Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Configuring SNMP Services on Windows

  1. Open a command run prompt and type services.msc to open the Services MMC.
  2. Right-click SNMP Service, and select Properties. If you cannot locate SNMP Service, you must install it using Add/Remove Windows Components.
  3. Click Security and ensure that Accept SNMP packets from any host is selected.
  4. Under Accepted Community Names, ensure that public (or a customized community string) is set. If not set by default, click Add, and type a community string in Community Name. Also select community rights as READ ONLY or READ WRITE.
  5. Click Traps and ensure that the community string field has a valid name.
  6. In Trap destination, click Add and enter the Open Manage Essential Console IP address.
  7. Start the service.

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