SNMP doesnt work when NE 16 is managed with HP Open View

Publication Date:  2012-07-27 Views:  122 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
SNMP server HP Open View can ping NE 16 but all SNMP packets were discarded.
Alarm Information
Constant bad SNMP version errors
Handling Process
in such cases following command should be used snmp-server enable version v1 v2c. Otherwise SNMP PDU''s will be discarded although on lower levels managed devise might be pingable.
Root Cause
After analyzing the phenomena it is noticed that HP open view works with SNMP version 2C and NE is set by default to version 3.

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