Configuring the SNMP Agent
Applies to version(s): v2.7.
Once you are logged into the Web Portal and have successfully activated the tbSnmpAgent application, follow these steps to configure the application to suit your needs:
Configuring SNMP system parameters
- Click Configurations in the navigation panel.
- In the Application Configuration List, find the entry for tbsnmpagent and click edit, next to that entry.
- Under the Application Params heading, the following general application parameters can be configured:
- SNMP IP Port: the IP port to use for making SNMP requests (standard default value is 161)
- SNMP System Description: the textual description that will appear when polling the sysDescr variable of the SNMPv2-MIB
- SNMP System Object ID: the value appended to TelcoBridges' value (.126.96.36.199.4.1.21776.3) for the SNMPv2-MIB variable sysObjectId
- SNMP System Name: the textual description that will appear when polling the sysName variable of the SNMPv2-MIB
- SNMP System Location: the textual description that will appear when polling the sysLocation variable of the SNMPv2-MIB
- SNMP System Contact: the textual description that will appear when polling the sysContact variable of the SNMPv2-MIB
- Under the Advanced Params heading, the following general application parameter can be configured:
Configuring SNMPv1, SNMPv2c
- Under the SNMPv1 SNMPv2c Communities heading, new communities can be created for SNMP versions 1 or 2:
- By default, the standard communities public (read-only access), and private (read-write access) have been created
- Click Create new community to create a new community for SNMPv1, or SNMPv2
- Under the SNMPv3 Users heading, new users can be created for SNMP version 3:
- By default, no SNMPv3 users are created
- Click Create new SNMPv3 user to create a new user definition for SNMPv3
Note: If SNMPv3 is used for security reasons, SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 users should be removed completely from the configuration.
- Under the SNMP Trap Destinations heading, destination addresses for SNMP traps can be defined:
- By default, no SNMP trap destinations are defined
- Click Create New SNMP Trap Destination to create a new destination for sending SNMP traps to
- Under the Log Params heading, logging parameters for the application can be set. The directory and format that logs are stored in can be selected.
- Under the Advance Params heading, operational time delays ca be modified.