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Security Access Violation on my switches

Security Access Violation on my switches

Security Access Violation on my switches

Hey all, now that I have my SIM 5.3 (HP's Systems Insight Manager) setup I'm getting the following errors in the Event Logs in my ProCurve switches:

W 06/25/09 16:13:55 snmp: SNMP Security access violation from
W 06/25/09 16:14:00 snmp: SNMP Security access violation from

The .62 address is where SIM is located. The switches are set to public for their community names. I did a packet sniff to see if maybe SIM was using something else for the community string but it's using public. I tried the help section in SIM but most of what I found was for setting up or configuring SNMP on a server.

Does anyone know what I can change so I'm not getting the SNMP Security Access errors in my switch Event Logs?


Joe B


RE: Security Access Violation on my switches

Are your switches setup to a different community string name other than "public"?

RE: Security Access Violation on my switches

Hey cajuntank, I checked that and all of my switches are set to public. In fact, I thought the problem may have been related to an upper case/lower case "p" but everything is set to lower case. Any other ideas?


Joe B  

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