A Few Easy Steps: Cisco IOS, Setup SNMP.

In this session of A Few Easy Steps, we will Setup SNMP on a Cisco Router.
In General this will work on any Cisco IOS Device.

Session Prerequisites:

  • You have terminal or console access to your Cisco device.

Session Assumptions:

  • Read/Write Community is private
  • ReadOnly Community is public
  • Location is Columbus, Ohio
  • Contact is Josh OBrien
  • chassis-id is TestRouter

Our goals of this session are:

  • Setup Read/Write Community
  • Setup ReadOnly Community
  • Setup SNMP Location
  • Setup SNMP Contact
  • Setup SNMP Chassis ID

Setup Read/Write Community

!
conf t
!
snmp-server community private RW
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

Setup ReadOnly Community

!
conf t
!
snmp-server community public RO
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

Setup SNMP Location

!
conf t
!
snmp-server location Columbus, Ohio
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

Setup SNMP Contact

!
conf t
!
snmp-server contact Josh OBrien
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

Setup Chassis ID

!
conf t
!
snmp-server chassis-id TestRouter
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

Entire Session:

!
conf t
!
snmp-server community public RO
!
snmp-server community private RW
!
snmp-server location Columbus, Ohio
!
snmp-server contact Josh OBrien
!
snmp-server chassis-id TestRouter
!
end
!
copy running-config startup-config

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