You can configure up to four receivers to receive SNMP traps from vCenter Server. For each receiver, specify a host name, port, and community.


Required privilege: Global > Settings


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Select the Manage tab.
  3. Under Settings, select General.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Select SNMP receivers.
  6. In Receiver URL, type the host name or IP address of the SNMP receiver.
  7. Select the Enabled check box next to Enable receiver.
  8. In Receiver port, type the port number of the receiver.

    The port number must be a value between 1 and 65535.

  9. In Community string, type the community identifier.
  10. Click OK.