snmpwalk times out in IP MIBs such as ipAddrTable or ipRouteTable OIDs with the error - Timeout: No Response from "hostname"

(Doc ID 1397214.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When executing a snmpwalk to query a host a timeout  may occur in the IP MIBs such as the  ipAddrTable or ipRouteTable OIDs. The error received is the following:

Timeout: No Response from "hostname"

For example a snmpwalk executed to query the entire OID tree that then times out:

/usr/sfw/bin/snmpwalk -On -v1 -c public

------------Edited output--------------
. = INTEGER: 1
. = IpAddress:
. = IpAddress:
. = INTEGER: 1
. = INTEGER: 0
. = INTEGER: 65535
. = INTEGER: 65535
Timeout: No Response from


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