[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

SNMP question

Posted on 2014-02-21
3
Medium Priority
?
256 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-22
This may seem like a stupid question but if I have a firewall with snmp enabled what is stopping anyone from connecting an application like solarwinds up on their machine and retrieving the stats via snmp. I'm aware I can change the name public to something else. Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:Sid_F
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Jeff Perry
ID: 39877383
you change the readonly password as well as the readonly default snmp string

Edit:
I guess the string is the only thing you can change if you are going to use snmp.

I thought there were passwords on the strings too.
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Greg Hejl earned 2000 total points
ID: 39879349
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
ID: 39880088
Thanks
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
Trying to figure out group policy inheritance and which settings apply where can be a chore.  Here's a very simple summary I've written which might help.  Keep in mind, this is just a high-level conceptual overview where I try to avoid getting bogge…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
When cloud platforms entered the scene, users and companies jumped on board to take advantage of the many benefits, like the ability to work and connect with company information from various locations. What many didn't foresee was the increased risk…
Suggested Courses

873 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question