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Cisco connects to Cisco switches and routers. A separate connection entry is required for each switch that is being queried.

NOTE
The Cisco adapter supports Cisco Routers and Switches IOS (Internetwork Operating System)

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Host Name (required) - The hostname or IP address of the Cisco server.
  2. Protocol (required, default: SNMP) - Selection of SNMP, SNMPv3, SSH or Telnet.
    It is recommended to use SNMP for best network performance and to utilize the available adapter functionalities.
  3. User Name and Password (optional, default: empty) - The user name and password for the switch, if required.
  4. SNMP Read Community (optional, default: empty) - Specify the SNMP read community string, if using SNMP.
  5. SNMPv3 Authentication Passphrase (authKey) (optional, default: empty) - Specify the user authentication key passphrase (authKey), if using SNMPv3.
  6. SNMPv3 Private Passphrase (privKey) (optional, default: empty) - Select the user private key passphrase (privKey), if using SNMPv3.
  7. SNMPv3 Authentication Type (authProtocol) (optional, default: hmac_md5) - Specify the authentication type (authProtocol), if using SNMPv3.
  8. SNMPv3 Privacy Type (privProtocol) (optional, default: aescfb128) - Select the privacy type (privProtocol), if using SNMPv3.
  9. SNMPv3 Security Level (level) (optional, default: authPriv) - Select the security level (level), if using SNMPv3.
  10. Protocol Port (optional, default: empty) - Specify if the connection needs to be on a non-standard port.
  11. Description (optiona) - Specify a description for the connection.
  12. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.



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Advanced Settings

  1. Fetch ARP data (required, default: True) - Select whether to fetch ARP data from the Cisco server.
    • If enabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch ARP data from Cisco.
    • If disabled, all connections for this adapter will not fetch ARP data from Cisco.
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NOTE

For details on general advanced settings under the Adapter Configuration tab, see Adapter Advanced Settings.

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