Installing SNMP in CentOS

1. Install SNMP.

 yum  install net-snmp net-snmp-utils 

2. Create a new user using the net-snmp-create-v3-user command.

 net-snmp-create-v3-user -ro -A  auth_password  -X  privacy_password  -a SHA -x AES user_name

3. Test it with

snmpwalk -v 3 -u user_name -a SHA -A  auth_password  -l authPriv -x AES -X privacy_password  localhost

4. Configure your monitoring tool with the above details.
5. Start SNMP

 /etc/init.d/snmpd start


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