How to change the community string name/SNMP name on a Vanguard Field Controller


  • How do I change the Community String Name/SNMP Name on a VFC?


  • VFC (Vanguard Field Controller)


  1. Login to VFC.
  2. Select Shared.
  3. Select Change Password.
  4. Select SNMP Password.
  5. Select Specify.
  6. Enter new password (must be 8 - 16 characters, per NTCIPv3 standard), the press Enter.
  7. Controller will reboot. 
  8. Note that Community String in VFC controller and software (display type) must match for successful communication between the controller and NTCIP software.

KB ID: DD3597017

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