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Configuration Guide - Network Management and Monitoring

CloudEngine 8800, 7800, 6800, and 5800 V200R005C10

This document describes the configurations of Network Management and Monitoring, including SNMP, RMON, NETCONF, OpenFlow, LLDP, NQA, Mirroring, Packet Capture, Packet Trace, Path and Connectivity Detection Configuration, NetStream, sFlow, and iPCA.
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Configuring a Device to Communicate with an NMS Through SNMPv1

Configuring a Device to Communicate with an NMS Through SNMPv1


To allow a device to communicate with an NMS through SNMPv1, configure SNMPv1 on the device. The SNMP parameters must be configured on both the managed device (agent) and NMS. This section describes only the SNMP configurations on the agent side. For details about SNMP configurations on an NMS, see the NMS operation guide.

SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c lack of authentication capabilities, resulting in vulnerability to security threats. When security is a concern, SNMPv3 is recommended.

Pre-configuration Tasks

Before configuring the switch to communicate with an NMS through SNMPv1, configure a routing protocol to ensure that a reachable route exists between the switch and NMS.


When you configure the switch to communicate with the NMS through SNMPv1, only Configuring Basic SNMPv1 Functions is mandatory. The other steps are optional and can be performed in any sequence.

After the basic SNMP functions are configured, the switch and NMS can communicate with each other.
  • The NMS using the specified community name can access the ViewDefault view, in which the internet MIB (OID: can be operated.

  • The managed device sends traps generated by the modules that are enabled by default to the NMS.

The following are optional SNMPv1 configurations to implement refined management:
Updated: 2019-04-20

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