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September 10, 2012

Howto enable SNMP on ESXi 5

Filed under: VMware Related — Tags: , — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 1:10 PM

To enable SNMP on ESXi 5 , First enable SSH service
You can read following article on howto enable ssh using vsphere client.

http://www.thomasmaurer.ch/2011/08/enable-ssh-on-esxi-5-via-vsphere-client/

Now using vSphere CLI, 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 will see

Enabling agent…
Complete.

 

 

Regard’s
Syed Jahanzaib

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