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    Default little question about snmp

    in /usr/tmp/snmpd.log
    .....
    06/22/03 18:44:51 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name:
    xyz
    06/25/03 18:43:08 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name:
    xyz
    06/25/03 18:43:18 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name:
    xyz
    06/25/03 18:43:28 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name:
    xyz
    06/25/03 18:43:38 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name:
    xyz

    I don't find the name xyz in the file snmpd.conf and I don't know from where
    this name comes.
    As anyone an idea?

    jmm



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  2. #2

    Default Re: little question about snmp

    "Joom" <jmeyer@pax.ch> writes:
    > in /usr/tmp/snmpd.log
    > ....
    > 06/22/03 18:44:51 EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: xyz
    >
    > I don't find the name xyz in the file snmpd.conf and I don't know from where
    > this name comes.
    > As anyone an idea?
    It appears that something is attempting to query your host's SNMP
    agent, and it's using the wrong community string.

    Crank up the logging level in snmpd.conf and perhaps you can find the
    IP address of the SNMP manager that's attempting this query and put a
    stop to it.

    Or better still, use tcp wrappers to reject all inbound SNMP
    connections on TCP/UDP 161/162 unless you have a legitimate need for
    external SNMP managers to query your SNMP agent on that box.

    Best Regards,
    --
    Todd H.
    [url]http://www.toddh.net/[/url]
    Todd H. Guest

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