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Flow source logs warning message about SNMP connection from Flowmon Collector

 

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Summary:

Third-party flow sources might log a warning that Flowmon Collector is trying to obtain information from the flow source via SNMP with the community string "public".

Environment:

Product: Flowmon Collector

Version: Any

Platform: Any

Question/Problem Description:

Flow source logs warning message about SNMP connection from Flowmon Collector

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Cause:

Flowmon Collector can obtain additional details about the flow source via SNMP (interface names, speed, status, MAC, etc.). The default community string is "public."

Resolution:

The community string can be configured in the Monitoring Center - Sources - Edit the flow source - Use SNMP for determining source information.

SNMP can be also disabled in the same place.

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