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Sonicwall Firewall Bandwidth Monitoring Steps



I keep getting the following error when trying to add a 'Bandwidth Monitoring' Sensor to my SonicWALL TZ180 Enhanced OS Firewall. Error Message:"No response (check: firewalls, routing, snmp settings of device, IPs, SNMP version, community, passwords etc) (SNMP error # -2003)"

I need someone's assistance in setting this up.

bandwidth firewall snmp sonicwall

Created on Sep 22, 2010 1:31:39 PM

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first of all please if the SNMP Settings (Version, Community String, port, eventual authentication, etc.) are correct. Then please also check if PRTG (or the PC on which PRTG is installed) is allowed to send SNMP Requests to the firewall.
You can also use our SNMP Tester to test the SNMP-Functionality on the firewall. Please consider this article additionally.

As of version 13.x.6, PRTG includes also a native SNMP SonicWALL VPN Traffic Sensor which monitors the traffic of an Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Network (VPN) on a Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliance (NSA).

Best Regards.

Created on Sep 22, 2010 3:52:40 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Dec 5, 2013 4:10:10 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]



Thanks Torsten I used the SNMP Tester and it kept failing. Finally, I called SonicWALL Tech Support and they Remote Connected and fixed the problem by Checking the 'SNMP' Checkbox on the LAN Interface Port [Network->Interface->Configure (LAN) and enable SNMP Checkbox].

Then it worked fine after that.

Thanks for all your support. Shawn B.

Created on Sep 28, 2010 2:08:04 PM

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