Installing SNMP Agent on Windows System

(Adapted from Windows help)

  • Installing SNMP Agent on Windows XP/2000/2003
  • Installing SNMP Agent on Windows NT

You need to know the following information before you install the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) service on your computer:

  • Community names in your network.
  • Trap destinations for each community.
  • IP addresses and computer names for SNMP management hosts.

 

AnchorTo install SNMP on Windows XP, 2000, and 2003, follow the steps given below:

You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.

  • Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove Programs, and then click Add/Remove Windows Components.
  • In Components, click Management and Monitoring Tools (but do not select or clear its check box), and then click Details.
  • Select the Simple Network Management Protocol check box, and click OK.
  • Click Next.
  • Insert the respective CD or specify the complete path of the location at which the files stored.
  • SNMP starts automatically after installation.

This completes the installation process. This also implements the Host Resources MIB automatically. To configure SNMP agents respond to SNMP requests, refer to Configuring SNMP agents.

 

AnchorTo install SNMP in Windows NT, follow the steps given below:

  • Right-click the Network Neighborhood icon on the Desktop.
  • Click Properties.
  • Click Services.
  • Click Add. The Select Network Service dialog box appears.
  • In the Network Service list, click SNMP Service, and then click OK.
  • Insert the respective CD or specify the complete path of the location at which the files stored and click Continue.
  • After the necessary files are copied to your computer, the Microsoft SNMP Properties dialog box appears.

This completes the installation process. This also implements the Host Resources MIB automatically. To configure SNMP agents respond to SNMP requests, refer to Configuring SNMP agents.