000033969 - How to change SNMP Community in RSA NetWitness NextGen 9.6 and above or in RSA Security Analytics 10.x

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Sep 15, 2016Last modified by RSA Customer Support on Apr 16, 2019
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Article Number000033969
Applies ToRSA Product Set: Security Analytics, NetWitness
RSA Product/Service Type: Core Appliances
RSA Version/Condition: Security Analytics 10.x; NetWitness NextGen 9.6.x, 9.7.x, 9.8.x
Platform: CentOS, Fedora Core
Platform (Other): SNMP
O/S Version: FC9, EL5, EL6
IssueHow to change SNMP rocommunity, trapcommunity in RSA NetWitness NextGen 9.6 and above or in RSA Security Analytics 10.x.
ResolutionBy default the rocommunity, trapcommunity is netwitness. In order to change the community on your 9.6|9.7|9.8 NextGen or Security Analytics 10.x appliance, please do the following steps:
  1. Connect to the appliance via SSH as the root user.
  2. Open the /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf file
     # vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf
  3. Search rocommunity, trapcommunity in the file

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  4. Change the community name and save the file.
     
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  5.  Reload snmpd service
     # service snmpd reload  
     
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  6. Test the community by running the snmpwalk command    
    Ex:   # snmpwalk -v2c -Of -c rsa@123 127.0.0.1

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