Enable SNMP Monitoring on VMware vSphere 5 Hosts


In this tutorial I will explain how to enable SNMP Monitoring on VMware vSphere 5 Hosts.

VMware SNMP Monitoring

Enable SNMP Monitoring

– Open VMware vSphere CLI (Command Prompt – not PowerCLI)
vicfg-snmp.pl --server myserver --username myusername --password mypassword -c public
vicfg-snmp.pl --server myserver --username myusername --password mypassword --enable

Replace myusename, mypassword and myhostname with vSphere username, password and host-name/IP-address. Replace public with community name (you can use ‘public’ for read only) All done.

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