On the flip side to my recent post – Install and enable SNMP – Windows - I thought it would only be fair to do a similar article for OS X.  Being that I am a massive Apple Fan boy icon smile Enable and Configure SNMP   OS X

From a new terminal window launch the following command:

sudo snmpconf -g basic_setup

When prompted, enter your administrator password, and follow the on screen prompts to configure SNMP depending on your requirements. Once you have completed the configuration launch the following command from the terminal window

sudo  launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.net-snmp.snmpd.plist

That’s it, all being well you should now have SNMP enabled on your OS X machine.

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  • http://twitter.com/jaredfolkins jared folkins

    // turn off snmp

    sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.net-snmp.snmpd.plist

    • http://www.mikesel.info/ Mike Hudson

      Thanks for the tip!


  • marika

    Are there any mac firewall port openings required?

  • marika

    Is there anything specific for mavericks? or will this procedure work ok?

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