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This tutorial describes a detailed procedure showing how to perform the SNMP installation on a computer running Windows 2008.

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Access the Server Manager, select the features and click on the option add feature

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Locate the SNMP feature and finish it´s installation.

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When you finish the installation, open the Windows Control Panel and run the administrative tool > services.



Locate the SNMP service, right click on  it and access the properties of the service.

Configure SNMP as shown below.


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As can be seen, we configured SNMP to start automatically.

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The above configuration defines a read only SNMP community and configure the service to accept only SNMP packages from 192.168.0.10.

The computer with the IP 192.168.0.10 would be a server running a monitoring tool like Zabbix.


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On the image above, we defined the contact person and the location of the Windows server.

On a Linux computer, install the snmpwalk utility and test the SNMP configuration using the following commands.

# apt-get install snmp
# snmpwalk –v2c –c VegetaRocks 192.168.0.50

Note! Change the community name and the IP to reflect your network environment.

CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented the SNMP service installation process on a computer running Windows 2008.