Enable SNMP in vSphere ESX 6

12th February 2017
by InfiniteMonkeys

    Enable SNMP in vSphere ESX 6

    Manually via SSH:
    esxcli system snmp set -r
    esxcli system snmp set -c m0nkeys33
    esxcli system snmp set -p 161
    esxcli system snmp set -L “The Bunker, Newbury”
    esxcli system snmp set -C support@cloudmonkey.co.uk
    esxcli system snmp set -e yes

    PowerCLI to all hosts:
    Via this PowerShell script courtesy of 9to5it.com 

    Host Profiles
    Edit an existing profile under SNMP and apply to host/cluster.
    * Host(s) need to be in maintenance mode in order to apply the host policy.

    SNMP Host Profile

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