[TriLUG] SNMP info?
Sat, 9 Feb 2002 09:26:42 -0500
M. Mueller (bhu5nji) [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> Anybody running SNMP? Is it a big security hole? If so, can it be closed?
SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 are all horribly insecure. You should never run them anywhere
other than behind a good firewall. SNMPv3 includes encryption support; whether
it is any good is a matter yet to be decided. =)
Unfortunately, SNMPv3 support in devices (and software, for that matter) is
very low at this point. net-snmp is one of the few open-source tools with good
Oh, and in that list of SNMP apps, I didn't see OpenNMS...
http://www.opennms.org/ -- we do SNMP performance graphing using RRDtool among
other things. (local boys make it big ;)
Ben Reed a.k.a. Ranger Rick (email@example.com)
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