Does the Trap Community String have to match the the model Community String in SPECTRUM? (Legacy KB ID CNC TS31975)

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Does the Trap Community String have to match the the model Community String in SPECTRUM?

Problem Environment:
SPECTRUM 08.01.00.00
SPECTRUM 09.00.00.00
All versions of SPECTRUM
Trap
Community String
Community Name
For the processing of snmpv1 and snmpv2 traps for alerts, SPECTRUM does not require the Trap Community String to match the Community String of the SPECTRUM model.
For the processing of snmpv3 traps for alerts, SPECTRUM does require the trap user, auth and priv to match the user, auth and priv of the SPECTRUM model.
To utilize SPECTRUMs Trap Based Continuous Discovery functionality to model new devices when a trap is received, SPECTRUM does require the Trap Community String or a Community String in the Community Names list to be at least a valid Read Only Community Name / String for the device sending the trap in order to model the device in SPECTRUM.

Additional Information:
For more information on SPECTRUMs Trap Based Continuous Discovery functionality, please refer to the Modeling Your IT Infrastructure document


(Legacy KB ID CNC TS31975 )