SNMP Brute Force Attack settings
A number of settings can be adjusted to ensure SNMP Brute Force Attack operates properly on your network.
- Click File > Settings.
- To stop the attack when a Read/Only community string is found, select Stop searching after Read/Only string is found.
- To change the length of community strings attempted by SNMP Brute Force Attack, adjust the Try community strings up to xx characters long slider.
- Click the Character Set tab, and then select the character set you want SNMP Brute Force Attack to use to build the community strings, or enter a custom set of characters.
- Click the Community Strings tab.
- To use a starting community string, enter the string in the Starting Community String field.
- To establish the progression the attack engine builds the community strings, select Rotate from right to left or Rotate from left to right.
- Click the SNMP tab.
- Adjust the Packet Timeout slider to set the number of milliseconds the attack engine should wait for a SNMP reply before assuming the packet is lost.
- Adjust the Query Attempts slider to set the number of times the attack engine retries an SNMP query before giving up.
- Click OK.