How to Configure SNMP Community Strings on a Dell Switch

How to SNMP enable your Dell Switch?


You need to access the switch via a telnet prompt: 
 

Type Enable. The prompt displays the "#" sign. 

 

Console enable

Console#

 

Type configure and press <Enter>, if the Privileged Exec level global configuration context is not enabled. 

 

Console# configure

Console(config)# 

 

Type snmp-server community private rw and then press <Enter> to delete the private community string. 

 

Console(config)#snmp-server community private rw

Console(config)#

 

Type snmp-server community public ro and then press <Enter> to delete the public community string. 

 

Console(config)#snmp-server community public rw

Console(config)#

 

Type exit. The configuration context is exited. 

Type copy running-config startup-config and then press <Enter> to save the configuration changes. 

 

For more info please refer to: 

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/network/5p788/clig/snmp.htm#snmp_host

 

 

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    Raphael

    This: Console(config)#snmp-server community public rw
    Shoul be: Console(config)#snmp-server community public ro

    Edited by Raphael