Enable SNMP from any Server

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I am trying to setup all of our Aerohive AP's so that I can scan them from any SNMP server, but not sure how to specify a wildcard or the proper setting to achieve this.  My Community String is public, but I want to set them to be scanned from any SNMP server, not just one specific one.  How can I achieve this?
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I am sorry, I don't believe that is possible. That decision was made by my predecessors, and I don't know why we restricted the number of managers. Historically we have not had a great MIB, so polling via SNMP has not had great demand from our customer base.

Why do you want an open public community that can be queried from any source IP? You don't have a network operations center with a well-known subnet?
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I know it's probably unusual, but it's because the WAN infrastructure for our school district is currently so slow and many of our sites are not on the WAN, thus we have to have local scanners for our Network Inventory software at each site.  With 65 different sites, that's 65 different scanners, thus the need to be able to use a wildcard setting to allow the Aerohive AP's to be scanned from any SNMP scanner, not just one specific one.  So, from what you are saying, this simply isn't going to be possible?
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Peter,
See http://www.aerohive.com/330000/docs/help/english/6.2r1/hm/full/help.htm#config/com/ipAddrD.htm specifically the writeup on Wildcards. I haven't fully tested this myself (no SNMP querier handy), but I was successful at creating a wildcard address. 
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Hi Mike,

I managed to get it to work after using the type of configuration you mentioned above and the wildcards.  Below is a screen shot of my config, we have three different IP Subnet Ranges in use throughout our district and by using this, it worked properly.

Many thanks for your assistance!

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Excellent! Thank you for closing the loop, I am glad to have been able to help!