Security/Monitoring SNMP Communities


SNMP Communities


Selecting Manager → Security/Monitoring → SNMP Communities displays the SNMP Communities dashboard with a list of any existing SNMP Communities settings.


UNUM provides access to specific feature help documentation via the Help Button  icon.



Note: You must now enter the newly created SNMP Community string to your UNUM instance via Option 9 using the UNUM Virtual Machine Configuration. This step is required in order for UNUM to receive SNMP information from the switch.



Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all SNMP Community entries from all switches within the Fabric.


Note: If no entries exist a "No Data Exists" message is displayed. You must first configure an entry on a switch. Prerequisite settings and configuration may be required.



The dashboard displays a list of existing SNMP Community entries by Community-string and Community-type.


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.





Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Communities Fabric Dashboard


Select the desired switch from the Fabric and the dashboard updates automatically with SNMP Communities settings.


The dashboard displays a list of existing SNMP Communities by entries by Community-string and Community-type.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Communities Switch Dashboard


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down  arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.


To obtain detailed information about a Community select an entry in the dashboard.


A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information of the Community.


Scroll through the list, as needed, and click X to return to the dashboard.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Communities Details


SNMP Communities are added by selecting Create SNMP communities for SNMPv1.


Manager Security/Monitoring Create SNMP Communities


To add a SNMP Community click Create SNMP communities for SNMPv1 and enter the configuration parameters which include:


  • community-string – community name
  • community-type – community type (read-only, read-write)


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.


The new SNMP Community is added to the dashboard.



Note: You must now enter the newly created SNMP Community string to your UNUM instance via Option 9 using the UNUM Virtual Machine Configuration. This step is required in order for UNUM to receive SNMP information from the switch.



Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Community Added to Dashboard


To modify a SNMP Community use Edit by selecting the Cog  icon to make changes to the SNMP Community parameters which include: 


  • community-string – community name
  • community-type – community type (read-only, read-write)


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Community Modify


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.


To delete a SNMP Community use Delete by selecting the Cog  icon. A confirmation message requires an acknowledgment to continue deletion.


Manager Security/Monitoring SNMP Communities Delete Confirmation


Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without making any changes.