Writable SNMP

Dorian Kim dorian at blackrose.org
Tue Dec 6 11:39:34 CST 2011


On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 12:15:35PM -0500, Mauch, Jared wrote:
> > Also, who tests snmp WRITE in their code? at scale? for daily
> > operations tasks? ... (didn't the snmp incident in 2002 teach us
> > something?)
> 
> There's no reason one can't program a device with SNMP, the main issue IMHO

There is one good reason. Every vendor seem to assign a junior intern to
maintanining SNMP code, so you are interfacing with your router via a very 
suspect interface. 

-dorian



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