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How to setup a Profile for SNMP and CLI credentials in Extreme Management Center

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TitleHow to setup a Profile for SNMP and CLI credentials in Extreme Management Center
Objective
  • To create a profile that uses SNMP and CLI credentials in Extreme Management Center
  • To go over creation of a SNMP and CLI credentials to manage objects in Extreme Managment Center
Environment
  • EMC
  • Extreme Mangement Center
Procedure

A Profile is a container array of Various SNMP and CLI credentials for managing network devices.
It is built off of previously created SNMP and CLI credentials.

We will start by creating a SNMP and CLI credential.

1. Click on Administration Tab and then Profiles Tab
2. Select the SNMP Credentials and Click on the Add button

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3. Give the credential a unique name, select SNMP version type and for SNMPv1 enter in the community name
         -You can display the community name by clicking on the eye
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4. Click Save
5. Now Select CLI credentials and Select Add

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6. Now, give a description of what CLI credentials purpose is, a username and appropriate passwords. You can use a type of Telnet or SSH.
7. Click Save when complete.

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8. Now it is the time to create a unique profile to use these unique credentials sets, or combinations of existing SNMP and CLI credential sets. 
    Click on Add under the Profiles selection
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9. Add the Profile Name, and select the previously created SNMP and CLI credentials for the device. Then Click Save.

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10. Now we can use this Profile to manage a device. Select the Device Mapping on lower part of screen.
11. Select the device, Select the Profile from the Profile pull down. Note the red uncommited Profile setting, Then Select Apply.
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12. Click Save and then the device will be monitored using the new profile.
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