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How to run SNMP service?

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First off I am a Linux beginner.  How do I set up to run SNMP as a service when my computer starts up.  Also how do I manually start the SNMP service?
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go to this page.....

http://linuxvm.com/SNMPIN.html
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other in /etc/snmpd.conf

you can modify your configuration...

for the second question abaout start and stop snmp manually

if you use redhat  put this

service snmpd stop/start

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/etc/init.d/snmpd start/stop

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I am using RedHat.

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I want to be able to use GUI as much as possible.
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For redhat linux 9.0

          you do this things to run snmp agent deamon

give the command at prompt

/etc/rc.d/init.d/snmpd start  -> start

/etc/rc.d/init.d/snmpd stop   -> stop

/etc/rc.d/init.d/snmpd retstart -> restarting

you can configure it using the file
      /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

for automatically starting snmp agent server ,
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d
   ln -s ../init.d/snmpd S100snmpd
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d
   ln -s ../init.d/snmpd S100snmpd





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