Preinstallation Checklist for the CommServe SNMP Enabler

The CommServe SNMP Enabler sends alerts from the CommServe computer to other computers using the SNMP protocol. For more information, see Setting up Alerts and Notifications - SNMP Traps.

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where the SNMP Enabler will be installed and to gather all of the information you will need during the installation.

  • Verify System Requirements

    There are no minimum requirements for the SNMP Enabler.

  • Verify License Requirements

    The SNMP Enabler does not require a license.

  • Determine the Installation Location

    Install the SNMP Enabler on the CommServe computer. The SNMP Enabler cannot be installed on cluster environments.

  • Install Windows SNMP Services

    SNMP Services (a Windows Server feature) must be installed and running on the CommServe computer. The following SNMP protocols are supported:

    • SNMP Version 1 (SNMPv1)
    • SNMP Version 3 (SNMPv3)
  • Gather Installation Data

    Refer to the items in this section to gather the information that you will need during the installation. Record the information before you begin installing the software, so you can refer to it during the installation.

    You can install the CommServe SNMP Enabler only by using the installation package that was created by the Download Manager.

    SnapProtect package to install
    Install the CommServe SNMP Enabler package, which is listed under the Tools category.
    SNMP Traps
    To add computer groups and trap destinations to the SNMP service, gather the following details:
    • Decide on a name for the group of computers that will receive the SNMP traps (also known as community name).
    • If trap destinations are required, collect the host name, IP or IPX address of the destination computers.