Writable SNMP

Joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sat Dec 10 02:25:52 UTC 2011

On 12/9/11 18:22 , Keegan Holley wrote:
>>> assumption that writable SNMP was a bad idea but have never actually
>> tried
>>> it.  I was curious what others were using, netconf or just scripted
>> logins.
>>> I'm also fighting a losing battle to convince people that netconf isn't
>>> evil.  It strikes me as odd that if I wanted to talk to a
>> database/website
>>> full of credit card and billing info there's a long list of API's I could
>>> use, but if I wanted to talk to the router or firewall in front of it I
>> can
>>> only use ssh or telnet.


>> sad, right? there are millions of restful program writers, only a few
>> thousand network device programmers, and the vast majority of 'network
>> management' is done by people perfectly happy with 'cisco-works' :(
> according to the law of supply and demand, that would be.... demand? right?
> ;)

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