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Detailed how-to to eale SMNP traps to generate email



Hi Team,

Thanks again. Love your product.

I've found some fairly brief instructions on how to enable the trap collector to send an email but I just can;t get it. I;d like for particular traps received to generate an email alert. Please can you point me in any good direction to seek a detailed answer?

Many thanks James.

alerting email snmp traps

Created on May 17, 2017 3:19:19 PM

Last change on May 19, 2017 10:02:17 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Thank you for your feedback. There's a detailed guide explaining how the Trap and Syslog receiver sensors work here:

Basically, it consists of:

  1. Identifying the relevant traps for alerts and adjusting the Warning and Error filters accordingly
  2. Assigning a State Trigger for Warning or Down that will send notifications after 0 seconds in the relevant state.

Please follow the link for a detailed explanation.

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on May 19, 2017 12:39:34 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Feb 28, 2023 2:56:20 PM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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