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SNMP via proxy

Some devices only accept IP addresses as destinations, or resolve a FQDN to
an IP and that goes in the config.

I add secondary IPs to servers for these functions. Then I can simply move
the IP to a new host whenever the role moves.

On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 9:13 AM Dovid Bender <dovid at telecurve.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.
> Regards,
> Dovid
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