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SNMP

The IP Fabric appliance can be monitored using the SNMP protocol. CPU, memory, hard drives, and network interfaces can be monitored. The IP Fabric appliance uses standard Linux OS OIDs.

To enable SNMP on IP Fabric, go to Settings¬†→ System¬†→ SNMP, click the on/off toggle and select 2c or 3 from the Version list:

SNMP

Security note

Only IP addresses specified in the NMS IPs field are enabled to have access to SNMP port 161/udp.

If you selected version 2c, please configure:

  1. NMS IPs – IP addresses of remote monitoring servers
  2. Locality – location of IP Fabric appliance
  3. System Contact – contact details (e.g. email) of a responsible person or department
  4. Community string – must match community string configured on monitoring server
  5. Click Save

Version 2c

If you selected version 3, please configure:

SNMP v3

For user authentication, only SHA is supported. For data privacy, AES is used.

  1. NMS IPs – IP addresses of remote monitoring servers
  2. Locality – location of IP Fabric appliance
  3. System Contact – contact details (e.g. email) of a responsible person or department
  4. Username – SNMPv3 user
  5. Passphrase – authentication passphrase
  6. Encryption Passphrase – privacy passphrase
  7. Click Save

Version 3

Username and Password Character Restrictions

Username must match the following regular expression: /^[A-Za-z0-9_][A-Za-z0-9\._-]*\$?$/

  • It must start with one of these characters: A-Z a-z 0-9 _
  • It may contain any of these characters: A-Z a-z 0-9 ._-
  • $ is only allowed once at the very end.

Password must match the following regular expression: /^[A-Za-z0-9\.,\/_@%^:=+ -]*$/

  • It must contain only these characters: A-Z a-z 0-9 .,/_@%^:=+ -