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SNMP Troubleshooting SNMPERR_BAD_SENDTO (SNMP error # -12)




I need some help troubleshooting this one...

We have several HP Servers deployed with no problems and this one is set up no differently as far as I can see, but all SNMP HP sensors (ProLiant Health etc) come up with the SNMPERR_BAD_SENDTO (SNMP error # -12) error.

The HP System Management Tools is installed on the server as is SNMP Service.

The SNMP Community matches both sides, as does port etc. Each time I have changed something I have restarted the SNMP Service along with all the HP ones.

Are there any suggestions or logs I can look at?

hp logs snmp

Created on Jun 25, 2014 1:37:20 PM

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If you add a SNMP Uptime sensor, does that work?

Created on Jun 26, 2014 10:07:30 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



I get the same error

Created on Jun 26, 2014 10:21:28 AM



Then this seems to be a general problem, not just with the HP sensors. Please run a "Walk" test against the device in case using the base OID via our SNMP Tester and forward us the resulting logs for analysis to [email protected]. Please refer to this thread for proper association.

Created on Jun 26, 2014 10:36:34 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

Last change on Jun 26, 2014 10:37:24 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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