[rrd-users] Re: Default community string and SNMP

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Wed Sep 3 16:00:52 MEST 2003

It was foretold that on Wed, 03 Sep 2003 13:46:25 +0000, yaka patiya 
<yakpatiya at hotmail.com> would mumble:

> Can someone tell me what's the best way to find out if SNMP is enabled. I
> think I can do this through getif. But how will I know what the community
> string is? How can I find that out ? Any help would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> T

You could try to connect to the SNMP port (usually 161). If the connection 
is successful, SNMP should be running on the target.
About the community string: since this is a *password* for SNMP access, it 
is secret and therefore not readable.

Peter Buecker

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