Writable SNMP

Blake Dunlap ikiris at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 12:42:48 CST 2011


Yes, Site Mangler. Do not stir that nest. Thar be dragons.

-Blake

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 11:35, Justin M. Streiner <streiner at cluebyfour.org>wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Dec 2011, Jared Mauch wrote:
>
>  I recall some bay networks gear you could only program with the proper OID
>> as the cli was basically a SNMP-SET operation on the device.
>>
>
> The mere mention of Bay Networks and Site Manager (read: Site Mangler or
> Site Damager) is enough to get my blood pressure up a few points, and I
> haven't touched that stuff since probably 1999 or 2000.  The CLI was quite
> horrible, and their somewhat IOS-like command shell (BCC) was not much
> better.
>
>
>  Have you had a good experience with using SNMP-Write?  I have not.
>>
>
> The most I've done using SNMP SETs is backed up configurations from
> network devices at my old job.  That part worked (and works) very well, but
> I never tried pushing config changes out to devices that way.
>
> jms
>
>


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