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Does Cognito Detect support SNMP?

Does Cognito Detect support SNMP for monitoring?

Vectra has deliberately chosen to not support SNMP or any of its sister protocols for monitoring.  SNMP, even with SNMPv3, uses insecure authentication methods, is not considered a secure protocol.  It reveals information about a device insecurely and offers another attack vector for attackers.

What methods are supported for device monitoring?

Vectra has exposed key monitoring capability through the Cognito API.  The documentation for the API can be found in the 'Resources' tab on the UI and summarizes the API calls and expected responses.  This API includes system health monitoring and may be used freely instead of SNMP.

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