Category: Management


Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is used to dynamically configure IP addresses on end devices.  A DHCP server provides IP addresses to a DHCP client from a pool/scope configured by an DHCP server administrator with options that provide additional information for the client to operate successfully on the network.  There's ... Read More
March 31, 2014Praveen Bahethi


Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) relay on Comware is configured with concept of multiple DHCP servers and applied to the interfaces.  This configuration allows for added information to allow scale, but is ungainly when you have one or two DHCP servers. In the end, the configuration requirements are straight forward ... Read More
March 30, 2014Praveen Bahethi


I've been often asked how do you configure SNMP across the variety of network equipment and thought to include a listing here with the use of Variables to define the various inputs that go into an SNMP configuration for the various versions. Variable Definitions ${Read Community String} = SNMP Read-Only ${Write ... Read More
March 24, 2014Praveen Bahethi


Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol for gathering data about the operation of networking devices.  The protocol has undergone three major revisions to enhance functionality and security.  The basic premise of SNMP is to use a Management Information Base (MIB) to GET or SET parameters within the device. A ... Read More
March 21, 2014Praveen Bahethi