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Re: Microsoft SMS SNMP functionality
From: Johan De Meersman <johan () ops skynet be>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 15:36:13 +0100
johan () tuxera:~$ grep -i snmp /etc/services
snmp 161/udp # Simple Net Mgmt Proto
snmp-trap 162/udp snmptrap # Traps for SNMP
smux 199/tcp # SNMP Unix Multiplexer
just block these ports outgoing on the sms machine, any NT-based windoze
(NT, 2000, XP, ...) has ip filtering in it's advanced tcp/ip settings.
Vachon, Scott wrote:
Our Network Operations group recently noted an increased failure on snmp
queries against our internal routers and switches. After tracking down the
offending IP address, we discovered that our Desktop group had deployed
Microsoft SMS company- wide and it was attempting network discovery by
sending snmp requests to the network equipment. Understanding that there are
some benefits to SMS, we requested they either exclude certain IP ranges
used for network equipment and/or turn off the SNMP functionality of SMS.
They don't want to exclude IP ranges . They also claimed they can not turn
off the SNMP functionality of Microsoft SMS. I "Googled" the hell out of SMS
and also dug through MS Technet, etc..I can not find a definitive answer or
set of steps regarding disabling the snmp component of Microsoft SMS. Can
anyone on the list direct me to a detailed resource or post the steps for
disabling the snmp ? TIA.
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