Configuring Basic System Identification for SNMP (NSM Procedure)

To configure basic system identification information for SNMP:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab and then double-click the device for which you want to configure basic system identification information.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Snmp.
  4. Add or modify basic system identification information as specified in Table 161.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 161: Basic System Identification Details



Your Action

System Name

Specifies a system name for the device.

Enter the system name as a free-form text string.


Provides a description for the system.

Enter a description for the system. For example, type J4350 with 4 PIMs.


Specifies the system location information.

Enter the system location information (such as a lab name and a rack name).


Specifies the contact information for the system.

Enter the system contact information (such as a name and a phone number).

Snmp > Engine Id

Use Mac Address

Sets the engine ID to use the MAC address.

Select this option.

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