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Performance and Fault Management by James M. Thompson, Kent J. Phelps, Robert L. Pavone, Christopher E. Elliott, Paul L. Della Maggiora

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Setting Up SNMP

Configuring SNMP on Cisco devices is the basic method used by most network managers for maintaining and monitoring their network. Network management platforms and applications utilize SNMP heavily for data collection and event correlation of network devices. We'll focus here on the preferred way to set up Cisco devices for SNMP management using SNMPv1 examples. For more information on SNMP and community strings, refer to “Simple Network Management Protocol” in Chapter 8, “Understanding Network Management Protocols.”

NOTE

Due to the ever-evolving SNMP technology (especially SNMPv3, currently), there is no discussion on the SNMPv3 set up in the Cisco devices. If you require up-to-date information regarding SNMPv3, please refer to ...

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