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Monday, 26 November 2012 00:00

Configure SNMP community on cisco routers or switches devices

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Introduction

This article explain how to configure snmp community strings in cisco router or switch in order to receive data from them.

Enable snmp community strings

The procudure is as follows:After connecting to the network appliance in the exec mode go to into the configuration mode with #configure 

terminal command (Picture 1).

Picture 1: Go to into the configuration mode
 

Use the command "#snmp-server community public RO" in order to enable the Read Only (RO) community string (Picture 2).

Picture 2: Enable RO community string
 

where "public" is the Read-only community string. In Order to configure read-write community we use "RW" instead of "RO"  (Picture 3).

Picture 3: Enable RW community string
 

In the end exit the configuration mode #exit  and save the settings with #write memory command.

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