SNMP Protocol

Enable SNMP & Traps on Force 10

Use Telnet or SSH to connect to your switch, then enter the following commands to enable and configure SNMP.

configure
snmp-server location Brossard
snmp-server contact support@domain.com
snmp-server community 1qaz2wsx ro
snmp-server host x.x.x.x 1qaz2wsx traps v2
snmp-server host x.x.x.x traps version 2c 1qaz2wsx udp-port 162
exit
write memory

Note The above commands will set it to allow any IP to make SNMP requests on the switch. The « 1qaz2wsx» represent the community string and « x.x.x.x » the IP address of the remote Monitoring Server used to send Traps.

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