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This tutorial describes a detailed procedure showing how to configure SNMP on a HP switch.

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Despite having a good knowledge related to computer networks and even have some certifications on the subject, Luke, a 26-year-old IT analyst has just received a mission to deploy a new network using only HP switches.

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TUTORIAL

Open your browser, enter the IP address of your HP switch and access its configuration web interface.

switch hp configuracao ip inicial 2

When presented with the login prompt enter the following information:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: (no password)

After a successful login it will display the Switch's administrative interface menu.

 

switch hp configurar vlan interface web 1


Click the device menu and select the SNMP option.
 

switch hp configurar snmp interface web 1

Click the setup tab and configure the SNMP as demonstrated

switch hp configurar snmp interface web 2

In our example, the SNMP has been enabled, we selected the version 2c of the protocol and also define a contact person and a location.

Select the community tab, click the add button to add an SNMP community and set as shown below.

switch hp configurar snmp interface web 3


In our example, we configured a readonly snmp community VegetaRocks and the SNMP access was configured to allow access from all.

On a Linux computer, install the snmpwalk utility and test the SNMP configuration using the following commands.

# apt-get install snmp
# snmpwalk –v2c –c VegetaRocks 192.168.0.3

 Note! Change the community name and the switch IP to reflect your network environment.

 

CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented the SNMP configuration process on an HP switch.