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SNMP signal

When you enable the Gather HCP SNMP Metrics signal for a source, HCM uses the SNMP protocol to gather object storage metrics for the HCP system and individual nodes.

This table describes the settings for this signal and the related settings that you need to configure on your HCP system.

Source settingDescriptionRequired HCP configuration

Select the version of the SNMP protocol that your HCP system is using, either:

Version 1 or 2c

Version 3

To enable SNMP in HCP:

  1. Log into the HCP System Management Console.
  2. Select Monitoring > SNMP.
  3. Select Enable SNMP at snmp.<hcp-system-name>.
  4. Select an SNMP version to use.
  5. Specify a value for the Community field.
  6. If you selected SNMP version 3, specify a username and password.
  7. Click Update Settings.
CommunityApplies to SNMP Version 1 or 2c. Specify the name of the SNMP community that your HCP system is using.
Username, PasswordApplies to SNMP Version 3. Specify the SNMP username and password that your HCP system is using.


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