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How can be detect is device router or host by using snmp. I tried to use google. But nothing found.

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You can try to determine device type by polling sysObjectID ( - this should give you information about the vendor and device type (see e.g. CISCO-PRODUCTS-MIB for the list of Cisco routers sysOIDs).

The other option is RFC-1213 sysServices which can indicate the routing capability of the device.

The following SF question has some details about routing table, which can serve as additional source of information

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