Re: [tkined] SNMP request

From: Juergen Schoenwaelder (
Date: Fri Jun 23 2000 - 17:27:28 MET DST

>>>>> Paolo writes:

Paolo> Is it possible to distinguish between a response from a
Paolo> inactive or non-reachable router and a response from a router
Paolo> that give me an authentication failure (caused by wrong
Paolo> community)? In both cases I receive the message: noResponse

The noResponse error code means exactly what the name says: no
response. And since there is no response, it is hard to distinguish
between a non-reachable router and an authentication failure. ;-)


Juergen Schoenwaelder      Technical University Braunschweig
<>  Dept. Operating Systems & Computer Networks
Phone: +49 531 391 3289    Bueltenweg 74/75, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
Fax:   +49 531 391 5936    <URL:>

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