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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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Cisco Access Switches: Monitoring AAA server dead via SNMP?

This is a new setup of Cisco access switches (2960S, 2960X IOS with 15.2(2)E9, but mostly C1000 with IOS 15.2(7)E*), with a Cisco ISE 3.0 as authentication server for 802.1X, config style is to be ...
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SNMP errindex is set while using rttMon on asr900rsp3

SmokePing can't create an rrtMon task on a asr900rsp3 router. While using debug snmp on the router I got the log below Apr 12 05:02:30.908 UTC: SNMP: Response, reqid 1608294255, errstat 10, erridx 5 ...
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What should be the appropriate index for the arp table entry in MIB file?

I am trying to make a generic arp table that collects all cached arp translations from all interfaces. (as a mib file to be used with SNMP) the structure of the table would look like this: I know ...
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Explanation about SNMPv3 USM

Context I am having trouble understanding the USM model in SNMPv3. I base my research and understanding on RFC 3414. My problem is that authentication is not enforced in some implementations of SNMP, ...
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what are the difficulties of configuring switches through SNMP?

I have a cisco switch that supports CLI, SNMP, and NETCONF for management issues. I should develop an application for managing the switch which should include monitoring and also configuring ...
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SNMPv2 to v3 conversion

Can I use a Cisco router to convert SNMPv2 from an end device in one network to SNMPv3 and the C&M software in another network? The end device can only handle SNMPv2, but the C&M community is ...
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snmp mib for monitoring service instance counters

in career ethernet switches like ME3600, we can configure EVC as defined in MEF. evc counters(service instance counters) are as follow: rx_green_frames; rx_green_bytes; rx_yellow_frames; ...
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How can I monitor BFD flaps?

We need to monitor BFD flaps on our Cisco Nexus devices but the problem is that Zabbix do SNMP polling every 1 minute, and we can't detect, for example, 5 sec BFD flaps. We detect only if BFD down for ...
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How can I obtain SNMP OID from Arista in right way?

What is right way for obtain Oid from Arista? I need obtain temperature from the switch. From this I find out that CPU sensor OID is .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.1.100006001: switch#show snmp mib walk .1 | grep &...
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h3c switch - get which trunk group that a port belongs to via SNMP

Switch: HP FF 12900 with JG857A, JG626A and JG623A modules I want to get which trunk group a port is belongs to via SNMP on my h3c core switch. Which MIB and OID can I use to get that data via SNMP? A ...
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snmpget for HP switch - ifType not found

I'm learning about fetching information via SNMP towards our HP switches. I'm trying to query a switch using the OID BRIDGE-MIB::dot1dTpFdbPort included with a known MAC address 50:65:f3:2e:c5:5c, as ...
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Why I am Getting %100+ Network Usage From SNMP? [closed]

I am using SNMP in Ubuntu 20.04 to get the network usage info and I am using this formula to calculate the network usage: InOctets : The difference between two poll cycles of collecting the snmp which ...
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Should snmpIfHCInUcastPkts include packets bigger than 1522 bytes? [closed]

Packets bigger than 1522 bytes (as counted by Spirent Test Center) are being forwarded (bridged) but not counted in the following hardware counters on an Open Network Linux device: ifHCInUcastPkts ...
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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 SNMP?

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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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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