[nycbug-talk] SNMP for knowledgable newcomers
Mon Jun 28 21:07:15 EDT 2004
On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 18:28:48 -0400
Jesse Callaway <jesse at theholymountain.com> wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2004, at 6:19 PM, G.Rosamond wrote:
> > On Jun 28, 2004, at 6:05 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:
> >> Hey All,
> >> I was wondering if anyone had the skinny on some good starter
> >> resources for using SNMP. I've got some hardware I want to
> >monitor, > (starting with my DSL router and a switch), and want to
> >dive into > SNMP carefully and securely.
> >> I hate to bug the list with something which may be so trivial, but
> >> there's just SOOOO much SNMP resources out there, and I'm a bit
> >> overloaded/confused by it all...
> >> Can anyone toss me some URL bones?
> > /net/net-snmp
> > make install
> > good start. . .
> > that booked we both picked up at lesmuug is very useful . .
> > g
> grab 'snmpwalk' and use 'public' as the community string on almost
> anyone's router (your NAT box?) and you'll have something to work with
It is sad to see some things never change.
I would also recommend net-snmp.sf.net and the following book, it is
SNMP, SNMPv2, SNMPv3, and RMON 1 and 2 (3rd Edition)
ps the real trick to snmp is understanding the mibs, much more so then
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