Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Enable SNMP on VMware ESXi 5.0

To enable SNMP on your VMware ESXi 5.0, first you should install VMware vSphere CLI.

VMware vSphere CLI

Set Up Community
vicfg-snmp.pl --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -c <community>
Check status:
vicfg-snmp.pl --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -s
Enable SNMP:
vicfg-snmp.pl --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -E
Disable SNMP:
vicfg-snmp.pl --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -D

Picture below is an example of snmp check status:

VMware vSphere CLI

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