SNMP Trap Forwarding


 

The alerts generated by Netflow Anlayzer can be forwarded as a trap message to any manager application. This helps in consolidating all the network alerts in a single place in the manager application. 

The steps for the manager application to get the traps, forwarded by Netflow Analyzer, are;

  1. Configure a particular port in the manager application to listen for SNMP traps 
  2. In Netflow Analyzer alert profile form, select alert action as 'SNMP Trap' and specify <Server Name>:<Port No.>:<Community> 

After the configuration, one trap is sent to the manager application, for every alert generated. A trap contains an OID and a system description.  

 

 

The steps for the manager application to decode the meaning of each of the OIDs, are;

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