On 25/03/2008, Hotz, Harry wrote:
> when another Linux
> host running Net-SNMP contacts this AIX server we see from traces that
> the packets reach thru out firewall to the server but it simply fails to
> respond to the polling by the other Net-SNMP.


That sounds like access control.

> We have been over and over
> the config and the content of the snmp.conf file and its location and
> simply cannot figure out why it refuses to respond.


The relevant file here is snmpd.conf (not snmp.conf).

What are your access control settings,
and what command are you using from the remote host?

Dave

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