You can run a workflow that waits to recieve an SNMP trap from a specified device.

About this task

This workflow features a trigger, which stops the run of the workflow and waits for an SNMP trap before continuing. When a trap is received, the workflow run resumes. You can use the workflow as part of more complex workflows, or as a sample that you can customize or extend for a specific need.


  • 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 Workflows view in the Orchestrator client.
  2. In the workflows hierarchical list, select Library > SNMP and navigate to the Wait for a trap on an SNMP device workflow.
  3. Right-click the Wait for a trap on an SNMP device workflow and select Start workflow.
  4. Select the device on which you want to wait for an SNMP trap.
  5. (Optional) : In the OID text box, type the object identifier of a specific trap.

    If you leave the text box empty, the workflow run resumes after receiving any trap from the specified SNMP device.

  6. Click Submit to run the workflow.