Adding trap notification for SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c

Alert Notification Guide for VSP 5000 Series

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This topic describes the procedure to add IP addresses and communities to trap notification for SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c.

You must have the Storage Administrator (Initial Configuration) role to perform this task.

For more information, see the System Administrator Guide

  1. Display the Device Manager - Storage Navigator main window.
  2. From the Settings menu, select Environmental Setting > Edit Alert Settings.
  3. Click the SNMP tab.
  4. Under SNMP Agent, select Enable.
  5. Under SNMP Version, select v1 or v2c.
  6. Under Registered Sending Trap Settings, click Add.
  7. In the Add Sending Trap Setting window, under Community, enter a community name or select from the list of existing community names.
    You can enter up to 180 alphanumeric characters. The following special characters are not allowed: ", \, ;, :, ,, *, ?, <, >, |, /, ^, &,', and %.

    Do not use a space either at the beginning or the end.

  8. Under Send Trap To, perform one or more of the following steps:
    • To enter a new IP address, select IPv4 or IPv6, and then enter the IP address.
    • To use an existing IP address, select from the list of existing IP addresses.
    • To add more than one IP address, click Add IP Address to add additional input fields.
    • To delete an IP address from Send Trap To, click the minus (-) button next to the IP address.
    Note: Any IP address that has all values set to zero (0) cannot be specified for IPv4 and IPv6. The IPv6 address is specified by entering eight hexadecimal numbers that are separated by colons (:) using a maximum of 4 digits from zero (0) to FFFF inclusive. The default form of the IPv6 address can be specified.
  9. Click OK.
    The IP address and community you entered are added to the Registered Sending Trap Settings table.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. In the Confirm window, enter a name for the task, confirm the settings, and then click Apply.