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SNMP Report

Description

 

This entry is used to define and configure a SNMP Report session. SNMP Reports will provide you information from devices on your network such as routers, switches, servers, workstations, printers and more.

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses a specific tool (NET-SNMP) for the SNMP Report. You will be prompted to download the tool if it wasn't already installed on your computer.

 

You can use the following SNMP versions to run your SNMP reports entries

 

SNMP Version 1

SNMP Version 2c

SNMP Version 3

 

Settings

 

SNMP Report - General tab

SNMP Report - General tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Host name / IP address of host.

SNMP version

Select your SNMP version between:

SNMP V1

SNMP V2c

SNMP V3

Command

Determine the content of the report between:

List available OIDs and values

Get specific OIDs values

Status of the host

Community

Community equal to the password. By default, the password is the word public.

MIB Directory

Location of the  MIB database.

OIDs

Object identifier for an object in the MIB. This help you reduce the items in the report.

Trim MIB names

Remove MIB names.

Prompt for options

Options to change the command or to specify an OIDs before the report execution.

 

More commands can be added to Remote Desktop Manager upon request, please post a feature request on our forum.

 

OIDs examples

sysDescr.0

sysObjectID.0

sysUpTimeInstance

sysContact.0

sysName.0

 

V3 Specific

 

If your network uses the SNMP V3, you will also need to enter information in the V3 Specific tab.

 

SNMP Report - V3 Specific tab

SNMP Report - V3 Specific tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Authentication protocol

Select your authentication protocol between:

None

MD5

SHA

Authentication passphrase

Enter your authentication protocol password.

Privacy protocal

Choose between None or DES

Privacy passphrase

Enter your privacy protocol password.

Security engine ID

Enter your security engine ID which is part of the target host configuration

Security name

Enter your security name which is part of the target host configuration

Context engine ID

Scanning engine to retrieve context-sensitive information from the target host.

Context name

Scanning engine to retrieve context-sensitive information from the target host.

Destination engine

Select your destination engine between:

Not specified

Boots

Time

 

Functions

 

Execution Logs

When a SNMP Report is open, at any time you can look at the bottom in the execution log window to see if the report has encountered a problem.

 

Save

You can save the report or the execution log in a Text document to keep your information or to print it.

 

Save button

 

Refresh

The refresh button can be used to refresh your report or to generate a different report from the current one. You can change the Command and/or specify some OIDs.

 

Refresh window