Manual Chapter : Common elements for SNMP trap tasks

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Manual Chapter

Common elements for SNMP trap tasks

  1. On the Main tab, click
    System
    SNMP
    Traps
    Destination
    .
  2. On the Main tab, click
    System
    SNMP
    Traps
    Configuration
    .
  3. Click
    Create
    .
  4. Click
    Update
    .
  5. Click
    Finished
    .
  6. To send traps when an administrator starts or stops the SNMP agent, verify that the
    Enabled
    check box for the
    Agent Start/Stop
    setting is selected.
  7. To send notifications when authentication warnings occur, select the
    Enabled
    check box for the
    Agent Authentication
    setting.
  8. To send notifications when certain warnings occur, verify that the
    Enabled
    check box for the
    Device
    setting is selected.
  9. For the
    Version
    setting, select an SNMP version number.
  10. For the
    Version
    setting, select
    v1
    .
  11. For the
    Version
    setting, select
    v2c
    .
  12. For the
    Version
    setting, select either
    v1
    or
    v2c
    .
  13. For the
    Version
    setting, select
    v3
    .
  14. In the
    Community
    field, type the community name for the SNMP agent running on the BIG-IP system.
  15. In the
    Destination
    field, type the IP address of the SNMP manager.
  16. In the
    Port
    field, type the port number on the SNMP manager that is assigned to receive the traps.
  17. For the
    Network
    setting, select a trap network.
    The BIG-IP system sends the SNMP trap out of the network you select.
  18. From the
    Security Level
    list, select the level of security at which you want SNMP messages processed.
    Option
    Description
    Auth, No Privacy
    Process SNMP messages using authentication but without encryption. When you use this value, you must also provide values for the
    Security Name
    ,
    Authentication Protocol
    , and
    Authentication Password
    settings.
    Auth and Privacy
    Process SNMP messages using authentication and encryption. When you use this value, you must also provide values for the
    Security Name
    ,
    Authentication Protocol
    ,
    Authentication Password
    ,
    Privacy Protocol
    , and
    Privacy Password
    settings.
  19. In the
    Security Name
    field, type the user name the system uses to handle SNMP v3 traps.
  20. In the
    Engine ID
    field, type an administratively unique identifier for an SNMP engine. (This setting is optional.) You can find the engine ID in the
    /config/net-snmp/snmpd.conf
    file on the BIG-IP system.
    Note that this ID is identified in the file as the value of the oldEngineID token.
    If EngineID is not manually specified in the configuration or changed, it will be subjected to an alteration after upgrade activities. See
    K15681: Customizing the SNMP v3 engineID
    at
    support.f5.com/csp/article/K15681
    : "This ID is normally determined automatically, using a combination of a pseudorandom number and the current time, in seconds."
  21. From the
    Authentication Protocol
    list, select the algorithm the system uses to authenticate SNMP v3 traps.
    When you set this value, you must also enter a value in the
    Authentication Password
    field.
  22. In the
    Authentication Password
    field, type the password the system uses to handle an SNMP v3 trap.
    When you set this value, you must also select a value from the
    Authentication Protocol
    list.
    The authentication password must be at least 8 characters long.
  23. If you selected
    Auth and Privacy
    from the
    Security Level
    list, from the
    Privacy Protocol
    list, select the algorithm the system uses to encrypt SNMP v3 traps.
    When you set this value, you must also enter a value in the
    Privacy Password
    field.
  24. If you selected
    Auth and Privacy
    from the
    Security Level
    list, in the
    Privacy Password
    field, type the password the system uses to handle an encrypted SNMP v3 trap.
    When you set this value, you must also select a value from the
    Privacy Protocol
    list.
    The authentication password must be at least 8 characters long.