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Status Not under consideration
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 24, 2018

Update SNMP support to v3

Security benefits, as per security issues detailed here: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-156A

What is your industry? Chemicals & Petroleum
How will this idea be used?

To secure large networks of CD deployed in remote locations.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders
    Aug 15, 2018

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM.  I have reviewed it with my team and unfortunately we cannot accept this request.  We have seen very little adoption of SNMP usage in C:D recently and believe that monitoring is better handled via IBM Control Center moving forward.  Our intention is to wind SNMP support down in the future so I will need to reject this request.  


    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

  • Guest
    Jul 25, 2018

    It will definetively make the solution secure as SNMP V2 currently used is deemed unsecure and in fact deprecated.