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Simple Network Management Protocol

How to configure SNMP client on Linux server (Debian like)

The article describes just the simplest running configuration and how to run SNMPd agent on Linux OS.


Firstly, we need to install SNMP deamon

apt-get install snmpd

Then backup config file and create new

mv /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf  /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf.orig
touch /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

Write basic information into the new /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf file

SNMP software - references

PRTG Traffic Grapher


Supports: SNMP, NetFlow, Packet Sniffing


Focal Point


Supports: SNMP

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