12 March 2014

Setup net-snmp on Ubuntu 12.04

This is the bare minimum to set up snmp on Ubuntu to allow monitoring from Cacti or similar

apt-get update

apt-get install snmpd snmp-mibs-downloader


 - Choose /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf
 - Choose snmpd.conf
 - Choose 3 for 'Access Control'
 - Choose 3 for RO community
 - Type community name
 - Press enter or type allowed network/host
 - Press enter to allow all OID

mv snmpd.conf /etc/snmp/

service snmpd restart

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