snmp trap receiver Trap Receiver Tool


Trap Receiver utility of OpUtils software listens for real-time network traps for processing.

To configure the agent to receive traps read the Configuring SNMP Agents section provided for Windows and Linux.

To view Traps

  1. Click the Tools tab.

  2. Click  Trap Receiver available under the SNMP Tools category.

  3. When the Trap Receiver tool is opened, it automatically starts listening for traps in port 162. If you are running OpUtils in Linux operating systems, you should have started OpUtils as a root user to use this tool.

  4. When a trap is received, it automatically refreshes to show the received trap.

  5. The Name column defines the type of the trap or the inform request.

  6. The OID column refers to the Trap OID of the received trap.

  7. The Source column represents the IP address of the source from where the traps were sent.

  8. The Time Stamp column shows the duration when the trap was sent calculated from the agent start time.

  9. The Trap Received Time shows the date and time when the trap was received in OpUtils.

  10. The Varbind Values column has the VarBind list of the trap and its values, if any.

  11. The Varbind Desc column shows the descriptions of the trap OIDs. If the description is not available, click the Add MIB link and add the MIB containing the trap OIDs.

To change the Trap Listening Port

  1. Click the SNMP Trap Settings link. This opens a dialog to configure the port.

  2. Click Stop to stop the SNMP Trap Service.

  3. Change the port number and click Start.  

To Configure E-mail and Sound Alerts

Alerts are generated whenever a trap is received. The Trap Receiver tool can be configured to notify this through email or by playing a sound.

  1. Click the Configure Alert link. This opens the Configure Alert dialog.

  2. Select the Enable Email Alert check box and specify the recipients email addresses as comma separated.

  3. To enable sound alerts on receipt of a trap, select the Enable Sound Alert check box and select a sound file to be played. To play the selected sound, click the icon. You can also import your own sound files to be played; browse to select the sound file and click OK. The imported sound file gets added to the list, which can now be selected.

  4. Alert Cleanup Policy: Specify the maximum number of Alerts to be stored in the database, the default being 2000. When you delete the older alerts, you have an option to save them as a csv file for future reference.

  5. Click Save.

Note: To configure SNMP properties click Settings located at the top right corner or click Admin -> Settings. For details read the Configuring SNMP section.
See Also

Error Messages: E5003 : Unable to bind to Port


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