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columb (IS/IT--Management) (OP)
4 Sep 06 9:45
My syslogd logs are being flooded with errors from snmpd which look like

CODE

Sep  4 14:34:53 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: public
Sep  4 14:34:54 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: hacmp
Sep  4 14:34:59 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: public
Sep  4 14:34:59 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: hacmp
Sep  4 14:35:04 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: hacmp
Sep  4 14:35:45 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: hacmp
Sep  4 14:36:03 myhost last message repeated 4 times
Sep  4 14:36:08 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: public
Sep  4 14:36:08 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: hacmp
Sep  4 14:36:11 myhost snmpd[41574]: EXCEPTIONS: authentication error: invalid community name: public
HACMP demands that we run snmpd.
snmpd.conf looks like

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logging         file=/usr/tmp/snmpd.log         disabled        
logging         size=0                          level=0
 
#community      public   127.0.0.1
community       hacmp   127.0.0.1
#community       private 127.0.0.1 255.255.255.255 readWrite
#community       system  127.0.0.1 255.255.255.255 readWrite 1.17.2
 
view            1.17.2          system enterprises view
 
#trap           public          127.0.0.1       1.2.3   fe      # loopback
trap            hacmp           127.0.0.1       1.2.3   fe      # loopback
 
#snmpd          maxpacket=1024 querytimeout=120 smuxtimeout=60
 
smux            1.3.6.1.4.1.2.3.1.2.1.2         gated_password  # gated
smux            1.3.6.1.4.1.2.3.1.2.2.1.1.2     dpid_password   #dpid
 
smux     1.3.6.1.4.1.2.3.1.2.1.5      clsmuxpd_password # HACMP/ES for AIX clsmuxpd
Any ideas? What should I be looking at?

Ceci n'est pas une signature
Columb Healy

ogniemi (TechnicalUser)
7 Sep 06 3:39
mybe because your community name is hacmp

#community      public   127.0.0.1
community       hacmp   127.0.0.1

and somethink is still going to use public

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