This topic highlights possible problems that you may encounter with SNMP Collection and suggested solutions to these problems.
Troubleshoot SNMP Collection Issues
To retrieve events from SNMP, you must configure the parameters so that they verify and decrypt SNMPv3 Traps and Inform messages from the event sources.
- For Inform messages, you must specify the user (security name, in SNMPv3 terminology) without an Engine ID.
- For Trap messages, you must specify the user with the Engine ID of the event sender.
You must set the Debug parameter to Verbose to receive invalid Trap and Inform log messages.
Security Analytics returns the following types of error messages in the log files for the SNMP collection protocol.