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 --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -c <community>
Check status: --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -s
Enable SNMP: --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -E
Disable SNMP: --server <IP or host name> --username <username> --password <password> -D

Picture below is an example of snmp check status:

VMware vSphere CLI