Alerts Settings Dialog Box: SNMP Tab


Use the SNMP tab in the Alerts Settings dialog box to configure DeviceLock Service for SNMP support. 


DeviceLock supports SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3 protocols. You can configure DeviceLock Service to automatically send alert notifications to the specified SNMP server when alert conditions occur. These alerts are sent only when all of the following conditions are met:






The SNMP tab contains the following elements:


SNMP protocol version

Configures DeviceLock Service to use the version of SNMP supported by the SNMP server. Available options are: SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3.



Configures the SNMP server information. 



Specifies the SNMP sever to send traps to. You can type the SNMP server host name or IP address. 



Specifies the transport protocol for passing data between DeviceLock Service and the SNMP server. Available options are: UDP and TCP.



Specifies the time (in seconds) that DeviceLock Service waits for the SNMP server to reply before retransmitting the data packet. The default is 1 second.



Specifies the port on which the SNMP server listens for traps. The default is 161.



Specifies the number of times DeviceLock Service's request is re-sent to the SNMP server, if the server is not responding. The default is 5. This value is set only for TCP connections. 



Configures SNMP security settings.



Specifies the SNMP community string to use for authentication with the SNMP server. The default is public. Applicable only to SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c.


User name

Displays the user account use for authentication with the SNMP server. Applicable only to SNMPv3.


Security Level

Displays the SNMP security level. Possible values: "No security" (communication without authentication and without privacy), "Authentication" (communication with authentication and without privacy), "Authentication and Privacy" (communication with authentication and privacy). Applicable only to SNMPv3.



Click this button to open the SNMPv3 Security Parameter dialog box and configure additional security parameters. Applicable only to SNMPv3.



Specifies the time interval (in hours, minutes and seconds) used for event consolidation when generating alerts. DeviceLock Service consolidates multiple similar events occurring within the threshold time and generates a summary in a single alert if all of the following conditions are true:



The default is 0 seconds. NOTE: DeviceLock Service combines only access-related events when generating alerts. Administrative events are not consolidated.



Sends a test SNMP trap to verify that DeviceLock Service is configured correctly. This test operation can have two different outcomes, each resulting in a different message being displayed: