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  1. Wonderful site. The best I have seen in a long time

  2. Thanx for yet another great article.
    Just want to mention that snmpwalk is also available for Windows.
    The syntax is a bit different:

    Windows: SnmpWalk.exe -r: -V:3 -sn:MYUSER -ap:MD5 -aw:MYPASS123 -pp:aes128 -pw:MYKEY123

    Linux: snmpwalk -v3 -u MYUSER -l AuthPriv -a md5 -A MYPASS123 -x aes -X MYKEY123

    Best regards

  3. Thanks Thomas, this is good to know and it will be useful for others.

  4. Hi Sims,

    Once you have access through SNMP, you will have access to the entire Management Information Base (MIB).

    With views, it's possible to limit this to certain (sub)trees.

    Cisco has some good examples here:


    Like this one:

    snmp-server view myview mib-2 included
    snmp-server view myview atEntry excluded
    snmp-server view myview cisco included

    It includes access to the MIB-II and Cisco MIB but denies access to the atEntry MIB.

  5. Hi Hussam,

    Glad to hear you like it.

    If you want to play around with Observium, it's best to use the tutorial that you can find on the Observium website:


    Once you have Observium up and running, the only thing you need to do is to use the cloud icon in GNS3 to connect a physical network card (or a virtual one if you use vmware) to your GNS3 routers:

    This is an older video but it's probably still 99% the same on the latest GNS3 version.


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