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Bug 58005 - snmpget (4.2.1) does not produce correct output when -O v is specified
snmpget (4.2.1) does not produce correct output when -O v is specified
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ucd-snmp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-01-04 19:21 EST by Dan Tucny
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-18 14:13:19 EST
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Description Dan Tucny 2002-01-04 19:21:58 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:

Description of problem:
When 'snmpget' is used with the -O v command line parameters, it should 
return just the value, missing the OID from the output. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 4.2.1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. snmpget -v 1 -O v localhost public .

Actual Results:  interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifDescr.2sit0

Expected Results:  sit0

Additional info:

This works with 4.2, however has been broken in 4.2.1.
snmpget -v 1 -O v localhost public .
with 4.2 returns: sit0
with 4.2.1 returns: interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifDescr.2sit0
with 4.2.1 without -O v: interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifDescr.2 = sit0

4.2.1 is the version supplied by RHN (updated from 4.2). Using the older 
version works, using newer versions of ucd-snmp (net-snmp) also works.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-01-18 14:13:14 EST
I have spoken to RedHat support about this issue and they suggested filing a bugzilla report.  I can confirm that this is a problem.

Here is an example of the command I am trying to use: 

/usr/bin/snmpget -v 1 -Cf -Ov localhost mycommunitystring

According to the snmpcmd man page, the -Ov flag is supposed to show just
the value and leave out the OID, but here's the result I get:


Instead of just the amount of memory.  This flag was not broken under
the default RedHat 7.1 installation, but broke when the SNMP package was

I am currently running ucd-snmp-4.2.1-4.7.x and
ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.1-4.7.x under RedHat 7.1 
Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2002-01-29 10:37:22 EST
The latest version (4.2.3) is available via rawhide now. This should fix this


Read ya, Phil

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