With the SNMP Trap Host policy listens for SNMP traps from hosts that might not be added as registered SNMP devices.


  • Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client as an administrator.
  • Verify that you have a connection to an SNMP device from the Inventory view.


  1. In the vRealize Orchestrator Client, navigate to Library > Policies.
  2. Open the SNMP Trap Host policy template and click Run.
  3. Enter a name for the policy that you want to create.
  4. (Optional) Enter a description for the policy.
  5. Select Trap Host (Online) from the inventory tree.
  6. Click Run to create the policy.
    The Orchestrator client switches to Run perspective.
  7. Right-click the policy and select Edit.
  8. In the Scripting tab, expand host > OnTrapAll.
    1. Select a workflow or a script to associate with the policy.
  9. Click Save and close to apply the edited settings.
  10. On the Policies view, right-click the policy that you edited and select Start policy.

What to do next

You can edit the SNMP Trap Host policy.