Install and configure SNMP

Install the SNMP softare

  1. On the Windows Startmenu, go to Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. Select Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).

For Windows XP and Windows 2003, this is a sub-component of the Management and Monitoring Tools component.

Configure the SNMP Windows service

  1. On the Windows Start menu, go to Programs > Windows Administrative Tools > Windows Services
  2. Double-click the SNMP Service.
  3. Click the Security tab. If the tab is unavailable, you need to reboot the computer.
  4. Add a community string with "READ ONLY" access.
  5. ClickAccept SNMP Packets from any host.
  6. Click OK.