Solved

SNMP service installed, not responding, Window Server 2003

Posted on 2009-05-18
8
1,309 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
i am attempting to use the SNMP service with Opmanager.  I cannot get a response from the SNMP service, it is installed and running.  i have followed the directions from microsoft for config, security, and trap in services.  I have tried this on two Windows 2003 servers.  One is a pdc, the other a member.  i have tried other SNMP tools with the same result.  

any help would be greatly appreciated!
0
Comment
Question by:wireme
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
8 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Andres Perales
ID: 24416667
Have you checked the firewalls on these services?  If on try turning them off to see if the SNMP Trap will get through.  If the firewall is blocking them then you will need to add the exception for it!
0
 

Author Comment

by:wireme
ID: 24416807
there are no firewalls installed on either server.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:yoogi88
ID: 24418182
Make sure the SNMP community name is set and "Accept SNMP packets from any host."
0
MongoDB Through a MySQL Lens

This article looks at MongoDB and MySQL, and covers high-level MongoDB strengths, weaknesses, features, and uses from the perspective of an SQL user.

 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:qf3l3k
ID: 24419396
If there is no firewalls between server and OpsView console make sure that:
1. Windows firewall is not blocking anything (by default if turned on will block SNMP)
2. Community string marked on screenshot with number 1 is the same as community string set on OpsView side
3. "Accept SNMP packets from these hosts" option has IP address of OpsView host listed in order to allow SNMP communication from OpsView host

Once all confirmed and there is no other network devices which can block traffic SNMP communication should work.

You can also try to use SnmpB application to check connectivity:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/snmpb/
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:qf3l3k
ID: 24419444
It looks like something has eaten screen attachment from previous post.
snmp.jpg
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Johneil1
ID: 24425193
re-install SNMP
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
wireme earned 0 total points
ID: 24445516
i did some checking on the snmp port, there was a supermicro utility already using it.  the motherboard is a supermicro serverboard.
0

Featured Post

Ready to trade in that old firewall?

Whether you need to trade-up to a shiny new Firebox or just ready to upgrade from whatever appliance you're using now, WatchGuard has the right appliance for you! Find your perfect Firebox today with appliance sizing tool!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Outsource Your Fax Infrastructure to the Cloud (And come out looking like an IT Hero!) Relative to the many demands on today’s IT teams, spending capital, time and resources to maintain physical fax servers and infrastructure is not a high priority.
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…
Suggested Courses

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question