[mrtg] Re: Cisco PIX 515E

Alan Rader darlists at bakerd.com
Mon Sep 22 15:20:41 MEST 2003

Thanks to all those that posted things for me to try, it did end up just
needing a reboot and whala, snmpv1 responses.  BTW, this was on a PIX
525 set up for failover with another 525 running both running 6.2(2) in
case any stumbles on this in the future in the archives.

-----Original Message-----
From: McBurnett, Jim [mailto:jmcburnett at msmgmt.com] 
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 9:42 PM
To: Alan Rader
Subject: RE: [mrtg] Re: Cisco PIX 515E

I may be able to help..
Send me an output of 
show runn | in snmp


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Rader [mailto:darlists at bakerd.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2003 6:43 PM
> To: mrtg at list.ee.ethz.ch
> Subject: [mrtg] Re: Cisco PIX 515E
> I may try that this weekend.  We have an alternate T1 with a PIX on it

> and it is working for me.  The differences are:
> Works on my 515
> Can't get snmp info on my 525.
> Since the 525 is our main firewall, it is more secure.  So it may just

> be an issue with finding out what ACLs and such may be preventing snmp

> traffic, but I don't see any denying snmp on the side.
> I will try the reboot first though.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rich Adamson [mailto:radamson at routers.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2003 6:28 PM
> To: Alan Rader
> Subject: Re: [mrtg] Re: Cisco PIX 515E
> > The community string is correct and it does not start with a
> > non-alphanumeric symbol.  The ip is correct and I can ping 
> it from the
> > server that is running mrtg.  The PIX is on the same switched local
> > LAN as the server.  I have tried using Getif 2.3 with no 
> luck from the
> > mrtg server.  I have the PIX setup to use a syslog server and am
> > logging warnings and have not seen any snmp errors.  I am 
> not sure if
> > warnings may be too high though.  I have not tried a sniffer yet.
> We've seen some versions of PIX software that require a reboot after 
> implementing snmp and syslogging. I've not attempted to identify which

> specific version, but I'd suggest reboot the PIX and test again.

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