snmpwalk command from remote host returns Timeout error message.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • snmpwalk command working fine on snmp server machine and returning the output.

[root@snmp ~]# snmpwalk -v 2c -c GETS3RV3R1NFO!
SNMPv2-MIB::sysDescr.0 = STRING: Linux 2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 10 15:42:40 EDT 2011 x86_64
SNMPv2-MIB::sysObjectID.0 = OID: NET-SNMP-MIB::netSnmpAgentOIDs.10
DISMAN-EVENT-MIB::sysUpTimeInstance = Timeticks: (18363888) 2 days, 3:00:38.88
SNMPv2-MIB::sysContact.0 = STRING: root@localhost
  • But from remote system, snmpwalk command always returns Timeout error.

[root@client ~]# snmpwalk -v 2c -c GETS3RV3R1NFO!
Timeout: No Response from


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • snmpwalk

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