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March 13, 2017

SNMP error : snmpwalk no securityName specified

Posted on March 13, 2017  •  1 minutes  • 68 words  •  Suggest Changes

I hit on this annoying little bugger while setting up snmpd :

snmpwalk -c servers compute-0-1 SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0  No log handling enabled - turning on stderr logging
snmpwalk: No securityName specified

Version of snmp :

snmpd -v

NET-SNMP version:  5.5
Web:               http://www.net-snmp.org/
Email:             [email protected]

In this particilar case I had to specificaly add the security version (v1,v2c,v3) :

snmpwalk -v 2c -c servers compute-0-1 SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0

And it works ๐Ÿ™‚

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