How to Enable SNMP in Windows 7?

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Simple Network Management Protocol(SNMP) is an application which operates in the application layer of Internet protocol suite,which is an UDP based protocol used by network administrators using which management information is been exchanged between network devices.

SNMP is disabled in windows based operating systems by default.

This method works for enabling SNMP in windows 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003, Server 2008

here is the step by step procedure to enable it

1)Go to Control Panel

2)Cick on Uninstall a Program(if u r in tile View then select programs and features)

3)Click on Turn Windows Features On/Off and select SNMP option to be enabled and click ok the software installs and after a restart it will be ready to use.

And to use the SNMP service for sending trap messages

  • Type services.msc in the start search box and click on it
  • In the services select the SNMP service and right click on it to properties
  • Click on the TRAP tab
  • Select Community Name Box and in it tyep the community name
  • Click on add to list and apply it.



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