ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

system snmp community add

Adds a new community with the specified access control type

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


The system snmp community add command adds communities with the specified access control type. Only read-only communities are supported. There is no limit for the number of communities supported.


-vserver <Vserver Name> - Vserver

This parameter specifies the Vserver to which the community will be added. If no Vserver is specified, the community is added to the admin Vserver.

-community-name <text> - Community

This parameter specifies the name of the community.

-type <ctype> - access type

This parameter specifies 'ro' for read-only community.


The following example adds the read-only community name 'private'.

cluster1::> system snmp community add -type ro
        -community-name private
cluster1::> system snmp community show
            ro  private
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