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Does SNMP query leave any log on to the monitored device?

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Does SNMP query leave any log on to the monitored device?
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depends on the device..  our routers have snmp verbose logging enabled and that shows us snmp read requests.. mind you if you have the read or write community strings for the snmp devices then you're basically allowed to access them..

if you want to stop devices reading snmp .. change the community strings..

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So, If I monitoring only by read community strings on the snmp devices (Servers, SW, FW) that monitored devices does not create any log on him self about my snmp query?
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not normally no.. you'd have to specifically setup logging for that purpose.
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