mods1data SNMP Setup for Zabbix Monitoring

The modsNdata machines are old Fedora Core 3.

On 29-April-2015, we opened up the SNMP service to allow monitoring of disks from Zabbix.

already had snmp installed:
rpm -qa | grep -i snmp

Edit the snmp.conf file in /etc/snmp to set a "security name" and to open up the systemview.
# First, map the community name "public" into a "security name"

#  source          community
###com2sec notConfigUser  default       public
com2sec notConfigUser  default       XXXXXX (see IT or Kellee or Rick for value)


# Make at least  snmpwalk -v 1 localhost -c public system fast again.
#       name           incl/excl     subtree         mask(optional)
#view    systemview    included   .
#view    systemview    included   .
view systemview included .1

Then restart the service and test it:
service snmpd restart
chkconfig snmpd on
snmpwalk -c modssnmp -v 2c
gives loads of data

Initially we changed the base repository for yum to find old fedora core 3. The file is /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo
But we didn't need to since it was already installed
Topic revision: r1 - 29 Apr 2015, KelleeSummers
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