It has been a very long time since my last post. This one was inspired by the lack of fully documented installs online, outlining each and every step, with a visual, for those who learn using images.
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I have also included the ever-populer oxidized in this guide, as this for me personally, was really tricky to get operational.
Today I went through the process of scripting the configuration of SNMP configurations for multiple OS/devices. The reason for this is that there has never been a formality or standardisation of this and sometimes we tend to forget this and or that. So, in case you would also like to script it, here is what we use.
For this, you could either use “3rd floor, of some office” or, if you are a global company, with monitoring system that makes use of the GoogleMaps API (e.g. Observium) and would like to show various location globally – use a google API name – e.g. London, UK or Cape Town, South Africa etc.
This could be a name or an email address or telephone number
Something that is configured on your server and on your device/workstation/server that allows communications. There is also a permission set that will get applied to this.
This is the place you are sending information to
This is by default, 161/UDP, unless you change it.
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