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SNMP Configuration

SNMP is an abbreviation of Simple Network Management. This feature allows using an SNMP management console to query camera properties, but does not allow changing them. Open the SNMP Configuration dialog to set the information that is to be revealed.

Description of the Parameters in the General Configuration of the SNMP Agent Section

Parameter Description
Agent The SNMP agent can offer authentication according to SNMPv2c or SNMPv3. Note that you can use both versions concurrently or switch off SNMP as a whole.
System Location Contents of the SNMP variable System Location (SNMPv2-MIB::sysLocation, OID .
System Contact Contents of the SNMP variable System Contact (SNMPv2-MIB::sysContact, OID .
System Description Contents of the SNMP variable System Description(SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr, OID .
If this field is left empty, the camera automatically sets the variable to the model name of the camera (e.g. M24M-Secure).

SNMPv2c Configuration

Parameter Description
Community Community description (password) for read access according to SNMPv2c.
IP Filter

You can limit the access to specific ranges of IP addresses. To do so, enter a valid IP address range in this field.

Syntax: <Base IP>/<net mask length>
Example: or

Leave this field empty to grant access to all IP addresses.

SNMPv3 Configuration

Parameter Description
User Name User name.
Login Password Login password for the user.
Authentication Method Algorithm used to verify the user name and password.
Key Key for encrypting the transferred data. If you do not enter a key in this field, the camera uses the access password.
Encryption Method Algorithm used to encrypt the transferred data.

Storing the Configuration

Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the next reboot of the camera.

Click on the Factory button to load the factory defaults for this dialog (this button may not be present in all dialogs).

Click on the Restore button to undo your most recent changes that have not been stored in the camera permanently.

Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.

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