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Modify SNMP credentials and enable SNMP discovery

SNMP credentials are not required to use the product to find used or available IP addresses.To discover the type of device using the IP address, specify SNMP credentials. You can create a list of SNMP credentials, including SNMP v3 credentials, to use when you query your subnets.

  1. Click File > Network/Scanner Settings.
  2. Check Enable SNMP Discovery on the Credentials tab.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Specify the information on the Add Credentials window, and then click OK.
  5. Arrange the order of the community strings using Move Up and Move Down.
    Access is attempted using the community strings in the displayed order. Often used credentials should be higher in the list to speed discovery.
  6. Click OK.