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Mihin 3 years ago updated by mbeckman 2 years ago 6

Hello ,


how do I connect Cisco equipment to Anturis?

For example - Cisco switches & firewall(ASA5505)


BR

Aleksandr

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Hi Mihin,


According to this guide it is possible to monitor SNMP devices without installing a private agent on them: http://community.anturis.com/forums/4-knowledge-base/topics/702-printers/

However you need a private agent in your network to monitor your Cisco devices.

This description implies that I'm installing the Anturis SNMP agent unto device and thus it becomes visible.

I cannot install any agent on a Cisco ASA.

Can't I simply enable SNMP zone on the device and map towards your back end?

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Hi Mihin,


According to this guide it is possible to monitor SNMP devices without installing a private agent on them: http://community.anturis.com/forums/4-knowledge-base/topics/702-printers/

However you need a private agent in your network to monitor your Cisco devices.

Are you saying that the private agent installed on a Windows or Linux computer is actually doing the SNMP monitoring? This is a problem for us, because we only permit SNMP queries from specific hosts, namely our Macintosh-based NMS and from Anturis. We don't enable general SNMP access from hosts on our LAN to our network devices, because the network devices are on a separate Management VLAN, which is a standard security practice.