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Hi support,

I have recently installed PRTG software but I cannot configure the SNMP Monitor. The SNMP Trap Receiver below "probe device" keep telling me that it is down, while I am 100% sure that the port number is correct.

What I want to do is the following: I have a few computer systems, software and video cameras running here and want to receive traps when a status change is appearing from one of those devices.

monitoring snmp traps

Created on Apr 15, 2013 2:10:50 PM by  fatalityyyy (0) 2



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Have you had a look at How can I use PRTG’s trap receiver and what are its limitations? to ensure the trap(s) in case are properly configured (e.g. using an explicit OID)?

Created on Apr 15, 2013 2:49:46 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,174) 3 3



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Hi Sir Hutter,

Of course I had a look at that link before, but my PRTG Network Monitor keeps telling me: Status: Down Message: Could not open UDP Port 161

I am sure that it is configured correctly and first run was as Administrator since this is Windows 7. How do I get this up and do I have the possibility to do SNMP monitoring (trap receiving)?

Created on Apr 16, 2013 6:29:46 AM by  fatalityyyy (0) 2

Last change on Apr 16, 2013 10:47:51 AM by  fatalityyyy (0) 2



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Please forward us a screenshot of the Trap Receiver sensor's settings to [email protected] Please provide the article number of this thread for reference.

Created on Apr 16, 2013 11:40:11 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,174) 3 3



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