You can set a policy to continuously listen for traps from an SNMP device that is already registered in the plug-in inventory.


  • 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. From the drop-down menu in the Orchestrator client, select Administer.
  2. Click the Policy Templates view.
  3. In the workflows hierarchical list, expand Library > SNMP and navigate to the SNMP Trap policy template.
  4. Right-click the SNMP Trap policy template and select Apply Policy.
  5. In the Policy name text box, enter a name for the policy that you want to create.
  6. (Optional) In the Policy description text box, enter a description for the policy.
  7. Select an SNMP device for which to set the policy.
  8. Click Submit to create the policy.

    The Orchestrator client switches to Run perspective.

  9. 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 SNMP Trap policy.