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SNMP

The device is designed with a SNMP Agent, which can receive the operation request from the Network Management System and give the corresponding information of the network and the device.

The device supports SNMPv1 protocol, SNMPv2 protocol and SNMPv3 protocol. SNMPv1 protocol and SNMPv2 protocol use community-based authentication to limit the Network Management System to get device information. SNMPv3 protocol introduces an user-based security module for information security and a view-based access control module for access control.

The device supports all relevant Management Information Base II (MIB II) groups defined in RFC-1213 and the Interfaces Group MIB (IF-MIB) using SMIv2 defined in RFC-2233. Besides, the system offers a private MIB, which contains the system information, IPSec VPN information and statistics information of the device. You can use the private MIB by loading it into an SNMP MIB browser on the management host.

SNMP Agent

The device is designed with a SNMP Agent, which provides network management and monitors the running status of the network and devices by viewing statistics and receiving notification of important system events.

To configure an SNMP Agent, take the following steps:

  1. Select System > SNMP > SNMP Agent.
  2. Click Apply.

SNMP Engine ID identifies an engine uniquely. SNMP Engine is an important component of the SNMP entity (Network Management System or managed network device) which implements the functions like the reception/sending and verification of SNMP messages, PDU abstraction, encapsulation, and communications with SNMP applications.

SNMP Host

To create an SNMP host, take the following steps:

  1. Select System > SNMP > SNMP Host.
  2. Click New.
  3. Click OK.

Trap Host

To create a Trap host, take the following steps:

  1. Select System > SNMP > Trap Host.
  2. Click New.
  3. Click OK.

V3 User Group

SNMPv3 protocol introduces a user-based security module. You need to create an SNMP V3 user group for the SNMP host if the SNMP version is V3.

To create a V3 user group:

  1. Select System > SNMP > V3 User Group.
  2. Click New.
  3. Click OK.

V3 User

If the selected SNMP version is V3, you need to create an SNMP V3 user group for the SNMP host and then add users to the user group.

To create a user for an existing V3 user group, take the following steps:

  1. Select System > SNMP > V3 User.
  2. Click New.
  3. Click OK.