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I want to update an MIB database that is exhaustive. oidview is limited so I couldn't finish downloading MIBs per vendor and only Cisco is making its OIDs available for public on ftp.

Is there a way to download a whole up-to-date MIB database ?

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No. You have to find the MIBs yourself. There is no obligation for any vendor to release their MIBs. They can be proprietary secrets if they wish. As for all the RFC MIBs it is possible for you to download every RFC and mine them for MIBs. –  PP. Jul 8 '13 at 12:30
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Honestly, PP, this is the real answer; I think you should write it up as one, so we can vote for it properly. –  MadHatter Jul 8 '13 at 12:40
    
Cisco,Juniper,HP and other companies made their MIBs publicly available. Here are some links to some unofficial MIB repositories/collections : link1 link2 link3 link4 link5 –  JohnTube Dec 26 '13 at 22:49

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As PP said, there's no requirement that companies release their SNMP MIBs. Heck, they can even change their MIBs six times a year or keep them completely secret even from their own management as a "security precaution". If you want a MIB, you have to go find it yourself, whether it be from a public RFC, a generous FTP site like Cisco's, or by schmoozing a sales engineer to slip it to you under the desk.

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Lots (some?) vendors include the MIB on any media that is included in the hardware box, as well. –  mfinni Jul 8 '13 at 14:07
    
+1 "sales engineers" - LOL –  Chris S Jul 8 '13 at 14:08

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