[Snort-users] snmp traps with snort

Andrew R. Baker andrewb at ...950...
Mon Oct 29 23:09:02 EST 2001


The reason mrtg's cfgmaker script gets no response from the snort
machine is because there is nothing listening.  SNMP traps are a 1 way
communication from the agent (snort) to the management console.  mrtg
works with the other half of SNMP where the console polls the agent for
information.

-A 



> Easwari Thoreraj wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am running snort to also do snmp traps, and it works. I now need to
> graph the frequency of some traps using mrtg. However when I try to
> run the mrtg config maker, I get an error that the there is no snmp
> response from my test machine running snort. Can someone help with
> some clue?.
> thanks
> 
> rgds,
> Easwari Thoreraj
>




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