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Monday, 26 November 2012 00:00

Configure SNMP community on cisco routers or switches devices

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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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