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  1. #1

    SNMP enable

    OS : RHEL5 arch 86_64
    I want to enable SNMP on my syetem , How can i do it......?

  2. #2
    Quick HOWTO : Ch22 : Monitoring Server Performance - Linux Home Networking

    if it is already configured just run by root
    service snmpd start

  3. #3
    srevice snmp start: It is giving error
    bash: service: command not found

    When i give this command : /etc/init.d/snmpd status
    It is giving error saying that
    bash: /etc/init.d/snmpd: No such file or directory

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  5. #4
    then install it

    yum search "*snmpd*" - for search of exact packet name
    yum install net-snmp (I think so)

  6. #5
    I have one query...My system configuration is RHEL Client 5.1...
    So i want to ask that Is this true that "SNMP can only be enabled only on server machine.Since my machine is clent so SNMP can not be enabled on my machine..."

  7. #6
    please let me see the link where you have read it

  8. #7
    thanx sir,
    I installed it on RHEL Client 5.1....i installed rpm file net-snmp-5.3.1-24.el5_2.2.x86_64.rpm...
    But when i give command::
    /etc/init.d/snmpd restart
    Stopping snmpd: [FAILED]
    Starting snmpd: [ OK ]

    And when i give command : /etc/init.d/snmpd status It is giving error saying that..
    "snmpd dead but pid file exists"

  9. #8
    have you already configured snmpd?

    try to delete pid file.

    grep pid /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

    and then rm it

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