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Question Title How to enable SNMP Monitoring on Ubuntu Server 12.04.2

Install SNMPD 

sudo apt-get install snmpd

Create a backup file of snmpd.conf original file that we will edit later

sudo mv /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf.ori

Create the new snmpd.conf file 

sudo nano /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf

Add the file with these lines

rocommunity public
syslocation "Your Location"
syscontact admin@domain.com
 

Then edit the /etc/default/snmpd file

sudo nano /etc/default/snmpd  

Disable this line below by adding # in front of the line 

#SNMPDOPTS='-Lsd -Lf /dev/null -u snmp -g snmp -I -smux -p /var/run/snmpd.pid'  

And add a new line 

SNMPDOPTS='-Lsd -Lf /dev/null -u snmp -I -smux -p /var/run/snmpd.pid -c /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf'

Restart the SNMPD service

sudo /etc/init.d/snmpd restart

* Restarting network management services

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Created: 2013-09-14 5:51 PM
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