enable snmp community

enable snmp community [encrypted enc_community_name | community_name |alphanumeric-community-string | hex hex_community_name


Enables SNMP community strings.

Syntax Description

encrypted Community name is encrypted.
enc_community_name Encrypted community name.
community_name Community name in ASCII format.
hex Provide value in hexadecimal.
hex_community_name Community name in hexadecimal.
alphanumeric-community-string Specifies the SNMP community string name.



Usage Guidelines

This command allows the administrator to enable an snmp community that has been disabled. It sets the row status of the community to Active.


The following command enables the community string named extreme:

enable snmp community extreme


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.1.

The hex keyword and hex_community_name variable were added in ExtremeXOS 15.6.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.