Rob Garcelon wrote;
> I have created USM users with the following commands, invoked on the
> local system where the agent is running. I expect them to survive a
> reboot, by being written to the persistent/snmpd.conf file. There are
> fixed users defined in the regular snmpd.conf, to be used as clone targets.

> But the problem I'm having is that this new user does not survive a
> reboot, or a restart of the agent.

How exactly are you starting (and restarting) the agent?
What options does it run with?
What's the output of "net-snmp-config --snmpconfpath" and "net-snmp-config --persistent-directory"?


Thomas Anders (thomas.anders at

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