How to configure Backup Exec to send SNMP notification.

Article:TECH65644  |  Created: 2008-01-02  |  Updated: 2012-04-03  |  Article URL
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How to configure Backup Exec to send SNMP notification.


1. Installing and configuring the SNMP system service on Windows Server 2000  and Windows Server 2003:
- Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs
- Click Add/Remove Windows Components
- In Add/Remove Windows Components, select Management and Monitoring Tools
- Select Simple Network Management Protocol, and click OK
- Configure the SNMP trap destination

2. Configure Backup Exec Alerts (as per requirement) to send SNMP notification:
- On the navigation bar, click Tools
- Under Tools click Alert categories
- Configure the alert for which you want to send the SNMP notification.
- Test sending the SNMP notification.
Run a test job, go to the SNMP trap watcher ( IP address configured in step 1) and check if the SNMP message was received successfully. 

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