For details about installing SNMP agents in Windows systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Windows SystemsTo configure SNMP agent, follow the steps given below:
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools and then double-click Computer Management.
In the console tree, click Services and Applications and then click Services.
In the details pane, scroll down and click SNMP Service.
On the Action menu, click Properties.
On the Security tab, select Send authentication trap if you want a trap message to be sent whenever authentication fails.
Under Accepted community names, click Add.
Under Community Rights, select a permission level for this host to process SNMP requests from the selected community.
In Community Name, type a case-sensitive community name, and then click Add.
Specify whether or not to accept SNMP packets from a host:
For details about installing SNMP agents in Windows systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Windows SystemsTo configure SNMP agent in Windows NT systems, follow the steps given below:
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Services.
In the details pane, click SNMP Service and then click Properties.
Click the Security tab.
If you want to send a trap for failed authentications, select the Send Authentication Trap check box.
Under Accepted Community Names, click Add.
In the Community Names box, type a community name from which you will accept requests.
To move the name to the Accepted Community Names list, click Add.
Repeat step 7 for any additional community name.
To specify whether to accept SNMP packets from any host or from only specified hosts, click one of two options:
Click on Windows Key > Administrative Tools > Services.
Stop the agent if it is running already, using the command:
Make the following changes in /etc/rc.d/init.d/snmpd file
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:
Insert the lineview allview included .1.3.6
next to the line
# name incl/excl subtree mask(optional)
Change the line
access notConfigGroup "" any noauth exact systemview none none
next to the line
# group context sec.modelsec.level prefix read write notif
access notConfigGroup "" any noauth exact allview none none
Then restart the snmp agent using the following command:
For details about installing SNMP agents in Solaris systems, refer to Installing SNMP Agent on Solaris Systems.
Stop the agent if it is running already using the following command:
Make the following changes in /etc/init.d/init.snmpdx file