You can set a policy to continuously listen for traps from an SNMP device.


  • Verify that you are logged in to the Orchestrator client as an administrator.

  • Verify that you have a connection to an SNMP device from the Inventory view.


  1. Click the Policy Templates view in the Orchestrator client.
  2. In the workflows hierarchical list, select Library > SNMP and navigate to the SNMP Trap policy template.
  3. Right-click the SNMP Trap policy template and select Apply Policy.
  4. In the Policy name text box, type a name for the policy that you want to create.
  5. (Optional) In the Policy description text box, type a description for the policy.
  6. Select an SNMP device for which to set the policy.
  7. Click Submit to create the policy.
  8. On the Policies view, right-click the policy that you created and select Start policy.


The trap policy starts to listen for SNMP traps.

What to do next

You can edit the trap policy.