63.7 Configuring SNMP Trap Notification for Agent Problems

The Monitor Agent can throw SNMP traps for use by the Management and Monitoring component of Novell ZENworks for Servers or any other SNMP management and monitoring program.

At the Windows Monitor Agent server console:

  1. Select the root agent group to set up SNMP trap notification defaults for all monitored agents.


    Select any agent group to set up SNMP trap notification for the agents in the selected group.


    Select any agent to set up SNMP trap notification for that individual agent.

  2. Click Configuration > Notification.


    On Linux, at the Monitor Agent Web console, select one or more agents, then click Preferences > Setup to display the Notify settings.

    Notification dialog box

    Unless you selected the root agent group, Use Parent Notification Options is selected and all options are dimmed. Deselect Use Parent Notification Options to set up notification for an agent group or individual agent.

  3. Select Send SNMP Traps, then click OK.

  4. Make sure that the Monitor Agent is properly configured for SNMP, as described in Section 63.3.2, Configuring the Monitor Agent for SNMP.