I used to use Getif for poking around inside SNMP results from servers and devices. However it no longer works with Windows 7 and 64-bit.

I am looking for hopefully an open source bit of software that will allow me add MIB's as required and allow me to browse the MIB tree and send a request/walk off to a server to get results.

What do you all use?

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    Why community wiki? This seams like a perfectly valid question to me and that view appears to be supported by the upvotes. – John Gardeniers Jun 7 '10 at 0:27
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    I have seen similar questions shot down in flames. Dont really need the Rep, just a useful SNMP Browser :-) – Littlejon Jun 7 '10 at 5:41
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You may give a try at MIB Browser from iReasoning, the free version is only limited to the number of loaded MIBs (10 at once).

Hope this helps.

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At the moment, Getif works for me on windows 7. Just try starting it in "XP compatibility mode" :)

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  • I have to second this one. I've been using it for aaaaaaages, still gets the job done. – sysadmin1138 Jul 27 '11 at 12:02

All of them sucks. but try one these. BlackOwl MIB Browser, Tamosoft Essential network tools or Colasoft Network analyzer

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  • so, so true... I have yet to find a "good" MIB browser. I would pay for one that made the layout of the MIB trees easier to understand, and easier to walk a device and find out what values are available. Like maybe after you walk a device, give the ability filter out all the OIDs that are not available on that device and only see the relevant ones. – skinneejoe May 15 '15 at 12:52

In my experience, SolarWinds has by far the best SNMP tools on Windows. I've also recently used NetTools Pro by Axence, and it seems reasonable. My windows machine is still XP though, so I can't vouch from them working on newer versions.

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  • NetTools Pro and ManageEngine have the best MIB Browsers I've used, but they are all pretty bad really... – skinneejoe May 15 '15 at 12:53

Here's list of mib browsers that I've ever used:

  1. Mibble mib browser http://www.mibble.org (free) ManageEngine
  2. MibBrowser Free Tool http://www.manageengine.com/products/mibbrowser-free-tool (free)
  3. OidView http://www.oidview.com (commercial)
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