Inventory collection failed, LMS 3.2

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Mar 20th, 2010


There is the failure of the Inventory collection on switch with the following message in RME job log:
"Transport session to device failed. Cause: Authentication failed on device." , but at the same time everything is OK with snmpwalk running from Device center :

The following is a SNMP walk of device starting from .

SNMP Walk Output

RFC1213-MIB::sysName.0 = STRING: ""

Snmp timeout value = 10sec.

Could you explain the reason of this and could you help me to solve the problem?

I have this problem too.
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Joe Clarke Sat, 03/20/2010 - 14:03

Just because you can make SNMP Walk work does not mean the SNMP credentials are correct in DCR.  Start a sniffer trace filtering on SNMP (udp/161) traffic to this device, then perform an inventory collection for it.  The trace file should show why the failure is occurring.

ESSergachev Sun, 03/21/2010 - 04:24

Debug snmp headers on switch show the legal string when Inventory collection job active.

Joe Clarke Sun, 03/21/2010 - 10:33

Then go to Common Services > Device and Credentials > Device Management, select this device, and click the Edit Credentials button.  Re-enter the SNMP credentials for this device.


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