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I sometimes get this error on snmp traffic sensors - SNMPERR_BAD_SENDTO (SNMP error # -12) after pousing the sensor and then resume it come back to normal state.

what this error means? can I do something to recover the sensor automatically?

Thanks Meir

error-messages sensor snmp

Created on May 22, 2011 5:19:00 AM

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This error takes place if there is an issue forwarding SNMP packets. Unfortunately it isn't further specified. Are you using SNMP v1, v2c, or v3? Do other SNMP sensors work while you get this error? Are you able to monitor other SNMP sensors on the target device?

Created on May 30, 2011 2:47:27 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



I'm using SNMP v2. all of the other sensors worked fine, at the same device and other devices.

As i said, pause and resume the sensor recovered it.

Created on May 31, 2011 7:02:23 AM

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