Solved

snmp configuration in red hat

Posted on 2014-12-21
3
224 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-11
i have my monitoring server running on windows server 2008 r2 with CA monitoring software.now i want to configure snmp client to my redhat enterprise linux 6 .as i configure the community string in snmpd.conf file but i dont know where to put the snmp server parametrs and how i ll test that this setting is working good or not..
please gimme the step in details
0
Comment
Question by:kastro Abbasi
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 62

Accepted Solution

by:
gheist earned 500 total points
ID: 40514499
A
First things first - you must be registered with RedHat (i.e rhn_check -v should come out without errors)
If not check if you can register with your boss etc.

B
How to install snmp?
yum provides /etc/snmp
yum install "x-y"
where x-y is package name from previous step

C
Where to write community string?
/etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

D
How to start snmpd?
service snmpd start

E
How to do so at boot?
chkconfig snmpd on

F
Veee it times out?
Allow 161/UDP with system-config-firewall-tui
0
 

Author Comment

by:kastro Abbasi
ID: 40514620
Dear i already did this what u write above i know how to start/stop what is the config file and how to use yum.

i just want to know the right parameters in snmpd.conf file just to save the time.as this file contains lot of configuration and on google there are hunderds of ways which are confusing.

i have changed only this line

com2sec  notcofiguser 172.16.0.9  community

is it right or not.
0
 
LVL 62

Expert Comment

by:gheist
ID: 40515688
Thats the right spot.
Add 127.0.0.1 too to easily check if SNMPD is responding before banging your head against fire-WALL
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

I know for anybody starting from Beginner to Expert in Networking knows what OSI model. But this tutorial is for freshers or those who are new to networking world. Why I am putting OSI in such simple and compact manner is because it enables you to k…
SSL is a very common protocol used these days when browsing the web.  The purpose is to provide security to communication, but how does it do it?  There are several pieces at work that have to be setup before SSL will even work and it requires both …
Viewers will learn how to properly install and use Secure Shell (SSH) to work on projects or homework remotely. Download Secure Shell: Follow basic installation instructions: Open Secure Shell and use "Quick Connect" to enter credentials includi…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

813 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now