Configuring Trap Messages

A SNMP Trap Message is the notification message sent to the SNMP server when events that require administrative attention occur.

  1. Go to Administration > System Settings > SNMP.
  2. Under Trap Messages, select Send SNMP trap messages.
  3. Specify the trap message settings.

    Option

    Description

    Manager server address

    Specify the manager server address.

    SNMP version

    Select the SNMP version:

    • SNMPv1/SNMPv2c

    • SNMPv3

      If you use SNMPv3, configure the SNMP server as follows:

      • Context Name: "" (default context)

      • Context Engine ID: <Auto>

      • (Optional) MD5 Authentication protocol: HMAC-MD5

      • (Optional) DES Privacy protocol: CBC-DES

    Community name

    Specify a community name.

    Security model

    Select the security model:

    • No authentication or privacy

    • Authenticated

    • Authenticated with privacy

    User name

    Specify the user name.

    Password

    Specify the password.

    Privacy passphrase

    Specify the privacy passphrase.

    Note:

    Before configuring the appliance, set up the SNMP server first using the same SNMP version, community name, security model, user name, password, and privacy passphrase.

  4. Click Save.
  5. (Optional) Click Download MIB to download the Management Information Database (MIB) files.
    • Users can open the MIB files to view all network objects that can be monitored and managed using the SNMP protocol, or import them into management consoles that support this protocol.

    • For a list of Deep Discovery Analyzer supported SNMP object identifiers (OID), see SNMP Object Identifiers.