Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Configuring SNMPv3 traps

The latest version of OpenManage Essentials supports SNMPv3 traps. The SNMPv3 traps offer enhanced security than V1/V2c notifications. The Windows trap service is disabled when SNMPv3 traps is selected. For more information, see Alert Settings.

To configure SNMPv3 traps:

  1. Select Manage > Alerts > Common Tasks > SNMP V3 Trap Configuration. SNMP V3 Trap Configuration window is displayed.
    • NOTE: The SNMPv3 trap configuration details are automatically populated for the devices discovered using the SNMPv3 protocol. To receive the SNMPv3 traps, enable SNMPv3 trap listener under Settings > Alert Settings .
  2. Enter the details in the following columns for the devices discovered using SNMP V1/V2c or WSMAN protocols:
    • NOTE: The details in the SNMP V3 Trap Configuration window can be edited only if Support V1/V2c/V3 Traps is selected under Alert Settings > SNMP Listener Settings . If Support V1/V2c is selected, then you can view the details only.
    1. Username
    2. Authentication Protocol
    3. Authentication Password
    4. Encryption Protocol
    5. Encryption Password
  3. To configure the SNMPv3 trap manually:
    1. Click Add New. SNMP V3 Trap Configuration window is displayed.
    2. Enter the details in the following fields:
      • Agent IP Address
      • Engine ID
      • Username
    3. Select the Authentication Protocol from the list.
      • NOTE: SHA1 is the authentication protocol selected by default.
    4. Enter the Authentication Password.
    5. Select the Encryption Protocol from the list.
      • NOTE: AES is the encryption protocol selected by default.
      • NOTE: If the Authentication Protocol is set to None, then the authentication and encryption options are disabled.
    6. Click OK. The configured SNMPv3 trap profile is displayed in the SNMP V3 Trap Configuration window.
  4. Alternatively, to import the .csv file containing the credentials:
    1. Click Export to generate a sample .csv file.
    2. Save the file to your system, and populate the Agent IP Address, Engine ID, Username, Authentication Protocol, Authentication Password, Encryption Protocol, and Encryption Password fields in the .csv file.
    3. Click Import to import the .csv file. The imported credentials are displayed in the SNMP V3 Trap Configuration window.

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