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Cisco Router - How to find out the SNMP string

Hi. I am a newbie to Cisco routers/switches and their commands.

We are having a network performance assessment done on our network and to access the information on our Cisco routers, the SNMP string is needed. I have only been able to find out how to configure the SNMP. I wasn't sure if this was some sort of safety feature so that the string could not be found by an unwanted user.

I have tinkered with the show snmp command, but am looking for either a different command or what I need to add to the show snmp command.

Thanks for your help.
Christopher
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VanIT3
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that1guy15Commented:
You are looking for the SNMP community string. If you run "sh run" towards the bottum of the output you will see some lines like the ones listed below.
The first line list the community string. this is what you are looking for. If the below lines are not listed then you will need to add them.
 

snmp-server community public
snmp-server enable traps isdn (optional)
snmp-server host 172.16.1.27 version 2c public (snmp monitoring server)
snmp-server host 172.16.1.111 version 1 public (snmp monitoring server)
snmp-server host 172.16.1.33 public (snmp monitoring server)

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VanIT3Author Commented:
Thanks that1guy,

The answer worked perfectly.
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bsohn417Commented:
snmp-server community xyz  (string: xyz)   < you can have read-only or read-write
snmp-server host 10.80.80.80  xyz (snmp host :10.80.80.80, string:xyz
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