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What are the steps to enable SNMP on VMware ESXI Server

How to alter SNMP on ESXi vi.5:

To alter SNMP on ESXI vi.5 , initial begin the SNMP service via internet consumer, then SSH to the esxi server & issue following command [change the general public together with your own snmp string]

 esxcli system snmp set --communities public
 esxcli system snmp set --enable true
 esxcli network firewall ruleset set --ruleset-id snmp --allowed-all true
 esxcli network firewall ruleset set --ruleset-id snmp --enabled true
 /etc/init.d/snmpd restart 

How to alter SNMP on ESXi five victimization Windows VSphere CLI commands:

First alter SSH service
Now victimization vSphere CLI [via windows], type

vicfg-snmp.pl
-server 10.0.0.1 -username username -password mypass -c zaibsnmp

(you can change zaibsnmp to any name you like for the community name)

vicfg-snmp.pl -server 10.0.0.1 -username root
-password mypass -enable

& you may see

enabling agent…
Complete.

Asad Mukhtar

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