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Title:CHECK_SNMP Special Charaters in Community
FAQ ID:F0304
Submitted By:Greg Fleck 
Last Updated:03/14/2007

Description:Special charaters are not supported in the service object even when passing with escape.  

Solution:Define a new command to handle the special charaters. Make sure to pass with escape. i.e. check_snmp -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -o sysUpTime.0 -C abc\!\)\!\# 

Keywords:SNMP Community escape