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Configure Windows SNMP with VBscript

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Configure Windows SNMP with VBscript

I have an SNMP service to configure in 100 windows 2003 server.
I need a script that reads the name of the servers from a text file-- the names are lined up in a column-- and makes the change to the SNMP config for each server.

the Tabs and fields I need to modify are :

Agent Tab:
Service
Physical=checked
Applications=Checked
Datalink and subnetworks=checked
Internet=checked
End-to-end=checked

Traps Tab
Community name=public
Trap destination= 10.10.10.10

Security Tab:

Community
Public= Read Only
Private = Read Create

Accept SNMP packets from these hosts= selected
                 10.10.10.10




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Save the below as a .reg file
Try importing this reg file into a test server with the same production SNMP settings.

If this corrupts the SNMP Settings, then I am unsure how this can be done.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters]
"EnableAuthenticationTraps"=dword:00000001
"NameResolutionRetries"=dword:00000010

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters\PermittedManagers]
"1"="10.10.10.10"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters\RFC1156Agent]
"sysContact"=""
"sysLocation"=""
"sysServices"=dword:0000004f

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters\TrapConfiguration]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters\TrapConfiguration\public]
"1"="10.10.10.10"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Parameters\ValidCommunities]
"public"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SNMP\Security]
"Security"=hex:01,00,14,80,b8,00,00,00,c4,00,00,00,14,00,00,00,30,00,00,00,02,\
  00,1c,00,01,00,00,00,02,80,14,00,ff,01,0f,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,\
  00,00,02,00,88,00,06,00,00,00,00,00,14,00,fd,01,02,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,\
  05,12,00,00,00,00,00,18,00,ff,01,0f,00,01,02,00,00,00,00,00,05,20,00,00,00,\
  20,02,00,00,00,00,14,00,8d,01,02,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,04,00,00,00,00,\
  00,14,00,8d,01,02,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,06,00,00,00,00,00,14,00,00,01,\
  00,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,0b,00,00,00,00,00,18,00,fd,01,02,00,01,02,00,\
  00,00,00,00,05,20,00,00,00,23,02,00,00,01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,12,00,00,00,\
  01,01,00,00,00,00,00,05,12,00,00,00

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by:jskfan
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Thanks..
I tried it in my workstation and it worked just fine.

How do I deploy it to multiple computers without login into each computer?
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You can run "regedit /s \\servername\share\path\filename.reg" or "reg /import as the command to import. Unfortunately neither regedit or reg /import allow to perform this remotely.

Suggest putting the .reg file on a shared resource and using psexec to perform this remotely. Psexec is a command that allows remote execution of tasks.

Make sure you try it on a single server before pushing it to the masses because it may behave unusually if there is prior SNMP config.

Alternative ways would be using the "AT" command to schedule once. Think schtasks also is in Windows 2003 Server.
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thanks a lot
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