Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Customizing trap definitions

The Custom Trap Definitions view enables you to add trap definitions to the OpenManage Essentials database. You can add a new trap definition or search unknown traps received in OpenManage Essentials, define the trap details and add the trap.
  • NOTE: When you use the Unknown Traps button to add unknown traps received in OpenManage Essentials, the Enterprise OID, Generic ID and Specific ID fields are automatically populated.

Before you begin, ensure that you are logged in with OmeAdministrator privileges.

To add traps:

  1. Click Manage > Alerts > Manage Traps .
  2. In Manage Traps, click Custom Trap Definitions. The Custom Trap Definitions view is displayed.
  3. If you want to add a new trap definition:
    1. In the Category Name list, select an existing category or type a new category name.
    2. Provide the Trap Name, Description, Enterprise OID, Specific ID, and Format String.
    3. In the Severity list, select a severity level for the trap.
  4. If you want to add an unknown trap received in OpenManage Essentials:
    1. Click Search Unknown Traps. The Unknown Traps in OpenManage Essentials window is displayed.
    2. Select an unknown trap you want to define and add and click OK. The Enterprise OID, Generic ID and Specific ID fields are populated automatically based on the selected unknown trap.
    3. In the Category Name list, select either an existing category or type a new category name.
    4. Provide the Trap Name, Description, and Format String.
    5. In the Severity list, select a severity level for the trap.
  5. Click Add Trap. The trap details you provided are displayed in the User-defined Traps grid.

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