You can configure up to four receivers to receive SNMP traps from vCenter Server. For each receiver, specify a host name, port, and community.

To configure SNMP settings, the vSphere Client must be connected to a vCenter Server system.

Required privilege: Global.Settings

1

If necessary, select Administration > vCenter Server Settings to display the vCenter Server Settings dialog box.

2

If the vCenter Server system is part of a connected group, select the server you want to configure from the Current vCenter Server drop-down menu.

3

In the settings list, select SNMP.

4

In Receiver URL, enter the host name or IP address of the SNMP receiver.

5

In the field next to the Receiver URL field, enter the port number of the receiver.

The port number must be a value between 1 and 65535.

6

In Community, enter the community identifier.

7

Click OK.