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Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

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Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

Hi, is it possible to send snmp traps to snmp server from meraki device? We want to automatically receive the alert from meraki network . The snmp server is at remote site. Please advise, thanks in advance. 

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Re: Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

No, this is what the email alerts, APIs and webhooks are for.  There is SNMP support but only for queries.

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Re: Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

No, this is what the email alerts, APIs and webhooks are for.  There is SNMP support but only for queries.

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Thanks for your reply.
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Re: Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

Actually, you can send SNMP traps from a Meraki solution - but it has to be enabled by Support:   https://documentation.meraki.com/zGeneral_Administration/Monitoring_and_Reporting/SNMP_Overview_and_...

Note that the traps come from the Meraki Dashboard, not the devices themselves hence the Receiving server IP must be a public IP  (think: security - SNMPv3..?)

Given this, @cmr 's recommendation to look at other alerting mechanisms still bears consideration.

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Re: Can send SNMP Trap to snmp server?

Actually, thinking about it a bit more, I'm not sure the other proactive alerting mechanisms are any more secure (certainly not compared to properly implemented SNMPv3)
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