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Re: Writable SNMP
From: Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 15:01:26 -0500

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Dorian Kim <dorian () blackrose org> wrote:
On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 12:15:35PM -0500, Mauch, Jared wrote:
Also, who tests snmp WRITE in their code? at scale? for daily
operations tasks? ... (didn't the snmp incident in 2002 teach us
something?)

There's no reason one can't program a device with SNMP, the main issue IMHO

There is one good reason. Every vendor seem to assign a junior intern to
maintanining SNMP code, so you are interfacing with your router via a very
suspect interface.

this is exactly my 'testing' commment... and you thought bgp bugs were
painful :)


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