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I am trying out your software and I am having some issues setting up SNMP bandwidth monitoring. I have set it up on 2 other routers of mine and it works really well but I am having issues with 2 others and I am getting these stats on the router (same model as the others):

Received SNMP Packets: 65 Bad Community Names: 40 Bad Community Uses: 25 Bad Versions: 0 Silent Drops: 0 Proxy Drops: 0 ASN Parse Errors: 65

can anyone help me set up this snmp monitoring on the Router?

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Created on Jun 22, 2011 3:06:33 PM

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which vendor/type are your routers? Is there any difference between the two were the SNMP (Traffic?) Monitoring is working and the other two? Firmware? Settings?

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Created on Jun 22, 2011 4:21:52 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Not working sites: Adtran NetVanta 3200 - firmware 9950860-2a1302.biz (13.02.00.E) Adtran NetVanta 3200 - firmware 9950860-2a1502.biz (15.02.00.E)

It is the same SNMP traffic - just simple monitoring of the bandwidth on the WAN link ... bytes in/out

working: Adtran NetVanta 3200 - firmware 9950860-2a1402.biz (14.02.00.E) Adtran NetVanta 1335 - firmware NV1335a-17-06-01-00-E.biz (

Created on Jun 22, 2011 4:31:26 PM



It seems the firmwares are not the issue. So it might be the SNMP Settings. You can also use our SNMP Tester to do further testing.

Created on Jun 24, 2011 11:54:18 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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