In vRealize Network Insight, you can configure maximum four Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) trap agents to receive notifications. The product supports the v2c and v3 versions of SNMP:

  1. Go to Settings > Alerts and Notification > SNMP Trap Destinations > ADD DESTINATION.
  2. In the Add SNMP Trap Destination page, in the Version drop-down box, select SNMPv2c or SNMPv3 protocol.
    Note: SNMP v2c protocol does not require authentication. SNMP v3 protocol supports authentication.
  3. In the Destination IP Address/FQDN text box, enter the IP address of the SNMP agent or the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN).
  4. In the Destination Port text box, enter a port number of the SNMP agent.
  5. Depending on the SNMP version, perform one of the following:
    Option Action
    For SNMP v2c In the Community String text box, enter a community string.
    For SNMP v3
    1. In the Username text box, enter the name of the user you have created in the SNMP agent.
    2. (Optional) Select the Use Authentication check box.
    3. (Optional) Select an authentication protocol, and then enter the password you had set for the particular user in the SNMP agent.
    4. (Optional) Select the Use Privacycheck box, and select a privacy protocol and enter a privacy phrase respectively.
  6. (Optional) In the Nickname field, enter a nick name.
  7. (Optional) To verify whether the configuration is correctly done, click SEND TEST TRAP, and then check whether the trap has been sent to the SNMP agent.
  8. Click SUBMIT.