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SNMP on cisco router

I want to configure SNMP on my cisco 26xx series router, i have solarwinds configure on my one of the desktop now i want to configure the SNMP to make communication between both Solarwinds and cisco routers, then what are the configuration and understanding require in order to make it function properly. I am also looking for some good link for the same.

Cisco Employee

Re: SNMP on cisco router

Here's a good basic overview of configuring SNMP on an IOS device. The guide is for 12.2 which covers SNMPv1, v2c, and v3. However, you will probably want to focus on the v1/v2c pieces regarding SNMP community strings. That is probably a good place to start:

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Re: SNMP on cisco router

hi clarke,

thank you very much for your reply,

now i want to understand MIB can you explain me or give me the overview with short and sweet defination or some link not for complex structure but for basic understanding of MIB.

Cisco Employee

Re: SNMP on cisco router

Here's a link right from your Solarwinds application that has a short and sweet paragraph describing what a MIB is:

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