Install and Enable SNMP on Centos 6

June 18, 2015 Jordansphere Uncategorized

1)  Check you have net-snmp-utils installed

# yum list installed | grep net-snmp

If not then install them:

# yum install net-snmp-utils

 

2) Configure SNMP by editing the snmpd configuration file. Firstly take a backup of the current file

# mv /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf /etc/snmp/OLD-snmpd.conf

Now edit the new file.

# vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

rocommunity     public  172.17.19.100
syslocation  "Jordansphere Towers"

 

3) Start the SNMP service

# /etc/init.d/snmpd start

 

4) You can test this using snmpwalk. In this example I am testing from my Cacti server:

# snmpwalk -c public -v 2c 172.17.19.79

(Note the target server is 172.17.19.79)

Enabe SNMP Centos,

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