How to configure SNMP on AS/400 ?

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Configure SNMP

Here is how to configure SNMP requirements for AS400 servers:

  • Connect to the server console (telnet ...)
  • Type the command :


(this command permits configuration of the servers TCP layer)

  • Select option : 20
  • Choose application number 1,  SNMP
  • Then system information option 1
  • Select communities option 2 (with IP and network mask, from V7R1 on)
  • Once the SNMP service is configured, you must start the service using the command :

strtcpsvr *SNMP

Be careful to type *SNMP as shown.

SNMP is now enabled. You can check it by running a discovery in ServiceNav.

Note: to stop the SNMP service, use the command:

endtcpsvr *snmp

NOTE: Be careful to choose *snmp otherwise the command it will down all IP connections on the partition.

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