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- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD/SNMP?
- From: Diana Eichert <deichert_(_at_)_wrench_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 06:50:33 -0700 (MST)
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Hans Insulander wrote:
> Szechuan Death <sdeath_(_at_)_att_(_dot_)_net> writes:
> > On Feb 1, 2005, at 6:37 PM, Lars Hansson wrote:
> >> What exactly do you want to monitor on an OpenBSD system that the
> >> standard MIB's dont already provide?
> Perhaps byte-counters on gigabit interfaces? There's no currently approved
> standard that covers it. And the proposed ones suck because there's no such
> thing as a 64-bit counter in SNMP until version 3, which "nobody" uses yet.
The last time I looked v2C supports 64-bit interface octet counters,
If you ever were going to control(write) OpenBSD sysctl via SNMP I
wouldn't do it with anything less than v3, but even then v3 security
mechanism is relatively weak.
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