FreeBSD: How To Install and Configure SNMP in FreeBSD

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a UDP-based network protocol. It is used in network management systems to monitor network-attached devices for conditions that warrant administrative attention.

1. SNMP installation using ports

Install net-snmp using this commands:

# cd /usr/ports/net-mgmt/net-snmp
# make install clean


2. SNMP basic configuration

Copy the default configuration file to the right location.

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