Cisco MIBs updated

We recently updated the Cisco MIB package ZIP file for Unbrowse SNMP. You can download it for free here. (28.9 MB). The new MIB package contains all the latest MIBs released by Cisco on their public website.  This package contains 1024 MIB Modules, and over 68,000 unique objects.

In only two steps you can get Unbrowse SNMP completely up to speed on every Cisco model network equipment.

Step 1 : Download the MIB Package from here. It is a 28.9MB download and requires about 200MB of free hard drive space.

Step 2 : Select “Repository -> Import MIB Package” from the Unbrowse SNMP main menu. Choose the downloaded package file (named Click OK. Wait for about 6-7 minutes for it to install.

Thats it! Now you dont have to worry about missing MIBs or OIDs for any Cisco equipment.

Why must I install these MIBs ?

If you are using Unbrowse SNMP without installing any MIBs, then you can still access all its functionality such as the trap receiver, MIB walker, etc. The only problem is you will see OIDs (numbers like . or instead of names.

A SNMP tool is only as smart as the number of MIBs you install into and and how up-to-date they are.


Before adding MIBs

Lets see how the passive SNMP Trap Receiver behaves without adding in any extra MIBs other than those that ship with Unbrowse SNMP.

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Image : Trap Receiver without the required Cisco MIBs

You can see that the trap names are shown as “enterprises.”. You can also see that the enumerations and other variables are also not interpreted.

After adding MIBs

If you add in the Cisco MIBs using the package or by compiling them individually, you will get an enhanced trap receiver functionality.

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Now, you can see that the traps are labelled accurately as “ciscoConfigManEvent” and the variables and enumerations are also described clearly as “(1) commandLine” etc.

PS: We also have MIB Packages for other popular vendors such as Juniper Networks, Motorola Canopy Wireless, and more. Please check our main MIB Packages page for more.

[tags] Cisco MIBs, SNMP MIB Packages, SNMP Trap Receiver, Unbrowse SNMP [/tags]


Author: Vivek Rajagopalan

Vivek Rajagopalan is the a lead developer for Trisul Network Analytics. Prior products were Unsniff Network Analyzer and Unbrowse SNMP. Loves working with packets , very high speed networks, and helping track down the bad guys on the internet.