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SNMP via proxy
- Subject: SNMP via proxy
- From: lists at packetflux.com (Forrest Christian (List Account))
- Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:30:40 -0600
- In-reply-to: <CAM3TT[email protected]>
- References: <CAM3TT[email protected]>
Cacti and Nagios generally poll via SNMP. This means the traffic is
generally NAT'able. If I really needed multiple polling SNMP servers
at the same address, I'd just throw them behind some sort of NAT
On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 8:13 AM Dovid Bender <dovid at telecurve.com> wrote:
> A bit off topic. One of my early mistakes in my 9-5 was hard coding the IP's of our SNMP box in all of our gear (networking equipment, Servers etc,). The box is at its limit and increasing its capacity will be nearly impossible. We mainly use Nagios and Cacti to monitor our network. Going forward I was thinking of setting up a few hosts whose job would be to simply relay SNMP traffic. This way moving forward we could hard code several IP's and bounce all traffic through one of these IP's.
> TIA for your advice.