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vikas.mattu
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎08-01-2012

Need Assistance to configure SNMP Trap using private string

Hi Experts

Can someone assist\help me in "how to configure SNMP Trap using a Private String on a standalone Brocade switch ?

Firmware : 7.xx

I am getting error message below:

sNMPtrap from switch

10:06:48 fswitch_4 SUPPRESSED SUPPRESSED 2948:20 <%CATD_I_060, SNMPTRAP: -c public unknown 130.4.1.24 fswitch_4 6 4 0:00:00 4 OID: 1.3.6.1.3.94.1.11.1.3.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 .iso.org.dod.internet.experimental.94.1.11.1.3.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 VALUE: 417352 OID: 1.3.6.1.3.94.1.11.1.7.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 .iso.org.dod.internet.experimental.94.1.11.1.7.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 VALUE: 2 OID: 1.3.6.1.3.94.1.11.1.8.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 .iso.org.dod.internet.experimental.94.1.11.1.8.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 VALUE: 0.0 OID: 1.3.6.1.3.94.1.11.1.9.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 .iso.org.dod.internet.experimental.94.1.11.1.9.16.0.0.5.30.53.175.99.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.417352 VALUE: SEC-1203 Login information: Login successful via TELNET/SSH/RSH. IP Addr: 130.6.1.49>

SNMPTRAP: -c public unknown 130.4.1.24 fswitch_4 6 4 0:00:00 4 OID:

I tried to configure in the switch shown below but I get same error message about public string.

SNMPv1 community and trap recipient configuration:
  Community 1: Secret C0de (rw)
  No trap recipient configured yet
  Community 2: OrigEquipMfr (rw)
  No trap recipient configured yet
  Community 3: private (rw)
  Trap recipient: 10.255.250.100
  Trap recipient Severity level: 4
  Community 4: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0
Community 5: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0
  Community 6: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0

Community 3: private (rw)



Please help.


Community Manager
Mike Eversole
Posts: 360
Registered: ‎04-08-2009

Re: Need Assistance to configure SNMP Trap using private string

Hi vikas.mattu.  I'm not an expert by any means on this issue, but could you specify where exactly you are getting an error message please? 

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vikas.mattu
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎08-01-2012

Re: Need Assistance to configure SNMP Trap using private string

Hi Meversol

I get below message even after changing the community string to Private.

SNMPTRAP: -c public unknown 130.4.1.24 fswitch_4 6 4 0:00:00 4 OID:

when i change the Community string to private i should get acknowledment about private not public.

below is the setup

SNMPv1 community and trap recipient configuration:
  Community 1: Secret C0de (rw)
  No trap recipient configured yet
  Community 2: OrigEquipMfr (rw)
  No trap recipient configured yet
  Community 3: private (rw)
  Trap recipient: 10.255.250.100
  Trap recipient Severity level: 4
  Community 4: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0
Community 5: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0
  Community 6: public (ro)
  Trap recipient: 1.1.1.1
  Trap recipient Severity level: 0
Community 3: private (rw)

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