Configuring Users and Common Roles
S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m
Each role in SNMP is the same as a role created or modified through the CLI (see the
Authorization" section on page
Each role can be restricted to one or more VSANs as required.
You can create new roles or modify existing roles using SNMP or the CLI.
Mapping of CLI Operations to SNMP
SNMP has only three possible operations: GET, SET, and NOTIFY. The CLI has five possible
operations: DEBUG, SHOW, CONFIG, CLEAR, and EXEC.
NOTIFY does not have any restrictions like the syslog messages in the CLI.
OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x
Role: network admin
Description: Predefined network admin
access to all the switch commands
Description: Predefined network operation
access to show commands and selected E
Description: SAN management group
SNMP—Use the CISCO-COMMON-ROLES-MIB to configure or modify roles. Refer to the Cisco
MDS 9000 Family MIB Quick Reference.
CLI—Use the role name command.
explains how the CLI operations are mapped to the SNMP operations.
CLI Operation to SNMP Operation Mapping
Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide
Configuring Common Roles