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Simple Network Management Protocol or SNMP is a protocol that offers network administrators a means to configure and control resource across the network. An SNMP Trap is a practice employed to send alarms and evaluate the data. Also, it aids troubleshoot any problems like hack attempt or bad requests. In this post, you will learn about how to configure SNMP in a Cisco Router.

mimic3• Right click on the “My Computer” icon and select “Manage.” Then click on the “Services & Applications” icon to extend the options. Click the “Services” option.

• Click on the “Details” button near the “SNMP Service” section. This will open to a new window. Type a responsive name in the “Community Name” segment. Click on the “Add to List” button.

• Click on the “Add” key in the “SNMP Service Properties” segment. Click the “Traps” tab.

• Type the name of the host into the matching protocol section. For example, if you employ TCP or IP, type the name of the host in the “IP” section. Click on the “Add” button. The host name will appear in the directory box.

• Repeat these above-mentioned steps to put in more Traps. Once you have added all the names then click on the “OK” key to save settings.