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Confusion about snmp settings at remote probe



Im running a PRTG server and added a python mini probe for Linux to monitoring some devices of a network via snmp. Working fine with v1. If I set the snmp rule at root (top of PRTG) to snmp v3 all sensors going to be weak. Inside the settings of those sensors I found the old entry of community string (from v1 test). PRTG does not allow to delete the old entry. Everytime I try to do that, PRTG shows me "mandatory information". It isnt! I dont use v3-communitys (I know there is a possible way do to this but its not needed). All my network devices are configured right for snmp v3. Thats told me the Paessler SNMP Tester 5.2.3.

If I try to set up a new sensor, PRTG does same. Want everytime a cummunity string.

At wich point Im doing wrong?

python-mini-probe snmp v3

Created on Jul 15, 2016 2:36:34 PM

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I think it would be best if you contact us by email ([email protected]) with a few screenshots showing the issue otherwise you would need to upload them to some hosting service to post it here.

Kind regards.

P.S.: You can also write us auf deutsch, when you like :)

Created on Jul 19, 2016 10:38:43 AM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]



You got Mehl. ;-)

Created on Jul 19, 2016 12:13:26 PM



Mehl received, thank you :)

Will get back to you.

Kind regards.

Created on Jul 19, 2016 1:15:10 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

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