ESXi 5.1 SNMP Service Starting Failure

When you look up how to change the SNMP community for ESXi 5.1, VMWare has an article¬†that displays the command to change the community of the SNMP service via the esxcli command. But when you attempt to actually¬†start the service in the GUI, you get this error: This leads to an article by VMWare about […]


Installing Cacti in CentOS 6.2 Part 2: GUI, Plugins, Host Monitoring, Email Alerts

First thing your going to do since the last post is log into the fresh cacti server. This can be achieved by going to http://(serverIP or FQDN)/cacti From here, you will get the welcome/setup screen: This just gives you some basic info that will help you understand what you are about to do. Just press […]


Getting SNMP Rolling on XENSERVER 6

So I’ve been in need of getting SNMP installed on XenServer 6- its pretty simple: login to box vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables Put in before your deny all clause -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state –state NEW -m udp -p udp –dport 161 -j ACCEPT service iptables restart vi /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf Modify this config to reflect what you need. service […]