Interoperating Quagga or Zebra with NET-SNMP

This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical
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Quagga is able to publish routing information to SNMP. When setting up Quagga [1] with NET-SNMP (previously know as UCD-SNMP), you may fall into the problem of Quagga logging a lot of error messages to syslog or to its own logfile. Let us analyse and fix this kind of error messages in your syslog files:
Aug 30 07:41:40 myhost snmpd[969]: refused smux peer: oid SNMPv2-SMI::enterprises.3317.1.2.1, descr quagga-0.96.5
Aug 30 07:41:46 myhost snmpd[969]: