SNMP v1 trap PDU

Posted on 2009-12-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Is OK to have an enterprise OID like "" in a SNMP v1 trap PDU or is it restricted to "" format ?  RFC 1157 only describe it as the "type of object generating trap" so I'm not very sure.
Question by:LogicInnovations
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    Accepted Solution

    the rfc also mentions sysObjectID.  So it should match that in all traps being sent.  however, technically speaking, you can put what ever you want in there for custom traps though.
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    Assisted Solution

    It is an administratively assigned name. So, it can be anything - you do need to get your enterprise ID registered with IANA. Any number of sub-OIDs after the enterprise ID, is your call. So, be careful :-)

    In short, it is OK.

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