, Especially when it comes to sending/receiving configuration settings to/from a snmp server, ...
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Policy based network management - operation modes

Can someone explain to me what PBNM operation modes(i.e, initialization, provisioning and outsourcing) are? If not can anyone give me a reference to some textbook etc.Thank you very much in advance.
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SNMPv3 context on IOS-XE does not seem to work with Prime

We recently switched to SNMPV3 and experience the issue, that there is no client data available within prime anymore. So we quickly read about the SNMP context we need to add to our devices ...
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Why is in all arp table snmp oids an interface index before the ip number?

When I want to get arp information about a single ip number or subnet, I have to snmpwalk the whole arp table, as some oid architects had the "great" idea to always insert an interface index ...
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How to monitor vlan using SMNP?

I am a newbie to building a monitor system using Prometheus and SNMP exporter, I have succeeded get metric from the physical interface, but I want to monitor VLAN on a trunk port, is that possible ? ...
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Can IOS-XE handle multiple snmp-trap source?

we have multiple VRF on an ASR and the snmp traps should be sent on different VRFs. All VRF has a dedicated Loopback interface which should be used as snmp trap source. The snmp-server trap-source ...
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Enable snmp read-only on Cumulus HW

What is the right way to add SNMP READ-only on a Cumulus switch and restrict access by multiple source IP addresses blocks?
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can't find cbQosCMPostPolicyBitRate64 oid for cisco

i have use snmpwalk go get police Bit Rate Traffic policy-map(QOS) for my cisco ASR1006 but i need a 64bit barbecue my traffic is more of 5000Mbps so 32bit can't handle it . ~# snmpwalk -v2c -c aaa ...
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read traffic/bandwidth usage by protocol

I need to analyze the traffic of a Fortigate Firewall in my program. Currently, I can read the overall traffic using SNMP. The problem is that I need to analyze the type of traffic (HTTP, video ...
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uncorrected snmp Qos value from cisco

hello i have a router cisco 1006 and i create a policy-map with to class policy-map CheckBand-BandPerUsr class BandPerUsr police cir 10000000000 class class-default police cir 10000000000 ...
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“ospfNbrIpAddr” parameter in RFC 4750 page 53

in RFC 4750 page 53, there is a parameter called "ospfNbrIpAddr", I am not sure exactly what it means. Suppose I have two router, they are connected through physical ethernet port1, router A port1: ...
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Multiple SNMP servers on single agent

I am trying to test a new SNMP server (Nagios Core) along side the current one (Check MK) which has already been running for quite some time now. Will this cause any problems on an agent device (Cisco ...
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Cisco snmp-server single user for multiple snmp versions

Attempting to maintain SNMP v2c compatibility while implementing SNMP v3 on cisco switch 5506cx. Would a user that was previously used for v2c see issues with v2c if it is added to a v3 group? For ...
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Why got no response from xx.xx.xx.xx when adding @vlan to snmp command?

I want to retrieve host's mac addressed which connected to cisco switch. And I see a lot of people say that "snmpbulkwalk -v2c -cpublic@vlan hostname BRIDGE-MIB::dot1dTpFdbTable" can get the host's ...
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Why can't get host's mac address on l2 switch through snmp? But can get it on l3 router

I am trying to get computer's mac address through snmp. I have an envirmont in GNS3: l3 R1's image is vios-adventerprisek9-m.SPA.157-3.M3 l2 SW1's image is viosl2-adventerprisek9-m.SSA....
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IfInDiscards and IfOutDiscards counters

Could someone tell me what do ifinDiscards (.1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.13) and ifOutDiscards (.1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.14) exactly mean? Thanks.
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What is foundry/brocade/ruckus LAG stats and utilization MIB/OIDs

I noticed that snSwIfStatsInBitsPerSec => brcdIp.1.1.3.3.5.1.48 and snSwIfStatsOutBitsPerSec => brcdIp.1.1.3.3.5.1.49 are available for physical ports only which show the number of bits per second ...
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Cisco 3750: SNMP

On my Cisco 3750G, i have SNMPV3 enabled, this is working perfectly with Zabbix. I would like to separate production flows from supervision flows, Do you know if it's possible to enable SNMP ...
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Unable to see packet drops on tunnels

I have the following topology set on AWS where there are 4 CSR 1000v Routers deployed and Segment Routing enabled in which the Segment Routing Headend is R1 and the destination is R3. I aim to send ...
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How to filter the physical port of the switch through snmp?

I tried using snmp to get ifdescr, I think the interface name containing Ethernet might be a physical port, but I am not sure. In addition, the interface in dot3StatsIndex is also like a physical ...
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Why I cannot see packet loss on GRE over capacity tunnels?

I have the following topology set on AWS where there are 4 CSR 1000v Routers deployed and Segment Routing enabled in which the Segment Routing Headend is R1 and the destination is R3. I aim to send ...
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Why using Telnet with SNMP? [closed]

Recently I got a question asking what is the reason to use SNMP in combination with telnet since using 2 protocols is not a good practice. I did a research on the topic but could not find reasonable ...
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Dell N-Series SNMP, resolve mac adress from interface list

I can easily pull the interface list status, by doing a OID walk. This is how I can tell whether a port is online or offline. To physically resolve the location I then walk. (1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.2) ...
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Is it possible to differentiate cisco ports on monitoring system via snmp?

I am managing some cisco switches in my monitoring software (zabbix), and it provides useful insights that I would like to monitor: Warning on link up / down Warning when ports are on half duplex ...
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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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Understanding Throughput of interfaces problem on Cisco Routers

I have the following topology set on AWS where there are 4 CSR 1000v Routers deployed and Segment Routing enabled in which the Segment Routing Headend is R1 and the destination is R3. I aim to send ...
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Collect UDP packets lost during iPerf test

I'm testing my network infrastructure where I'm using iPerf and UDP protocol. I'm using the following: On the server side: ubuntu@ip-172-0-1-11:~$ iperf -s -u and the client side: ubuntu@ip-172-2-...
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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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Unable to get NetFlow flow in Cisco CSR1000v on AWS

I'm trying to use NetFlow Traffic Analyzer of SolarWinds or any NetFlow Monitor in my Cisco CSR1000v routers which are deployed on AWS. I am unable to see any NetFlow flows in the NetFlow Traffic ...
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The SNMP do not up the 161 port

I have a HUAWEI S5720 Switch(manage IP: 10.10.11.118), and I opened the snmp service of it: the configuration is: # ...
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Decreasing SNMP update timer on IOS-XR (CISCO ASR)

I've a case where i'm trying to poll SNMP information every 10 seconds from a Cisco IOS-XR devices (interfaces mib). Seems like CISCO IOS-XR updates SNMP information every 15secs, so sometimes ...
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Cisco IOS Version changes for SNMPv3 server-group context

I'm trying to understand switch mapping using SNMPv3. It's come to my attention that the group(user) who is authenticating needs access to thecontext for mapping out VLANs. I've figures out this can ...
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In a reboot/Shutdown event, would SNMP trap be sent before the event occurrence or after that? [closed]

When a device is getting ready to shut down or reboot, Would the SNMP agent send the trap notification to the destination host before the shutdown/reboot event, or after that? What's the general rule ...
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Palo Alto monitor bandwidth usage using SNMP

I'm trying to monitor bandwidth usage on my Palo Alto firewall using SNMP. However only the ifInOctets & ifOutOctets counters of VLAN interfaces are updated. The counters for real interfaces are ...
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What exact does MIB represent in SNMP? How is it different from OID?

In SNMP, we represent each entity of information using object and to identify each object uniquely, we use OID (Object Identifier). Now there is another terminology - MIB. I know it stands for "...
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What's the difference between dot1dTpFdbPort and dot1qTpFdbPort, and what are the octets before the last 6 (

So ... I kinda struggle to understand the difference between dot1dTpFdbPort Either the value '0', or the port number of the port on which a frame having a source address equal to the value of the ...
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How to: Setting up SNMP on various Cisco platforms & Can you recover or configure a switch using SNMP?

How do you setup SNMP on different Cisco switches or routers? Is it possible to limit the IP addresses/subnets, that can access the SNMP communities via access lists? How do you recover or configure ...
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Network Bandwidth Utilization with SNMP

I have configured the bandwidth Utilization with the below formula, data i am getting after snmpwalk. Utilization = ( ifinOctect * 8 * 100 ) /( ifspeed * delta_time ) now i want to know if what is ...
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Juniper EX4300 / MAC limiting SNMP trap

I have the following device and configuration: Model: ex4300-32f Junos: 17.3R3-S3.3 show configuration groups GLOBAL-SNMP { snmp { client-list MANAGERS { 10.8.9.0/28; } community TEST-COMMUNITY ...
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SNMPv3 traps on Catalyst 9500

with our new Catalyst 9500 switches we want to use snmpv3 to send traps. Thats what I configured: snmp-server engineID local 1234567890ABCEDF snmp-server group SG_SERVERFARM v3 priv snmp-server trap-...
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Abstract service primitive

In SNMP RFC documents, often the concept of abstract service primitive (ASP) is used. What is ASP in fact ? I think it is also used in ISO OSI.
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Is there a test/example/dummy SNMP trap OID?

I want to send a test trap from a router, just to make sure SNMP is set up correctly, the server is receiving traps, etc. I could use some innocuous or irrelevant trap, but is there a specific trap ...
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How to recognize port type of cisco switch via SNMP?

I would like to filter just copper ports with snmp walks from a Cisco 2960 L2 switch. I already searched the Cisco SNMP Mibs but I did not found anything if the port is a copper or SFP port. ifType (...
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SNMP traps for RF systems: where to start?

I've been given the task of taking various status bits from an embedded RF device and asked to turn them into SNMP Traps. I have the SNMP library but I lack the knowledge on where to get or create the ...
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How to get per-process memory use from Cisco switches via SNMP

I'm trying to get per-process memory use from Cisco switches via SNMP. I've found an article suggesting you can subtract CISCO-PROCESS-MIB.cpmProcExtMemAllocatedRev and CISCO-PROCESS-MIB....
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SNMPv3 Failed authentification warnings (traps)

Is't someshow possible to enable SNMPv3 failed/wrong authentification events to be sent to some logging server or just the log message to be triggered on device itself ? I talking about IOSXR/IOS/IOS-...
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SNMP returns strange “bits sent/received” values on a particular port, why?

I have a HP V1910 Switch in my office. I have set up monitoring via SNMP on my local Zabbix server, and everything looks really good on almost all ports (for example, when I use iperf to test ...
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LAN side 1Gb link showing WAN 4Mbps throughput in SNMP

I am a-bit confused here. I have a FW connected to L2 switch then to an ISP router. My ISP link has a 4Mb capped on the egress. [My FW] <-1Gb link-> [p0 L2 Switch p1] <-1Gb link-> [ISP ...
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Can I get what filters are applied to an interface via SNMP?

I have some firewall filters on juniper devices- ex3300s make up the majority of them. I've been looking for an oid that will let me associate an IFL with the filters that are on it, and I've yet to ...