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Allow SNMP/Ping  an interface on a Cisco ASA router running 7.0(7)  for management

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Runnign a Cisco ASA 7.0(7) and for management purposes want to proactivly manage the interfaces via SNMP.
Requires settin gup SNMP and PING on the interfaces.
How is this done ?
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SNMP configs:-------------------------
snmp-server host [ip of snmp server]
snmp-server community [community string] RO (read only)
snmp-server community [community string] RW (read/write)
snmp-server enable traps
Here's Cisco's doc's on confiuguring SNMP on the PIX/ASA:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_tech_note09186a0080094a13.shtml
PING------------------------
icmp permit any echo-reply inside
Here's cisco doc's on this:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_tech_note09186a0080094e8a.shtml#pingsown

Commented:
I just can't seem to figure out why my ASA doesn't seem to want to take a RO|RW parameter.
ASA-5505(config)# snmp-server community myCommunity RW
 
And I get an invalid character reference at the "R" in "RW"

ASA software is 7.2(3)

Any ideas??? I looked for the above solution in the 7.2 command line reference, and there was no mention of the RO or RW parameter either. I need to make my community string RW, and cannot do it.

Commented:
You cannot RW to a PIX/ASA, only to routers.   http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/asa70/configuration/guide/trouble.html

They do not "support it."  This is probably for security reasons.

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