Documentation forIP Address Manager

Add or edit SNMP credentials

You can store SNMP credentials to be used for scanning SNMP devices on your network. Orion IPAM attempts SNMP communication using the stored credentials in the order provided.

  1. Click Settings > All Settings > IPAM Settings > SNMP Credentials.
  2. Either:
    • To add a new credential, click Add
    • To edit an existing credential, select the credential then click Edit.
  3. Enter a display name for the credential.
  4. Select the SNMP version of the credential. This can be SNMP v1, SNMP v2c, or SNMP v3.

    IPAM uses SNMPv2c by default.

    • For SNMP v1:
      1. Enter the SNMP Port and read only credential string. The defaults are 161 and "public".
    • For SNMP v2c:
      1. If you do not want IPAM to use SNMPv1 if an SNMPv2c request fails, check the Use SNMP v2 only checkbox.
      2. Enter the SNMP Port and read only credential string. The defaults are 161 and "public".
    • For SNMPv3:
      1.  Enter the SNMP Port.  The default is 161.
      2. Enter the User Name and Context string.
      3. Select the Authentication method, if used: this can be None, MD5 or SHA1
      4. Enter the Authentication password or key if used.
      5. Select the Privacy/Encryption method, if used: this can be None, DES56, AES128, AES192, or AES256.
      6. Enter the Privacy/Encryption password or key if used.
  5. Click Save.