Submit a ticketCall us

Quickly Address Software Vulnerabilities
Patch Manager is an intuitive patch management software which extends the capabilities of WSUS and SCCM to not only patch Windows® servers and workstations, and Microsoft® applications, but also other 3rd-party applications which are commonly exploited by hackers. Learn more about our patch management solution.

 

Home > Success Center > Virtualization Manager (VMAN) > Monitor detailed SNMP information using Virtualization Manager appliance on Linux OS

Monitor detailed SNMP information using Virtualization Manager appliance on Linux OS

Table of contents
No headers

To enable the monitoring of detailed SNMP information using the Virtualization Manager appliance on Linux OS, install and configure the net-snmp package.

 

Warning: While you can install and configure third-party packages for use with Virtualization Manager, SolarWinds does not provide support for any issues in connection with the configuration of third-party components.

 

  1. Connect to the Virtual Appliance: open the command line, and type SSH.
  2. Log in as admin/admin.
  3. Enter the following commands to install the net-snmp package:
    • sudo su
    • yum install net-snmp-utils
  4. Enter the following command to open and edit the snmpd.conf file:
    • vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf.
  5. Replace the following lines in the snmpd.conf file:
    Original line Replace with
    • com2sec notConfigUser  default       public
    • com2sec local localhost           public
    • com2sec mynetwork Your_IP/Netmask      public
    • group notConfigGroup v1 notConfigUser
    • group notConfigGroup v2c notConfigUser
    • group MyRWGroup v1         local
    • group MyRWGroup v2c       local
    • group MyRWGroup usm      local
    • group MyROGroup v1         mynetwork
    • group MyROGroup v2c        mynetwork
    • group MyROGroup usm       mynetwork
    • view systemview     included system
    • view all    included .1 80
    • access notConfigGroup "" any       noauth    exact systemview none none
    • access MyROGroup "" any       noauth    exact all    none   none
    • access MyRWGroup "" any       noauth    exact all    all    none
    • syslocation Unknown (edit /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf)
    • syscontact Root (configure /etc/snmp/snmp.local.conf)
    • syslocation Linux (RH3_UP2), Home Linux Router.

    (Supply the appropriate information for syslocation.)

  6. Start your SNMP server and test it:
    • Use the following command to make sure snmpd always starts when Linux starts:
      • # chkconfig snmpd on
    • Use the following command to start the server:
      • # /etc/init.d/snmpd start
    • Use the following command to restart the server if the configuration file snmpd.conf is modified:
      • # /etc/init.d/snmpd restart
Last modified
09:38, 25 Jan 2017

Tags

Classifications

Public