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SNMP info regarding F5

Cowboy Denny

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verify what IP address SNMP query will see run the following on F5 to find out ( is the SNMP source that is querying the F5)
ip route get via dev mgmt  src

In the above example: the source ( needs to be querying the F5 at


verify F5 is seeing snmp queries with snmp v3 user c0wboy

On F5 Device: tcpdump -ni 0.0:nnn -s0 port 161 | grep "c0wboy"

On Jumpbox (or device in SNMP allowed list) run: 

SNMP v3:  snmpget -v 3 -u c0wboy -a SHA -A snmp\!auth\-pwd\! -x AES -X snmpprivpwd -l authPriv sysSystemUptime.0

SNMP v2: snmpwalk -v 2c -c Public F5-BIGIP-SYSTEM-MIB::sysSystemUptime.0

NOTE: password must use \ to escape special characters.



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