FWSM SNMPv2c

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Feb 23rd, 2009

Alright,

Here I go again...We had configured one of our FWSM's to allow snmpv2c / ssh to archive the configs. All went well...finally got it working, thanks to JClarke....so, I'm in doing the same thing, exact procedure with a different FWSM...From CW, SSH credentials test good. I can SSH to the interface on the firewall from the CW server all appears good.

However, when I attempt to SNMP walk, or test the community string from within CW, it fails with "Wrong Credentials". this seems like a trivial problem. But have verified the credentials and have even changed them (longer/more complex) and still, same error...verified ACL to the interface on the FWSM (allows IP any/any) any thoughts on this particular "wrong credentials" prob...

I have this problem too.
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Joe Clarke Mon, 02/23/2009 - 09:55

The same suggestions I offered before still apply. You must allow the LMS server to poll the FWSM:

snmp-server host Vlan10 10.1.1.1 poll community public

Beyond that, use a sniffer to make sure the SNMP packets are making it to the FWSM, and that the community string is, in fact, correct.

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