SNMP configuration on 3COM Devices

The 3Com devices can be configured SNMP either from Browser or from CLI, whichever is comfortable to you.

Via http login:

1. Open Explorer, enter the device ip(3com) and login as Admin user.

2. Select device view->System->Management->Community Strings->Modify

3. Enter the credentials and save them, with this the device will be accessible via SNMP from NMS System or SNMP manager.

Via Telnet:

1. Open a Telnet terminal either using putty or windows command prompt and login to the device using admin credentials. Here are the steps to do.

Login: admin
Password:

a) Menu options: ——-3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 3824 24-port———————
bridge – Administer bridge-wide parameters
feature  – Administer system features
gettingStarted  – Basic device configuration
logout  – Logout of the Command Line Interface
physicalInterface – Administer physical interfaces
protocol – Administer protocols
security  – Administer security
system  – Administer system-level functions
trafficManagement – Administer traffic management

Type ? for help.
——————————–3ComSwitch (1)——————————–
Select menu option: system
b) Menu options: ——-3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 3824 24-port———————
backupConfig – Administer configuration backup
console – Administer console port
control  – Administer system control
inventory – Stack information
management – Administer system management
summary – Display summary information

Type “quit” to return to previous menu or ? for help.
——————————–3ComSwitch  (1)——————————–
Select menu option (system): management
c) Menu options: ——-3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 3824 24-port———————
contact – Set the system contact
location – Set the system location
name – Set the system name
password – Set the system password
snmp  – Administer SNMP

Type “quit” to return to previous menu or ? for help.
——————————–3ComSwitch (1)——————————–
Select menu option (system/management): snmp
d) Menu options: ——-3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 3824 24-port———————
community – Set the SNMP community string
linkTraps – Enable/disable link up/down traps
trap – Administer SNMP trap destinations

Type “quit” to return to previous menu or ? for help.
——————————–3ComSwitch  (1)——————————–
Select menu option (system/management/snmp): community

Enter Read/Write community [private]: private
Enter Read Only community [public]: public

Select menu option (system/management/snmp):

You need to specify SNMP community strings for the users defined on the Switch. You can do this using the command line interface system management snmp community command — refer to the command line interface section of the “SuperStack 3 Switch Management Interface Reference Guide” for more information.

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