Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Traps - AWS Elemental Server

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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Traps

You can configure AWS Elemental Server to generate Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2) traps for activity on the node. For information about the management information bases (MIBs) in AWS Elemental Server, go to the Settings page in the AWS Elemental Server web interface and choose SNMP Interface.

AWS Elemental Server generates traps for the events described in the following table.

Notification Event Contents
ELEMENTAL-MIB::alert Any alert that worker nodes in the cluster generate.
  • ELEMENTAL-MIB::alertSet: 1 if the alert is being set, 0 if the alert is being cleared.

  • ELEMENTAL-MIB::alertMessage: describes the alert that was set or cleared.

To set up SNMP traps

  1. On the AWS Elemental Server web interface, go to the Settings page and choose SNMP.

  2. On the SNMP page, complete the fields, using the instructions in the following table as a guide. Choose Save:

    Field Instructions
    Allow external SNMP access Choose Yes to open the SNMP port on the firewall.

    The port must be open if you will send an snmpwalk command.

    Generate SNMP Traps for Alerts Choose Yes to generate traps.
    SNMP Management Host Enter the IP address of the trap destination.
    SNMP Management Trap Port Enter 162.
    SNMP Management Community Enter Public.