Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Configuring SNMP Services on Linux

  1. Run the command rpm -qa | grep snmp, and ensure that the net-snmp package is installed.
  2. Run cd /etc/snmp to navigate to the snmp directory.
  3. Open snmpd.conf in the VI editor ( vi snmpd.conf).
  4. Search snmpd.conf for # group context sec.model sec.level prefix read write notif and ensure that the values for fields read, write, and notif are set to all.
  5. At the end of the snmpd.conf file, just before Further Information, enter the Open Manage Essentials Console IP address in the following format: trapsink <OPEN MANAGE ESSENTIALS CONSOLE IP> <community string> For example, trapsink 10.94.174.190 public.
  6. Start the SNMP services (service snmpd restart).

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