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will cisco ASA Firewall will support SNMP RW String

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I wanna configure a SNMP Community RW Or RO string in Cisco ASA, or Cisco ASA Firewall only support RO. & how to Configure it=
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by:Istvan Kalmar
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yep

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
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by:tyrosec
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HI ikalmar

Following RW or RO options are not available in cisco ASA Firewalls , and just allows us to configure community only.
snmp-server community [community string] RO (read only)
snmp-server community [community string] RW (read/write)


I wanna know the community configured is RO or RW.

Or by default firewall will suport only SNMP RO string ?? and too Fortigate supports SNMP RO implementation only.

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by:Craig Beck
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SNMP on ASA is read-only.  This is by design.
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by:Istvan Kalmar
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sorry Iqve forget it... give the points to craig
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by:tyrosec
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Hi craig  .. thanks for your quick reply, but help me to get some docs from cisco which authenticate your statement..
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Nice to see the Knowledge Exchange under one roof ... I Like to be part of it
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by:tyrosec
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Hi Everyone .. One more thing, how Cisco Security Manager  communicates to devices which added for management to it....I hope then it should not be with SNMP....as because only Cisco SNMP RO is there !!!!!
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Apps like SDM and ASDM use HTTPS (or HTTP) to communicate with devices.
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