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Enabling Port Security Traps on CatOS

Looking for help on getting our Cisco 5500 series (CatOS 5.5) to report port security traps to our HPOV server.

The trap is being reported to the switch syslog properly.

The port security trap is enabled for all ports.

The HPOV box receives a "Config change has been made on Module X by SecurityRx//" alarm when port security traps are sent form CatOS devices.

The Cisco-PortSecurity Mib has been loaded on the HPOV server.

We are recieving the correct port security trap for IOS devices.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


Re: Enabling Port Security Traps on CatOS

On a Catalyst OS, the behavior of a port depends on how you configure it to respond to a security violation. If a security violation occurs, the Link LED for that port turns orange, and a link-down trap is sent to the SNMP manager. An SNMP trap is not sent if you configure the port for restrictive violation mode. A trap is sent only if you configure the port to shut down during a security violation.

You can generate SNMP traps whenever a MAC address change occurs by enabling the "set snmp trap enable macnotification" command in conjunction with enabling the "set cam notification" and "set cam notification historysize" commands.