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SNMP authentication failure on Router

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Our syslog server shows
"SNMP-3-AUTHFAIL: Authentication failure for SNMP req from host 10.0.54.195"

*. syslog server got this message from one of the Router
*. the host which is requesting SNMP authentication to router is windows 98 Machine
*. there is another strange thing that Syslog gets these messages from Same Router but machines which scanning are different

this router has IOS 12.2(3) FC1

Regards,
Ranjit.
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Looks like someone is trying to access the router's SNMP interface but does not have the correct Community String.
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