SNMP Scan Form
    • 07 Jun 2022
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    SNMP Scan Form

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    Article summary

    The SNMP Scan form contains all of the information required to discover SNMP assets.

    To access other SNMP Scan records or to delete SNMP scans, see the SNMP Scan List.

    SNMP Scan fields

    NameThe name you select for this SNMP scan.
    RDSSelect the RDS you want this scan to use to scan for the assets.
    SNMP VersionSelect the version of SNMP you want to use when scanning your network. If a device does not support the selected SNMP version, it may not be discovered during the scan.
    CredentialsSelect the credentials to apply to the RDS you select for this SNMP scan. To view all of the existing sets of credentials or create a new set of credentials, see the Credentials list.

    Be sure that the selected credentials contains the correct community name in the User Name field, and that the password field contains the community string. Also ensure that the Valid for SNMP check box is selected.
    Start IP Enter the starting IP address for the IP range you want to scan.
    End IPEnter the ending IP address.
    Exclude IP ListEnter IPs you want to exclude from thedefined IP range. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
    ScheduleSelect the check box if you'd like this scan to run on a defined schedule.
    Next Run

    If you selected the Schedule check box, select the first date to automatically run the scan.

    Repeat Every

    Select the interval on which the scan runs.


    Select the check box for a quick scan. When selected for this scan, SysAid runs the scan on the online computers within the defined IP range only.

    A quick scan is faster, but may miss any computers that come online after the list of online computers is prepared.

    When you complete the form, select Apply or OK.

    To manually run this scan, click Run Now.