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Option 1: Disable the SNMP Service

If the service is not in use, the best mitigation is to disable it. With a wide variety of devices possible running the SNMP service, instructions for updating SNMP settings is not a one-size fits all solution. Typically instructions can be found on the vendor website. If none are available, SNMP settings can often be configured in the webpage of that device in the network settings.


Option 2: Update the Community String to a Strong Password

With a wide variety of devices possible running the SNMP service, updating the SNMP community string is not a one-size fits all solution. Typically instructions for updating the SNMP community string can be found on the vendor website. If none are available, SNMP community string settings can often be configured in the webpage of that device in the network settings.