SNMP basic setup for 10.6 (Mac)

Brandon Hart -

Open a terminal

Get Super User access.

Navigate to /etc/snmp

Change the name of the sample  snmpd.conf file to something like snmpd.old

Create a new snmpd.conf file and put the following in there:

         rocommunity <your community string here>

So if you use the default public as your community string, you should put:

         rocommunity public

Then in the terminal use this command to turn on snmp and set it to turn on at every reboot from now on:

         launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/


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