SNMPTD monitor is not seeing SNMP V3 traps coming in

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Article ID: 196211

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NIMSOFT PROBES DX Infrastructure Management

Issue/Introduction

SNMPTD monitor is not seeing SNMP V3 traps coming in. Checking the log for snmptd shows the following:

Aug 23 10:57:15:756 [23288] snmptd: usm: Unknown User(nimsoft)
Aug 23 10:57:15:757 [23288] snmptd: usm: USM processing begun...
Aug 23 10:57:15:757 [23288] snmptd: usm: match on user nimsoft
Aug 23 10:57:15:757 [23288] snmptd: usm: no match on engineID (
Aug 23 10:57:15:757 [23288] snmptd: 31 38 32 33 31 20 35 15 34 31 )

Environment

Release : Any

Component : UIM - SNMPTD

Resolution

This indicates that the engineID was not properly entered when adding the SNMPv3 User in the Security Properties section of the probe. Validate the engineID from a packet capture of the trap being sent.