Configuring SNMP Agents

Configuring SNMP Agent in Windows XP, 2000, and 2003 Systems

 

For details about installing SNMP agents in Windows systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Windows Systems.

To configure SNMP agent in Windows XP and 2000 systems, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel.
  2. Under Administrative Tools, click Services.
  3. In the details pane, right-click SNMP Service and select Properties.
  4. In the Security tab, select Send authentication trap if you want a trap message to be sent whenever authentication fails.
  5. Under Accepted community names, click Add.
  6. Under Community Rights, select a permission level for this host to process SNMP requests from the selected community.
  7. In Community Name, type a case-sensitive community name, and then click Add.
  8. Specify whether or not to accept SNMP packets from a host:
  9. Click Apply to apply the changes.

To configure SNMP traps, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel.
  2. Under Administrative Tools, click Services.
  3. In the details pane, right-click SNMP Service and select Properties.
  4. In the Traps tab, under Community name, type the case-sensitive community name to which this computer will send trap messages, and then click Add to list.
  5. Under Trap destinations, click Add.
  6. In the Host name, IP or IPX address field, type host name or its IP address of the server (OpManager server) to send the trap, and click Add.
  7. Repeat steps 5 through 7 until you have added all the communities and trap destinations you want.
  8. Click OK to apply the changes.

Configuring SNMP Agent in Windows NT Systems

 

For details about installing SNMP agents in Windows systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Windows Systems.

To configure SNMP agent in Windows NT systems, follow the steps given below:

Further, the SNMP Agent running Windows NT does not respond to Host Resource Data, by default. To include this support, you should have Windows NT Service Pack 6 & above. Verify this and then follow the steps given below:

To Configure SNMP Traps, follow the steps given below:

Configuring the Agent in Linux versions prior to 8

 

For details about installing SNMP agents in Linux systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Linux Systems.

Configuring the Agent in Linux versions 8 and above

 

On Linux versions 8 and above, the latest version of SNMP will already be available. You need to just make the following changes in snmpd.conf file:

Configuring the Agent in Solaris Systems

 

For details about installing SNMP agents in Solaris systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Solaris Systems.

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