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Query server for SNMP



How can I query my servers to see if SNMP is enabled and working ?

query server snmp

Created on Mar 9, 2012 6:04:28 PM

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you can use the SNMP Tester. When downloaded fill in the needed information and then scan for uptime and / or available standard interfaces. If you get results your SNMP should be configured correctyl. Best regards

Created on Mar 12, 2012 7:30:48 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



I am running the test as mentioned against a server which I know has snmp and snmp trap service enabled and running but the SNMP tester does not find the interface. Am I running the wrong SNMP version or ?

Created on Mar 12, 2012 1:09:20 PM



what exact messages / error codes do you get from the SNMP Tester?
Have you checked your firewall?
Please note also, in Windows you have to set a caommunity explicitly in the service settings, otherwise the service is running but you won't be able run queries against it. Best regards
EDIT: You also may try, as you mentioned, different SNMP Version with the SNMP tester.

Created on Mar 12, 2012 1:23:12 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

Last change on Mar 12, 2012 1:24:31 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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